Kaupelan

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The Kingdom of Kaupelan is an archipelago in the Banda sea between Indonesia and Australia. The name Kaupèlan comes from the ancient name of the island of Kiwangar, Raja Kaopalan, which means "king's nutmeg trees" in Old Kaupelanese, and through Portuguese Caupelã.


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Liraidahen Kaupèlan (Kingdom of Kaupelan)
Country in Asia
Adjective/Demonym: Kaupelanese

Surface: 8,906 km²

Population: 3,977,000

Capital: Purikali

Government: Parliamentary Monarchy

Flag:

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basic facts and figures

Official Name – Liraidahen Kaupèlan (Kingdom of Kaupelan)

Surface – 8,906 km²

Population – 3,977,000

Density – 446 inhabitants/km²

Capital – Purikali

Major Cities – Purikali, 1,294,000 inhabitants; Irnik, 390,000; Bandajaya, 280,000; Masar, 160,000; Jalabara, 160,000.

Climate – Equatorial (monsoon); average annual temperature: 26ºC; rains: 2.300 mm yearly (1.130 mm, Dec/Feb; 600, Mar/May; 250, Jun/Aug; 350, Sep/Nov);.

Main Rivers and Lakes – main rivers: Mambaki, Maiha and Hubi; main lakes: Gajawatu and Suduk.

Highest Point – Gipahu (2587m); volcanoes: Gipahu and Ra'u

Government – Parliamentary Monarchy. Parliament ("Haimauman") with 100 senators ("awayuni").

Head-of-State – Lirai Kira II Wasahi Sunu Wuru Kamak Purajaya (since 2009).

Head-of-Government – Wasir Sindi Wisnumatan (since 2013)

State Ministries – Foreign Affair & Foreign Trade; Defense; Finance; Health & Sports; Communication & Information; Education; Culture; Justice; Natural Resources, Environment & Energy; Economic Developmnt; Social Assistance; Science & Technology; Agriculture & Fisheries; Home Affairs.

International Organizations: UN, ASEAN, UIEMB, FICT

Defense – budget: 6 billion huwas.

National Anthem – Nuhu Nina Kibèrkat ("Blessed Mother Land")

Official Kaupelanese Time – GMT +9:00.

people and culture

Urban Population – 89%.

Illiteracy – 8%.

Total Fertility Rate – 1.4 children/woman.

Population Growth – 0.39%.

Population Pyramid – 0 to 10 years (5% male, 5% female); 10 to 20 years (7.2% male, 7.2% female); 20 to 30 years (9.3% male, 9.3% female); 30 to 40 years (7.6% male, 7.6% female); 40 to 50 years (7.7% male, 7.8%, female); 50 to 60 years (5.8% male, 5.8% female); 60 to 70 years (4.4% male, 4.9% female); 70 to 80 years (2.5% male, 2.8% female);

Life Expectancy – 78 years (males); 79 years (females).

Languages – English and Kaupelanese (both official); Wisanyo, Haimarata, Palayanga and Terong (Kaupelanese dialects); Taumelan; -Waimahui; Forti (Portuguese dialect); Kelo and Paro (Suduk dialects); Moinate, Hakereh and Atawodo.

Religion – Christians, 60%, Muslims, 20%, Buddhists, 5%, Animists, 2%.

Physical Type – Typical Kaupelanese people have slim shape (64kg, men, 52kg, women), small stature (1m67, men, 1m57, women), dark skin, black curly hair and almond-shaped black eyes. In the region of Purikali, they have lighter skin, straighter hair and more elongated eyes. In the east of the country, they are taller and lighter skinned. In Nilau, they have darker skin, curlier hair and they are, in general, more robust.

economy, communication, education

Currency – Kaupelanese Huwa (KAH) divided in 100 Hiyatu.

Human Development Index – 0.817 (53th, 2005).

GDP per Capita – 30,000 huwas yearly in 2009 (11,700 dollars, Purchase Power Parity).

Gross Domestic Product – 118 billion huwas in 2009 (46.7 billion dollars, PPP): Industry (26%); Commerce (11%); Services (17%); Transportation and Communication (10.5%); Financial Operations (10.5%); Building (4%); Agriculture & Fishery (2%); Mining (3.5%).

Exports – 65.2 billion huwas (2009): electronic goods and components; manufactured goods, petroleum products; computers; ships; automotive products; industrialized food; textiles.

Imports – 60.2 billion huwas (2009): components; raw materials; goods; machinery.

Labor Force – 1.9 million: Industry (21%); Services (58%); Agriculture & Fishery (5%); Mining (1.5%); Government (11%). Men (58.9%) and Women (41.1%).

Mining – oil (4.5 million ton/year; 96,000 barrel/day); salt.

Fishery – 200,000 ton/year.

Agriculture – rice (250,000 ton/year); copra; spicies (nutmeg, clove, pepper, cinnamon); coffee; tropical fruits; cocoa; tea; beef (pork, goat, buffalo, fowl). Cultivated area: 18% (162,000 ha).

Industry – electronic (35.5%); petrochemical (7%); shipbuilding (5.5%); computer (5.5%); food (4%); textile (3.5%); automotive (3%); other products (36%).

Tourism – 2.55 million tourists (2005): 24% from Japan; 22% from Europe; 15% from America; 11% from Australia and New Zealand.

Electrical Energy – 4.35GW. Power plants at Rataanga I & II, Beramar, Kurudau I, Jalabara I & II, Masar I & II and Santamaria. Nuclear at Kurudau II.

Transportation – passenger vehicles, 850,000; airline: Makuwa Kaupelanese Airlines (regional and international flights). Airports: Masar (international), Purikali, Irnik, Bandajaya, Jalabara, Sanantonyo, Santakèrus and Palimaata. Ports – Bandajaya, Purikali, Irnik, Jalabara and Palimaata.

Communications – Cable TV subscribers, 580,000; telephones, 5.9 million (mobile, 4.2 million); TV stations: Radi na Telwijun Kaupelan (RTK), Telwijun Kabumala, and Bandanese Television (BTV cable). AM radio stations: 18. FM stations: 32. Short wave stations:1. Internet users: 2.1 million.

Newspapers – Bandanese Post, Purikali (330 thousand papers/day); Watulis Kaupelan, Purikali (170); Ngiyadi, Irnik (120); Tana, Purikali (100); Kiwangar Post, Masar (95); Bantau Hubi, Purikali (90); Palayanga, Palimaata (85); Kabar Bandajaya, Bandajaya (85); Islam Post, Bandajaya (80); Purikali ni Waidau, Purikali (80); Adèhaji Wisanyo, Jalabara (70); Terong, Lopes Gusmao (20). Official News Agency: Dahe Ajensin Waidau (DAW).

Education – basic school, 7 years (330,000 students); medium school, 5 years (200,000). Public Universities: Royal University of Purikali (25,000), Uniwersiti Santamaria, Uniwersiti Bandajaya (15,000), Uniwersiti Haima Jalabara, Uniwersiti Masar (10,000), Uniwersiti Santakèrus, Uniwersiti Palimaata (5,000), Akademi Yasaina Masar (2,000); private: Uniwersiti Islam Kautaira and Uniwersiti Katolik Purikali (5,000).

Research Centres – Teknoloji, Purikali; Sèrita na Arkiyoloji, Purikali; Bumi, Irnik; Medisin, Bandajaya; Biyoloji na Tanu, Jalabara.

see also

links

Homepage of Kaupelan