Volga

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Empire of Volga
Volgaconcept.jpg
Coat of Arms
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Territory
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National Information
Full Name Empire of Volga
National Anthem
Name in Towny
Motto
Population Greenarrow.png 202
Chunks
/n list page
Capital City Orenburg
Largest City Orenburg
Oldest City Orenburg
Established September 20th, 2022
Disbanded
Discord http://discord.gg/KPbfsR2
Government Information
Leader Ferraruhead.png Ferraru
Chancellors
Prime Minister Moramusumeindex.png MoraMusume
Ministers
Political System šŸ‘‘Constitutional Monarchy
Economic System šŸ’øCapitalism
Official Language Ukflag.png English
Official Religion
Army Size
Dominions
Part of
Historical Information
Past Leaders
Past Capitals


Volga is a nation on EarthMC Aurora, led by Ferraruhead.png Ferraru, with the capital as OrenburgFlag.png Orenburg. The nation is located on the edge of European Russia, right by the border of Kazakhstan, and roughly corresponds to parts of the claims of Orenburg Oblast in real life Russian Federation.

Timeline

July 24, 2022

  • A concept of a nation in Ural has been proposed by Ferraruhead.png Ferraru in a group chat, the nation was to include towns of Orenburg, Chelny, and Ufa. The original nation name was Ural.

July 29, 2022

July 30, 2022

  • Orenburg, the capital, has been established.

September 4, 2022

  • Ferraruhead.png Ferraru and kasana2027 talk and officially decide to make separate nations. The town of Chelny will join the nation of kasana2027, Bashkiria. A few days prior to that, kasana2027 has expressed intentions to make his own nation, with Orenburg under his control.
  • Due to the change of claims and directions of the nation, the name has been changed to Grand Duchy of Orenburg.
  • New claims have been approved by both the Khazars and Bashkiria.
  • This date marks the start of the gold collection for the nation.

September 14, 2022

  • The nation has been renamed to Volga (Empire of Volga) after staff approval.
  • This wiki page has been created.
  • Liamareproindex.png liamarepro is appointed as the Prime Minister.
  • Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz is appointed as the Minister of Transport.

September 15, 2022

  • Endermanissusindex.png EndermanIsSus is appointed as the Minister of Finance.
  • Alexanderws11index.png alexanderws11 is appointed as the Minister of Recruitment.
  • seychelles4567 donated 200 gold to the nation.

September 16, 2022

  • Alkrihindex.png Alkrih is appointed as the Minister of Tactics and Defence.
  • The town of Interro.webpInterro has been established by Intelligenzindex.png Intelligenz and Arosdrakenindex.png Arosdrakens.

September 17, 2022

  • Three beacons have been set up in the capital of Volga, the colors of which represent the flag of the nation. Alexanderws11index.png alexanderws11 suggested the idea and donated one of the beacons.

September 19, 2022

  • Vielsoeindex.png Vielsoe is appointed as the Minister of Architecture.

September 20, 2022

  • Volga has been created, at 13:10, GMT +0 time.

September 21, 2022

  • Volga gains over 50 allies.
  • Vielsoeindex.png Vielsoe becomes the town councillor of the capital.

September 24, 2022

  • Volga officially joins League of Nations, with Vielsoeindex.png Vielsoe signing the declaration at the meeting in Victoria.
  • Volga is now in /n list 2.

September 25, 2022

  • Volga gains over 100 allies.
  • The Misunderstanding Skirmish: A small skirmish happens, with some Japanese players (notably, from Khazar), meeting up at /n spawn Volga to hunt down a player that at one point joined Orenburg, who wasn't part of it during the event. The leader of Khazar, seychelles4567, cleared everything up.

September 26, 2022

  • A part of the new district in the national capital is finally open and several claims were put up for sale.

September 29, 2022

  • Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz creates a new town called Sakmara.

September 30, 2022

  • Alexanderws11index.png alexanderws11 becomes the town councillor of the capital.

