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Grand Empire of Knaphill

The Knaphill Empire also officially known as the Grand Empire of Knaphill, and is a English micronation situated in west part of Woking borough, Surrey. It is an Absolute monarchy which broke from the inactive Dale Republic in October 21st, 2012. However, it has not officially declared its independence from the Dale Republic. The Grand Empire of Knaphill is bordered by the United Kingdom to the west and the Dale Republic to the east. The Grand Empire of Knaphill is a low lying heavily forested micronation with mainly forests and swamps seperating populated areas.

Grand Empire of Knaphill

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Capital city Knaphill City
Largest city Goldsworth Park
Official language(s) English
Official religion(s) None
Demonym Knap
Government Absolute monarchy
- Emperor Danny Clarke
Established 21 October 2012
Disestablished 26 October 2012
Population 3
Time zone GMT(Greenwich Mean Time)±0
National sport Football


Originally Part of the Dale Republic the Grand Empire of Knaphill was broken off by Emperor Danny Clarke in an attempt to restart his micronational presence with a new start. It was formed on October 21st, 2012 but is yet to declare it to the Dale Republic.

The Grand Empire of Knaphill was short lived after quickly taking over the remainder of Woking borough and also Guildford borough to form the Surrey Democratic Republic as a replacement state for the reunified and expanded Woking micronation.


The Grand Empire of Knaphill is an absolute monarchy ruled by an emperor. However, there are plans to turn the micronation into a democratic republic under a Socialist President of the Surrey Democratic Republic after a reunification of Woking, and the expansion into Guildford.

Foreign Affairs

Flag Nation Status Recognition type Notes
  Republic of Tiana Recognised Recognises all territorial claims by Tiana Informal Relations
  Republic of Lostisland N/A N/A Treaty planned but not proposed


Knaphill News Network

The Knaphill News Network is the first news outlet in the Grand Empire of Knaphill, it uses the slogan, "The news leading to Woking reunification", this relates to the Emperor's intentions to return Woking to a single active micronation, with early suggestions saying it would likely be a socialist micronation to avoid the mistakes of the weak form of democracy practiced by the Dale Republic.