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The People's Union of Zanzibar is a nation on Little Upsilon. It is located in the Cantonnia Bella region on the continent of Draca Mixor.
In November of 2714, the leaders of 5 small tribally ruled regions of Draca Mixor agreed upon the unification of the groups together under the name of the People's Republic of the Sultanate of Syam. The capital was established at Zanzibar City. Originally established as a Sultanate, the people chose Khamal IV as the leader of their country and installed him in the capital.
In order to better control his people, Khamal established a council of military officials to oversee security and police forces throughout the country.
The Sultan, though popular with the people, was deemed inadequate to rule the people by the Symese military. On December 24th, the Sultan's elite guard placed him under house arrest. After a series of small street battles between forces loyal to the military and those of the sultan, the country was subdued, and General Mydar made the announcement that the Sultan was stripped of power. Following this, he announced that the military council would be taking control of the country as a junta.
The next few years proved to be relatively quiet and the country continued to enjoy its newfound peace and stability.
In August of 2715,