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Democratic Confederation of New Maverick/Confederación Democrática del Nueva Nación
New Maverick/Nueva Nación
Flag of New Maverick
MottoWe are True Maws, not traitor Mavvs/Estamos fauces verdadero no, fauces traidor
AnthemUnited March/Marcha Unida
Location of New Maverick
Map of New Maverick, with Ciudad and Orca City marked on the map
CapitalCiudad de Nueva Nación (often called Ciudad)
Largest Ciudad de Nueva Nación
Official languages English, Spanish
Recognised regional languages Catalan (New Maverick)
Portuguese (Tiburón)
Italian (Tiburón)
Species  Maw - 79%, West Kanta Penguin - 10%, Lichenblossom - 9%, Geeco-Dorkugese - 1.9% Dorkugese - 0.2%, Other - 0.8%
Demonym New Mavv
Membership Sato.png SATO
UAN flag.PNG United Antarctic Nations
Freerepublicflag.png Free Republic Union
Government Representative Democratic Confedrate Consitutional Republic
 -  El Presidente Chuck Chong
 -  El Premiere Rafael Lopez
Legislature New Maverick Parliament
 -  Upper House Senate
 -  Lower House House of Representatives
Confederation It was formed by the merger of former Mavv territories after Tortuga’s military coup 
 -  Secession from Maverick and independence 25 February 2010 
Population
 -  2019 estimate 640,000 
 -  2019 census 643,027 
Currency Mavv Kurt ()
Drives on the Left
Calling code 020


New Maverick, officially the Democratic Confederation of New Maverick, is a country that consists of former territories of Maverick after the Great Military Coup of 2010. It is a newly industrialized and upper-middle income country which has a Castillan and Lisboagese influenced culture. Despite the fact they were former territories of Maverick, they have a higher population than Maverick at a population of 640,000 as of 2019. In addition, the country is rather urbanised, with over 57% of the population living in the capital of Ciudad de Nueva Nación (which is often called Ciudad by the international community).

New Maverick is home to a large supply of precious gems and timber. Its economy is primarily based on furniture-making, electronics manufacturing, food processing, agriculture, shipbuilding and mining. While its economy is not as developed as countries such as Shops Island, Polaris and the USA, it enjoys robust yet stable economic growth. The country’s official currency is the Mavv Kurt.

Unlike Maverick, New Maverick is a representative democracy. The current President is Chuck Chong. New Maverick is also a Free Republic of the USA and holds membership in the UAN and SATO. Its foreign policy is mostly neutral, although they joined SATO to defend against communism and East Pengolia.


History[edit]

On 1 January 2004, the first settlers arrived on a small archipelago which would eventually become New Maverick in the present day. From the beginning of the archipelago’s settlement, conflict among the settlers was prevalent. The Kanta Penguins and the Dorkugese often engages in feuds, which resulted in several bloody battles. Most of the settlers, who hailed from Castilla and Lisboagal, lived peacefully but they were occasionally harmed during the ethnic conflicts between the Kanta Penguins and the Dorkugese. Tired of the infighting, these settlers (which became known as the Maws) negotiated a white peace between the two groups in 2006. They formed the Republic of Maw, after the largest group of penguins in the archipelago.

Barely a year later, however, many Kanta Penguins and Dorkugese were openly speaking out against the Maw-dominated government. Those who were more radical desired to take over the central government for themselves. Two paramilitaries were formed, namely the DAMA (Dorks’ Anti-Maw Army) and the KPUF (Kanta Penguins’ United Front), and they quickly seized control of territories where the Dorkugese and Kanta Penguins were the majority. As the Maw government was relatively pacifist, it did not have the military capability to quell the insurgencies at first. The Maws had to fend for themselves by acquiring their own weapons and fighting the rebels. Some Kanta Penguins and Dorkugese who disagreed with the rebels’ ideologies also fought alongside the Maws. Forging a truce, the DAMA and KPUF began to aggressively expand their operations and started seizing control of Maw-majority territories. By the start of 2008, they were already near the capital of Maw City (which would eventually become present-day Ciudad).

