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|name = Republic of Fantasia <br/ > [[w:Latin language|Latin]]: ''Respublica Fantasia'' (RF) <br/ > [[w:Dutch language|Dutch]]: ''Republiek Fantasië'' <br/ > [[w:French language|French]]: ''Republique de Fantasie'' <br/ > [[w:German language|German]]: ''Republik Fantasien'' <br/ > [[w:Spanish language|Spanish]]: ''República de Fantasia''
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|name = Republic of Ravenia <br/ > [[w:Latin language|Latin]]: ''Respublica Ravenia'' (RR) <br/ > <br/ >[[w:Dutch language|Dutch]]: ''Republiek Ravenië'' <br/ > [[w:French language|French]]: ''République de Ravénie'' <br/ > [[w:German language|German]]: ''Republik Ravenien'' <br/ > [[w:Spanish language|Spanish]]: ''República de Ravenia''
 
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|flag_p1 =  
 
|image1 = [[File:Repflag021.png|220px]]<br/ > <br><small>Flag</small> 
 
|image1 = [[File:Repflag021.png|220px]]<br/ > <br><small>Flag</small> 
 
|image2 = [[File:Repcoatofarmsfantasia034.png|100px]]<br/ > <br><small>Coat of arms</small> 
 
|image2 = [[File:Repcoatofarmsfantasia034.png|100px]]<br/ > <br><small>Coat of arms</small> 
|motto = ''Indivisibiliter ac Inseparabiliter'' ([[w:Latin language|Latin]])<br/><small>"Lux, Lex et Libertas"</small>
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|motto = ''Lux, Lex et Libertas'' ([[w:Latin language|Latin]])<br/><small>"Light, Law and Freedom"</small>
|anthem = [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mj7BuBm1GM "March of Fantasia"]  
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|anthem = [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mj7BuBm1GM "March of Ravenia"]  
|location = [[File:Ingevulde0kaart.png|276px]] <br> Location of Fantasia in [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]]
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|location = [[File:Ingevulde0kaart.png|276px]] <br> Location of Ravenia in [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]]
|location = [[File:Ingevulde0kaart.png|276px]] <br> Location of Fantasia in [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]]
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|location = [[File:Ingevulde0kaart.png|276px]] <br> Location of Ravenia in [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]]
 
|capital = Falaise de Fleur
 
|capital = Falaise de Fleur
 
|languages = [[w:English Language|English]], [[w:Dutch Language|Dutch]], [[w:French language|French]], [[w:German language|German]] and [[w:Spanish language|Spanish]]   
 
|languages = [[w:English Language|English]], [[w:Dutch Language|Dutch]], [[w:French language|French]], [[w:German language|German]] and [[w:Spanish language|Spanish]]   
|religions = [[Catholic Church of Servus|Church of Servus]], [[w:Neopaganism|Neopaganism]], [[w:Irreligion|non-religious]] and other small religions or [[w:Spiritual but not religious|spiritualities]].
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|religions = [[w:Secular state|Secular state]]
|shortname = Fantasia
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|shortname = Ravenia
|demonym = Fantasians
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|demonym = Ravenians
 
|government = [[w:Unitary State|Unitary]] [[w:Semi-presidential system|semi-presidential]] [[w:Republic|republic]]
 
|government = [[w:Unitary State|Unitary]] [[w:Semi-presidential system|semi-presidential]] [[w:Republic|republic]]
|head of state = [[w:President|President of the State]]
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|head of state = [[w:President|President]]
 
|head of government = Prime Minister
 
|head of government = Prime Minister
 
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|population = 17,090,299
 
|population = 17,090,299
 
|population_notes = (in 2015)
 
|population_notes = (in 2015)
|currency = [[w:Franc|Fantasian Franc]]
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|currency = [[w:Franc|Ravenian Franc]]
 
|time_zone = [[w:UTC+01:00|UTC+01:00]]  
 
|time_zone = [[w:UTC+01:00|UTC+01:00]]  
 
|nat_sport = Football
 
|nat_sport = Football
 
|nat_dish = <!--- National dish --->
 
|nat_dish = <!--- National dish --->
 
|nat_drink = <!--- National drink --->
 
|nat_drink = <!--- National drink --->
|nat_animal = Eagle, double headed eagle, crow, vulture
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|nat_animal = Raven, Eagle, double headed eagle, crow, vulture
 
