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The Confederate States of Floria
Flag of Confederate States of Floria
Coat of Arms of Confederate States of Floria
Coat of Arms
Anthem: Song of the Florian patriots
Location of Confederate States of Floria
Map versions Present
Capital Northcliff
Largest city Northcliff
Official language(s) Istvanistani
  • Alexandrian;
  • Florian;
Official religion(s) Widely practiced:
Demonym Florian
 - Adjective Florian
Government Unitary one party national humanism republic
 - President Michael Hutchinson
 - Legislature The Confederate States of Floria Congress
Establishment 1647 AN.13
Population 142,574,203 (1727 AN)
Active population 1 citizen
Currency Florian Dollar ($)
Time zone(s) CMT-2 to 0
Mains electricity
Driving side Right
Track gauge
National website GOV.FLO
National forum Official Discord
National animal Bear
National food
National drink
National tree
Abbreviation FLO

The Confederate States of Floria, commonly known as Floria, previously known as the Florian Republic, is a country located in the Central southern part of Apollonia. Its thirteen states and three territories extend from the Eastern border with neighbouring Shireroth to the border of Çakaristan. Floria borders Shireroth to the north and west and Çakaristan to the east. Floria borders the North Raynor Sea and the Gulf of Esgality in the south. The Confederate States of Floria's Capital is Northcliff, and other large metropolitan areas include Dongrad, Oldhaven, Dragonmoor, Newmarsh and Stonehall.

As a whole, the Confederate States is densely populated and the majority of the land in Floria is either dominated by tropical rainforest or tundra, particularly in the northern parts of the country. Its population is highly urbanised with 85% of its inhabitants living in large or medium-sized cities. Despite this Floria is the third largest nation by population in Apollonia and 7th globally by that measure. The Confederate State's climate varies widely across its area from cold freezing temperatures in the north in winter to very hot summers in the rest of the country. Before the inhabitation of the modern-day Florian, the area of what now is the Confederate States of Floria was inhabited by ethnic Jingdaoese however, these Jingdaoese aboriginals were eventually driven out of the area and returned to the mainland. In the 1650s Floria was responsible for a devastating global conflict after an alleged hired assassination of Nikolaj I of Coria eventually triggering an all-out war between the USSO and SANE. This left Floria in devastating ruin and with heavy sanctions. However, it soon recovered and has since become a global financial hotbed.

The Confederate States of Floria is a federal republic and unitary one-party nationalist republic led by the UPR. The country was a former parliamentary republic and citizens of the country 'elect' the President and congress every calendar year (24 AN years). The Confederate States of Floria is officially trilingual at the federal level and ranks highly internationally in civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education despite recent warfare since the establishment of the country. The country is multicultural and ethnically diverse and enjoys a long and complex relationship with neighbours Shireroth.

A highly developed and potential Superpower on Micras, the Confederate States has a high GDP per capita and a large and advanced economy with one of the strongest currencies in the world. It offers healthy levels of social security and a universal health care system, environmental protection, and free university education. Floria possesses one of the largest stockpiles of chemical weapons. It also has one of the largest stockpiles of nuclear weapons. However, since 1733 the country has promised to ban the use of chemical weapons. The Confederate States of Floria, then known as the Florian Republic were former members of the Apollonian and Euran Economic Union, the Raspur Pact and USSO before withdrawing from the three organisations.


Jingdaoese Period


Shirerithian era

Floria was a Shirerithian protectorate, under the name of the Florian Republic, between 1653 and 1656. Floria became a Shirerithian protectorate after Shirerithian diplomats had convinced then president Edwin Farrar to have the Florian Republic leave the USSO to join the Shirerithian sphere of influence. After Farrar's loss of the presidency, his successor Jessica Smith, aligned with Jingdao, triggered Article 3.2 of the Florian association treaty, effecting the Florian exit from Shireroth in early 1656.

