Grand Duchy of Rabenberg

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Rabenberg, officially the Red-Ecologistic Grand Duchy of Rabenberg, was a sovereign state, known as a micronation in the Republic of Austria. It was founded on the 19th November 2019 by the Grand Duke Pascal I, until it defunct on 27 May 2020. It claimed a 2km² small territory in the Austrian Alps.

Grand Duchy of Rabenberg (eng)

Großherzogtum Rabenberg (de)

Tooherzogtiy Rabenbergus (bart)

Великое Герцогство Рабенберг (ru)

Prìomh Dhiùcachd Rabenberg (sc.-gaelic)

Wielkie Księstwo Rabenberg (pl)

ราชรัฐแห่ง Rabenberg (thai)

Gran duche de Rabenberg (haiti)

Grußherzogtoy Reybenbjörg (Rb. dialect)

National anthem: Berghymne von Rabenberg
Microcode RB
State ideology (Red-) Ecologism
Capital Oberwald
Largest city Neu-Grenzdorf
Official languages German, Austrian, Polish, Bartonian, Russian
Monarch Grand Duke Pascal I. of Rabenberg
Area about 2km²
Established 19.11.2019
National day 23.12
Government absolute elective-monarchy
National sports Netfootball, Cycling
Currency Rabenberg Crowns (Kronen)
Time zone CET (Central European Time)
Citizens 8 (26.4.2020)
Member of European Union of Micronations

Austrian Micronational Union

Coat of Arms

History

The History of Rabenberg began on the 19th November 2019 in the Austrian Alps. Grand Duke Pascal I. declared independence from the Republic of Austria. (The full history can be read at the state archive of the Grand Duchy of Rabenberg)

Economy

Currency

The currency of the Grand Duchy of Rabenberg until the 1st of March was the European Cent, then it was the Rabenberg Euro, a smaller variation of the normal Euro and after that it was the Rabenberg Crown.

Taxation

Until March 20, 2020 Rabenberg was tax-free. Since March 21, 2020 every citizen was taxable.

Population

Language

The Rabenberger speak many languages:

German, Austrian= 51%

Polish= 47%

Russian, Bartonian= 2%

Dialects

In Rabenberg some people also speak a dialect called Rabenbergian.

Demographics

Population in Rabenberg
Year Population Citizens
2019 0 1-2
2020 4 8
2021

Religion

The Religions
Year Christianity Christ-f. Other None Unknown
2019 ? 2 - - -
2020 2-3 3 - 1 1
2021

Exclaves and federal states

English name (in bracket german) Federal state or exclave Enclave in... Since...
Rabenbergus (Rabenbergus) Federal state - 19.11.2019
Molandia (Melandia) Federal state - 2019 or 2020
Newbachia (Neubachien) Exclave Austria 2019 or 2020
Stonelandia (Steinlandia) Exclave Austria 2019 or 2020
Waterrock (Haltlandia) Exclave Austria 11 May 2020

Sport

Main Article: Rabenberg Amateur Sports Association

Government

Rabenberg was a absolute elective-monarchy, currently ruled by the House of Rabenstein. The Government of Rabenberg is only the Grand Duke and the Minister-council.

State-owned vehicles

Official state car: Volvo V90

State-owned vehicles: TecTake 2-seater (pedal car) and Hudora BigWheel 2020 (Kickscooter).

Ethnic groups

The most of people are born in Austria, but there are also many citizens born in Poland.

Austrian= 51%

Polish= 49%

Foreign relations

Mutual recognition

Classification of micronations

  • CGSC = 2.2/5 (medium)
  • David´s Micronational Potential Index = 2.4/5
  • Linden´s Revised System of classification = 3.6/5
  • Matthew´s Democracy system of classification = 3.25/4
  • Stùrd's Liberal System of Micronational Classification = 2.1/5
  • Dustan Pek´s System of leisure time of classification = 3/5

TV and other Media

  • Rb.TV (TV Channel)
  • Rabenberger Blatt (Newspaper)
  • Radio HIT (Radio station)

Military

The Great Army of the Grand Duchy of Rabenberg is in fact very small. There are only two people in this army without any weapons.