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Çakar Empire
شاهنشاهی چاکار
Apollonian Empire flag.png Great Apollonian Empire -- (1704 - present) -- no successor
Flag of Çakaristan
Coat of Arms of Çakaristan
Coat of Arms
Motto: صلح ثمره عدالت است
Peace is the fruit of justice

Azeem-o-shaan shahenshah
अज़ीम-ओ-शान शहंशाह
O majestic and noble emperor
Location of Çakaristan
Map versions 17.0.3 - 17.3.1 as Ultimate Çakar Sultanate
17.3.2 - 17.4.8 as Great Apollonian Empire
17.4.9 - present as Çakar Empire
Capital Agra
Al-Hamra summer capital
Largest city Manbai
Official language(s) Babkhi
Official religion(s) Craitism
Demonym Çakari
 - Adjective Çakar
Government Hereditary monarchy and parliamentary democracy
 - Shahanshah Aurangzeb Hakimi bin Alsalam.jpeg
 - Grand Vizier AbuTurbati.png
Abu Turbati
 - Legislature Çakari Congress
  • Majlis al-Shuwraa
  • Majlis al-Shuyukh
  • Majlis al-Nuwaab
Establishment 1687 AN as Ultimate Çakar Sultanate
1698 AN as Great Apollonian Empire
1704 AN as Çakar Empire
Area 19,700,650 km2 (7,606,463 mi2)
55,008 km2 (21,238 mi2) Sanpantul
Population 1,174,966,002 (census of 1730 AN)
15,564,520 in Sanpantul (census of 1729 AN)
Currency Muhar (₼)
Abbreviation CKR, CK
Mains electricity 230/400 V - 50 Hz
Driving side Mixed, see here
Track gauge Mountain railways: 610 mm (2 ft) and 762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
Apollonian Express routes: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Other railways: 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Calendar Norton calendar
Time zone(s) Multiple, see here
National website Nation portal
Youtube channel
National forum none
National animal Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
National food Pilav
National drink Tea
National tree Monalan cedar (Cedrus deodara)

Çakaristan (/t͡ʃɑːˈkɑːɾi:stɑːn/), officially the Çakar Empire (Babhki: شاهنشاهی چاکار Shahanshahi-ye Çakar), is the continuation of the Great Apollonian Empire in the middle on the continent of Apollonia. It is the second most populous country on Micras. Çakaristan is situated in the triangle of the Northern Sea, Orange Sea and the Strait of Pearls. The nation also includes the overseas territories of Sri Pashana, located on the island of Duras, Beneluccas and Lija, parts of the Skerry Isles and the Wilhelm Isles. And Jaihabar, located in Corum. It also includes one unincorporated territory, Sanpantul, located on the Sandwich Islands. Çakaristan covers an area of nearly 20 million km2 (over 7 million mi2), with a population of 1.1 billion within 14 riyasats (princely states), 7 subahs (provinces), 4 governorates and 4 sarkars (districts). It shares land borders with Kildare and Floria to the west, Hurmu to the north, New Alexandrian colony of Ijubicastagrad and International Mandate located on the Jaris Strait. On Corum shares it borders with East Zimia and the Wallis Islands and New Batavia. The capital is Agra, the summer capital is Al-Hamra and the largest city is Manbai.

As a state, Çakaristan started after the Sylvanian National Awakening (1687 - 1688). Since there was no agreement on a constitution, only a sultan was elected: Abu Çakar. He was given the crown name "Akbar". Under his inspiring leadership, the sultanate expanded, formed its own unique culture and introduced democracy. In 1698 AN, Çakaristan has been unionised with Jingdao into the Great Apollonian Empire. But in 1704 AN the Second Kildarian Revolution occurred, leaving only the eastern part of the empire. This continued under the new name of Çakar Empire. Because of the assassination of Akbar, the Tobu Emperor, the Çakari succession crisis arose. As with the foundation of Çakaristan, a new Shahanshah was elected at a Grand Assembly: Hakim bin Alsalam. Therefore is the official name of the nation styled in Babkhi.

The nation sees itself as a continuation of the Great Apollonian Empire. Because of this, many consider the parts of that Empire that are no longer under the Shahanshah to be apostate. The official policy is to maintain the status of "Pax Apollonia" (Peace on Apollonia). Nevertheless, the Shahanshah holds the title "Padishah-i sharq-u gharb" (Babkhi: پادیشاه شرق و غرب): Master King of the East and the West. Thus, the Çakar Empire is also referred to as "Eastern Empire", but also as "Far Eastern Empire" because of the historical indication that the Apollonian Republic, a predecessor of the Great Apollonian Empire, was referred to as "Eastern Empire", which at that time included only the western part of the Empire.

