Passio-Corum

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Greater Pallisican Trade Association
Flag of Passio-Corum
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Coat of Arms of Passio-Corum
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Motto:
Anthem:
Location of Passio-Corum
Map versions 15.3.5-Present
Capital Lucien
Largest city Wallis Island
Official language(s) English, Pallisican, Hammish
Official religion(s) {{{religion}}}
Demonym Pallisican, Passian
 - Adjective Pallisican
Government Theocratic Monarchy
 - Queen Esper I Crown of Passio-Corum
 - Mata Siva Supreme Arbiter of the Council of Courts
 - Legislature Houses of Corum
Establishment 28.80 PSSC (1/14/14)
 - Ranked N/A
Area 4,867,056 sqkm (905 WG)
 - Ranked NA
Population 34,709,939 (34.85 PSSC)
 - Active
 - Ranked N/A
Currency Poli (P)
Abbreviation PSC
National website Pallisican Website
National forum Pallisican Forum
National animal Bijeko-Lisea-Nas
National food Adraso-Oname
National drink Zinjibari Wine
National tree Uso-Oname
The influence of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association extends across virtually all of Micras' eastern hemisphere.

The Greater Pallisican Trade Association, otherwise known as the Realm of Passio-Corum, and the Kingdom of New Zimia, is an economy-based micronation based in the Eastern hemisphere of the planet Micras. A rich nation with a well developed culture, and the continuing state to Passas, the Greater Pallisican Trade Association has attained relative notoriety during its brief existence, due primarily to the nation's strict emphasis on the economic principles outlined in the essay "A Sustainable Economy".

With a population of around 35 million, Passio-Corum lays claim to 4.86 million square kilometers of land, spread around an area of ocean equaling in total area around 73.96 million square kilometers. The government of Passio-Corum regards much of this area of ocean as being within its jurisdiction, although such claims are not recognized by the MCS.

Etymology

The word "Pallisica" is a variation of the word "Passas," which is derived from the language of the native kralian inhabitants of Southwestern Keltia. In contrast to the word "Passas," which roughly translates to "home of the Host Spirit," the word "Pallisica" translates to "home of the lovely Passasian."

History of Passio-Corum

Media

Media has played a central role in documenting the history of modern Pallisican society. Since the early 700's WG, three major newspapers have dominated the field of reporting on the events which have defined the evolution of the Realm of Passio-Corum: the Passasian Daily News, which documented the thirty years surrounding the establishment of the Passasian Regional Government and the rise and fall of Queen Mina, the Wallis Star, which documented the history of the Wallis Islands during its time as a protectorate of the Free State of Haifa, and the New Zimian Standard, which continues to document current events in the Greater Pallisican Trade Association.

Notable People

For additional insights into the history of the Pallisican Trade Association, one may also refer to the biographies of King Lucien IV, Queen Evahn I, and Queen Esper I.

Pre-Modern History

For an overview of pre-modern Pallisican history, one may refer to the essays "The Republic" and "About Passas, An Introduction".

Geography

Terrain of Passio-Corum.
  Coastline
  Sea-Level
  Coastal Plains
  High Plains
  Highlands
  Mountains
See also: Climate of Passio-Corum

The Greater Pallisican Trade Association is an imperial nation with rapidly changing, highly dynamic borders. Unofficially, the nation lays claim to much of the lands of Northern Corum, Southern Keltia. and Eastern Eura. Officially, the nation claims the following territories:

Flag Territory Capital Location Pallisican sovereignty
Kingdom of New Zimia Kingdom of New Zimia Lucien Northern Corum 28.80 PSSC
- Realm of Bayen Ossyo Northern Corum 30.68 PSSC
- Protectorate of the Wallis Islands Wallis Island Northern Corum 30.75 PSSC
- Domain of the North Antarctic Brabantia Southern Austral Strait 30.75 PSSC
- Eastern Eura Trade Association Rey East Eura 31.06 PSSC
- Realm of Redwood-Brugge Redwood City Western Corum 31.44 PSSC
- Dependency of Tanah-Baru Soekarnograd South Keltia 31.48 PSSC
- Realm of Alphaville Alphaville East Keltia 32.17 PSSC
Passas Passas Zidado West Southwest Keltia 32.63 PSSC

In addition to these, the Greater Pallisican Trade Association also maintains claims in the following regions:

Flag Territory Capital Location Pallisican sovereignty
- New Zimian Outer Realms New Zimian War League Skerry Isles, East Corum 31.75 PSSC
- Agency of Non-Incorporated Pallisican Territories N/A Misc. 32.55 PSSC
- Chelkran Kesh New Zimian Temple Authority Southwest Keltia 32.63 PSSC

Population

Races

Passio-Corum is home to a handful of significant, clearly defined races, each of which plays its own considerable role in Pallisican society. The foremost of these is the Pallisican race - for whom the Greater Pallisican Trade Association is named - but other notable races include the Kralian peoples, who are regarded as the original indigenous inhabitants of Passas, the Haifan race, which originates along the Strait of Haifa in central Keltia, and the Gamesman race, which is indigenous to Corum. In addition to these races, Passio-Corum is home to an indeterminate population of Aead, a race of demons who are widely believed to originate on the planet Indigo.

National Population Growth

Population growth is an important part of politics and governance in Pallisican society, as it directly shapes the size and composition, and general interests of the nation's various governments. Below is a chart indicating recent growth trends in Passio-Corum.