|pat_saint = <!--- Patron saint --->
 
|pat_saint = <!--- Patron saint --->
 
|notes = 
 
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|web =  
 
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'''Fantasia''', or '''Respublica Fantasia''' is a [[w:republic|republic]] which was established on 31 October 2015 on the [[w:continent|continent]] [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]].
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'''Ravenia''', officially the '''Republic of Ravenia''' is a [[w:republic|republic]] which was established on 31 October 2015 on the [[w:continent|continent]] of [[w:Middle Earth|Middle Earth]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
The Kingdom of Fantasia was proclaimed on September 21, 1315 by Constantine of Querelle, the first king of Fantasia. The neighboring principalities and counties became part of Fantasia through marriage policy, land purchase and warfare. Around 1600 Fantasia had an area equivalent to half of the current area of ​​Fantasia, anno 2015. In 1701 the full freedom of religion was introduced by King Leopold I. After a victorious war against Ziegler Stein (where Fantasia fought on the side of Servusland) the big Royal Palace was build. Fantasia acquired a large area in 1741 and the town of Straussenburg.
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The Kingdom of Ravenia was proclaimed on September 21, 1315 by Constantine of Querelle, the first king of Ravenia. The neighboring principalities and counties became part of Ravenia through marriage policy, land purchase and warfare. Around 1600 Ravenia had an area equivalent to half of the current area of ​​Ravenia, anno 2015. In 1701 the full freedom of religion was introduced by King Leopold I. After a victorious war against Ziegler Stein (where Ravenia fought on the side of Servusland) the big Royal Palace was build. Ravenia acquired a large area in 1741 and the town of Straussenburg.
  
 
===After 1750===
 
===After 1750===
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===After 1829===  
 
===After 1829===  
In 1829 there were once small riots place in the feudal countryside, which were directed against the repressive regime of authoritarian various tombs and awnings. The king asked Servusland to intervene but nevertheless decided to give in with appeasement politics to calm the unrest. Fantasia became a constitutional monarchy in 1830. However, the king was still playing a very important role in politics, even took it further and further down the effective power through reforms.
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In 1829 there were once small riots place in the feudal countryside, which were directed against the repressive regime of authoritarian various tombs and awnings. The king asked Servusland to intervene but nevertheless decided to give in with appeasement politics to calm the unrest. Ravenia became a constitutional monarchy in 1830. However, the king was still playing a very important role in politics, even took it further and further down the effective power through reforms.
  
The nineteenth century went fairly smoothly for Fantasia, the economy and the population grew and at various locations it became a industrialized country. The construction of the first railway, between Falaise de Fleur and Element, was completed in 1871. In 1899, Zieglerstein was defeated after a brief war (with the help of Servusland) and the Grand Duchy of Transsilmenia was annexed by Fantasia. No significant events took place between 1899 and 1984 and this long period is characterized by peace and tranquility. However, there were in neighboring states such as Zieglerstein and Dragovania, various (civil) wars where Fantasia intervened with Servusland. In the twentieth century Fantasia and Servusland acted as the two 'policemen' of Middle-earth. The aim was to maintain the status quo and protect the monarchical regimes on the continent against revolutionary threats. This succeeded completely. In Zieglerstein for example, the [[w:Popular monarchy|popular monarchy]] was restored after a civil war.
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===Revolution of March, overthrow of the monarchy, establishment of the republic===
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On 1 March 1887 king Constantine XIII abdicated. His son Constantine XIV was inaugurated as the new monarch of Ravenia on the 4th of March in 1887. The autocratic regime of the young king Constantine XIV became very unpopular and social unrest was on the rise in the Kingdom of Ravenia. After the harsh winter of 1888-89, a revolutionary spirit was awakening in Ravenia. The Socialist and Marxist Parties gained massive victories in february 1889. On 2 March 1889 a large group of liberal protesters commited a coup d'état, king Constantine XIV fled to Translymenia and the Respublica Ravenia was established. The Latin name "Respublica Ravenia" was chosen as official name for Ravenia, the Latin name was considered to be more political neutral than for example a Spanish, Dutch or English name.
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===Early twentieth century===
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The early years of the twentieth century went fairly smoothly for Ravenia, the economy and the population grew and at various locations it became a industrialized country. The construction of the first railway, between Falaise de Fleur and Element, was completed in 1901. In 1903, Zieglerstein was defeated after a brief war (with the help of Servusland) and the Grand Duchy of Transsilmenia was annexed by Ravenia. No significant events took place between 1903 and 1908 and this period is characterized by peace and tranquility. However, there were in neighboring states such as Zieglerstein and Dragovania, various (civil) wars where Ravenia intervened with Servusland. In the twentieth century Ravenia and Servusland acted as the two 'policemen' of Middle-earth. The aim was to maintain the status quo and protect the monarchical regimes on the continent against revolutionary threats. This succeeded completely. In Zieglerstein for example, the [[w:Popular monarchy|popular monarchy]] was restored after a civil war.
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Between 1908 and 1912 rebels proclaimed a Marxist Republic in the colony "New Ravenia" and fought a war of independence. Ravenia was supported by Spain, Belgium, Austria and the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, if did not went well for Ravenia and after nearly four bloody years Ravenian troops withdrew from "New Ravenia". The Republic of Ravenia recognized the new "Republic of Kalao".
  
