Micronations are countries started by one or a group of people which is not noticed by the United Nations. These countries are mostly used in people's heads, or on the internet.
People make micronations for lots of reasons. Some are to show they do not like their main country (for example the UK), or if they want to make money, or to use it as a place for themselves.
Here is a list of some Micronations;
Republic of Dolmatovka (2014).
Some micronations play in competitions.
The biggest football organisation for micronations is known as the MFA (Micronational Football Association), founded by Joe Foxon in 2009. It has 13 micronations from 7 countries as members. It makes a competition every 4 years called the MFA World Cup for all the micronations in the world to play in. The first World Cup will be in Southern England in 2013.
Every year there is a chess competition for micronations to play in. It is played on the computer and in the first year, 3 micronations took part.
Every year there is a singing competition called the MicroVision Song Contest. Micronations make a song and put it on the internet, and then other micronations vote for the best song. The winner then makes the next one.
Wikipedia of Micronations
- Micronations in the United States Prepare for Coronavirus, Send Messages of Goodwill to the American People - Newsweek - April 11th, 2020
- The Joy of Collecting Stamps From Countries That Don't Really Exist - Atlas Obscura - February 12th, 2020
- Lilliputians in Gulliver's World - The odd world of the mini-state - Geographical - October 24th, 2019
- Asteroid warning: When impact hits, nothing but cockroaches will survive, claims expert - Express.co.uk - September 18th, 2019
- Micronation | East Asian Micronations Wiki | FANDOM ... - March 10th, 2019
- Possible Locations for the New The Pirate Bay HQ ... - January 30th, 2019
- Inside the world's strangest micronations - telegraph.co.uk - September 29th, 2018
- Stattement by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs | Talossa - September 29th, 2018
- Micronations: The Lonely Planet Guide to Home-Made Nations ... - September 24th, 2018
- Talossa - Wikipedia - May 6th, 2018
- Micronation | MicroWiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia - March 19th, 2018
- Micronation | Fifth World Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia - February 18th, 2018
- List Of MicroNations No Trouble - Don't Mess - August 25th, 2017
- We met 27 people who claim to be the rulers of their own countries ... - VICE News - August 4th, 2017
- Apple Says It Will Overtake Samsung Pay By Year's End - ChannelNews - August 4th, 2017
- Australia's hidden micronations: It's not the size of the country but how you rule it - 9news.com.au - July 2nd, 2017
- Liberbeer Beer with a Taste of Freedom - Total Croatia News - June 30th, 2017
- Micronations / Axis Powers Hetalia - TV Tropes - June 26th, 2017
- Micronation - MicroWiki - June 7th, 2017
- DAVID MURDOCK: On fascinating things - Gadsden Times - June 6th, 2017
- When Did We Become A Country? The (Not So) Great Chaplin/Cruz Debate - Above the Law - June 6th, 2017
- Inside the plan to replace Trump's border wall with a high-tech ... - The Verge - April 8th, 2017
- Top 10 Most Densely-Populated Countries in Europe - JetPunk - March 8th, 2017
- An LGBTQ Micronation Declared War On Australia In 2004 And A Senator Is Still Mad About It - Huffington Post Australia - February 28th, 2017
- Anthelia - MicroWiki - micronations.wiki - February 23rd, 2017
- Life's tough for a monarch even if you only have 20 subjects - iNews - February 20th, 2017
- Goodbye government: Six guys who started their own micronations - The South African - February 16th, 2017
- Don't like your government? Just start a micronation like these 6 dudes - Mashable - February 11th, 2017
- Hetalia: The World Twinkle | Anime-Planet - December 17th, 2016
- MicroWiki - micronations.wiki - December 16th, 2016
- Micronation Wikipdia - December 8th, 2016
- Liste de micronations Wikipdia - December 8th, 2016