Principality of Luana

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Luana
Principality of Luana



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Flag
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Coat of Arms

Motto
Nihil Sine Spe!
Trăiască Principele!
Anthem
Sa Luceasca Mandrul Steag!

Territories of the principality
Capital cityHațenicu (Mouzău Prefecture)
Largest cityHatenicu
Official language(s)Romanian,
English
Short nameLuana
DemonymLuanian (English)
Luan (Romanian)
GovernmentAbsolute Monarchy
- PrinceAlessandro I
Established21 February 2021
Area claimed1,93 km²
Population1
CurrencyRON
Time zoneEET
EEST


The Luanian Principality, (Romanian: Principatul Luanei), also known as simply Luana,was a romanian landlocked self-declared independent state with little to no international recognition. Luana was located in Southeast Europe and the nation was surrounded by Romania entirely. Luana was an Absolute Monarchy (even though it has a Constitution) led and founded by Alessandro I and the approximate controlled land was of 1 440 square meters. Luana had one region and the capital city was Hațenicu. The population of Luana was mostly composed of romanians from the city of Buzau but people from around the world were invited to become Luana's citizens. The official currency of the country was the RON.

The nation has a long history but as most recently it's also known as Abristan, the Former LRA or the Former Kingdom of Luana.

On the micronational stage, Luana had diplomatic relations with multiple countries and was continously looking to improve their diplomacy.

The Luanians are:

A) Romanians with luanian descent (most times presumed, there was no actual way of confirming exactly)

B) People from around the world who want to have luanian descent (as soon as they would get their citizenship they would become of luanian descent)

History

(Left to right): Weird-shaped rocks in the mountains near Bozioru, Settlement of luanian ancestors

Ancient Times

Luana's history starts in the mountains of buzau in the prehistoric times, where our luanian ancestors found home, near the nowadays city of Bozioru. Dating from that period are also some beautiful collections of weird shaped rocks, who some may say look like fallen small UFO's, near the prehistoric settlement.

The name of Luana has two legends, one is that the god those prehistoric luanians worshipped was named Luana, and the other one is that Luana was a very smart king of our ancient ancestors, who would wash the wounded with the water from a nearby water source who was known to do miracles. We prefer the second legend.

Modern Times

By the end of the Medieval Era our luanian ancestors already long left the initial settlement and established small towns very nearby, only some people still cared about the luanian past, everyone had already forgotten by the end of the Medieval Era

Many people of luanian descent died in both World Wars and we honor them, even though most of them didn't know they were luanian(even though we are romanians, we still believe in the luanian descent), and some of them weren't even living near the original settlement anymore.

During the romanian communist regime, the old luanians who still cared about our traditions were sent to prison, where they would be tortured and killed for being monarchists. The luanians were known for being monarchists because during the monarchy, you would be able to practice your luanian regional traditions freely, and you could teach the kids about their descent without anyone interfering, but during communism our traditions were opressed, even though they were very similar to the casual romanian ones.

Fast forward to recent years, everyone forgot about Luana and our traditions, only some old people are left that have told their stories. Tudor Alessandro and some of his friends or colleagues found out about the legends and also found out that some of them might originate from near Bozioru, thus confirming their luanian descent. Alessandro had confirmed his luanian descent first and wanted to do something to revive the luanian traditions and established a micronation, through that micronation bringing back the ancient Kingdom of Luana. He was crowned King and the micronation lived on for almost 2 years.

The L.R.A.

The members of the micronation and the King informed themselves and found out that there still is a descendant of the romanian kings and as a sign of gratitude for when they could express their traditions freely, they thought of offering the Queen, Margareta the throne of Luana until She can lead Romania. So they did, the Kingdom of Luana dissolved and the Luanian Royal Administration was formed, where the former King would be the Head of the Administration, second in command after the Queen.

Luana, at last...

Very recently the Kingdom of Luana was brought back because we need to put the luanian people above all other goals, though our respect for the Romanian Monarchy is still imense.

Modern History

A simple history of changes from the founding of the New Kingdom of Luana

15.01.2021 - The L.R.A. is dissolved

21.01.2021 - The (New) Kingdom of Luana is formed officially, declaring independence on the same day.

16.05.2021 - Luana dissolves

Geography

Luana was a country made up of plains,hills and mountains. It was located in Southeast Europe and it was sitting mostly on the Wallachian Plain. The nation was entirely in Romania, in the historical region of Muntenia. the Buzau River goes through-out the former luanian territories.

