State of Bascal
| State of Bascal (eng)|
Negara Baskal (may)
Negaghe Baska (bma)
Bekerjasama demi kejayaan !
(Work Together for success!)
Negara Bascal, Tanah Airku (Bascal my homeland)
|Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia |
|Capital city||Kamp Basca D.C|
|Largest city||Singapore Street A.D|
|Official language(s)||Malay, Bascal Malay |
Recognised languages: Gutaish, Arabic, English
|Government||Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic|
|- Ketua Negara||Mohd Sukeri|
|- Governor||Amir Syafiq|
|Legislature||National Parliament of Bascal|
|- Type||- Unicameral|
|- Number of seats||- 4 seats|
|- Last election||- December 2010 (presidental election)|
|Established||7th January 2009|
|Area claimed||1 acre|
|Currency||Bascal Dollar (unused)|
Malaysian Ringgit (official)
|Time zone||BST (UTC +8) |
DST not observed (UTC+8)
|National sport||Badminton, Cycling|
|National dish||Rice and Noodle|
|National animal||Fighting fish|
|Bascal is a member of UAMW|
Bascal, pronounced (Bus-skull). Known officialy as the State of Bascal, (Malay: Negara Baskal, Gutaish: Statos ør Bazcalei, Bascal Malay: Negaghe Baska) commonly known as Bascal, is a landlocked de facto sovereign entity or micronation located in Malaysia. It was established on 7th january 2009 by Amir Syafiq. The state of Bascal is an enclave surrounded by the state of Terengganu, Malaysia. The capital city of Bascal is Kamp Basca D.C and the largest city is Singapore Street. On 26th October 2011, it changed the name from "Land Republic of Bascal" to the "State of Bascal" and declared the day as a "State Day".
Bascal is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic consisting of 8 districts, 21 areas and 1 autonomous teritorry. Bascal is a member of Union Against Micronational War, Micronational Association of Southeast Asia and Intermicronational Blue Cross and Blue Crescent Movement , a permanent observer of Association of Indonesian Micronations and Grand Unified Micronational.
Bascal derives from the Malaysian word Basikal which means Bicycle. It is also a name of the predecessor of Bascal, Kampong Basikal which literally means a bicycle village.
Bascal was first settled by Terengganuan speaking Malays in the year 2002 after the Malays bought the land to make a house. In late 2002, the Malays became a permanent settler.
In the year 2005, a group of small kids named the place Kampong Basikal (English: Bicycle village) and it became an official name for the area. In 2006, it declares itself an independent village. With a mayor and a citizen of it's own.
Creating a nation
In 2008, Amir Syafiq calls for a plan to create a sovereign state to replace Kampong Basikal. On 7 januaru 2009, the official declaration of separation from Malaysia was declared by Amir himself infront of the main village square (which is now called the Blue fish square), attended by his family members. Bascal comes from a small house to a small village and became a smallest country to declared independence (although many countries did not aware of it's existence) till today.
Bascal is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic. The Ketua Negara is the head of state of the country. Ketua Negara in Malay means "Head of State" who acts like a President (Like those in India and Singapore), they also act as a head of the religion and the citizen of Bascal. The head of Government is the Governor and is no different than a prime minister, only with different names. Bascal onced has 3 main political parties such as Bascal Democratic Party, Bascal Republican Party (also known as the Freedom Party of Bascal), Islamic Party of Bascal and also independent. Each political party has one seat at the parliament (due to lack of seats, size and population). And by 2012, IBP and BRP dissolved and left Bascal Democratic Party as a sole party along with an independent candidate.
List of Ketua Negara of Bascal
|Name||Years in service|
| Mohd Sukeri
||2011 - present|
List of Governors of Bascal
|Amir Syafiq||2009 - 2010|
|Muhd Nabil||2010 - 2011|
|Amir Syafiq||2011 - present|
Parliament of Bascal
National Parliament of Bascal (Malay: Parlimen kebangsaan Bascal) is unicameral. It is located at Kamp Basca D.C beside the Headquarters of Bascal Police Force. The National Parliament of Bascal has four seats. 3 seats belongs to Bascal Democratic party while the rest are independent.
The national constitution (Malay:Perlembagaan Kebangsaan) is the official constitution of Bascal. It is also known as the "Yellow paper" because it was covered by a yellow paper. It is one of the shortest constitution in the micronational world and in the world itself. The constitution has been changed for 3 times for the past 4 years.
Bascal is a tiny landlocked state which is completely surrounded by Malaysia. Bascal is wholly dependent on Malaysia in terms of infrastructure, economy and man power. Bascal is very small but each districts are quite differ in geography, forest covered much of the area in Hutan Sembelih , plain grasslands in Bukit Guling, Longkang and Padang Hijau, small desert area at Padang Hijau- Longkang border and urban area took more than 50% of the area. Mostly in Singapore Street, Ayer, Longkang, Bukit Guling, Kamp Basca D.C and Pagar Karat. Although the climate is the same as Malaysia.