During the protectorate, the Shirerithian government was represented by a powerful Imperial High Commission in Northcliff, headed by Juana Beazcoetxea (later known as Lady Dragonmoor), with its own courts, police force, etc. Shireroth also controlled the Florian Security Forces, the Provisional Court of Justice of the Florian Republic, the Florian Revenue Authority, and the Chamber of Prosecutors in the Florian Republic. The Shirerithian government had a design of integrating Floria into the Shirerithian imperial republic. To that end, the president of Floria was also ex officio a member of the Landsraad. Jessica Smith, Floria's president, even stood for election for Steward of Shireroth in 1654, but lost against Waldemar Zinkgraven.

The southern-most part of the protectorate was ceded to Natopia, according to the wishes of the local population, following the end of the War of Lost Brothers. This part became known as the Florian Free State.

War of Lost Brothers

Confederate States era

In 1685 AN, the Committee for Civil Contingency Planning was formed. The committee received a wide-ranging mandate to review and reorganise civil society and public administration given defects uncovered during the Verionian-Raspur War at the start of the decade. Despite the Florian recovery from the War of Lost Brothers concerns persisted concerning the Confederate States' vulnerability to another severe systematic shock - whether internal or external in origin.

Opposition parties queried the scope of the mandate bestowed upon the committee and called for greater democratic oversight of governmental bodies established by presidential decree.

In 1689, after being a three-party nation since the end of the War of Lost Brothers, the United National Party of the Republic and Imperial Democratic Party of Floria joined forces creating a dominant right-wing presence in Floria and the merger has heavily influenced the Florian political landscape from 1690 AN onwards with the new states of the nation aligning themselves with right-wing ideologies.

From 1690 AN Floria firmly established itself as one of Micras's largest economies and became the dominant Raspur Pact aligned nation on Apollonia with the nation's military eventually taking over the Apollonia Command. However, things have not always run smoothly with Floria being criticised for human rights violations against Umraism and somewhat excessive use of capital punishment.

From 1695 AN, Ronald Trueman was elected President of the Republic carrying on the work of his predecessor Morgan Sharp. Tasked with expanding Floria and stabilising public relations in high-risk areas such as Eastern Floria particularly in Sri Alba and Mesoun, two areas rampant with organised crime. Truemans' early months of his tenure ran smoothly and at one point even defied Raspur Pact protocols withdrawing troops from the Second Elwynnese Civil War alongside Sanama after the use of nuclear weapons on civilian populations. After 'The Scouring', Trueman and a growing portion of the population became dispirited with the Pact and signalled their intent to review their involvement in the Pact for the years ahead.

In 1697 AN, The UNP introduced a new national anthem for Floria which received a mixed reception nationwide with some saying that the song was too nationalistic and only served the interests of the right-wing and Istvanistani-speaking communities. Because of this dispute between anthems, "Glory to Floria" was designated for international events such as the FMF World Cup and "Oh Floria" domestically. This dispute was then settled with the now-renamed UNP introducing an anthem that both parties agreed on. Floria hosted the 2021 FMF World Cup and as a result, international relations with other nations improved after controversial foreign policy laws were scrapped to allow visiting fans into the country.

In the 1700 ANs Floria finally extinguished tense relations with neighbours, the GAE (Jingdao) and the Trueman administration permitted full access to the Apollonian Express and the start of formal relations with the GAE. Floria has had insurgencies throughout its history and in 1705 AN, Floria declared war on Sri Alban insurgents who invaded and unilaterally declared the region as an independent state. The insurgency was crushed in a matter of days.

From 1705 AN Floria showed signs of authoritarianism and imperialism with the crippling and eventual suspension of the Labour Party and full-scale invasions into Mesoun (The Green) and a full-scale invasion of the Norfolk Isles archipelago. By the end of the year, the green was fully conquered and the original Florian manifest destiny was complete.

