Principality of Nossia

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Principality of Nossia
Prinsipato da Nóssea (Talian)
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Fecisti Patriam Diversis de Gentibus Unam
From differing Peoples you have made one native land.
Anthem: "Procession of the Nobles"
[1]
"Princely Hymn"
[2]
Capital
and largest city
Palco
Official languages English, Portuguese and Talian
Ethnic groups (2017) TBD
Demonym Nossian
Government Parliamentary Constitutional monarchy
 •  Prince Carlo I
 •  High Chancellor of The Principality Vacant
Legislature Princely Parliament
Independence from the Empire of Lifréia
 •  Declared 05 February 2016 
Area
 •  Total 192 km2
74.13 sq mi
Population
 •  2018 census 2
 •  Density 0.011/km2
0.011/sq mi
Gini (2019)Steady 22.05
low
HDI (2019)Increase 0.900
very high · 7th
Currency Nossian Crown (NCR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the right
a. Location: Crevan, Republic of Italy

The Principality of Nossia was a protectorate of the Karno-Ruthenian Empire and it was founded on 05 January 2016 by Prince Carlo I of Lamburg, inspired by the Principality of Monaco, the Byzantine Empire, the Second French Empire, the Empire of Brazil, and other small kingdoms in Ireland, as much as the Principality of Lampedusa and the Kingdom of Corsica. Nossia operates as a simulationist project.

Its cultural aspect lies in the desire to spread the Venetian culture, especially the Talian dialect and its foreign policy is focused on the active participation of the principality in the integration of the Anglophone and Lusophone spheres of micronationalism.

It has been the province of the Empire of Lifréia from May 2015 until the end of the Nossian-Lifreian Civil War, when it became independent. On 20 February 2017, after several weeks of negotiation between Carlo I and Oscar I, it was decided that the principality would join the Empire as a protectorate [1], the first of the imperial history.

The agreement between Karnia-Ruthenia and Nossia foresaw that the protectorate would last for a month, since for the imperial government it would be a sufficient period of time for the princely government end all their disputes to join the Empire or give up doing it. Despite the relatively peaceful period, the principality chose to maintain its independence through a referendum held on 16 March 2017, the result of which was recognized by the Emperor-King of Karnia-Ruthenia the following day[2].

History[edit | edit source]

Early Years[edit | edit source]

Insurgency[edit | edit source]

Carlo of Lamburg was appointed Governor of the Province of Astra by his brother, the Kanfre of Lifréia in early 2015. In an internal dispatch to the Imperial Household, the Kanfre Ivan VII (then called Lopes I) referred to his brother as "the most trustworthy person I know." While in office, Carlo came in contact with secessionist factions in the Province. One of them, that operated under the anodyne facade name of "Pope Pius XI Society" took Carlo as one of its commanders. Another organization was referred to by the names of "the Blue Brigades" or "The Moderate Secessionists".

Carlo, after his entry into the organization and now an adherent of Astran independency, didn't agree with the violent ways disseminated by the Society and sought a more peaceful alternative, leaving for the "Blue Brigades". With the provincial elections of May of 2015, he managed to form a sizeable "secessionist" cabinet. From that moment, it seemed that all was going accordingly to the plans of the governor. Diplomatic talks with the lifreian government were to be held soon.

However, hostilities broke out after a member of the so-called "Pius XI Society" (A radical secessionist group) attacked the provincial government headquarters. This triggered a swift response from the Lifreian Government who declared martial law and assumed control of the Provincial Government. Observing the volatile situation, Carlo armed the "Blue Brigades", waiting for the worst.

The Young Government[edit | edit source]

One year after his accession, the recently-crowned prince acknowledged his own incapacity in leading the newly-installed government himself. After some days of intense meditation on the question, he appointed a newly admitted citizen, Ellinton Machado, to the newly created post of "High Chancellor of the Principality", making him effectively the head of the young government.

Sometime later, Carlo and the Chancellor had their first attrict, when the Prince noticed his unwillingness to keep up with and participate in the goverment routine, also noticing several breaches of protocol and faux-passes by the Chancellor, who once reffered to the institution of the Crown as "mostly useless and limited to rare, if any, ceremonial roles" [3]

Nossia Soldiers On[edit | edit source]

On the early days of 2019, after the Anniversary of Independence passed as a blank slate, the prince decided to renew the project, updating it for the new times ahead. At first, the nation's coat of arms were remade on the last days of October 2018, followed by a new flag [4] on the first days of February of the next year.

Geography[edit | edit source]

Constituent states of the Principality of Nossia
Flag Coat of Arms State Initials Capital Citizens Area Official Languages Head of State
Bandeira de Palco.png COA da Palco.png
Serene Republic of
Palco
RP Palco
TBD
1 km²
English, Talian, Portuguese President
Carlo of Lamburg-Massaca

Politics[edit | edit source]

The meeting place of the Princely Parliament, the "Palasso Salina".

The principality is a Parliamentary constitutional monarchy, having, since its founding, a non-codified constitution. The High Chancellor acts as the country's head of government, while the Prince retains supreme moderating power, ensuring that the Nossian Courts do not interfere with the workings of Parliament and the Chancellery.

The country, as of now, has had only one major party, the NNP, wich has retained the majority of national and provincial parliamentary votes since the principality's founding. The NNP retains five chairs in the Princely Parliament, out of nine. The other half of the seats is occupied by independent politicians, the likes of Ellinton Machado, the infamous first High-Chancellor of the principality.

Culture[edit | edit source]

"Spagheti da Galina", a chicken spaghetti, served with black pepper and lemon. Especially popular in Palco.

Culture of the Provinces[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]