Empire Fédéral du Nouveau-Lochaber

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Empire Fédéral du Nouveau-Lochaber
Drapeau du Royaume de Nouveau-Lochaber.jpgArmoiries de l'Emire du Nouveau-Lochaber.png

French :Le Peuple est fort, l'Empire est fier, l'Empereur Défend
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Glencoe, Lochaber, Scotland
Montpellier, Occitanie, France
Capital cityMontpellier
Largest cityMontpellier
Official language(s)French
Official religion(s)Laic
Short nameNouveau-Lochaber
GovernmentAbsolute Monarchy (with a secondary constitution)
- EmperorGoran I
LegislatureCouncil of Ministers
Established12 January 2019
Time zoneUTC
National sportSwimming and fishing
National animalScots cats
Patron saintSt. Andrews and Saint Roch

The Empire Fédéral du Nouveau-Lochaber (Federal Empire of Nouveau-Lochaber), commonly known as Nouveau-Lochaber, is a micronation located in the Scottish Highlands and the French city of Montpellier(where the imperial city is based). Nouveau-Lochaber is an absolute monarchy. The Empire became Federal the 11th of November 2020, to a better governance all over the territory.


The etymology of Nouveau-Lochaber can be divided into two parts:

  • the ancient Province of Lochaber(or the British constiuency of Ross, Skye and Lochaber), where Nouveau-Lochaber's Scottish territory, the village of Glencoe, is located
  • the French word "nouveau", which can be derived from the Latin word "novus"(meaning "new")


Nouveau-Lochaber was founded on 1 December 2019. On the same day, the Empire's present territories were claimed.

Politics and government

Nouveau-Lochaber is an absolute monarchy; that is, the Emperor has all powers inside the government. The judicial system of Nouveau-Lochaber is managed by the Imperial Supreme Court.

Law and order

All forms of segregation or discriminations, whether by race, origin, or gender, are outlawed in Nouveau-Lochaber. In addition, the Emperor holds final say in a trial. The Empire does not have a standing army; however, it is defined in the constitution.


The monarchy of Nouveau-Lochaber is headed by an Emperor or Empress, depending on the monarch's gender. The current Emperor is Goran I, who may be styled as Goran I of Montpellier.

The coat of arms of Goran I of Montpellier

Foreign relations

Unilateral recognization

Recognition refused

Geography and climate

The geography and climate of Nouveau-Lochaber can change depending from territory to territory. In Glencoe, the average temperature is 8.6°C(47.5°F), and lies 12m above sea level. In Montpellier, France, the average weather is 20°C(68°F), and sits 30m above sea level.

Culture and media

The culture of Nouveau-Lochaber is based upon the cultures of the Scottish Highlands and the French region of Occitanie.

Honorifics decorations and titles

Work in progress