After the Arboric Civil War, which raged between 1701 AN and 1704 AN, Çakaristan was the chief peacemaker in that country. Therefore, the largest area was occupied by Çakaristan. After the completion of the Dasil Agreement and a referendum, Barikalus became part of the Empire. In 1711 AN, Qyzylqaystan joined the Empire. In 1697 AN, Çakaristan had already invaded this area to stabilise that part of Jingdao at the outbreak of the Post-Chidao Troubles. As well as the terrorist attacks in Fatehpur and Manbai, committed by Seishi rebels. Although the Çakari left during the period of Great Apollonia, the Qyzyl retained their hearts for the Çakari, choosing to join the empire.

Çakaristan had been at war with the former unincorporated territory of Sanpantul between 1716 and 1720 AN. In the process, parts of Beneluccas and Sri Pashana are occupied by Sanpantul and no longer under the control of Çakaristan. In 1718 AN, West Sandwich Island was ceded to Çakaristan by Nouvelle Alexandrie and Passas' territories in the region were also ceded to Çakaristan. This changed the position of Çakaristan and the course of the war. In 1720 AN, the war ended and, through the Cenfae Accord, Sanpantul was incorporated as a princely state. In 1728 AN, Sanpantul became an unincorporated territory again.

Çakaristan is a member of the Micras Treaty Organisation (MTO).


The formal name is styled in Babkhi Shahanshahi-ye Çakar (a transliteration of شاهنشاهی چاکار). The name "Çakar" is derived from the family name of the first ruler, Abu (Akbar) Çakar. This Hasani name means "flashes", a possible reference to lightning.

The short name has the suffix ـستان (transliterated in the Common tongue as -stan), which means "a place abounding in" or "a place where anything abounds" in Babkhi.

The name of Çakaristan in several languages:

Language Status Short form Long form Transliteration
Babkhi Official چاکارستان شاهنشاهی چاکار Shahanshahi-ye Çakar
Adarani Regional चमकतास्टेन शाही चक्र shaahee chakr
Arboric Regional شاكارستان الامبراطوري شكار aliambiraturiu shakar
Jaihalam Regional ചകാരിസ്ഥാൻ ചകർ സാമ്രാജ്യം chakar saamrajyam
Samsrumukhat Regional चकरिस्तान चकार एम्पिरे chakaar saamraajy
Common tongue Foreign Çakaristan Çakar Empire none
Batavian Foreign Tjakaristan Tjakar Rijk none
Catologian Foreign Çakaristan Çakar Imperium none
Calbic Foreign Sacaristach none none
Jingdaoese Foreign Cakarjia Cakarjia Dìguó none
Senyan Foreign Čakarëa none none


It is difficult to classify the period after 1440 AN to the foundation of the sultanate under one denominator. But because of the major changes not to assign it to an important period and the corresponding denominator.

The first mention of habitation in the territory of the present sultanate is under the flag of the Free Republic. In 1468 AN, the Republic of Baracão was established, its territory being referred to as Red Island. Shortly this republic was replaced by Freenesia. After the fall of the latter nation, the territory was reduced to the green. At the end of the 15th century the area came under the flag of Emirate of Baatharz, shortly before this nation was taken over by the Kingdom of Babkha. The north of the sultanate was under the flag of Dinarchy of Antica with the name Phedodah.

In 1498 AN the Babkhan territory on Apollonia briefly came under the flag of Crusader State of Eblis. At the beginning of the 15th century Antica was incorporated into Imperial Republic of Shireroth, as a result of which Phedodah bordered on the Babkhaan province Terre d'Riches. Until the Republic of Antica regained its independence in the second decade of the 16th century. The areas of Phedodah and Terre d'Riches came under the Antican flag, except for the coastal islands which remained under Babkhaan flag. Between 1514 and 1519 the peninsula and the coastal islands were abandoned. In 1519 the earlier Terre d'Riches again came under the Antican flag and became part of Lower Phedodah.

In 1597 AN the territory of the empire was abandoned except for a few border areas, the Empire of Aryasht came into being. Not much later the coastal islands were reclaimed. In 1607 AN Aryasht became part of Shireroth. In the same year a large part of the territory of present-day Çakaristan became a nation: Jingdao. This nation left the area in 1613 AN.

In 1619 AN Aryasht became part of the Apollonian Republic of Shireroth's East, which became the Empire of the Great Jing. Jingdao also claimed the peninsula in 1630 AN and retained the area for two Norton years. On a few exclaves the area was left to the green. This remained until 1650 AN with the foundation of the Khanate of Krasnarus. The western boundary of the khanate still determines the subdivision of the sultanate. In 1691 AN, Krasnarus founded the Kingdom of Krasnocoria together with the neighbouring Kingdom of Coria.