October 1, 2022

  • The Battle of October: Several Turkish members (Phantrom and 1-3 of his friends) have attacked the capital of Volga, Orenburg, threatening the integrity of the state by refusing to leave, because of that, Turkey has been added to the enemy list to avoid possible accidents. Members of Iberia (P8SEIDON), Al Andalus (xDolunay15x, xAvanssFx), Bashkiria (kasana2027) and Hudson Bay (YAMAPEI) have participated/attempted to participate in the battle. The battle mainly took place near the western border of Orenburg, close to the IKEA. Apparently, there was an unknown third side in the conflict, because the battle hotspot has moved several times. A member of Khazar (sabakan_PVP), a close ally of Volga, has refused to leave the unwanted battle, and shortly, unexpectedly attacked and killed Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz, an important member of Volga, who thought that sabakan_PVP was on his side. The nation of Khazar has been added to enemies, although, after successful talks between Ferraruhead.png Ferraru, the empress of Volga, and the Khazar leader, seychelles4567, the situation has been handled and the lost items, namely, a full enchanted mending netherite set and a full enchanted mending netherite sword, were returned, and a compensation of 100 gold ingots was given. After that, the battle appears to have ended. Volga and Khazar remain close allies, although Turkey will still be refused entry on Volgan lands.
  • The first election for the position of Prime Minister has begun, Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe, Liamarepro.webp liamarepro, and Consular Scobz.webp ConsularScobz are the candidates.

October 3, 2022

  • Vielsoeindex.png Vielsoe wins the Prime Minister position with 8 votes, passing Consular Scobz.webp ConsularScobz (3 votes), and Liamarepro.webp liamarepro (2 votes).

October 6, 2022

  • Liamarepro.webp liamarepro creates a new town called Warlington.

October 7, 2022

  • Volga gains over 150 allies.

October 8, 2022

  • Orenburg, the capital of Volga, becomes the world's most populous town at 154 residents, surpassing Aland.

October 9, 2022

  • Ferraruhead.png Ferraru makes a visit to Sakmara and Warlington.

October 10, 2022

  • Orenburg, the capital of Volga, loses the status of the world's most populous town because it was surpassed by Twinpeaks at 153 residents.

October 14, 2022

  • Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe builds the "Vielsoe Tower" skyscraper in the Jaevn Jord district. It is the tallest building in Volga beating out the Orenburg hotel which was the earlier tallest building.

October 15, 2022

  • The Victorian embassy, built by Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe, is opened.

October 16, 2022

  • Volga and Victoria sign a trade and defence pact.
  • Moramusume.png MoraMusume is appointed as the new minister for architecture.

October 18, 2022

  • Volga changes its official name from Kingdom of Volga to Empire of Volga to better reflect the title of the empress and imperial state of Volga.
  • Feelsgud.png FeelGudsTown is created with L2L0P2Q1 head.webp L2OP2Q1 as its mayor.

October 20, 2022

  • Prime Minister Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe leaves Orenburg and creates the county of Flag of Orsk.jpg Orsk.

October 23, 2022

  • Volga expands its territories after talks with the leader of Bashkiria.

October 25, 2022

  • Volga expands its territories after talks with the Just1ssue, the mayor of a major town (google) in Yugra. It has earlier been confirmed that the nation leader, 32Cragno, isn't going to be laying national claims anywhere.

November 1, 2022

  • Prime Minister Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe informs the ministers of his resignation on November 3rd.
  • The first election for the position of Prime Minister has begun, Consular Scobz.webp ConsularScobz and Moramusume.png MoraMusume are the candidates.
  • Volga is in the process of switching its ranks and titles to their Russian counterparts.

November 2, 2022

  • L2L0P2Q1 head.webp L2OP2Q1 and JstTea (mayor and co-mayor of FeelGudsTown) abandon their town to settle in north Greenland, leaving gymnast1976 as the new mayor.
  • Later that day, gymnast1976 abandons the town as well, leaving mayor perms to a random resident, PSYCHOTICL1ME

November 3, 2022

  • Moramusume.png MoraMusume wins the Prime Minister position with 10 votes, beating out Consular Scobz.webp ConsularScobz (3 votes).
  • Prime Minister Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe officially resigns, and becomes the new Minister of Foreign Relations.

November 4, 2022

  • Volga gains over 200 allies.