In the years 1908 to 1912 claimed insurgents in the colony "New Fantasia" a war of independence. Fantasia was supported by Spain, Belgium, Austria and the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, if did not went well for Fantasia and after nearly four bloody years Fantasian troops withdrew from "New Fantasia". The Kingdom of Fantasia recognized the new "Republic of Kalao".
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===After 1920===
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After a fascist regime took power in Zieglerstein in 1929, a war broke out between Ravenia and Zieglerstein. After three years of bloody fighting, Zieglerstein was defeated by Ravenia and Servusland. This war was despite the military victory destructive to the Ravenian economy and debts began to rise quickly. In the 1930's, after the [[w:Wall Street Crash 1929|Wall Street Crash of 1929]] Ravenia was suffering a major economic crisis.  
  
===Since 1920===
 
After a fascist regime took power in Zieglerstein in 1929, a war broke out between Fantasia and Zieglerstein. After three years of bloody fighting, Zieglerstein was defeated by Fantasia and Servusland. This war was despite the military victory destructive to the Fantasian economy and debts began to rise quickly. In the 1930's, Fantasia was suffering a major economic crisis.
 
  
===Revolution of March, overthrow of the monarchy, establishment of the republic===
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During the 1930s over 20 percent of the population workforce was jobless. After World War II the economy recovered. In the 1960s Ravenia lost the colonies of Curia and Santé. In bloody wars of independence, Curia was lost in 1961 and Santé in 1963. Ravenia finally recognized these countries in 1965.
On 1 March 1935 king Constantine XIII abdicated. His son Constantine XIV was inaugurated as the new monarch of Fantasia on the 4th of March in 1935. The autocratic regime of the young king Constantine XIV became very unpopular and social unrest was on the rise in the Kingdom of Fantasia. After the harsh winter of 1935-36, a revolutionary spirit was awakening in Fantasia. The Social-Democratic and Communist Parties gained massive victories in february 1936. On 2 March 1936 a large group of liberal protesters commited a coup d'état, king Constantine XIV fled to Translymenia and the Respublica Fantasia was established. The Latin name "Respublica Fantasia" was chosen as official name for Fantasia, the Latin name was considered to be more political neutral than for example a Spanish, Dutch or English name.  
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===After 2000===
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In 2005 [[w:gay marriage|equal marriage]] was established in Ravenia.
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==Geography and climate==
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Climate: continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers, great variety of microclimates based on elevation.
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The western part of the country has an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb), marked by high precipitation, particularly in late summer. The summers are cool and winters mild.
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File:Servuslandweg1.png|Small country road in the centre of Ravenia.  
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==Politics==
 
==Politics==
The head of state of Fantasia is a consul in stead of what is normally the head of state of a republic, a president. A consul was considered to be closer to the people. A president is too powerful, according to the Fantasians.
 
  
In the region of Transsilmania, the Principality of Celsiusberg is the last monarchist remnant of Fantasia. This principality is lead by a count and has a large amount of autonomy within the Respublica Fantasia.
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In the region of Transsilmania, the Principality of Celsiusberg is the last monarchist remnant of Ravenia. This principality is lead by a count and has a large amount of autonomy within the Respublica Ravenia.
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In the city Council of Falaise de Fleur the Social Democratic Party is dominant with 17 out of 33 seats. The Progressive Liberal Party has 6 seats, the Liberal People's Party 5, the Socialist Party 3 and the Centre Party 2.  
  
