Beginner’s guide to starting your own nation

Paul Raven @ 29-02-2008

girl-with-flag If you’re looking for a way to kill time this Friday (before Friday free Fiction turns up, of course), why not start planning your own independent country with this concise summary of the steps required to create an internationally-recognised sovereign state? [image by dario_471]

As with business and industry, it can be tough going for the small start-ups in the statehood game, but the plucky and persistent sometimes manage to stay afloat. Once you’ve founded your micronation, you may want to join the League Of Micronations in lieu of acceptance into the UN; if nothing else, it’ll give you a social circle for bitching about the big boys.

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3 Responses to “Beginner’s guide to starting your own nation”

  1. Danny Bloom says:

    So could Taiwan join?

  2. femke says:

    no, i think taiwan can’t because the smaller nations won’t accept it. macronations should just accept it already. besides, it’s practically its own country.

  3. Joe says:

    China says Taiwan isn’t an independent nation.