At the time, the most valiant Maw militant was John Coo. He was the head of the Maw National Army, which privately formed by Maw citizens. Having suffered numerous defeats, he knew that the siege of Maw City was his last chance to save the entire country. Despite the fact that Coo predicted he could probably defend the city for a mere 2 weeks, the MNA managed to hold off the DAMA and KPUF for more than 2 months. Just as supplies were running low for the besieged Maws, a stroke of luck blessed them. The two rebel militias, which disagreed on how to divide the spoils, broke their truce and started fighting each other. This allowed the MNA to break the siege and turn the table against the rebels.

By the end of 2008, the rebels were all but vanquished. This was in part thanks to John Coo’s general amnesty, which gave rebels the option of surrendering in exchange for either a normal life in the country again or a safe flight back to their homelands. He reestablished the Republic of Maw, which faced severe economic difficulties as a result of the Maw Civil War.

When the country of Maverick was established in 2009, a referendum was held to determine if Maw should join the new country. The move was approved by over 90% of the population, who hoped that this would solve the country’s economic difficulties. At this time, a penguin named John Thomsom became the governor of Maw.

When John Coo launched a military coup against then-Mavv President Sir Kurt in 2010, the territory protested against the idea of military rule. The protests were led by the governor, who believed strongly in democracy. Declaring itself to be a “democratic Maverick”, the territory renamed itself "New Maverick" and seceded from the country. Maw City was renamed Ciudad de Nueva Nación. It was here that Thomsom met with influential figures from across the archipelago to draft and ratifythe Constitution of New Maverick and the Treaty of Ciudad de Nueva Nación. The latter stated that New Maverick is to be a a confederate representative democractic republic.

John Thomsom, now voted both the El Presidente and El Premiere, then began the Agriculture Developement Plan and joined SATO and the UAN. After the agriculture sector was relatively developed, the government also invested in the manufacturing and services sector. The New Mavv government’s endeavours were successful, which gave the country strong economic growth. By 2011, the UAN classified them as a newly industrialised country. For his efforts in developing the country and for introducing universal healthcare in 2013, John Thomsom was given the honorary title of “Sir” by the New Mavv Parliament in 2014. New Maverick continues to enjoy robust economic growth as of today.

Age of Liberalisation and Decentralisation[edit]

Following the end of John Thomson’s first term in 2016, he decided to set an example by not running and giving others the chance to run for the Presidency. Little did he know, however, that New Maverick would change substantially thanks to his nominated successor, Chuck Chong. An investment banker, Chuck was given the opportunity to serve as a director in the New Mavv Reserve Bank. John was rather impressed by his works and decided to nominate him as the President, while nominating his Vice President Gerald Morseman as the Prime Minister. The duo easily won the election thanks to Thomson’s endorsement.

Initially, the two leaders continued Thomson’s socially conservatve and economically liberal policies. However, Chuck was in reality a social liberal who dislikes Thomson’s TurtleShroom-like conservative views and even TS himself. Using the information that he’d gathered as the auditor general, he revealed Gerald’s rather extravagant expenses (for instance, 3,500 CPC for a haircut, expensive vacations in Love Island and Liguria, and designer clothes that most New Mavvs couldn’t afford) to the national press in an anonymous manner. The backlash was strong enough to cause many Members of Parliament to withdraw support for him and his conservative faction, which then enabled Chuck to take over the Premiership for himself until 2018.

Chuck began to push his socially liberal agenda in the Parliament, first by abolishing the country’s rather infamous Vice Squad. He then attempted to legalise gambling and relax laws on censorship and Cream Soda. This led to outrage among the still sizeable conservative political faction, which is largely based in Saint Rhodes and Saint Howard. Eventually, the President and the conservatives reached an agreement, which was to decentralise the country even further and to give each constituent republic more leeway on self-governance.

