|Ultimate Çakar Sultanate|
سلطنة شاكار النهائية
Saltanat Shakar al-Nihayiya
|Motto: There is no god, but Craitgod|
لا إله إلا كريت إله
la 'iilah 'iilaa kurit 'iilah
O majestic and noble emperor
|17.0.3 - current|
|Official language(s)||Adarani, Arboric|
|Government||Hereditary monarchy and parliamentary democracy|
|- Sultan سلطان||Akbar Çakar|
|- Grand vizier وزیر اعظم||Jayanti Sinha|
|- Legislature||Majlis al-Sultina مجلس السلطنة|
|Population||411,398,684 Census of 1690|
|Currency||Gold dinar ﺩﻳﻨﺎﺭ ذهبي|
|Time zone(s)||CMT, CMT+1 and CMT+1:30|
|Track gauge||Mountain railways: 610 mm (2 ft) and 762 mm (2 ft 6 in)|
High speed railways (future): 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Other railways: 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
|National animal||White tiger|
|National tree||Monalan cedar|
Çakaristan (/t͡ʃɑːˈkɑːɾi:stɑːn/), officially the Ultimate Çakar Sultanate (Arboric: سلطنة شاكار النهائية; Adarani: परम आकर सल्तनत), is a sovereign state in the southeastern continent of Apollonia. The official name of the sultanate was chosen at the second major meeting in Red Fortress; before that, Sylvania was the working title for the sultanate. The ceremonial name for the sultanate is Hilal Empire (Arboric: امبراطورية هلال), which means Empire of the Cresent Moon. Less in use is the short name: Çakar Empire.
It is the second most populous nation on Micras. Bounded by the Antican Sea on the north, the Pond Strait on the east, the Herrin Bay, which is part of the Orange Sea, on the southeast, and the Dyre Straits on the southwest; it shares land borders with Floria to the west, and Alduria-Wechuan colony of Ijubicastagrad and International Mandate located on the Jaris Strait.
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. A new capital was built, Agra, around the Red Fortress, the sultan's palace. The government and parliament are concentrated in this city, which is subdivided into a separate district. The whole country is subdivided into subahs (provinces) and princely states.
The full name of the nation is made up of three components:
- The sultanate is "ultimate" because it is located on Apollonia. The name "Apollonia" means "ultimate", which means that the inhabitants of the continent consider themselves ultimate;
- The name "Çakar" comes from the sultan's family name;
- The monarch was crowned "sultan" because of his background in Craitism.
The name of Çakaristan in several languages:
|Language||Status||Short form||Long form||Transliteration|
|Arboric||Official||شاكارستان||سلطنة شاكار النهائية||Saltanat Shakar al-Nihayiya|
|Adarani||Official||चमकतास्टेन||परम आकर सल्तनत||Param Aakar Saltanat|
|Babkhi||Regional||چاکارستان||سلطنت نهایی چاکار||sltnt nhaaa oklar|
|Catologian||Official||Çakaristan||Ultimum Çakar Sultanate||none|
|Common tongue||Official||Çakaristan||Ultimate Çakar Sultanate||none|
|Jingdaoese||Foreign||Cakarjia||Juezan Cakarjia Desudan||none|
Thousands of years ago there was habitation and civilisation in what is now Çakaristan. This is evidenced by various archaeological finds and remnants of ancient forts. Only after the foundation of the Ultimate Çakar Sultanate is a study made of this rich history.
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 Babkhaan 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 sultanate 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 Sylvania 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.
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.
Çakaristan consists of roughly seven parts. The west of the country is very mountainous with part of Monalan Parvat (Monlan Mountains). To the east the green valley with large rivers, such as the Adaraney and Leyl. Further to the east the area around Lake Jodha, where the Leyl river begins. Along the south coast an area that can be referred to as the Çakari Riviera. The Silsilat Jibal Silfanyan (Sylvanian mountain range) lies between the Antican Sea and Herrin Bay. The northern spur of that ridge separates the Antican Sea and Lake Jodha. The coastal plains around the Antican Sea have their own geographical structure due to their location. And finally the Kendall Isle with Jabal al-Mada'.
Most of Çakaristan's population lives in rural areas, but there are also cities with more than a million inhabitants:
|Largest cities of Çakaristan|
|City||Princely State or subah||Population||
|City||Princely State or subah||Population|
Politics and government
The political system of Çakaristan is still developing. The sultan has defacto all the power, but the government is working to bring democracy to the nation. The fast-growing nation is working on a system to limit corruption and to balance the different population groups. A district system has been introduced in which the census is a guideline for balancing the ratios. In addition, an electoral college was introduced to certify voting.
The sultan is the head of state and defacto the absolute ruler of Çakaristan. He represents the sultanate, signs the laws and appoints government officials.
The first sultan was elected by the meeting in which the foundation of the nation was laid and the war for independence officially ended. Abu Çakar was elected sultan and was given the title Akbar (great). On the same day, the sultan married Jodha Avchat, adding Phedodah, which had fallen into the green, to the sultanate.
Because an assassination attempt was made on the sultan within hours of his coronation, a Grand Vizier was appointed. He led the government during the Sultan's recovery.
The first Grand Vizier was designated by the Founding Meeting, in order to avoid a possible later succession battle, the meeting did not choose one of the sultan's brothers. The sultan's father-in-law was appointed: Rajesh Avchat. Jayanti Sinha was elected new Grand Vizier in 1691 AN.
Çakaristan is divided into a national district, 7 princely states and 10 subahs. The District of Apollonia is a national district which contains the capital of Çakaristan, Agra, which means that the capital is also referred to as Agra, D.A.
The Çakaristan heartland comprising the territory on the Apollonia peninsula between the Antican Sea and Herrin Bay, including its coastal islands, is divided into subahs. To the west, the green border separates the subahs from the princely states. The green border is the former western border of the Khanate of Krasnarus with the exception of Phedodah. The boundaries of the subahs are almost identical to the districts of Krasnarus. The governor of a Subah is called a "Subahdar". A Subahdar is appointed by the Sultan. Each subah has its own parliament in addition to a governor.
The princely states have a large degree of autonomy within the sultanate. The head of a princely state must swear allegiance to the sultan, with the sultan giving his blessing to that head of state. The further organisation of the state is regulated separately for each princely state.
|Khanate of Jabal al-Mada'||Amir Çakar||Lyzij|
|Haritdesh Confederacy||Shivaji Bhonsale||Maulikpur|
|Korhalistan Rajya||Hasan Çakar||Çakarabad|
|Poorajangal Rajya||Rajesh Avchat||Liburnia|
|Sikatadesh Rajya||Amanbir Thahal||Kalaghar|
|Sunehra Rajya||Manjit Jhapali||Niravata|
- Main article of Foreign relations of Çakaristan
Immediately after the foundation of the sultanate, contact was made with the neighbouring nations. This resulted in membership of the USSO, informal contacts with Alduria-Wechua and Floria and a treaty with Hurmu. The first nation to sign a treaty with Craitland.
- Main article 1690 Çakaristan census
A census was held in 1690 AN. This census was the first census of the sultanate. The population of Haritdesh, the former Aryasht, was counted for the first time in 70 Nortonyears. With 411,398,684 residents reported, Çakaristan is the most populous nation on Micras.