Grand Duchy of New Sorbie

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Grand Duchy of New Sorbie
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Pro Deo Pro Pratia
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Official language English, Scotch Gaelic
Capital New Sorbie
Date founded July 2007
Number of citizens 15
Number of active citizens 10
Government Constitutional Monarchy
Current leader Grand Duke James the IV
National animal Basset Hound





The Grand Duchy of New Sorbie is a micronation that was founded by James Hannay, Justin Denslow in July 2007 .



The Grand Duchy of New Sorbie describes itself as a sovereign, non-territorial nation, which due to it's small size is often referred to as a micronation.



Country Name

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Conventional Long-Form: Grand Duchy of New Sorbie



Conventional Short-Form: New Sorbie



Local Long-Form: Duchy of Sorbie

History

New Sorbie was first though of when James the IVth moved to Wellington UT in the summer of 1992 the acre and a half property was bought and the burned out shell of a house was restored to what we see today. james then started working on classic tractors and collecting parts in his back half acre. in the summer of 2004 the city of wellington then served papers telling the grand duke that he must dispose of all of his extra tractor parts due to the fact they were a eyesore. The duke then succeeded from the city of wellington and the state of Utah and the u.s.a and became the nation of New Sorbie names after the Hannay ancestral tower in Scotland.In the fall of 2004 Justin Denslow married james daughter Amber and became the prime minister of new sorbie. Justin Denslow took upon himself to start diplomatic relations with the rest of the micro national community.



James continues to lead the nation in the role of the grand duke and the runnings of the state a taken care of by the prime minister

Government

This Government is a Constitutional monarchy. all of the ministry's are under the control of the grand duke and duchess.

The Duke stands as head of the armed forces and the ministry of defense. all regiments and naval ships are under his control.

National : James Day (July 30th)


Head of Government : Grand Duke James the IV.

Executive of Government: Prime Minister Justin Denslow of Wellinton

Constitution: signed into law on the date of July 30th 2004.

there are five ministrys under the office of the prime minister

The ministry of education

Minister of Education - Lord Sir Stephen James Denslow of Babinol

Ministry of the Arts

Minister of the Arts - Marchioness Amber Caroline Denslow of Slattery DSM

Ministry of Dance

Minister of Dance - Dame Lady Deborah Bryn Whitaker DSM

Ministry of Defense

Minister of Defense - Margrave James Perrin Hannay the Fifth KT

Ministry of Religious Matters

Minister of Religious Matters - The Very Reverend Lafayette Ganer

Legal System

The Grand Duke is the final arbiter of all justice. Normally petitions are brought before the Throne and the Council makes a determination.



Executive Branch

Head of State: His Grace James the IV Grand Duke of New Sorbie



Head of Government: Commodore Sir Justin Eric Denslow Prime Minister



Elections: none; the Grand Duchy is hereditary; the Grand Duke chooses the Prime Minister.



Cabinet: Cabinet of Royal Ministers appointed by the Monarch on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.



Flag

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Description: on a field of blue is a double headed eagle displayed over witch is a duchy crown in gold in the left corner is a cross crosslet in silver over a Saracen crescent in silver

Currency

Name: New Sorbie Pound



New Sorbian pounds are Available



Culture

The Grand Duchy of New Sorbie’s culture is an English speaking nation. We use Scottish culture as a foundation for our culture though we just use what we need and create something unique.