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Revision as of 20:28, 1 May 2020

The Grand Kingdom of Matachewan, respectively known as Matachewan (Polish: Wielkie Królestwo Matachewan; French: Grand Royaume de Matachewan; Russian: Великое Королевство Матачеван; Ukrainian: Велике Королівство Матачеван.) Is a self-declared, sovereign-state or what most people would call a micronation. The Grand Kingdom of Matachewan was founded on 30 June 2015, as Matachewan but never joined the full micronational community until 3 August 2018. The Grand Kingdom of Matachewan has claims in Matachewan Ontario and St. Catharines Ontario.

English: Grand Kingdom of Matachewan

French: Grand Royaume de Matachewan

Polish: Wielkie Królestwo Matachewan


'2015 — Present

Matachewanflag.pngCoat of Arms Mierzwa.png

Motto
Boże, Uratuj Matachewan
Anthem
[Free Matachewan]
Capital cityOblate City
Largest cityOblate City
Official language(s)English, Polish
Recognised languagesFrench, Russian, Ukrainian
Official religion(s)Catholicism, Judaism
Short nameMatachewan
DemonymMatachewanian
GovernmentAbsolute Monarchy, Semi-Parliamentary Monarchy
- Król of MatachewanBrandon I
- Premier of Local AffairsBeau Edwards
- Royal ConsortN/A
- Premier of Global AffairsChristina
- Speaker of the SejmNicholas Lokin
LegislatureGrand Sejm of Matachewan
- Type - Unicameral
- Number of seats - 12
Established13 March 2019
Area claimed[[1]]
Population80 Global Citizens, 27 Local Official Population
Currencymzl (Matachewanian Zloty)
Time zone(EST/ET)
RIS 002 codeMAT
National sportBaseball
National animalWhite Eagle
This nation is a member of the Micronational Assembly

W.I.P.


Etymology

The name of Matachewan came from its original geographical location. The word Matachewan comes from the Matachewan First Nation that first settled Matachewan and the word means "Meeting of the Waters". The word doesn't have an official origin on why it was created but we like to believe that the Matachewan First Nation made and named themselves off the Upper and Lower Matachewanian Lakes that feed into the Montreal River.

Matachewan never had a Demonym and just went by Matachewan until 3 December 2018 when King Brandon Mierzwa introduced "Matachewanian" adding "-ian" to the end of Matachewan.

All Matachewanian States

History

Early Matachewan (2015 - 2017)

The Grand Kingdom of Matachewan was founded in June 2015 under the Independent City of Matachewan by Brandon Mierzwa. The nation was like any other growing micronation at the time, it was proud in its work and it tried to look and strive for a better future. Matachewan wasn't widely known at this time and refused to move onto the internet.

Matachewanian Civil War

Like most micronations back in 2015, Matachewan felt like it was necessary to get involved in some sort of conflict and apparently that conflict was with itself. Matachewan did fight small land battles around its claimed territory but nothing was to become of this and the country eventually died off.

Modern Matachewan (2018 - Present)

2018 and Matachewan

August - October

After two long years of no national progress and absolutely no activity, Matachewan eventually came back on 3 August 2018, as the Kingdom of Matachewan. The Kingdom of Matachewan was a small discord dependent micronation with nothing really going for it until it meat the Fifth Aenderian Republic and Auvenum. Matachewan was to get involved in some conflict between the two nations eventually leading the Matachewanian-Nerdystanian War which was never physically fought and is really just a relic of when Matachewan was more of a simulationist state.

November - December

Auvenum and the Final Days of the Robertson Sea Conflict

October of 2018 was a hard time for Matachewan because of its recent declaration of war against Nerdystan and the fact that major micronations like Auvenum and Aenderia joined in. By November Matachewan was divided between Owen Leski's Republic and Brandon Mierzwa's Commonwealth. On December 3rd Matachewan finally sued for peace and made a deal with Auvenum to create a NATO like defense pact but sadly nothing came of it. After the Robertson Sea Conflict Matachewan would start its downspiral and eventually be annexed by Gopenigen.

Early Days of the Micronational Assembly and Transition of Power
End of 2018

Politics

Sejm of Matachewan

Early Sejm

The first legislature of Matachewan was not called the Sejm but rather just Parliament. The early Parliament (Sejm) had many power problems and was inefficient since its beginning terms. The problems with the Parliament became evident when the democratically elected officials started pushing for more democratic offices and eventually proposed cutting the Monarchy's control of Parliament. After a week of bitter discussion and debate the Monarchy removed the members of Parliament eventually leading to a 2nd Republic and then a 6th Monarchy and then back to a stable nation. It was on May 16th when the first reference to the word Sejm was used when speaking about Matachewanian Parliament.

