Burlington

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Burlington Democratic Federal Republic
SPRB State Flag.png    SPRB State Emblem.png
National Anthem:
I Vow to Thee, My Country
Motto:
Neither rashly, nor timidly
 •
Workers of the world, unite!
Status Recognized by the United Nations as
de jure part of the United States.

Capital Burlington Center

Official language English

Religion State atheism

Demonym Burlingtonian

Government Federal presidential constitutional socialist republic
- President Ronnie Miller

Legislature Constituent Assembly

Economy Market Socialist Economy

Organizations N/A

History
- Independence of Burlington October 9, 2018
- Socialist Republic October 21, 2018
- Proclamation of the DFR October 27, 2019

Area 33.16 acres (134,193.76²)

Population 9

Currency Labor Vouchers (internally) and US Dollars (internationally)

HDI 0.946 (2017)
high

Time zone EST/UTC-5 (EDT/UTC-4 spring/summer)

Drives on the Right

Date formats Gregorian calendar
mm/dd/yyyy

Formats Metric system

Official Government Contact N/A

Official Government Website N/A

Burlington location.png

Burlington, officially known as the Burlington Democratic Federal Republic, is a self-declared independent country located in the Mid-Atlantic region of North America.

Burlington was founded on 9 October 2018, the country was established as a socialist republic where power concentrated in the popular mandate of its citizens.

The socialist state was established after a lengthy period of reforms in order to return to the country's socialist roots. The President is bound to the sentiment of the people in order to remain in power. This provides a balance between the citizens and the state. It is the equivalent of a vote of no confidence.

Etymology

The origin of the name comes from the county which the country was founded in.

Colloquially

  • Burlington

Officially

  • Burlington Democratic Federal Republic

History

Burlington was founded on October 9, 2018.

The Grand Commonwealth of Burlington was formed on October 9, 2018; born from a former micronation named the Pineland Commonwealth.

On December 24, 2018, Burlington returned to its socialist state with the establishment of the Socialist People's Republic of Burlington.

Geography

Burlington is primarily temperate woodlands surrounding a large pasture.

Landscape of Burlington
Sky over Burlington
Climate data for the Burlington Democratic Federal Republic
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 72
(22.2)
74
(23.3)
90
(32.2)
96
(35.6)
98
(36.7)
98
(36.7)
103
(39.4)
102
(38.9)
95
(35)
87
(30.6)
78
(25.6)
73
(22.8)
103
(39.4)
Average high °F (°C) 40
(4.4)
43.5
(6.39)
52
(11.1)
63
(17.2)
73
(22.8)
81.8
(27.67)
86.5
(30.28)
84.1
(28.94)
77.1
(25.06)
66
(18.9)
55.5
(13.06)
44.2
(6.78)
63.9
(17.72)
Daily mean °F (°C) 32
(0)
34.6
(1.44)
42.5
(5.83)
52.3
(11.28)
61.8
(16.56)
71
(21.7)
75.8
(24.33)
73.6
(23.11)
66.1
(18.94)
55.1
(12.83)
46
(7.8)
36
(2.2)
53.9
(12.17)
Average low °F (°C) 24
(-4.4)
25.7
(-3.5)
32.9
(0.5)
41.6
(5.33)
50.6
(10.33)
60.1
(15.61)
65.2
(18.44)
63
(17.2)
55.1
(12.83)
44.3
(6.83)
36.5
(2.5)
27.7
(-2.39)
43.9
(6.61)
Record low °F (°C) -6
(-21.1)
-3
(-19.4)
3
(-16.1)
23
(-5)
32
(0)
43
(6.1)
50
(10)
51
(10.6)
37
(2.8)
26
(-3.3)
17
(-8.3)
2
(-16.7)
-6
(-21.1)
Average Precipitation inches (mm) 2.89
(73.4)
2.78
(70.6)
4.42
(112.3)
3.70
(94)
4.07
(103.4)
4.46
(113.3)
4.78
(121.4)
4.68
(118.9)
4.02
(102.1)
3.26
(82.8)
3.42
(86.9)
3.73
(94.7)
46.21
(1,173.7)
Average precipitation days 10 11 11 12 12 11 11 11 8 11 9 12 125
Average snowy days 4 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15
[citation needed]

Demographics

Citizens living outside of state land are designated as "citizens abroad". They are afforded all rights guaranteed by the state.

Government and Politics

Burlington is a unitary Marxist-Leninist one-party socialist republic led by the President of Burlington.

Political parties

Party Name Emblem Leader(s) Position Membership
League of Communists (LCB) LCB Party Logo.png Ronnie Miller Far-left 2

Administrative divisions

The country is divided into four types of division:

  • Municipality: governed by an administrator appointed by the President. It has autonomy in the the sectors of economy, agriculture, resources, and justice. Indeed, each administrator can, by decree, enrich a local codex.
  • Autonomous District: governed by an administrator elected by the local population. Term of office is one year. It has autonomy in all sectors. Each administrator may, by decree, enrich a local codex. Recognition of a local identity.
  • Region of Importance: governed directly by the central government. Commonly associated with the capital of the Republic; may have other exceptional cases.
  • Frontier Territory claimed by the central government. Represents the claimed territory of the Republic, without any executive control.


Flag Administrative Division Type Foundation Area Pop. Macronation Administrator
Burlington Center county flag.png Burlington Center Region of Importance October 9, 2018 33 acres 6 United States Ronnie Miller
PSB Burncoat flag.png Burncoat Municipality November 1, 2018 0.16 acres 3 United States Jared Paquette
Citizens Abroad N/A N/A N/A 0 N/A Global N/A

Edicts

Edicts are official orders or proclamations made by the President of Burlington.

November 2018

December 2018

  • 12/17/18 Burlington Frontier Service - Creation of a government agency dedicated to maintaining the frontier of the country and conserving the environment.
  • 12/18/18 Restoration of the Burlington Center Flag - Restoration of the original Burlington Center's banner.
  • 12/19/18 Executive Territories Act - The division of the nation's land between executive land and claimed land. Also permits the assertion of larger land claims without the need to establish executive control.
  • 12/20/18 Burlington Development Bureau - Institution of a government agency dedicated to assisting in future land claims, expansion of the nation's capabilities of government, and provide contingencies in times of national emergency.

January 2019

Constitution

The Constitution of Burlington was implemented on December 27, 2018. More information is listed here.

Constitution of Burlington

Economy

The economic system of Burlington is a planned economy. The economy mainly revolves around agriculture, but also provides services for citizens of the United States. The Workers' Central Union promotes and defends the voice of the workers in their enterprises.

National holidays

Date Name Notes
1 January New Years Day The start of a new year.
28 April Workers' Memorial Day Day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work.
1 May International Workers' Day Celebration of the laborers and the working classes.
9 May Victory Day Holiday that commemorates the surrender of Nazism.
4 July American Independence Day Celebration of American Independence from colonial rule.
First Monday in September Labor Day Honors the Burlington labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country.
9 October Burlington Independence Day The day Burlington was founded.
21 October Red October Day of the socialist overhaul.
9 November Flag Day Commemoration of our national flag.
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Holiday Day of feasting.
25 December Christmas Day Gift-giving, family/social gatherings, and feasting.

Classification

Name Index
Linden's Revised System of Classification 3.6 (2019)
high
Matthew's Democracy System of classification 4.3 (2019)
high
Dresner's System of Classification 2.6 (2019)
medium