Territories

Territory

Luana owned a territory in the city of Buzau.Luana also claimed the territory where the luanian ancestors lived but it wasn't ever under Luana's control.

Administrative Divisions

Luana was divided in the following prefectures:

Prefectures of Luana
Coat of Arms Prefecture Prefecture code Prefecture Seat Cities Communes Prefect
Crangp.png Mouzău Prefecture MZ Hațenicu Hațenicu

Ideology

The official ideology of Luana was luanism.
Luanism wants:

  • A community where everyone is happy, everything necesary for a living is always in reach. The wellbeing of citizens is a top priority.
  • A community where there is liberty to do what you want, but as long as the rules and laws are respected. Crimes are punished severely to discourage anyone from doing them.
  • A community where everyone is well educated. Where there is no discrimination of any kind, there are no hooligans vandalising everything. A community where everyone has respect for eachother and everyone looks out for eachother.
  • A community where our planet is a top priority, ecology and recycling are guaranteed in a luanist community.
  • A community where you can always get a good job, so there is no need for you to leave for a better life, but anyone from outside can come in the community for a better life.
  • A community that is united and strong under one Monarch, the Monarch will inspire people and will lead the country(preferably with the help of a Government and a legislative arm).
  • A community where everyone has a chance, healthcare is free for citizens as long as they pay a very small fee every month.

Security and Defense

Directorate of Luanian Carabinieri

In Luana there wasn't a police force and a defense force, there was the Carabineri force. The Luanian Carabinieri was a militarized police, like a Gendarmerie, that while at peace performs policing duties and other peaceful military duties, but when at war acts as a military force. The Prince was the Supreme Commander of the Gendarmerie.

Service of Information and Security

The Service of Information and Security was the national intelligence and security agency in Luana. It was subordinated directly to the Prince.

Foreign Relations

Nations formally recognized by Luana

Bilateral recognitions

Culture

Luana's culture was Romanian culture with luanian regional traditions. There is a proccess right now that involves reviving past luanian traditions or making new ones.

Religions

Eastern Orthodoxy

The main religion of Luana was Eastern Orthodoxy.

Catholicism

There was only one citizen that is Catholic in Luana

National Holidays

This list consists of all national commemorative events and holidays that were celebrated and observed in the Principality of Luana. It also consists of religious festivals.

Date Name of the event Description
1 January New Year's Day The first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar.
21 February National Day Annual event celebrated to commemorate the independence of the nation from Romania on the 21th of February 2021.
8 March International Women's Day International Women's Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year around the world. It commemorates and highlights the role and importance of women folks in our society.
1 May Work Day Annual celebration of everyone who works for the development of Luana on the 1st of May.
10 May Monarchy Day Monarchy Day is a holiday that celebrates the Monarchy and the Monarch every year on the 10th of May. Even though the monarch may be born on another day, their birthday is publicly celebrated on this day. The holiday originates from the Kingdom of Romania.
1 June Children's Day (Youth Day) Annual event celebrated to commemorate the children and the youth of Luana, the future of our world.
24 August National Mourn Day Annual Rememberance Day for those fallen in war from Luana and Romania. Annual mourning for the Russian occupation of Romania, seen by luanians as the death of Romania and the start of oppression.
5 December Michael the First Rememberance Day Annual Rememberance Day for the death of the national hero Michael the First of Romania
25-26 December Christmas Christmas (or the Feast of the Nativity) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated religiously by a majority of Christians, as well as culturally by many non-Christians, and forms an integral part of the holiday season centered around it.


Sports

Football

Luana had a national football team called "Pescarusii" that participates oftenly in local championships.
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National symbols

List of national and official symbols of the Luanian Principality

Symbol Name Image
National Flag Flag of Luana
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National Coat of Arms Coat of arms of the Principality of Luana
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National motto Nihil Sine Spe!
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National anthem Sa Luceasca Mandrul Steag! ("Let the Proud Flag Shine!")


National colours Dark Green and Yellow         
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National animal An albino bald eagle
National flower Soldanella pusilla
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Official language Romanian and English
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National calendar Gregorian calendar
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Media

Media in Luana was distributed mostly by the state-ownedLUATVluana.png.
LUA TV was established on the 11th of March 2021 and since then was the only newsletter in the country.

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