Member state of the Grand Unified Micronational

From MicroWiki, the free micronational encyclopædia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Grand Unified Micronational currently has 37 full member states and 2 provisional member state – as well as 10 observers (see Observer state of the Grand Unified Micronational).

Full members are those ratifiers of the Charter that can contribute to discussions and debates, vote in Quorum sessions, and stand for election to any positions in the organisation. Provisional membership is a status granted to newly approved member states or to member states that are found in the process of expulsion. Provisional members do not hold voting rights and cannot stand for election but may partake in Quorum discussions. Only fully "sovereign" micronations may become member states. A nation must have ratify the GUM Charter and fulfil the requirements of the Wrythe Convention and Edgbaston Convention, then they may apply for full membership status. The application will be voted on in Quorum by the other members. The Chair may reject any application. If accepted, they will be granted provisional membership and a second vote for full membership will take place after two weeks.

Each member state is represented by a delegation team from that nation. A full member may have up to three delegates, and only one delegate may be present in any given Quorum session. This is opposed to observers, which may only have one delegate.

The constitutionally recognised founding member states of Grand Unified Micronational were the Kingdom of Camuria, the Democratic People's Republic of Erusia, Scientopia, the Republic of Petorio, Stigistan, Tozland and the Federal Republic of St.Charlie. However, following investigations by the organisation, the Kingdom of Camuria was suspended from membership in late February 2009. It was also later revealed on 30 July 2010, that Erusia was an experiment known as the Lethler Experiment, where it was proven, and indeed, openly admitted by Robert Lethler, that the entire Erusian micronation was a fabrication, used to further his own means.



Nation name Native name/
co-official name
Flag Arms Code Accession
Area (km2)
Empire of Adammia Adammia Flag of Adammia.svg AdammiaCoA.png ADM 12 May 2013 54 179,030m² (0.17903 km2)
Empire of Aenopia Aenopia Aenopia flag.svg Aenopia CoA.svg n/a 27 November 2019 15 14,140m² (0.01414 km2)
Empire of Austenasia Austenasia Flag of Austenasia.svg Coa of Austenasia.png AST 11 October 2009 102 ~1,217,266m² (1.217266 km2)
Unified Royal States of Australis Australis Flag of Australis.svg Second Coat of Arms of Australis.png RSA 13 October 2020 45 ~3,697,240m² (3.69724 km2)
Kingdom of Burdette Burdette FlagofBD.png KingdomofBurdettecoatofarms.png BUR 4 June 2021 26 ~94,312m² (0.0943120 km2)
Commonwealth of Essexia Essexia Flag of the Commonwealth of Essexia.svg Essexia Coat of arms.png ESX 20 January 2019 25 ~56,656m² (~0.056656 km2)
Gymnasium State Stát Gymnázium Flag of the Gymnasium State.svg Coat of arms of the Gymnasium State.svg SGY 25 December 2018 26 912m² (0.000912 km2)
Kingdom of Ikonia Ikonia Flag of Ikonia (Pantone).svg Royal coat of arms of Ikonia.svg IKO 25 December 2018 18 ~53,000m² (0.053 km2)
Empire of Iustus Iustus Flag of Iustus.svg 800px-Iustus CoA.png IUS June 2018 88 Unknown
Juclandia Juclandia Flag-of-Juclandia.png CoA Jucaresti.png JUC Early 2013 164 1,650m² (0.00165 km2) (est.)
Kingdom of Jupiter Jupiter Current flag.png JUP 22 May 2017 11 Est. 1,000,000m² (1 km2)
Jusin Republic Jusin 3rd Jusin Flag.svg Jusin National Emblem.svg n/a 30 January 2020 25 2200 m2 (0.0022 km2)
Principality of Ledilia Ledilia Updated TRA PDL Flag.png Ledcoatofarms.png LDL 22 September 2019 19 1,875,000m² (1.875 km2)
Kingdom of Lytera Lytera Flag of Lytera.svg LyteraCOA copy.png LYT 25 August 2019 30 28,380m² (0.02838 km2)
Mercia Mercia Flag of Mercia.svg Merciaemblem.png MRC November 2015 32 Unknown
Union of Millania and New Granada Koningías Uñida Mijanja
xu Granadía Noúva
FLAGMNG.png CoAMGN.png MGN 11 November 2018 52 150,900m² (0.1509 km2)
Nemkhav Federation Nemkhavia Imperial Republic Flag Wiki.png Nemkhavia coa.png NKV 14 August 2018 Census pending Unknown
Republic of New Rizalia New Rizalia FLAGOFNEWRIZALIA.jpg NRZ 20 January 2019 27 160,631,060m² (160.63106 km2)
Tsardom of Nolland Nolland Knoll flag 1.png NollandArms.png NLL 11 November 2018 Unknown Unknown
Plushunia Pluşunia PlushuniaFlag2.png n/a 25 August 2019 ~457 Est. 20,000m² (0.02 km2)
Principality of Posaf Posaf Flag of Posaf.svg Posafnewcoa.png PSF 28 March 2018 60 28,328m² (0.028328 km2) (2019 estimate)
Principality of Sancratosia Sancratosia Flag of Sancratosia.svg Coat of arms of Sancratosia (Greater).svg SNC 3 October 2022 58 115 m2 (0.000115 km2)
Triumvirate of Sonderan Sonderan Flag of Sonderan.svg n/a 25 August 2019 25 Unknown
Uber-Essian Union Uber-Esse Flag of Uber-Esse.svg Essequiesenberg1.png UEU 1 June 2020 Unknown Unknown
Commonwealth of Uskor Uskor Uskorian Flag.png Emblem of Zealandia.png UOR Mid-2016 20 9,490,000m² (9.49 km2)
Kingdom of Wyvern Wyvern WyvernFlagImproved.png Wyvernrcoa.png WYV 2010 27 8,000m² (0.008 km2)

