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Baustralia (/bəˈstrliə, ɒ-/ (About this sound (listen))) is a landlocked micronation with minor creeks running through which account for 7% of its superficial area. It claims sovereignty over land claims in Canada and minor claims in the United States. It is the head of the Baustralian Empire, governing over three states claimed as a result of the Baustralian Conquest. It's first and current reigning monarch is John I, who also holds the titles of King and Emperor of Ostreum.

The name of Baustralia came about when John I and John Timpson was imagining a country of naval prowess and was similar to Australia in topography and climate. Due to these similarities, a 'B' was added. For the name of Australia, it is derived from the Latin australis, meaning "southern", and inspired by the hypothetical Terra Australis of pre-modern geography.

The idea for the formation of Baustralia came to mind when the King John I was doing a geography project on types of governments. Upon researching, John stumbled upon Sealand, and Molossia. After careful thought and planning came the formation.

A week after formation, Cold Creek, the province that contains the capital, had a coup d'état and was settled by a treaty to allow separation, this done in the best interests of the Baustralians. This coup caused the capital to move from Cold Creek to Cascadia.

Then, the king and John Timpson started work on the constitution, and upon royal approval, the Kingdom became a constitutional monarchy, based upon the likes of the United Kingdom. The kingdom is now 3 years and 18 days old.

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Selected article Symbols of Baustralia
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The Baustralian Armed Forces (BAF; French: Forces armées baustraliennes, FAB), or Baustralian Forces (BF) (French: Forces baustraliennes, FB), are the unified armed forces of Baustralia.

This institution comprises of sea, land, air, elements referred as His Royal Navy (HRN), His Royal Army (HRA), and His Royal Air Force (HRAF), respectively. Personnel may belong to the Reserve force or the Regular force. A Space Force also exists but is not yet adopted by the BAF as it is personless.

The titular head of the BAF is the Commander-in-Chief, His Majesty Admiral of the Fleet John I. The professional head of the Baustralian Armed Forces is the Chief of the Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Caleb Arthur. Each branch has its own Chief of Staff, the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral John Timpson, the Chief of the General Staff, General Geoff Audas, and the Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Julian Kostuik.

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The flag of Baustralia, often referred to as the Baustralian flag is a national flag consisting of a blue field with a white square at its centre in the ratio of 1:2:1, in the middle of which is featured a Baustralian Fish charged in the centre. It is the first specified by law for use as the country's national flag.

It's vertical equivalent is the same as the normal flag, though everything is turned 90° except the fish. The Federal Symbols Act 2, MMXVII dictates that for a flag to be considered 'vertical', it must be at most 45° from the ground.

There also exists flags to identify whether the Kingdom is in a state of emergency or transition, or where the emergency is. Green is used for transition, dark red for emergency, black for naval emergencies, red for terrestrial emergencies, or yellow for aerial emergencies.

Royalty Military biographies of Baustralia
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Her Royal Highness Surgeon vice admiral Katelynn, the Princess of Wabasso LG DBE OE KSM BTA (Katelynn Anne; born 4 November 2005) is a senior His Royal Navy officer.

She was Queen of Edstmae from November 2017 until the kingdom was occupied by Baustralia on 10 February 2018, after which she held the title in pretence. Later, John gave back some land from Edstmae, which he regretted, so he pressured Katelynn into giving the kingdom to John in the means of abdication. John then converted it into a dominion of Baustralia.

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The Right Honourable Air Chief Marshal Caleb Elijah Arthur, 1st Baron Carleton CKB (born 11 January 2003) is the Chief of the Defence Staff of Baustralia and was the Chief of the Air Staff before 20 Febuary 2020.

When everybody tries to make it up to you, you know they can't. They should just stop trying, and leave. If they don't, well you should leave.

— Caleb Arthur, 2017
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