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Barony of Leichter
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| Barony of Leichter |
La Vie et La Victoire!
(French: Life and Victory)
|Official language(s)||English, French|
|Established||22 May 2003|
|Time zone||Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5)|
The Barony was founded on 22 May 2003 by the First Charter.
The Barony has a temperate climate with four pronounced seasons. It has grass fields, meadows, and forested areas. There are no permanent bodies of water, however there is a brook in Wekgweryhaerky Forest during prolonged rain. There are some hills in the Barony, but none exceed a three metre height difference.
The Barony is a monarchy with no electoral institutions. However, it is governed by charters that imply limits on the powers of the Baron. Currently, the First Charter and Second Charter are in force, but the Third Charter is being written and will superseded the previous two.
There are five official holidays:
- Barony Day (22 May) - Celebrate the founding of the Barony in 2003.
- Flag Day (24 June) - Celebrate the first flag of the Barony, adopted in 2003. All new flags must be adopted on this day.
- Pear Toss Day (23 August) - An annual event where the Baron and subjects throw pears at a wall to celebrate the harvest.
- Twin Oak Remembrance Day (6 October) - A remembrance for the twin oak that fell on 6 October 2006.
- Chinese Cuisine Day (25 December) - An annual celebration of delicious Chinese cuisine, usually imported.
Cuisine in the Barony is varied. Soups and omelettes are popular. Quinoa is the national grain.