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Empire of New Hyspania
Imperio de Nueva Hyspania
Flag of New Spanishland Coat of Arms of New Spanishland
Flag
Motto: In Our Empire, The Sun Never Sets!
Anthem: National Anthem of New Spanishland
Royal anthemImperial March
Geographical Location of New Spanishland at Ordis
CapitalNew Horizon
Largest Bauxal City
Official languages English, Spanish
Recognised regional languages Yannekiera, Arawakan and Tennaiau
Demonym Hyspaniard
Government Semi-Constitutional Monarchy
 -  Emperor Manuel XVIII
 -  Prime Minister Helenna Monserrat
Legislature Imperial Assembly
Establishment
 -  Dynastic Union 1347 
 -  España Dynasty 1615 
 -  Republic 1790 
 -  Constitution of 1816 1816 
 -  New State Regime 1932 
 -  España-Russo Establishment 1945 
Population
 -  estimate 30.257.095
 -  census 2014
 -  Density 152/km2
393.7/sq mi
GDP (nominal) estimate
 -  Total $1,128,221,309,527 (8th)
Gini20
low
HDI .88
very high
Currency Solar (NHS)
Time zone NSST (UTC-4:30)
Drives on the "right"
Internet TLD .NH

The Empire of New Hyspania more commonly known as New Hyspania or just Hyspania is a Semi-Constitutional Monarchy located in XXX whose capital is the city of New Horizon. It has a land area of 433,250 km² including overseas territories and 427,925 km^2 without overseas territories. The Empire limits to borders with XXXX and XXXX to the North, to the West, XXX, to the South, XXX and XXX to the East.

According to the Hyspanic Constitution, Spanish and English are the official language of the state and all Hyspaniards have the duty to know and the right to use it. In 2006, it's the mother tongue of 89% of the population. Other languages are recognized as co-official in various regions, according to the Statute of Crown States.

Gross Domestic Product puts the Hyspanic economy in the world eighth position. New Hyspania is a tourist power, the most visited country in the world with xx million tourists in 2014, and the first in the world in income from tourism. It is also the eighth country with the largest presence of multinationals. It has a very high rate of human development (0.88), according to the 2014 report of the Ordic League.

The first hominid presence observed the genus Homo dating back to 1.2 million years before present, as evidenced by the discovery of a jaw of a Homo in the valley of Altapuerta not rated yet. In the third century there was the Khorneran intervention in the area, which led to a subsequent conquest of what later would become Spanishland. In the Middle Ages, the area was conquered by various Germanic peoples and Muslims, settled for more than seven centuries. It is not until the XV century, with the dynastic union of Bauxal and Cortez and the culmination of the Reconquest, together with the subsequent annexation of the Kingdom of Cromwell Valley, when you can talk about the foundation of Spanishland, as was recognized abroad. Already in the Modern Age, the Spanishlander monarchs dominated the first global colonial empire, covering territories on four continents, leaving a vast cultural and linguistic heritage across the globe. In the early nineteenth, after successive wars in their territories, lost most of its colonies. During this century, a war against the Vonnish invaders cause of territorial and maritime disputes in addition to the belligerent behavior of both monarchs, a short-lived republic also produce replaced by a constitutional monarchy and the country's modernization process again. In the first third of the twentieth century, a military coup that would take the power to General Eutanasio Rodriguez began. The country was under the dictatorship until his death in 1943, when a transition to the monarchy began, whose climax was the drafting, ratification in a referendum and promulgation of the current Constitution, which advocates the legal system higher freedoms like values, justice, equality and political pluralism.

History[edit]

Prehistory, Protohistory and Old Age[edit]

The current Spanishlandic territory host two of the most important places for the Osovan and world prehistory: the Mountain Range of Altapuerta (which defined the species Homo antecessor and has found the most complete set of bones of Homo heidelbergensis) and Cave Altamira (where Paleolithic art was first identified).