Between 1680 and 1685 a civil war raged on the peninsula, the Hasani War. This civil war is seen by many as a prelude to the later Sylvanian National Awakening.

First Çakari Era

Sylvanian National Awakening
Chronicles of Akbar

On the eve of the collapse of Krasnocoria, unrest arose in Krasnarus between the different population groups. Representatives of the Coriaks, Hasanis and Nogans united to fight for independence. There was also support from the green and from the Emirate of Arbor. This uprising was called the Sylvanian National Awakening. On 4.XIII.1688 AN the uprising was officially ended and the sultanate proclaimed. Since there was no agreement on a constitution, only a sultan was elected: Abu Çakar. He was given the crown name "Akbar".

Less than an hour after his coronation as Sultan, an assassination attempt was made on Akbar. Fortunately, the sultan survived the attack, but a Grand Vizier was appointed to start the government of the nation.

At the second major meeting in Red Fortress, it was decided to establish the name of the nation. Until then, "Sylvania" was used, a name for the area from the Antican period. That name means "from the forest" in Catologian, referring to the streams and rivers that flow from the densely forested highlands. The name of the nation was chosen: Çakaristan. The first parliamentary elections were held in 1691 AN, with which a new Grand Vizier was also elected.

Great Apollonian Era

Map of the Great Apollonian Empire

In 1698 AN unionised Çakaristan with Jingdao to form the Great Apollonian Empire. The Sultan became Emperor of Apollonia with the titular name Tobu Emperor. Attempts to turn the Empire into a stable power with a democratic basis failed. After six Nortonyears, the Second Kildarian Revolution occurred and resulted in the division of the Empire. The Emperor was assassinated and the Çakari succession crisis occurred because the succession had not been arranged.

Second Çakari Era

Çakari succession crisis
Akbar Constitution

To stabilise the remaining empire, a triumvirate was set up. This made it possible to organise another Grand Assembly, at which a new ruler was appointed. The elected ruler became Hakim bin Alsalam. As a compromise, called the Pilav Compromise, the royal title was styled in Babkhi. This also changed the name of the empire. Then they worked on a constitution, based on the so-called Akbar Papers. Notes that Akbar had made to write the constitution for the Great Apollonian Empire.

The new constitution, the Akbar constitution, was adopted, on the basis of which the state was further structured. The constitution lists the fundamental rights, regulates the succession and establishes the other state institutions. Staged elections to the partly new Çakari Congress were held in 1705 AN, beginning the constitutional cycle of elections. At the elections for the Grand Vizier two years later, the appointed Grand Vizier, Jayanti Sinha, was elected for another four-year term.

Among the elite in particular, there is a great desire for a grand empire. The fall of the Great Apollonian Empire is seen by them as a great loss. There is less of this sentiment among the population, but there is great support for the recent empire expansions:

Story series

Xunpadshahannama: Game of Crowns
Stories of Çakaristan

An important part of the history is told in different story series. The foundation of Çakaristan is recounted in the Sylvanian National Awakening. This was followed by the Chronicles of Akbar, simultaneously with the mission stories of the brothers of Akbar. The later annexed Barikalus also had its own story series, The Micras Chessboard.

There are single story series for state visits. Mainly story series were written for each ruler, the Jaaguzannama and the Xunpadshahannama, each several parts. The current story series is the Game of Crowns.


Timeline of Çakaristan

All the main events are listed chronologically in a timeline. This gives a good overview of the developments of the nation from 1680 AN onwards.


Physical situation in the Cakari region
Prime Meridian, antimeridian‎ and Equator in Çakaristan
Time zones in Çakaristan

The south-western border is dominated by the Monalan Parvat (Monlan Mountains). The outflowing rivers to the east form a widespread floodplain. The main rivers are the Adaraney and Leyl, which drain into the North Raynor Sea. The Leyl River is the only outflowing river of Lake Jodha, the fourth largest freshwater lake on the continent of Apollonia.

Surrounding the lake is a relatively flat land, which gradually rises to the south to the ridge where several small streams originate. From the west, the southern coast begins with a marshy area, protected by the coastal island of Rulak. On and in North Raynor Sea are some areas: the peninsula with the city of Fatehpur, Kantisha Island and the Northak Islands as part of the Norfolk Isles. The continental coast to the east is characterised by cliff rocks up to the Azure Sea where the Dyre Islands are located. The coast around the sea is referred to as the Çakari Riviera. The Silsilat Jibal Silfanyan (Sylvanian mountain range) lies between the Antican Sea, Dyre Straits and Herrin Bay. The northern spur of that ridge separates the Antican Sea and Lake Jodha. This ridge ends in front of the Saphed Pahade. This mountain formation forms together with the Bulqan Rij a natural wall against the Thul Marusthal (Thul desert) west of it. This natural wall ends at the Barax river, which flows into the Antican Sea.