In 1706 AN Floria invaded and successfully annexed Port Balaine. This was met with much controversy and Floria was imposed with sanctions by various nations slowly setting back the economy of the nation. Presidential and Congressional Elections took place in 1707 resulting in the most heated elections in Floria's history since the War of Lost Brothers. Due to the unpopular move of annexing Port Balaine, traditional UPR hotbeds turned their back on Ronald Trueman in the polls leading to a convincing victory for the SDP candidate, Nick Borisov by a vote of 312 to 226. This was the first-ever federal election win for a social-democratic party in Floria and as of 1730 AN remains their only electoral victory.

After his defeat Ronald Trueman retired from politics and left the country to retire in Constancia. Under SDP control Floria oversaw large economic and social growth. The Florian Navy also grew to large levels capable of defending the nation sufficiently.

Chopin era

In the most controversial era of Floria since the War of Lost Brothers, Isabelle Chopin, a former Florian Air Force officer came into power becoming the first female UPR politician to become President. Her tenure as President was ruled with an iron fist adopting far-right policies banning LGBT+ rights, attempts to extend Presidential terms to 24 AN years and removing the 2-term limit. Her most controversial act was the invasion of Ostland in Operation Green Marauder killing thousands of Ostlander civilians through chemical weapons of mass destruction. The Chopin era would abruptly end as Chopin was assassinated by Shadow Group mercenaries resulting in the Mesoun Crisis.


In 1727 AN Floria historically voted to leave the Raspur Pact, this came after a few turbulent years in the Pact after diplomatic fallouts with Natopia and Shireroth. However, despite these diplomatic conflicts, it would be disgruntled Florians frustrated with the Raspur Pact’s long campaign in the Wars of the Disinherited and power struggle in the Apollonia Command that would fuel Floria’s desire to leave the pact. Florians were concerned about the future of Floria’s future especially after the successful but reputation-damaging intervention in Ostland in particular the economic and diplomatic situations that followed.

Raspurscepticism had existed in Floria since the Second Elwynnese Civil War after the use of nuclear weapons in the conflict and grew stronger as years went on as the Pact entered more conflicts.

In its latter time in the organisation, Floria would voluntarily leave the Apollonia Command and refuse to provide support to the efforts in Keltia.

Floria’s military would become one of the largest non-aligned military forces on Micras free of any supranational control for the first time.

Free trade and freedom of movement naturally ended once Floria left the pact but after negotiations, deals were struck with the majority of the pact except Natopia and Nouvelle Alexandrie. Despite these agreements, there were economic fluctuations seen pact-wide.

Floria in a shock to the world announced that the country would become politically neutral and instead become more focused on domestic affairs. President Hutchinson however expressed his intentions of maintaining a strong military in the event of invasion.

Geography, climate, and environment

Floria is located in the central-southern part of Apollonia and has overseas territories in Eura and in the Antarctic. Floria borders Kildare to the north and west and Çakaristan to the east. Floria has 5 major mountain ranges found in the North and central parts of the nation.

The south of Floria borders a sea connecting Apollonia with Eura. Floria is also home to many rivers and therefore does not struggle for water resources and regularly uses renewable water resources.


The striped jing panther is an invasive apex predator recently encountered, as of 1686 AN in forested and marshy terrain along the margins of the western frontier. In keeping with their customary hostility towards Floria, Jingdaoese officials in Daocheng have been quite unforthcoming, in response to the queries of third-party intermediaries, about the provenance of these animals. The striped jing panther is, from a handful of reported encounters, considered to be a man-eater and may have been specifically bred for the purpose. A cash bounty of $25,000, along with the promise of a fortnight's furlough, was offered by the Committee for Civil Contingency Planning for any serving Confederate official or member of the armed forces who could successfully bring down one of these animals and present the carcass for verification.

Notably endemic in the western regions of Floria are the spitting-bile scorpions, notable for their ability to forcefully expel from themselves a quantity of corrosive acid across a distance of 2.6 metres as well as for their uncanny ability to aim for the eyes of their victims. To be found in large concentrations clustered around the death pits which appear to map to roads and likely invasion routes from Jingdaose territory for a distance of 5km from the border. Propagation across the border appears to occur by those mysterious shattered earthenware jars commonly discovered on the Jing side of the line of control with the coming of the dawn.


