Sonka

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The Kingdom of Sonka
Sonkáá
Flag
Motto: "Land of eternity"
Anthem: March of Freedom
Location of Sonka on Sahar
CapitalGubasi
Official languages Sonkhai
Demonym Sonkhai
Government Constitutional Elective Monarchy
 -  King Sonka Ayam
 -  Prime Minister Mr Prime Prime Minister
 -  Upper house Higher Noble Assembly
 -  Lower house Lower Noble Assembly
Time zone (SCT+5)
Date format dd.mm.yyyy

Sonka, officially the Kingdom of Sonka, is a country in Northern Puzimm. It is well known for its soursop. It has close relations with vaniu.

Etymology

The name Sonka comes from the current ruling dynasty, the Sonka Dynasty. The Sonka Dynasty has been de jure ruling in Sonka since 1863, with the election of Jimâşim Zonkamâ as King of Sonka, but has been de facto ruling since 1963.

History

Prehistory

Humans first migrated to Sonka in X. It is estimated that ~1.8BCE the Nko-Sonkhai group arrived in what is now the far Southwest of modern Sonka. While it is estimated that the Saru-Asurans arrived in what is now the Northern coast of Sonka ~2.5BCEC. X

The first Dynasty of Sonka

The first true Kingdom in the area of Sonka was founded around 1100 CE, and collapsed around 1120 CE. Knowledge of this kingdom is minuscule due to lack of written records and archaeological findings. The next kingdom is thought to be founded around after the previous one's collapse, it expanded greatly under the king known as [Placeholder-Name1], who brought it to its greatest height around 1160 CE. After King [Placeholder-Name1]'s death, the kingdom fell into decline and disrepair. While his son managed to hold the kingdom together throughout his reign, the next king lost all control and the kingdom collapsed.

The collapse

After the death of King [GREEN], and the short lived King [GREEN2], the kingdom collapsed into feuding fiefdoms. This period continued for four decades before King [Ocean2] united all of the various states through conquest. King [Ocean2] gained the nickname "the Slaughterer" for the efficiency in which he defeated his enemies in battle after battle.

The second Dynasty of Sonka

Under the next series of kings, Sonka continued to gradually expand its empire. Conquering lands east of the X river, and at its height, controlling lands as far west as lake X.

Civil war and the third dynasty

X. In 1852, King X ruled, he was determined to open Sonka to the outside world, and so throughout 1852-1857, diplomatic ties were established with numerous nations, including the Balak Kingdom of Zondush in 1852.

Colonisation of Sonka

Balakia colonised Sonka in 1863 following the election of Jimâşim I as King of Sonka.

Noble War

Balak rule

The White War

During the White War Sonka was... As part of the treaty of [something], Sonka was to be transferred under Shohuanese rule.

Shohuanese rule

Shohuan took control of Sonka in 1903.

Independence

Sonka was peacefully granted independence from Shohuan in 1963 after (X, currently undecided, probably a referendum or something). The newly reformed Noble Assembly elected that the Sonka Dynasty should return to power, with Sonka X being declared king. After Sonka X died, his son Sonka Ayam was elected by the Noble Assembly, and is the current reigning monarch in Sonka.

Geography

Sonka is almost completely covered with thick dense jungle, which house a variety of wildlife. Sonka has six major lakes, and one main river, the X river.

Geology

Climate

Sonka is very wet, with an average of 2475 to 4974 millimeters of rain per year.

Biodiversity

Sonka hosts a wide variety of life within it's vast jungles.

Politics

Government

Sonka is a Constitutional Elective Monarchy, the monarch having very few privledges in government. The Sonkhai Parliament, the Noble Assembly, is the legislative body of the country, as well as the body which elects the future Kings of Sonka.

Administrative divisions

Foreign relations

Sonka maintains strong relations with it's former colonizers Balakia and Shohuan. With Balak and Shohuanese are the most commonly spoken second languages in Sonka.

Military

Economy

Transport

Energy

Science and technology

Tourism

Demographics

Ethnic groups

Sonka has many ethnic groups, the largest being the Sonkhai, of which the country is named after. Most diversity is concentrated in the south.

Urbanisation

Language

The official language of Sonka is Sonkhai, but there are many more minority languages. Sonkhai is a language within the greater Trans-Puzimm family written in the Vaniuan script. Balak, and then later Shohuanese were widely used as a lingua franca before the independence of Sonka. After independence, the government discouraged the use of the two languages, in favor of Sonkhai. Shohuanese is still widely spoken amongst the peoples of the south as a second language.

Education

Healthcare

Religion

Culture

Heritage

Architecture

Literature

Art

Music

Traditional Sonkhai music is X. Some famous modern examples of Sonkhai music are the Sons of Sonka, X, and X.

Theatre

Film

Cuisine

Sport

Sonka is a significant member of SIFA.

Symbols

See also