Kingdom of Sorrenia

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Kingdom of Sorrenia


Sorreniaflagnew.png
Flag
Sorrenian emblem.png
National emblem

Motto
The North Stands Proud.
Anthem
Highland Cathederal
Capital citySacriston
Largest cityDurham
Official language(s)English and Sorrenian
Various regional languages
Official religion(s)None official
Short nameSorrenia
DemonymSorrenian
GovernmentUnitary Parliamentary Republic
Established03/11/13
Area claimed140km2
CurrencySorrenian Rosemerta, de jure
Time zoneSorrenian Standard Time
National drinkApple Cider
National animalCrow

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Etymology

The name "Sorrenia" is an adaptation of "Sorrento", the name of a small town in southern Italy, near Naples.

History

Kozlova

Sorrenian Federation

War of the Sorrenian Succession

Continued Insurgency - 2018 onwards

Administrative Divisons

The Kingdom recognised three forms of administration - states, devolved states, and territories

States are those regions central to the Kingdom of Sorrenia; largely centered around the city of Durham and several other towns and villages, the states each elect representatives to the King's Council.

Devolved States are those regions that are acknowledge to possess a strong national identity, and as such, are granted devolved powers relating to national imagery, monetary and fiscal affairs and several other concerns.

Territories are those regions historically held by the Sorrenian Federation that lack a sizeable-enough population to actively be represented. As territories, local citizens are not represented on the King's Council.

Flag Name Leader
States
Dunelm Flag.png Dunelm
New Durham Flag.png New Durham
Durham Uni Flag.png University Town
Bowburn Flag.png Bowburn
Eurania Flag.png Bernicia
Ertawa.JPG Ertawa
Wales.png Sherburn
Wales.png Lanchester
Devolved States
VRD Flag.png Dradelia
Amon Lasgalen Flag.png Amon Lasgalen Eren Scott
Governor
Territories
Cadets flag.png Western Territory
Cadets flag.png Scotton
Gran Pais Flag.png Gran Pais

Political Parties

Sorrenia is noteworthy for hosting two significant political traditions. Some of the leading parties trace their lineage to pre-war parties, and so embrace compromise, discussion, and coalition government. Such parties include the Old Monarchists, the NDLP, and the Libertarian Party.

Other parties are completely new, or have distanced themselves from their old organisation. These parties are distinctly more authoritarian, were borne out of the Succession War, and have fought amongst one another, and so are adverse to negotiation. Such parties include the New Monarchists, the Republicans, and the Dradelian Revolutionary Front.

Some political parties also maintain relations with an armed wing, to varying degrees. the Dradelian Revolutionary Front is the best example of this relation, with its armed wing bearing the same name, and political leaders openly calling for armed struggle. The Republicans are also rumoured to maintain funding and support for the Socialist League. The Old Monarchist cause is also supported by the Young Vikings, although the party rejects any relationship with its armed counterpart.


Party Name Logo Leader Position Armed Wing Seats in Parliament
New Monarchists Old Monarchists.png King Ronald Authoritarian Right Royal Army of Sorrenia
(government forces)
9 / 25
Old Monarchists Actualoldmonarchists.png Henry Steventon Authoritarian Centrist Young Vikings
7 / 25
The Republicans The Republicans.png Harold Stampland Authoritarian Left Socialist League
5 / 25
New Democratic-Liberty Party Ndlplogo3.png Connor Sherlock Liberal Centre-Left None
2 / 25
Dradelian Revolutionary Front VRD Flag.png Martin Garfront Authoritarian Left Dradelian Revolutionary Front
2 / 25
Libertarian Party Libertarians Sorrenia.png Matthew Riverson Libertarian Centre None
1 / 25

Culture

Sorrenians value their Newspapers and Radio Stations. Also, Many Sorrenians enjoy going to Games Workshop, to play multiple strategy games. Because of this, Tabletop Gaming has become an integral part of Sorrenian culture, with many Sorrenians going regularly, and even competing in tournaments on behalf of Sorrenia.

Foreign Relations

Sorrenia recognizes, and has relations with many Micronations. It also recognizes every member in the U.N. as well as the Vatican City. Since the transition to authoritarianism, diplomacy in Sorrenia has suffered.

Recognized, No relations

Demography

The country of Sorrenia is very diverse with a census recently completed by the President. Most citizens are young adults between the ages of fifteen and thirty. Half of Sorrenians are Christian, with a large minority of Atheists, followed by Muslims and various other religions.

References