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 first and only Grand Duke, 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|
|Official languages||German, Austrian, Polish, Bartonian, Russian|
|National day||23 December|
|National sports||Netfootball, Cycling|
|Time zone||CET (Central European Time)|
|Member of||European Union of Micronations|
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)
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.
Until March 20, 2020 Rabenberg was tax-free. Since March 21, 2020 every citizen was taxable.
The Rabenbergian peoole spoke many languages:
German, Austrian= 51%
Russian, Bartonian= 2%
In Rabenberg some people also speak a dialect called Rabenbergian.
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|
Main Article: Rabenberg Amateur Sports Association
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.
Official state car: Volvo V90
State-owned vehicles: TecTake 2-seater (pedal car) and Hudora BigWheel 2020 (Kickscooter).
The most of people are born in Austria, but there are also many citizens born in Poland.
- 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)
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.