|Kingdom of Esceosia|
Cum Deo pro Patria et Libertate
Location of Esceosia
|-||Monarch||King John III|
|-||Prime Minister||Péter Horváth|
|-||First expansion||March 2019 CE|
|-||Second expansion||June 2021 CE|
|Currency||Esceosian dollar (E$)|
Kingdom of Esceosia (Esceosian: Esceos Királyság) is a country in Central and Eastern Europe. It is mostly situated in the Carpathian Basin and the land east of it and is bordered by Poland to the north, Cheenarn, Albosnia and the Holy Bulgar Empire to the south, Russia to the east, Austria and the Czech Republic to the west. The country's capital and largest city is Budapest. The official language is Esceosian, which is the most widely spoken Ugro-Indo-European language in Europe. The country is currently in no organizations, but it has a military alliance with the Kingdom of Britannia.
Esceosia was created when the Republic of Hungary invaded the Slovakia during the War of Hungarian Irredentism. After the War, Hungary changed its name to Esceosia, and changed its government to a semi-constitutional monarchy, with the Prime Minister at that time becoming the king of the country.
Esceosia's current borders were established by the Treaty of Belgrade (2021) after the Anti-Yugoslavian War, when the country, after getting most of its territories back, and getting some new ones during the First Eastern European War invaded Serbia, and gained back its land in Vojvodina. Due to its rapid expansion and technological superiority, the country gained international attention.
The country today has a high-income economy with a very high Human Development Index. Esceosia is a popular tourist destination attracting over 15.675 million tourists a year (2020). It is home to the largest thermal water cave system and the second-largest thermal lake in the world (Lake Hévíz), the largest lake in Central Europe (Lake Balaton), and the largest natural grasslands in Europe (the Hortobágy).
Main article: Government of Esceosia
Esceosia has a parliamentary government based on the Westminster system that was emulated around the world as the legacy of the British Empire. The parliament of Esceosia meets in the House of Parliament (Esceosian: Országház). Alls bills are given Royal Assent before becoming law.
The position of prime minister - who is Esceosia's head of government after the King or Queen - belongs to the leading party in the national elections who holds the largest number of seats in the House of Parliament. The prime minister needs to choose a cabinet, and its members need to be formally appointed by the current ruling monarch to form the Head Government. By convention, the ruling Monarch needs to respect the current prime minister's decision of government, however if they think that it wouldn't benefit the nation, they can reject it, but its rarely done in the current government.
Main article: Political parties of Esceosia
Just like most of the countries around the world, Esceosia has a multi-party system. The current government is split between the Conservative Party and the Labour/Socialist Party. Minor parties include the Green Party, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democratic Party.
Main article: Administrative divisions of Esceosia
Administratively, Esceosia is divided into 9 regions and along with them, 9 regional capitals. In addition, the main capital city of Esceosia, Budapest is independent of any regional government.
The regions are further divided into districts, which currently are the smallest subdivisions of Esceosia.
Main article: Esceosian Armed Forces
The Military of Esceosia, or Esceosian Armed forces are currently divided into three service branches: the Esceosian Ground Froces, Esceosian Royal Navy and the Esceosian Air Force. The forces are currently managed by the Ministry of Defense and controlled by its council. This makes the current second-in-command (after the current ruling monarch) the Secretary of State for Defense. The armed forces are charged with protecting the current land of Esceosia and territories outside its mainland (which currently is none), while promoting Esceosia's global security interests. They perform regularly military excercise with the Britannian Royal Army in order to cooperate better in a state of war.
Esceosia currently shares a military alliance with the Kingdom of Britannia, and apart from that, they are currently not part of any military, political or economical organization.
Esceosia currently has a partially regulated market economy. Based on market exchange rates Esceosia is one of the largest economies in Europe, and is in a upper-central position in the world. The Esceosian Treasury, lead by the Chancellor of the Exchequer is responsible for developing and executing the Esceosian government's public finance police and economic policy. The Bank of Hungary is Esceosia's central bank and is responsible for issuing notes and coins in the nations currency, the Esceosian dollar.
