What is a Micronation?


For expository simplicity, a Micronation is a small political unit that claims to be an independent sovereign State, but is not recognized by other international sovereign States. The concept of Micronationalism has been mocked, castigated and ridiculed by many people due to those people who create Micronations as a means to have fun, and joke around with it. For example, the creator of the Republic of Molassia stated, "It's kind of a joke, but it's kinda real." Well, it is not a "joke" in any form to us. It can be difficult to shift through the plethora of Micronations trying to find one that takes being a sovereign nation serious. Lucky for you, the Principality of the Northern Forests is one of these.

The vast majority of Micronations are the result of people whom act of children playing a game, and those who are simply mentally unstable. These examples should not be used against those with a real mission of independence. History is filled with examples of Micronations before the term was coined in the 20th century. Even the United States was a Micronation at one time and started with the idealism of one person who had a plan. That plan turned into more than a plot of land and an idea. The Principality of the Northern Forests is a real place, with real land, and real subjects who live inside its borders 365 days a year.