Future[edit]

Thanks to the country’s steady economic growth, it managed to attract large numbers of immigrants from Castilla and Lisboagal, as well as some from Puffle'and, the USA and parts of the Asiapelago (mainly Zhou, South Joseon and Japaland). By 2024, New Maverick managed to have a population of more than 1 million.

The next year, however, the New Mavv government announced an exit from the Free Republic Union after months of political tension between then-Antarctic President Donal Tenorio and Chuck Chong. Tenorio repeatedly made racist remarks against penguins of Latin Antarctic origin on Chitter, which infuriated many New Mavvs as many of its Castillan immigrants hailed from the area. When Tenorio attempted to pressure Free Republics into following the USA’s foreign policy, the country withdrew from the union in outrage as it deemed the Antarctic government’s action to be an affront to New Maverick’s right to self-governance.

Despite withdrawing from the union, the country continued to enjoy strong economic growth by substituting its trade with the USA by trading with Polaris, Shops Island and UnitedTerra instead. However, this led to trouble soon in 2026, when the Shops Civil War broke out. Shops’ later destruction led to a global economic recession, which in turn resulted in the country’s economy contracting by almost 3% in 2027. The next 5 years would see the country’s economy shrinking at an average of 2.7%. This is exacerbated by Tiburón’s secession from the confederation in 2028, as it believed that the New Mavv mainland was trying to leech off Tiburón’s strong economy (one instance of this was when the federal government taxed Tiburón heavily and distributed far less financial aid to it in the aftermath of the civil war). The fact that its friendly rivalry with the New Mavv mainland grew to a bitter distrust didn’t help either, as the culturally diverse Tiburón believed that the Castillan-dominated federal New Mavv government was trying to impose a “Castillan agenda”.

Despite this, New Maverick benefitted from the Shops Civil War when some Castillans living in Shops Island decided to move to the country and boosted its population. Due to Tiburón’s secession and the negative economic growth, Chuck Chong resigned in disgrace before the end of his second term. This led to John Thomson’s election as the new President. Thomson’s government implemented some economic measures to help reduce the effects of the global recession on the country, which were effective to some extent. The country soon found a new ideological enemy that posed a larger threat than Maverick, namely Tiburón. The secessionist state became what was effectively a military dictatorship run by a criminal organisation (similar to Rusca). Its economy grew rapidly at the time, which many thought was rather mysterious. However, some were aware that it was part of Benny’s ploy to get revenge on New Maverick for challenging Tortuga’s rule.

Under the threat of a stronger Tiburónian military, the New Mavvs rejoined the FRU in 2033. By then, the USA was more friendly towards New Maverick as Donal Tenorio was no longer the President. The country soon became as strong as it used to be once more. Unbeknownst to both countries, the USA was playing off New Maverick and Tiburón against each other in an attempt to preserve Antarctic control over the region and to prevent New Maverick from leaving the FRU again. It was around this time when Dillon Bullock, a native of Saint Howard, came to power. Adamantly opposed to decentralisation, he began cracking down on regional politicians that were more loyal to their own regions than New Maverick itself. He also pushed for a constitution that effectively turned the country into a unitary state. While this initially resulted in widespread protests and a spike in secessionist activities, Dillon’s “fish and cane” policy (namely rejuvenating the economy and infrastructure of areas loyal to the central government, and caning secessionists) was ultimately successful. The country slowly became just as powerful as it was before.

International opinion towards the Tiburónian military junta became negative by 2050, which in turn resulted in the BOF forcing Benny to withdraw his support for the dictatorship. This paved way for a quick overthrow of the junta by the Tiburónians in 2051, who in turn voted to rejoin New Maverick.

Government[edit]

New Maverick is a representative democratic confederate constitutional republic. The head of state is the President, who’s also referred to as El Presidente. The head of government is the Premier, who’s also known as El Premiere. While the former is elected by popular vote and can serve for a maximum of 2 6-year terms in their lifetimes (unless permitted to serve for an additional 1 more term in a referendum that has to be approved by 75% of voters, with a turnout rate of over 65% and overseen by international observers), the latter is elected by the New Mavv Parliament’s lower house and serves as long as the office holder commands the confidence of the House of Representatives. The positions can be held by the same individual.

