Republic of New Finland
|Buxton, Derbyshire, England |
|Official language(s)||British English|
|- President||Ivan Holmes|
|Established||Kingdom of Ivania, 30 April 2012|
|Population||7 (1 permanent resident)|
|Internet Domain||.nfl SMITH|
gov.nf (SMITHsite) 22.214.171.124
The Republic of New Finland is a sovereign micronational state founded by Ivan Holmes on the 30th April 2012.
It consists of 5 medium sized bedrooms, in Buxton, Derbyshire, England and is ruled by its leader, President Ivan Holmes, who is assisted by the Witan, a council of the Governors of New Finnish territories and the rulers of its allies
New Finland has a currency - the New Finnish Crown (NFC), issued in coins of 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 5 and 10 crown value and banknotes of 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 crown value. The crown is pegged to the value of 1/2500 (0.0004) of an ounce of Palladium. As of 28 August, 2012, 1 Crown is worth:
United States Dollars
The Crown notes look like this:
This is a low quality image of the 20 crown note to prevent counterfeiting.
This is a low quality image of the 50 crown note to prevent counterfeiting.
This is a low quality image of the 100 crown note to prevent counterfeiting.
The Crown coins look like this:
In order of least worth to most worth: 25 øre (1/4 crown), 50 øre (1/2 crown), 1 crown, 2 crown, 5 crown and 10 crown.
The micro was created in New Finland and therefore is accepted for all transactions. However the crown is very much still in use.
The main punishments in New Finland are fines and exile. Here is a list of crimes and their punishments:
|Murder||Exile for life|
|Assault||Fine of 100 crowns paid to victim with 10 crown government surcharge, exile for 1 year if repeated.|
Fine of 50 crowns paid to victim with 10 crown government surcharge.
|Racism||Fine of 20 crowns|
|Tax Dodging||Fine of 100 crowns with 100 crowns of tax|
|Harassment||Fine of 50 crowns paid to victim with 10 crown government surcharge.|
|Possession of Tobacco||Tobacco is destroyed and fine of 100 crowns with 10 crown government surcharge.|
|Possession of Violins||Owner of Violin(s) is forced to listen to Organ Music for 1 year, 24/7/365|
|Possession of Begonias||Owner of Begonia(s) is forced to grow only Artemisia Absinthium (wormwood) and drink only absinthe for the rest of their life.|
Every single criminal is tried by the President, or his Vice President if the President is unavailable.
New Finland has a well established 'New Finnish Free Health Service" which consists of a biscuit tin containing plasters, a bandage, some antiseptic wipes and a tube of Germolene.
New Finland currently has 7 citizens, however only one (President Ivan Holmes) currently lives there.
New Finland is a member of the:
New Finland has alliances with: