Is it possible to create a new country on your own?


Republic of Molossia
Republic of Molossia

A new country on your own?

Officially recognised, it’s very unlikely, since you need a lot of people to agree.

However if that is not possible then there is still a chance, because the Republic of Molossia, is a better example. This was a  country created and inhabited by only one person, Kevin Baugh, and is considered as a micronation, as it encompasses the Baugh house (also known as  the Government House), its backyard and front, as well as two other properties that possesses in other places of the United States.

Republic of Molossia
The map of the Republic of Molossia, a micronation.

 

Flag of Republic of Molossia
Flag of Republic of Molossia.
Coat of Arms of Republic of Molossia
Coat of Arms of Republic of Molossia

As crazy as it may seem, Molossia exists, and is a tourist site, although it should be pointed out that it is not recognised as an independant state.

In fact if you want to find out more, I recommend you watch this amazing video by our friend Wendover Productions who does a sublime job of explaining this topic.

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