The legislature of the country is known as the Parliament of New Maverick, or the New Mavv Parliament. It consists of an upper house Senate and a lower house House of Representatives . 4 senators are elected by an autonomous republic’s legislative assembly to the Senate, while four MPs are sent to the House of Representatives from every county. There are 4 constituencies in each county.

Administrative Divisions[edit]

There are several forms of administrative divisions in the country, which include autonomous republics at the highest level, followed by prefectures, counties and boroughs. The autonomous republic is the equivalent to a state of the USA. It is administrated by a Governor, which is assisted by a cabinet and a legislative assembly. A Prefecture is run by a Prefect, who serves as the Justice of Peace for the Prefect’s Court. A Prefect is an assistant to the governor of the state which the prefecture is under. A county is an area that includes several boroughs. A borough under a county, with its own local council. There are 4 constituencies in each county.

There are other administrative divisions in the country. A city county is a county with no boroughs. It is run by a city council, headed by a mayor. A federal district, which is placed under the federal government’s direct control, is often a city considered to be of historical importance. There are two federal districts, namely Ciutat de Maverick Sir Kurt and Ciudad de Nueva Nación. Its administrators are directly appointed by the President of New Maverick.

International policy and Foreign relations[edit]

As a member of the United Antarctic Nations, SATO and the Free Republic Union, New Maverick is quite active on the international stage. It regularly deploys soldiers on UAN peacekeeping missions and participates in SATO’s joint-military exercises. A firm adherent to neutrality, the country tries to stay away from military conflicts or international incidents unless fellow member states of SATO are attacked or a nation is attacked by East Pengolia.

New Maverick has poor relations with Maverick, for being corrupt, East Pengolia, for being communist, and Snowzerland, because they've labeled Swiss Ninja as a war criminal. John Thomson also soured relations with West Pengolia by saying that Penghis Khan is NOT PWNSOME, despite originally being friends due to their shared hatred of East Pengolia. They have good relations with the USA and many other free republics, such as Freezeland. Professor Shroomsky once said that New Maverick was the most stable Latin Antarctican country and that it was the least corrupt Spanish speaking country. New Maverick trades with many members of SATO and many free republics, along with every Antarctican state except West Pengolia, due to their hurt relations.

Citizenship and Immigration Policy[edit]

New Maverick has open borders. While one can acquire permanent residence quite easily, the process to become a citizen is relatively difficult. In order to acquire New Mavv citizenship, one must stay in the country for six months.

The country allows its citizens to hold dual citizenship, except with Maverick and Snowzerland.

States[edit]

In New Maverick, autonomous republics are simpily refered to as republics. There are several republics, which are the following:

  • Republic of New Maverick - Considered to be the “mainland”, New Maverick is naturally home to over 82% of the population. Much of the country’s heavy industry and companies are based here. The capital of Ciudad is located here, which also makes this island the administrative and financial hub of the country. The mainland’s culture is primarily influenced by Castilla’s. Inhabitants here mostly converse in English and Spanish.
  • Republic of Saint Rhodesia - The island of Saint Rhodesia is, along with Tiburón, home to a significant portion of the island’s gemstone reserves. The largest city and regional capital is Cecilville. Saint Rhodesia is notable for having a more Puffish culture than the rest of the archipelago. Most of the inhabitants here only know how to converse in English, although there’s an effort by the regional government to teach locals Spanish and other languages.
  • Republic of Saint Howard - Saint Howard consists of 3 islands, namely Thompson, Jeremiah and Harley. It is considered to be the agricultural hub of the country. Its largest city and regional capital is Kurt, which is named after the former Mavv President Sir Tim Kurt. Saint Howard’s culture is more balanced among the 4 republics. Inhabitants here are fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Republic of Tiburón - Tiburón is home to much of the archipelago’s mineral wealth. Its culture is influenced by Lisboagal’s and Liguria’s. The largest city and regional capital is Orca City. Inhabitants here are fluent in English, Portuguese and Italian. The regional government’s attempt to develop an IT industry here has also led to Tiburón’s emergence as the country’s IT hub. This resulted in an influx of immigrants from the Asiapelago to the region, making its culture more diversified as a result.

