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|name              = Monmarkian Empire
 
|name              = Monmarkian Empire
|p1                = w:United_States
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|year_start        = 2017
|flag_p1            = Flag_of_the_United_States.png
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|year_end          =
|status            = Active
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|s1                =
|image1            = [[File:New Monmarkian Imperial Standard.png|150px|The Imperial Standard]]
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|p1                = United States
|image2            =
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|flag_s1            =
|image3            = [[File:Monmark -New National CoA.png|100px|Coat of Arms]]
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|flag_p1            = Flag of the United States of America.png
|location          = [[File:Location of Monmark.jpg|150px|The main territory of Monmark.]]
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|image_flag        = [[File:New Monmarkian Imperial Standard.png|150px]]
|location2          = Texas, [[w:United_States|United States]]
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|image_coat        = [[File:Monmark -New National CoA.png|100px]]
|motto              = Mit Gott für Kaiser und Reich! (With God for Emperor and Empire!)
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|national_motto    = ''[[w:With God for Emperor and Empire|Mit Gott für Kaiser und Reich!]]'' ([[w:German language|DE]])
|anthem            = Heil dir im Siegerkranz
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|englishmotto      = With God for Emperor and Empire!
|capital            = Großkaiserstadt-Königstadt(11)
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|anthem            = [[w:Heil dir im Siegerkranz|Heil dir im Siegerkranz]] ([[w:German language|German]]) <br><small>Hail to Thee in the Victor's Crown</small><br><br><center>[[File:Heil Dir Im Siegerkranz (old recording).ogg]]</center>
|largest_city      = Kaiserstadt(7)
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|image_map          = Location of Monmark.jpg|100px
|languages          = English and German
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|map_caption        = Location of Monmark in [[w:Texas|Texas]], [[w:United States|United States]]
|religions          = Church of Monmark
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|capital            = Großkaiserstadt-Königstadt  
|shortname          = Monmark
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|largest_city      = Kaiserstadt
|demonym            = Monmarkian
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|official_languages = [[w:English language|English]]<br>[[w:German language|German]]
|government        = Confederal Semi-constitutional Monarchy(de jure) <br> Confederal Absolute Monarchy (de facto)
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|ethnic_groups      =
|head of government = Grand Chancellor
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|ethnic_groups_year =
|head of state      = Emperor of All Monmark
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|religion          = [[Orthodox Church of Monmark|Monmarkian Orthodox Church]]
|3rd_h              = Chair of the Privy Council
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|shortname          =  
|hog_name          = [[James Thomason|HE Prince James of Thomason]]
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|demonym            = Monmarkian  
|hos_name          = [[David Augustus I, Emperor of Monmark|HI&RM David Augustus, Emperor/King of All Monmark]]
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|government_type    = [[w:Confederation|Confederal]] [[w:Constitutional monarchy|semi-constitutional monarchy]] ''(de jure)'' <br>[[w:Confederation|Confederal]] [[w:Absolute monarchy|absolute monarchy]] ''(de facto)''
|3rd_h_name        = [[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|HRM High King Vincent II of All Paland]]
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|leader_title1      = [[w:Emperor|Emperor of All Monmark]]
|legislature        = Bundestag Monmark (Federal Parliament of Monmark)
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|leader_title2 = Prime Minister
|type_a            =  
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|3rd_h              = [[w:Privy council|Chairman of the Privy Council]]
|type_b            =  
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|leader_name1      = [[David Augustus I, Emperor of Monmark|David Augustus I]]
|seats_a            =  
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|leader_name2      = [[James Thomason|Prince James of Thomason]]
|seats_b            =  
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|3rd_h_name        = [[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|Vincent II of Paland]]
|election_a        =  
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|legislature        = Bundestag
|established        = 26 December 2017
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|established_event1 = Declared independence
|population        = 11 residential citizens <br>
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|established_date1  = 26 December [[2017]]
|population_notes  = 43 Total Citizens(3 honorary)
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|established_event2 =
|currency          = Monmarkian Mark, YRON, and USD
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|established_date2  =
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|established_event3 =  
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|established_date3  =  
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|established_event4 =  
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|established_date4  =  
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|area_km2          =  
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|percent_water      = 0
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|population_census  = 54
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|population_census_year = [[2021]]
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|currency          = Monmarkian Mark and USD  
 