Because of its size, Floria has a wide range of geographic features, the Confederate States contains examples of nearly every global climate. The climate is subtropical in the Southern States, tropical in Port Balaine, Florian Eura and Liberation Islands, polar in Outer Mesoun, semiarid in the central states, Mediterranean in coastal cities and arid in the Southland region. Its comparatively favourable agricultural climate contributed (in part) to the country's rise as a Micrasian power, with infrequent severe drought in the major agricultural regions, a general lack of widespread flooding, and a mainly temperate climate that receives adequate precipitation.


With a population of over 142 million according to the 1727 Census, Floria is the third most populous country in Apollonia and the seventh-most populous country in the world. The overall life expectancy at birth is 76 years. Floria has several large metropolitan areas and has two megacities. The country's largest city plus urban area is Northcliff.

The country is one of the Micras's most sparsely populated but heavily urbanised countries with the vast majority of its population concentrated within its western part. Efforts to populate the east have been underway since 1720 AN with Dongrad being the largest of these cities.

Largest settlements in the Confederate State of Floria
  City State Population
  City State Population
1 Northcliff Kingsland 20,351,295 6 Newmarsh Victoria 7,636,232
2 Dragonmoor Southland 15,131,431 7 Blackoak Kingsland 7,286,728
3 Oldhaven Southland 11,533,040 8 Westlake Kingsland 6,552,402
4 Stonehall Southland 8,158,824 9 Vice City Ontario 7,296,250
5 Meadowedge Kingsland 8,096,120 10 Birmingham Kingsland 6,332,629
All populations are populations of metropolitan areas.


The Confederate States of Floria has a high life expectancy however growth in life expectancy has not been as expected as suicide and drug overdose rates are common, especially in cities most affected by previous wars and poor representation in the Florian government. Despite Florian citizens eating approx. four or more meals a day, obesity rates are relatively compared to other nations on Micras.

Coronary artery disease, lung cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, drug overdoses and traffic accidents cause the most years of life lost in the Confederated States. Low back pain, depression, musculoskeletal disorders, neck pain, and anxiety cause the most years lost to disability. Teenage pregnancy and abortion rates are substantially higher than in other Western nations, especially among minor ethnic communities.

The Florian government has pledged to become a leader in medical innovation and continues to develop and research cures for diseases such as cancer. Health care coverage is universal and is fully funded by the government. However, patients, if they wish, may be granted private healthcare for operations such as plastic surgery etc.

Floria is the only nation on Micras which has banned the traditional use of tobacco and instead only vaping (use of Electronic cigerattes) are allowed. This unique law was brought in from 1701 AN in an attempt to bring down Floria's growing lung cancer rates and introduce a less harmful alternative to smoking.


The Confederate States of Floria has a very high level of education and a large number of adults taking tertiary education with 41% of adults having attained at least an undergraduate college or university degree. 5.5% of Floria's GDP is spent on education and tertiary education students are heavily funded by the government. In Florian schools depending on which language is spoken in the area, classes are taught either in English, Florian or Alexandrian. Subjects in which students perform above the national average are economics, reading, computing and mathematics. Post-secondary education is provided for free should a Florian citizen wish to enrol.

Optional kindergarten education is provided for all children between three and six years old, after which school attendance is compulsory for at least nine years. Primary education usually lasts for four to six years. Secondary schooling is divided into tracks based on whether students pursue academic or vocational education.


All religions in the Confederate States of Floria except the Stripping Path are free to be exercised. Nazarene is the nation's largest religion. Floria has the largest Protestant population across Micras with 70% of adults in the Confederate States either following the Church of the Holy Lance or Church of Floria. Orthodox denominations are growing in Eastern states such as Inner and Outer Mesoun with Dongrad being the most prominent Orthodox city in Floria.

