Phoklandian Calendar

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The Phoklandian Calendar (better known as Pho-Year) is a calendar system Derived from the Gregorian Calendar with the difference being that the Phoklandian calendar is twenty years behind the Gregorian one (ex. 2023 is 2003 in the Phoklandian Calendar). This system was adopted by Phokland in order to align the year in accordance with the nation's technological and cultural/societal place in the current world (ie. through the use of pop culture and technologies most popular/used two decades before the current Gregorian year).


As the system adopts the same day/week/month system as the Gregorian one, All months and days of the week coincide with their Gregorian counterparts. This means that any date in the present would be kept, however the year would be subtracted by twenty to get the Phoklandian Year (labeled as "Pho-Year"). This system also extends to leap years with the Phoklandian Calendar reflecting the shortening/enlarging of the days in February.

Phoklandian Months

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December


Date layouts for the Phoklandian Calendar use the European (dd/mm/yyyy) formatting followed by either the abbreviation PY or by the words Pho-Year preceding the date (ex. Pho-Year 27 July 1999 or 27/07/1999 PY).


Users of the Phoklandian Calendar currently only include micronations with the most widespread user being the Phoklandian Free State.


  • Graustark - Recognized as an unofficial calendar for use in Phoko-Graustarkian foreign documents.
  • Phokland - Official calendar of the nation, held in equal standing the Gregorian Calendar.
  • Rabenberg - Recognized as the second official calender.
  • Raphistan - Recognized ceremonially as an unofficial calendar used by the monarchy.