Kingdom of United Counties
Dieu et mon droit
God Save the Queen
|Enclaves in Asia, North America, Oceania and Europe |
|Capital city||None (de jure), Mapleriver (de facto)|
|Official language(s)||English, French, Chinese|
|Official religion(s)||None (de jure)|
|Short name||Rabbistan, RBS, KUC|
|Government||Central Executive Office (Her Majesty's Government)|
|- The Queen||Her Majesty the Queen Mary|
|- Prime Minister||Sir Tony Humphries|
|- Chancellor of the Exchequer||Duke Chao Chin-lu of Chungsia|
|- Type||- Unicameral parliament|
|- Number of seats||- 20|
|- Last election||- 20th Parliament, all members of Parliament elected 2017|
|Area claimed||approx. 1000 metres squared|
|Population||approx. 100 Statistics may be inaccurate.|
|Currency||Florin (ƒ), cent (¢)|
|Time zone||Mainly in UTC (GMT+0)|
|National dish||Beef Wellington|
|Patron saint||Saint Wellington|
Kingdom of United Counties (Français: Royaume des comtés unis; 中文：萊坦聯合王國), or Rabbistan (Français: Rabitan; 中文：萊坦), is a neutral, independent, federal monarchy, and it's also an observer of the Association of United Micronations, League of Micronations and the World National Union. Its territory are mainly enclaves in China, Pakistan, India, New Zealand and the United States.
Kingdom of United Counties was a country with a long history. There are evidences shown that Rabbistan had already exists since 1802. In the beginning of 1900s, Rabians have Constitutions and finished democratic transition. In 1942 Rabbistan declared war with Germany and Japan and finally gained victory. After war, with the leadership of the Late King Chao Chung-sian and our advanced democratic regime, Rabian economy grew extremely fast, and finally led to an economic crisis. In 1950, the John Hamilton's cabinet practised a series of economic reforms and established a new healthy and stable economic system, being a fundament of Rabian prosperity today. The Late King and Late Queen Mother deceased respectively on 30 Dec 2008 and 15 Jan 2018. In 25 October 2018, the Prime Minister's Chancellery declares that Rabbistan will start transiting to a neutral state. From now on we will stop being full members, but only observers in intermicronational organisations, and we won't interfere or support either sides in any form of conflicts or warfares.
The monarch and head of state of the Kingdom of United Counties currently is Queen Mary, who was born in 11 April 1961. She was coronated Queen in 2009. With her leadership, Rabbistan established a great number of diplomatic relationships and continued our steady and healthy economic growth. Under her reign till now, there are domestic tranquility and prosperity. She also contributes a lot to charity and peace-keeping in the world.
The Rabian people enjoy a mixture of cultures between West and East, but mainly western culture.
Holiday is one of the best indicators of our culture. People of different ethnic groups will enjoy different sets of holidays. (This is because people of one ethnic group normally live in one region)
Rabbistan owns a time-honoured Honours system and it is totally available for foreigners to be nominated or bestowed. Despot Ested I of Vlasynia, President Lincoln of Terrexa and Grand Duke, Boniface I of Alimia had been bestowed. For details, please visit CEO Official Website https://rabbistan.weebly.com.
|1 Jan--New Year’s Day
[ALC] 30 December & 1 January--Chinese New Year
1 Mar--Commonwealth Day
2 April--Easter Monday
[ALC] 5/4--Tomb Sweeping Festival
11 Apr--Queen’s Birthday
1 May--Labour Day
27 July--Saint Wellington's Day
11 November--Remembrance Day
24 & 25 December--Christmas Eve & Christmas
|[ALC] according to lunar calendar|
The Rabians have already started astronomical and astrophysical researches for several years, mainly by observations. Our national research institute, the Research Institute of Astronomy RBS (RIAR) declared its joining the INSOIT program lately, on 15 March 2019. In the future, we will continue to put efforts into the scientific researches and science education.
Rabbistan currently uses 2 calendars. The primary one is the Gregorian calendar, which is used worldwide. The secondary one, the Era System, established in order to promote Rabian culture and traditions, is also used from July 2019.
The current era name is Kangzhi (中文：康直), started from 1 July 2019, meaning moderation and uprightness. It is selected from ancient Chinese book Shu Jing, 'the Book of History'. The Era System is regulated by Calendars Ordinance, 2019 SI No. 20, determined by Her Majesty the Queen with advice from the Privy Council, and finally announced by the Royal Household Agency.