 
Region(s) with large autonomy:
 
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==Culture==
 
==Culture==
After the revolution in 1936, the proclamation of the republic declared all men in Fantasia to be created equal. Personal freedom was now a very important subject, citizens' rights were now fully established. All political parties were allowed, full freedom of speech was realised and the state religion of Catholicism was abolished. Since the revolution the state was completely dereligionised, gay marriage was established and gay couples were allowed to adopt.  
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After the revolution in 1889, the proclamation of the republic declared all men in Ravenia to be created equal. Personal freedom was now a very important subject, citizens' rights were now fully established. All political parties were allowed, full freedom of speech was realised and the state religion of Catholicism was abolished. Since 2005 the state was completely dereligionised, gay marriage was established and gay couples were allowed to adopt.
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The Western coast of Ravenia is often compared to [[w:California|California]]. During summertime, the climatological situation is very much like this U.S. state. The city of Falaise de Fleur is often described as a utopian place with a very diverse culture. The city of Flores, which is located in the south on the western coast, has the same conditions.
  
 
==Heraldry==
 
==Heraldry==
The crown in the flag and coat of arms represents sovereignty of the people of Fantasia.
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The crown in the flag and coat of arms represents sovereignty of the people of Ravenia.
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Republic of Ravenia
Latin: Respublica Ravenia (RR)

Dutch: Republiek Ravenië
French: République de Ravénie
German: Republik Ravenien
Spanish: República de Ravenia

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Flag 
Repcoatofarmsfantasia034.png

Coat of arms 

Motto
Lux, Lex et Libertas (Latin)
"Light, Law and Freedom"
Anthem
"March of Ravenia"
Ingevulde0kaart.png
Location of Ravenia in Middle Earth
Capital cityFalaise de Fleur
Official language(s)English, Dutch, French, German and Spanish
Official religion(s)Secular state
Short nameRavenia
DemonymRavenians
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic
- PresidentConstantin Lesquillier
- Prime MinisterGerald Lestienne
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LegislatureParliament
- Type - Parliament
- Number of seats - 200
EstablishedSeptember 21, 1315
Area claimedapproximately 476,000 square kilometers
Population17,090,299  (in 2015)
CurrencyRavenian Franc
Time zoneUTC+01:00
National sportFootball
National animalRaven, Eagle, double headed eagle, crow, vulture
 

Ravenia, officially the Republic of Ravenia is a republic which was established on 31 October 2015 on the continent of Middle Earth.

History

The Kingdom of Ravenia was proclaimed on September 21, 1315 by Constantine of Querelle, the first king of Ravenia. The neighboring principalities and counties became part of Ravenia through marriage policy, land purchase and warfare. Around 1600 Ravenia had an area equivalent to half of the current area of ​​Ravenia, anno 2015. In 1701 the full freedom of religion was introduced by King Leopold I. After a victorious war against Ziegler Stein (where Ravenia fought on the side of Servusland) the big Royal Palace was build. Ravenia acquired a large area in 1741 and the town of Straussenburg.

After 1750

In the second half of the eighteenth century the monarchy seemed to falter momentarily, especially around the year 1781. The clumsy statement Apres moi, le déluge (After me, the deluge) of the decadent king Constantine IX caused much resentment among some of the poor peasantry. It led to the kidnapping of the daughter of King Constantine IX, but was eventually liberated from the hands of the kidnappers by royalist troops. This event was later filmed much. A civil war was finally prevented by the king established a soup kitchen and the economy grew in 1782, also asked the king Servusland aid. This land grab in which the military rebellion was suppressed completely.

After 1829

In 1829 there were once small riots place in the feudal countryside, which were directed against the repressive regime of authoritarian various tombs and awnings. The king asked Servusland to intervene but nevertheless decided to give in with appeasement politics to calm the unrest. Ravenia became a constitutional monarchy in 1830. However, the king was still playing a very important role in politics, even took it further and further down the effective power through reforms.

