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People's Republic of Orientia
People's Republic of Orientia
Anthem: Worker's Anthem of Orientia
|Largest city||Las Kritus|
|Recognised regional languages||Thai |
|Ethnic groups||55% Thai |
|Government||Federal Wattist dominant-party socialist republic|
|Independence from the Kingdom of Thailand|
• Declaration of Independence
|23 December 2018|
• Federation established
|8 October 2019|
• People's Republic established
|14 April 2020|
• Current Constitution
|16 April 2020|
|0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)|
• Water (%)
|0.00052/km2 (0.0/sq mi)|
|GDP (nominal)||2020 estimate|
|$58.82 ▲ (2020)|
• Per capita
|$0.5882 ▼ (2019)|
|Currency||Orientian Rigen (ℝ)|
|Drives on the||right|
The People's Republic of Orientia, more commonly known as Orientia, is a self-declared sovereign state or micronation located in Southeast Asia comprised of 11 states and 1 territory completely landlocked within the Kingdom of Thailand. Orientia is a federal Wattist dominant-party socialist republic with Pun Watta as the de jure democratically-elected President, head of government and the de facto 'dictator' of the nation, serving in his current position since the creation of the federation in October 2019. Over 100 residents live within Orientian borders, although less than 20 of them are legal citizens. The capital is Hui City, and the largest city is Las Kritus. Orientia has 2 national languages, Tinglish (a blend of Thai and English) and English. There are 2 regional languages: Thai and Isan.
Orientia was established as a republic on 23 December 2018, and was known as the Republic of Orientia. It later transitioned into an empire, then a grand republic, and then a federation, and on the 14th of April, 2020, it officially became the People's Republic of Orientia.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Geography
- 4 Government and politics
- 5 Economy
- 6 Culture
- 7 External links
- 8 References
- 23 December 2018 - 15 January 2019: Republic of Orientia
- 15 January 2019 - 8 May 2019: Empire of Orientia
- 8 May 2019 - 8 October 2019: Grand Republic of Orientia
- 8 October 2019 - 14 April 2020: Federation of Orientia
- 14 April 2020 - Present: People's Republic of Orientia
Orientia was originally formed on the 23rd of January, 2018, during Pun Watta’s vacation in Japan. He watched a YouTube video about Molossia and decided to form a micronation based on the principles of Molossia. Although excited at first, Pun found the process of expanding a micronation boring and the country slowly fell into a period of dormancy.
23 days after the creation of Orientia, Pun Watta decided to pull Orientia out of its dormancy and began a period of rapid expansion, claiming new land and increasing the country’s regional influence. He declared himself the Emperor of Orientia, crowning himself on the 15th of January. The Orientian Defense Forces were established and the country’s population grew to 7 people.
Second Period of Dormancy
Grand Republic Era
Although this era de jure lasted 5 months, it de facto lasted one day. On the 8th of October, 2019, Pun Watta formed the Grand Republic of Orientia and invaded the neighboring Kingdom of Bedroomland. The invasion was a success, and Orientian troops occupied Bedroomland until it joined Orientia as a republic, converting the Grand Republic of Orientia into the Federation of Orientia.
After the invasion of Bedroomland and the formation of the federation, Orientia witnessed an increase in population, as Finndonia, Brownland, Rallas and Nickland joined the federation. Orientia soon became the foremost political and economical power within its region. The founder of Finndonia, Finn (undisclosed surname), rose to the rank of Prime Minister and plotted to leave the Orientia. Finndonia signed a deal with Nickland to illegally break off from the federation, and, with support from other republics, eventually formed the Federal Republic of Finndonia. Finndonia later declared war on Orientia, although it was dismissed by the government.
Orientia continued to expand as Nashino, Tawanland, Slavland, and Frank joined the federation as republics. Bedroomland dissolved and became a part of the larger Watta. The Orientia Trading Company was formed, and the Orientian economy boomed. Diplomatic bonds were formed, as Orientia signed multiple treaties with the Holy Cat Empire and other nations. The Orientian Defense Forces grew in size, expanding to over 10 Army divisions, 3 Navy divisions, and 1 Air Force division at its peak. The constitution was reformed after Prime Minister Pitt Sophonsiri was exiled due to charges of treason. Pitt was later pardoned and returned to the role of Prime Minister after an amendment of the constitution by the National Congress. His republic, Brownland, declared independence from Orientia on the 5th of February 2020, as the Federation of New Port. He currently serves as the President. Corenta, an Orientian republic, has since joined New Port . Finndonia became a territory soon after. After a referendum on 13 April 2020, Orientia became a socialist nation.
Orientia became a socialist nation on the 14th of April 2020. The role of Prime Minister was renamed to Premier. On April 20, the State of Desk was annexed, and Leon Montan was appointed its state president. A new national anthem was adopted. Finndonia was made Orientia's tenth state on May 10. Leon Montan was elected Premier after the 2020 Orientian premiership elections and chose Pip Limatibul as his deputy. On May 15 2020, New Brownland was accepted as a state, and Pitt Sophonsiri was appointed it's state president. He was made Deputy Premier on the same day.
All of Orientia's 11 states are very humid during most seasons.
Very little is documented about Orientia's climate, as Orientia has almost the same hot, humid air during most, if not all, seasons. The highest estimated temperature is 42°C during the mid-summer period of 2019.
Birds are a very common sight in Orientia. In Hui City a large number of crows and other birds of the sort scavenge for food on the Great Hui Plains. On one instance, an Asian water monitor was seen fighting a dog behind the Presidential Palace. 1 dog (a Border Patrol officer) and 1 cat currently lives within Wattan borders.
