Free City of Cleveland
|— Holy Roman Imperial Estate —|
|Nickname(s): The Land|
|Motto: The voice of the people is the voice of God|
|Established||15 July 2013|
Cleveland, officially the Free City of Cleveland is an independent city-state. It was previously an unincorporated Monovish colonial territory from October 10, 2013 and a khanate of Nedland until February 9, 2017.
On July 19, 2013, upon Emperor Manu II of Mouzilo's proposal, Cleveland joined Hasanistan and Mouzilo to establish Kekropia, a newly formed Federation. Kekropia dissolved on August 7, 2013, leaving Cleveland independent.
On October 10, 2013, by Royal Decree of Prince Harold I, Cleveland become a Monovish unincorporated colonial territory governed by Edward Jacobs. On December 21, 2016, Cleveland was annexed by Nedland with the rest of Monovia, and was subsequently split off to form its own khanate. On February 9, 2017, following a series of negotiations with Ned Gunderson, Jacobs declared independence from Nedland, creating the Free City of Cleveland.
On May 25, 2017, Cleveland acceded to the Holy Roman Empire.
Cleveland is de facto an absolute monarchy, led by a Despot. He holds absolute power over the legislative, executive and judiciary branches.