INTERESTING MICRO NATIONS
Added on: 23rd Mar 2016
Israeli citizen Eli Avivi founded this micro nation in response to the
government trying to bulldoze his house. The lawsuit brought
against him by the government of Israel was thrown out by the
judge and today the territory is actually promoted by the
Israeli Ministry of Tourism.
PRINCIPALITY OF MARLBOROUGH
A short-lived micro nation in Australia, its creator decided to secede
in order to avoid eviction from his farm following bankruptcy.
It didn’t take long, however, for the police to show up and
remove him from the property.
On January 21 1997, residents of the village of L’Anse-Saint-Jean
held a referendum to become an independent kingdom.
Canada has not recognized their independence but they
have managed to boost local tourism.
Started by Canadian Eric Lis, the name of the country is meant to
be a play on words (American Empire/Erican Empire). It claims
territory in Montreal, Australia, and Pluto.
FREE REPUBLIC OF WENDLAND
In 1980 German anti-nuclear protestors founded this micro nation.
It was stormed by police shortly thereafter.
Founded by Kevin Baugh in 1977, you’ll need your passport to
enter this small micro nation found in the middle of Nevada.
Rather than succumb to a forced merger with another nearby
Italian village, Filettino decided on independence.
They even started printing their own currency.
DOMINION OF MELCHIZEDEK
This infamous micro nation is known for its involvement in financial
crimes. As far as land is concerned, it claims several small