|currency_code      = MM
 
|currency_code      = MM
|time_zone          = CST
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|time_zone          = [[w:Central Time Zone|CST]]
|utc_offset        = -6 Hours
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|utc_offset        = -6
|nat_dish          =
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|time_zone_DST      =  
|nat_sport          = Field Lacrosse
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|utc_offset_DST    =  
|nat_animal        =
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|date_format        = dd-mm-yyyy
|nat_plant          =
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|drives_on          = right
|patron_saint      = Saint Patrick, and Anthony of Padua
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|cctld              =  
|domain            =  
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|gumcode            =  
|date_format        = dd-mm-yyyy;
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|microcode =  
|calling_code      =  
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|ris002code        =  
|driving_side      = Right Side
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|calling_code      = +1
|gdp_nominal =  
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}}  
|notes              =  
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|web                =  
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'''Monmark''', officially the '''Monmarkian Empire''', is a sovereign state as part of the Monmarkian-Arthurian Empire, not recognized by any UN members commonly called a "micronation" by outside observers, enclaved within the State of Texas within the United States. Established as the Kingdom of Monmark on the 26 December 2017. Monmark is a Confederal Constitutional Monarchy de jure, but a Confederal Absolute Monarchy de facto, consisting of 11 Constituent Countries with each having their own regional monarchy. Monmark is the Hegemon of the Monmarkian Commonwealth, an organization of states under Monmarkian protection/alliance, as well as its constituent countries, crownlands, dominions, and associated states.
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'''Monmark''', officially the '''Monmarkian Empire''', is a sovereign state enclaved within the State of Texas within the United States. Established as the Kingdom of Monmark on the 26 December 2017. Monmark is a Confederal Constitutional Monarchy de jure, but a Confederal Absolute Monarchy de facto, consisting of 11 Constituent Countries with each having their own regional monarchy. Monmark is the Hegemon of the Monmarkian Commonwealth, an organization of states under Monmarkian protection/alliance, as well as its constituent countries, crownlands, dominions, and associated states.
 
  
 
Monmark's government system follows the ideals of "Crimsonism" which is the ideology made by [[David Augustus I, Emperor of Monmark|David Augustus I]], Crimsonism is characterized by absolute monarchism, social democratic economic policies, environmentalism, and moderately progressive social policies.
 
Monmark's government system follows the ideals of "Crimsonism" which is the ideology made by [[David Augustus I, Emperor of Monmark|David Augustus I]], Crimsonism is characterized by absolute monarchism, social democratic economic policies, environmentalism, and moderately progressive social policies.
  
With 43 citizens as of 1 December 2020, Monmark has grown rapidly since September 2020 when there had been a total of 12 citizens, this reflects Monmark's diplomatic outreach since then. Of the current 41 citizens, 11 are confirmed residents of Monmark, other citizens are honorary citizens or full citizens who live outside Monmarkian borders.
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With 54 citizens as of 9 January 2021, Monmark has grown rapidly since September 2020 when there had been a total of 12 citizens, this reflects Monmark's diplomatic outreach since then. Of the current 54 citizens, 11 are confirmed residents of Monmark, other citizens are honorary citizens or full citizens who live outside Monmarkian borders.
  
 
Monmark is a member state of the [[Cupertino Alliance]] since 7 November 2020 when it was admitted as an Observer State, and it became a full member on 25 November 2020. Besides Cupertino, Monmark also was a part of the [[League of Independent Nations]] from 31 May until 1 November 2020, when Monmark left the alliance.
 
Monmark is a member state of the [[Cupertino Alliance]] since 7 November 2020 when it was admitted as an Observer State, and it became a full member on 25 November 2020. Besides Cupertino, Monmark also was a part of the [[League of Independent Nations]] from 31 May until 1 November 2020, when Monmark left the alliance.
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During what the Government has called the "Almendria Conflict" Monmark never fought in the war, but did side diplomatically against Almendria, condemning the Alendrian Government after their cancelled elections and blocking of Ozikstani independence, earning an embassy within Ozikstan. On 14 August 2020, a new Constituent Country was added to the Empire by a vote of Parliament named the Kingdom of Paland, with the citizen who obtained the land being crowned as its first King. The next day the Grand Emperor changed his title to Emperor in an attempt to be more modest. On 30 September 2020, the Convention of the Americas was signed with the [[Arthurian Empire]], the Nexan Republic and the [[Confederal Republic of Sunseva]]. In this treaty, HI&RM David Augustus I, was recognized as "King of the Texans". On 5 October 2020, the Green Free State which was a micronation to the northeast of Monmark ruled by David Augustus, petitioned for annexation into Monmark, which was accepted, the Green Free State was then divided into the Kingdom of the Highlands, Grand Duchy of Neu-Begonie, and the Grand Duchy of the Lowlands. On 25 October 2020, the Emperor declared a golden age for Monmark following exponential growth since late September. On 30 November 2020, recognizing a common mistake of foreigners thinking Monmark was a kingdom, the nation was renamed to the Monmarkian Empire.
 
