"Freedom and Courage"
| National Anthem|
The Antioquian Song
|Official Language(s)||English,Spanish and Paisa|
|Statistics as of 18/6/2012|
|Nation Rank||9,281 of 5,242 (177.05%)|
- This country is part of the Post-Dissolution Sphere.
Antioquia is a growing, developing, and maturing nation at 30 days old with citizens primarily of Caucasian ethnicity who follow mixed religions. Its technology is advancing rapidly. Its citizens enjoy a wealth of technology within their nation. Its citizens pay extremely high taxes and many despise their government as a result. The citizens of Antioquia work diligently to produce Fish and Water as tradable resources for their nation. It is a mostly neutral country when it comes to foreign affairs. It will usually only attack another nation if attacked first. When it comes to nuclear weapons Antioquia will not research or develop nuclear weapons. Plans are on the way within Antioquia to open new rehabilitation centers across the nation and educate its citizens of the dangers of drug use. Antioquia allows its citizens to protest their government but uses a strong police force to monitor things and arrest lawbreakers. It has an open border policy, but in order for immigrants to remain in the country they will have to become citizens first. Antioquia believes in the freedom of speech and feels that it is every citizen's right to speak freely about their government. The government gives foreign aid when it can, but looks to take care of its own people first. Antioquia will not make deals with another country that has a history of inhuman treatment of its citizens.
Kovrov Stoyanovich, a native of antioquia, seeing the lack of authority and the anarchy that stormed the land, decided to create his own government. He enjoyed great popularity at his hometown, so he had popular support. On 10 may of 2012 he mobilised a group of supporters to medellin, taking the palace of the gobernor. On may 11 he declared the independent nation of "Antioquia".
He inmediately was recognized as authority in medellin and the surroundings, but in the far places of antioquia he was still not recognized as leader. He then formed an army of 3,000 men, and moved to the south, claiming an anexing this territory, then he defeated the "United Self-Defenses of Antioquia" and thus ending all the oposition to his reign. In May 25 of 2012, he officialy proclaimed the Republic of Antioquia
Antioquia follows the Constitution of Antioquia proclaimed in 2012. The President of Antioquia is the head of state and chief of the ejecutive power, the President has several powers (stated in the constitution) in order to preserve the national order. The president also appoints the Council of Ministers. The Ejecutive power resides in the Popular Palace, in Medellin.In case that the president is absent the Vicepresident will be the head of state until the return of the titular president.
The Legislative power falls to the Congress of the Republic, the congress currently consists of two differents cameras, the Upper Camera and the Lower Camera. The Upper Camera proposes the bills and laws while the Lower Camera votes and approbes it. The voting system used in the Congress is a system of Majority. The members of the congress are appointed by the Committee of Representatives (The members of the committee are appointed by the head of state)
The Judicial Power falls to the Supreme Court, the Supreme Court manages the Regional Courts, these courts are responsable for the judicial process in each region.
Council of Ministers
The Council of Ministers is one of the most important organs of Antioquia administration, each minister is responsable for the development of their assigned ministry area. The CM currently consists of 11 Ministers.
- Minister of Internal Affairs (2nd in command)
- Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Minister of Social Protection
- Minister of Urban Development
- Minister of Rural Development
- Minister of Education
- Minister of Transport
- Minister of Communications and Information
- Minister of Homeland Security
- Minister of National Heritage (Culture)
- Minister of Economy
The Republic of Antioquia currently has a strong, developing economy. The two main products of the republic are fish and water, exporting large amounts of food and water to the closest nations, a beer industry is also present, but only for internal consumption, antioquia also has a healthy and large sector dedicated to construction.
The tax rate of the Republic of Antioquia is currently 28% of total income. This tax is known as "Income Tax", Taxes are recoleted by the Bank of the Republic, the BR also prints the national currency, the Peso Antioqueño
The National Army of Antioquia is in charge of defending antioquia's borders. The NAA is directed by the Military Committee of Antioquia with the President of the Republic acting as Commander in Chief.
The NAA has the authorization of the Congress, since the Legislation Act Number 6 of 2012 "Military Equipment and Personel regulations", to purchase equipment freely of other nations with the authorization of the President.
The National Navy of Antioquia is in charge of defending the national waters and the sovereignity. The navy also carries out inteligence operations for the Administrative Department of Security. Since the Decree Number 7 of 2012, the Navy is ongoin a massive modernization. The head of the army is appointed by the Military Committee of Antioquia.