Kendall Isle is surrounded by the Antican Sea, Strait of Monemici, Pond Strait, Herrin Bay and Jaris Strait. The island is dominated by the Jabal al-Mada', the major provider of several streams that wet the island. The main island is surrounded by several coastal islands.

The land mass of Barikalus can be roughly divided into two peninsulas, separated by the Khalij al-Salam. The western peninsula is dominated by the Jibal al-Ahmar (Arboric: جبال الأحمر): the Red Mountains. Between these mountains and the River Glacei lies a watery lowland. Along the west coast lies a fertile coastal strip called: Qitae al-Bahr (Arboric: قطاع البحر): Sea strip. The southern coast along the Strait of Monemici is dominated by rocky cliffs and coves with sandy beaches. Between the two peninsulas lies the Khalij al-Salam (Arboric: خليج السلام), which is surrounded by a lowland. North of the gulf is the Maerifa Plain, which rises up to the northern border. The eastern peninsula is dominated by the Jibal al-Hajar (Arboric: جبال الحجر): the Stone Mountains. The area between the mountains and the coast on the south and east sides is characterised by many streams and brooks, coming from the mountains and flowing into the sea. The largest island off the coast, Mayurqa, is characterised by woodlands, almond trees, fertile plains and often dramatic coastlines with sandy coves separated by craggy cliffs. The waters around the island contain many coral reefs.

The Barax River upstream is the north-eastern green boundary of the Thul Marusthal. The river has its source in the Khelaq Pahade (Khelaq Mountains), a natural south-western boundary of the Voreliya Pathaar (Vorelia Plateau). In the middle of this plateau stands the Parvat Seeng (Mount Horn), from which several streams and river originate, including the border river Ganja. These and other rivers flow into the Northern Sea.

Duras Island is the largest island in the Skerry Isles. The island is dominated by the Paryan mountain range, which is surrounded by three coastal plains. Bell Rock is the third largest island off the coast of Duras. To the northeast lies the archipelago of Beneluccas. This group of islands is surrounded by reefs. The islands themselves are mainly flat, with the exception of April Island which has a significant elevation. East of the Beneluccas are the Wilhelm Isles located, of which the island of Lija belongs to Çakaristan, that island is hilly. West of Sanpantul is West Sandwich Island, a densely forested hilly island.


Because of Cakaristan's large area, the climate is diverse. In general, the climate is warm due to its location near the equator. In the north, the climate is cooler, despite the desert-like landscape. In the south, there is mainly a tropical monsoon climate. On the coast around the Antican Sea, it is more temperate, while the interior can get hot. The monsoon begins in mid-summer in the southeast and moves northwest. Winter arrives from the Strait of Pearls via a north-easterly wind current. The north-west has a steppe-desert climate, where in winter the landscape is battered by cold from the north.

Prime Meridian, antimeridian‎ and Equator‎

The Prime Meridian passes through continental Çakaristan. The planned city of Akbarabad has been built right on the Prime Meridian, where a line of latitude passes through the Red Fortress in Agra. At the intersection of these lines, the Burj al-Saaeat al-Sultanii (Sultanic Clock Tower) was built. Since the addition of Kantisha and Northak islands, the intersection of the Prime Meridian and the Equator falls within the territorial waters in the North Raynor Sea. This is marked by an underwater monument called 'Middle Micras'. The Equator passes over one of the Northak islands and over the Dura Island, where Sri Pashana is located. A landmark has been built where the Equator comes ashore. The Equator also passes through the Gulf of Argyra, which means that the Equator comes ashore four times. Since the annexation of Taka'atui, the antimeridian runs across Çakari territory. The westernmost island of the archipelago, Tui Island, is the only land where the antimeridian runs over land. Çakaristan is the only country on Micras through which both the Prime Meridian, antimeridian and Equator pass.

Time zones

Çakaristan has a vast territory, so it overlaps several time zones. The time zones were implemented based on the Coordinated Micras Time, maintained by the University of Akbarabad. Overview of the time zones in Çakaristan:

During the time of the sultanate, the division into time zones was regulated by the national government. Later, this led to many discussions and it was decided that the time zones should be determined by the princely states, governorates and subahs themselves. As a result, changes have been made to the distribution of time zones. Particularly in Poorajangal, where two time zones were introduced. The western province of Pashchimsthan uses the time zone CMT+0:30, while the eastern provinces of Aranyakhand and Grenjar use the time zone CMT+1.