During what the Government has called the "Almendria Conflict" Monmark never fought in the war, but did side diplomatically against Almendria, condemning the Alendrian Government after their cancelled elections and blocking of Ozikstani independence, earning an embassy within Ozikstan. On 14 August 2020, a new Constituent Country was added to the Empire by a vote of Parliament named the Kingdom of Paland, with the citizen who obtained the land being crowned as its first King. The next day the Grand Emperor changed his title to Emperor in an attempt to be more modest. On 30 September 2020, the Convention of the Americas was signed with the [[Arthurian Empire]], the Nexan Republic and the [[Confederal Republic of Sunseva]]. In this treaty, HI&RM David Augustus I, was recognized as "King of the Texans". On 5 October 2020, the Green Free State which was a micronation to the northeast of Monmark ruled by David Augustus, petitioned for annexation into Monmark, which was accepted, the Green Free State was then divided into the Kingdom of the Highlands, Grand Duchy of Neu-Begonie, and the Grand Duchy of the Lowlands. On 25 October 2020, the Emperor declared a golden age for Monmark following exponential growth since late September. On 30 November 2020, recognizing a common mistake of foreigners thinking Monmark was a kingdom, the nation was renamed to the Monmarkian Empire.
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===2021===
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On 1 January 2021, Monmark united with the [[Arthurian Empire]], creating the Monmarkian-Arthurian Empire, a new dual monarchy, with two co-emperors, a Chancellor, and a Prime Minister for each state.
  
 
==Flags==
 
==Flags==
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====Grand Chancellor====
 
====Grand Chancellor====
 
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*His Excellency [[James Thomason|Prince James of Thomason]].
*His Excellency, Prince James of Thomason.
 
  
 
====Privy Councillors====
 
====Privy Councillors====
 
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*His Royal Majesty High King [[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|Vincent II of Paland]]
*HSH Prince Michael of Shepard
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*His Royal Highness King [[Christopher Billung|Christoph]]
 
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*His Serene Highness Prince [[Prince Michael of Galte|Michael of Shepard]]
*HSH Prince Elder
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*His Serene Highness Prince Elder
 
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*Her Serene Highness Princess [[Sylvie_des_Rhontiennes#Micronationalism|Sylvie des Rhontiennes]]
*HRM High King Vincent II of Paland
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*His Highness Lord Edison
 
 
*HSH Princess Sylvie of Vaux
 
 
 
*Lord Edison
 
 
 
*HRH Kng Christoph
 
  
 
===Political Parties===
 
===Political Parties===
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|24 October 2020(elevated on 27 November)
 
|24 October 2020(elevated on 27 November)
 
|HSH Prince Charles of Bouchers, Prince of Talon
 
|HSH Prince Charles of Bouchers, Prince of Talon
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|-
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|[[File:Flag of the Kingdom of Valandia.jpg|border|100px]]
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|Kingdom of Valandia
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|12 December 2020
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|[[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|HM Vincent I, King of Valandia]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
|}
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|1 November 2020
 
|1 November 2020
 
|HM Checo I, King of Hallstfeild
 
|HM Checo I, King of Hallstfeild
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|-
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| colspan="13" style="text-align:center; background:#bfd7ff;" |'''Dominions'''
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|-
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|[[File:Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png|border|100px]]
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|Dominion of Siple
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|16 September 2020(as a duchy)
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|Vacant
 
|-
 
|-
 
| colspan="13" style="text-align:center; background:#bfd7ff;" |'''Associated states'''
 
| colspan="13" style="text-align:center; background:#bfd7ff;" |'''Associated states'''
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==Calendar==
 
