|Social State of Nikhghiaangh
नख्घपाङ्घ्पौ शङख़ यमव्य
Nikhghiaanghau Shinikh Yimivay
|Motto: "चच् दन् तोच् दोअन् केत् वि लोइ इछ् छुन्ग्"
"The peoples unite for common good"
|Anthem: Forwards unto Liberation
तिएन् तोइ गिऐ फोन्ग्
Physical map of Nikhghiaangh
|Recognised national languages||Ghiaanghi|
|Ethnic groups (2017)||
|Government||Single Party Socialist Republic|
|-||Premier of the Party||Premier Liau Thiogh|
|-||Leading Party Member||Leading Party Member Dhaan Chiuhkh|
|Legislature||Congress of the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front|
|-||Zhioo Dynasty||750 BC|
|-||Nikhghiaangh Empire||850 AD|
|-||Republic of Nikhghiaangh||1726 AD|
|-||Social State of Nikhghiaangh||1908 AD|
920,564 sq mi
|GDP (nominal)||2017 estimate|
|Date format||dd-mm-yyyy AD|
|Drives on the||left|
Nikhghiaangh (Ghiaanghi: नख्घपाङ्घ), officially the Social State of Nikhghiaangh (Ghiaanghi: नख्घपाङ्घ्पौ शङख़ यमव्य) is a sovereign country located in Central and Eastern Escar between the Myaartway Gulf and the Yurganian Sea. At 2.3 million square kilometers, Nikhghiaangh is the [1st or 2nd] largest country in the world by surface area, and has the largest population in the world at 214 million people. Nikhghiaangh is a unitary single-party socialist republic, with the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front being the only legal political organization in Nikhghiaangh. Nikhghiaangh borders East Jiquan, Myaar'tway, and Tsutikuo. The country hosts a variety of diverse topography with its main population center located in the Xianivin plain. Nikhghiaangh's capital and largest city is Mikhivay, with a population of 16 million.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 2.1 Early History
- 2.2 First Unification Period (450 BC-120 AD)
- 2.3 Uzhut Rule (120 AD-350 AD)
- 2.4 Shattered Period (400 AD-850 AD)
- 2.5 Second Unification Period (850-1200)
- 2.6 Conquest of the Turkics(1200-1400)
- 2.7 The Great Plague and Discovery of Valeya (1400-1500)
- 2.8 The Golden Imperial Era (1500-1700)
- 2.9 Republican Era (1700-1880)
- 2.10 The Early Socialist State (1890-1939)
- 2.11 The Modern Socialist State (1940-present)
- 2.12 Socialist State of Namgiang
- 3 Politics
- 4 Geography
- 5 Economy
- 6 Demographics
- 7 Culture
The name Nikhghiaangh (Ghiaanghi: नख्घपाङ्घ) is translated as "Squares Land". Nikh means land, while Ghiaangh is a plural form of a proto-Ghiaanghi term for square. The name supposedly was given by Turkic conquerors in the X Century who marveled at the extensive rice fields that dotted the Xianvin Plain.
First Unification Period (450 BC-120 AD)
Giangi history traditionally starts with the foundation of the First Vo Dynasty around 750 BC, which encompassed most of the Xanhvinh Plain and surrounding mountainous regions.
Uzhut Rule (120 AD-350 AD)
The weakness in the Vo Dynasty led to the collapse of the indigenous government and rule by the Uzhut conquerors.
Shattered Period (400 AD-850 AD)
The Mealo Khagnate finally collapsed and led to a period dominated by smaller states.
Second Unification Period (850-1200)
The Namgiang Empire was formed after the Battle of X, now ruled by the Quyen Dynasty.
Conquest of the Turkics(1200-1400)
The Namgiang Empire during this period launch a series of invasions of the interior nomads and tribes and subjugates them. Meanwhile, economic growth in the core regions produce a strong mercantile class and growing interactions with the Cathai.
The Great Plague and Discovery of Valeya (1400-1500)
WIP Great Plague that kills many.
The Golden Imperial Era (1500-1700)
Coming out of the terrible great plague, the Empire of Namgiang extends its reach over Escar, subjugating vast lands and establishing trade posts across the seas. However, growing discontent after a series of costly wars and the growth of a republican movement in the urban classes causes turmoil.
