Duchy of Gen

The Duchy of Gen is a small country in Central Smalik bordering the Lectern of United Kencari Peoples, the Republic of Flovaigne, and the Republic of Davenport. Of the six countries represented on the ICSA website it is the only one in which the indigenous population, the Gen, largely outnumber the Ingallish or any other people, although the numbers of Gen and Ingallish are closer to each other in the Duchy's capital.

Official name: Duchy of Gen (Ingallish); Voqeqalle Gen'eg (Gen)
Pronunciation: /gɛn/, with g as in green, not as in gender
Demonym
: Gen, Gennic, Gennish
Area: t.b.d.
Regime: constitutional monarchy

POPULATION
Inhabitants
: 621,289 (est. 1/1/317)
Population density:
Population growth: 0.05% (Oct 316 - Jan 317)
Life expectancy:
Top 5 cities (+ inhabitants):
   Gen (104,288)
   Iddor (43,121)
   Qaetteret / Kerrit (16,233)
   Solva (11,189)
   Ovaen / Ovane (8,189)
Ethnic groups: Gen, Ingallish, Kencari, Flovaignians, Davenportians
Languages: Gen, Ingallish, Lake Kencari, Flovaignian, Phenixian, others
Literacy: 96%
Religions: Orthodox Church of Bowdani (94%), Thuwkism (5%), other (1%)
Universities: none

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE
Highest mountain
: Hirritt
Longest river: t.b.a.
Climate: temperate

 

GOVERNMENT
Independence
: 16 October 316 (secession from Bowdani)
Capital: Gen
Administrative division: four districts
Head of state: Duke Tober-Bas Aag (since 16 October 316)
Legislative: the Tottuuver Ken'eg (Palace of Laws, 42 members)
Political parties: National Solidarity Party (NSP), Gen Labour Party (GLP), Orthodox Alternative (OA), Balance of Tradition and Change (BTC), Party for the Greater Good (PGG).
Head of government
: First Minister Mr Elleri Sootis (since 16 October 316). The First Minister is appointed by the Duke.
Minister of foreign affairs: Ms Gilede Haar-Semab (since 16 October 316)
Diplomatic relations: list.
International organisations: t.b.a.
Judiciary: t.b.a.

ECONOMY
GDP
: 18.3 billion; 29,488 per capita (est. 316)
Currency: Bowdani Shester (ƒ)
Inflation: 7.4% (316)
Unemployment: 3.9% (est. 1/1/317)
Working population: agriculture 37.7%, industry 28%, services 34.3%
Export: t.b.a.
Import: t.b.a.
Main trade partners: t.b.a.
Main companies: Qarrort Veerort'enge Gep (cars), Sintti Noosir (beer brewery)

COMMUNICATION
International phone number
: +351 (shared with Bėltse and Vaara)
Main local numbers: numbers starting with 070 to 079 are reserved for Gen. Numbers are not geographically linked.
Special local numbers: 000 to 009 and 090 to 099 (shared with Bėltse and Vaara)
Internet code: .gn, .gen
Main newspapers: t.b.a.
Time zone: CMT -3

TRANSPORT
Roads
: t.b.a.
Railroads: t.b.a.
Airports: t.b.a.

NATIONAL SYMBOLS
Official holidays
: Eleenn Ostevel ('Saint Helen', 23 March), National Holiday (20 December)
National anthem: t.b.a.
Flag: three panels red-yellow-red, the yellow panel being slightly larger than the red ones. In each of the red panels is a sword pointing down.