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Sovereign Trinity of San Pedro de Nada
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|Official language(s)||Te Reo ("Pedronesian"; especially on Solitude and Boredom), English, German (in San Pedrocito, S.P.G., and some regions of Doña Mañana),French, Esperanto, Castillian.|
|Capital||Puerto de Pedro|
|Date founded||April 7, 2001|
|Number of citizens||6|
|Number of active citizens||??|
|Government||Republic,(of a sort)|
|Current leader||The Pin'ead|
(The following material is adapted from the Sanpedronesian government information bureau)
The Sovereign Trinity of San Pedro de Nada consists of the Districts of
San Pedro Grande (S.P.G.)
San Pedro Grande is the main island of our archipelago. About 12 kilometres of paved roads, numerous buildings, various landscapes and landmarks are waiting to be discovered by you.
Puerto de Pedro, the capital settlement of the Trinity, provides four stores, several houses, a church and of course The Council Hall. But you may possibly rather want to spend your time in the cozy pubs of Puerto de Pedro, such as the famous "Golden Lion and the Lamb".
San Pedrocito is a scenic tiny village in the rural plantations area, where the vegetables grow. In the nearby forrest at the slopes of the Elephant's Back roughly two hundred parrots are singing "God save the Pin'ead" every morning, an event that brings tears to the eyes of every true Sanpedronesian.
Elephant's Back, a woody hill that reaches an altitude of approx. 112 metres. From the tower you can see almost every part of the Trinity, except "mysterious" Sorryville that hides behind Solitude's Hideout Hill. But look! Jim Morgan's on the pier of Solitude, trying to bait crabs or something.
Oriente (The East) provides a trinity of famous landmarks. The Palm Tree peninsula, where the first Sanpedronesian stranded with nothing but his life and an unsinkable mobile phone. The Lighthouse which might have been a cultic building of the primal population that mysteriously vanished; possibly this will be the residence of the Pin'ead once upon the time. The Aligator Farm, where you may take a deep look into the mouth of a yawning beast.
Doña Mañana (D.M.)
Doña Mañana Island, home of leisure. Snow white beaches all around, palm trees sway in the breeze. Those who like long walks will feel at home on this isle, that with its length of 12 kilometres from the Eastern Cape to the Western Cape will give you an idea of distance. Bicyclists from all around the Trinity love the 6 kilometres of paved road from the pier of Seis Casas to the Beach Bar, which once was well known for excellent seafood and cold refreshing drinks. When the wind blows from the north, you may smell the strange odour of exotic wildlife coming from the Aligator Farm on the main island. And on silken, silent evenings you may want to hang out at the pier, from where you can see the lights of San Pedrocito.
Actually the five houses and the hotel of Seis Casas are abandoned. The Ministry of Immigration likes to encourage the recolonization of Doña Mañana, even though settlers should be warned. Due to its shape and its location all houses might have to be evacuated during tempests and floods, because the island is utterly flat. Under such circumstances most of the Mañaneños will have to chose whether they wanted to spend some days on the main island or in the mountains - that is, on an 11 metres high elevation near Seis Casas which is called Alto Penalti.
Solitude Boredom (S.&B.)
Solitude Island, the little pearl of San Pedro de Nada, has once been hosting a colony of artists and anarchists. A 3 km long palm-fringed road leads from the pier to Trombone Palace, once upon the time a dancing hall. Three abandoned houses at the Elephant's Trunk, a longue of land that withstands the ocean since eternities, are waiting for tourists or settlers. The Ministry of Immigration encourages the recolonization of this beautiful island, where the rarely seen red stone gulls are breeding on the 82 m high Hideout Hill.
Boredom Rock - anxious people better don't try to stay for more than 24 hours on this tiny island with its maximal coast-to-coast diameter of approx. 900 metres. Tourists may like to visit the ruins of the old prison of San Pedro de Nada, and listen to the call of the archaic blue stone gull, that is breeding on the 67 m high Gore Hill, the highest elevation of the island, and by the way, an active volcano - which is why.
The people of Solitude and Boredom are famous for their hospitality. They call this habit southron; even the most skilled linguists still don't know where this word came from.
Provisional Ground Law For the Sovereign Trinity of San Pedro de Nada
We the representatives of the three isles comprising the island chain known as San Pedro de Nada, in order to establish justice, provide for the defence of our peoples, ensure the tranquility, and secure the future of our peoples do hereby ordain, bequeath and otherwise write this the Ground Law for the Sovereign Trinity of San Pedro de Nada.
Article 1: Name, Territory and Symbols
Section 1: Our nation is stiled 'The Sovereign Trinity of San Pedro de Nada.' Our nation may be referred to as 'San Pedro,' or by the initials 'SPdN,'in short.
Section 2: The peoples of San Pedro are called Sanpedronesians.
Section 3: San Pedro claims sovereignty over the islands known as San Pedro Grande, Dona Manana, and Solitude, including Boredom. New islands may be added with the consent of the people of the new island and the consent of the (Elephant's Snout)
Section 4: San Pedro has a pretty flag and a cool Coat of Arms.
We might even hae a pretty language like Te Reo. Hey let's make that damn elephant our mascot.
Article 2: Legislative Branch Section 1: All legislative power is vested in the Elephant's Snout.
Section 2: The Elephant's Snout shall consist of one member from each island elected according to the laws of that island. The members shall be elected on the national election day to serve a term of 180 days.
Section 3: The Elephant's Snout shall make any rules necessary for the operation of the Elephant's Snout.
Section 4: The Elephant's Snout may dissolve itself at anytime by a simple majority vote of eir members.
Article 3: The Executive Branch
Section 1: All executive power is vested in the Pinhead.
Section 2: The Pinhead is elected by the (Elephant's Snout) to serve an unspecified term. The (Elephant's Snout) may remove the Pinhead at anytime by a simple majority vote.
Section 3: The Pinhead has veto power over the bills of the Elephant's Snout.
Section 4: The Pinhead is the Marshal-General of the Defence Forces of the Sovereign State of San Pedro de Nada.
Section 5: The Pinhead must make a speech to the nation at least every three months describing the state of the nation.
Article 4: The Judiciary Dont commit any crimes and we wont need one! DUH!
Article 5: Amending this Ground Law Section 1: This Ground Law may only be amended by a two-thirds affirmative vote of the Sanpedronesian people.