Republican Era (1700-1880)
After the brief but bloody republican revolution, the Giangi Empire collapses. The Republic of Namgiang manages to hold on to some territory, but loses much of the periphery. This period is marked by internal strife as the Republican government is fraught with corruption and vying factions.
The Early Socialist State (1890-1939)
Discontent with the Republican government, communist revolutionaries launch a campaign to oust the Republican government, garnering much support
The Modern Socialist State (1940-present)
Socialist State of Namgiang
Social unrest in Namgiang resulted in the Liberation War, which was fought between Republican loyalist and communist revolutionaries From 1903 to 1908. By the summer of 1908, the communists won, establishing the Socialist State of Namgiang. The Socialist State underwent lengthy rebuilding from 1908 until 1939, when the Kingdom of Jiquan declared war on Namgiang. This rebuilding included a reforming of the administrative structures which granted greater economic autonomy to the provinces and centralized the security apparatus in Minh Nong. After brutal fighting across Escar, especially concentrated in the south and west, the Central Escaric War ended in X
The Social Republic of Jiquan was quickly integrated into the Giangi military command with the Giangi Occupation Forces, Jiquan Theatre, being transitioned into the Jiquan Theatre which was integrated with the Jiquan Revolutionary Armed Forces. However, the Social Republic of Machen was not integrated due to political reasons and only a token force was maintained in the SRM. At the outbreak of the Machenese Civil War in 1959, the All Peoples Armed Forces High Command and the Premier called for a significant intervention, however, various state security apparatuses and the Foreign Office rejected the proposal. The APAF ignored their protest and began preparations to deploy expeditionary forces. After learning about the preperations, the QAN and Foreign Office attempted a coup against the High Command and the Premier, resulting in the squashing of the coup and the arrest of several high level officials. The country was put under emergency, and significant disunity occurred within the government. The situation finally stabilized in Namgiang around 1960, but the APAF was unable to send significant forces into the SRM, and Namgiang pulled out after several months of half hearted intervention. Still bitter from the loss, Namgiang refused to acknowledge the dissolution of the SRM and refused to sign the Dzongla Treaty, which contributed to serious tensions between the Machenese Empire and Namgiang.
In 196X, Namgiang was involved in the Hinomoto War, resulting in the withdrawal of Giangi forces from the island. Namgiang then intervened in the (?Esc civil war?). In the 60s and 70s the Social Republic of Jiquan underwent serious unity issues as various splinter groups established bases of support in the south and central Jiquan. This led to Giangi led negotiations between the factions and the central government under the Yichun Accords which allowed for high amounts of regionalism and autonomy while maintaining the nominal state. In 1984, the Uzhut War broke out. The Machenese Empire quickly involved itself and Namgiang and Machen fought a three week war, resulting in an OL negotiated ceasefire and establishment of a DMZ along the Giangi-Machen border. The Dennui DMZ remains the largest demilitarized zone in the world and the site of extensive military installations.
After the 1999 Yellow Putsch in the SRJ, the Giangi air force established no fly zones and conducted combat operations in the southern and central regions of Jiquan to fight against regionalist splinter groups. The situation led to two significant ground operations on the part of Namgiang in 2000 and 2008 to create a buffer zone along the Giangi border. In 2009 Namgiang reintegrated the SRJ into the [INSERT ORCOM INTEL SHARING] to bolster their ties.
Nikhghiaangh is a unitary Single Party Socialist Republic with a Premier as head of state and government, and a Leading Party Member acting as chief whip. The country is run through the apparatus of the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front (GAPF), the only legal party of Nikhghiaangh. The Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front is referred to as the government of Nikhghiaangh, due to the party apparatus and government structure being the same. All national party members must be members of the GAPF and swear allegiance to the Social State. This coupled with banning non-socialist members from the party has led to a restricted form of democracy.
The Premier of the State is selected by unanimous decision by the Central Committee. The Central Committee is the highest body in the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front. The Central Committee is selected by the national party members of the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front, and is usually based on seniority and political connections. Six out of the nine current sitting members of the Central Committee currently serve in the government as well as as national party members. The bureaucracy of the All-Peoples Front is split into four types: the legislature, the executive, the local governments, and the judiciary.