Former members

Nation name Native name/
co-official name
Flag Arms Code Accession
Area (km2)
Kingdom of Atovia Atovien Flag of Atovia.svg Greater CoA Atovia New.png ATO 9 March 2019 9 July 2021
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
14 20,000m² (0.02 km2)
Federal Republic of Caddia Caddia Caddiaflag.png CAD 20 February 2020 11 July 2021
(Full Membership - Expelled for inactivity)
17 Unknown
Grand Republic of Cycoldia Cycoldia Flag of Cycoldia.svg Coat of Arms of the Grand Republic of Cycoldia.svg n/a 10 November 2019 26 April 2020
(Full Membership - Expelled for poor conduct)
201 5,589,194m² (5.5891943km²)
Essian Commonwealth Essiai Commensalocha Esse flag.png Esseseal.png ESE 26 December 2016 16 March 2018
(Full Membership - Dissolved)
17 7.3 km2
Democratic Duchy of Francisville Francisville Flag of Francisville.png Francisville crest.png FRV 8 January 2009 20 September 2010
(Permanent Observer -
Expired during GUM dormant period)
14 0.97 km2
Kingdom of Gradonia Gradonia Flag of Gradonia.svg Kingdom of GradoniaCoA.svg GDN 27 November 2018 30 March 2021
(Full Membership - Downgraded to Observer
and failed to renew status)
~43 ~1,752,000m² (1.752 km2)
Kingdom of Hrafnarfjall Hrafnarfjall Flag of Hrafnfjallv2.png COA of Hrafnfjallv2.png HRA 10 February 2019 28 October 2020
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
23 Unknown
Imperial Grand Duchy of Lundenwic Lundenwic Lundenwicflag1.png Lundenwic Coat of Arms.png LDW 19 January 2015
16 June 2019
17 April 2017
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
14 November 2019
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
15 5.11 km2
Misberian Confederacy Misberia Flag of Misberia.svg DoM 2020 COA.png MIS 25 August 2019 25 February 2020
(Full Membership - Dissolved)
36 Unknown
Principality of Montescano Montescano Montescano-Flag.png Montescano-CoA.png n/a 14 July 2019 20 June 2020
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
32 Unknown
Principality of New Eiffel New Eiffel Flag of New Eiffel.svg Royal coat of arms of New Eiffel.svg NEI 19 May 2019 1 November 2020
(Full Membership - Nation dissolved)
~5 580m² (0.00058 km2)
Republic of New Westphalia New Westphalia Flag of New Westphalia.svg NewWestphaliaSeal.png NWP 25 December 2018 10 April 2020
(Full Membership - Expelled for
improper conduct)
1 Unknown
Union of Nova-Occitania Nova-Occitania FlagUNOc.png CoatofArmsOccitania.png OCC 30 January 2020 3 August 2020
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
23 2.086 km2
Federation of Orientia Orientia Flag of Orientia.jpg Orientia CoA.jpg n/a 11 January 2020 22 October 2020
(Full Membership - Dissolved)
100+ 0.52 km2
People's Republic of
Ponderosa Hills
Ponderosa Hills PRPH flag.svg State Emblem of PRPH.svg n/a 19 May 2019 12 January 2020
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
3 70,000m² (0.07 km2)
Kingdom of Sabia and Verona Sabia i Verona Flag of Sabia and Verona.svg Greater Arms of Sabia and Verona.png SIV 17 April 2017 20 October 2019
(Full Membership - Expelled for inactivity)
131 47,000m² (0.047 km2)
Palatinate of Uberquiesenberg Uberquiesenberg Kingdom of Uberquiesenberg.png Uber COA.png UBQ 13 July 2017 1 June 2020
(Full Membership - Succeeded by the
Uber-Essian Union)
Unknown Unknown
Usian Republic USI Uiopp.png Grand Seal of the Republic of USI.PNG USI 19 January 2015 1 June 2020
(Full Membership - Dissolved ~7 February 2016)
33 Unknown
Vlasynian Despotate Vlasinia Flag of Vlasynia.svg Coat of Arms of the Vlasynian Despotate.png VLS 17 June 2020 1 August 2021
(Full Membership - Dissolved)
10 20.74 km2
Free City of Vodopol Orașul Liber Vodopol Flag of the Free City of Vodopol.png Coat of Arms of the Free City of Vodopol.png VDP 1 August 2021 24 February 2022
(Full Membership - Withdrew)
3 0.0004 km2
Federal Union of Wegmat Wegmat/FUW Flag of the Kingdom of Wegmat.svg Wegcoato.jpeg WEG 27 November 2019 December 2022
(Full Membership - Expelled for Inactivity)
175 1,978,910m² (1.97891 km2)


