|Kingdom of Caucasia|
კავკასიის სამეფო (Georgian)
Կովկասի Թագավորություն (Armenian)
Qafqazın Krallığı (Azerbaijani)
Королевство Кавказия (Russian)
Kafkasya Krallığı (Turkish)
پادشاهی قفقاز (Persian)
Motto: “One Kingdom, Under God”
Anthem: “Unity in Diversity”
Royal anthem: “Caucasia’s Saviour”
and largest city
|Recognised regional languages||Armenian, Chechen, Azerbaijani, Russian, Persian, Turkish, South Ossetian, Abkhazian.|
|Ethnic groups (2014)||Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Georgians, South Ossetians, Abkhazian|
• Royal Minister
|Chamber of Deputies|
• 2015 estimate
|GDP (PPP)||2017 estimate|
|GDP (nominal)||2017 estimate|
medium · medium
high · 69th
|Currency||Caucasian Ruble (CR)|
|Time zone||MT (Mountain Time) -5|
• Summer (DST)
|Drives on the||left|
|ISO 3166 code||KC|
The Kingdom of Caucasia, commonly known as just Caucasia, is a Sovereign State located in the caucuses region. It is bordered by Russia to the north, and Iran and Azerbaijan and Turkey to the south. Transcaucasia has had a long history of invasion, foreign rule, and isolation, that has shaped the nation today.
Caucasia is a member of the League of Nations, and an Ally of NATO, but not a NATO member, Council of Europe, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization. Caucasia has relations with most countries in the world, but has complicated relations with neighboring Turkey, and hostile relations with Azerbaijain.
The History of Transcaucasia, and the caucuses in general, is the same up till the start of the 20th century, and the Russian Revolution.
During 1918, the Transcaucasia Democratic Federative Republic was formed, and was a union between the former Russian Imperial Governates of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia. The State had problems from the start, and ethnic conflicts and governmental chaos lead to the eventual downfall of the confederation, until the 1922 when the Bolsheviks established control over the caucuses region, and the Transcaucasian Nations were once again forced into a a Soviet Socialist Republic in the Soviet Union. This time, however, the union stayed, as the soviet government sought to unify the bickering Caucasian ethnic groups, and sought a program in Transcaucasia to help create a form of national identity for the Transcaucasian people. These efforts somewhat succeeded, and a more unified culture was created between the Transcaucasian ethnicities, centered around working and traditional mountain culture and isolation of the Caucasian people. Fast forward to 1991, and the Soviet Union collapses, and all the SSRs of the former nation all hurry to declare their independence and establish world wide recognition while they have the chance. In the caucuses, the northern part of course stuck with Russia as always, but the transcaucuses were a different story, as many different radical succesionist groups popped up in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and of course, Armenia. They all wanted one thing, independence for their respective countries, overthrow of the Transcaucasian government, and the seperation of Identity from Russia. These groups though... they found a lot of Transcaucasians, and caucasians of their same ethnicities standing up against them, and pledging loyalty to the Transcaucasian government. The Transcaucasian Civil War lasted until 1995, where the main fighting force and political face of the independence militias signed a treaty of surrender with the Transcaucasian government, where the government agreed to form a confederation between the members of transcausia.
Transcaucasia is officially a Confederation, with the states of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan all make up the confederation of Transcaucasia. These 3 states have a full autonomy, and elect their own Governors that make a lot of domestic decisions within the country, including what is taught in schools, and how it is taught.
Within the 3 constituent countries that make up the Transcaucasian Confederation, there are “Self Governing” zones within some of them, such as Artsakh in Azerbaijan, and Nakhchivan. Desputes with Russia over the Abkhazia and South Ossetia areas, and conflict with radical succesionist militia groups in the region might lead to the future creation of new self governing zones in the area.
Each country within the Confederation has a equal amount of representation within the Unity Congress of Transcaucasia, where major government and nationwide policies are made. Each representative may make their demands that represent their state and the people there. Self Governing territories get a small, but decent amount of representatives as well.
Transcaucasia is officially a multi-party State, and has free and fair elections. Many different political parties race to gain a majority in the Unity Congress, and the position of prime minister.
