||Free Republic of Liberland|
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|Coat of Arms
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|Motto||To Live and Let Live.|
|Location / GPS Coordinates.||45° 46′ N, 18° 52′ E|
|Time Zone||CET - Central European Time|
|Form of Government
Constitutional Republic with Elements of Direct Democracy
|Head of State||First Elected President: Vít Jedlička|
|The Government of Free Republic of Liberland||Vice President: Pierre Luis Boitel
Vice President: Boguslav Wozniak
Secretary of State: Tariq J. Abbasi
Minister of Finance: Jan Pukrabek
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Thomas D. Walls
Minister of Interior: Denis Pirc
Consulates (Representatives) in over a hundred countries and states: (pdf)
Founder: Vit Jedlicka
First Lady: Jana Markovicova
|Constitution||Constitution of Free Republic of Liberland|
|Currency||Cryptocurrency: Liberland Merit|
The Free Republic of Liberland (hereinafter “Liberland”) is a sovereign state located between Croatia and Serbia on the west bank of the Danube River. On some maps, this area is referred to as “Gornja Siga.” The nearest towns are Zmajevac (Croatia) and Bački Monoštor (Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia).
This parcel of land came into existence due to a border dispute between Croatia and Serbia. This area is not claimed by Croatia, Serbia, nor any other nation or private entity. Furthermore, it remained unclaimed since the dissolution of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1991. In fact, for many decades, it has been uninhabited and no claim was ever made to this piece of land. It was therefore Terra Nullius – a no man’s land – until Vít Jedlička and Jana Markovicova proclaimed it as the Free Republic of Liberland on April 13, 2015. Liberland has set its boundary with ample margin from neighboring countries to ensure that it does not infringe upon the territory of Croatia or Serbia. The total area is approximately 7 km² and is now the third smallest sovereign state, after the Vatican and Monaco. (For more information regarding the border dispute between Croatia and Serbia see the article on Wikipedia.)
What defines a state?
According to Article 1 of the 1993 Montevideo Convention on Rights and Duties of States, the canonical definition in international law reads: "The state as a person of international law should possess the following qualifications: (a) a permanent population; (b) a defined
territory; (c) government; and (d) capacity to enter into relations with the other states."
The Free Republic of Liberland has fulfilled all these criteria and principles set out in the Montevideo Convention ever since its inception. Check our news section for updates.
Additional international legal considerations in Liberland's favor:
The motto of Liberland is “To live and let live” as it prides itself on personal and economic freedom for its people; this includes limited power given to the government to ensure less interference with the freedom of the people and the nation as a whole. These ideas and ideals are written and guaranteed by the Constitution.
Do you want to become a citizen of Liberland? Liberland is accepting applications for citizenship, however, please be informed that citizenship is not automatic. Neither Liberland citizenship certificates nor are Liberland passports given out to the general public at the present time. Those who qualify for citizenship will receive information when Liberland is ready to begin its citizenship process.
Liberland accepts individuals who:
We also ask all potential Liberland citizens to familiarize themselves with:
Note: The border on the maps is approximate only. Accurate cadastral maps may be viewed here: http://cadastral.ll.land/