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Pinang, officially the Commonwealth of Pinang (Italian: Commonwealth di Pinang), is a landlocked micronation located in Southern Europe with a population of 9 inhabitants. It completely borders with Italy. Pinang is a constitutional monarchy [1] since 2 May 2020.

Commonwealth of Pinang (EN)

Commonwealth di Pinang (IT)

Содру́жество Пинанг (RU)

2 May 2020 — Present

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Libertà, Giustizia e Progresso
(Freedom, Justice, and Progress)
Southern Europe
Capital city
Largest cityEstosadok-Costituzione
Official language(s)Italian
Official religion(s)secular state
Short namePinang
GovernmentUnitary Constitutional Executive Monarchy
- KaibaCurrent Mayor of New Bazhong
- RayiysEsty
- Vice-RayiysMayor of Bazhong
LegislatureNational Assembly of Pinang
- Type - Unicameral
- Number of seats - 3
EstablishedRepublic of Pinang: April 18, 2018
Annexation: June 11, 2018
Reformation as Archduchy June 15, 2018

Second Republic: October 21, 2019
Formation of the Triumvirate: February 2, 2020
Formation of the Commonwealth of Pinang: May 2, 2020

Area claimed<0,3 km²
Time zoneUTC+1 (UTC+2 in summer)
National dishDöner Kebab
National drinkKvas (non-alcoholic variety)
National animalFlying sloth
This micronation is a member of IACD.


The name 'Pinang' derives from the old name of George Town, a city located in Malaysia. Pinang was created as a political-military game of a fictitious state with capital George Town in January 2018.


First Republic

Initial Period

The First Republic of Pinang was born on April 18, 2018. The next day the elections are held and the president of the Golden Party wins. On April 24 the constitution is approved. On May 8 the president founded the CTASIO. On May 21 a referendum is held to enter the Kermadec Union.

The crisis of Pinang

On June 4, the president accuses the minister of foreign affairs of organizing a revolution. The next day he is accused of false accusations and is banned for 5 days. The Minister of Foreign Affairs organizes a referendum to anticipate the elections. The following day the Minister of Foreign Affairs surrenders.


On June 15 the Archduchy of Pinang is formed and the following day elections are held for the Archduke. On 19 June the former vice-president officially became Archduke of Pinang. On 6 August 2018 two new territories are annexed and the population increases by 4 inhabitants.

Pre-Electoral Crisis

On 17 October 2019, Elections are postponed due to lack of necessary candidates. On 18 October 2019, President of the Golden Party, Esty resigns from the office of Prime Minister and President of Parliament. On October 19, a new draft constitution is presented to parliament by ex Premier Esty.

Second Republic

The Second Republic of Pinang was created on 21 October 2019 the day after the approval of the new constitution. The first presidential election was won by the former premier Esty. On 2 February 2020, the fourth constitution entered into force and on 22 March 2020 after a referendum, the Julian calendar became the state calendar. On 30 April 2020, the Triumvirate has approved the current constitution.


On 2nd May 2020, the current constitution come into force.



Pinang has 9 scattered enclaves surrounded by Italian territory. The largest municipality is the municipality of Estosadok-Costituzione.


Graph about history of Population of Pinang.

Currently Pinang has 9 inhabitants.

Date Population Percentual
18 April 2018 8
18 August 2018 10 +20%
18 December 2018 11 +16.67%
18 April 2019 11 0%
18 August 2019 12 +8,33%
18 December 2019 10 -16,67%
18 April 2020 9 -10%
18 August 2020 9 0%



The majority of the population is Italian.



Orthodox Christianity

The most practiced religion is the Catholicism but there are also Orthodox and Atheist minorities.


Pinang is a Constitutional monarchy. The kaiba is the monarch and the head of state, he appoints governors, he can revoke secretaries and he can veto the laws of the National Assembly. The rayiys is the head of government, he coordinates foreign affairs, he is elected every four months, he chairs the Executive Council, he appoints the secretaries and the vice-rayiys. The National Assembly is composed of three members. The assembly holds legislative power and members are appointed by the kaiba every four months.


Pinang has a bipartisan system. The only parties are Labour Party (PAL) and Popular Party.

Party Name Leader Position Ideologies Executive Council Acronym
Labour Party Esty and Ex Archduke from centre-left to left-wing Egalitarianism, Environmentalism and Antifascism
3 / 4
Popular Party Current Kaiba right-wing Militarism and Authoritarianism
0 / 4

Administrative Subdivisions

Pinang is subdivided into 2 oblasti.

Name Capital Governor Inhabitants Municipalities
Oblast of Estosadok-Costituzione Estosadok-Costituzione Esty 6 inhabitants Estosadok-Costituzione, Bazhong, and Bombardi
Oblast of Piniang Piniang Former Archduke 3 Inhabitants Piniang, New Bazhong and New Estosadok

The municipalities of Pinang are: Estosadok-Costituzione, New Bazhong, New Estosadok, Bazhong, Piniang and Bombardi.

Armed forces

Military Forces

The Military forces are divided into two regiments: the 1st Regiment Estosadok and the 2nd Regiment Gandalf. The Military Forces were established by the former President Esty on April 19, 2018. The color of the Military Forces is the Blue.

Statal Police

The Statal Police was established on April 19, 2018.

Secret Services

The Secret Services were established by the Archduke on 6 September 2018.

Foreign Affairs

Nations recognized [7]

(As micronation)

Nations which recognize Pinang

Nations not recognized

Governments and Heads of state and Head of Government not recognized