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[Vision Statement] United Kingdom of Satavahan

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The roots of Satavahan reach back to the ancient lands of [Geographical Location]. According to legends, In the 10th century BCE, a visionary ruler of the Suryavansh (The Solar Dynasty) named Simuka conquered the land from the northern mountains of Himadrika to the southern sea of [Still to name Sea/Ocean]. As per the legends, the renouned king had a chariot that was driven by seven horses, like Surya, the sun god. He was believed to be the descendent of Surya, as the chariot was passed down from king to his heir within the Suryavansh even till the medieval era. The legends called this land as ‘Satavahana arujh tasya Bhumi’ meaning ‘The land of one who rode Seven Horsed Chariots’. This name was shortened to Satavahana, and later as Satavahan to describe this legendary land. While some believed this legend to be true, other believed it to be false, but all agree the impact this had on the land of Satavahan, as many rulers to come had the dream of conquering this empire in whole.  

The first known kingdoms of Satavahan reigned from the 7th to 5th century BCE. In this period, hundreds of small kingdoms reigned the land with one sole cause- to conquor Satavahan. Of these, the kingdom that prevailed was the Kingdom of Kura, ruled by the Chandravansh, the arch nemesis of Suryavansh, and the Kingdom of Magadh ruled by the Nandvansh. These kingdoms would fight both direct and proxy wars by forming alliances with other smaller kingdoms. However none of them would ever succeed to take over the lands and rule the entirety of the land. Towards the advent of the 2nd century BCE, however, the Nandvansh would manage to defeat the Suryavansh by the means of betrayal and what was considered immoral at that time, assassinating the opposing king in a peace treaty meeting. This would make the Kingdom of Magadh the only major power and potentially the first to conquer all of Satavahan since the Suryavansh. This however was not to happen.

 The first to rule the entirety of the land, however turned out to be Ashok the conqueror of the Mura dynasty. He would then establish the first empire on the land. His dynasty would last for 400 years and 14 generations before the empire crumbled and the new Shung Dynasty emerged as the new rulers. Alongside the Shungs, the Nandas would also rule a lot of the southern Satavahan for the next 5 centuries creating distinct cultures in both these lands. At the advent of the 7th century CE, the Shung dynasty would die out as there would be no blood heirs to Harsha Shung, the 22nd Shung ruler. This would allow the Golkars, the closest relatives of the Shung dynasty, to take control of the land

Under the reign of Golkar dynasty, the nation experienced a golden age of remarkable prosperity and cultural flourishing. Political stability paved the way for ambitious territorial expansions. Golkar monarchs showcased their military prowess, skillfully maneuvering through diplomatic alliances, strategic marriages, and military conquests, extending their dominion over vast regions of the Deccan. Situated at strategic crossroads, Satavahan became a hub of vibrant trade and maritime influence. Its coastal locations and control over key ports facilitated extensive trade networks that spanned across continents. Satavahana merchants embarked on daring journeys, connecting with distant lands and establishing lucrative trade relationships with the [Powerful Empire] and other glubal powers.

The nation became a vibrant melting pot, where diverse traditions, languages, and art forms thrived. Literature, architecture, sculpture, music, and dance blossomed, creating a rich cultural tapestry that embodied the nation's multicultural identity. Satavahan rulers fostered an environment of religious tolerance and patronage, promoting the flourishing of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Exquisite temples, grand monastic institutions, and sacred sites emerged, reflecting the nation's deep spiritual devotion. The cultural fabric of Satavahan absorbed diverse religious and philosophical ideas, fostering an atmosphere of intellectual exploration and religious harmony. 

Great empires inevitably face challenges, and Satavahan was no exception. Invasions by the [neighboring nations] posed significant threats, resulting in periods of turmoil and territorial losses. However, the indomitable spirit of the Satavahan people and their resilient rulers enabled them to weather these storms, preserving their cultural identity, reestablishing their dominion, and ushering in new eras of prosperity. 

