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'''Unicornia''', also referred to as the '''Principality of Unicornia''', is a [[micronation]] in the [[w:Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest|deciduous forest]] region of [[w:North America|North America]], and a landlocked enclave of the [[w:United States|United States of America]]. It is a ''de facto'' satellite state of the [[Grand Duchy of Navārdia]] due to heavy social and military influence from the neighboring nation. It is made up of a single, contiguous piece of land just south of Navārdia’s capital.
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'''Unicornia''', also referred to as the '''State of Unicornia''', is a [[micronation]] in the [[w:Temperate broadleaf and mixed forest|deciduous forest]] region of [[w:North America|North America]], and a landlocked enclave of the [[w:United States|United States of America]]. It is a ''de facto'' satellite state of the [[Grand Duchy of Navārdia]] due to heavy social and military influence from the neighboring nation. It is made up of a single, contiguous piece of land just south of Navārdia’s capital.
  
 
Unicornia‘s original population was two, as its diarchs founded the nation together, but its other residents have become associated with the country since then. The government is a near absolute diarchy, with constitutional restrictions to prevent abuse of power.
 
Unicornia‘s original population was two, as its diarchs founded the nation together, but its other residents have become associated with the country since then. The government is a near absolute diarchy, with constitutional restrictions to prevent abuse of power.

Revision as of 17:22, 5 December 2019

Unicornia
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Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
Capital cityRoyal Residence
Official language(s)English
Official religion(s)Christianity
DemonymUnicornian
GovernmentUnitary constitutional diarchy
EstablishedOctober 8th, 2019
Area claimed0.59 acres
Population4
CurrencyUndecided
Time zoneEastern
National animalUnicorn


Unicornia, also referred to as the State of Unicornia, is a micronation in the deciduous forest region of North America, and a landlocked enclave of the United States of America. It is a de facto satellite state of the Grand Duchy of Navārdia due to heavy social and military influence from the neighboring nation. It is made up of a single, contiguous piece of land just south of Navārdia’s capital.

Unicornia‘s original population was two, as its diarchs founded the nation together, but its other residents have become associated with the country since then. The government is a near absolute diarchy, with constitutional restrictions to prevent abuse of power.

Unicornia lacks a web presence of its own, though the Navārdian government has attempted to ensure some level of awareness about its presence in the community. Because of its offline nature, Navārdia is the only nation to make contact with Unicornia. Its location and status make it eligible to join the Atlanta Regional Union.

History

On October 8th of 2019, Grand Duke Casper of Navārdia went to visit a a pair of sisters that happened to be his friends. During their meeting, one of the girls said that she thought it would be interesting to be a queen or princess. Casper explained that she could start a micronation, and showed her Navārdia’s national website to demonstrate the idea. Both of the sisters were interested in the idea, and decided to start a country of their own. Later that day, Unicornia was formally created and the government was formed: a diarchy, run by the sisters.

Casper wasn’t fully aware that they had founded a nation, but heard the name Unicornia a lot over the following weeks. The entire government - two people at the time - wanted to find out if Unicornia was a local nation as they thought it was, both to establish relations and potentially found the Atlanta Sectorial Union. On October 29th, the diarchs met with Casper again. The trio of leaders discussed Unicornia, and by the end of the meetup a treaty had been signed. Mutual recognition was established, and Navārdia agreed to defend its younger neighbor.

Over the next two months, Navārdian and Unicornian leaders made state visits a commonality. The diarchs displayed new art pieces and monuments and Casper brought resources for trade.

Politics & Government

Unicornia’s constitution gives near absolute power to the diarchs. Almost all government duties are handled by the nation’s leaders, but checks are put in place to preserve human rights and democracy. Should the diarchs abuse their powers, it is completely legal for citizens to remove the leaders from office or otherwise restore a healthy balance of power.

Foreign Relations

Though there are a handful of requirements for recognitions, Unicornia’s foreign policy is mainly based the discretion of its rulers. It has unilaterally recognized all members of the United Nations, but only established formal relations with one other government.

Military

Due to its small population and lack of interest, Unicornia has no formal military. Its citizens could form a militia, but the government has stated that it would probably be ineffective. Because of this, the main military presence in the country is Navārdia’s Internal Services Office.

Geography

Unicornia claims a 0.59 acre lot surrounded by Peachtree City, Georgia. Its geography and climate rarely differ from the city it borders. Holly bushes and pine trees are commonplace in the area. Unicornia’s art based culture seeps into the geography of the area as well, with painted rocks surrounding the capital of the nation, the royal residence, which is just a normal house.