Revolution of March, overthrow of the monarchy, establishment of the republic

On 1 March 1887 king Constantine XIII abdicated. His son Constantine XIV was inaugurated as the new monarch of Ravenia on the 4th of March in 1887. The autocratic regime of the young king Constantine XIV became very unpopular and social unrest was on the rise in the Kingdom of Ravenia. After the harsh winter of 1888-89, a revolutionary spirit was awakening in Ravenia. The Socialist and Marxist Parties gained massive victories in february 1889. On 2 March 1889 a large group of liberal protesters commited a coup d'état, king Constantine XIV fled to Translymenia and the Respublica Ravenia was established. The Latin name "Respublica Ravenia" was chosen as official name for Ravenia, the Latin name was considered to be more political neutral than for example a Spanish, Dutch or English name.

Early twentieth century

The early years of the twentieth century went fairly smoothly for Ravenia, the economy and the population grew and at various locations it became a industrialized country. The construction of the first railway, between Falaise de Fleur and Element, was completed in 1901. In 1903, Zieglerstein was defeated after a brief war (with the help of Servusland) and the Grand Duchy of Transsilmenia was annexed by Ravenia. No significant events took place between 1903 and 1908 and this period is characterized by peace and tranquility. However, there were in neighboring states such as Zieglerstein and Dragovania, various (civil) wars where Ravenia intervened with Servusland. In the twentieth century Ravenia and Servusland acted as the two 'policemen' of Middle-earth. The aim was to maintain the status quo and protect the monarchical regimes on the continent against revolutionary threats. This succeeded completely. In Zieglerstein for example, the popular monarchy was restored after a civil war.

Between 1908 and 1912 rebels proclaimed a Marxist Republic in the colony "New Ravenia" and fought a war of independence. Ravenia was supported by Spain, Belgium, Austria and the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, if did not went well for Ravenia and after nearly four bloody years Ravenian troops withdrew from "New Ravenia". The Republic of Ravenia recognized the new "Republic of Kalao".

After 1920

After a fascist regime took power in Zieglerstein in 1929, a war broke out between Ravenia and Zieglerstein. After three years of bloody fighting, Zieglerstein was defeated by Ravenia and Servusland. This war was despite the military victory destructive to the Ravenian economy and debts began to rise quickly. In the 1930's, after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 Ravenia was suffering a major economic crisis.


During the 1930s over 20 percent of the population workforce was jobless. After World War II the economy recovered. In the 1960s Ravenia lost the colonies of Curia and Santé. In bloody wars of independence, Curia was lost in 1961 and Santé in 1963. Ravenia finally recognized these countries in 1965.

After 2000

In 2005 equal marriage was established in Ravenia.

Geography and climate

Climate: continental; cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow or rain; cool to moderately warm, cloudy, humid summers, great variety of microclimates based on elevation.

The western part of the country has an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb), marked by high precipitation, particularly in late summer. The summers are cool and winters mild.

Politics

In the region of Transsilmania, the Principality of Celsiusberg is the last monarchist remnant of Ravenia. This principality is lead by a count and has a large amount of autonomy within the Respublica Ravenia.

In the city Council of Falaise de Fleur the Social Democratic Party is dominant with 17 out of 33 seats. The Progressive Liberal Party has 6 seats, the Liberal People's Party 5, the Socialist Party 3 and the Centre Party 2.

Region(s) with large autonomy:

  • Dragoflag.png Principality of Celsiusberg

Parliament and elections

Election results in 2015:

Party % (rounded up) Seats
Social Democratic Party 23 46
Liberal People's Party 21 42
Progressive Liberal Party 18 36
Centre Party (Libertarians) 17 34
Socialist Party 6 12
Conservative Party 5 10
Totaal 100 200


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Culture

After the revolution in 1889, the proclamation of the republic declared all men in Ravenia to be created equal. Personal freedom was now a very important subject, citizens' rights were now fully established. All political parties were allowed, full freedom of speech was realised and the state religion of Catholicism was abolished. Since 2005 the state was completely dereligionised, gay marriage was established and gay couples were allowed to adopt.

The Western coast of Ravenia is often compared to California. During summertime, the climatological situation is very much like this U.S. state. The city of Falaise de Fleur is often described as a utopian place with a very diverse culture. The city of Flores, which is located in the south on the western coast, has the same conditions.

Heraldry

The crown in the flag and coat of arms represents sovereignty of the people of Ravenia.