Kingdom of Braspor
Kingdom of Braspor
Reino de Braspor
"Deum benedicite micronatio"
"God Bless this micronation"
|02 September 2018|
|16 May 2020|
• 2022 estimate
|HDI (2022)|| 0.906|
very high · 27th
|Currency||Conferential Doubloon (Δ$)a (CSD)|
|Time zone||UTC−3 (BRT)|
• Summer (DST)
Braspor, officially the Kingdom of Braspor (Portuguese: Reino de Braspor) is an enclaved Brazilian micronation located in South America, bordering São Paulo, Brazil. Founded on 2 September 2018 as a derivatist micronation, it counts with an active population of at least 22 citizens by september 2022. The capital Braspor, a city-state is the only and most populous city in the country. It has Portuguese as native language, while English is widely considered a working and diplomatic language. Deeply inspired by the culture of Brazil, Braspor is a micronation commited to the Treaty of Persenburg and the Protocol of Goetha and is a state-member of the Conference of Santiago.
The Kingdom is an absolute monarchy and all powers are concentrated in the figure of the King. Isolated until 2020, the Braspor emerged in the micronational scenario as one of the constituents of the Brazilian Sector. Through this, is a South American regional power among micronations and a small power within the Brazilian sector and can be considered also a small in some global intermicronational affairs. Its economy, mainly based on services and basic industry, is based on the Conferential Doubloon and are in their initial stage of development.
Famous for its sporting initiatives, it was the first organization in Latin America to hold a non-virtual sports event.
Braspor started when its founder Matheus of Souza Marques, indignant with the rising waves of crime and corruption in Brazil, researching things about small countries like Monaco, Vatican and Palau, and found articles about micronations. Among these articles he, found about Sealand, it was when he became interested and started to see about other micronations, as was the case of the Republic of Kugelmugel and Kingdom of Talossa, among others. Then, he founded his own micronationan, on 2 September 2018.
The etymology of the word Braspor braspor (pronounced "Brespor") are the initials of the founder's last name. BRAga & PORto.
Geography and climate
Braspor is composed by a house with just over 214 square meters. The micronation is surrounded by the city of São Paulo, located in São Paulo, Brazil. It is urbanized, has a tropical climate of altitude, with average annual temperature between 17 and 21 degrees Celsius and sporadic frost in some places during the winter. The surroundings are largely covered by parts of the Atlantic Forest.
Government and politics
Braspor is an absolute monarchy in which the King holds a strong political and institutional power, concentrating the executive power exercised by decrees. The Constitution was granted throughout its foundation in September 2018, and underwent some modifications in early 2019. Its authority over national affairs is shared with a cabinet of ministers, who in turn are appointed every year through applications open to the general public, what means that people from other micronations and even non-micronationalists can become ministers. The current ruling dynasty is the Casa de Souza Marques, a recently nobilited family, who proclaimed the establishment of the kingdom and occupied its throne since 2018. the kingdom is an absolutist monarchy, the ministers take an idea and send it to the king, the king makes all the decisions in case of his absence the second-in-command is the queen. the queen has the same functions as the king exercising the functions
Braspor currently has a national guard that watches over the security of the kingdom in case of external threats. the army (as it is usually called) also operates on festive dates such as independence day, currently has a staff of 4 soldiers.
as reported on the website, Braspor now has a space agency with the purpose of testing new technologies and Benedita the micro national space with the discoveries.
Active in the Brazilian sector, the kingdom is rapidly evolving in the diplomatic area, having gained much prominence by ratifying the Treaty of Persenburg, the Protocol of Goetha and the Convention of Mauritsstad, as well as becoming a member of the Conference of Santiago.
The Kingdom's economy, while still in its infancy, is currently booming. Without arable land and an abundance of natural resources, the nation earns its GDP mostly through internet commerce with the sale of T-shirts, flags, personalized mugs and agricultural products such as coffee, beans and corn. In the beginning, food kits were sold, generally used by campsites, nowadays they can still be found for sale.
On February 8, 2023, the Braspor bank was inaugurated, offering savings and loan services. Not much information is available yet, but on the kingdom's official website it says that the bank's mission is "to be the bank for all micro nationalists".
Braspor has a culture still in its early stages, most of which comes from states like São Paulo and Bahia, due the proximity to Brazilian territory. One of the works cherished as a major piece of art of Braspor, is an oil on the canvas of the first King of Braspor, given by the Karno-Ruthenian Monarchy on late 2020. The core culture of the kingdom is derived from Portuguese culture and Brazilian culture. Among other influences, the Portuguese introduced the language, manners and legends, while Brazilian culture, strongly influenced by African, indigenous and non-Portuguese European cultures and traditions, introduced played a considerable role, mainly in cuisine and music, shared with the larger surrounding country.
Braspor does not have any official religion, but the predominant religion is Protestantism, with practice in more than 80% of the population.
The most popular sport in Braspor is football. The Braspondese people is usually a fan of several sports, among which he can stand out soccer, futsal, basketball, volleyball, handball, swimming and several others, composing a very important aspect of the life of Braspor. However, the only national team Braspor counts with is on futsal, although it has been speculated the creation of an online team for eSports. In any case, Braspor made history by creating the first non-virtual sports event held by a micronation in Latin America, the First Street Soccer Tournament of Braspor, with some adaptations and reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|New Year's Day||1 January||The first day of the Gregorian year.|
|International Women's Day||8 March||Celebrate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women.|
|International Workers' Day||1 May||Honors the the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country.|
|Ascension to the Conference of Santiago Day||16 May||Commemoration of the signature of the Treaty of Santiago.|
|Queen's Day||25 June||Birthday of His Majesty, the Queen.|
|Independence Day||2 September||Independence of Braspor from Brazil.|
|King's Day||11 September||Birthday of His Majesty, the King.|
|Christmas Day||25 December||Traditional commemoration of the birth of Jesus.|