==Calendar==
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Monmark uses the [[w:Gregorian calendar|Gregorian Calendar]] and the Monmarkian calendar, both with the date format of dd-mm-yyyy, the Monmarkian calendar uses the same months and days as the Gregorian Calendar with the difference of the Monmarkian calendar’s date of reckoning being set at the beginning of the year 2017, the year that Monmark was established.
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===National holidays===
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''This list consists of all national and commemorative events, holidays that are celebrated and observed in the State of Vishwamitra''.
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Date
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!Name of the event
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!Description
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|1 January
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|[[w:New Year's Day|New Year's Day]]
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|First day of the year on the modern [[w:Gregorian calendar|Gregorian calendar]].
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|-
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|2 February
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|Crimson Day
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|Birthday of the Emperor [[David Augustus I, Emperor of Monmark|David Augustus I]].
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|-
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|29 May
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|Constitution Day
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|Celebration and commemoration of the ratification of the first Constitution of Monmark.
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|-
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|29 July
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|Archduke's Day
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|The birthday of the Archduke of Monmark.
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|-
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|11 November
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|[[w:Veterans Day|Veterans Day]]
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|Event to commemorate and honour the veterans of war.
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|-
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|Fourth Thursday of November <br><small>''(varies with year)''
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|[[w:Thanksgiving|Thanksgiving]]
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|Day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the [[w:harvest|harvest]] and of the preceding year.
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|-
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|2 December
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|Austerlitz Day
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|Commemoration of the [[w:Battle of Austerlitz|Battle of Austerlitz]] on 2 December 1805.
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|-
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|25 December
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|[[w:Christmas|Christmas]]
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|Annual festival commemorating the birth of [[w:Jesus Christ|Jesus Christ]].
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|-
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|26 December
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|Independence Day
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|Commemoration of the independence of Monmark from the [[w:United States|United States]].
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|-
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|}
  
Monmark uses the Gregorian Calendar and the Monmarkian calendar, both with the date format of dd-mm-yyyy, the Monmarkian calendar uses the same months and days as the Gregorian Calendar with the difference of the Monmarkian calendar’s date of reckoning being set at the beginning of the year 2017, the year that Monmark was established.
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===Important months===
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*[[w:February|Month of February]]: Census month
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*[[w:November|Month of November]]: Empire month
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*[[w:December|Month of December]]: Independence month
  
 
==Armed forces==
 
==Armed forces==
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The RMN is the naval arm of the IDC, charged with protecting any coastline from threats. The highest ranks are Supreme Commander held by the Emperor, and Grand Admiral, held by [[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|HM Vincent II of Paland]]. While no vessels have been acquired for the navy as of yet, the Government plans to have all aquatic vessels in the nation be state owned, but loaned to civilians in peacetime, and requisitioned during war time for defense of the nation.
 
The RMN is the naval arm of the IDC, charged with protecting any coastline from threats. The highest ranks are Supreme Commander held by the Emperor, and Grand Admiral, held by [[Vincent I, Emperor of Arthuria|HM Vincent II of Paland]]. While no vessels have been acquired for the navy as of yet, the Government plans to have all aquatic vessels in the nation be state owned, but loaned to civilians in peacetime, and requisitioned during war time for defense of the nation.
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==National symbols==
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===List of national and official symbols of Monmark===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Symbol
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!Name
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!Image
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|'''[[Gallery of flags of micronations|National Flag]]'''
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|'''National flag of Monmark'''
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|[[File:New Monmarkian Imperial Standard.png|100px]]
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|-
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|'''[[Gallery of coats of arms of micronations|National Coat of Arms]]'''
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|'''National Coat of Arms of Monmark'''
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|[[File:Monmark -New National CoA.png|100px]]
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|-
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|'''[[w:List of national mottos|National motto]]'''
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|'''[[w:With God for Emperor and Empire|Mit Gott für Kaiser und Reich!]]'''
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|
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|-
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|'''[[List of micronations by national anthem|National anthem]]'''
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|'''[[w:Heil dir im Siegerkranz|Heil dir im Siegerkranz]]'''
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|[[File:Heil Dir Im Siegerkranz (old recording).ogg|100px]]
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|-
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|'''[[List of national flowers|National flower]]'''
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|'''[[w:Bluebonnet (plant)|Bluebonnet]]'''
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|
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|-
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|'''[[List of national trees|National tree]]'''
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|'''[[w:Pine|Pine]]'''
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|
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|-
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|'''[[w:National church|National church]]'''
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|'''Church of Monmark'''
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|[[File:No image available-VH.png|100px]]
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|-
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|'''[[List of national sports|National sport]]'''
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|'''[[w:Field lacrosse|Field lacrosse]]'''
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|
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|-
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|'''[[w:Patron saint|Patron saint]]'''
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|'''[[w:Saint Patrick|Saint Patrick]]'''
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|-
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|'''[[w:National language|National language]]'''
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|'''[[w:English language|English]]''' <br>'''[[w:German language|German]]'''
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|[[File:No image available-VH.png|100px]]
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|-
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|}
  
 
==Nobility==
 
==Nobility==
 
 
{{Main|Nobility System of Monmark}}
 
{{Main|Nobility System of Monmark}}
  
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*[[File:Flag of The Kingdom of Nichensburg.png|22px]] [[Grand Principality of Begon]]
 
*[[File:Flag of The Kingdom of Nichensburg.png|22px]] [[Grand Principality of Begon]]
 
