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Kingdom of Pomarium
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Motto
A all Rwy'n ceisio fy ngorau ym mhob sefyllfa, Ydw Gallaf
Anthem
Pomp And Circumstance March No. 4
Capital city Prittlewell
Largest city Concordia
Official language(s) English,Welsh,French,Latin
Official religion(s) None
Short name Pomarium
Demonym Pomarian, Wattles (unofficial)
Government Unitary Parliamentary, Executive Monarchy
- Monarch King James I
- Prime Minister Dame Alex Laherty
Legislature Legislative Assembly
- Type - Unicameral
- Number of seats - 12
- Last election - 15th December 2014
Established 5th September 1992
Area claimed 100 Acres (Excluding external territories)
Population 30
Currency Pomarian Pound
Time zone UTC + 10:00 (DST in summer)
National sport Scuba & Free diving
National dish Spaghaetti Bolognese
National drink Ginger Ale
National animal Wombat


The Kingdom of Pomarium is a micronation in the Southern Highlands of  New South Wales that was founded on 5th September 1992 by Timothy  & Patricia Copes

Etymology

The name Pomarium comes from the latin word "Pomarium" meaning beautiful garden, which Pomarium is famous for.

History

In 1989,  Tim and Patricia copes bought 100 acres of agricultural land in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales for use as a weekender, however a dispute with the bank in 1992 caused them to sell their Sydney apartment so they moved to the property and declared it a sovereign nation. In October of 2013 , King Timothy I abdicated and his Grandson,  James, Prince Regent succeeded him.

Government & Politics

Pomarium is an Executive Monarchy, where the monarch holds all executive power and some legislative power. The 12 member Legislative Assembly is elected every two years and is presided over by the speaker.  The Prime Minister is the leader of the government and leader of the party or coalition that has a majority in the house. It is his or her responsibility to coordinate the government & advise the monarch. In addition there are government ministers who run government departments & advise the monarch on issues relating to their portfolios. The cabinet makes up the Privy Council , which is presided over by the monarch. The Prime Minister since 6th December 2014 has been Dame Alex Laherty of the Conservative Party. In October 2014 it was officially decreed that as of the next general election there would be 4 multi member constituencies rather than 14 single member ones and would be elected using the Closed party list proportional system. 



Military

Pomarium's military is largely ceramonial and is responsible for protecting the country's borders.

Geography & Climate

Pomarium is located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales and has a very variable climate.  The capital, Prittlwell is a european looking garden however the majority of Pomarium is uncultivated agricultural bushland. The center piece of Pomarium is the man made Lake Prittlewell. The country also backs onto the Fitzroy Falls Resivoir.


Economy

The biggest industry in Pomarium is tourism, with hundreds of tourists flocking to Pomarium every year to see its famous gardens. in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Pomarium hosted the Waratah fair. Agriculture & Food are also big industries.

Culture

The arts is a big part of Pomarium's culture, with the main area of it being painting. The Legislative Assembly is also used as a painting studio. Drama & music are also very big there. Pomarium is also a very gardening & agriculture based culture.



External Links

  • www.sites.google.com/pomariangovernment
  • www.sites.google.com/discoverpomarium

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