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|largest_city      = [[MicroWiki:People%27s_Republic_of_Elmshorn/Elmshorn|Elmshorn]]
 
|largest_city      = [[MicroWiki:People%27s_Republic_of_Elmshorn/Elmshorn|Elmshorn]]
 
|languages          = German
 
|languages          = German
|religions          = Secular state; Protestantism and Islam somewhat popular
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|religions          = Secular state
 
|shortname          = Elmshornia
 
|shortname          = Elmshornia
 
|demonym            = Elmshornian
 
|demonym            = Elmshornian
|government        = Partially-[[w:socialist]] [[w:parliamentary republic]]
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|government        = Unitary socialist republic
 
|head of government = President
 
|head of government = President
 
|head of state      = Chancellor
 
|head of state      = Chancellor
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|hos_name          = Classified
 
|hos_name          = Classified
 
|3rd_h_name        =  
 
|3rd_h_name        =  
|legislature        = Parlament
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|legislature        = President
 
|type_a            = Type
 
|type_a            = Type
|type_b            = Bicameral
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|type_b            = One-person
|seats_a            = Seats
 
|seats_b            = 50
 
|election_a        = Last election
 
|election_b        = [[TBD]]
 
 
|established        = [[2019]]
 
|established        = [[2019]]
 
|area              = 21,37km²
 
|area              = 21,37km²
 
|population        = 3
 
|population        = 3
 
|population_notes  = (as of 2019 census)
 
|population_notes  = (as of 2019 census)
|currency          = [[w:Euro]]
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|currency          = [[w:Euro|Euro]]
 
|time_zone          = CET/CEST
 
|time_zone          = CET/CEST
 
|nat_sport          = Not doing anything
 
|nat_sport          = Not doing anything
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|web                = [https://elmshornrepublic.wordpress.com/ Government website (Mostly German)]
 
|web                = [https://elmshornrepublic.wordpress.com/ Government website (Mostly German)]
 
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The '''People's Republic of Elmshorn''', more commonly known as '''Elmshornia''' or '''Elmshornien''', is a [[micronation]] in Northern Germany.
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The '''People's Republic of Elmshorn''', more commonly known as '''Elmshornia''' or '''Elmshornien''', is a [[micronation]] in Germany.
  
It is ruled by a President, a Chancellor, and a bicameral parliament consisting of a lower house (Volkskammer) and upper house (Hoher Arbeiterrat). The incumbent President is Jaroslav Shchigunov.
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The incumbent President is Jaroslav Shchigunov.
  
 
It is currently made up of a single Federal City (Bundesstadt), the current capital of Elmshorn.
 
It is currently made up of a single Federal City (Bundesstadt), the current capital of Elmshorn.
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== Politics and government ==
 
== Politics and government ==
The government is controlled by a President and Chancellor, as well as a democratically elected bicameral parliament consisting of the People's Chamber (Volkskammer) and High Council of Workers (Hoher Arbeiterrat). It also has four ministries or Ämter (offices): the Verteidigungsamt (Defense Office) which controls the military, Sicherheitsamt (Security Office) which is responsible for both security and safety of the Elmshornian people, Presseamt (Press Office) which is responsible for providing news to the world and the Finanzamt (Treasury) which is responsible for keeping track of government property.
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The government is controlled by a President and Chancellor. It has four ministries or Ämter (offices): the Verteidigungsamt (Defense Office) which controls the military, Sicherheitsamt (Security Office) which is responsible for both security and safety of the Elmshornian people, Presseamt (Press Office) which is responsible for providing news to the world and the Finanzamt (Treasury) which is responsible for keeping track of government property.
  
 
=== Law and order ===
 
=== Law and order ===
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=== Military ===
 
=== Military ===
The Elmshorner Volksarmee (Elmshornian People's Army) is divided into 11 brigades (5 infantry, 3 artillery, 2 reconnaissance and 1 International Brigade), each of which is divided into 2-4 batallions, each of which is divided into 2-5 companies, each of which is divided into 2-6 platoons (''Züge''), each of which is divided into 3-8 squads (''Gruppen''), each of which is divided into 2-4 teams (''Trupps''), each of which contains 2-8 soldiers, though currently it only has 2 total.
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The Elmshorner Nationale Volksarmee (Elmshornian National People's Army) has no soldiers as of now.
  
 
== Geography and climate ==
 
== Geography and climate ==

Revision as of 15:43, 12 October 2019

People's Republic of Elmshorn
PRENewflag.png

Motto
Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt Euch! (German: Proletarians of the world, unite!)
Anthem
Auferstanden aus Ruinen
Elmshorn Kölln-Werke.jpeg
Elmshorn, PRE
Capital cityElmshorn
Largest cityElmshorn
Official language(s)German
Official religion(s)Secular state
Short nameElmshornia
DemonymElmshornian
GovernmentUnitary socialist republic
- ChancellorClassified
- PresidentJaroslav Shchigunov
LegislaturePresident
Established2019
Area claimed21,37km²
Population3 (as of 2019 census)
CurrencyEuro
Time zoneCET/CEST
National sportNot doing anything

Government website (Mostly German)

The People's Republic of Elmshorn, more commonly known as Elmshornia or Elmshornien, is a micronation in Germany.

The incumbent President is Jaroslav Shchigunov.

It is currently made up of a single Federal City (Bundesstadt), the current capital of Elmshorn. On 05/08/2019, the flag was changed to a black-red-gold tricolor with a red star.

Name

There are multiple theories about the etymology of the name Elmshorn. A theory backed by the government is that the name derives from hern or hjarn (Frisian: corner) and elve, likely a word for the Elbe River, which runs close by Elmshorn.

History

Elmshornia was founded on the 10th of June, 2019. There have been no major events since then.

Politics and government

The government is controlled by a President and Chancellor. It has four ministries or Ämter (offices): the Verteidigungsamt (Defense Office) which controls the military, Sicherheitsamt (Security Office) which is responsible for both security and safety of the Elmshornian people, Presseamt (Press Office) which is responsible for providing news to the world and the Finanzamt (Treasury) which is responsible for keeping track of government property.

Law and order

Policing is controlled by the Sicherheitsamt, which currently has 0 employees. The judicial system is a secondary responsibility of the upper house of parliament.

Foreign relations

Elmshornia currently has no foreign relations.

Military

The Elmshorner Nationale Volksarmee (Elmshornian National People's Army) has no soldiers as of now.

Geography and climate

Elmshorn contains two rivers, the Krückau and the Offenau, as well as a forest, the Liether Wald.

Economy

The main industry of Elmshorn is the food industry with the cereal company Peter Kölln.

Culture and media

A traditional dish in Elmshorn are the so-called Graue Erbsen, a stew of marrowfat peas softened in water and boiled for multiple hours. The main news outlets of the PRE are its YouTube channel and the Presseamt news agency.


External links

Official government site (Mostly German, advertisement for the military in English) Official government YouTube channel (German, some English)