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Holy Salanian Empire
|The Holy Salanian Empire|
|Motto: A Cruce Salus|
|Anthem: Salania Forever|
|Capital||Lavrada, Capital Region|
|Largest city||Boonville, Boonville Region|
|Recognized Languages||Latin, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Danish, Gaelic|
|Emperor||Jordan Bruce Brizendine I|
|Archduke||Adam J. Brizendine|
|Empress (acting)||Ashton J. Brizendine|
|Last Election||July 10, 2010|
|Established||July 8, 2008|
|Area Claimed||982 sq. mi. (occupied) 268 sq. mi. (unoccupied)|
|Currency||The Salanian Behrandi (de facto)||The United States dollar (de jure)|
|Time zone||US-Canada Central Time, Mexico City(UTC -6)|
|National Animal||Fox Squirrel|
|National Bird||Northern Cardinal|
|National Tree||Eastern Red Cedar|
|National Flower||Prarie Rose|
This nation is a member of the Imperial League of Micronations, the Intermicronational Blue Cross and Blue Crescent Movement, the World Micronations Alliance, the Antarctic Micronational Union, the Micronational Olympic Committee, and the Atlantis Commonwealth.
Government Website: http://salania.webs.com
Emperor's Facebook ID: Jordan B. Brizendine
The Republic of Salania was founded on July 8, 2008 as a Parliamentary Republic. It became the Holy Salanian Empire on July 10, 2010 in a special session of Parliament. Though now an Imperialist Monarchy, Salania still has a Parliament and a Bill of Rights to protect its citizens from oppression.
After it's formation, the Republic was almost immediately embroiled in a week-long Civil War, and then a two month war with a neighboring micronation. After weathering these terrible affairs, Salania entered a period of stagnation, ended by the third and most devastating war, which almost resulted in complete capitulation.
The Republic eventually became the Holy Salanian Empire, as of July 10, 2010, though it still retains several elements of a democracy.
The Empire participated in the Second War for Victoria for approximately half an hour.
The Empire ceded a vast amount of new land, including the Kingdom of Milligansa, on August 27, 2010.
The Empire remained loyal to the President in the Atlantis Civil War and supported the Loyalist cause.
Government and politics
The Emperor holds all executive and legislative power, while the Parliament acts as the judiciary body. Parliament is free to convene at any time and can try to persuade the Emperor to do something, but they do not have direct authority over him (except in legal matters). Below the Emperor are the various department heads: The Secretaries of Defense, State, Foreign Affairs, the Treasury, Agriculture, Internal Affairs, Commerce & Transportation, and Conservation, the Commissioners of Education and Health & Public Safety, and the Attorney General.
Salania has always been nonpartisan.
- Department of Defense (DoD)
- Grand Imperial Army
- Veterans Affairs Agency
- Department of Internal Security
- Department of Foreign Affairs (DoFA)
- Department of State (DoS)
- Department of Internal Affairs (DoIA)
- Department of Cartography
- National Journalism Agency
- Imperial Vexillological Society
- Department of the Treasury (DoT)
- Federal Reserve
- Department of Agriculture (DoA)
- Department of Conservation (DoC)
- National Park Service
- Department of Education (DoE)
- Department of Health & Public Safety (DoHPS)
- Salanian Blue Cross
- Salanian Police Force
- Department of Commerce & Transportation (DoCT)
- Trans-Salanian Highway Maintainence Office
- Department of Justice (DoJ)
Law and order
As a Salanian Supreme Court has never been established, the Salanian Parliament tries criminals. The Military Police and the civilian Salanian Police Force maintain order through the direction of the Chief of Police and other Salanian leaders. The SPF has its own system of awards.
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The Grand Republican Army was founded on July 8, 2008. It participated in all of Salania's wars and grew to the precision force it is today, though it is now known as the Grand Imperial Army. The Army contains all elements of the military, and is divided into the Air Corps, the Naval Corps, and the General Corps. The GIA has a complex organizational structure and ranking system, and a distinct set of medals and other military awards.
Geography and climate
Salania can experience almost any kind of weather. Droughts, monsoons, blizzards, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, wind storms, and ice storms are all common. The temperature can range from -20 degrees Farenheit in the winter to 115 degrees Farenheit in the summer. The Salanian Antarctic Territory can reach much lower temperatures, and experiences coastal weather.
Salania includes forests, rolling hills, cheerful meadows, and small creeks and ponds. The Salanian Antarctic Territory, however, is mostly ice.
The Salanian Herald is, as it claims, "from the nation's first and only newsstand". This newspaper, started in September, 2009, shares information about current events throughout Salania once a month.
- Capital Region
- North Moniteau
- South Moniteau
- Burris Fork
- Willow Fork
- Prarie Home
- Clark's Fork
- Pilot Grove
- Clear Creek
- Jordan Bruce Brizendine
- Awards and decorations of the Grand Imperial Army of Salania
- Awards and decorations of the Salanian Police Force
- The Salanian Civil War
- The Milligansan War
- Republic of Salania
- The World Micronational Alliance