Cerdani Democratic Republic
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|Cerdani Democratic Republic
Deutsche Demokratische Republik
|Motto: Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt Euch!
"Workers of the world, unite!"
|Anthem: Auferstanden aus Ruinen
"Risen from Ruins"
Location of East Cerdani
|Region||The East Pacific|
and largest city
|Government||Unitary One Party Socialist State|
|-||Head of State||Erich Honecker|
|-||Head of Government||Taraki Kivlok|
|-||Head of Communist Party||Walter Staph|
|-||Formation of the transitional government||1922|
|-||Formation of the Cerdani Democratic Republic||1928|
289,248 sq mi
|-||2016 estimate||126.1 million|
|GDP (PPP)||2018 estimate|
|Currency||East Cerdan Mark
|Date format||dd ˘ mm ˘ yyyy|
|Drives on the||left|
|ISO 3166 code||DDR|
The Cerdani Democratic Republic, often referred to as East Cerdani, is a Unitary One Party Socialist State located in Southeastern Gondwana. The capital and largest city is East Berlitow and is the main cultural and commercial centre.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Government
- 4 Military
- 5 Economy
- 6 People & Culture
- 7 Infrastructure
Constitution of East Cerdani
The total land area of East Cerdani is 749,150km² of land including the natural, reclaimed and artificial land. A dormant Volcanic Field is located in the southwestern portion of Cerdani and the highest point in Cerdani, Peak Communizma, which reaches a height of 1917 meters above sea level is located in this field.
Climate & Weather
East Cerdani has a Mediterranean climate with semi-arid influence. East Cerdani is generally very sunny, receiving around 164 clear days annually. In the winter the temperature is mild with daily highs averaging around 20 °C (68 °F). Most of the yearly rainfall falls throughout winter. In the summer months, Cerdani averages 32–33 °C (90–91 °F), with some days over 40 °C (104 °F). Both West and East Cerdani have virtually the same weather conditions.
The ecosystems of Cerdani are ecologically diverse, ranging from heavy forests to rolling grasslands with numerous endemic species.
The Cerdani Democratic Republic is self-described “dictatorship of the proletariat” where the workers hold majority of the power. The current system is based on the principles of a Council Direct Democracy and the Leninist interpretation of Democratic Centralism. The People’s Chamber is the unicameral legislature of the Cerdani Democratic Republic and is where elected representatives openly debate various laws, economic plans and other matters of concern.
The primary political party is the Socialist Unity Party of Cerdani which has a constitutionally mandated majority in the legislative chamber with other legalised parties and independents making up the remainder Volkskammer.
Position towards West Cerdani
The Cerdani Democratic Republic is strongly objected to the Cerdani Republic's claim to represent the whole of Cerdani and maintains that both Cerdanis are independent, sovereign countries. In the past few decades the Cerdani Democratic Republic has dropped most references to re-unification as it seems increasingly likely that the countries will remain divided. East Cerdani does not officially recognise the West Cerdani Government and neither side maintain formal diplomatic relationships although there have been attempts at detente since the mid 1990s.
Main Article: National People's Army
The National People's Army are the professional military forces of the Cerdani Democratic Republic. All troops in the National People's Army are volunteer only and enlistees must be a citizen or permanent resident. Conscription is currently not enforced though it can be in times of emergency. The National People's Army is considered one of the most professional and best prepared military forces in the world. The NVA consists of the following branches:
Army (Land Forces) Navy (People's Navy) Air Force (People's Air Defence)
Main Article: Economy of East Cerdani
The East Cerdani economy is a centrally planned and managed economy with the prices of most goods and services being set by central government planners. The state establishes production targets and prices and allocates resources, codifying these decisions in comprehensive plans in liaison with worker unions and registered trade organisations. These plans are then enforced in order to ensure they are met. Majority of workplaces in East Cerdani are owned collectively by their workers, with only a few key industries having direct governmental oversight and intervention. The current economic system is based on scientific socialism. The current Economic Plan is due to end in 2019 and be replaced in the same year.
Imports & Exports
People & Culture
Ethnicity & Population
Religion in East Cerdani
Art & Music
Personal transportation by private automobile is extremely rare in East Cerdani owing to the expenses involved. Many citizens walk, bike or take public transport to commute across cities and towns. Since 2015 all new manufactured automobiles in East Cerdani are electrically powered, imports of motor vehicles are strictly forbidden. East Cerdani's omnipresent public transport system is a colossal network comprised of tram, rail, subway and limited monorail lines.
The civil aviation industry is one of the few industries with oversight and assistance from the East Cerdani Government. Aircraft are manufactured by the POE Cerdani Aircraft Works. The national and only airline of East Cerdani is Cerdani International.
The Cerdani Space Program is the official space program of the DDR.
Energy & Utilities
All of the water in Cerdani comes from either recycling or natural underground springs.
Cerdani uses a low amount of energy per-capita compared to other countries and has been aiming for zero carbon emissions by 2020. Since 2003 Cerdani has been powered almost entirely by clean energy. Backup power units include diesel generators and an old nuclear powerplant.
Healthcare & Social Services
East Cerdani has funded extensive development of social services and insurance for workers over the years. All citizens have access to universal, free medical service and there is a wide network of free health resorts for the use of the working people.
Citizens of the East Cerdani have the right to education. This right is ensured by universal, compulsory elementary education, including higher education, being free of charge. The state typically pays stipends for the overwhelming majority of students in the universities and colleges. Many of the collective factories and farms offer free vocational, technical and agronomic training for the working people.