Saturday, April 19, 2014


Teiko is inhabited by a number of different ethnic groups. The majority of the population is composed ethnolinguistic groups whose language is in East Asian in origin but is heavily contaminated by the Britannian culture. Many of these groups are pagan and had continued to live the tradition of the original Teikonian culture. The major ethnic groups are Teikonian, Beikanese, Kaijonese, Rakunean, Seirinian, Junichese, Nakian, and Kamataean. 

According to the 2013 census, four of the largest ethnic groups compose 57% of Teiko's population. These are broken down into 23% of all Teikonian are Teikonian themselves in origin, 15% are Rakunean, 10% are Beikanese, 9% are Seirinian. The remaining 43% is further classified into the other ethnic groups. 

Teikonians generally belong to the Asian culture classified linguistically as part of the East Asian speaking people. It is believed that a few years ago, Japanese speaking people migrated to the country through rafts and boats bringing with them knowledge of agriculture and ocean-sailing. The two most important non-indigenous minorities includes the Japanese and Britannian. Britannian-Teikonian, mostly migrated during the Aang Period in 1965 where immigration to Teiko was still loose and open. By the end of 1966 an estimate of 500,000 Britannians have already been residing in Teiko.  


Teikonians is the largest ethnic group in Teiko. Originating from the lands of the present-day Kirisaki Daichi until central Teiko, they have also been one of the oldest and one of the four ethnic groups in the country. Teikonian language has been the basis for Teiko's official language - Teikonese.

The Beikanese are prevalent in the Beika prefecture. They are also one of the four major ethnic groups in the country.

Kaijonese is the oldest ethnic group in Teiko, originating from the Bashi Empire, the first unified kingdom in Teiko. Most of the Kaijonese are found in the present day Kaijo district in Teiko. 

Rakunean is the third of the four major ethnic groups in Teiko. Most of the Rakunean are located in Rakuzan prefecture. 

Seirinian is the last of the four major ethnic groups in Teiko. Predominantly located in Seirin prefecture up to the outskirts or Rakuzan and Beika. Seirinian is among the first ethnic groups in Teiko to accept Christianity as an official religion.

Junichese are inhabitants of Junichi and its neighboring regions and districts. 

The Nakian is the smallest ethnic group in Teiko and is also among others the most endangered. The Center for Cultural Preservation and Promotion has been doing outreaches to save the culture and ethnic group.

Kamataean are ethnic group residing in Kamata (North, South, West), one of the largest ethnic groups in the country with population of around 104,300 people. 


It is the largest non-indigenous and ethnic group in Teiko and is also the most prominent. Many politicians businessmen have Britannian blood. The influx of Britannians started during the Britannian colonization of Teiko and peaked during the Aang period. As of 2013, there is an estimate of 300,000 pure blooded Britannians in Teiko excluding from the count are those who have Teikonian blood. 

Japanese are the original settlers of Teiko dating back to the first millennium. As of today, Japanese ranks a major minority in Teiko after the Britannians.  

Teikonians of American ancestry form a minority in the Teikonian population. Some of the multiracial individuals who settled in Teiko came during the Civil War period. As of the moment there is an estimate of 25,000 Americans in Teiko.

Arabs form a minority in Teiko. Their official count is unknown. 

Teikonians of American ancestry form a minority in the Teikonian population. Most of them have come from Europeans who have settled in Teiko in the 1990s. Their official population count is unknown. 

As of 2013, there is an estimate of 35,000 Koreans in Teiko. Most of them are students who are studying in Teikonian institutions and expatriates. 

Teikonians of Chinese ancestry have been a minor group in Teiko for decades. Most of them migrated pre-Britannian colonial period when trade with other countries were open to Teiko. 

Source: Center for Cultural Preservation and Promotion