Over half of the nation believes religion is an important role in their daily lives but only 35% attend their place of worship on a weekly basis. Religion however in the Confederate States of Floria is gradually becoming more irreligious with decline mostly among Florians under the age of thirty. 5% of Florian adults mostly ex-pats follow Umraism.


The Confederate States of Floria has three main languages with these being English, Florian and Alexandrian (Fransh and Martino). Common tongue is the mother tongue of 56% of Florian inhabitants and 21% and 10% for Alexandrian and Florian speakers. Other recognised languages include Corian and Jingdaoese. Throughout the country, road signs are displayed in all three official languages with the more prominently spoken language in that area displayed first.

All three languages are minor in Mesoun, where Mesounese is the dominant language.

Government and politics

The Confederate States of Floria is a federation and former parliamentary republic. In addition to being a federation, the Confederate States of Floria is a one party state governed by the United Party of the Republic, an unofficial offspring of the Nationalist & Humanist Party. It was one of the few nations on Micras governed by a national humanist party outside Benacia. In the Florian federalist system, citizens are usually liable to three levels of government: federal, state, and local. Local governments in the Confederate States of Floria are usually split between county and municipal governments. In almost all cases, executive and legislative officials are elected by a plurality vote of citizens by district. There is no proportional representation at the federal level, and it is rare at lower levels.

The federal government is made up of three branches:

  • Legislative: The Congress makes federal law, approves treaties, has the power of the purse, and has the power of impeachment, by which it can remove sitting members of the government including the President.
  • Executive: The president is the commander-in-chief of the military, can veto legislative bills before they become law and assign the members of the Cabinet (pending Senate approval) and other officers, who administer and enforce federal laws and policies.
  • Judicial: The Supreme Court and lower federal courts, whose judges are appointed by the president with Senate approval, interpret laws and overturn those they find unconstitutional.

The National Congress has 705 voting members, each representing a congressional district for an 11 AN (one Gregorian) year term. Congress seats are divided among the states by population following each decennial census. Each state then draws single-member districts to conform with the census division. The president serves a 24 AN year term and may be elected to the office no more than twice. The Supreme Court, led by the chief justice of Floria, has nine members, who serve for life.

Political divisions

The Confederate States of Floria is a federal state of 13 states (One with special autonomy), one partially internationally unrecognized unincorporated territory, and two organised territories. The states and organised territories are the principal administrative districts in the country. These are divided into subdivisions of counties and independent cities. The states choose the president of the Confederate States. Each state has presidential electors equal to the number of their representatives and senators in Congress. Territories of Floria such as Etourney do not have presidential electors, and so people in those territories cannot vote for the president.

Citizenship is granted at birth in all states and territories.

Federal states

State Capital
Kingsland Northcliff
Mesoun Dongrad
Northern Ontario Longsight
Pentucky Pentucky
Port Balaine The Promenade
San Alexandria Moss Side
Southcliff Port Richard
Southern Ontario Eastham
Southland Dragonmoor
Sri Alba Albapur
Temple Islands St. Edmunds
Victoria Victoria (Floria)
Outer Mesoun Marinsk


The Government in Floria is under the sole control of the United Party of the Republic. The UPR controls appointments in government bodies, with most senior government officials being UPR members.

The Confederate States of Floria Congress is the unicameral legislature of Floria and has 807 seats. The Congress is dominted by the UPR but small parties from Port Balaine and parties such as the Social Democratic Party of Floria are present.

Foreign relations

See also Foreign relations of Floria

The Confederate States has an established structure of foreign relations. Floria is a member of the Micras Treaty Organisation and former members of the Raspur Pact as well as a former founding member of the Apollonian and Euran Economic Union. Most countries on Micras have embassies located in Northcliff and a number of consulates across the country. The Confederate States of Floria has strong ties with member states of the Raspur Pact. The Confederate States closely works with Raspur Pact member states on military and security issues and with nations, with which it has an agreed free trade. Floria and the Benacian Union are historically close allies and both continue to work together despite Floria leaving the Raspur Pact. Vegno is also a significant ally of Floria and both have strong links in sports and culture. Suren is the largest customer of Florian military equipment and both share strong strategic ties.