Bascal is generally hot and humid throughout the year, the average temperature is around 28 - 34°C, the highest would be 30 - 35°C mostly between July or August and the lowest is around 22 - 25 °C mostly from November till early January. Bascal receives an average rainfall around 260000 mm. The climate in Bascal is same as Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
|Climate data for State of Bascal|
|Average high °C (°F)||27.8
|Average low °C (°F)||22.8
|Precipitation mm (inches)||134
Bascal is divided into 8 districts and 21 areas and has 1 autonomous teritorry. Most of districts is governed by President and the Governor of Bascal, due to because of lack of population in the country. Only Singapore Street and Baround Ayers has it's own Governor. Singapore Street is the only autonomous district in mainland Bascal. Bascal also has one teritorry that is the Autonomous Teritorry of Wangngah
Map of Bascal
Districts of Bascal
|Ayer||Dapor town||1 people||Mariam Yusoh|
|Kamp Basca||Kamp Basca||none||Amir Syafiq|
|Pagar Karat||Jalan Rumput||none||Amir Syafiq|
|Longkang||Guling barat||none||Mohd Sukeri|
|Padang Hijau||Limpah Budu||none||Mohd Sukeri|
|Bukit Guling||Bukit Guling||none||Amir Syafiq|
|Singapore Street||Singapore Street||6 people||Azimah Ghazali|
|Hutan Sembelih||North Gate||none||Mohd Sukeri|
|Autonomous Teritorry of Wangngah||Bandar Muhammad||2 people||Awang Alias|
Bascal abolished it's military in 2010 and replaced with Bascal Police Force as it's main defense force. BPF currently has 3 personnel and the current General is Amir Syafiq. It's headquarters is located beside the Parliament in Kamp Basca D.C. BPF is very small but well equipped with weapons and vehicles. BPF is divided with "Polis Ronda" and "Polis Sempadan".
- Rubber Shotgun (wood)
- Scooter (only used by Kamp Basca Police)
Bascal has a population of 9 (2012 est). Bascal is ethnically homogeneous, the Malays made up the majority of the country. Most of Bascalians are concentrated in large cities like Singapore Street and Baround Ayers. The country's official state religion is Islam of Sunni sect and play an important role in the country. Although the official religion is Islam, the State of Bascal allows freedom of religion and expression as said in the constitution. Bascal has 2 official languages that is Malay and Bascal Malay. Gutaish, English and Arabic are the recognized languages. Standard Malay language are used in official government documents and an official language of the parliament. Bascal Malay are used as a Lingua franca in the country. In 2013, English has been removed as the official language, but it still widely spoken.
Education in Bascal is is overseen by two Ministers. The minister of Education is responsible for schooling in the country while Curriculum minister is responsible for curriculum activities such as Sports, camping and more others. Primary education in Bascal is same as those of Malaysia. It begins at the age of 7 till the age of 12 while Secondary education starts at 13 till 17 or 18 (5 or 6 years). Bascal also has one and only University which is the University of Bascal located at Singapore Street A.D. Although a University, the UoB still has no post graduates or even students. The current minister of Education is Azimah Ghazali and the minister of curriculum education is Mohd Sukeri.
Due to the location, the culture is heavily based of Malaysian culture. Other cultures such as Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, British, Indian, Chinese and American also exist. Malay, Indian and Perso-Arabic culture plays a major role, due to because all Bascalians belong to ethnic Malays and all of them were sunni muslims either practising or non practising. All national holidays of Bascal are same as those of Malaysia except for Bascal Independence day and State Day.
- Bascal Independence Day 7 January
- State Day 26 October
- Hari Raya Aidilfitri (Eid ul-Fitr)
- Hari Raya Aidil-Adha (Eid ul-Adha)
- Christmas 25 December
- Chinese New Year
- Workers day 1 May
- Nuzul Al-Quran 26 July
- Wesak Day 24 May
- Sultan of Terengganu's birthday 26 April
*Bold are the national days only in Bascal.
Bascal has three types of media that is the Internet, the newspaper and radio. Bascal Television or Bascal TV for short is the only television broadcast, Berita Bascal is the sole newspaper in Bascal and Family FM is one of the two radio stations of Bascal. Bascal also has one youtube channel called "LandRepublicBascal", currently it has no videos.
- Berita Bascal
- Family FM
- Bascal FM
- Bascal TV
After the independence, Bascal opens it's first diplomatic relations with Auralia and Medallion. When joining Microwiki in 2011, Los Bay Petros was the first Microwiki nation to established a diplomatic relations with Bascal, the relations became formal on 23rd June 2011. Bascal has open a diplomatic relationship with more than 15 micronations across the globe (Including a dissolved one). It is the member state of the Union Against Micronational War, Intermicronational Blue Cross and Blue Crescent Movement and a former member state of the Organisation of Active Micronations. Although Bascal is not an Indonesian micronation, it is an observer at the Association of Indonesian Micronations and also an observer of Grand Unified Micronational.
Bolds are nations which had a formal relations with Bascal.
|Students' Isocratic Oligarchy of Yabloko|
|Republic of Kuhugstan (Dissolved, became a free state of Ransahara)|
|Raflesinesia (Joined with Indokistan)|
Recognized Micro and Macronations
| All UN members |
In Bascal. The most well known sports activities are cyling. Majority of Bascalians can cycle and is the weekly routine for some Bascalians. It is considered to be the national sport along with association football. Association football however, remains strong mostly among males. Bascal has it's own national sports committee and also a member of one Malaysian sports club. Bascal National football was founded in 2009 and currently a member of Virtual Micronational Soccer Board along with other micronations.
- Bascal Badminton Association
- Bascal Cycling Association
- Bascal Football Federation
- Bascal Netball Association (dissolved since 2010)
Other Sports afflitation
- Kayoh Bike Club (Malaysia)
A transportation system in Bascal is very small but developed. Bascal has two types of transportation system which are ground transportation and air transportation, water transportation didn't exist because Bascal is landlocked. Air transport is only at Singapore Street and at Baround Ayers. Bascal has 2 cars, 7 bicycles, 1 scooter and 2 cart. All transportation is held under the ministry of transportation. Bascal drives on the left, just like Malaysia. Bascal is a landlocked country and does not have ports and harbours.
- Highways : 1-1.5km (Bicycles,motorcycles and Cars only. Trucks and buses can only go through Longkang and Bukit Guling).
- Railways : none
- Airports : 2 (miniature airport) owned by Bascal Air.
- Waterways: none
- Ports and seaports : none (Bascal is landlocked)