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Grand Duchy of Koss (Nemkhavia)

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Grand Duchy of Koss
Grã-Ducado de Koss (pt)
Grand-Duché de Koss (fr)


November 15th 2011–January 15th 2012

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Motto
"Long Live to the Grand Duchy"
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The Kossian Districts of Bravia, Federal District and Nilza
Capital city Domino
Largest city Bravia City
Official language(s) Portuguese, English
Official religion(s) Secular
Demonym Kossian
Government Reformed Monarchy
- Grand Duke Lucas Campos
- Chancellor Lucas Soares
Legislature Royal Council
Established March 25th as RPK
Area claimed 1 km2
Population 4
Currency Nemkhav Mark
Time zone KST
National animal Deer

Grand Duchy of Koss was one of the States of the Nemkhav Federation, located in the Federative Republic of Brazil. Lead by the Grand Duke Lucas Campos, he was the The Minister for the Economy of the Nemkhav Federation, since the founding of Koss on April 25th.

History

First Kossian Republic

On April 25th of 2011 the First Kossian Republic was found under the command of the President, Lucas Campos. After a reform, approved by the Council of Ministers, on April 27th, President Lucas Campos resigned in favor of Isabela Mello, who was made the new President by the Kossian legislature, becoming one of the leaders of the Republic. Being the other one, the Prime Minister, Lucas Soares. Isabela Mello appointed Lucas Campos as the Secretary of State of the Republic of Koss. On the beginning of June it was announced that the Nemkhav Federation would be accepting new states. Negotiations between the Kossian Secretary of State, Lucas Campos and the Nemkhav President, Mark Meehan started. On June 15th the Republic of Koss became part of Nemkhavia being the first state to ever join the Federation.


Nemkhav Republic Koss

On June 5th the Secretary of State of the Republic of Koss, Lucas Campos, began negotiations with Nemkhav Federation's President Marka Mejakhansk. On June 13th the First Kossian Republic was dissolved and it was established the Republic of Koss as a territory of Nemkhavia. During, what is called by the President: "Nemkhav Koss", many changes happenned, such as:

  • The disclaim of the Navassa Island
  • Change of flags
  • Creation of a Coat of Arms

The Republic lived for seven months before it was dissolved, replaced by the Kossian Provisional Government

Kossian Provisional Government

Seven months after joining the Nemkhav Federation as a Republic, the President, Lucas Campos, notice the sudden need for an change in the form of government, as a way to increase internal activity. On November the 7th, the President, Lucas Campos, passed the Kossian Act, which determined: the disestablishment of the Republic of Koss, the establishment of the Kossian Provisional Government until the Monarchy was installed.

Grand Duchy of Koss

After seven days of planning and preparing, Lucas Campos, established the Grand Duchy of Koss, nominating himself as Grand Duke. The monarchy was a success, the internal activity increased in an outstanding way. The Grand Duchy was ruled by the Grand Duke, solely Lucas Campos, with the help of the Royal Council as an advisory body.


Politics

Koss was a reformed monarchy headed by the Grand Duke. The Government structure was divided in 3 powers(Legislature, Executive and Judiciary) between the nobility of the Grand Duchy.


Legislative power was vested in the Royal Council, an unicameral legislature of three members, who were directly appointed by His Royal Highness Lucas Campos. The Royal Council was for the purpose to advice and to limit the powers of the Grand Duke. The leader of the Royal Council was called Council Minister,lastly Princess Isabela Mello.

For the Judiciary power, The Grand Duchy had three lower tribunals , located in the District of Bravia, District of Renu and in the District of Rio Brilhante. There was also the Supreme Court of Justice, which interpretates the law at a federal level. The Supreme Court of Justice was lead by Lady Marcela Hasslocher. and it was located in Pontava City

The Executive branch of Koss, was vested by the Chancellor and the Grand Duke, jointly. The Chancellor, lastly Lord Lucas Soares, took care of the leading of the state administration (a kind of a "Home Office" but often with foreign political duties).

Administrative divisions

Kossian District of Bravia, Nilza and Pontava

Koss was divided into 6 districts, which were further divided into cities and municipalities.

The districts are

  • District of Bravia
  • District of Renu
  • Federal District
  • District of Rio Brilhante
  • District of Nilza
  • District of Pontava




Economy

The economy of Koss was mainly based in the annual taxes imposed by the Kossian government, but the government started to engage in other economic activities in order to develop an independent state economy . The official currency of Koss was the Nemkhav Mark, since June 15, 2011.

The Nemkhav Mark was pegged to one macronational currencies, the Euro. It was lastly pegged at €0.50 to the Mark

The state and only bank in Koss was the State Bank of Koss, owned by the government and managed by the Grand Duke of Koss and the Royal Chancellor.



Military

Military power was vested by the Kossian Defence Forces, it was headed by the Royal Chancellor. Since the adoption of the Policy of Peaceful Existence by the Nemkhav Federation, the Grand Duchy did not engage in any type of war, being the army's only job to protect the Grand Duke and the country against terrorist attacks.





Language

Two languages were recognised as official in Koss: English and Portuguese, although French is widely spoken in the Grand Duchy.

On November 27th, 2011, the District of Renu asked the Supreme Court to remove the English Language as one of the official language in the district and implant the French Language as one of the official language in the district. On November 29th, 2011, the 1st Supreme Judge Lord Lucas Soares, carried the request to the Royal Council, which on December 1st, 2011, approved the change.

Each of the two languages iwa used as the primary language in certain spheres. Portuguese was the language that Kossians generally use to speak to each other. Government Papers had to be written in both English and Portuguese.


See also