Antioquian Air ForceThe Antioquian Air Force is the institution in charge of defending the skies of the fatherland. The AAF is jurisdiccion, along with the navi and the infantry, of the Military Committee of Antioquia. Since the Decree Number 7 of 2012, the AAF is ongoing a massive modernization. The head of the AAF is appointed by the Military Committe of Antioquia, as well as the directors of the AAF bases. The AAF currently have two Airports exclusively for their use, 1 of practice and the other 1 of defense, however the AAF also have presence in the Airport of Medellin. The AAF have his own research lab, the "Aircraft Development Center", the location of this center is unknown, but the AAF is already benefiting from this lab, this center has developed the COMECON, a very advanced communications network, the NERATE is based on COMECON.
Antioquia has an strict foreign relations policy, the Legislation Act Number 9 of 2012 regulates the foreign transactions with other nations. In order to start a bilateral trade, it MUST be approved the Congress of the Republic, the Congress will examine the Humanitary Situation of the Nation and its Results in the International Economic Competitiveness Index in order to pass and approve the contract.
The Foreign Office is in charge of managing the embassies of Antioquia, the office also holds the responsability of managing the foreign aid system, altrought there are plans of creating a independent institution for this matter.
Education and Social Protection
The National Education Program is managed by the Educational Board, the board currently consists of 10 members. Education is FREE in Antioquia and all the educational institutions are public and managed by the state. The Network of Public Education currently consists of 12 Grade Schools, 21 High Scools, and 2 Colleges.
The University of Antioquia is the top of the educational system of Antioquia and the center of all technological research in Antioquia. The current Head Master of the University is Alfred Ramz.
The Healthcare system and the Social Policy is responsability of the National Healthcare Board and the Advocacy of the People. Healthcare is free in Antioquia.
Religion and Culture
There is no national religion, but instead a large amount of mixed teachings and religions. According to the last National Census the 34% of the population is christian, the 26% is muslim, another 10% is Jewish and, surprisingly, a large amount of the 30% of the population is atheist/agnostic.
Culture and high quality art at Antioquia have been and are immense. They have left their mark deep in the life of Antioquia, and have crossed national boundaries very far abroad. The cultural voice Antioquia has walked for virtually all the major capitals of the world in every continent, with the echoes of ambassadors as Botero, Juanes, Jaime Llano Gonzalez, Pelon Santamarta, Tartarin Moreira and many other.
Juanes, for example, a contemporary superstar of the early twenty-first century, a knight of the French cultural order, and has been so far the only artist in the world selected to act before the Post-European Parliament and to act opposite Paul McCartney in super -concerts in Los Angeles and many other places on the planet also have been given many other awards and decorations. Juanes is also the composer, with colaboration of Kovrov itself, of the National Anthem of Antioquia.
There are several languages in Antioquia along with the official languages. English and Spanish are spoken by a majority of the population. While the official language is Paisa, though there are many other languages spoken in the Anntioquia. A majority of all Antioquians are bilingual.
Sports is a very important part of the Antioquians daily activities. The most popular sport Antioquia is football. The sport in Antioquia is managed by state Federations that exist in order to help organize events. It is common for youth between ages 5–13 to participate in sports at various youth organizations. Many sporting events are anticipated by citizens, and many citizens watch them from their homes. The NERATE has a major contract with the Federation of Sports of Antioquia.
Media and Information
Antioquia counts with the NERATE (NEtwork of RAdio and TElevision) which is managed by the minister of communications and information. All channels are public and managed by the state. The main news network of Antioquia is TeleAntioquia and the main entertainment channel is TeleMedellin
Antioquia is divided in 9 sub-regions in order to facilitate the administration of the country. Antioquia currently has 125 municipalties, each one with its own major.
Divisions of the Antioquian territory
The Antioquian territory has the following regions:
- Lower Cauca
- Medium Magdalena
- Aburra Valley
|Lower Cauca||Medium Magdalena||Northeast|
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The Republic of Antioquia has 3 major political parties, and many other smaller political parties. In order for a political party to be official and permitted to take part in elections it must register with the government. This process is as simple as having the Party Leader fill out and turn in a form to the local court/council who will review it only to see that all the mandatory area's are filled out before passing it to the Council of Ministers for approval. The Party Leader must have atleast 5.000 signatures in order to start the party registration process.
List of Major Political Parties
|Party||Political Position||Ideology||Other Info|
|National Party||Centre-Left||Nacional Socialism and Progressivism||The largest political party in Antioquia. Created by Kovrov itself.|
|Liberal Party ||Centre-Left/Right||Liberalism||The third largest political party in Antioquia.|
|Conservative Party ||Right||Conservatism||The second largest political party in Antioquia and the main oposition of the government|
Other Political Parties
|Party||Political Position||Ideology||Other Info|
|Revolutionary Communist Party ||Far-Left||Communism||The only truly left party in Antioquia.|
|Legitimate Catholic Movement ||Right||Religious Conservatism||The first Political Party of Antioquia that bases on Religious Beliefs.|