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Vabam (va-bam) (primary native name until 1986 Vebim) is the capital and largest city of Yurka and the seat of City of Vabam, partly located in Federation of Èyqûjé whose seat is actually part of Vabam. It was founded by Vebim II on August 28, 1744. It is the largest human settlement on Falseous.

On February 20, 2019 the closest surrounding settlements (all in the city proper and some outside it) merged with the city but legally retain their status. Rntiy and Yniz followed along on July 1, 2019 and more settlements may merge with Vabam in the future.

Etymology[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Vabam is a different spelling of Vebim (both names have been historically used at least since the 17th-18th century).

The origin of "Vebim" comes from Kazácuhalmi ve bím "freer" (reflected in an alternate Japanese name: フリーア Furīa) and ve bìm "freedom". Vebim II, the city's founder, took his name from the two Kazácuhalmi words.

ve "free/rural" is another word for yür "rural", referring to the land being almost free (void, empty) of urbanization and only consisting of nature. The inhabitants of this area were referred to as ve bím (literally rural resident), bím meaning "resident". bìm is equivalent to "-dom" in English.

Mayors[redigera | redigera wikitext]

A Yurkish Swedish word for this position is styrningsman (according to an old Yurkish English dictionary: "A person who has received the rights to "control" a city.").

As of April 20, 2018 Vabam no longer officially has a mayor, the region governor took the role instead.

Name Range
Vebim II (1684-1800) 1744-1789
Vebim III (1764-1845) 1789-1845
Vebim Van Tohoven (1828-1926) 1845-1925
Linda Östergren (1887-1963) 1925-1938
Robin Östergren (1888-1964) 1938-1955
Vich Van Lahtolo (1924-2001) 1955-1971
Rsoa Jursi (1957-2012) 1971-1998
Olkov Armiv (1966-2018) 1998-2018

Demographics[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Population[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Vabam[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Date Population
June 28, 2014 5 637 484 167 543 578 869 (non-canon)

Vabam metropolitan area[redigera | redigera wikitext]

The Vabam metropolitan area has never been listed in any surveys.

Administrative status[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Date Event
July 1, 2018 Zohutsÿnem becomes part of Vabam
February 20, 2019 Allyé Itsez, Allyé Tai Vang, Allyé Wa, FA Judnsete 3815, Fabam, Ghes'a jër, Ghes'a nër, Hüvêírögëí, Këñüël, Lavengore, Mebister, Naville, Necujzanoi, Olkov's City, Pallas, Pitmasta, Qeville, Qéwn'i, San al-Tai Zhai, Tai Vang, Testington, The Outgoing Forest, Tighan, Treseter, V, Vabam, Vabam Island, Vabam Pool and Vebim all become part of Vabam
July 1, 2019 Rntiy and Yniz both become part of Vabam
February 15, 2020 Dei, Jeuisusdan, Xpawsi and Xpawville all become part of Vabam
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