Kingdom of Vatolean

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Kingdom of Vatolean

Motto
Long live the Vats
Anthem
National: [1]
King's: [2]
Capital cityCopenhagen
Official language(s)English, Danish, and Cat
Short nameVatolean
DemonymVatish
GovernmentConstitutional Monarchy
- Monarchy of VatoleanEwing I
- Prime MinisterSweetie the Cat
- Deputy Prime MinisterEwing I
LegislatureFolketing and Senate
- Type - Bicameral
- Last election - 2020 Vatolean General Election
Established13 July 2012
Area claimed3,003,031.58 km2
Population11 (4 Non resident citizens)
CurrencyDanish Krone[3]
National sportSpartan racing
National animalElephant

The Kingdom of Vatolean, more commonly known as simply Vatolean, is a micronation primarily located in Denmark, with some small parts located in other places. The nation is made up of 7 non-contiguous territories and a population of 7 full citizens.

The Kingdom's form of government is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system. The current king is Ewing I, who has ruled since Vatolean was founded on 13 July 2012. Vatolean's official capital is Copenhagen.

Etymology and terminology

"Vatolean" comes from the Spanish province of Valencia.

History

The Kingdom of Vatolean was founded by Ewing Leon on 13 July 2012

In 2013 BNN was founded as the public broadcasting corporation.

Geography

The total surface area of the Vatolean is 3,003,031.58 km2.





Administrative divisions

Countries

Countries of Vatolean
Name Founded Founder Chief Minister Duke / Duchess Counties
Denmark and

Schleswig Holstein

2012 Ewing I Ewing I Ewing I
  • North
  • Midlands
  • Copenhagen
  • Zealand
Iceland 2016 Ewing I Sweetie the Cat Sweetie the Cat N/A
New Zealand 2015 Ewing I Sergio Leon N/A North Island

South Island

Vinland 2017 Joey Bell Joey Bell N/A N/A

Duchies/

Colonies of Vatolean
Name Founded Founder Chief Minister
Greenland 2012 Ewing I Jameson
Faroe Islands 2012 Ewing I John

Territories/Permanent Military Bases

Territories of Vatolean
Name Founded Governor Status
Virgin Islands 2018 Nina Territory
Fort Maine 2018 None Military Base
Fishing Pond 2013 None Military Base

Politics

The Kingdom of Vatolean has a constitutional monarchy where the Monarch is the Head of State. The current Monarch is Ewing I. The constitution of the Kingdom is called the Main Law and it sets out the Monarch's powers as and the government system. The Main Law can only be amended if it is approved by both a public referendum and the Parliament.

Legislative power is invested in the Parliament, which consists of the King-in-Parliament, the upper house, known as the Senate, and the lower house, the Folketing. By default, legislation - taking the form Acts of Parliament - only holds effect over the four countries, but can also be enacted over the Kingdom's colonies if this is explicitly stated.

Government

The Monarch of Vatolean is known as the King if male, and Queen if female. The position is hereditary.

The Parliament is bicameral. The upper house is the Senate. The lower house is the Folketing, consisting of a five MPs who are elected under party list proportional representation. Parliament can legislate through Acts of Parliament, which must be passed by both houses and then given consent by the Monarch.

Vatolean has a parliamentary system, the Government, the executive branch, is made up of and is accountable to Parliament. The head of government is the Prime Minister, who must have the confidence of the Folketing, and is usually the leader of the largest party or coalition within the House.

Law

Vatolean has a court made up of 2 members.

List of members

King Ewing I

Sweetie

Political parties

Party Name Members Leader Foundation In Government Senate Folketing Chief Minister/Governor
Green Party 2 Sweetie the Cat 2015 Yes
1 / 2
2 / 5
2 / 7
Royalist Party 2 Joey 2016 No
0 / 2
1 / 5
3 / 7
Social Democrats 2 Ewing I 2012 Outside of Government

but in support

1 / 2
1 / 5
2 / 7
Independent 5 N/A N/A N/A
0 / 2
1 / 5
0 / 7

Demographics

The census which is taken every six months records the population of Vatolean

In April 2020 the population of Vatolean was 17.

Ethnic groups

The predominant ethnic group in Vatolean is White Americans, (63.6%), Latin Americans (18.2%), and Cat (9.1%).

Languages

Vatolean manly speaks English and Danish. Some citizens speak cat.

Culture

National Holidays / Events

  • 1 January - New Year's Day
  • 15-21 (Monday) January - History Day
  • Third Monday in February - Prime Minister’s Day
  • 5 June - Democracy Day
  • 1 August - Maine Day
  • 31 October - Halloween
  • 25-27 December - Christmas Day
  • 31 December - New Year's Eve

Media

Vatolean has a national newspaper called the Vatolean Times. It also has a national news channel (BNN). It also has a main news podcast, obstacle racing media.

Sports

Vatolean has two main sports. Obstacle racing and Basket Ball