The national party members of the Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Front are elected at the Sector and Autonomy level, serving a six year term, with a maximum of three terms each. There is one national party member for each Sector and Autonomy. These members are elected through FPTP and constitute the unicameral Ghiaanghi All-Peoples Congress, the national legislature.
The Premier is the head of state and functions in many governmental roles, including being the commander-in-chief of the All-Peoples Armed Forces of Nikhghiaangh and also managing the various bureaucratic Offices and Sub Offices. The Premier also has partial oversight of the High Inspector alongside the Congress.
The High Inspection Committee is the highest court in Nikhghiaangh, with several lower courts being assigned to geographic regions. Each Lower Inspection Committee is also supported by various specialty courts which reside in Mikhivay. Interestingly both an anti corruption agency (CCT) and a Party crimes agency (DDH) are subordinate to the High Inspection Committee, giving the court significant powers.
Military and Security Services
The All-Peoples Armed Forces of Nikhghiaangh is the military forces of Nikhghiaangh. There is also the Central Security Office, which manages the three security branches and the Intelligence Directorate. However, the General Staff of Central Security are subordinate to the Central Committee.
Nikhghiaangh maintains strategic and ideological relationships with its ORCOM allies Valourium, East Jiquan and Gran Altiplano. Nikhghiaangh also guarantees the independence of Meriad through the X Treaty, and maintains strong trade relations with the Kingdom. Nikhghiaangh also maintains good relations with Transoxthraxia, Ahrenrok, and Sarethan.
The GDP (nominal) of Namgiang stood at $2.694 trillion USD at the end of 2016, and with a per capita GDP of $12,700 USD, Namgiang is the 10th largest economy in Ordis aggregate, and per capita X largest. The economy of Namgiang is a mixed market socialist economy, with significant state intervention in strategic sectors of the economy. Economy of Namgiang
| 40% Southern Giangi | 30% Baccaod Giangi | 8% Zhoggchu | 5% Bautic | 4% Tegnadese | 4% Uzhut | 2% Ko Khani | 2% Quanhcoi | 2% Pasonian | 1% Myaarmese | 2% other
Namgiang maintains a steady birthrate at 2.2 births per woman.
The majority of Namgiang is Bautroii, with Goba Bautroii being the largest sect at 76% of the population. The second largest sect is Animist Bautroii at 7% of the population. Another 10% of the population adhere to Zhoggchu Paganism, and the rest identify as irreligious or not sure, according to 2016 census statistics from the central government of Namgiang.
Bautroiism (Giangi: बौत्रोईस्म), is a native religion of Namgiang. Bautroiism is a pantheistic religion with a belief in an impersonal essence, or Su Hien Dien (Giangi: सु हिएन डिएन), which guides the world and its processes through its nature. Bautroiism rejects the bifurcation of the afterlife, and instead postulates that the afterlife is a resting place of the souls until the rebirthing of the earth, where the souls are then recycled along with all matter in the universe.
Su Hien Dien's similarity to an anthropomorphic deity is sometimes confusing. However the Essential Chapters explain that it is within Su Hien Dien's nature to create and cycle, thus its actions are of impulse not of sentience or choice. According to the text the impersonal essence recycles the universe on the great parchment of life, where its power is painted onto the great parchment of life. The world and afterlife exist for a time, and then slowly melt off the parchment. Thus the spiritual souls, afterlife, and physical world collect into the Su Hien Dien's "essence" and it again stains the parchment with the recycled matter and souls. This rebirth continues for eternity.
Common to Bautroiism is a focus on moral behavior to honor Su Hien Dien (which manifests in people taking collective views of moral actions not for self betterment but out of respect for the higher powers), its extensive rituals to celebrate Su Hien Dien, and its pragmatic view of the future. The Bautroi Temples of Namgiang is the largest organization of Bautroiism, and maintains itself as the only moral organization. Many competing sects also exist, but they are usually much smaller and are discriminated against by the central government.
Giangi culture is diverse owing to its vast geography and population. Its relatively isolated position from the western Cathaic areas of Escar led to a unique cultural development path, yet Namgiang maintains similarities with the other Cathaic cultures.