Post Lost Brother Floria has eventually seen Floria grow as an aggressive player in Foreign and economic policy aimed at securing regional dominance and international influence, as well as increasing domestic support for the government. Military Interventions include the Second Elwynnese Civil War, the Florian invasion of Port Balaine, the Kapavian insurgency, and most recently the invasion and rapid destabilisation of Ostland.

As well as having an influence on its home continent, Floria has also increasingly pushed to expand its influence across the globe in Keltia, Eura, and Southern Micras.

In 1725, the Florian Government announced a withdrawal referendum on membership of the Raspur Pact after a push for Floria to become non-aligned. Florian’s after this referendum voted for the nation to leave the Pact and officially left in 1727. Immediately after leaving the pact Floria adopted a neutral foreign policy refusing to enter future conflict.


Trooping the colour. An annual event to showcase Floria's Guard Divisions. This is usually done on Founders Day.

The President is the Commander in Chief of the country's armed forces therefore it appoints its leaders, the Secretary of Defence and chief of staff. The Confederate States Defence Commission administrates all branches of the Florian military. Florian troops are regularly sent for minor operations and peacekeeping. The Florian armed forces are currently active on four continents.

Military service was compulsory for Florian men aged from 18-36 with conscripts required to serve for six months until 1718. Failure to serve lead to severe fines and imprisonment. In 1718 under Project 1727, the armed forces became a fully professional volunteer force.

From 1676 AN after modest operations from existence, the Florian Armed Forces became a military superpower after large sustained growth in terms of both manpower and equipment funded by large investment during the reconstruction efforts after the War of Lost Brothers.

The Confederate States is one of few recognised nuclear weapons states, and one of the few to possess nuclear weapons. It has one of Micra's largest nuclear stockpiles. Floria also possesses other Weapons of Mass Destruction such as chemical weapons and biological weapons which have been used since the Trueman era of military control. Its most notable use of such weapons was in Operation Green Marauder which decimated the majority of Ostland.

After the invasion of Port Balaine, Floria began to focus on building up its naval force, which was seen as the last step for security in Southern Apollonia. These plans however took a stumbling block as the Army and Air Force were still classed as the more strategically important services of the Florian armed forces.

In 1727 AN Floria stood down from the Apollonia Command, the Raspur Pact’s military presence on Apollonia. Though officially Floria is politically neutral as of 1727, Floria has maintained its military presence it saw during its time as member of the Raspur Pact protecting its interests on Southern Micras and Eura.

Human rights

Floria is infamous for human rights violations throughout its history with democratic and civil liberties not fully free. Floria has been under control of one single party, the United Party of the Republic, for the vast majority of its history and has provided Floria with 7 out of 8 Presidents since post Lost Brother reforms. Socialist and social democratic parties such as the Social Democratic Party of Floria has been suppressed at Federal level since the party dropped out of power in 1719 AN and mass media such as Floria Today is censored.

Umraism is allowed at federal level but it is oppressed by politicians and citizens alike. This led to the formation of the intermicronational movement Umraist Lives Matter.

Floria has restricted LGBT+ laws federally. Homosexuality is allowed however homosexuals receive discrimination particularly from the Church of Floria and its followers. Gender reassignment is banned in Floria and the term “Non-binary” is not recognised. Due to these LGBT+ restrictions, Floria has been flagged on the Rainbow Haven Visa Program.

Law enforcement and crime

Law enforcement in the Confederate States of Floria is primarily the responsibility of local police units and sheriff's offices. State police provide a broader service if required. Federal agencies such as the FDI and Florian Marshall service have dedicated duties such as domestic security, civil rights and enforcement of federal laws. Regional courts handle most criminal trials with federal courts only handling servere cases.

