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Grand-Duchy of Gibenest
|This article contains information pertaining to a fictional micronation, micronationalist or other fictional element of micronational society or culture.|
Grand-Duché du Gibenest (FR)
Together and happy (EN), Ensemble et heureux (FR)
Le chant du coeur
|Government||Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy|
|Grand-Duke of Gibenest||Olivier I|
|Formation||12 July 2015|
|Area||11 km² (IRL), 82,14 km² (RP)|
|Population||1 (IRL), 134 235 (RP)|
|Currency||Franc of Gibenest|
Gibenest, officially the Grand Duchy of Gibenest, also known by the acronym GDG, is a micronation founded on July 12, 2015 by Olivier I, the ruler of the Gibenest.
For now, the Gibenest counts only one territory but its representatives hope that other territories will join them. The only territory is the city of Brulumont cut into 4 districts.
The Gibenest became independent on 12 July 2015 following the sovereign declaration made by Olivier Ier
For two years, the micronation was left alone but on August 2, 2017, the Grand Duke decided to introduce the Gibenest to the world, creating a Twitter account and a website.
During the night of 3 August 2017, the Holy Empire of Artinia and the Grand Duchy of Gibenest signed a diplomatic treaty.
On August 5, after a proposal made by Artinia, Gibenest joined the International Micronation Federation (IMF)
For two years, the Grand Duke Olivier I managed the country alone. But on August 5, the announcement surprised the country a little, for the Grand Duke decided to align himself with a government of ten ministers.
The Gibenest has several media, all public:
- Antenne 2, general interest channel diversified into programs
- ITelevision, a continuous information channel (international branch: ITelevisionWorld)
- Le Brulumontois, national daily newspaper
The Gibenest would like to be well represented in sports and would like to create several sports federations (football, rugby, basketball, hockey, etc.)
January 1: New Year
May 1: Labor Day
July 12: Independence Day
July 13: Gibenest Day
July 14: National Day
November 1: All Saints Day
November 13: Tribute to Paris
December 25: Christmas
December 31: New Year's Eve
Days of tributes
- 14 and 15 November 2015: November 2015 Paris attacks
- 15 July 2016: 2016 Nice attack