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|Kingdom of Nikolia
|Motto: За Краља И Отаџбину (Serbian)
"For King and Fatherland"
|Anthem: Anthem of the Nikolian Kingdom
(Serbian) "Химна Краљевине Николије"
Nikolia (dark green) in Astyria (grey)
|Official languages||Serbian, Mazurian|
|-||King||Aleksandar II of Nikolia|
|-||Upper house||Crown Council|
|-||Establishment of the Nika Kingdom||circa 650 BC|
2,387,192 sq mi
|GDP (PPP)||2016 estimate|
|GDP (nominal)||2016 estimate|
|Currency||Nikolian Dukat (NKD)|
|Drives on the||right|
|ISO 3166 code||NIK|
Nikolia (Serbian:Николија; Mazurian: Nikolia), officially the Kingdom of Nikolia (Serbian: Краљевина Николија; Mazurian: Królestwo Nikolskie), is a sovereign state on the Mederano Peninsula in western Astyria. It is bordered to the south by Terre des Gaules, Neu Engollon, Smertolina, Austrog, the Dangish Empire and ViZion and on all other sides by the Mederano Sea. Nikolian capital is Carigrad, the seat of the King of Nikolia
Early modern era
During the 19th century, Nikolia saw rapid growth of industry, following the Industrial Revolution that changed the world. Although in peace for (xx) years, Nikolia was facing another war that changed its internal and as well as external policies. Following the rise of Napoleon to the leadership of Nikolia's southern neighbour, Terre des Gaules, the new leader was showing expansionary tendencies.
Great Astyrian War
Nikolia is a constitutional monarchy ruled by King Aleksandar II of Nikolia. Executive power rests with the King and his Crown Council, while legislative power rests with the National Assembly. The nation is currently led by the House of Petrov-Stefanović.
The Crown Council (Serbian: Крунски Савет) is the advisory body and together with the King makes the executive power of Nikolia. It is consisted of 13 ministers and the President of the Crown Council, who acts as the prime minister of Nikolia. The Crown Council presents the laws to the King proposed by the National Assembly.
As of 2013, the total population of Nikolia is 725,364,156 inhabitants. The population density is 117 persons per square kilometer nationwide, with coastal areas more populated than central Nikolia. Nearly 68% of Nikolians live in urban areas. The largest city per population is Beograd, with 15,245,764 citizens, while nation's capital, Carigrad, has 5,191,690 inhabitants. Other larger cities are Katovice with 7,224,753 and Borča with 8,264,178 citizens.
Nikolian educational system is well developed and is developed in 5 levels. Education is available to every Nikolian citizen ^ and it's free up to fourth level (higher education) in which only students that perform under certain criteria set by universities and faculties in Nikolia must pay for tuition.
Official languages in Nikolia are Serbian and Mazurian, with Serbian being predominately used by authorities considering the number of native speakers (610 million). Mazurian, although constitutional language, is mostly used in voivodeships of Mazuria and Leszka where there are majority of speakers of that language.
Serbian and Mazurian in schools
Serbian language is obligatory subject in all schools in Nikolia, and is primary language in voivodeships Moravia, Podunavia, Travunia, Nitria, Venedia, Rutenia, Dubrovia and Vlachia. Mazurian language is obligatory subject in schools in voivodeships of Mazuria and Leszka where is taught as primary language, while in remaining voivodeships is seen as secondary language.
Nikolians are predominantly christians with approximately 570 million Orthodox christians and approximately 150 million Roman catholics. The remaining percentage of people include atheists, protestants and pagans.