Most of Çakaristan's population lives in rural areas, but there are also cities with more than three million inhabitants:

Largest cities of Çakaristan
  City State Population
  City State Population
1 Manbai Korhalistan 22,492,021 6 Çakarabad Korhalistan 10,710,486
2 Maulikpur Adardesh 17,249,333 7 Agra Agra 9,522,218
3 Fatehpur Adardesh 16,602,483 8 Padaudah Samudra 7,138,962
4 Keruliya Poorajangal 12,978,457 9 Praant Sahar Korhalistan 6,694,054
5 Ambarganj Parvatalaya 12,043,953 10 Liburnia Poorajangal 5,562,196
Populations based on the census of 1730 AN.


Main article: Maps of Çakaristan

Work is underway to draw out the entire empire in detailed maps. Several partial maps have been published. Preview of the large detailed map:

Preview of the large detailed map (click to enlarge)

Politics and government

The Red Fortress is the main palace of the Shahanshah in Agra
The Rani Mahal serves as the official residence for the Grand Vizier
Palace of the Nation
Main article: Akbar Constitution
Main article: Çakaristan elections

The political system of Çakaristan is a combination of a constitutional monarchy, the head of government being independent of the legislature, and a parliamentary republican system. The internal structure is a federation, consisting of various types of subdivisions. This is laid down in the Akbar Constitution.

When Çakaristan came into being, a sultan was appointed as the head of state, but the further political system was not defined. As a result, Çakaristan was in fact an absolute monarchy, but Akbar insisted on an informal democratic system. Elections were therefore held for the Majlis al-Sultina, at which the Grand Vizier was also elected. After the merger into the Great Apollonian Empire, preparations were made for a new political system. This failed and after the continuation as Çakar Empire a constitution was adopted. Under this constitution, the current political system came into being.


The Shahanshah is the head of state. The succession is a strict patrilineal primogeniture. Only in the absence of a male successor in the descendants of the Shahanshah does the crown pass to the second royal house. And when no male successor is found, his next of kin is appointed. Currently Hakim bin Alsalam, known by his titular name Jaaguzan, is Shahanshah of Çakaristan. He is of the House of Alsalam. The second royal house is the House of Çakar. Akbar's widow, Jodha Avchat, is referred to as the Sultana of Çakaristan.

The duties and rights of the Shahanshah are enshrined in the Constitution. Such as the ratification of adopted laws (qanun) and granting pardons. The most important power the Shahanshah has is to declare war and peace.


At his request or when he is unable to perform his constitutional duties, an Ataliq will take his place. The present Ataliq is Adarsh Farrah.

Grand Vizier

Main article: Çakaristan elections

The Grand Vizier is elected by an electoral system every four years. When Çakaristan was founded, the Grand Vizier was appointed by the Founding Council immediately after an assassination attempt was made on the new Sultan. Later, the position was determined by elections. With the interruption of the Great Apollonian Empire, the grand vizier was again appointed by the Grand Council. But the election cycle was established through the Akbar Constitution.

The Grand Vizier composes his government with viziers. In addition, the Grand Vizier is in charge of foreign relations. The Grand Vizier has access to the national budget. Only the debt ceiling is limited by the Çakari Congress.

Çakari Congress

Main article: Çakari Congress

The Çakari Congress consists of three houses:

  • Majlis al-Nuwaab: Every four years the Majlis al-Nuwaab is elected. Currently, the Majlis al-Nuwaab consists of 1,980 seats and 36 parties.
  • Majlis al-Shuyukh: One-third of the Majlis al-Shuyukh is elected every two years. There are 36 Shuyukh, as determined by the Constitution.
  • Majlis al-Shuwraa: The Majlis al-Shuwraa is composed of representatives stipulated in the constitution, supplemented by members appointed by the Shahanshah.

The Çakari Congress is housed in Palace of the Nation in Agra. The building is built in Arya architecture, a style that was established in 1590 AN in the then Aryasht.

Qadi al-Quddat

First and second instance justice is organised by the states. Appeals after the second instance as well as review under the constitution are done by the Qadi al-Quddat. The Qadi al-Quddat consists of seven judges (qadi), who are appointed by the Shahanshah, on the recommendation of the Grand Vizier and after the assent of the Majlis al-Shuyukh. The judges are then appointed for life.


Map of the states

Çakaristan is divided into several administrative divisions. These include riyasats (princely states), subahs (provinces), governorates and sarkars (districts). Collectively, these administrative divisions are called states.

