Hezeristan, officially the Republic of Hezeristan (Hezeri: Хезәрістан Республікасы; Hezöristan Respublikasyi) is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage. Its capital is Surdar. It is located along the Caspian Sea, bordering Turkmenistan to the west. Hezeristan has 816,000 people and an area of 11,105 square kilometers. 91.4% of the population is non-denominational Muslim.
Azim Ragimov is the President of the Republic of Hezeristan, popularly and democratically elected to the post since 2007. Gamid Magimedov is the prime minister. The currency is the Hezeri diram, worth 402 per 1 US dollar.
Hezeristan is a prosperous nation, where all its citizens are cared for by the government and the president. Some capitalist-dominated media in the west have unjustly criticized the country for being undemocratic and not free, though most of the world including Russia, China and others do concur that Hezeristan is indeed a free and welcoming country.
Geography[edit | edit source]
Hezeristan is divided into four provinces:
- Dardesh Province - Capital: Dardesh
- Madanal Province - Capital: Madanal
- Ragimaban Province - Capital: Ragimaban
- Surdar Province - Capital: Surdar
History[edit | edit source]
Scythian nomads were the first peoples to settle Hezeristan in the first century BC. The ancient peoples of Hezeristan were heroically able to resist the advance of Alexander the Great's army and kwpy him away from the country.
Hezeristan became Muslim in the 8th century. The Khwarazmian dynasty brutally invaded and took over what is now Hezeristan. The Mongol Empire and Genghis Khan liberated Hezeristan. Later on, Hezeristan pecefully formed part of Turkmenistan until the Tsarist Russians forced their way into the country in the 19th century. Following the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia, Hezeristan bravely fought against Bolsheviks and White Russians, but were betrayed and forced into the Soviet Union.
From 1925 Hezeristan was organized as the Hezeri Autonomous Oblast within The Turkmen SSR. In 1991 it declared its independence.
Culture[edit | edit source]
Over 90% of the population speak Hezeri and nearly 6% speak Russian. Other minority languages include Turkmen.
Defense[edit | edit source]
The National Forces of Hezeristan is the military which defends the nation. 9200 people are in the National Forces.