November 5, 2022

  • Construction on an ice road through Orenburg, Orsk, Sakmara, and Warlington

November 8, 2022

  • Volga joins the Uralian Union as a founding member.

November 10, 2022

  • County of Orsk becomes the Duchy of Orsk.
  • County of Warlington becomes the Duchy of Warlington.
  • The royal houses are organized.

November 13, 2022

  • Arctic declares war on Volga. Volga enters the state of national emergency, and defends the attacks without starting any.

November 15, 2022

  • Volga becomes the 10th most populous nation, finally appearing in /n list 1.

November 17, 2022

  • The town of duhund has been established on lands of Volga, the government is seeking communication with HiGhFirst, the mayor.

November 22, 2022

  • Volga and Arctic sign the treaty of Khiva, resulting in a peace deal, ending the war.

November 24, 2022

  • The town of Altaj has been established on lands of Volga, the government is seeking communication with Kherson03, the mayor.

November 26, 2022

  • Town of Altaj, after talks with the mayor, Kherson03index.png Kherson03, joins Volga.
  • Shortly, mayor perms of Altaj have been transferred to simple_simplz. The government is trying to contact the new mayor.

December 2, 2022

  • The town of Altaj has fallen after simple_simplz left it.

December 3, 2022

  • Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz becomes the new Prime Minister of Volga after no other candidate applied.

December 9, 2022

  • Liamareproindex.png liamarepro is appointed as the Minister of Labour.

National Symbols

Flag

The flag of Volga is a tricolor of white (#ffffff), blue (#013893, and black (#000000) from top to the bottom.

  • White symbolises purity and peace.
  • Blue symbolises freedom, the local rivers, and the sky above Volga,
  • Black symbolises power and the soil of the lands in Volga.

Facts

  • The flag proportions are 2:3, but they are not officially enforced. Minecraft flag banner proprtions are 2:1.
  • The flag of Volga was inspired by the flag of Russian Federation in real life
Flag of Volga.
Members of Volga holding shields with the national flag.

Flag of the Military

The flag of the Volgan Military is that of the normal flag with a golden eagle, presented with a black shadow against a blue circle.

Flag of the Volgan Military.

Coat of arms

Volga uses the current coat of arms of Orenburg Oblast, Russian Federation. The coat of arms is currently not represented in Minecraft due to its high details.

Coat of arms of Volga.



Towns

Currently, there are 5 towns that are part of the nation. It is planned to fill every chunk that is currently in claims of the nation.

Town Area Population Population density Mayor Founded
OrenburgFlag.png Orenburg 309 140 0.453 per chunk Ferraruhead.png Ferraru July 30th, 2022
Interro.webp Interro 18 10 0.556 per chunk Intelligenzindex.png Intelligenz September 16th, 2022
Sakmara.png Sakmara 19 3 0.158 per chunk Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz September 29th, 2022
Warlington.png Warlington 44 23 0.617 per chunk Liamarepro.webp liamarepro October 6th, 2022
Feelsgud.png FeelGudsTown 15 4 0.522 per chunk PSYCHOTICL1ME October 18th, 2022
Flag of Orsk.jpg Orsk 34 6 0.111 per chunk Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe October 20th, 2022

Autonomous state of Interro

Interro.webp

Interro.webp Autonomous state of Interro is an autonomous country that is part of Volgan empire. The leaders of it are Intelligenzindex.png Intelligenz, Arosdrakenindex.png Arosdrakens and mrOskar2010, with Intelligenzindex.png Intelligenz owning the town in Towny.

First plans about establishing an autonomous country have been proposed on September 14th, and, after some consideration, Ferraruhead.png Ferraru approved the project.

Facts

  • Interro is the second town in the nation.
  • Interro is named after Intelligenzindex.png Intelligenz and Arosdrakenindex.png Arosdrakens
  • Interro does not collect any taxes.

