Republic of Arkadelphia
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|Republic of Arkadelphia|
Motto: 'Be Just and Fear Not
Anthem: 'Battle Cry of Freedom
|Official languages||English, Spanish, Irish|
|Recognised national languages||English, Spanish, Irish|
|Religion||State Secular, Any|
|Government||Parliamentary representative democracy|
• Prime Minister
|29 July 2020|
|6 residential citizens|
|Currency||United States dollar (USD)|
|Time zone||Central Daylight Time (GMT -5)|
The Republic of Arkadelphia, more commonly known as Arkadelphia, is a micronation in the state of Arkansas. It is made up of it's founding land and two enclaves around the state of Arkansas. Having a population of 6, it was founded on July 29th 2020. The Republic of Arkadelphia has three cities; Edwin, Fort Sharp and Liam, with Edwin as the capital. The republic has one overseas territory, Móinéar Fianna, located on the west coast of Ireland.
As of 2021, The Republic of Arkadelphia has diplomatic relations with 6 micronations, with the foreign policy currently being constructed to build connections with other micronations to offer further cooperation between each other.
Arkadelphia is a combination of "Ark", meaning Arkansas or "Sanctuary", and "Adelphia" coming from the Greek language meaning "Brother" or "Place", meaning either place of sanctuary or place in Arkansas.
The start of Arkadelphia was on 29th July 2020. With its founding, two enclaves were created on 30th July 2020.
Association of Ozark Micronations
Arkadelphia officially joined the Association of Ozark Micronations, or AOMN for short, on 3rd August 2020, being one of it's founding members. Thee AOMN continued regular functions until its abandonment on 4th October 2020.
The Members of the AOMN are:
- Republic of Arkadelphia
- Socialist Republic of Ozark (defunct)
- Alexsandriya (no flag available)
- Hellenic Empire of Cimbrun
Multinational Association of the Americas
Arkadelphia officially joined the Multinational Association of the Americas, or MAA, on 13th December 2020 as a new member. It became a member in full capacity on February 18th, 2021.
Politics and Government
The government of Arkadelphia is a representative democracy. The departments of the government works as the advisors of the Prime Minister and oversee the agencies and administrations under their jurisdiction. As of 2021, departments are as follows:
- Federal Armed Forces Department
- Federal Transportation Department
- Federal Medical and Health Department
- Federal Records Department
The Parliament is made up of elected officials from each province, with the leader of the party with the most officials elected as the Prime Minister. The Parliament is split into two separate bodies, the General Parliament and the Advisory Committee. The General Parliament votes on and proposes new bills, with the Advisory Committee being the secretaries of the federal departments. They are advisors for the prime minister regarding important issues.
Currently there has only been one prime minister, Joseph Hackley, who started his administration with the founding of the nation.
Law and Order
Currently, the judicial system is overseen by the Advisory Council. Their job regarding the judicial system is to outline how laws are interpreted and enforced. The police force is under the jurisdiction of the Federal Armed Forces Department and will be until further notice. Those who break the law are to be given a trial, no matter what the crime is, and are tried by a jury and court justice. They are to give the ruling of the person regarding the crime they committed. The ruling can be thrown out, however, if new information were to come to light.
Arkadelphia has opened foreign relations with 6 other micronations being as follows:
- Turanian Republic of Hasanistan
- Southern Confederation of Angosvria
- Kingdom of Maldernia
- Queendom of Nyx
- Republic of Istria
The three branches of the military are the Arkadelphia Army, Air Force, and Navy. They are under the jurisdiction of the Federal Armed Forces Department and all servicemen in these three branches have to answer to this department. The department has to answer to the prime minister. Although only the department can declare war, it can be thrown out if the parliament votes to throw out the declaration. There is no official weaponry for the military as of writing and there have been no conflicts at this time.
Geography and Climate
The weather varies from different months of the year, but can be described as hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters with the average temperature being a high of (71.8)°F and a low of:(53.3)°F.
The climate in Arkadelphia is usually classified as humid subtropical climate. Terrain in the country is hilly with our highest point being 446.2 feet high. Our location is in central Arkansas on the east side of the Arkansas River.
As of this writing, Arkadelphia has no current exports or industries while imports are basic necessities such as food and water. There is no official currency for Arkadelphia, and although there have been some discussions and designs brought up, it has been seen as too costly to pursue thus far. We do give international aid to the United States, or as they call it, "taxes". As of now they have been the only country to receive aid from Arkadelphia.
Culture and Media
The customs of Arkadelphia are similar to those living in the United States and other English speaking nations. The education of our citizens is received from the United States, with no education system set up at this time, it will be this way until further notice. Languages spoken in Arkadelphia include English, Spanish, and Irish, with only one speaker of Irish and Spanish. Arts taken up in Arkadelphia include drawing, photography, painting, and writing. Regarding the press and television we give press privileges to the official twitter account that releases updates and info regarding Arkadelphia while television is entirely American as of writing. There is no official religion, and people are free to practice whatever religion they please. The holidays practiced in Arkadelphia include Christmas(Dec 25), Thanksgiving(Nov 25), Easter(Apr 17), Halloween(Oct 31), and Independence Day(Jul 29).
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