Flag Sort name Abbr. Official name Type of division Ruler Capital
Symbol Agra.png Agra DA District of Apollonia Sarkar Mustaba el-Hoque
Aurangabad flag.png Aurangabad AU Sarkar
Cakari Barikalus flag.png Barikalus BA Emirate of Barikalus Riyasat Jaaguzan
formal Emir
Farhan bin Alsalam
Nayib al'Amir
Beneluccas flag.png Beneluccas BE Subah Ruhatyn
Bulqan flag.png Bulqan BU Kingdom of Bulqan Riyasat Kazimir Ranković Bhavybai
Haritdesh flag.png Haritdesh HD Haritdesh Confederacy Riyasat Karel Kyle des Vinandy Maulikpur
Jaguda flag.png Jaguda JA State of Jaguda Governorate Jeetliya
Jaihabar flag.png Jaihabar JB Sultanate of Jaihabar Riyasat Mathura
Kadim flag.png Kadim KA Sarkar
KNI flag.png KN Kantisha and Northak Islands Governorate Jaaguzanbul
Kendall flag.png KK Kendall Khanate Riyasat Amir Çakar Çatalyokuş
Korhal flag.png Korhalistan KO Korhalistan Rajya Riyasat Anand Çakar Çakarabad
Kyazilkai flag.png Kyazilkai KY Kyazilkai Khaganate Riyasat Chaybajar
Leylstadt flag.png Leyl LE Leyl Sadarya Riyasat Yusuf des Vinandy-Windsor Leylpur
Lija flag.png Lija LI Lija Sarkar Al-Makhfir
Micabad symbol.png Micabad MA Subah Faouzi el-Shaker Micabad
Nuristan flag.png Nuristan NU Sultanate of Nuristan Riyasat Ayub Hotak Prasun
Cakari oceanic territory flag.png Oceanic territory OT Çakari oceanic territory Governorate Willem Antonius des Vinandy Hana'apui
Pathaardesh flag.png Pathaardesh PD Subah Mukhtiar Tutt Suryapur
Poorajangal flag.png Poorajangal PJ Poorajangal Rajya Riyasat Rajesh Avchat Liburnia
Sanpantul flag.png Sanpantul SA Sanpanto Teikoku Unincorporated territory Takashi Kipei
Sikatadesh flag.png Sikatadesh SD Sikatadesh Rajya Riyasat Amanbir Thahal Kalaghar
Sri Pashana flag.png Sri Pashana SP State of Sri Pashana Governorate Salim Çakar Sri Luthore
Sunehra flag.png Sunehra SU Sunehra Rajya Riyasat Manjit Jhapali Niravata
Suqutra flag.png Suqutra SQ Sultanate of Suqutra Riyasat Khairi al-Baccus Suqutra
Sylfystan flag.png Sylfystan SY Subah Šer-Ku-Riž
Tartaristan symbol.png Tartaristan TA Subah Bakuya
FlagofTennyn.png Tennyn TE Subah Hisn Mahmud
Flag Valesia.png Valesia VA Valesia Rajya Riyasat Amritpal Wasli Marahee
Vashigol flag.png Vashigol VG Vashigol Satrapy Subah Aurbhe

Foreign relations

The first nation with which Çakaristan had concluded a treaty is Craitland. In addition, Çakaristan has warm relations with Hurmu, partly due to the membership of many Çakari in the Order of the Holy Lakes. Immediately after the founding of the nation, Çakaristan became a member of the Union of States around the Sovereign Oceans (USSO), which was later transformed into the Collective Security Association (CSA) and settled in Agra. At first, relations with Raspur nations are very complicated; only with neighbouring Floria are there good, mostly informal contacts. This is because of the cooperation in the Apollonian Express.

There are mixed feelings about Shirithian Kildare, which many Çakari regard as apostate. This is because of the fall of the Great Apollonian Empire and the assassination of the Tobu Emperor (Akbar). The government is pursuing the formal policy of Pax Apollonia to avoid confrontation.

Since 1713 AN, relations with various Raspur nations were normalised. Starting with Shireroth, followed by the Benacian Union, Nouvelle Alexandrie and Floria. Jaaguzan's marriage to Zahra al-Osman is thought to have helped improve relations with at least the Benacian Union.


The first census was taken in 1690 AN, counting the population of Haritdesh, formerly Aryasht, for the first time in 70 Nortonyears. This showed that Çakaristan was the second most populous nation on Micras. Ten years later, a second census was to be held, but due to the situation in the Great Apollonian Empire, this did not take place. An estimate was then made and after continuing as the Çakar Empire, the nation turned out to be the most populous. Nevertheless, Çakaristan slipped back to the second place after Kildare joined Shireroth.

In 1710 AN, a new census was taken and the population was found to have increased by 86% compared in 20 years. This was due to natural growth and population absorption by enlarging the Empire. Most of the population lives in Haritdesh. The population was estimated at 300 million in 1619 AN, after which it was assumed to grow. However, after the Obedience Destruction, the area faded into the green and the population size steadily declined. After the area was incorporated into Çakaristan, the population grew again. Taka'atui is the least populated state.

