Kalkedonia Kingdom

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'Kalkedonia Kingdom EN
Kalkedonya Krallığı TR

Flag of KalkedoniaArms of Kalkedonia

LocationConcordia.jpg
Capital city Üsküdar
Official language(s) Turkish
Official religion(s) Secular
Demonym Kalkedon
Government Parliamentary monarchy
- Emperor Lukas Can Kılınç 2016-unclear
- Prime minister Faruk Aydın 2016-unclear
- Number of seats - 25
- Last election - 2016
Established 19 July 2016
Area claimed UskudarKK.jpg Dark: Claimed Area / Light: Area Where Many Citizens
Population 70 (Online Based Population Count)
Currency Turkish Liras
Time zone EET

Official Facebook Group


The Kalkedonia Kingdom was a micronation and based in Üsküdar, Turkey. It was founded in June 2016 by Lukas Can Kılınç. It was last recognized as active in July 2016, and has registered no activity on their Facebook group as of 2018. During its short period of activity, it was not recognized by any outside government.


Etymology

The name of Kalkedonia was chosen because it was the name of the Üsküdar district under the Byzantine Empire period.

Goverment

The country was a parliamentary monarchy system. The King and the Prime Minister assumed the title of the country's leadership. The Prime Minister presided over the Council and Parliament. The King evaluated the decisions of these authorities. National Assembly consisted of 25 seats. There were two political parties, the Conservative Party; a right wing party in favor of laissez-faire economics, and the Democratic Party, a left wing party in favor of a government controlled economy. The first elections resulted in victory for the Conservative Party.

Ministries

The state was organized through the state ministries. There were 5 ministries: Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Economy. All of these ministries reported to the Prime Minister.

Ministries

Top row (left to right): Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Bottom row (left to right): Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Communications

Eagle Symbol

The flag, emblem and all state all bear the official national Eagle Symbol. The symbol represented nobility and power. Eagle Symbol

Membership

Kalkedonia was based in Istanbul but claimed citizens in a variety of Turkish cities ( Bursa, Ankara, Izmir ). During its existence, the state was also open to expansion into other macronations.