Normark

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Flag of Kingdom of Normark French:Roi de NormarkSpanish:Reino de NormarkLatin:REGNVM NORMARK
Flag
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Coat of arms
Motto: Für König und Land!
Location of Kingdom of Normark French:Roi de NormarkSpanish:Reino de NormarkLatin:REGNVM NORMARK
Capital
and largest city
Frankbaden
Official languagesEnglish, German
Recognised national languagesFrench
Ethnic groups
(2019)
95% White
5% Black
Religion
Lutheranism
Demonym(s)Milian
GovernmentFederal parliamentary semi-constitutional monarchy
• King
Maximilian I
Vacant
LegislatureParliament
House of Lords
House of Subjects
Establishment
• Independence from United States
October 28, 2019
• Establishment of the Monarch
November 19, 2019
• Establishment of the Norman Empire
January 10th, 2019
Area
• Total
0.00404686 km2 (0.00156250 sq mi)
Population
• Estimate
Citizens: 4
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$1,300 USD
• Per capita
$5.00 USD
CurrencyAmerican Dollar (USD)
Time zoneEST
Date format(m/d/year)
Driving sideright
Patron saintSt. Maximilian
Internet TLD.ml

The Kingdom of Normark, more commonly known as Normark, is a Micronation which claims to be a sovereign state with territory located in North America, currently consisting of territories in Vienna, VA, Richmond, VA, and Williamsburg, VA, making it an enclave of the United States.

Normark is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy based off the United Kingdom. The nation is currently ruled by, Maximilian I, who has ruled since the nation's foundation. The nation falls under classification 4 on the Boodlesmythe-Tallini Classification, making it a 7th world nation.

History

Normark's History is very short, but previous micronations that the King has been apart of share cultural ties with the Kingdom. Many of these include Caudonia, Cloverzem, Auvenum, and Aenderia. Two of these nations no longer exist. Many citizens of Normark are former citizens of one of these nations or the United States.

Foundation

The Kingdom was founded on the October 28th, 2019 by Maximilian I, King of Normark. The constitution was later drafted but was never ratified. Upon establishment, the country annexed the cities of Frankbaden, Wanyestadt, and Mouvelle. On January 11th, 2020, a discord server for the nation was created in response to inactivity. In December of 2019, government agencies were created and a police force was officially ratified by the King in the New Year. The National Field Police was formed as the Kingdom's national police force.

A few days after January 11th, the Norman Empire was formed comprising of all Norman Colonies.

Government

The Government of the Kingdom is divided into three branches; Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and Legislative Branch. The King resides in the Executive Branch, the Royal Courts reside in the Judicial Branch, and Parliament resides in the Legislative Branch.

Branches

The Executive Branch is composed of the King, His majesty's government, and the Dukes and Duchesses ruling over the different territories of the Kingdom. Each Duke/Duchess has their own government alongside His majesty's government.

The Judicial Branch is composed of the Royal Courts, the Supreme Court, and the Lord Judge. The Royal Courts are the local courts setup in each Duchy. The Supreme Court is the jury/court at the national level, or His majesty's Supreme Court. The Lord Judge is a member of both the Legislative Branch and the Judicial Branch. He is a Norman Noble who presides over all law and is a member of the Privy Council.

The Legislative Branch is composed of Parliament. Parliament includes two legislative houses, House of Subjects and the House of Lords. They propose bills and make laws that are to be sent to the King.

Ministries of Government

The Ministries of the Government, or departments, are government agencies assigned to different tasks throughout the Kingdom. A list is as shown;

  • Ministry of Defense
  • Ministry of Doccumentation
  • Ministry of Intelligence
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Communication and Media
  • Ministry of National Security
  • The Royal Treasury
  • Ministry of the Interior

Non-Ministerial agencies

  • Office of Surveillance and Security
  • Office of His Majesty
  • Office of Land Registry
  • Colonial Office
  • Human Rights Commission

Military

The Naval Ensign of Normark, pictured above, is used in flags of many different Norman Colonies

The Royal Armed Forces are the military of the Kingdom of Normark, administrated by the Ministry of Defense and funded by the Royal Treasury. According to the Ministry of Doccumentation, there are currently 4 active duty personnel in the Armed Forces. All of which are officers.

Culture

The culture of Normark is defined and closely related to the culture of the United States, State of Virginia, and the country of Germany. Religions practiced in Normark are Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Baptist. Normark also has a vast Internet Culture including the enjoyment of "Memes". Normark claims to be a very diverse state.

Music

Bing Crosby singing on the CBS Radio

The music atmosphere in Normark could be considered "one lost in time". Many Normans love to listen to Swing Music from the 1920s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. Including classic music artists like Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin.

Architecture and Transportation

Some of the most famous pieces of culture are the Architecture of Normark. The Short Pump Mall is one of the most famous structures located in Normark. Mount Vernon Baptist Church is the largest church in the Kingdom. Another large piece of Architecture located in Normark, is the local high school. The High School is the current educational establishment that the King attends.

The Transportation of the Kingdom is composed of mainly cars and buses along the main roads. Traffic is a big issue that the Kingdom has to deal with, but with the Henrico Constabulary traffic issues are resolved quickly.

Business

Normark has many different businesses located within it's borders including Wegmans, Chick-Fil-A, and even a Hilton.

Languages and Dialects

Subjects of His majesty speak usually one-two languages of these three; English, German, French. The Native population speaks English while others speak the other two.

National Holidays

National holidays practiced by the Kingdom are significant to the country's history, and culture.

Holiday Date Meaning
Easter Day date varies A day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ
Victory Day May 9 Celebrate the Allies win over Axis powers
Thanksgiving Day November 28 A Day to spend time with family and friends.
Christmas Day December 25 The Birth of the Messiah