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Post by SGJason on 16th August 2011, 12:47




National Flag:




National Coat of Arm:

Old National Coat of Arm, the new is identical excepts for letters "VLS" and "CGSL":
Spoiler:


Location:

Political and Linguistic Map:
Spoiler:

Map of Road and Cities: (sorry, the Quenya's Cities are translate in French... Map in English forthcoming Wink
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National Fact File:

Nation Name (Longest Official Form): The Duchy of Giant Bay
Nation Name (Native Form): Giant Bay
National Anthem: None (Current project)
National Motto: Nation of Dreams and Cultures (or in French Nation de Rêves et de Cultures)

Capital: Giant Bay City (or "Giant Bay Agglomération" in French)
Government: Constitutional Monarchy (The Duke has no power, the Chief of State and Government is the Prime Minister)
Head(s) of State: David Kasaoui (since January 1st, 2009) [Conservative Party]
Official Language(s): English, French, Quenya
Population: Between 950k and 1,050k inhabitant
Area: 28,051 km²
Climate: Hot and Humid
HDI: 0.89 (High ; Old Methodology ; 40th)
Drives on the: Right
Internet TLD: .gb
Telephone Code: +240
Money: Giant Bay's Ecu (or in French "Écu Giant Bayer") [EGB] (1 EGB = 200 CFA ; 1 EGB = 0.3049 € ; 1 EGB ~ 0.43 $)


Region view of "Giant Bay City"::




History:

Here is a simplified chronology. I haven't time at now for translate all history and his details Wink

Spoiler:
Before unity of “Giant Bay”:

_ 11th Century: Establishment of first Quenya
_ 16th Century: Maximal extension of Quenya’s Territory (Actual Duchy, south of Cameroon and North of Gabon)
_ 1702 and 1714: Arrival respective of French and British settlers
_ 1756 – 1763: Seven Years War in Europe; A few skirmishes between the British and French settlers
_ 1765 – 1780: Great exodus of the Quenya’s People of the bay
_ 1856 – 1867: Internal War between French and British settlers; approximately 15k dead
_ 1875: Sale of the Bay to the United Kingdom; French People are authorized to stay in exchange.
_ August 2nd, 1901: “Treaty of Unity between Bay’s People” by James Martin O’Bryan, nationalist’s leader of French and English People of Giant Bay
_ 1901 – 1910: After negotiation, 2 referendum and creation of a project for Independence of Giant Bay’s Republic, United Kingdom accepts in exchange for a considerable debt. Quenya’s People aren’t consulted by referendum but their leader accepts this union.
_ August 2nd, 1911: For 10 years of treaty’s creation, the Republic of Giant Bay (French: La République de la Baie Géante) is proclaimed.
_ September 1911: First Presidential and Legislative Election; the “Unity Party” wins this election and J.M. O’Bryan was elected first President with 68% of votes.

Republic of Giant Bay (1911-1951):

_ 1925 - 1932: During 3rd election, in September 1925, the nationalist and Nazi sympathizer, Mark Parker wins this election and becomes the Second President of Giant Bay. But his politic was catastrophic for nation which is got by the global economic crisis of 1929. He loses the 4th election presidential in 1932, and the liberal politician Olivier Ethan was elected Third President of Giant Bay.
_ 1938: Giant Bay is at the edge of the financial bankruptcy. Big popular manifestations every weeks to denounce unemployment and low salaries.
_ September 6th, 1939: First election forged in history. Official victory of “Liberal Party” and the President Ethan was reelected. The next day, the Emergency State was decreed.
_ September 2nd, 1945: Final ending of 2nd World War. The next day, President Ethan announces the division by 2 of the Military staff.
_ November 8th, 1945: Coup d’état by the nationalist (Fascist) and Chief of Giant Bay’s Army, the General Eduardo Ivanesca. Exile of President Ethan. Ivanesca auto proclaimed President by interim. The November 9th, Ivanesca suspends the constitution.
_ 1945 – 1951: Ending of numerous economic, political and information rights.
_ January 27th, 1951: Proclamation of the “Nationalist Duchy of Giant Bay”. Ivanesca becomes the first Duke and he has the full powers.

Nationalist Duchy of Giant Bay (1951-1976):

_ June 27th, 1954: Néo Stars appointed Prime Minister after death of former PM, Gérard Bexhill. N. Stars became after years a sympathizing of resistance.
_ January 27th, 1971: Coup d’état missed against the Duke, organized by communist’s resistance in cooperation with the Prime Minister Néo Stars.
_ April 7th, 1971: Néo Stars is unmasked. He is executed the next day by his successor, the new Prime Minister Jimmy Hellas.
_ July 26th to 29th, 1976: The July 26th, Duke Ivanesca dies. James Ryan is nominated to succeed. On the same day, the “Four Day War” begins. This is a Coup d’état by Communist’s Resistance and help by some soldiers of Giant Bay’s Army and Army of “People’s Republic of the Congo”. The July 29th, James Ryan and the Prime Minister Jimmy Hellas are executed. Mike Neel, the communist’s leader, auto proclaimed the new Duke.
_ December 25th, 1976: Official Proclamation of the “Popular Duchy of Giant Bay”.