Economy[edit]

The economy of New Maverick is considered to be relatively developed among other Castillan/Lisboagese-influenced entities, however it is still a developing country. While it is relatively industrialised and enjoys stable yet robust economic growth, the country continues to face several economic challenges. One of these is that it is trapped in the middle-income trap, while another is that its export sector is still reliant on the primary sector (although not by much compared to its past).

New Maverick is notably blessed with jade and precious gemstones such as opal, emeralds and sapphires. These are often extracted and crafted into jewellery and jade pieces by local craftsmen. Some of them are also exported raw to other countries such as the USA, Polaris, Freezeland and Castilla. In addition to gems, New Maverick is also blessed with several varieties of timber such as meranti wood, rosewood, teak, birch and mahogany. These lumber also lead to the rise of the furniture-making industry, which is one of the largest contributors to the New Mavv economy.

Besides that, agriculture plays a significant role in the New Mavv economy. Citrus fruits (namely oranges, mandarins and limes) are the country’s most important orchard crops, followed by apples, bananas, pears, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, figs, and nuts (especially almonds). Potatoes, tomatoes, onions, cabbages, peppers, and string beans are the country’s principal vegetable crops, with New Maverick being among the largest producers of onions in Antarctica. The country is also a large producer of olives and olive oil. Wheat and barley are usually grown in dry areas of the country, while rice paddies are grown on irrigated lands. Legumes, sugarcanes and flaxseed are also cultivated in some parts of the archipelago, although they aren’t as common. Sardines, mussels, cephalopods, cod, mackerel, and tuna are some of the most widely caught seafood. The demand for seafood has led to the rise of an aquaculture industry.

The manufacturing sector consists of the manufacturing of consumer goods and industrial goods. Electronics and textiles make up a significant portion of the country’s exports. There is also a rising shipbuilding industry, which has been incentivised by the New Mavv government’s subsidies and tax breaks. Besides from shipbuilding, the country’s heavy industry also consists of the machine tool building industry and an emerging aerospace manufacturing. The country mostly manufactures aircraft parts of civilian aircrafts for aerospace companies, which are then shipped to other parts of Antarctica to be assembled into aircrafts. As many fashion companies choose to have their products manufactured in the country, fashion goods are slightly more affordable compared to other countries.

The outsourcing industry is also a huge revenue generator for the country and one of the most common employment opportunities for New Mavvs seeking for graduate jobs. A range of jobs, ranging from data processing, computer programming, software development and technical support in the IT sector, business process outsourcing (which includes customer-related services like contact centre services and back office roles such as accounting) and knowledge process outsourcing (most notably legal services, equity research, creative animations and designs, business research and consultancy).

The country’s retail industry has performed quite well in recent years due to the country’s rising national income. Historically, department stores and general stores are the prevalent type of retail outlets, but in recent years, there’s a switch to concept stores and speciality stores. There are currently 16 shopping malls in the country, with 6 in the New Mavv mainland, 5 in Saint Rhodes, 4 in Tiburón and 1 in Saint Howard.

Culture[edit]

Overall, the country’s culture is heavily influenced by Iberia’s, namely Castilla’s and Lisboagal’s. However, the extent of these influences varies according to regions. The New Mavv mainland itself is much more heavily influenced by Castillan culture due to the fact it is home to a large number of Castillan immigrants. Meanwhile, Saint Rhodesia’s culture leans towards that of Puffle'and’s, especially Anglish culture. While Tiburón’s culture is traditionally influenced by its Lisboagese and Ligurian immigrants, it has become more like Austiceia’s diverse culture due to the fact that most of the country’s only Zhouese, Japalandese and Joseonean immigrants choose to live there. Saint Howard’s culture can be described as a balance between Anglish, Castillan and Lisboagese culture.