The colonial era cast a long shadow upon the land of Satavahan, as Europan powers vied for influence and control. During the 16th century, [Europan Colonizing nation] traders and colonizers arrived, seeking to establish commercial outposts and expand their empires. Satavahan, strategically located along the coast, became a coveted prize in the race for dominance. Europan colonial powers left an indelible mark on Satavahan. They introduced new technologies, economic systems, and cultural influences. However, the Satavahan people fiercely resisted colonial domination, fiercely guarding their cultural heritage, and fighting to maintain their sovereignty. Numerous uprisings, rebellions, and movements emerged, fueled by a deep sense of national pride and a desire for freedom. The 19th and 20th centuries witnessed a growing tide of nationalism and the intensification of the struggle for independence in Satavahan. Visionary leaders emerged, rallying the Satavahan people against colonial rule. Through nonviolent resistance movements, such as satyagraha, civil disobedience, and mass protests, the nation united in its quest for self-rule and liberation from foreign domination. 

Finally, in 1923, Satavahan achieved independence from colonial rule, marking a historic milestone in its history. The nation emerged as a sovereign entity, holding onto its cherished Constitutional Monarchy system while embracing democratic governance. A constitution was crafted, democratic institutions were established, and the nation embarked on a path of nation-building, reconciling its diverse cultural heritage with aspirations for progress and unity. In the modern era, Satavahan stands as a glubal player, upholding democratic values, fostering economic growth, and promoting cultural exchanges. The nation embraces its rich history as a catalyst for development and progress, drawing upon the resilience, diversity, and cultural legacy of its ancestors. Satavahan actively engages in diplomatic relations, forging meaningful alliances, and contributing to the glubal community. 


Satavahan, a captivating nation situated in the heart of the Eurth, boasts a geographical landscape that is as diverse as its rich cultural heritage. From majestic mountains to fertile plains and shimmering coastlines, Satavahan offers a breathtaking tapestry of natural beauty. Let us embark on a journey to explore the remarkable geography of this enchanting land. Satavahan is blessed with the presence of awe-inspiring mountain ranges that form the backbone of its geography. The Himadrika Range, with its rugged peaks and verdant valleys, provides a picturesque setting in the northern part of the nation that. The range is of utmost importance as it feeds the major rivers of the nation and has historically guarded the nation from invaders and provides a natural shield to the north. To the west, the Sahyadri or Western Ghats stretching across the landscape, adorned with lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and mist-covered peaks. Expansive fertile plains extend across the central and eastern regions of Satavahan. These fertile lands are nourished by an intricate network of rivers that crisscross the nation, ensuring bountiful harvests and supporting vibrant agricultural communities. The Godavar River, one of the major rivers of India, flows through the heart of Satavahan, bestowing fertility to the surrounding plains and serving as a lifeline for the nation. Satavahan is a biodiversity hotspot, encompassing diverse ecosystems that support a rich array of flora and fauna. The Western Ghats region, with its dense forests, is home to a myriad of plant and animal species, including endemic and endangered ones. National parks and wildlife sanctuaries, such as the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve and Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, provide havens for majestic creatures like tigers, leopards, elephants, and a plethora of bird species. The Sahyadri Tiger Reserve is also home to the endangered species of the Vangha Tiger.  The climate of Satavahan varies across its diverse geography. The coastal regions experience a tropical monsoon climate, with moderate to high rainfall and relatively warm temperatures throughout the year. The mountainous areas enjoy a cooler climate, with pleasant summers and chilly winters. The central plains have a semi-arid climate, with distinct seasons and moderate rainfall.


Satavahan's strategic location has positioned it as a key player in regional and international trade. The nation's coastline, dotted with bustling ports and harbors, has historically served as gateways for maritime trade with far-flung lands. Satavahana merchants are known for their entrepreneurial spirit, facilitating the exchange of goods, spices, textiles, and luxury items, which contribute to the nation's wealth and influence. Agriculture forms the backbone of Satavahan's economy, with fertile plains and a favorable climate nurturing abundant harvests. The nation's agricultural sector boasts a diverse range of crops, including rice, wheat, pulses, sugarcane, cotton, spices, and fruits. The innovative use of irrigation systems and sustainable farming practices ensures a steady supply of agricultural produce, supporting both domestic consumption and export market. Satavahan has experienced significant industrial growth, with a focus on manufacturing sectors such as textiles, steel, automobiles, and electronics. The nation has embraced technological advancements and innovation, nurturing a thriving industrial sector that contributes to employment generation, export earnings, and economic diversification. Satavahan prides itself on its emphasis on innovation and technological advancements. The nation fosters an environment conducive to research and development, encouraging scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to push the boundaries of knowledge and create cutting-edge technologies. This focus on innovation drives sectors such as information technology, biotechnology, renewable energy, and space exploration, positioning Satavahan as a hub for technological progress. Satavahan's rich cultural heritage, diverse landscapes, and historical monuments attract tourists from around the wurld. The nation's tourism and hospitality industry has flourished, offering a range of accommodations, restaurants, and experiences that showcase the nation's natural beauty, cultural traditions, and historical sites. This sector contributes significantly to employment opportunities and revenue generation.