The role of president is merely that of a figurehead, and has little role in politics what soever, which is why presidents almost never are affiliated with a political party in elections, as the parties don’t want or need them. The prime minister is the head of government, and does most of the political stuff. A prime minister is almost always elected into office with a political party, and is makes hard decisions for the country everyday. The prime minister doesn’t have complete and total power though, as the Unity Congress, as it is the legislature body of Transcaucasia, acts as a buffer for the prime minister. Congress has major power in the government, and is considered one of the most powerfulest branch of government next to the executive office of the prime minister.
An electric train at Yerevan Station
The Economy of Transcaucasia has seen a steady increase over the years. Agriculture, mining, Hydroelectricity, oil, and tourism account for most of Transcaucasia’s GDP, and has seen major growth in these industries. Oil refineries all across the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic have pumped wealth throughout the country. Tourism has boomed over the past 25 years since independence, and hydroelectricity is very effective.
Like most Post-Soviet countries, Transcaucasia saw a sever economic collapse, and it didn’t help with an intense civil war going on. The country was poverty stricken, and many had no food. Most wealth in the country came from either the oil, or international aid and from Russian aid. After the Transcaucasian Civil War, the country was in ruins, and the infrastructure in the south of the country, where the majority of the fighting took place, was in ruins, and puberty still tarnished the nation. Crime rates went up, and Transcaucasia was ranked as one of the poorest nations in the world, and the most dangerous.
Transcaucasia’s situation was seen around the world, and help first came when the world bank gave loans to the Transcaucasian government to help rebuild. The loans were mostly used correctly, and was able to reach these places, and infrastructure steadily increased. Transcaucasia’s increase in oil sails also helped it’s economy to grow, and many other economic aid from other nations helped grow the economy. By 2005, life in Transcaucasia had bettered then in the 90s.
Today, Transcaucasia has seen a stable and relatively wealthy economy, though has seen some trouble in paying back the loans The world bank gave them back when they had economic issues, along with other loans from other organizations and nations. Despite this, Transcaucasia has seen steady economic growth, and continues to have a decently sized economy.
Transcaucasian culture is different depending on where you go, but over the decades, a unifying Transcaucasian culture has formed, with it mainly being based around working (which comes from the Soviet era) and the Caucasian people’s history of isolation.
Transcaucasian culture also takes elements of thee cultures in the confederation, such as taking from the Georgian culture a strong literature culture, to help spread Transcaucasian identity, a foundness of painting/drawing of holy figures from both Christianity and Islam, another important thing is the expression of music, which involves many old Caucasian songs and new songs that sound more “old school” then the songs of the modern world today.
Azerbaijani Woman perform Transcaucasian dances.
Dancing is also another prevalent thing in the unified Transcaucasian culture, with many combinations of different dances from the 3 cultures of Transcaucasia, too make new types of dances. Many old and traditional dances from these cultures are also encouraged, and were brought back by the Transcaucasian government in 1967, which have proved popular by the people.
Transcaucasian art is different around the country, but generally, it is unified under one thing: Religion. Religious painting/drawing is encouraged and popular in transcaucasia, as it allows the different peoples to express themselves fully, and to express their religious beliefs. Numerous art museums are filled to the brim with religious drawings, from the birth of Jesus to the death of Muhammed, they are common everywhere.
Museum of Transcaucasian and Azerbaijani History
Another common thing in Transcaucasian art is the romantic depiction of famous historical battles and wars in painting form. From the Battle of Bakü to the siege of van, many famous and heroic battles in Transcaucasian history are depicted.
Transcaucasia is a permanent member of the League of Nations, and is an observer nation of the European Union.
Transcaucasia is an ally of NATO, but isn’t quite apart of the alliance. Sierra and Transcausia are quite close in relations, as many Armenians and people who define themselves as “Transcaucasian” live in Sierra.
Science and Technology
A census done in 2014 revealed that about 89% of Transcaucasian owned a mobile phone of some sort.
Transcaucasia is known for its innovation in technology, and has been known for many major technological leaps in the past several years.