Government

  • ā­First Consul - Intelligenz.webp Intelligenz
  • ā­Second Consul - Aros.webp Arosdrakens
  • ā­Third Consul - Mroskar10index.png mrOskar2010

Government

  • šŸ‘‘Empress - Ferraruhead.png Ferraru
  • ā­Prime Minister - Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz
  • ā­Minister of Foreign Relations - Vielsoe.webp Vielsoe
  • ā­Minister of Finance - Endermanissusindex.png EndermanIsSus
  • ā­Minister of Recruitment - Alexanderws11index.png alexanderws11
  • ā­Minister of Transport - Consularscobzindex.png ConsularScobz
  • ā­Minister of Tactics and Defence - Alkrihindex.png Alkrih
  • ā­Minister of Architecture - Moramusume.png MoraMusume
  • ā­Minister of Labour - Liamareproindex.png liamarepro

Monarch history

  • Ferraruhead.png Empress Ferraru the Great (September 4, 2022/September 20, 2022 - currently)

Prime Minister history

  • Liamareproindex.png Prime Minister liamarepro the First (September 14, 2022 - October 3, 2022) (Voted out)
  • Vielsoeindex.png Prime Minister Vielsoe the Negotiator (October 3, 2022 - November 3, 2022) (Resigned)
  • Moramusume.png Prime Ministrix MoraMusume the Architect (November 3, 2022 - December 3, 2022) (PM term has ended)
  • Consularscobzindex.png Prime Minister ConsularScobz the Transporter (December 3, 2022 - currently)

Nobility

Volga uses Russian noble titles for historical accuracy and better experience.

Russian Noble Titles:

  • Empress - Imperatritsa (interchangeably)
  • Prince - Prints (interchangeably)
  • Duke - Knyaz
  • Viceduke - Viceknyaz
  • Count - Graf
  • Viscount - Vicegraf
  • Baron - Baron

Russian Noble Territory Names:

  • Empire - Imperiya (interchangeably)
  • Duchy - Knyazhestvo
  • County - Grafstvo
  • Barony - Baroniya

The current reigning royal dynasty/house is the House of Orenburg.

House of Orenburg (reigning house)

Empress
  • Ferraruhead.png Empress Ferraru the Great, of Orenburg (founder of the house)

Princes and Princesses

  • Vielsoeindex.png Prince Vielsoe the Negotiator of Orenburg and Orsk, Knyaz of Orsk (1st child, son of Empress Ferraru)
  • Moramusume.png Princess MoraMusume the Architect of Orenburg, Prime Ministrix of Volga (2nd child, daughter of Empress Ferraru)
  • Studsgaardindex.png Prince _Studsgaard_ of Orenburg, Viceknyaz of Orsk (3rd child, son of Empress Ferraru)
  • Liamareproindex.png Prince liamarepro of Orenburg, Knyaz of Warlington (younger brother of Empress Ferraru)

House of Orsk (closest branch of the house of Orenburg)

  • Vielsoeindex.png Prince Vielsoe the Negotiator of Orenburg and Orsk, Knyaz of Orsk
  • Studsgaardindex.png Prince _Studsgaard_ of Orenburg, Viceknyaz of Orsk

House of Warlington (branch of the house of Orenburg)

  • Liamareproindex.png Prince liamarepro of Orenburg, Knyaz of Warlington

Claim history

Map of the Kingdom of Ural, the nation that was divided into two parts - Bashkiria (north) and Volga (south) (July 24, 2022 - July 29, 2022)
Map of the Kingdom of Ural, the nation that was divided into two parts - Bashkiria (north) and Volga (south) (July 29, 2022 - September 4, 2022)
Map of Volga (September 4, 2022 - October 23, 2022)
Map of Volga (October 23, 2022 - October 25, 2022)
Map of Volga (October 25, 2022 - currently)

Allies

Closest allies

  • Bashkiria (the other piece of the originally proposed Ural state), led by a close friend of the monarch Ferraruhead.png Ferraru, kasana2027.
  • Khazar, a neighbouring nation in which Orenburg (Capital of Volga) used to be in. The leader of Khazar, seychelles4567 has donated hundreds of gold to the nation of Volga.
  • Victoria and Volga are very close allies as they were part of LON from the start. On October 16, 2022, Volga and Victoria have created a trade and defence pact, with the Prime Minister Vielsoeindex.png Vielsoe and the Victorian minister for foreign affairs, George Albert Bernadotte, signing it.