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People's Republic of Koya
| People's Republic of Koya|
Koya no Jinmin Kyōwakoku
("Peace, independence, unity and prosperity")
|Official language(s)||Japanese, Okinawan, English|
|Official religion(s)||Shinto, native Ryukyuan religion, Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism|
|Government||Marxist-Leninist single-party state|
|- President||Luke Walker|
|- Prime Minister||Tracie Fawcett|
|Established||6 April 2014|
|Currency||Yen (¥) / En 円 (KPY)|
|Time zone||Mainland Koya|
Koya Island, officially the People's Republic of Koya, is a micronation made up of two lands: Koya Island and Tokenawa. Mainland Koya is located in East Asia, Tokenawa is located on Great Britain. The country is a one-party communist state governed by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Okinokyo. Although Koya is officially a cultural Japanese-style communist state, elections are held. The Koyanese government states it is heavily influenced by Luke Walker's Thoughts and the writings of Karl Marx and V.I. Lenin. The Koyanese government states it focuses on creating a classless society.
History of Munakata, Fukuoka
The area has prospered from trade with China and Korea from ancient times. It has a world heritage candidate (Okinoshima) at Munakata Shrine. Munakata Shrine specifies itself as the territory of the god of Kyūshū during the Asuka period — ranging from Onga in the east, south to Wakamiya and Miyata, and Shingū in the west. During the age of civil wars a daimyo with leading Shinto priest and Munakata Ujisada of Munakata Shrine established Tsutagadake castle (Mount Jo). Through this, Munakata, Onga and Kurate were protected from invasion by other daimyos such as Tachibana Dōsetsu and the Ōtomo clan. There are also ghost stories connected with the area since the Yamada incident arose. On April 1, 2003, Munakata absorbed the town of Genkai (from Munakata District to create the new and expanded city of Munakata. On March 28, 2005, the village of Ōshima (also from Munakata District) was absorbed into Munakata. In the earthquake on March 20, 2005, damage was done in various parts of the city. The quake registered just under five on the Japan Meteorological Agency seismic intensity scale.
Establishment of the People's Republic of Koya
On 6 April 2014, the day after Koya Island was discovered, Luke Walker proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of Koya in the capital city of Okinokyo. Next day, the Koyanese government wrote a letter to the Japanese government and the British government about the micronation's claim of independency.
Koya is a self-proclaimed communist state. The Koyanese government is reported to be powerful and less limited than in traditional republics. The constitution describes the Communist Party as the "leading party of the state and society". The leader of the Communist Party is concurrently the President of the People's Republic of Koya, the incumbent being Luke Walker. The Koyanese national legislature, the People's Diet, is the largest organ of power. The Supreme Court of Koya serves as the nation's highest judicial branch of the state's leadership. It is also the court of last resort for all appeals against the rulings of provincial courts.
The PRK has relations with a few other micronations, its legitimacy is disputed by the People's Republic of Koya and a few other micronations. Much of current Koyanese foreign policy is reportedly based on the government of the People's Republic of Koya, and is also driven by the concept of "harmony without uniformity", which encourages diplomatic relations between micronations despite ideological differences.
The Ministry of the People's Armed Forces maintains the People's Armed Forces of Koya (PAFK), which serves as the military force of the country. The People's Armed Forces of Koya is the name for the collective armed personnel of the Koyanese military. It has four branches: Ground Force, Naval Force, Air Force, Special Operations Force.
Mainland Koya is located on Koya Island in East Asia. Koya Island's landscape has rocks. Tokenawa is located on the western side of York, Britain. It's neighbor is the United Kingdom. Okinokyo, national capital of Koya is located in Tokenawa.
The Koyanese government called the stage of "general democratic transformation," the economy remained primarily agrarian and underdeveloped. The state began to develop industry based on processing of products and crops.
The official currency of Koya is the Koyanese yen.
The Ministry of Health, together with its counterparts in the provincial health bureaux, oversees the first aid needs of the Koyanese population. An emphasis on public first aid and preventive first aid has characterized Koyanese first aid policy, the Communist Party started the Patriotic Fist Aid Campaign, which was aimed at improving sanitation and hygiene, as well as treating and preventing several bacteria.
Traditional Koyanese arts include crafts such as ceramics, textiles, lacquerware, swords and dolls; performances of bunraku, kabuki, noh, dance, and rakugo; and other practices, the ceremony, ikebana, martial arts, calligraphy, origami, onsen, Geisha and games.
Koyanese cuisine is based on combining w:staple_foods staple foods, typically Koyanese rice or noodles, with a soup and okazu — dishes made from fish, vegetable, tofu and the like – to add flavor to the staple food.
Traditionally, karate is considered Taipan's national sport. Taipanese martial arts such as judo and kendo are also widely practiced and enjoyed by spectators in the country. Taipanese people plays oldest sporting cultures in the world. Some of the most popular sports in the country include martial arts, basketball, football, table tennis, badminton, swimming and snooker. Board games such as go, xiangqi, and more recently chess, are also played at a professional level.