Mangalistan

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State of Mangalistan
Mangalistan

Flag of Mangals.pngMangal Emblem.png

Motto
Mangal: "Geliyoruz
English: "We're coming"
Benten-jima (Wakkanai)
Capital cityBenten-jima
Largest cityBenten-jima
Official language(s)Mangal, Japanese, Ryukyuan and English
Official religion(s)Secular state
DemonymMangalistani
GovernmentElective monarchy
- KhanTo be decided
LegislatureTo be decided
Area claimed0.0019 sq mi
PopulationTo be announced
Time zoneUTC+9
National sportFootball, Oil wrestling and Karate

The State of Mangalistan (Mangal: Mangalistan Devleti) is an unrecognized nation claiming Benten-jima island (which is also claimed by Japan).

History

Etymology

Mangal means "grill" in Mangal and "-stan" is a Persian suffix meaning "Land of".

Geography

Benten-jima is 0.005 square kilometres (0.0019 sq mi) in area, its perimeter is roughly 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi), and its highest point is 20 metres (66 ft) above sea level. It is named after Benzaiten, once enshrined on the island. The wildlife includes many seabirds, steller sea lions, kombu kelp, and sea urchins.

Foreign relations

Diplomatic disputes

Territory Claimants Type Notes
Benten-jima brorder Japan
Flag of Mangals.png Mangalistan
Territorial dispute Japan hold de jure control over Benten-jima.

Recognized; no relations

Membership