Rabbistan has a regime of Federal Constitutional Monarchy. Power is decentralised to three sectors in central and limited power is delegated to local authorities. Conservatives and People's Rights Party are two major parties in Rabbistan. General election shall be held every 5 years or less. When a general election is proceeding, the counties can be also recognised as Electoral wards. 2 MPs will be elected for each county, to the Parliament.
|Organ||Central Executive Office||Parliament||Supreme Court
(including Constitutional Tribunal)
|Leader||Prime Minister Sir Tony Humphries||Speaker: Duke Zhao Qin-lu of Chungsia||Chief Justice: Lord Wellington of Keynes|
|Party||Conservatives||Speaker of the HoC: Conservatives||Nonparty|
Rabian system of administrative division is listed below from higher divisions to lower ones:
- Prefectures/Cities (Metropolitan areas)
- Towns/Boroughs (Districts)
- Villages (Communes)/Communities
Local councils are responsible for local legislations and regulations, and executive issues are practised by local executive offices. Local judicial affairs are conducted by all levels of courts.
Ethnic group divisions are only used to apply several laws that are specified to be practised in respective to different ethnic groups.
Claimed territories including individual units in China, Hong Kong (China), the United States, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom are administered by counties, the list of affiliations of the claimed territories can be found at the official website.
Currency and stamp
The Rabian Currency is issued and distributed by our central bank - Reserve Bank of Rabbistan. The currency system constitutes two units. One main unit is florin (ƒ), and its hundredth subsidiary unit is cent (¢). One florin equals to 100 cents. The designs of the 50 florins and 5 florins banknotes are already released, and it features the image of HM the Late Queen Mother (1934-2018), which contributed a lot to the nation's development. Notes of other denominations are still under the design process.
Rabbistan is also planning to issue share commemorative banknotes with the Bank of Terrexa, and the Bank of the UIE, as measures of enhancing cooperations with those two close allies.
National post agency of Rabbistan is the Royal Post Service (RPS). In 2019, official post stamp designs is being published successively. Current ones consists of Chinese poet Du Fu memorial stamp, 100th Anniversary of the Armistice memorial stamp, Signatory of AUM Declaration of Human Rights commemorative stamp, and Rabbistan - Terrexa friendship stamp.
The Queen along with the Prime Minister have already visited nearly 50 countries, and established different levels of formal and informal relationships with these American, European and Asian countries.
We are also an observer of the League of Micronations (LoMN), the Association of United Micronations (AUM) and the World National Union (WNU).
Currently, we have diplomatic relation with:
*MR: Mutual recognition, CA: Close allies
- Republic of Molossia (MR, informal)
- Grand Duchy of Alimia (CA)
- Kingdom of Alanland (CA)
- Grand Democratic Republic of Titania
- Republic of New Rizalia
- United Principality of Merseyside and Cheshire
- Principality of Egan
- Thisthattian Federation
- United Imperial Empire (CA)
- Kingdom of Apachiland
- Flario Federation
- Republic of Agelonia (CA)
- Republic of New Emersonac City
- Kingdom of New England
- Grand Principality of Holloway
- Nation of Terrexa (CA)
- Democratic Republic of Laurencia
- Republic of Arbintina
- Kingdom of Adanesia
- Republic of Wabashia
- Principality of Greater Princia
- Davidirtinian Selenite Republic
- Kingdom of Pöllömaa
- Kingdom of Paxia
- Republic of Amra
- Official Republic of Natia
- Kingdom of East Caledonia
- Official Kingdom of Arbreland
- Ionix Empire
- Imperial Union of Cayania
- Republic of Saldabria
- People's Republic of Victoriam
- Republic of New Vinland
- Domolican Empire
- Kingdom of Conadi
- Republic of Chrisland
- Wong Ming Empire
- Republic of Thusrston Islams
- Grand Duchy of Pikeland
- Kingdom of Lalastan
- Belka Federation
- Republic of Fitzerland
- Crystallion Kingdom
- Principality of Rushwell
- United North American Republic
- Juclandia (informal)
- Kingdom of Macalos
- Kingdom of Ikonia
- Republic of Wikonga
- Kingdom of Maas
- Karno-Ruthenian Empire
- Holy Christian Republic of Braunland
- Kingdom of Vryland (CA)
- Empire of Guanduania
- Triumvirate of Sonderan
- Principality of Munaland
- Republic of New Westphalia
Policy against extreme Islam
Kingdom of United Counties had already proclaimed its position which is against extreme Islam outside Rabbistan, extremist countries and extremist Islamic regimes. We consider that the extremist Islamic countries are severe violators of human rights, and they are also the most dangerous menaces of preservation of world peace.
KUC refuses to recognise and establish all forms of relationship, whether political, diplomatic, economic and cultural, with all extremist Islamic countries.
Rabian citizens have to be verified and examined to visit Islam countries. Citizens of Islamic countries are allowed to enter after verification from the Immigration and Citizenship Services besides application for visas.
Kingdom of United Counties is a secular nation. Freedom of Religion, including believing Islam, is ensured within the Kingdom of United Counties. Nevertheless, Islam canons that violate human rights will be banned from being practised due to its violation of the Constitution.
For twitter account: https://twitter.com/KUC_1927
REGISTER TO BE A RABIAN CITIZEN: https://rbs-citizenship.weebly.com
Government of Rabbistan official website: https://rabbistan.weebly.com
Official Discord server: https://discord.gg/EfWfazx