Duchy of Rivuletingham

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Duchy of Rivuletingham
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Motto
Omne de rebus (Latin: Everything matters)
Anthem
Little ode to Rivuletingham
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Location of Rivuletingham within Czechia and Czech micronations
Capital cityRivuletingham town
Largest cityRivuletingam town
Official language(s)Official: English
Recognised: Czech, Wallachian and Lachian dialekt
Official religion(s)Atheism, pastafarianism
Short nameRivuletingham
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DemonymRivuletinghamian, Rivuletinghamese
GovernmentIndividual government
- Duke of RivuletinghamVáclav Rivuletinghamský
Established28th January 2020
Area claimed0,05 km²
Population7 residents
1 citizen (as of 2019 census)
Time zone(UTC+1)
National animalDeer

Duchy of Rivuletingham, more commonly known as Rivuletingham, is a micronation in Central Europe, east of Czechia.

Etymology

Name Rivuletingham, literally translated as Settlement of people by the rivulet, is based on geografical position of the duchy.

History

The area was first mapped in 1833 as part of the Imperial Obligatory Imprint of the Stable Cadastre of Moravia and Silesia. From this map it is readable that there were 4 wooden houses in the territory, a meadow in the middle, a forest in the east and west. The second map comes from 1913 and shows only two houses (wooden and brick). Other buildings were built here in the 1970s.

Politics and government

Rivuletingham the duchy, ruled by a duke, whose title is hereditary. The power of this Duke is limited in the Constitution.

Law and order

The basic charter of laws is the Constitution, which, among other things, limits the power of the duke. The function of the Chief Justice is exercised by the duke.

Foreign relations

Rivuletingham is member of Monarchisticko-křesťanská aliance (Monarchist-Christian Alliance)

Military

At the moment Rivuletingham has no army or armed forces. The Duke, however, plans to establish an armed unit.

Geography and climate

The Duchy is located on the slope of Bukovina Hill, so the difference between the lowest and the highest point is about 30 meters. The highest point of Rivuletingham, Heap view, is located on the northern border. Rivuletingham is situated on the border of oceanic and continental climate. Thanks to oceanic air masses there are mild winters and cooler summers. Snow holds here the longest along the southern border, because here sheds a forest from the left bank of Kněhyňka. There are three streams, the largest Kněhyňka describing the southern border, Malá Bukovina, flowing along the eastern border and Velká Bukovina in the west. Watercourses are currently paying for long-term drought.

Economy

Due to the size of the territory, import has a great advantage over export. Potatoes, forage, and to a lesser extent zucchini, peas, tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, plums and apples are grown on the territory. Plums and apples are fermented on the territory, and in the Czech Republic they are burned on alcohol.