Capital punishment is legal in Floria for crimes such as murder,treason, espionage and drug trafficking. Floria has a high prison population with prisoners kept in mostly private owned facilities. In 1730 AN, Congress passed laws reducing the number of crimes punishable by death.


Floria has a social and free market economy with a highly skilled labour force, a medium level of corruption, and a high level of innovation. It is one of Micra's largest exporters and importers of goods and has the largest economy in Apollonia and one of the highest GDPs worldwide. Floria is deeply rich in natural gas and oil. The service sector in Floria contributes approximately 63.8% of the total GDP, industry 31.3%, and agriculture 4.9% as of 1721 AN. The unemployment rate is 4.1% as of 1723.

The automotive industry in Floria is regarded as one of the most competitive and innovative in the world and is the largest by production. The top ten exports of Floria are vehicles, machinery, chemical goods, electronic products, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, natural resources, basic metals, food products and cannabis.

After the invasion and subsequent annexation of Port Balaine, the Florian economy took a stumble as the Xäiville Convention, Floria's largest trading partner outside the Raspur Pact imposed heavy sanctions blocking the import of Florian products, copyright on Florian products rescinded and the sports sector took a stumble with no broadcasting of Florian sports games and no audience for Florian games taking place in XC countries.

As of 1723 AN all XC member states bar Craitland, the South Sea Islands and Tellia removed sanctions however nations such as Mercury imposed a import tariff of 33.3%.



Personal transportation in the Confederate States of Floria is dominated by automobiles and the nation has a very high rate of per-capita vehicle ownership. Around 35% of personal vehicles are light trucks and vans. Rail transport is also popular in the nation and has one of the most efficient and busiest railway systems on Micras. The Railway industry is government-owned and operates under the name FLO Railways.


The highway is managed by state-level governments with every state operating different laws on the highways. toll systems are very common on these highways as a way to encourage more citizens to use public transport such as Floria's extensive rail network.


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Nearly every major city in Floria has one or two railway station/s and the network itself is extensive and dense.

FLO Railways is the major railway infrastructure and service operator. FLO Railways is a state-owned company and the government holds all shares. Since its reformation after purchasing High Speed Floria 1679 AN, the railway network has rapidly expanded and has become affordable for all with excellent service.

High-speed rail started in 1656 AN after the War of Lost Brothers with the introduction of the private company, High Speed Floria which planned to modernize the rail system of the country after the war. The company operated high-speed rail until its purchase in 1679.

The high-speed network regularly has several extensions or upgrades to high-speed lines under construction or planned for the near future, some of them after decades of planning.

The fastest high-speed train operated by FLO Railways, ICE connects major Florian cities. On regular lines, at least one train every two hours will call even in the smallest of villages during the day. Nearly all larger metropolitan areas are served by bus networks and highways.


The majority of Floria's energy is provided by petroleum and natural gas, which Floria has in high reserve. Nuclear energy is banned in Floria and renewable energy is becoming more common as the nation expands to new territories.



Mainstream Florian cuisine is similar to that in other Apollonian countries. Rice and wheat are the primary cereal grain with about three-quarters of grain products made of wheat or rice flour and many dishes use indigenous ingredients, such as turkey, duck, beef, potatoes, sweet potatoes, rice, corn, and maple syrup.

Characteristic dishes such as poutine, fried chicken, pizza, hamburgers, and hot dogs derive from the recipes of various immigrants and natives. In regions such as San Alexandria, seafood is popular due to being easily accessible from the region's ports. The region's cuisine is also heavily influenced by cuisine found in Nouvelle Alexandrie due to the many immigrants living in different cities nationwide. Etourney is known for haggis and black pudding commonly eaten as breakfast throughout the Florian population. In Mesoun cuisine is vastly different to the West. In Mesoun, soups, salads and varieties of bread are popular as well as dumplings, cabbage rolls and bliny.