*[[File:Flag of Arthurian Empire.svg|22px]] [[Arthurian Empire]]
 
*[[File:Flag of Arthurian Empire.svg|22px]] [[Arthurian Empire]]
*[[File:Kingdomsayville.png|22px]] [[Kingdom of Sayville]]
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*{{flag|Kingdom of Sayville}}
 
*[[File:Haskarian Empire.jpg|22px]] [[Haskarian Empire]]
 
*[[File:Haskarian Empire.jpg|22px]] [[Haskarian Empire]]
 
*{{flagnt|Australis}} [[Unified Royal States of Australis]]
 
*{{flagnt|Australis}} [[Unified Royal States of Australis]]
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*[[File:Flag of the PRA.jpg|22px]] [[People's Republic of Adonia]]
 
*[[File:Flag of the PRA.jpg|22px]] [[People's Republic of Adonia]]
 
*[[File:No flag Abelden.png|22px]] Pametchia
 
*[[File:No flag Abelden.png|22px]] Pametchia
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*[[File:Flag of the Austerian Kaiserreich.jpg|22px]] Imperial Austeria
 
*[[File:Kaemiran Flag.jpeg|22px]] [[Empire of Kaemira]]
 
*[[File:Kaemiran Flag.jpeg|22px]] [[Empire of Kaemira]]
 
*[[File:Sohnland flag.svg|22px]] [[Republic of The Sohnland]]
 
*[[File:Sohnland flag.svg|22px]] [[Republic of The Sohnland]]
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====Unilateral recognition====
 
====Unilateral recognition====
*[[File:United Nations Flag.png|22px]] [[w:Member states of the United Nations|All member nations of the United Nations]] ''(except some)''
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*[[File:United Nations Flag.png|22px]] [[w:Member states of the United Nations|All member nations of the United Nations]] ''(unless specified)''
 
*[[File:CupertinoPan.svg|22px]] [[Cupertino Alliance|All members nations of the Cupertino Alliance]]
 
*[[File:CupertinoPan.svg|22px]] [[Cupertino Alliance|All members nations of the Cupertino Alliance]]
 
*[[File:No flag Abelden.png|22px]] [[League of Independent Nations|All member nations of the League of Independent Nations]]
 
*[[File:No flag Abelden.png|22px]] [[League of Independent Nations|All member nations of the League of Independent Nations]]
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===Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness===
 
===Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness===
  
Monmark scores a 3.8 on [[Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness]].
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Monmark scores a 3.8 on [[Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness]]. <br>
  
 
[[Category:Monmark]]
 
[[Category:Monmark]]
 
[[Category:Monarchies]]
 
[[Category:Monarchies]]
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{{Monmark}}

Latest revision as of 22:05, 17 April 2021

Monmarkian Empire
New Monmarkian Imperial Standard.png
Flag
Monmark -New National CoA.png
Coat of arms
Motto: Mit Gott für Kaiser und Reich! (DE)
With God for Emperor and Empire!
Anthem: Heil dir im Siegerkranz (German)
Hail to Thee in the Victor's Crown

Location of Monmark in Texas, United States
Location of Monmark in Texas, United States
CapitalGroßkaiserstadt-Königstadt
Largest cityKaiserstadt
Official languagesEnglish
German
ReligionMonmarkian Orthodox Church
DemonymMonmarkian
GovernmentConfederal semi-constitutional monarchy (de jure)
Confederal absolute monarchy (de facto)
David Augustus I
• Prime Minister
Prince James of Thomason
LegislatureBundestag
Establishment
• Declared independence
26 December 2017
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2021 census
54
CurrencyMonmarkian Mark and USD (MM)
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
Date formatdd-mm-yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+1

Monmark, officially the Monmarkian Empire, is a sovereign state as part of the Monmarkian-Arthurian Empire, not recognized by any UN members commonly called a "micronation" by outside observers, enclaved within the State of Texas within the United States. Established as the Kingdom of Monmark on the 26 December 2017. Monmark is a Confederal Constitutional Monarchy de jure, but a Confederal Absolute Monarchy de facto, consisting of 11 Constituent Countries with each having their own regional monarchy. Monmark is the Hegemon of the Monmarkian Commonwealth, an organization of states under Monmarkian protection/alliance, as well as its constituent countries, crownlands, dominions, and associated states.

Monmark's government system follows the ideals of "Crimsonism" which is the ideology made by David Augustus I, Crimsonism is characterized by absolute monarchism, social democratic economic policies, environmentalism, and moderately progressive social policies.

