|Department of Hasanistan|
|Created||20 August 2014|
|Founder||Ali Haydar Khan|
|Population (14 August 2017)|
Köktughluk (Turkic: Köktughluk Xanlïqï, Turkish: Köktughluk Kağanlığı) is a department of Hasanistan in Nedlando-Khorasan. It was previously an independent micronation claiming land in Antarctica, before its name was repurposed and its land claim was changed to an area in Hasanistan.
The name Köktughluk comes from the word Kök which means Blue/Divine and the word tugh which means Banner thus meaning combined Divine Banner.
Köktughluk is a absolute monarchy ruled by the House of Aqhajdirha - the Throne is officially Elective, but can solely be elected amongst descendants of the first Khagan, Deniz I Aqhajdirha. The Khagan is head of state as Monarch, and holds vast executive, legislative, and judicial powers. He is advised by the Qurultay, a body which he can consult for and which can issue the Monarch with non-binding advice and suggestions. On a daily basis, most executive and legislative power is exercised by the Monarch and Sublime Porte, the Bashbekh co-ordinate the policies of Sublime Porte in accordance with the wishes of the Monarch. The judiciary is comprised of the High Court, which is lead by the Qad'i.
The Sublime Porte consists of the Vazir's and the Bashbekh, it currently consists of:
- Vazir of Foreign Affairs - Əsgər Beg, responsible for maintaining diplomatic relations with other nations.
- Vazir of Defense & War - Fatih Paşa, responsible for implementing the defense policy of the Khaganate.
Culture and demographics
Köktughluk is a Turkic culture which follows the Turko-Persian tradition. Islam is the predominant religion, but there is also a minority of Tengriists and Orthodox Christians in Köktughluk. Freedoms of Religion is officially established, but most of it's citizens follow either of the two official religions.
Out of it's citizens, 53% speak a Turkic language as their native language, 100% speak English as a secondary language.
|1 January||New year's day|
|1 May||Spring Holiday|
|23 June||Sabantuy||Sabantuy is summer festival, that dates back to the Volga Bulgarian epoch.|
|20 Augustus||Independence Day|
|17 October||Day of the Khagan|
|n/a||Eid al-Fitr||Date is determined according to the lunar calendar and is annually approved by yarlyk of the Khagan|
|n/a||Eid al-Adha||Date is determined according to the lunar calendar and is annually approved by yarlyk of the Khagan|
Köktughluk establishes and maintains diplomatic relations with other nations through the Vazir of Foreign Affairs. He has the power to grant "states of friendship", official recognition of another nation can only be granted by an Imperial Yarlyk.
Nations with which Köktughluk has signed a Treaty of Mutual Recognition
Nations with which Köktughluk holds informal relations
Other nations which Köktughluk recognises, but holds no relations with
- All member states of the United Nations
- East Turkestan
- Sovereign Military Order of Malta
- Northern Cyprus
- Vatican City