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|United Kingdom of Puffle'and
|Motto: "For duty, for honor, for courtesy"|
|Anthem: Swiss Ninja save the King
|Coat of arms.
The country. Red dot indicates the capital - Snowdon.
(and largest city)
|Recognised regional languages||Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Cornish|
|Species||Puffles, Penguins, Rare Puffles, High Penguins|
|Government||Consitutional monarchy with Parliamentary democracy|
|-||King||King Manley the Second|
|Colonized||Colonized by the Briton Puffles and who originally came from The Peninsulan Slav'ens area.|
|-||Colonisation||Circa 500 B.C.|
|-||Coronation of King Manley II||1950|
|-||Swiss Ninja takes control of Puffle'and because of King Manley's wishes. Makes first contact with the USA since Colonial Antarctica.||May 2009|
|Drives on the||Left|
|Footnotes||The country was founded when the countries of Angleland, Orcas, and Scotzeh united as one country in the May of 1707.|
|Footnotes||And now it is trading with the USA.|
|Footnotes||Not all penguins are welcome to visit these lands.|
Puffle'and, also called Grand Permatan is a country ran by puffles and a small minority of penguins. It is very similar to the USA, and it is divided amongst Provinces. Their leader is King Swiss Ninja, a penguin who was given the nation after the death of King Manley, who knew what ego was about. Prior to Swiss Ninja's takeover, a very high member of the government from the USA met Manley, and goods trade started. As puffles, they were proud to be the oldest..and mostly puffle run nation in all of Antarctica. The capital, and the biggest city is Snowdon, one of the most famous cities in the whole Ninja Archipelago (Along with Parie and Dellaroma).
- 1 History
- 2 Cities and provinces
- 3 Government
- 4 Symbols
- 5 Transport
- 6 Military
- 7 Utillities
- 8 Culture
- 9 Inhabitats/Notable Citizens
- 10 Trivia
- 11 See Also
Puffle'and was inhabited around 500 B.C. by Briton Puffles, a tribe of puffles from The Peninsulan Slav'ens. Many of them started other little tribes on the island, which one of them built the mystical stone structure known as Rocklenge. Then, around 300 BC, explorers from the Penguin Empire had discovered the island, and called it Pufftanica because of the multiple puffles and living there. By now, the tribes had been split into three major groups: the Brifftons (Present Day Angleland), the Scotzesh, and the Zelts (what would now be present day Orcas). The Penguin Empire claimed the island for its own and started the city of Puffdoninium there, but they did not really affect the island in culture very much except for their language. The Penguin Empire was successful at annexing the areas of O'ngland and Orcas, but they failed to conquer Scotzeh. Thus, Emperor Haydriaan of the Penguin Empire built a wall to seperate the border between Scotzeh and Pufftanica. After the fall of the Penguin Empire, King Athur and the Knights of the Oval Table rose to power before the the island of Puffle'and was occupied by the Hanglo-Saxophony Penguins and puffles, who were from Alemania. They set up many numerous kingdoms and tribes that make up the country's modern day provinces. However, many of the original natives of Puffle'and did not like these new penguin invaders, and tensions grew between them. Constant Viking raids seemed to occur, and feudalism developed. Then, a penguin named King Alfe of Westex was able to take over other nearby kingdoms and tribes to unite them under one nation- Angleland, which was named after the O-Berry and the Hanglo-Saxophonans. However, many of the puffle natives did not like this, whom became serfs under a Penguin noble. All this changed in 1066, when the King of Norsemandy, Frankterre, named Williem, invaded Saxophony Angleland and killed off half the penguin population of the island. His grandson was King Riccard the Noblehearted, Puffle'and's most famous warrior king who fought wars that occured in Antarctica. Because the Norsemans were Frankterran, Frankterre and Puffle'and had many land disputes that led to the Hundred Months' War. However, after the war, the King fell ill, and the country started a civil war, known as the War of the Daisies, which determined who would become the heir to the throne. The war ended with the Tutor family ascending to the throne. The Tudor Family ruled Angleland until 1603. In 1707, Scotzeh became part of Angleland and the country soon became known as Puffle'and. Nevertheless, the penguin population