With 54 citizens as of 9 January 2021, Monmark has grown rapidly since September 2020 when there had been a total of 12 citizens, this reflects Monmark's diplomatic outreach since then. Of the current 54 citizens, 11 are confirmed residents of Monmark, other citizens are honorary citizens or full citizens who live outside Monmarkian borders.

Monmark is a member state of the Cupertino Alliance since 7 November 2020 when it was admitted as an Observer State, and it became a full member on 25 November 2020. Besides Cupertino, Monmark also was a part of the League of Independent Nations from 31 May until 1 November 2020, when Monmark left the alliance.

Etymology and demonyms

“Monmark” has no real meaning and etymology, however the demonyms are as follows. Monmarkian is used as the adjectival form of Monmark, as well as to describe a citizen of Monmark. Monmarkians is the plural form, used to describe groups of Monmarkian citizens.

History

Early History

Monmark was established on 26 December 2017 as the Kingdom of Monmark with the two founders debating who should be the first King, David Augustus won out. The first months of existence were spent making a few laws here and there but no attempt at a constitution was ever made. In September of 2018, a brief civil war was fought between the King and Prime Minister after the Prime Minister declared war on the nation of Rockfoxia, after a few days fighting, both sides reunited.

Early Empire

From then on until the November of 2019 Monmark was in a state of dormancy, in November the King began a series of reforms declaring himself Emperor, and soon Grand Emperor, in that time the title of Prime Minister was changed to Grand Chancellor. Over the succeeding months, Monmark was reformed more and more. On the 29th of May 2020, the constitution was ratified by the Grand Emperor. On May 31 2020, Monmark entered into diplomatic relations for the first time joining the League of Independent Nations and establishing an embassy within the Nexan Republic. On 20 June 2020, Monmark annexed its nearby puppet states set up by the monarch for that purpose, becoming the first constituent countries alongside the Kingdom of Monmark which succeeded Bluff Province.

Monmarkian Golden Age

During what the Government has called the "Almendria Conflict" Monmark never fought in the war, but did side diplomatically against Almendria, condemning the Alendrian Government after their cancelled elections and blocking of Ozikstani independence, earning an embassy within Ozikstan. On 14 August 2020, a new Constituent Country was added to the Empire by a vote of Parliament named the Kingdom of Paland, with the citizen who obtained the land being crowned as its first King. The next day the Grand Emperor changed his title to Emperor in an attempt to be more modest. On 30 September 2020, the Convention of the Americas was signed with the Arthurian Empire, the Nexan Republic and the Confederal Republic of Sunseva. In this treaty, HI&RM David Augustus I, was recognized as "King of the Texans". On 5 October 2020, the Green Free State which was a micronation to the northeast of Monmark ruled by David Augustus, petitioned for annexation into Monmark, which was accepted, the Green Free State was then divided into the Kingdom of the Highlands, Grand Duchy of Neu-Begonie, and the Grand Duchy of the Lowlands. On 25 October 2020, the Emperor declared a golden age for Monmark following exponential growth since late September. On 30 November 2020, recognizing a common mistake of foreigners thinking Monmark was a kingdom, the nation was renamed to the Monmarkian Empire.

2021

On 1 January 2021, Monmark united with the Arthurian Empire, creating the Monmarkian-Arthurian Empire, a new dual monarchy, with two co-emperors, a Chancellor, and a Prime Minister for each state.

Flags

The Royal Standard and Imperial Standard are used interchangeably, although it is common courtesy to use the Imperial Standard as the official flag of Monmark, and to fly in most situations while the Royal Standard is used mostly in situations involving the Royal Family. Constituent Countries may have their own flags and royal standards but they fly below the Imperial Standard. The colonial ensign flies over all dominions, as well as associated states with no flag.

The Royal Standard
The Imperial Standard
The Colonial Ensign

Government

The governance of Monmark is conducted via a semiconstitutional monarchy with the Emperor as head of state, while the Grand Chancellor is head of government. The legislature of Monmark is the Imperial Parliament, a tricameral entity composed of the Grand Imperial Council as the upper chamber, and the Imperial Senate, and House of Nobles as the lower chambers. The Grand Imperial Council is made up of Councillors(previously Chancellors) appointed by the Emperor from among the nobility, with the Grand Chancellor being a part of this council as its head while also being appointed by the Emperor, Councillors have two-year terms with a limit of nine. The Imperial Senate is made up of elected Senators serving one-year terms with a limit of ten, Senators are elected via Party List Instant Run-off voting, with the number of Senators decided by the number of Constituent Countries. The House of Nobles has the same power and number of Representatives as the Senate but is unelected and rather appointed by the Federal Monarchs of each Constituent Country, with one Representative per Constituent Country. Parliament was suspended on 1 November and was announced to not be reinstated until the populace demands it, this solidified a change to absolute monarchy. Following Parliament's suspension, the functions of the legislature have been taken over by the Privy Council with the purpose of advising the monarch.