The Florian fast food industry, the world's largest, rapidly rose after the War of Lost Brothers as it provided a quick solution to quickly accessing meals and cutting cooking time. Fast-food consumption has sparked health concerns within the country but health issues related to obesity etc. are carefully monitored by the Florian government. Highly sweetened soft drinks are widely popular, and sugared beverages account for nine per cent of Florian caloric intake. Chicken King, Pizza Shack, Wilsons and Taco Ring are the most notable fast-food chains from Floria.

The national alcoholic drink is whiskey and whiskey-drinking rates are among the highest in the world. Beer is also popular amongst the adult Florian population.

In 1723 AN genetically modified foods were banned. All food consumed in Floria was enforced to be organic in an attempt to improve the overall health of the Florian people and it's environment.After controversial policies introduced by Chopin this was seen as a popular move from the President.


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The Confederate States of Floria is the hub of Micrasian Electronic Dance music (EDM) with many festivals and concerts being held throughout the country all year round. The most notable festival being The Rising Festival held in Northcliff where ten stages across the city play concerts of different genres from trance to house. The most popular EDM forms in Floria include hard techno,trance ,darkwave,house and Dubstep as well as garage music. Classical music is also extremely popular with many orchestras professional and amateur throughout the country. The genres of hip-hop and jazz have also emerged especially in the state of Ontario and its capital Vice City where it's popular the most. From 1697 AN rock and heavy metal rose in popularity throughout the country which bands such as Oceans and Electra posting viral songs on the internet. Floria regularly enters the Microvision Song Contest and the nations highest placing is finishing 4th in Cárdenas in 2021. Floria's previous best finish was 7th place in 2018 where the contest was held in Cherry Trees. Floria has never finished last at the contest but the nation finished 31st out of 33 (one nation disqualified) in 2020 collecting a disappointing 17 points in total.

Military music is very popular and important in Florian culture with patriotic military march parades very common throughout the nation. Music within the military is organised by the Adjutant Generals Corps of the Florian Army.

Floria is infamous for the creation of Floriabeat and MicraPhonk which is used in many cartoons and memes globally on platforms such as Ricroc.


Cinema is popular in Floria and well-known films from Floria are usually based on horror, espionage and military operations similar to popular games played within the Florian public and beyond. Well known films include Last Man Standing, the Phantom War franchise and Taskmaster.


Sports have been organised ever since the establishment of the country with sports turning professional at various times. The Confederate States of Floria's most popular sports are association football, Motorsports and basketball. Other major sports include baseball, gridiron football and rugby league with sports such as rugby union and tennis enjoyed at amateur levels.

The Confederate States of Floria has four major professional sports leagues which are followed hugely worldwide. These four leagues are known as the 'Big four' and these leagues are the Florian Football League (Gridiron football), Super League Football (football), SLB (baseball) and the FBA (Basketball). Cricket is popular in Sri Alba and the state provides the vast majority of National Team players.

The Confederate States of Floria competed at the first-ever Micras Games in 2018 held in Jingdao as the Florian Republic and was the highest placed major sporting country in the medal table with 10 gold medals and two silver medals. The Confederate States of Floria has also hosted major Micrasian sports events during its existence such as the MHL Junior World Championships and MHL World Championships (both 2019).

In 2021, Floria hosted the FMF World Cup, Micras's most prestigious sports tournament and it was hosted in Floria's major cities. Floria would eventually win the tournament beating four time winners Craitland in the Final.



Television is the most popular medium in Floria with radio stations are also popular nationwide. State-run FBC and FT (Floria Today) are the leading news channels. FT is also the flagship of Florian international media operations. Around 92% of Florian households have cable or satellite TV, with a variety of free-to-view public and commercial channels. Floria's print market of newspapers and magazines is the third-largest in Apollonia.

Floria is home to many video game developing and publishing companies such as Monster Interactive which produces Micras's most popular video game Micras Warfare on a yearly basis and is also where iDrive 2000's and Drag0n Eggs are produced, the two most popular consoles used globally.