still was able to survive and began to settle in separate provinces and regions. For many centuries, Puffle'and and Castilla shared major rivalries when it came to island colonization. The two nations competed a lot, and eventually, Castilla ended up conquering most of Latin Antarctica while Puffle'and began invading and heavily influencing areas of the High Penguin Confederacy with the Puffish culture and the language of English. Eventually, Puffle'and joined the HPC in 1799 as a separate state. The rise of Khanzem became very unexpected to the Puffish, and they immediately allied with the Good Guys and the Ruscoe Federation. The war was very brutal, and the capital city of Puffle'and was bombed badly in a heavy blitz made by the Khanz. Eventually, the Puffish allowed the penguin population to join their army, and they were able to help defeat Khanzem. After the war, the Puffish fell into a famine and a lack of food because of the war caused major Puffle O and Fish rationing. However, the nation began to heal during Olde Antarctica. Meanwhile, the relationship between penguin and puffle began to improve greatly within the nation, and the two groups began to respect each other more rather than having the Puffles always the superior groups. A penguin of noble birth, named Lord Greg, also gained fame and power in Puffle'and, and was well liked by everyone in the nation's Parliament. When Olde Antarctica fell, Lord Greg took his chance for taking over Antarctica by coaxing the ally nations of Calada and Batavia and was successful at destroying STINC and it's allies of Rusca and Zhou. Lord Greg establised Colonial Antarctica and was crowned King by King Manley, who gave up his throne for the time being. King Greg only reigned for a short while, for rebellion soon began, and the Colonial Antarctica War began, while Puffle'and/Grand Permatan joined the side of the Loyalists to support their King. Eventually, Colonial Antarctica fell and Grand Permatan (the Penguin population's name for Puffle'and), as well as other Loyalist nations, seceded. Among the new loyalist nations was Snowzerland, an evergrowing nation that was prospering. Their leader, Swiss Ninja, was quite liked in Grand Permitan, and it was agreed by parliament that when the childless King Manley died, Swiss Ninja would get full control of Grand Permatan. King Manley, after regaining his throne in 2000, passed away in 2009, giving Swiss Ninja full control of the island nation, but he did not publicly declare this to the USA until 2011. To this day, Puffle'and/Grand Permatan is a prosperous nation under Snoss rule.
Cities and provinces
Puffle country is divided amongst provinces. They are like states in the USA, but they are inhabited by puffles, as you might have noticed. The capital - Snowdon is itself a province, too.
The Capital is itself a province. It is directly governed by His Highness.
It was the first province created in the UK. It consists of very old, small villages and towns as well as several wheat farms.
Located on a large, beach island not to far off the mainland shore, it is a popular holiday resort. The island's economy heavily relies on tourism.
It is a small province, in the middle part of the country where there a lot of farms that grow a lot of grain and fruits.
This is a province, where there are Puffles that speaks the ancient language of Cornish and the major navy bases reside. Maizewalle is well known for being the province on the island's peninsula, and it also consists of a small High Penguin minority that also speaks Cornish as their official language, which they learned from the puffles.
Home of the so called "Scotzies", the puffles who lived in this region wore funny green hats and checkered skirts, but it is now only used for traditional ceremonies. Small penguin populations live here, but most of them live in the highlands in clans. Most of these penguins who live here were High Penguins from modern day Freezeland that escaped to the island during Khanzem. They easily blend in with the culture though, and also have learned to speak Scottish as their official language.
- Snowerset- A very rural county that is home to a lot of Agriculture. It is known for it's cheeses, and it is also the homeland where Cheddar Cheese was invented, which is the most common and Popular type of Cheese in Antarctica today. There are also Apple Cider and Cream Soda Root farms as well. The county is home to both Penguins and Puffles, with a slightly larger Puffle majority.