Architecture[edit]

As all of the country’s buildings are built in the 21st century, many of them are heavily influenced by modern architecture. Therefore, it is more common to see modernistic skyscrapers in the country’s largest settlements. However, in recent years, the federal government has been reconstructing parts of Ciudad by constructing buildings which are designed in Neoclassical architectural styles. Among the most notable of these are the Parliament building, the Presidential palace, the National Bank of New Maverick and the Central Post Office.

Cuisine[edit]

The national New Mavv diet is mostly based on locally-grown foods, with those who are more affluent being able to afford imported food products. The country has what is typically called a Mediterranean diet due to Castillan and Lisboagese influences. Pa amb tomàquet, which is a popular Castillan tapa often served in restaurants and bars, is considered to be one of the national dishes. It consists of bread, which may or may not be toasted, with tomato rubbed over and seasoned with olive oil and salt. Sometimes, garlic is rubbed on the bread before rubbing in the tomato. Crema catalana-filled pastries, gazpacho and tortilla española are also dishes that are popular in the country. Seafood-based paellas are often served during important occasions. Pinchos and tapas are commonly served as bar snacks, even in Anglish-influenced Saint Rhodes.

[cozido à portuguesa Lisboagese-style cozido] (a form of stew), bacalhau (dried and salted cod), francesinha and [Pastéis de Nata pastel de Natal] are among the most commonly consumed Lisboagese dishes in the country. These are more often consumed in the New Mavv mainland and Tiburón. However, some New Mavvs prefe cubano over francesinha.

Immigrants from other countries, especially the Asiapelago, Liguria and Snowprus, have resulted in more varieties in the country’s cuisine, especially in the New Mavv mainland and Tiburón. Restaurants serving mixian, a type of rice noodles from Zhou, are the rage in these two places. However, unlike its normal variation in Zhou, New Mavv mixian is often served in a tomato-based broth instead. This dish is popular among the populace as it is rather affordable and savoury. Affordable sushi joints and ramen shops (and their not-so-cheap counterparts) have also appeared in Ciudad and Orca City, while Joseonean-style BBQ restaurants are becoming more popular too. Gyro-serving food stands are also common on the streets of Ciudad and Orca City, rivalling stands that sell francesinhas or cubanos. The country’s fine-dining and café scenes are dominated by Ligurians, with six out of the ten top-rated fine dining restaurant in Ciudad primarily serving Ligurian cuisine. Pizzerias in New Maverick are often Neopolitan-style pizzas.

Music[edit]

English and Spanish songs are more popular among the New Mavvs, who like singers from the USA, Puffle'and and Castilla. Pop is the most preferred music genre, followed by hip hop. There is actually a relatively large number of local pop singers who can sing bilingually, but most of them opt to move to the USA or Castilla after they become famous as they deem it to be better for their careers. As a result, the New Mavv government has been trying to incentivise singers to stay in the country by relaxing its censorship laws on emalfs and by funding recording studios.

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There are two concert halls in the country, which are located in Ciudad and Orca City respectively. While they are designed for classical orchestra, concerto, opera concerts and musicals, popular music is often performed in these two venues. There is also a performing arts centre in Ciudad called the Thomsom Performing Arts Centre, after the first President. The country is home to the New Mavv Symphony Orchestra, which performs in the country’s two concert halls on a scheduled basis if it isn’t touring Antarctica.


Military[edit]

New Maverick’s military is known as the New Mavv Forces (NMF). The country currently has 8,000 active troops and 16,000 reserve troops.

Army[edit]

The army is divided into three "sub branches", namely the National Guards and the National Army. Each have different roles. The National Guards serve as the army’s reserve troops. Meanwhile, the National Army is considered to be the army’s active troops.

The army possesses 70 infantry fighting vehicles, 45 armoured personnel carriers and 25 main battle tanks. In addition, it also possesses 290 howitzers, unknown numbers of anti-tank missile systems and mobile air-defense systems. Much of these are sourced from Francterre, Puffle'and and the USA. Each soldier is issued a M4 carbine and a Glock 11 pistol, both of which are imported from the USA.

