Egan, officially the Principality of Egan is a small micronation located in Montreal, Canada. It was founded on July 8th, 2017. The fledgling nation is the birthplace of Crumology.
The word "Egan" comes from Egan Avenue, a street near the Principality.
The government of Egan is a monarchy. The principality is led by a Kaiser. The current Kaiser is Aidan I.
The Kaiser must follow a strict ethical code that cannot be changed without the majority vote of the citizens. The ethical code includes rules like: the Kaiser cannot sentence anyone to death, the Kaiser is not above the law, etc.
Egan is an anti-democratic pro-monarchy micronation. They are against Neo-Nazism, homophobia, racial supremacy of any kind, racism, and sexism. Egan supports feminism, environment-friendliness, monarchy, and religion.
The official currency of the Principality of Egan was the Canadian Dollar until October 27th, 2017. On that date, the currency was changed to the Eganese Dime, or just the Dime.
Eganese Dimes are made of recycled beer caps.
The capital city of Egan is Scammington. Egan is the name of the micronation, Scammington is the name of the capital. The two are often mixed up.
Scammington was named after a fictional town in the video game Cubic Castles.
Egan recognizes all UN members. Egan also recognizes Molossia, the Aerican Empire, Hutt River, the Commonwealth of Dracul, the Principality of Newton, the Kingdom of South Nostalgia, the Turtle Clan, the Hammer Clan, Apachiland, Skywalkistan, Catalonia, Levonia, and Abkhazia.
Egan has been recognized by the Aerican Empire, the Commonwealth of Dracul, the Principality of Newton, the Kingdom of South Nostalgia, and the Turtle Clan. Although Molossia does not officially recognize other micronations, they have stated that they would provide assistance to Egan if in need, and if it is in Molossia's power.
The Principality of Egan is a member of TAOF (The Alliance Of Fish), an organization consisted of the Principality of Newton (the founder of TAOF), the Kingdom of South Nostalgia, and the Turtle Clan
Egan's enemies include Spain, Australia, and the United States. Egan dislikes Spain because of the imprisonment and exile of Catalan separatist leaders. Egan dislikes Australia because the government dismissed Hutt River's independence claims as "gobbledy-gook". Egan dislikes the USA because of Donald Trump, radical Christianity, Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and the Second Amendment. The Eganese Monarchy is rumored to be scared of North Korea.
Coat of arms
The Eganese coat of arms is a white shield with a black tree in the middle of the shield. The tree represents the Tree of Cubenthep in the winter.
The national anthem of Egan is "Egan is our Home", composed by the Kaiser. The anthem has no lyrics, but it is often hummed.
Crumology was founded in Egan. Crumology is the study of breadcrumbs. Crumologists are dedicated to learning all the secrets that the breadcrumb holds. They are studying the elements that make up crumbs and are trying to convert it to gas and liquid.
The ECS (Eganese Crumological Society) is a group of micronations that work together and research crumbs. The ECS is known as the SME (Societe Mietologique Eganois) in French.
Mietologie is the French word for Crumology. Mietologist is French for Crumologist, and Mietologique is French for Crumological.
A Crumologist is a very high-paying job. Becoming a Crumologist requires 3 years of study. Crumology students go to Crumology school, which is more expensive than other schools.
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Egan celebrates the solstices and equinoxes, Christmas, Samhain (Halloween), Easter, the New Year, and Thanksgiving. Egan also celebrates 11 other national holidays, most of them inspired from "Stardew Valley" festivals. Christmas and Easter are observed as secular holidays due to their secularization throughout the 20th and 21st century A.D. Citizens get days off on equinoxes and solstices because they are observed as religious holidays,
- January 4th - Tumbo Day
- Febuary 13th - Creepy Day
- April 3rd - Emmett Johns Feast Day
- April 13th - Egg Festival
- April 24th - Lilac Dance
- June 26th - National Squirrel Day
- July 8th - Eganese Independence Day
- July 11th - Bagel Luau
- October 16th - Scammington Fair
- October 17th - National Eminem Day
- October 27th - Spirits' Eve
- December 8th - Ice Festival
- December 10th - Aidan's Day
- December 23rd - Feast of the Winter Star
Egan has a variety of slang words, some of them shown here.
- Yee = yes
- Nuh = no
- Judd = good
- Chumbucket = person
- Chuzzy = cold/chilly
- Smet = hot
- Badda = bad
- Season's Yeetings = traditional holiday greeting
- Hell's Mouth = a dishwasher
- The Devil's Job = loading/unloading a dishwasher
Eganese Cockney speakers replace "I am" with "I s' ". For example, "I am walking" would be "I s'walking" and "I am happy" would be "I s'happy". This is also the case in other conjugations such as "they s'talking" or "she s'talking".
Tree of Cubenthep
The Tree of Cubenthep is the main tourist attraction of Egan. It is a lilac tree located in Scammington. On April 24th, the day of the Lilac Dance, Eganese citizens dance around the Tree of Cubenthep. It is a shrine to Chef Tumbo, the protector-spirit of Egan.
Nudity and Naturist/Nudist activities are completely legal as long as they are nonsexual.
Egan endures harsh winters, where it could receive up to three feet of snow in a storm. Egan's territory is completely covered in ice and snow from December to April. Temperatures can be as low as -40 Celsius in the winter.
The Eganese are a very cultured people. Their culture is in some ways similar to Anglo-Saxon and British culture. The national food is bagels.
The national beverage of Egan is maple cowsmilk, a traditional Eganese beverage consisted of warm milk with maple syrup in it.
Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots is frequently played and even has its own league, the Eganese RSR League.
In terms of TV entertainment, Salad Fingers, the X-Files, Geography Now, the Joy of Painting, and Star Trek are popular TV series. Popular movies include Dog of Man and the Sixth Sense.