At the heart of Satavahan's government lies a constitutional monarchy, where a hereditary monarch serves as the ceremonial head of state. The monarch's role is primarily symbolic, representing the nation's unity, history, and cultural identity. The monarchy operates within the framework of a constitution that outlines the distribution of powers, rights, and responsibilities among various branches of the government. The government of Satavahan embraces the principle of separation of powers, dividing authority among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. This ensures checks and balances, preventing the concentration of power in any single entity. The executive branch is responsible for day-to-day governance, while the legislative branch enacts laws and represents the interests of the citizens. The judicial branch ensures the fair interpretation and application of laws. Satavahan's constitutional monarchy incorporates democratic governance, with citizens participating in the decision-making processes. Through regular elections, citizens have the opportunity to elect representatives who serve in the Lok Sabha(House of the People). There is also the Rajya Sabha(House of the Royals) consisting of members appointed by the Royalty and other noble families. This democratic system allows for the expression of diverse voices, ensuring accountability, transparency, and the protection of individual rights. While the monarch's role is ceremonial, it carries immense symbolic significance. The monarch acts as a unifying figure, representing the continuity of Satavahan's history and culture. The monarch may also fulfill ceremonial duties, such as state visits, addressing the nation on important occasions, and participating in cultural and social events. The monarch's presence serves as a unifying force, fostering national pride and cohesion.


Satavahan culture embraces a wide array of traditional arts and crafts, showcasing the nation's artistic prowess and creativity. Skilled artisans practice age-old crafts such as handloom weaving, pottery, woodwork, metalwork, and jewelry making. These crafts reflect intricate designs, vivid colors, and meticulous craftsmanship, preserving ancient traditions while also adapting to contemporary tastes. Satavahan has a rich literary heritage that spans centuries. The nation has produced esteemed poets, scholars, and writers who have crafted masterpieces in various languages, including Sanskrit, Terugu, and Vangla. The poetry of Satavahan echoes themes of love, spirituality, nature, and the human experience, offering profound insights into the nation's cultural ethos. Dance and music form an integral part of Satavahan's cultural tapestry, with diverse forms and styles flourishing throughout the nation. Classical dance forms like Satavanatyam, Orissi, and Karkhak find their place alongside regional folk dances, each reflecting the unique traditions and rhythms of different communities. Traditional musical instruments, such as the sitar, tabla, veena, and flute, enchant audiences with their melodic notes and soul-stirring compositions. Satavahan's cultural calendar is adorned with vibrant festivals and celebrations that showcase the nation's religious, regional, and seasonal diversity. Festivals like Dipavali, Urmal Panchami, and Dashratri bring communities together, with elaborate rituals, colorful processions, music, dance, and delectable feasts. These celebrations foster a sense of community spirit, reinforce cultural values, and offer a glimpse into the nation's rich heritage. Satavahan embraces a wide spectrum of spiritual beliefs and religions, fostering an atmosphere of religious tolerance and harmony. [Main religions], and other faiths find their followers within the nation, with numerous temples, monastic institutions, and sacred sites serving as centers of spiritual practice. Satavahan's cultural ethos is deeply intertwined with the spiritual values of compassion, tolerance, and self-realization.

Other Info: 

Population: 37 Millions (2 points)

Land area (Preferecne): 250,000 sq kilometers (1 point) (Note: May change it, but please try to keep it close to preference and in the same tier) 

GDP(nominal) per Capita: 10,357 USD pa (approx. 7,50,380 STR pa) (1 point)

OOC Note: A lot of the spaces are left blank and would be determined accordingly to my geographical position and what nation would colonize Satavahan. I have also not decided on the geographical position, but I would prefer a peninsular or at least one coast in the ocean. The history and geography are subject to change depending on the previously mentioned variables.

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