The private sector accounts for 76% of the Esceosian gross domestic product (GDP). Esceosia's main industries are mining, metallurgy, construction materials, processed foods, textiles, chemicals (especially pharmaceuticals) and motor vehicles. Esceosia's main agricultural products are wheat, corn, sunflower seed, potatoes, sugar beets; pigs, cattle, poultry, and dairy products.
In foreign investments, Esceosia has seen a shift from lower and upper value textile and food insutry to investment in luxury vehicle production, renewable energy systems and high-end tourism.
Main article: Education in Esceosia
Education in Esceosia is compulsory from 5 to 22. At the age of six, pupils enter into primary scools: the curriculum is divided in two phase of 4 years. Afterward, they can choose between three different kinds of secondary education schools: Grammar school (leading to academic higher education), secondary vocational school (leading to vocational higher education) and vocational school (leading to the world of work). The system is partly flexible and bridges exist (graduates from a vocational school can achieve a two years program to have access to vocational higher education for instance).
The Esceosian higher education is a dual system, divided into colleges (which provide bachelor's degree) and universities (which provide master's degree). Esceosia's higher education and training has been marked one of the largest out of the countries in Global competitiveness.
Science and technology
Esceosia is famous for its excellent mathematics education which has trained numerous outstanding scientists. Famous previously Hungarian mathematicians include father Farkas Bolyai and son János Bolyai, who was one of the founders of non-Eucledian geometry; John von Neumann, a key contributor in the fields of quantum mechanics and game theory, a pioneer of digital computing, and a chief mathematician in the Manhattan Project. The previously Romanian part was and is a pioneer in aircraft technology, biology and chemistry. That list includes: Traian Vuia; Aurel Vlaicu; Victor Babeș; Emil Palade and many others.
Over 20 Esceosian scientists have received the Nobel Prize, almost all of whom emigrated during the communist and fascist regimes of the predecessor nations. However in the recent years due to the changes in world politics, several new Esceosian or Esceosian-born people have received the Novel Prize.
Esceosia has a highly developed road, railway, air and water transport system. Budapest, the main capital serves as an important hub for the Esceosian railway system (EÁV) The main capital is served by three large train stations called Keleti (Eastern), Nyugati (Western) and Déli (Southern) pályaudvars. Aside from that, the regional capitals also serve as central hubs for ground, water and aerial transport.
All of the districts in all of the regions have a tram network, with the largest being Budapest, Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest. The Budapest Metro is the second-oldest underground metro system in the world; its Line 1 dates from 1896 and is a World Heritage Site. The Budapest Metro System consists of eight lines currently. Aside from Budapest, Bucharest also has an underground metro, currently only with six lines. A commuter rail sytem, HÉV, operates in the Budapest metropolitan area.
Esceosia has a total length of approximately 8,498 km motorways (Esceosian: autópálya). Motorway sections are still being added to the existing network, which already connects the regional capitals and many other economically major cities.
There are 24 international airports in Esceosia, the main ones being: Budapest Liszt Ferenc, Debrecen, M. R. Štefánik, Henri Coandă and Aurel Vlaicu. Over 13.9 million passengers flew through Esceosia's main international airport in 2023 CE.
Esceosia's population was 46,069,974 in 2023 CE. Popthulation density stands at 207 inhabitans per square kilometre, which is about 4 times higher than the World average. More than half of the population lives in the metropolitan areas of the regional capitals, while around 75,8% of the population lives in urban areas altogether. Ever since the Great Change in 2015 CE, the fertility once again reached an amount that makes Esceosia a growing society. Life expectancy was 75.98 years for men and 83.55 years for women in 2023 CE, growing continuously since the fall of Communism and the Great Change.
According to the 2023 CE census, 36,581,741 people (79.4%) speak Esceosian, of whom 36,215,924 (99%) speak it as a first language, while 365,817 (1%) speak it as a secondary language. Esceosian is a Neo-Uralic language unrelated to any neighboring language and distantly related to is predecessors of Hungarian, Finnish and Estonian, while picking up parts of Romanian and Slavic languages. English is the most spoken secondary language (26,213,815 speakers, 56.9%), while German is second most spoken secondary language (11,425,353 speakers, 24.8%).