Members of the Government

Grand Chancellor

Privy Councillors

Political Parties

There are currently three parties in Parliament. The SRP (social royalist party) is a center left party that controls three seats in the Grand Imperial Council, and the Grand Chancellor. The Zachary Party (whose leader has not revealed their party’s platform) controls a single seat in the Grand Imperial Council. The Prime Party is a far left libertarian party that has one seat in the Grand Imperial Council. There is one independent currently in the council.

Administration

Monmark is a federal empire where the administration is composed of Incorporated Territories and Unincorporated Territories. Constituent Countries have the right to their own laws and constitution as well as their own foreign policy, these are entirely up to the Federal Monarch of that territory. Constituent Countries are further divided into Crownlands and Municipalities. Dominions serve no purpose other than assigning uninhabited land to divisions. Associated states are states established by Monmarkian citizens or the monarch, as independent monarchies, however subject to the imperial crown of Monmark, with defense and foreign policy falling to the imperial government.

Flag Name Established Federal Monarch/Governor
Capital region
Flag of the Grand Duchy of Eastark.png Kaiserstadt-Koenigstadt 26 December 2017 HRH David Augustus I, Archduke
Constituent countries
Flag of the Kingdom of Monmark.jpg Kingdom of Monmark 20 June 2020 HM David Augustus I of Monmark
Flag of the Kingdom of Forestia.jpg Kingdom of Forestia 20 June 2020 HM James I of Forestia
Flag of the Kingdom of Laurelia.jpg Kingdom of Laurelia 20 June 2020 Regent David Augustus
Flag of the Kingdom of the Highlands (Monmark).jpg Kingdom of the Highlands 5 October 2020 HM David Augustus I of the Highlands
Flag of the Grand Principality of Melville Island.jpg Kingdom of Paland 14 August 2020 HM Vincent II of Paland
Flag of the Archduchy of Villnai.jpg Archduchy of Villnai 20 June 2020 HRH James I of Villnai
Flag of the Grand Duchy of Eastark.png Grand Duchy of Westark 20 June 2020 HRH David Augustus I of Westark
Flag of the Grand Duchy of Eastark.jpg Grand Duchy of Eastark 20 June 2020 David Augustus, Regent of Eastark
Flag of the Grand Duchy of the Lowlands (Monmark).jpg Grand Duchy of the Lowlands 5 October 2020 HRH James I of the Lowlands
Flag of the Grand Duchy of Neu-Begonie.png Kingdom of Neu-Begonie 5 October 2020 HRH King Christoph I
Flag of the Principality of Kaltmark.jpg Principality of Kaltmark 18 November 2020(29 October 2020 in Nichensburg HRH Prince David Augustus I of Kaltmark
Dominions
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Dominion of the Woods 20 June 2020 Vacant
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Dominion of Overlook 20 June 2020 Vacant
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Dominion of York 20 October 2020 Governor General Vincent
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Colorado Dominions 20 October 2020 Vacant
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Dominion of Siple 16 September 2020(as a duchy) Vacant
Associated states
Flag of the Kingdom of Paland.jpg Grand Principality of Melville Island 21 September 2020 HSH Vincent I
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Kingdom of Ozark 5 October 2020 Vacant
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Duchy of Wagaria 6 October 2020 Vincent, Duke of Wagaria
Flag of the Duchy of Talon (Monmark).png Principality of Talon 24 October 2020(elevated on 27 November) HSH Prince Charles of Bouchers, Prince of Talon
Flag of the Kingdom of Valandia.jpg Kingdom of Valandia 12 December 2020 HM Vincent I, King of Valandia


Former territories

The following territories are former territories of Monmark that were either ceded or given up.

Flag Name Established Federal Monarch/Governor
Constituent countries
Flag of the Kingdom of Hallstfeild.jpg Kingdom of Hallstfeild 1 November 2020 HM Checo I, King of Hallstfeild
Dominions
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png Dominion of Siple 16 September 2020(as a duchy) Vacant
Associated states
Monmarkian Colonial Ensign.png County of Salzmark 27 October 2020 HG Count Checo of Salzmark

Possible Constituent Countries

The following nations have reached out to the government voluntarily for possible annexation as a Constituent Country. Due to the sensitive nature of annexation, Monmark never actively advertises anything of the like, and tries to ensure a fair deal in the event of annexation.