- Orcas - An ancient province once it's own country, Orcas is famous for speaking Welsh and home to many Orcas, which is one good reason why Penguins don't live there. Orcas is the only province with population of zero penguins. Orcas orignally consisted of several principalities, or countries ruled by princes. In the early 1200's a prince named Leewhalen the Epic got the other principalities to become one country. However they didn't always cooperate, and in the 1280's Orcas lost it's independence. This happened because they got into a war with Angleland, in which Leewhalen's grandson was killed, and then his brother Tafyrdd ap Gruvwydd became prince. He was only prince for 10 months, and then he got killed too. Some people in this province want independence, in fact, there's a political party called Plaid Cyrmrau(Cyrmrau is Orca's Welsh name) that wants that.
Noterbury is one of the most famous provinces. Not only home to the Saint Tommy Bucket Telenance, but also the Noterbury Tales took place here! Penguins and other cretures often visit the Telenance as pilgrims. The capital is Noterbury. Noterbury has an equal amount of penguins and puffles living in the province.
Kant has some of the biggest sunshine, and it's located south of the River Times. It is also an all puffle province with a penguin population of zero.
Eastex is north of the River Times.
Westex is a region in the south of the nation. Westex is the only province in the nation with an all penguin population. Although no puffles do not live here, many puffles continue to visit the area and come to trade and work in the province.
- Puffish Guina
- Furshire (1712)
- TerraMount (1906)
- Vailand (1915)
- Malesia (1957)
- Razorbeak Island (1970)
- Honk Gong (1997)
- Province of Acadia (2000)
- Colonial Antarctica (2000)
The puffles have chosen Consitutional monarchy as their government. The king has the biggest power in the country. He's the Head of State. There is a parliament, divided into the House of Commons, which has elected members and the House of Lords, which contains puffles apointed by the King, which rule under him. The parliament is the Legislature. They don't rule Puffle'and but they deal with things like relations with other nations, moniter the tax rate and other things. They also create the law. Of course, if they want to do somthing, like asign governanship to Puffles. The Puffle in charge of Parliment is the Prime Minister, who's voted by the citzens. The parties name, are the same, as their province. Currently, Madena Party is leading the country. The current Prime Minister is Gorlen Blue. The government is very stable, with the main power held by the King. Currently, King Swiss Ninja is the most important penguin in this country. The Parliment conists of 300 puffles and 300 penguins, 400 in the House of Commons and 200 in the House of Lords, each from different province. The amount of Members of Parliment (MP for short) from these provinces depends on this, about how many puffles live in the province.
The Monarchy is the main power in Puffle'and, who's in charge. They are seperated from the Parliment. The Monarchy is the Head of State. Puffle'and, dealing who make the decisions. The King is able to appoint Puffles to the House of Lords, a branch in the Parliment which is the Upper House compared to the House of Commons, who are elected, and are the Lower House If the King dies, the eldest son becomes the new King. However, because Puffle'and's previous ruler, King Manley II passed away without children, the parliament decided to give Swiss Ninja the power of King after recieving several threats to invade the country. Despite being called a Kaiser in the German States, Swiss Ninja is known as the King of Puffle'and or Grand Permatan, depending if you are a puffle or penguin. Nevertheless, Swiss Ninja is only viewed as the King of Puffle'and/Permatan and not Snowzerland.
Unlike the Monarchy, the Parliment does not rule the country but does deal with things like govermantship, land rights, making the law, debates and pretty much the same things that the South Pole Council does. It's divided into the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The Parliament is the Legislature.
The most powerful is the House of Commons, since the House of Lords mainly provides advise to the King and works more closer then the House of Commons. To join the House of Commons, on must be voted in. Once you've been voted in, if you were ever, you'll become a MP (Member of Parliment.) Later, you can become a governer or a mayor if you stay in the House of Commons for a amount of time. Another thing you want know that the PM (Prime Minister) is always from the House of Commons. The House of Commons is the Lower House.
The House of Lords is the least powerful but importent to the King. Unlike the House of Commons, they provide advise to the King, helping him with his choices, and they're also the Upper House. They follow the Kings orders, along with the Prime Minister's. To join, one must be apointed by the King.