35.27 PSSC

Regional Investor Sub-Regional Investors
Positive Population Growth % Negative Population Growth %
Passio-Corum N/A 3.12%
Kingdom of New Zimia Region of the Center 3.54%
Region of the East 6.50%
Region of the West 3.31%
Protectorate of the Wallis Islands N/A 3.28%
Domain of the North Antarctic N/A -.17%
Realm of Bayen N/A -5.34%
Realm of Redwood-Brugge N/A 3.51%
Dependency of Tanah-Baru N/A -3.32%
Realm of Alphaville N/A 1.56
Passas Zibertian Societies -1.23%
Zimian Societies 3.77%
Passasian Societies -3.31%
New Zimian Temple Authority N/A 3.28%
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Politics

Government

A chart demonstrating the balance of power in the government of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association.

The Greater Pallisican Trade Association is a theocratic, imperial, economic union governed by the Chief Moniker of the New Zimian Temple Authority. The nation's Constitution is based on that of the Kingdom of Hamland.

The government of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association can be broadly divided into three levels:

Crown of Passio-Corum

At the top of the Pallisican government exists the Crown of Passio-Corum. This office, which is occupied by the nation's ruler, exists to approve or reject legislation supported by the Council of Courts, and to issue decrees which reflect approved legislation.

Council of Courts

The Council of Courts exists to approve or reject legislation supported by the Houses of Corum. This level of the nation's government is comprised of at least four different offices. These include the Office of the Supreme Arbiter, the Office of the Chief Justice of the Secular Court, the Office of the Chief Justice of the Temple Court, and the Office of the President of the National Bank. Other offices which have been added since the Council's establishment include the Office of the Commander of the New Zimian War League, the Office of the Duke of Northman, and the Office of the Oracle.

Legislature

The Pallisican Legislature, which is the only level of the nation's government which consists of elected officials, exists to support or reject legislation as it reflects the interests of the nation's citizenry. The legislature can be divided into two categories: The Houses of Corum, or the National Legislature, which serves to oversee legislation relating to the entire Realm of Passio-Corum, and the Houses of the Regions, of which there are many, and which serve to oversee legislation relating to the regions which each House represents. Legislation overseen by the Houses of Corum as well as the Houses of the Regions, typically relates to spending policy; the vast majority of legislative decisions relate to the possibility of expansion or reductions in investments in the nation's economy.

Political Parties

Five major political parties are represented within the Pallisican Legislature.

Name Ideology Political position
  Solidarity Party Pan-Pallisicanism Left Wing
  Industry Party Expansionist Nationalism, Diaspora Nationalism Right Wing
  Commerce Party Expansionist Nationalism, Labor Pallisicanism Left Wing
  National Party Pallisican Nationalism, Pallisican Dominionism Right Wing
  Imperial Party Pallisican Dominionism,Diaspora Nationalism Right Wing

Military

The official OrBat of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association, from the year 846 WG.

The New Zimian War League serves as the official military force of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association. Known for a high degree of organization and innovation, the New Zimian War League is one of the world's prominent fighting forces.

In addition to its victorious campaign in the War of Jingdaoese Aggression in the mid-830's, the New Zimian War League played a role in the Conquest of Port Brent, as well as an indirect, unofficial role in the Euran War.

Foreign Affairs

The Pallisican Foreign Office is managed by the Supreme Arbiter of the Council of Courts.

Culture

See also: Pallisican Culture

Economy

The logo of Pallisican Standard International, the company which represents Passio-Corum on the USSO Common Market.
See also: Economy of Passio-Corum

The economy of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association is based upon the principles outlined by the great Passasian intellectual and leader, Opyeme Time, in his essay entitled "A Sustainable Economy".

Marketplace

The official marketplace of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association is Port of Storms. In addition to the Port of Storms, the government of Passio-Corum also enjoys access to the USSO Common Market, the official marketplace of the Union of States around the Sovereign Oceans, and the Port of Blore Heath, the marketplace of the Maritime Markets of the Strait of Haifa.

Currency

The primary currency of Passio-Corum is the Poli (P). The value of the Poli is derived from the level of investment in the nation's marketplace. Management of the nation's currency is overseen by the First National Bank of Passio-Corum. In addition to the Poli, the government of Passio-Corum also uses a secondary currency known as the Credit, which exists strictly within the Bank of the USSO.

Religion

The modern Pallisican Religion is rooted in belief systems which originated in Southwestern Keltia in the period following the collapse of the Republic of Passas. Today, the religion - which places a strict emphasis on the relationship between the three fundamental forces of order, chaos, and nature - plays a central role in Pallisican society. For a broad understanding of the religion's teachings, one may refer to the essay entitled, "On the Pallisican Religion".

The Pallisican religion is governed by the New Zimian Temple Authority, a branch of the New Zimian Temple Court.

Wildlife

Pictured: The top predator for which Corum is perhaps most famous, the Bijeko-Lisea-Nas is the official national animal of Passio-Corum.

More than perhaps any other country in world history, Passio-Corum has always placed a considerable focus on the study of life in Corum, and across Micras. As such, the nation has cataloged more types of plants and animals than any other nation. Many of the species which have been documented since the establishment of the Kingdom of New Zimia now play an important role in the economy of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association, especially animals such as Eeli-Illt-Eda and plants like Adraso-Oname.

The government of Passio-Corum recognizes several notable wilderness areas, including but not limited to Erlo Sinders Regional Forest, and the Wood of the Gamesmen.