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Danubian Protectorate of Tunisia
في الدانوب محمية من تونس
—  Protectorate of the Danubian Federation  —
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Flag
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Coat of arms
Motto: ولاء والاستقرار والشرف
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Location relevant to the Federation
Capital Tunis
Government
 - Type Protectorate
 - Governor-General Jovan Lilic
Population (1863)
 - Total 333,410
 - Demonym Tunisian
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
The Danubian Protectorate of Tunisia [Ara: في الدانوب محمية من تونس] is the first overseas territory within the Danubian Federation [Ara: الاتحاد الدانوب]. Situated on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa, Tunisia is midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Nile Delta.

Under the leadership of a native Bey, the independent state of Tunisia first came into conflict with the Federation over pirates. Raiders, hailing from Tunisia, attacked and pillaged ships, belonging to Danubian citizens. After an escalation of tension, Tunisia was invaded and occupied by the private Danubian corporation, the Adriatic Trading Company, asserting ownership over the region, with a supportive Bey.

After a brief conflict, Tunisia was occupied, and placed under the protection of the Danubian Federation. Following a short military command, Matthias von Marius-Parsifal became the protectorate's first, albeit temporary, Governor-General. With his guidance, stability was ensured, with Tunisia remaining peaceful. President Soukup-Valenta appointed Major Jovan Lilic, ex-Minister of War, as Matthias' successor.

Forms of Government

The Governor-Generalship

  • Appointed by the Federal Government
  • Exercises complete authority within Tunisia
  • Holds veto powers on all Tunisian legislature
  • May institute and repeal legislature


House of Natives

  • Consists of directly elected representatives, born in Tunisia
  • Number of seats per each district determined proportionally by population
  • May propose and pass legislature
  • Serve two year terms


Senate

  • Consists of directly elected representatives, from Danubian colonists
  • Two seats per each district
  • May propose and pass legislature
  • Serve four year terms


Passing Legislature

Bills may originate in either the Senate or the House, where they must pass a majority vote, and if passed, are sent and voted upon by the opposite chamber. Should both votes succeed, and no veto be placed, the bill will be drafted into Tunisian law. Alternatively, the Governor-General may also institute and repeal legislature, in which case, either chamber may voice their concerns.

Administrative Subdivisions

The Danubian Protectorate of Tunisia is divided into the following 24 districts:

  • Ariana
  • Béja
  • Ben Arous
  • Bizerte
  • Gabès
  • Gafsa
  • Jendouba
  • Kairouan
  • Kasserine
  • Kebili
  • Kef
  • Mahdia
  • Manouba
  • Medenine
  • Monastir
  • Nabeul
  • Sfax
  • Sidi Bou Zid
  • Siliana
  • Sousse
  • Tataouine
  • Tozeur
  • Tunis
  • Zaghouan


The District of Tunis is the location of Tunisia's capital, located on the northern coast, as a port city. As the capital, the Governor-General retains full control, unlike others. Each district is appointed a governor, almost always a Danubian migrant with sound education, with the prime function to maintain order as leading executive. District autonomy is kept low, with the Governor-General maintaining the final say in all district affairs.

Notable Individuals from the في الدانوب محمية من تونس

Matthias von Marius-Parsifal, first Governor-General of Tunisia and ex-Councillor [Deceased]

Jovan Lilic, current Governor-General of Tunisia and ex-military man.

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