The Prime Minister is always from the House of Commons. He controls both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, though the House of Lords mainly follows the Kings orders. Pretty much, the Prime Minister is in charge of the Parliament, and he must attend all Parliament meetings and I mean all of them, even the ones in the House of Lords. If one House thinks that there should be a now law or somthing, they will discuss it. If it passes, and it was submitted by the House of Lords, it goes to the King, who decides whether it should pass or not. If it was submitted by the House of Commons, then it goes up to the House of Lords, who debate about it, and decide whether it should go up to the King. If idea fails, it won't be laid down as law.
Politics in Puffle'and started to make sense, when contact with the USA was established. A Representative had to be chosen, to travel frequently to the USA. There was a very big conflict, who should it be. Finally, it was decided, the current King should do the work. He meets with the President of the USA to talk about problems in their countries, and helping itself solving them. This closed up both countries. But even after all that, not many penguins are allowed to legally live in Puffle'and. The penguin population estimate shows, just about 15 penguins live in the country legally. Puffles have free access to the country, and Puffle'and inhabitants have free access to the USA, and its' Free republics, too. But some puffles, like Mabel aren't allowed to live legally in some of the UK's provinces.
In Puffle'and, the laws are similar to the USA law. Most laws are the same. But for example, there is a new decision, left to vote in every province. Each one can use this law differently. The law is, can Mabel be allowed to travel to this country? This time, all provinces answered "No", but if some of them did vote "Yes", then Mabel would be allowed to enter this province freely, and travel there without problems with law. Most votings are done like that. And this is the major difference between law in the USA, and law in Puffle'and.
The Flag of the UK symbolizes the countries that fused together to create the country. The orange cross symbolizes the region of Angleland, as the capital region of the UK. The X in the flag represents the region of Scotzeh. The green places represent other provinces. Each province edited the flag in to its' own colours.
A poll in the community was made, and the question was: "How many kilometers do you travel everyday?". 52.5% answered "1 to 5". So the puffles doesn't need lots of roads, as they usually, walk, or use their Puffle-bikes. But transport in Puffle'and consists of:
- 1 to 5 km
By bikes, or just simply walking. Eventally, if you are lazy, you can take a bus.
- 6 to 60 km
If on a trip, than use a bike. If on a journey, use a train, a bus, or a Car or a Puffle Car.
Puffles and Penguins from Puffle'and don't like travelling in car very much, so they don't usually travel further than 60 km. On the other hand, Puffle'and has a good train system that connects all major cities with each other.
Puffle'and's military has one of the top militaries in Antarctica along with the USA, Castillan, and Snoss armies. They are masters at respectively, sea, land and air and have been renowned for their dicipline and diligence. Soldiers can't be lazy in this army or else they will get kicked out or get beaten up, either way, all soldiers in the military are considered by the citizens to be honorable for serving their country.
When the island was Colonized, it wasn't able to contact the Governance, so it had to set up tech by themselves. However, they contacted the Governace after three years. Their provider was the Governance, until in 1956, where the bills had rised. The nation depended on Snowzerland as it's provider, The Telenacleship of Snowzerland, but some states have made their own telenacle offshoots from the ToS like the Free Telenacle of Puffle'land, and the Telenacle of Scotzeh. Years later, the United Reformed Telenacle was formed.
The Governance is still a provider though.
The cuisine of Puffle'and was heavily influenced by their former colonies. Tea has always been a popular drink that was imported from one of their colonies, and so was Sugar, which was also grown in another colony. Puffish traditional food usually contains fresh fish, potatoes, and sometimes bread. Famous dishes include Fish and Chips and Sunday Roast. Scotzeh is famed for it's haggis, a mullet's heart, liver, and gills minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and stock, which is ONLY eaten by the Penguin inhabitants. Haggis made by a Puffle would replace the mullet's heart, liver, and gills with O-Berries. For dessert, the Puffish enjoy eating pudding, scones, and any other kind of pastry, usually with tea. Because Puffle'and gets immigrants from around the Antarctic, many Puffish enjoy trying exotic foods from places like Japaland, Castilla, Liguria, Caltexico, and especially the USA.
- This is a parody of the United Kingdom/England.
- The name "Grand Permatan" specifically, is a play on the name "Great Britain".
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