Member states, and provisional members and observers, may leave at any time, commonly through a referendum. Most nations leave usually after a controversial event within the organisation.


Members can vote for the expulsion of members for multiple reasons, most often on the grounds of inactivity.

Country codes

The GUM maintains a list of 3-letter country codes for micronations, as an extension to the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country codes used by macronational organisations. The codes are set by the Chair, with the consensus of the member states. Codes are kept for former members, whither they optionally left or were expelled. A handful of micronations which have never been member states nor observers also have GUM codes.


Each member state is represented by a delegation team from that nation. A full member may have up to three delegates, and only one delegate may be present in any given Quorum session. Observers may only have one delegate. In elections, each member state is allowed one vote. Most commonly, the main delegate of the nation will solely decide who to vote for.


There are a number of offices which individuals may have.


At summits, usually, but not always, the head of state or head of government attends. Another representative may also be sent.


Political systems

The exact political system of a micronation is not limited, however, member states may independently vote against membership of an applying nation for any reason, which includes not supporting a nation's political system.

The majority of member states—21 out of 37–incorporate a monarchy into its political system; this includes 14 constitutional monarchies (and an elective-constitutional monarchy, the system of Posaf), 4 absolute monarchies, a parliamentary diarchy, federal monarchy and a constitutional triumvirate, a political regime ruled or dominated by three powerful individuals known as triumvirs, the political system of Sonderan. Of the remaining, 6 are constitutional republics, 5 are presidential republics, and 2 are semi-presidential republics. Most republics and monarchies operate a parliamentary system. The GUM Quarterly Statistical Report held between October - December 2019, found that 6 out of the total 9 nations (66.7%) were considered multi-party democracies, while two (22.2%) was a two-party democracy, and one (11.1%) was a single-party/dominant-party sate. The most common type of proportional representation is the party-list system.

The most recent GUM Quarterly Statistical Report held between October - December 2019, found that the predominant legislature type was unicameral, with 8 out of 11 (72.7%) surveys nations using unicameral parliaments. 3 nations (27.3%) had bicameral legislatures. The average amount of legislators among the surveyed nations was 8.18; the nation which had the largest legislature by the number of members was Gymnasium State, with 22, while the smallest was Ledilia, with 1.

The same GUM Quarterly Statistical Report also found that only 9 out of 11 surveyed nations (81.8%) had active political parties. Of these, the average number of political parties was 5.44. Nations with the most active political parties were New Eiffel with 12, Posaf with 11 and Millania with 10. Two nations had two-party systems.


GUM Quarterly Statistical Reports

The Quarterly Statistical Report is the chief work of the Secretariat of Statistical Research. Though the Report was assigned to the Secretariat in 2016, the first Report was presented to the organization by Tarik in August 2017. Since then, only five reports were created:

See also