National Guard[edit]

The New Maverick National Guard is acts as the gendarmerie of the country, policing the other branches of the militaries and the civilians at hand. They are also considered to be a SWAT team, as they specialise in the usage of military equipment and tactics for the purpose of law enforcement. The National Guard may also be called to police an area during a war.

As of 2019, there are 13,000 members in the National Guard.

Navy[edit]

The New Mavv Navy is more akin to most nations’ coast guards instead of an actual naval force due to its small size. As a result, it also serves the duties of a coast guard such as enforcing maritime law, engaging in border control roles (eg: countering piracy and smuggling, immigration law enforcement, etc), search and rescue duties, and coast patrols. The Navy’s fleet consists of 17 patrol boats, 2 corvettes and 5 fast attack crafts. Most of these ships are locally built.

Air Force[edit]

The New Mavv Air Force is the smallest among the branches of service in the New Mavv Forces. The air force consists of 20 multirole combat aircrafts, 2 strike bombers, 20 utility helicopters, 3 transport aircrafts (including the Presidential Jet) and an unknown number of trainers. Most of these aircrafts are imported from the USA or Francterre. In addition, the air force also possesses 25 batteries of SAM and 120 units of MANPADs.

Education[edit]

The country’s education is overseen by the Department of Education. Most of the country’s elementary, high schools and higher-education institutions are run by the ministry, with English being used as the sole medium of instruction. Official schooling usually starts at the age of 7, with a chick attending elementary school. There is a total of 6 grades in elementary school, with an exam at the end of Grade 6. There are no exams at all from Grade 1 until Grade 3.

The examination at the end of Grade 6 will partially determine a student’s high school. High school usually lasts for another 6 years, from Grade 7 until Grade 12. Like elementary school, there is also an examination called the Academic Education Tests (AET) at the end of Grade 12. However, students are allowed to sit for the AET starting from Grade 10. As a result, there are some students who graduate early from high school (namely 7% at Grade 10 and 12% at Grade 11 in 2018).

There are three community colleges and one public university in New Maverick, all of which are located in Ciudad. Additionally, there is also one privately owned university-college in Tiburón. A Bachelor’s degree takes around 3 years to study, with students being able take extra credit classes during high school to reduce the number of credits required to graduate.

Transport[edit]

In New Maverick, penguins travel on land by either waddling, cycling, riding motorcycles or driving automobiles. In rural areas, the first two methods of transportation are more likely prevalent. Many youngsters often ride motorcycles in the city as they can’t afford to buy cars. Aside from online ride-hailing services, a medium-capacity rail in Ciudad and a tram network in Orca City, there is no other form of public transportation within these two cities.. There are some bus services for intercity travelling.

There are two airports in the country, namely Tim Kurt International Airport (TKX) near Ciudad and Orca International Airport (ORX) in Tiburón. The domestic air carrier, New Mavv Airways, has its head office located in Orca International Airport, which is the archipelago’s first ever airport. New Mavv Airways operates a weekly helicopter service between TKX and ORX, while it also serves the following destinations:

There are three ports in the archipelago, namely the Port of Ciudad, Rhodes Port and the Port of Tiburón. Out of these, the Port of Ciudad handles the largest volume of cargo and the most number of ships in terms of deadweight tonnage every year. Ferries are extensively used for traveling within the archipelago, as it is uneconomical to operate flights within such as a small area. Each island has a ferry terminal that operates ferry services from 7:00 am until 9:30 pm every day. In 2016, all ferries in the country were replaced by those powered by electricity.

Trivia[edit]

  • Director Benny doesn't approve. For the first time, the BoF and the BoE teamed up to protect this article from his evil wrath.
  • In the Republics of Saint Rhodes and Saint Howard, penguins must wear clothes on their torsos.
  • The usage of emalfs, such as “screw you”, is also a criminal offence that can be fined in Saint Rhodes. However, this is only enforced in rural parts of the two republics.

See Also[edit]