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Federated States of Gapla
Federated States of Gapla |
Erit Ergo Justitia (Latin: Justice Will Be Served)
Near Irvine, CA, United States |
|Capital city||Great Gapla City|
|Largest city||Northern Emeralkia|
|Official language(s)||English, Korean|
No Official Religion, But the Population is |
|Legislature||Parliament of the Federated States of Gapla|
|Established||February 28, 2019|
|Area claimed||About 20,000 Sq. Feet|
|Population||112 Estimated Population|
|Currency||Gapla Dollar (G$)|
|Time zone||GMT-8, (GMT-7 in Daylight Savings Time)|
Official Government Website
The Federated States of Gapla, more commonly known as Gapla, is a micronation in the Western Coast of the United States in Southern California.
Gapla was established on the 28th of February 2019 and is still active. It is part of the Micronations United for Progress, the League of Independent Nations, and the Alliance of Micronational Crowns. As a federation of 15 states, it is very democratic, focuses on the liberty and human rights, and believes all humans are created equal.
The Politics of Gapla include a freedom of political parties movement, and an active representative government called the Parliament of the Federated States of Gapla, or more commonly known as simply Parliament.
The Federated States of Gapla focuses on the Montevideo Convention of the Rights and Duties of States criteria for statehood. Under this, a nation has to fulfill four requirements to become a state (Permanent Population, A Defined Territory, Government, and Capacity to Enter in Relations with Other States.) Although Gapla is focused on this, following these requirements does not constitute recognition by Gapla, as that needs to be approved by Parliament and the President.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Politics and Government
- 4 Geography and Climate
- 5 National Holidays/Important Days
- 6 Leaders
- 7 Currency
- 8 External Links
- 9 Symbols
Gapla's name came from thin air, as the current president of the Federated States of Gapla, Wyatt Seungri Baek, decided it was a good and suitable name for the micronation. The "Federated States of" part came on union day when the current president decided to (on March 7, 2019) let states unite into the union. A few months later, the name was added.
The Federated States of Gapla originated as the Principality of Gapla, ruled by the current president. Gapla offered royalty/nobility but didn't sell it. Gapla joined the League of Micronations and the Micronations United for Progress in this period. After this period, the people of Gapla declared a new federation, the Federated States of Gapla, formed of 9 states and 6 territories (15 States and Territories). Eventually, seeing that the League of Micronations was focused on micronational war, Gapla left the League of Micronations, as Gapla is against intermicronational war.
Politics and Government
Politics: Political Parties
Active Political Parties
- Liberal Union Party of Gapla
- Libertarian Economical Moderate Party of Gapla
- Environmentalist Violet Party of Gapla
- Conservative Party of Gapla
- Worker's Grand Party of Gapla
Proposed Political Parties
- Monarchist Party of Gapla
- Constitution Party of Gapla
- United Independent Politicians of Gapla
Politics: The Government
In Gapla, the Government is left-leaning in politics because the president is part of the Liberal Union party. As a federation of 15 states, it is very democratic, focuses on the liberty and human rights, and believes all humans are created equal. Even though this is true, the freedom of political parties is exercised and cannot be denied by the president. Although, that doesn't matter, because the president supports the freedom of political parties and political expression.
The main body of Government is called the Parliament of the Federated States of Gapla. It has power over laws, and the president. It can deny any powers of the president, and can revise laws and the constitution.
Ministries are parts of parliament that decide different things according to their specialty. A list of them is below:
List of Ministries
- Ministry of Public Welfare
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Ministry of the Armed Forces
- Ministry of Defense
- Ministry of Communications
- Ministry of Operations
- Ministry of Education
- Ministry of Statistics
- Ministry of Records
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Immigration and Citizenship
- Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Geography and Climate
The geography of Gapla is fairly flat land, as Gapla is located in Southern California.
Gapla's current weather forecast (the weather forecast of Irvine, CA) is available at this link: https://weather.com/weather/today/l/647f0ae4a3b3500e4e0204b5f21a58b5117f635b1bd6b99e00fe80e95325991b
The Weather and Climate in Gapla is fairly sunny normally, as Gapla is located near Southern California.
National Holidays/Important Days
- 28 February - Independence Day
- 13 January - Freedom Day
- 6 March - Union Day
- 23 March - Constitution Day
- 2 May - Government Day
- 1 September - School Starts in Gapla
- 10 September - Attack on South Cove Island
Presidents of Gapla
In Gapla, a president serves for six months. After the six months, a new president, or a re-election occurs. There are unlimited terms to president.
|Name of the President||Political Party||Term Number||President Number||Term Dates||Notes||Vice President|
|Wyatt Seungri Baek||Liberal Union||1||1||28 February 2019 - 28 August 2019||Served as Prince of the Principality of Gapla||Mirabelle Wang|
|2||29 August 2019 - Predicted 28 February 2019||None||Vera Lily Sy|
Vice Presidents of Gapla
In Gapla, a vice president serves for six months. After the six months, a new vice president, or a re-election occurs. There are unlimited terms to vice president.
|Name of the Vice President||Political Party||Term Number||Vice President Number||Term Dates||President|
|Mirabelle Wang||Enviornmentalist Violet||1||1||28 February 2019 - 28 August 2019||Wyatt Seungri Baek|
|Vera Lily Sy||Ran for Communist Worker's, but then switched to Independent.||1||2||29 August 2019 - Predicted 28 February 2019|
Information about Vice Presidents
- A Vice President's only job is to assist the president and provide them good information
- A Vice President's political party and the president's may differ.
Gapla's currency used to be the Micro and the Nano, used by the Micronations United for Progress. We are still a member state, but we have established a new system called the Gapla Dollar (G$.) One Gapla Dollar equals Five U.S. cents. We also accept the LIN (League of Independent Nations) Yron, and the Alliance of Micronational Crowns Royal Dramme.
Bills and Coins
The bills and coins can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/document/d/14NEttgaGlOUeV7BisxLJlj9cijVoGqElgA77eoQTsR4/edit?usp=sharing.
- Official Government Website: gaplagov.org
- Website of the Micronations United for Progress: sites.google.com/view/micronationsunitedforprogress
- Website of the League of Independent Nations: l-i-n.boards.net
- Reddit Page: https://www.reddit.com/r/GaplaOfficial/