Government and politics
Orientia is classified as a Hybrid Regime, as presidential elections are almost always rigged, and corruption is common. The most popular ideologies are Wattism and Marxism. Civil rights and LGBTQ+ rights are often debated, although no conclusion to the argument has been reached.
Although Orientia is a federal Wattist dominant-party socialist republic , it is de facto a dictatorship. Pun Watta is the head of government and serves as the President. The constitution states that the President "is elected via a democratic election"  although this claim has been disputed. The current Vice-President is Roy Bulsook, who has held his office since the 2020 Orientian Political Crisis. The position of President is fundamentally similar to that of a monarch, with the President being entitled to almost absolute power and immunity from all laws. The Premier of Orientia is chosen via a democratic election, much like the role of President. The Premier is often regarded as the second-in-command to the President, and has almost the same powers as the President. The current Premier is Leon Montan. The Deputy Premier is currently Pitt Sophonsiri.
Orientia's legislative assembly is called the People's Congress of Orientia, and has 11 seats. One election takes place each year, to choose new presidents for the states within the nation. One delegate is chosen to represent one of the eleven states in the People’s Congress, and must be naturally-born citizen of the republic, although a exception has been made in order to give Leon Montan the position of Congressman.
|Party Name||Logo||Political position||Ideologies||Leader||Date of foundation||Membership||Cabinet Ministers||Seats|
|United Left||Left-wing to Far-Left||Socialism||Pun Watta, Leon Montan||11 May 2020||2|
|Liberal Party||Center to Left-Wing||Liberal socialism||Pip Limatibul||27 October 2019||2|
Members of the Government
Law and order
Orientian republics do not have their own police, as the Orientian Federal Police is the sole federal law enforcement agency within the people's republic. The Orientian Riot Police (ORP) are used to suppress riots, and were used extensively during the 2019 Plastic Head Protests. There is no standardized police equipment, although almost all full sets include a police cap, an airsoft gun (or a Nerf gun), and a bat or baton. On some occasions dogs have been used to track criminals, although the method is often ineffective.
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Orientia is a member state of the Asia-Pacific Alliance, Cupertino Alliance, Union of Leftist States and a former member of the Grand Unified Micronational. Orientia has engaged in no micronational wars, although it maintains a strong military for solely defensive purposes. However, the Republic of New Port has claimed to have been in a war with Orientia.
Recognized states; no diplomatic relations
- All UN member states
- Empire of Austenasia
- Principality of New Eiffel
- Federal Republic of Caddia
- Kingdom of Pinelandia
- People's Republic of Tesforia
Full foreign relations and treaties signed
- People's Republic of Ponderosa Hills
- Wattist Republic of Monorom
- Grand Navārdian Commonwealth
- Fifth Aenderian Republic
- Kingdom of Wegmat
- Hausgurd Union of the Crowns
International organization participation
- Asia-Pacific Alliance - member
- Cupertino Alliance - member, Minister of Asian Affairs
- Union of Leftist States - member, Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Micronational Olympic Federation - member
Orientia is comprised of 11 states, each with their own governments, citizens and cities. Of the eleven, Nashino is the most populous, and Watta has the highest economic output. As of May 2020, the states are: Watta, Rallas, Kiwiland, Nashino, Slavland, Frank, Whiteland, Silencia, Desk, Finndonia and New Brownland. Orientia also has 1 territory: Equality. Territories are semi-autonomous regions that report to the federal government but do not have the full rights of a state (representation in the People's Congress, etc).
|Flag||Name||Annexed||Population||State President/Territorial Governor|
|Watta||8 January 2019||32||Pun Watta|
|Rallas||17 October 2019||7||Roy Bulsook|
|Kiwiland||17 October 2019||10||Pip Limatibul|
|Nashino||24 November 2019||60+||Nashi Krit|
|Slavland||24 November 2019||20||Andrei K.|
|Frank||24 November 2019||15||Nathan Tzola|
|N/A||Whiteland||6 January 2020||6||Mednga|
|N/A||Silencia||15 January 2020||17||Karn|
|N/A||Desk||20 April 2020||0||Leon Montan|
|Finndonia||15 January 2020||40+||Finn T.|
|New Brownland||15 May 2020||4||Pitt Sophonsiri|
|Equality||5 February 2020||5||Tawan|
Orientia is classified as a command economy. The Orientia Trading Company makes up 100% of the economy, with over 175 Rigen ($58.82) made in 2019. It is one of the five state-owned companies in Orientia. Currently the first registered film company, Ging Gong Film Studios, is developing their first movie. The means of production are owned by the state.
Mild taxation has been proposed in the People’s Congress, although no taxation has been formally implemented.
Popular musicians are Little P (also known as Lil’P) and Machine Gun Pitt. Lesser known artists include Hella Gang, Roy Aspin and Crompton Tom. Rap and pop music are the two most listened to genres of music.
The national sport of Orientia is Sandball, a competitive game in which players throw balls of sand at each other, until one player surrenders. It enjoys relative popularity as a recreational sport, although most civilians don’t have sandpits to use for playing. Airsoft is an extremely popular sport, with civilians, with the Orientian Liberation Army and the police engaging in it as means of recreation or training.
- Government of Orientia (15 March 2020) Orientia Census
- Lycon, Jayden (22 February 2020) Cupertino Gazette Issue 4
- nattaporn54 (31 January 2020) Orientia joins the GUM and Asia-Pacific Alliance
- Blecher, Adam (14 January 2020) Quorum, 11th January 2020
- Merriam-Webster Oriental
- nattaporn54 (15 February 2020) First batch of Rigens printed, treaty with New Port signed
- Government of Orientia (10 February 2020) Constitution of the People's Republic of Orientia