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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, 5 months and 9 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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His Royal Highness Air commodore John, Duke of Kingston KG (born 6 July 1970) is a Baustralian royal, father of John I and an air officer in the His Royal Air Force, formerly with the Baustralian Army as a Corporal serving with the Baustralian Grenadiers. He is the heir presumptive of the Baustralian monarchy, the father of John I and Katelynn, Princess of Wabasso, and is married to Susan, Duchess of Kingston.

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The Right Honourable Admiral Doctor John Stewart Timpson KG GBE SKB(hon) OW CStG DVex ADC(P) MP (born 19 June 2003) is a Baustralian politician serving as the 1st and current Prime Minister of the Baustralia since 2017, the 1st and current leader of the conservative party appointed in 2017, and elected in 2018. He is the first and current Commander of the Baustralian Fleet.

He helped found the idea of Baustralia by creating the story of an island nation with naval prowess [see Baustralia§Etymology] which was told to John I, who took this story as a basis for the kingdom.

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