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Nation of Durkadurkagradstania
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Durkadurkagradstania was a micronation within the country of Canada, and was located within the province of Saskatchewan. It claimed 2 isolated, uninhabited islands, which are mainly flat and forested.
- 1 History
- 2 Politics
- 3 Provinces
- 4 Credo
- 5 Culture
- 6 Traditions, and Important Dates
- 7 Religion
Durkadurkagradstania was founded on January 26th, 2006. It was created by its 3 original, and present, government members. Matthew Smith-Neuert was appointed Presenkragen (a Mikolian term, literally "Present Leader"), Mike Cleveland was appointed the Vice Presenkragen, and Jesse Walby was appointed the War General. From this point, the micronation of 3 members soon grew as each member recruited people from the school they were attending.
Several Durkadurkagradstanian symbols and terms can be connected to the Soviet Union. The 3 original MKP's (Members of Kragen Plaza) had a strong interest in World War II history, and along with that a strong interest in the Soviet Union. At first, the micronation was even considered the last remaining satellite of the Soviet Union, but this ideology was soon dropped. Governmental dress, as well as military dress, are strongly Soviet influenced, and possibly some World War II German (no Swastikas, SS, etc. Durkadurkagradstania holds a very strong platform against Fascism).
Although Durkadurkagradstania's Independence has not yet been formally declared, among its people the date is that of Vlashiv, or January 26, 2006.
November 1st, 2008 Recitizenization
As of November 1st, 2008 all Durkadurkagradstanian Citizenships are being suspended, as all Citizens must fill out new, more informative Citizenship Application Forms. This will also help to see how many active members are within Durkadurkagradstania. Government positions will remain.
The date of its disestablishment seems to be unknown, but it is currently defunct for unknwon reasons.
Durkadurkagradstania is a Constitutional Monarchy, with the Presenkragen as the ruling monarch. The Vice Presenkragen is in charge of Kragen Plaza (Kragen Plaza translates to "Leader Plaza", and is the Durkadurkagradstanian version of Parliament). The current government was created by appointment of individuals who felt they could handle the position they wanted- and this has actually worked out quite well. The Constitution that Durkadurkagradstania enforces, is the Ptyxurian Constitution (the Constitution created by one of Durkadurkagradstania's former allies, Ptyxur, who unfortunately collapsed). There is only one political party, since the government has not yet been challenged. To date, the party in control of the country does not abide by a name, but could simply be called the Party of the Right.
Durkadurkagradstania currently operates by City States, meaning that each city is considered to be a different state. The Capital City State is Vokinhsalk, and it is here that Kragen Plaza is located. The second state, the Industrial State, is Tromovolkistanikihalla-allahgrad (pronounced "Tromo-voke-ah-stan-ih-kih-hallah-allah-grad). The Industrial State was added to Durkadurkagradstania as of October 21, 2008. The Presenkragen is in charge of Vokinhsalk, the Vice Presenkragen administrates Tromovolkistanikihalla-allahgrad, and the War General administrates Mingyland.
It should also be noted that each City claims its own flag.
The Credo of Durkadurkagradstania, recited upon becoming a new citizen of the country, was created January 26th, 2006. It expresses the objectives of the micronation and its beliefs. It is written in English and translated into Mikolian below.
- Freedom comes before Profit,
- Honor before Profit,
- People before Profit,
- No one person is better or lower than any other person,
- Together WE are Brothers and Sisters; we are a Family,
- We will work together to reach our goals,
- I will lend my services to others in times of need,
- I am a true citizen of Durkadurkagradstania
- Freytum heisse prevyit Profka,
- Hanja prevyit Profka,
- Har prevyit Profka,
- Nyet stula harset eis yehsha yi lawjer yut anna ojuh harset,
- Solventia harus unt Brajja und Sikka; harus unt th’ Famchka,
- Harus billen travaille solventia jiman extension harur objectifa,
- Ha billen lendt mein servika jiman ojuh ein tahmen ka assistantia,
- Ha fr’th’ vrai chitizenka auf Durkadurkagradstania
The members of Durkadurkagradstania came from numerous backgrounds. They include:
And the list goes on as more people decide to become Citizens.
Durkadurkagradstania also had its own informational services via popular sites such as Youtube and Blogger. These institutions are controlled by the Minister of Media and Propaganda, Thomas J. Wilson.
Traditions, and Important Dates
January 26, 2006
Vlashiv (pronounced "Vlash-ee-vey"). Date to commemorate the founding of the micronation. It was usually celebrated similar to a 4th of July celebration in the USA.
The national sport of Durkadurkagradstania was paintball. The government strongly encouraged people to get into the sport.
Durkadurkagradstania was renowned for its Apple-strawberry mead.
Hunting and Fishing
The original MKP's were avid outdoorsmen, hence this interest has carried through to the interest of the country.
Durkadurkagradstania was founded upon the principles of Christianity, although several denominations are included through its members. A Celtic-styled cross can be found on the Country's flag. Later on, the country's MKP's hold a very strong platform against abortion and eugenics.