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Free Territory of Valbona
Free Territory of Valbona |
Libero Territorio di Valbona
Liber Teritore de la Albuna
Per Aspera ad Astra
Latin: through hardship to the stars
|Capital city||Valbona city|
|Official language(s)||Italian and Valbonese|
|Demonym||Valbonesi / Valbonian|
|- President||The President of the Chestnut Assembly|
|- President||John of Valbona (2017 - present)|
|Established||4th of Novembre, 2017|
|Area claimed||6000 mq|
|Currency||Lira of Valbona / Euro|
|National animal||European hedgehog|
The Free Territory of Valbona (Italian: Libero Territorio di Valbona or in Valbonese: Liber Teritore de la Albuna. Microcode: VL) commonly known as Valbona, is a micronation that claim an area of 6000 mq on an unknown hill in the North Italy. Valbona was founded with the pourpose of fight against the agricultural land abandonment and make the importance of agriculture known and its government has also a paticular focus on environmental protection and on philately.
Valbona was founded on 4th november 2017 by the National Committee for Rural Protection (Italian: Comitato Nazionale di Salvaguardia Rurale) that set up a provisional government, in office until 11th november 2017. In this date the National Committee for Rural Protection has been dissolved and all its members became parliamentarians of the Chestnut Assembly (Italian: Assemblea del Castagno), the representative body of Valbona’s citizens. On 12 November 2017 John of Valbona was elected first President of the Chestnut Assembly, the Head of State in Valbona.
The Free Post of Valbona (italian: Libere Poste di Valbona) is in charge of managing the correspondence and issue stamps in according with the Valbona’s governament.
The first issue of Valbona's stamp was issue on 19 November 2017  and typical themes are
Valbona has a climate which cannot be precisely defined as either Mediterranean climate or Humid subtropical climate, presenting elements from both (e.g. summers are not enough wet for Humid subtropical climate, nor so dry as in Mediterranean climates; while winters are colder than similar micronation of Mediterranean climate, but at the same time milder than in Humid subtropical climate places). This indeed allows cultivations not seen in the near areas, like olive trees, while keeping those characteristics which are not typical of Mediterranean climates (like more frequent appearances of frost or snow during winters or more frequent summer thunderstorms).
Fauna of Valbona including
and wild animals as
In Valbona grow typical natural meadow wildflowers and trees as:
The Order of Biodiversity (Italian: Ordine della Biodiversità) is the only and highest honour awarded by the Free Territory of Valbona. The honour is bestowed by decree of the President of the Chestnut Assembly, head of the order. The motto is "Only one home" (Italian: Una sola casa) 
|Suprèmus Òrdo Moràlis Fundàmentum Cìvis||Mutual recognition||Diplomatic works in progress|
The Corriere di Valbona is the online magazine issued by the government of Valbona. On the magazine were published different type of news from valbonian life.
|Earth day||22 april|
|Day of CNSR||25 april||In this day, in 2017, the National Committee for Rural Protection started its activity|
|Valbona National Day||4 November||The Free Territory of Valbona was founded in this day, in 2017|
|Christmas Day||25 December|