The 1720 census recorded their ethnicity, language and religion in addition to the population. This census could not be held in Beneluccas and Sri Pashana. In mixed marriages, where marriage partners are of different ethnicities, it is maintained that the father passes on the ethnicity. The mother tongue or first language is the language noted. For religion, registration is not mandatory, but if one does not give it up, it is noted as "irreligious".

The 1730 census count exceeds 1 billion population. Steady growth was measured, the result of a relatively peaceful period.


By far the largest ethnic group is the Adarani. They mainly inhabit the states of Haritdesh, Korhalistan, Poorajangal, Sikatadesh and Sunehra. Since the insertion of these states, the group has spread to other states. The Arborish is the second largest group and mainly inhabit Barikalus and Kendall Khanate. The third largest group is the Koriya. This is a collection of several groups from the former Kingdom of Coria.


There are three official languages: Adarani, Arboric and Babkhi. Adarani is spoken as the first language by about three quarters of the population. Arboric is the second language, spoken as the first language by slightly less than 10%. Babkhi is spoken as the first language by only 2.16% of the population, but has been elevated to a cultural language. The title of the monarch and the official name of the state is styled in the Babkhi language.

The Common Tongue is used as a general language. It is taught in all schools and used as an administrative language.


The most widely practised religion is Craitism. Several population groups practise this religion, with different traditions circulating. The remaining religions can be called marginal, as the "irreligious" group is larger. That is, this group has not registered their religion.


A wide variety of companies operate in Cakaristan. All these companies are registered in the Chamber of Commerce in Manbai.


Çakaristan is an agriculture-oriented economy. In 1716 AN, agriculture and related sectors like animal husbandry, forestry and fisheries accounted for 37.5% of the GDP (gross domestic product) with about 61.4% of the workforce.

Çakaristan is a large producer of many fruits, fresh and dried, like apricot, banana, clementine, date, grapes, guava, hazelnuts, kinnow, lemon, mandarin oranges, mango, papaya and vegetables like chickpea, okra and milk, major spices like chili pepper, ginger, fibrous crops such as jute, staples such as millets and castor oil seed. Also a producer of wheat and rice. And a producer of several agriculture-based textile raw materials, coconut, eggs, farmed fish, numerous vegetables, pulses, roots and tuber crops, rubber and sugarcane.

In the years since its independence, Çakaristan has made immense progress towards food security. The population has nearly doubled, and food-grain production more than tripled. The focus was on irrigation, new techniques and price stabilisation. This caused explosive growth in production, making Çakaristan self-sufficient by the 1710s. Experts warn that the limits of irrigation have been reached and water shortages can be expected.


The mining industry is an essential part of the economy, yet its gross domestic product contribution is only 3%. Various metals are mined: chromium, copper, gold and lead. Other materials mined include marble and mineral salt. Gold is found in the Monalan Parvat, in Satavanaha and Sunehra, which is mined by the Monalan Mining Company.

Çakaristan has three major gas fields, of these, Jingdao National Petroleum has the concession namely in the Antican Sea and the Azuma gas fields. For the recently discovered gas field under the Azure Sea, Tuife Gas Company has the concession.


There are four major industrial centres, the Adaraney-Leyl area, Bhavybai, Manbai and Salafuabad. Various products such as cars, trucks, rickshaws and home goods are produced there. A major aircraft factory, Çakaristan Aeronautics Limited, can be found in Keruliya.


Çakaristan is a growing importer of petroleum and coal. This is in line with the nation's development towards modern technology. Nearly 80% of total electricity generated in Çakaristan is from coal. Some hydropower plants are available and nuclear plants are largely under construction. A molten salt reactor experiment may be the answer to rising energy demand.


Driving side in Çakaristan
  Left-hand traffic
  Right-hand traffic
Schematic representation of railway lines in Çakaristan
  Narrow gauge: 610 mm (2 ft) and 762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
  Standard gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
  Dual gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) and 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
  Broad gauge: 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)

Due to the diverse composition of the Empire, the infrastructure in various parts is also very different. The roads and railways in the former areas of Beneluccas, Kildare, Krasnocoria and West Skerries and Sri Pashana were in good condition. The roads and railway lines in Barikalus were still damaged in many places after the Arboric Civil War. While the roads and railways in the other areas were severely underdeveloped.


By far the majority of roads in Çakaristan are rural roads. In the states surrounding the Antican Sea and Sri Pashana, these roads are paved. In the northwest, most of these roads are paved near residential areas. The areas in the centre of the country have mainly unpaved roads, only in and around the cities many roads are paved.

