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Free State of Ranshara
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| Free State of Ranshara |
"By Progress We Unite"
Also Sprach Zarathustra
|Spokane, United States |
|Official language(s)||American English, Kuhugi|
|Official religion(s)||Religious pluralist|
|Government||Unitary benevolent despotism|
|- President||Max Kasbar|
|Established||August 16th, 2012|
|Currency||barter, US Dollar|
|Time zone||Pacific Time Zone (PTZ)|
The Free State of Ranshara is an American micronation located in Spokane, Washington. It was founded on August 16, 2012, after Kuhugstan was declared defunct. Despite the new state, traditional Kuhugi culture is preserved in Ranshara.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Government and Politics
- 4 Law and Order
- 5 Foreign relations
- 6 Military
- 7 Geography and Climate
- 8 Economy
- 9 Culture
- 10 Media
The word "Ranshara" comes from two Kuhugi words: rane meaning "good" and śara meaning "land".
The Free State of Ranshara was founded on August 16, 2012 in order to create a new micronation in which to retain Kuhugi culture. On August 17, the following day, Prairie View Park was annexed into Ranshara and divided into Northwest District, North District and Northeast District, following with nearby land in the following days. It's currently looking for citizens (dual citizenship is acceptable in Ranshara).
Government and Politics
The Free State of Ranshara is ruled by an absolute despot, titled the President-for-Life, with the advice of the Ransharan people. This form of government is used due to the fact that Ranshara's population is too low to elect a legislature. Accordingly, no political parties exist, although citizens are allowed to profess their ideologies.
Law and Order
Currently, the armed forces enforce the law in Ransharan territory.
The following is a list of friends, allies and other relations:
- Republic of Ultamiya
- Lundian Empire
- Kingdom of Bolcar
- Confederated States of Prosperity
- Republic of New Persia
The military of the Free State of Ranshara is called the Free Rangers of Ranshara, also called the Ransharan Rangers. Currently, all branches of the Free Rangers are under government authority. The Rangers are unarmed. Ranshara has not yet faced military conflict, and does not expect to do so.
Geography and Climate
The area surrounding Ranshara is suburban development, while the undeveloped area is filled with streams, pine trees, semi-arid grassland and hills. The climate can range from hot summers to mildly cold and snowy winters.
The Free State of Ranshara is divided into 11 districts and a capital district. Since Ranshara is a unitary nation, the President has complete control over them. Below is a list of districts:
1. Capitol District
2. West District
3. East District
4. Northwest District
5. North District
6. Northeast District
7. Palouse District
8. Kelepśara (keh-lehp-shahr-rah) District
9. Grange District
10. North Grange District
11 Hilomśara (hee-lohm-shah-rah) District
The Free State of Ranshara has no distinct currency and instead relies on barter and American Dollars. However, it is considering using Ransharan-made notes sooner or later.
No exports (yet)
Customs in Ranshara are derived from the US and the UK
All education done in Ranshara is by homeschooling, as of now
The official languages of Ranshara are the American English dialect and the Kuhugi language. There also is an informal dialect that almost sounds like a mixture of both American and British dialects.
There are no distinct Ransharan art, although the President is interested in philosophy, religion and acclaimed films
The media in Ranshara consists entirely of the government-owned Ranshara Media Productions, which functions mainly on the Internet
The national newspaper of Ranshara is the Ranshara Review, which is online
The television branch of Ranshara Media Productions, also Internet-based, is called Ransharan Television (R.T.)
There is no public radio service of RMA, as it is empirically impossible for RMA to do.