  • Kingdom of Galte, reached out for a possible annexation due to stagnation, Galte eventually became a colony of Atiera as the Principality of Galte.

Culture and demographics

Monmarkian culture is largely influenced by American culture, with some German influences. Due to Monmark never holding a census, information as of 1 November 2020 is limited.

Language

All Monmarkians speak English, although some speak German, French or others, as of 1 November 2020.

Religion

Most Monmarkians are either christian or atheist, with one muslim, and one pagan, as of 1 November 2020.

Calendar

Monmark uses the Gregorian Calendar and the Monmarkian calendar, both with the date format of dd-mm-yyyy, the Monmarkian calendar uses the same months and days as the Gregorian Calendar with the difference of the Monmarkian calendar’s date of reckoning being set at the beginning of the year 2017, the year that Monmark was established.

National holidays

This list consists of all national and commemorative events, holidays that are celebrated and observed in the State of Vishwamitra.

Date Name of the event Description
1 January New Year's Day First day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar.
2 February Crimson Day Birthday of the Emperor David Augustus I.
29 May Constitution Day Celebration and commemoration of the ratification of the first Constitution of Monmark.
29 July Archduke's Day The birthday of the Archduke of Monmark.
11 November Veterans Day Event to commemorate and honour the veterans of war.
Fourth Thursday of November
(varies with year)
Thanksgiving Day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
2 December Austerlitz Day Commemoration of the Battle of Austerlitz on 2 December 1805.
25 December Christmas Annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
26 December Independence Day Commemoration of the independence of Monmark from the United States.

Important months

Armed forces

The Monmarkian Armed Forces are divided into four branches, the Imperial Defense Corps (IDC), the Imperial Guard (IGD), the Royal Monmarkian Navy (RMN), and the Royal Cyber Defense Corps (RCDC). Monmark is constitutionally neutral from conflicts not involving allies yet retains a strong military to discourage conflict. All adults are required to serve for two years, but this goes unenforced as the nation is not focusing on military development.

IDC

The IDC is structured into Divisions, Battalions, and Platoons, with the Highest Ranks being Supreme Commander held by the Emperor, and Marshal of Monmark held by any distinguished General. The IDC is the main force in the Monmarkian military, with the role of protecting the sovereignty of Monmark.

RCDC

The RCDC is the cyber defense force of Monmark with the roles of protecting Monmark's Cyberspace and waging war virtually in the event of war. The highest rank is Supreme Commander, held by the Emperor.

IGD

The IGD is the elite forces of Monmark, tasked with the protection of the Royal Family, the Grand Chancellor, and the Parliament in peace, and Special Operations in war. The Government has yet to declassify most of the structure of the IGD.

RMN

The RMN is the naval arm of the IDC, charged with protecting any coastline from threats. The highest ranks are Supreme Commander held by the Emperor, and Grand Admiral, held by HM Vincent II of Paland. While no vessels have been acquired for the navy as of yet, the Government plans to have all aquatic vessels in the nation be state owned, but loaned to civilians in peacetime, and requisitioned during war time for defense of the nation.

National symbols

List of national and official symbols of Monmark

Symbol Name Image
National Flag National flag of Monmark New Monmarkian Imperial Standard.png
National Coat of Arms National Coat of Arms of Monmark Monmark -New National CoA.png
National motto Mit Gott für Kaiser und Reich!
National anthem Heil dir im Siegerkranz
National flower Bluebonnet
National tree Pine
National church Church of Monmark No image available-VH.png
National sport Field lacrosse
Patron saint Saint Patrick
National language English
German
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Nobility

The Nobility of Monmark is complex and flexible to allow one person to have many titles. Monmark’s nobility doesn’t hold many privileges outside of the right to hold titles and Coats of Arms, despite this, Monmark’s government is predominantly made up of nobles, who have been ennobled for their service to Monmark.

Foreign relations

Treaties signed and bilateral relations

Informal relations

Unilateral recognition

Unrecognized nations

Organizations

  • No flag Abelden.png League of Independent Nations (Member state from 31 May to 1 November)
  • CupertinoPan.svg Cupertino Alliance (Observer state from 7 November 2020-25 November 2020; Member State since 25 November 2020)
  • Kongreso de Esperanto Mikronacioj (Member)
  • Kongress von Deutsch sprechen Mikronationen (Leads)
  • Veskraita Treaty Pact (Defunct) (Led)
  • Monmarkian Commonwealth. (Leads, as Hegemon)

Classifications

Dresner

Monmark scores a 2.8 on the Dresner Scale of Classification.

Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness

Monmark scores a 3.8 on Roscoe's Scale of Micronational Seriousness.