Popular Duchy of Giant Bay (or People’s Duchy of Giant Bay) (1976-1996):

_ 1977 – 1986: The “Popular Party” is the only official party of Giant Bay. This party, with help from USSR, Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea and People’s Republic of the Congo, builds a nuclear central, oil plat form and improves the technology of country. It forbids the freedom of religious cult.
_ 1980 – 1986: The Popular Party is unofficially divided in 2. First, the “Conservatives” want to keep the relations with USSR and other communist’s countries, and keep a single party; and the “Progressives” witch they want ameliorate the politics’ life in the nation with liberty and multiparty, while keeping a minimum control of state in the economy.
_ July 6th, 1986: A progressive of the Popular Party, James Wright, wins primary in his party, and so after popular election legislative.
_ August 15th, 1989: Death of Duke Mike Neel. His best friend, Hervé LeGrand, is nominated to succeed. He is a progressive’s man of the party.
_ December 26th, 1991: The day following the fall of the USSR, the Duke announces reforms for liberty and democracy in politic, economy, religious and information in the country.
_ June 7th, 1993: Restoration of the freedom of cult. Giant Bay isn’t Atheistic state but Laic state now.
_ 1993 – 1995: The economic liberties and the right in private properties of productions are installed.
_ March 12th, 1995: Proclamation of the “Transient Duchy to Freedom and Democracy” by Duke.

Transient Duchy to Freedom and Democracy of Giant Bay (1996-2004):

_ November 4th, 1995: Law on the Freedom of expression
_ January 10th, 1996: Press and Information’s Law; suppression of the “Minister of Information”
_ January 13th, 1996: Law on the Politics’ Liberty; Multiparty is authorized
_ January 22nd, 1996: Deletion into the Constitution of article about “Single Party's in State” and the dominant role of the “Popular Party” for the country.
_ September 1st, 1996: After dissolution of Assembly in July, this early parliamentary election (and first free election) allows the victory of “Liberal Party” and his leader, Martin Lucé. But the alliance between the “Popular Party” and the “Socialist Party” gives in “Alliance of the Left Politic” a majority of seat in Parliament. The next day, the Duke gives his demission of his post in the Popular Party. He becomes apolitical.
_ July 1st, 2001: Second election after democracy’s back; re-election of Martin Lucé. No party obtains a majority in Parliament.
_ February 2nd, 2004: Dissolution of Parliament. The Duke announces that the next Parliament will be a “Constituent Assembly”, for create a new Constitution in the country.
_ March 7th, 2004: Constituent Assembly election, the “Socialist Party” wins half of seats. His alliance with “Communist Party” (the “new” Popular Party) allows win 77 seats out of 150. John Marx elected Prime Minister, the only Socialist Prime Minister of History.
_ October 10th, 2004: Referendum for establish a new Constitution. 87.6% of voice approves this new Constitution. From January 1st, 2005, every year, the first round of a “General Election” allows established a Parliament’s Composition. The second rounds, which confront the candidates of two parties that have obtained the most votes, compete for the post of prime minister. The Duke will have no power.
_ December 5th and 12th, 2004: First General Election of “New Duchy”. The “Socialist Party” wins in first round. He controls the majority of seats in Parliament but the Liberal candidate, Martin Lucé, wins in Second Round, and he becomes the new Prime Minister.
_ January 1st, 2005: Proclamation of the “Duchy of Giant Bay” by Duke, the old Prime Minister John Marx and the new Prime Minister Martin Lucé. Official transfers of Power. New flag for the country (this is actual flag).

Duchy of Giant Bay (2005-?):

_ In 2005: Martin Lucé becomes a member of “Conservative Party”, after division of “Liberal Party”. This becomes the “Party of the United Right”. For the Conservative Party, he becomes a first party in Giant Bay and he will keep power until today again.
_ June 28, 2006: With the Montenegro, Giant Bay integrates the “United Nation”. He becomes too a member of “African Union” in this day.
_ End 2007: First IRL election, in Simland’s Forum
_ October 13th, 2008: First attempt of “Movement of Resistance and Patriot of Quenya’s People”.
_ January 1st, 2009: After his election, David Kasaoui becomes the actual Prime Minister. He’s a member of “Conservative Party”.


PICTURES:

Only pictures of "Giant Bay City"; two others cities under construction in Sim City 4 actually:

Spoiler:

Downtown of Black-City, a district of G.B.City:

Peace Memorial:


Tramway of Black-City


The Stock Market of Giant Bay:


Mausoleum of Mike Neel (look the History and Years 1976-1989 for understand Wink :


Justice Palace:


Duke Palace:


A principally hospital of Giant Bay, in Sir-Charles-City


In Left, the Parliament. In Right, the big tower is the "Giant Bay's Tower", a tower which was once formerly based ministries.


The small harbor (a other harbor is in construction):


The view of Giant Bay City, the main city of Giant Bay (~85% of total population):


Anecdote:

Spoiler:
- Quenya's language is based on that of JRR Tolkien, but their culture and religion were both invented by me.
- The Map of Giant Bay is the real Map of Equatorial Guinea. So, his natural resources (Oil, Uranium, etc...) and his reception of African Soccer Cup in 2012 for example was integrate in my country Wink


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Re: Reception - General Presentation

Post by SGJason on 30th August 2011, 16:39

Published in Skype, this is a overview of Reality of Giant Bay in my computer:

Felder and overview of Justice > https://redcdn.net/ihimizer/img577/9017/gb1e.png
Overview of School > https://redcdn.net/ihimizer/img827/7937/gb2c.jpg
Overview of Giant Bay Airlines, coming Soon in AIN > https://redcdn.net/ihimizer/img849/8826/gb3.png

All is in French, because create before summer; but the translation is being Wink
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Post by SGJason on 1st October 2011, 09:11

The General Election of 2011 begins! The last Sunday, the list of parties authorized to presented a candidate (and not in "write-in") was published. They have to 30th October for choose their candidates. The 6th November, the officially list of candidates will be published.

So, in this month, I'll try to present you the news of election Wink
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Post by Blakeway4 on 1st October 2011, 13:58

Cool! It'll be interesting! Smile
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