The Bison of Altapuerta painted in the Upper Paleolithic.

The position of the country determined the arrival of successive cultural influences of the eastern lands, particularly those linked to the Neolithic and Metal Age (Agriculture, ceramics, megalithic), culminating in the historic settlements of the first millennium BC. Because of its favorable location for communications as well as its agricultural potential and its mineral wealth, the east and southern areas were those that achieved greater development(culture of the Sillares, Culture Margar, Tarlessos, Iterians peoples). There were also continuous contacts with Central Escar.


Government and Politics[edit]

New Spanishland is a social and democratic state of law whose political form is semi-constitutional monarchy. National sovereignty resides in the Spanishlander people, from whom emanate the powers of the State.

The Emperor of New Spanishland. Manuel XVIII.
The Prime Minister of The Empire, Helenna Monserrat.

"The Constitution is based on the indissoluble unity of the Spanishlandic Nation, the common and indivisible homeland of all Spanishlandians, and recognizes and guarantees the right to autonomy of the nationalities and regions which comprise and solidarity among them. Spanishlandic Constitution of 1945, Article 2."

Division of Powers[edit]

The head of state is the Emperor of New Spanishland. Arbitrates and moderates the regular functioning of the institutions and assumes the highest representation of the Spanishlandic State in international relations, in addition to symbolizing the unity and permanence of the nation. In any case, it does have its own initiative in their political acts, since he is responsible for them.

The executive (domestic and foreign policy and civil and military administration) and regulatory power, power are exercised by The Crown. The Cabinet is chaired by the Prime Minister, who appoints his ministers and has the characteristics of a head of government in a parliamentary system functions.The Prime Minister, countersigned by The Emperor, proposed the submitted investiture after a round of consultations with leaders of parliamentary groups; so far always been presented to the leader of the party or pre-election coalition that has obtained most votes and seats (in all cases the number one of the list that the party presented to Assembly by New Horizon), and in all cases has He has been elected either in the first vote (in which an absolute majority is required) or in the second ballot (in the highest number of positive votes than negative is required). Although it would be possible to form a coalition government since 1977, all governments have been "single-color" (formed by a single party or pre-election coalition), even though the parliamentary support were available only a relative majority. Congress can depose the Prime Minister by a constructive motion of censure which determines who replaced him in office.

Headquarters of the main institutions that exercise the different branches of government.

The Imperial Assembly.
The Palace of La Velena. Residence of The Prime Minister.
The Hall of Monteverde and Mountbatten. Headquarters of the Supreme Court.

International Relationships[edit]

Armed Forces[edit]

The Ship "Carlos III", Fightes SPAF-16, Spanishlandic soldiers in Cacupey and a Brigante 3M Tank.

The Spanishlandic Imperial Army are responsible for national defense, which as set out in the eighth article of the Constitution, have the task "guarantee the sovereignty and independence of The Empire, defending its territorial integrity and constitutional order"

These have traditionally been divided into three arms: the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Today, the Imperial Honor Guard is a ceremonial body (in the service of the Emperor and its family, responsible for their safety) and the Military Emergency Unit (an integral body whose mission is to intervene quickly in any of the national territory disaster or other public needs) both being formed by personnel of the three main armies.

It also has the sixth most powerful navy, the world's oldest Marines Corps and world's two oldest permanent military units: the 1st Emperor's Immemorial Infantry Regiment and the Light Infantry Regiment "Soria" No. 5.11

Territorial Organization[edit]

Geography[edit]

At 433,250 km2 (167.27876 sq mi), New Hyspania is the world's tenth largest country and Orda's fifth largest country.

Spain lies between latitudes xx° and xx° N-S-E-W, and longitudes xx° N-S-E-W and X° E.

On the west, Hyspania is bordered by Khornera; on the south, it is bordered by xxx,. On the east, it is bordered by xxx. on the south is bordered by xxx

Extending to xxx km2 (xxx mi), the Khornero–Hyspanic border is the xxxest uninterrupted border within Orda.

