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Elliön
—  Region  —

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Nickname(s): Bergsregion/Bergsregionen (Norpradian Dialect/Swedish)
"The Mountain Region"
Capital Rottönfurt
Government
 - Type Government of Elliön
 - Governor Joanna Ljungberg
Area
 - Total 17.778,38 km2 (6.864,27 sq mi)
Area rank 4th
Highest elevation 4.288 m (14.068 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2017) 856.064
Population rank 7th
 - Demonym Elliönian
Time zone Lithoriburg Time ([[Wikipedia:UTC|UTC+1]])
ISO 3166 code NR-EL


Elliön is a region in the northwestern part of Norpradia. It is the least populous region and the fourth largest by area. Elliön is bordered by Prada to the southeast, the North Sea to the north, south and west. Together with Prada and Nordia, the region has the second highest life expectancy in Norpradia. The population growth is -0,04%, the second lowest in the entire country. Its capital and largest city is Rottönfurt, which had an estimated population of 172.422 in 2019, or 170.881 according to the 2017 census.

The region is named after the tallest mountain in the region and in the country, Elliön Mountains, which has around 4.288 meters.

The region is arguably one of the richest and most prosperous in the entire country, with a GDP per capita of 49.051, the 4th highest, and a HDI of 0,937, the 2nd highest, only losing to Lithoriburg. It is also the only region which has a women as its governor.

The region is influenced by Swedish Culture, and it is common to hear Swedish, even though the younger population prefers to speak the Norpradian Dialect. Before the unification of Norpradia, hundreds of small kingdoms ruled the region, but the most influential of them was the Kingdom of Prada, which had Rottönfurt as its capital.

Cities

The region of Elliön has 220 cities, the second region with the least number of cities (Rödsomor has 1 city less than Elliön). According to the 2017 census, 68,27% of the Elliönian population lived in the 10 most populous cities, they are:

Rank City Population (2017 Census) County District
1. Rottönfurt 170.881 Rottönfurt Rottönfurt
2. Gondenbourgh 103.197 Elliön-Holiabourgh Gondenbourgh
3. Francisbourgh 102.968 Marmaria Marmaria
4. Neu Hoffe 39.885 Marmaria Önsson
5. Güllon 37.701 Rottönfurt Ollivier Rüsse
6. Strassfort 35.197 Elliön-Holiabourgh Glötton
7. Kuttön 25.904 Elliön-Holiabourgh Kuttön
8. Schögen 23.057 Elliön-Holiabourgh Gondenbourgh
9. Meinberg 22.912 Rottönfurt Rottönfurt
10. Staufenfurt 22.810 Marmaria Marmaria

Counties

Elliön is divided between three counties, Elliön-Holiabourgh, Marmaria and Rottönfurt. Each county is subdivided to create another subdivision, called districts.

Name Abbreviation Capital Area (km²) HDI Population
(2017 Census)
Density (km²)
(2017 Census)
Location Elliön Counties.png
Elliön-Holiabourgh EL-EH Gondenbourgh 7.429,72 0,937 311.518 41,93 Elliön-Holiabourgh.png
Marmaria EL-MA Francisbourgh 6.549,59 0,940 243.668 37,20 Marmaria.png
Rottönfurt EL-RO Rottönfurt 3.799,07 0,935 300.878 79,20 Rottönfurt.png

Quality of Life

According to the 2017 census, the life expectancy of the region was at 81,9 years, the second highest. The gini was of 28,5. The unemployment was at around 8%.

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