Kingdom of The Danube

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The Kingdom of The Danube
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Motto
With God We Thrust
Anthem
Great River of Our Homeland
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Capital Porvences
Capital city Nova Wein
Largest city Nova Wein
Official language(s) English, German , Latin
Official religion(s) Roman Catholicism(Official),Judaism, Methodist/Lutheran Church (Minority Tolerated)
Short name The Danube
Demonym Danubine
Government Constitutional Monarchy/Transitional Government(Until Elections)
- King Alexander Von Hapsburg
- Prime Minster John Otto
- President Election Pending
Legislature Danubine Parliament[1]
Established June 6 2016 / August 10 (Joined Nedland) October 30 reestablished
Population 15 As of November 2
Currency US Dollar (Transitional) Pace (Offical)
Time zone DST
National sport Swimming
National animal Lion
Patron saint St. Alban Roe


History

Prince Alexander's Reign

The current prince has been on the thrown since foundation. On 12/21/16 the possibility of Alexander taking on a Grand Duchess became more likely. He has created initiatives for parliament to pass better human rights laws and most importantly the Danubine equivalent to right to work.

Two Princes Era

The original idea for the nation was to have a co-principality. From 7/6/16 to 8/12/16 Prince Alexander and Prince Casimir ruled a Diarchy. Casimir was embroiled in a crouption scandal and was asked to resign by parliament.

Nedland Era

The Danube was a Vilayet of Nedland after The Time of 2 States The Old Principality Joined Nedland.

Crown Dependencies/Protectorates

The Danube has multiple client states.

Lazagastan

The Duchy of Lazagastan is a Crown Dependency of The Danube and was formed after the prince's friends wanted a micronation so Alexander offed the title of Duke to his most trusted advisor Luke Sarifos.

Chesterfield

The Free City of Chesterfield is Protectorate of The Danube. The Danube won a war against The Republic of Chesterfield and annexed most of its land except for the capital city which became The Free City of Chesterfield. Plans for Chesterfields incorporation into The Danube are slated for September 2017.

Government

In addition to parliament, The Danube has a Prime Minister and President. The Prime Minister's name is John Otto. The Prime Minister's job is represent the people and lead government.

Parliament

The Parliament is made of two main parties: Capitalist and Moderate. Parliamentary elections are every year.

Crown and Monarchy

The Prince is Related to The Family of Hapsburg.

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This is the Royal Standard for The Danube

Constitution[2]

On this day of the seventh month of the year two thousand and sixteen, let it be known that this holy and lawful document did come into existence that this document shall be known as the Articles of Freedom.


Presidential Power

One President shall be elected via bound delegates through local election. The President shall work with the parliament to propose and ratify laws. The President can veto laws and bills, appoint his/her own cabinet, nullify treaties with consent of the Prime Minister, and mobilize the military. The President serves a term of 1 year and can serve an infinite number of terms.


Parliamentary Power The parliament shall be elected via local election. The parliament shall draft laws. Parliament can override Presidential vetoes, declare war with consent of The King. An MP serves a term of 1 year and can serve an infinite number of terms. Parliament may amend the constitution with a ⅔ majority and consent of The King. The Leader of the majority party is also the Governor of Commonwealths

Prime Ministry power The prime minister will be appointed by The King from the ruling party and ratified by parliament. The prime minister will act as a delegate in elections and observe parliament. The Prime Minister can approve laws, sign official documents and treaties, and advise the King.


Royal Power There will be one King from the line of Habsburg or designated by the previous King. In times of crisis, all power shall revert the King six months under dictaturae ad tempus. If The King does not uphold The Articles of Freedom, parliament can usurp power for six months.

Judiciary Power The Judicial branch's only job is to punish criminals or free those wrongly convicted. It is the only branch not usurped during times of dictaturae ad tempus. They may overturn unconstitutional laws, acts, etc. The Judiciary branch will be made up of five judges appointed by The President and ratified by parliament.

Bill of rights Amendment I Parliament shall make no law restricting establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Amendment II A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Amendment III No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

Amendment IV The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment VI In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.

Amendment VII In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any Court of the Kingdom of the Danube, than according to the rules of the common law.

Amendment VIII Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Amendment IX The enumeration in the articles, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

Amendment X The powers not delegated to the Kingdom of the Danube by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

Amendment XI No person or Member of government shall cause the death of any citizen due to any violation of law.

Amendment XII No person shall deny you any of these right in a normal governmental case. (See Royal Power No.2)

Amendment XII No person may attempt to remove the King or any other member of the royal family from power.

Military

The Danubine Armed forces when mobilized can reach a maximum of 30 people, 15 artillery, 10 infantry and 5 cavalry (on bike). The only time these troops were called into duty was the Chesterfield wars.

Counter Terrorism Force

This sect of the army was created to combat terrorism domestically.

Culture

Danubine culture is a blend of American, Austrian and North African culture. For example, any state dinner uses nuts and figs to serve as an appetizer. The national dessert is Spiced Apple Strudel it sets itself apart from most other because it uses such as cinnamon (yes that's north African) or cloves.

Climate

Climate data for New Vennia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 39.7
(4.3)
39
(3.9)
45.5
(7.5)
59
(15.0)
77
(25)
86
(30)
90
(32)
81
(27.2)
72.3
(22.4)
63
(17.2)
52.9
(11.6)
43
(6.1)
101.8
(38.8)
Source: Google

Relations

Flag Official Name Macronation Status of Relations Type of Relations
Current flag.png The Kingdom Jupiter and Greater Territories United States Formal relations Full Alliance.
CoriaFlag.png The Republic of Coria Serbia Formal Relations Full Alliance.