Commonwealth of Hobartstown and Victoria
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| Commonwealth of Hobartstown and Victoria |
In life, we live
Our hope, our home
|Capital city||(and largest province) |
|Official language(s)||English, |
|Official religion(s)||Orthodox Catholicism|
|Short name||Hobartstown and Victoria|
|Government||Unitary parliamentary |
|- Sovereign||Jonathan, Grand Duke of the Bregne|
|- Governor-General||Victoria Mary von Bregne-Liszt|
|- Prime Minister||Lucien Christian Albertschine de Chavannes|
|Established||31 March 2013|
|Currency||Hobartian and Victorian golden pound|
|Time zone||UTC-5:00 (standard time) |
UTC-4:00 (summer time)
|Patron saint||Virgin Mary |
Hobartstown and Victoria, (Dutch: Hobartsstad en Victoria) officially the Commonwealth of Hobartstown and Victoria (Dutch: Het Gemenebest van Hobartsstad en Victoria), is an Atlantic nation-state situated on the island of Great Britain and in northeastern Anglo-America. Hobartstown and Victoria has a low population density with the population mainly concentrated in the northwestern half of the country. Hobartstown and Victoria's capital city is Bregne, which is also the largest city. Since her founding Hobartstown and Victoria has generally been at peace and has largely avoided war.
Today, Hobartstown and Victoria is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy form of government and remains a regional power with significant cultural, economic, and political influence in the Anglosphere. Hobartstown and Victoria has the world's eighteenth-highest Human Development Index, a high life expentancy at birth, and a one hundred per cent literacy rate. Hobartstown and Victoria has a long history of armed neutrality, but is notably a member of the Grand Unified Micronational.
Union with Havnesgade-Amager
Modern Bregentine history begins with the establishment of Hobartstown and Victoria as Havnesgade-Amager, a semi-presidential, and later parliamentary-classical hybrid republic, on 1 June 2011. Hobartstown and Victoria remained a constituent state of Havnesgade-Amager until 31 March 2013. The period was one of great prosperity and progress for Hobartstown and Victoria, especially in terms of cultural advancement and the construction of diplomatic relationships. The Bregentine state, when unified with Havnesgade-Amager allowed for the growth of the various countries which later became a part of Havnesgade-Amager, most notably Montania, which blossomed into the Ashukov Federation upon Havnesgade-Amager's collapse on 5 April 2013.
The union with Havnesgade-Amager, was dominated by the first Bregentine Prime Minister, historically termed Minister-President, Lucien Christian Albertschine de Chavannes. Albertschine de Chavannes introduced a series of reforms to the Amagerian state. The crowning achievement of Albertschine's presidency and later premiership was the restoration of order and the rule of law after the Winter Crises, observed in Hobartstown and Victoria as the Friday of Liberty.
Albertschine de Chavannes' pragmatic management of the Winter Crises resulted in the successful adoption of the May Constitution, based on the German Basic Law and the Treaty of Amasburg, Havnesgade-Amager's basic law when governed as a mandate of the now defunct Organisation of Active Micronations. This established a stable government, with free and democratic elections being held for the first time on 3 June 2012.