2019 - Present

Leaders of State

Parties

Party Logo Party Leader Ideology Sejm Premier Local Premier Global Cabinet
Progressive Conservative Party of Matachewan
Pro Con Logo.jpg
Christopher Miller Monarchism, Flexible Conservatism
7 / 12
1 / 1
1 / 1
4 / 6
United Northern Liberal Party of Matachewan
United Northern Liberal.png
Nicholas Lokin Liberalism, Left Nationalism
4 / 12
0 / 1
0 / 1
1 / 6

Diplomacy

Country Matachewan Recognizes Recognizes Matachewan Alliance War Official Diplomat to Matachewan Official Diplomat from Matachewan
Principality of Bomistan Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Imperial Federation of Elysium Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Grand Republic of Cycoldia Yes Yes Unknown No Unknown Unknown

Geography

Provinces

Cities

Landscape

Map of Matachewan

Historical Maps of Matachewan

Climate

Commonwealth States

History

Commonwealth Members

Country Is in Commonwealth
Grand-Duchy of Antranador No/Disbanding of Commonwealth
Kingdom of Humberlea No/Disbanding of Commonwealth
2nd Caribbean Empire No/No Representation
3rd Empire of New Prussia No/Nation Defunct

Economy

Industry

Matachewan is currently undergoing localization and a key part of localization is the development of the economy through industrial means.

Mining Attempts and Plans

On 30 November 2019 Beau Edwards and Brandon Mierzwa went out on a mining expedition in hopes of finding quarts and other surface rocks. What they came back with was a small amount of quarts and small fossils.

On the 2nd of December 2019 Brandon and a few other ministers decided they would go mining for clay to create pottery to sell off and make bricks. The work done was impressive as they dug almost 8 feet into the ground striking what they thought was clay. After 1 week of digging and further examination of the "clay" it was found out that the "clay" they've been mining was just hardened dirt. After the news the operation soon was abandoned.

Farming Plans

Matachewan is preparing to make small planters which will be used to grow small plants like Dill and Parsley. Matachewan also has plans to make an all year farm using potatoes. The attempts at farming are small but a nation must start somewhere.

Current Industry

Future Industry

Matachewanian Zloty

Matachewanian Zloty
1mzl Bank Note (DO NOT PRINT).png
Official usersMatachewan
Unofficial usersNone
Pegged toCAD - $00.10 Soon to be pegged to Silver
SymbolMZL
CodeMZL
PluralZloty
Banknotes1mzl, 2mzl, 5mzl, 10mzl, 20mzl
Central bankRoyal Bank of Matachewan
PrinterRoyal Mint of Matachewan
MintRoyal Mint of Matachewan

Coat of Arms & Flags

Coat of Arms

The Matachewanian Coat of Arms has always been important to the people and the nation to better favor the nations global representation through heraldry.

Meaning Behind the Coat of Arms

The National CoA of Matachewan has always been changed depending on if the nation identified as a certain leading ideology or a way of delegating power. Much of Matachewan's life was fighting, instability and the transition of power from one leader to another and then falling back on a former leader. Matachewan has always been built around its Polish culture and local Catholic majority. With these two things along with Matachewan's troubled times Matachewan's CoA has religious symbols and of course an Eagle to represent the population and to respect the culture. Often times the Eagle of Matachewan can be seen holding a sword or even a gun during times of war or times of trouble to represent that Matachewan herself will raise over any enemy even in the face of defeat.


Greater Coat of Arms Mierzwa Monarchy.png December 2019 - Present

Lesser Coat of Arms Matachewan Lesser Coat of Arms.png December 24th 2019 - Present

Old Greater Coat of Arms

Greater Matachewanian Coat of Arms.png May 14th 2019 - May 27th 2019


Greater Matachewanian CoA.png October 2019 - December 2019

Flags

Meaning Behind the Flag(s)

Culture

Media

Awards

  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Cross of Regent Tablekitten
  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Order of the White Eagle
  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Order of the Imperial Eagle 1
  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Order of the Imperial Eagle 2
  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Cross of St. Peter
  • Royal Flag of Matachewan.jpg Cross of King Johann

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