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Empire of Lifréia
| Império de Lifréia |
Empire of Lifréia
Ex Rex Veritas
(Latin: In King Truth)
Rule Lifre (Instrumental)
Map of the territory claimed by The Empire Of Lifréia on Wolin.
|Official language(s)||Portuguese (de facto)|
|- Kanfre||HFM Kanfre Lopes I|
|- Premier||Paulo Ricardo|
|Legislature||Imperial Senate of Lifréia|
|Area claimed||265 km²|
|Population||3 (as of 2016 census)|
|Currency||Lifre (Ł) (de jure) |
Real (BRL) (de facto)
|National dish||Baked onions|
|Patron saint||St.Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II of Russia|
The Empire Of Lifréia (In Portuguese: lifɾɛia) is a micronation founded on may of 2015 by the Kanfre Lopes I. It is a constitutional monarchy. The Principality Of Nossia was part of Lifréia from may 2015 to december 2015, declaring its independance in the 5th of January of the following year. After a voluntary break to focus on his studies, the Kanfre declared Lifréia active again in the 7th of july, 2016, his sixteenth birthday.
The name "Lifréia" is latin for "Land of Lifre". Lifre being the mythological being of the Lifreian mithology, often called the "Dark Star of The Morning". Legend has that he killed his brother in a feud over his first cousin. Lifre won, but his soul was shattered, for he killed one of his own blood. The first known usage of the name was in a screenplay penned by Lopes I.
Lifreia was founded in may of 2015 by the Kanfre Lopes I. In the begining, it was only a country mentioned in a screenplay about espionage in the cold war. Becoming a micronational state during the year of 2015. Its foundation was declared in 7 of july of the same year. The Nossian-Lifreian Civil War was a conflict that ocurred from july 2015 to december 2015. With the "special region" of Nossia being ruled by a military junta in the aftermath while the Kanfre went to a diplomatic trip and the Prince went to self-imposed exile.
Government and politics
The empire is a monarchy (similar to Great Britain). After a governmental reestructuring in mid-july 2016, the senate that was a bicameral legislature, became unicameral. Its jurisdiction is subordinate to the Kanfre. Currently, The Empire of Lifréia is a one-party state, with the dominant (and only existing) party being the Nationalist Party Of Lifréia.
|His Faithful Majesty, Kanfre of the Empire of Lifréia||Lopes I|
|The Just and Magnanimous Premier of the Empire of Lifréia||Paulo Ricardo, Premier of the Empire of Lifréia|
|Senate voting system||Oligarchical|
National colors and symbols
Law and order
Law Enforcement Agencies
The law in Lifréia is uphold by the Crown's Armed Police. Being similar to a "military police", it is a Gendarmerie. It uses a wide range of airsoft pistols and rifles. Currently it is in a state of "major reestructuring".
- Principality of Nossia, since the 8th of january of 2016 (was previously part of the empire).
Lifréia currently enjoys good relations with its former province/"special region", but distrust is mutual.
- Kingdom of New France, since the 19th of july of 2016. The treaty of non-aggression and mutual recognition was signed by both H.F.M. Lopes I and H.M. King Leonard I.
Geography and climate
The climate in Wolin (the island and the city of the same name) is "[...] warm and temperate. The is a great deal of rainfall in Wolin, even in the driest month. This location is classified as Cfb by Köppen and Geiger. In Wolin, the average annual temperature is 8.7 °C. Precipitation here averages 547 mm."
Pratically non-existant at the moment. The currency is the Lifre, but the preffered (and actualy used) currency is the Brazillian Real (BRL).
With a very strong influence by the Polish culture, the Lifreian culture could be described as "very, very traditional". Lifre, the Capital, being described as a "European Floripa", with its brazilian influences, primarily by the strong Azorean culture provenient of the descendents that reside on the island of Florianópolis.
The most popular form of media in Lifréia is the cinema. The national film industry of Lifréia is semi-nonexistant, with the country being domined by foreign productions. Roughly, one screenplay is written every year, but does not end up being produced. Television is a secundary form of media, along with radio broadcasts. The lifreian literary industry consists primarily of short stories (or tales).
The Principality Of Nossia. Former Part of Lifréia from its founding to its declaration of independance.
-  Official site of the Empire of Lifréia (In portuguese).