Demography[edit]

In 2010 the population of Hyspania officially reached 48 million people, as recorded by the Crown Census Commitee(Hyspania's National Register). Hyspania's population density, at xx/km² (xxx/sq mi). With the exception of the region surrounding the capital, New Horizon, the most populated areas lie around the coast. The population of Hyspania more than doubled since 1900, when it stood at 17.5 million, principally due to the spectacular demographic boom in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Native Hyspanics make up 82% of the total population of Hyspania. The immigrants originate mainly in xxx (xx%), xxx (xx%), xxx (xx%), and xxx (x%). In 2005, Hyspania instituted a three-month amnesty programme through which certain hitherto undocumented citizens were granted legal residency.

In 2008, Hyspania granted citizenship to 84,170 persons, mostly to people from xxx, xxx and xxx. A sizeable portion of foreign residents in Hyspania also comes from other Western and Central Ordan countries.

Economy[edit]

The urban landscape of New Horizon, capital and one of the country main economic centers.

New Hyspania is currently the xxth largest economy, but has become the xxth, and even the xxth as nominal GDP. The Hispanic economy is one of the most open economies economies in the world, and one of the economies with more internationalization in its financial products, services, etc. Hyspania has traditionally been an agricultural country and is still one of the largest producers of Orda, but since the mid-1950s industrial growth was fast and soon reached a greater weight than agriculture in the country's economy. The Hyspanic Empire has become a diversified and growing economy based on the services sector since 1955. The government of former Emperor, Gerardo IX have made a vast program of reforms: many state enterprises have been privatized and liberalized key areas the economy, including the financial and telecommunications sectors.

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Valgrana, in the Metropolitan Area of Comet City is home of several multinational companies operating in New Spanishland.

New Hyspania has a predominantly agricultural past but, following the development that the country has recorded in the 1950s and 1960s, the structure is based on services and industry, which in 2010 accounted for 74.5% and 22.8% of the GAV (Gross Added Value), respectively. Spanishlandic agriculture is well developed thanks to the climate, the terrain and the favorable soil. The main crops are wheat, barley, sugar beet (beet), corn, potatoes, rye, oats, rice, tomatoes and onion. The country also has extensive vineyards and citrus orchards and olive groves. In 2005 the annual production (expressed in t) of cereals was 14 million; 3.8 of which were wheat, barley 8,3, 4 corn and rye 126,100 t. The annual production of other important products was: 6.7 million tons of sugar beet, 2.6 million potatoes, 5.9 million grapes, tomatoes 3.9 million, almost 3 million oranges, and just under 1 million onions. In recent decades it has intensified agricultural modernization with 23.9% of the population working in the sector. Olive groves (4000 km²), vineyards (3750 km²), wheat (3000 km²) maize (2680 square kilometers). The wines, especially Alaven wine and Vauxhall wine, and Spanishlandic oils are quite known. New Hyspania is also producer of fruit, especially oranges, cherries and bananas. Also important are the sugar beet, sunflower oil and tabaco.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transport[edit]

The transport was seen as a priority in the early 1950s, driven by rapid growth in the use of automobiles and industrialization. The country has a road network of 82,900 km, of which at least 3000 km are part of the system of 44 highways. New Spanishland developed one of its first highways in 1949, and linking New Horizon to Comet City, in what would be in the future the A5 motorway. However, although other sections of highways were built in the 1950s and 1960s, it was only in the late 1970s when construction began on a large scale highway. Currently the network of highways and expressways are well developed and connects the coast with major cities in the interior, with a network of 3000 km. There are also major routes and supplementary routes that may be composed of highways and expressways.

The HHST (Hyspanic High Speed Train), in the Metropolitan Area of Comet City links the Comet City metro with the city's buses as well as outstation bus and train lines..

Culture[edit]