Driving side

Traffic sign at switch point for roadside

In 1695 AN it was decided by a parliamentary majority that the national driving side should be left-hand. Earlier, right-hand driving was the rule in Krasnocoria. The roads in the former territories of Krasnocoria were converted. Only the political sentiment in those areas appeared to want to reverse this national decision. With the annexation of Barikalus, with a right-hand drive, this sentiment was reinforced.

In 1711 AN, an amendment to the Constitution was adopted which stipulated that proposals in the Çakari Congress could not only be adopted or rejected, but could also be passed on to the states. This meant that the states had to make their own decision. The direction of travel again became a point of debate in the Çakari Congress and thus a matter for the states. As a result, Çakaristan got a mix of different driving sides across the nation.

At each state border where the driving side changes, the appropriate traffic sign is placed. Previously this was on the border between International Mandate and Çakaristan, but now the driving side in Sylfystan is right-hand again, so this sign is no longer needed here.

National highways

Soon after the foundation of Çakaristan, an initiative was taken for a national plan for a highway network. Financing for this plan was a major problem, so the old highways of Krasnocoria were restored, with the exception of the section between Liburnia and Micabad. Also the Agra-Manbai corridor was built. Later, the Manbai-Paduadah highway was built. The Pathaardesh corridor was realised with a highway connecting at Suryapur to the existing network to Jeevitchinar, then Jingdaoese Cundiyangshu.

After the Arboric Civil War, much was invested in restoring the infrastructure in Barikalus, including the highways. This put pressure on the national plan.

State highways and Expressways

Due to the failure of a national plan for highways, the various states came up with the proposal to organise the highways in their states themselves. Currently, this is being debated in the Çakari Congress, mainly on the definition and design of such roads. A private initiative for expressways is not yet successful. The current plans for this are far from concrete.


Çakaristan inherited a variety of railways from different eras and areas. As a result, there were different track gauges, not all railway lines were electrified and a national network was missing. In 1690 AN, the government drew up a plan for a national network. This included transition to a single gauge, full electrification and connection of all separate networks. This plan started off energetically, with railway lines in Sylfystan and Kendall Khanate being converted. The main railway line in Poorajangal needs repair, due to damage that had occurred during the Sylvanian National Awakening. During the period of the Great Apollonian Empire, there were delays in implementation, leading to a new plan in 1712 AN. Here it was decided that not all railway lines would be converted, the greater use of dual track gauges and postponement of electrification in Haritdesh, Sikatadesh and Sunehra.

Track gauges

Different track gauges are in use throughout the empire:

  • Narrow gauge: 610 mm (2 ft) and 762 mm (2 ft 6 in)
  • Standard gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
  • Broad gauge: 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)

Dual gauge was introduced in 1702 AN. This is a combination of the standard gauge and the broad gauge. This made international train traffic possible, including the Apollonian Express.


Plans for electrification have been revised several times. Their implementation has been slower than expected. Currently, most railway lines in Bulqan, Kendall Khanate, Sylfystan and the north-west have been electrified. On other railway lines, diesel locomotives and sometimes steam locomotives are used.

Apollonian Express

Çakaristan is one of the initiators of the revival of the Apollonian Express. 40 of 137 railway stations and 5 of the 17 seaports served by the Apollonian Express are in Çakaristan. All rail routes of the Apollonian Express in Çakaristan are in standard gauge or dual gauge.

High-speed railways

Ideas for high-speed railways have not been successful so far. A line between Agra and Manbai is still on the drawing board, as well as an ambitious plan for a line between Agra and Çatalyokuş with a tunnel under the Jaris Strait.




Çakari cuisine is a fusion of different cuisines. The most famous cuisines are Adarani cuisine, Arbor cuisine and Babkhi cuisine. But increasingly, dishes are also exchanged between the different cuisines, with their own interpretation. The most famous example is Pilav, a dish that has its own variant in all the most famous cuisines.

Tea is a drink consumed almost everywhere. Tea houses (Babkhi: شیخنا) can be found all over the country, where, in addition to drinking different types of tea, news is often exchanged and meetings take place. In the Adarani region, tea is hot, sweetened and often drunk with milk or with spices. In Sylfystan, the Fali Tea, a type of tea produced in Faliwrid and characterised by a mahogany colour when brewed, is especially popular.

Sharbat is a drink that has been on the rise especially since the early Çakari era. It is made from rose water, lemon, pomegranate, mango, orange or a combination of these. This non-alcoholic drink, is traditionally drunk hot after the birth of a child.


Scattered across the country are all kinds of monuments. There are monuments from before the First Çakari Era, which are maintained and preserved. There are also new monuments built that are connected to the stories of the country's history. These new monuments include the Akbar Mahal, the mausoleum of Akbar, the Gate of Çakaristan, the symbolic gateway to the country and the Maqbara-i Jaaguzan, the mausoleum of Jaaguzan.