About Kaupelan

The Kingdom of Kaupelan is an archipelago in the Banda Sea between Indonesia and Australia. The name Kaupèlan comes from the ancient name of the island of Kiwangar, Raja Kaopalan, which means "King's Nutmeg Trees" in Old Kaupelanese, and through Portuguese Caupelã.

PEOPLE
Surface
: 8,906 km2
Inhabitants
: 4,076,000 (2017)
Population density: 457.67 inhabitants/km2
Official holidays
:
City top five (with inhabitants):
 ▪ Purikali (1,294,000)
 ▪ Irnik (390,000)
 ▪ Bandajaya (280,000)
 ▪ Masar (160,000)
 ▪ Jalabara (160,000)
Languages: English and Kaupelanese (both official), Kaupelanes, Portuguese and Suduk dialects
Religion: Christian (60%), Muslim (20%), Buddhist (5%), Animist (2%)
Universities: Royal University of Purikali, Uniwersiti Santamaria, Uniwersiti Bandajaya, Uniwersiti Haima Jalabar, Uniwersiti Masar, Uniwersiti Santakèrus, Uniwersiti Palimaata, Akademi Yasaina Masar, Uniwersiti Islam Kautaira (private), Uniwersiti Katolik Purikali (private)

POLITICS
Official name: Liraidahen Kaupèlan ('Kingdom of Kaupelan')
Form of government: parliamentary monarchy
Capital: Purikali
Administrative division:
Head of state: lirai ('king') Kira II Wasahi Sunu Wuru Kamak Purajaya (since 2009)
Parliament: unicameral parliament ('Haimauman') with 100 senators ('awayuni')
Main political parties: Parti Tana (pro-Western Christian monarchists), Parti Haima (centre-leftist, socialist, Catholic), Parti Majuwe (centrist, liberal, secular), Parti Werweru (centrist, conservative, republican), Parti Muktiye Raun (socialist, secular, environmentalist)

Head of government: wasir Sindi Wisnumatan (since 2013)
Minister of foreign affairs: ms. Elisbet Yemsawa (since 2013)

FOREIGN RELATIONS
Member of FICTS
: 2006 - 2011; subsequently a member of FICT: since 25 June 2011
Member of other organisations: (among others)
UN, ASEAN, UIEMB

Ambassador to FICT: mr. Alwisyu Tanwahu (since 20 December 2016)
Diplomatic relations with FICT member states:
 
▪ Adzhatia: ms. Lagasami Tanumanik (based in Moscow, Russia)
  ▪ Guelphia: ms. Manwela Tambarsarya
  ▪ Harrawi: mr. Herasak Nuson (based in Riyad, Saudi Arabia)
  ▪ Île de Romanhe: mr. Dennis Kawi Nuhkala (based in Johannesburg, South Africa)
  ▪ Republic of MAS: mr. Mengian Lisboa (based in New Delhi, India)
  ▪ New Courland: ms. Marina Wikinauk (based in Mexico City, Mexico)
  Tarmorya: mr. Agus Kawisitra (based in Cairo, Egypt)
 
Voskia: mr. Kawi Sumbahi (based in Rome, Italy)
 
Yukland: mr. Farid Tanuhamu (based in Berlin, Germany)
 
Yutyrama: ms. Yabidi Sumbulau (based in Brasilia, Brazil)

ECONOMY
GDP
:
$67
,308 million = $16,513.25 per capita (2016)
Currency: 1 Kaupelanese Huwa (KAH) = 100 Hiyatu ($0.39)
Inflation: 0.59% (2016)
Unemployment: 0.3% (2016)
Working population: agriculture: 4.6%; industry: 20.5%; services: 58.9%
Export:
electronic goods and components, manufactured goods, petroleum products, computers, ships, automotive products, industrialised food, textiles
Import: components, raw materials, goods, machinery
Main partners: China, Indonesia, Japan, USA, EU, India
Main businesses: BP (refineries), Kaupec (oil extraction), BKK (bank), Watera/Darapali (vehicles), Shell (refineries), ABAN (civil construction), Kautel (telecommunications)

Main newspapers: Bandanese Post, Sulaiwa Kaupelan, Ngiye, Tana, Kiwangar Post, Bantau Hubi, Palayanga, Kabar Bandajaya, Islam Post, Bùlìjia Bàozhi, Leranye Wisanyo, Terong.

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE
Highest mountain
:
Gipahu (2587 m.)
Main rivers: Mambaki, Maiha, Hubi
Main lakes
: Gajawatu, Suduk
Climate
:
equatorial (monsoon)
Av. annual temperature: 26
°C
Av. annual rain: 2.300 mm

NAMES OF OTHER FICT-COUNTRIES IN KAUPELANESE
Adzhatia
Guelphia
Harrawi
Île de Romanhe
Republic of MAS
New Courland
Tarmorya
Voskia
Yukland
Yutyrama
Ajatya
Gelfya
Harrawi
Ildèromani
Maisoran, Algeran na Syoran
Nyukurlan
Tarmorya
Wosèkya
Yuklan
Yutirama

OTHER
Time zone
: UTC + 9
Website: http://www.kaupelan.net/
Internet extension
: .ka
Car code:
National anthem: "Nuhu Nina Kibèrkat" (Blessed Mother Land)
Flag: