Country name: conventional long form: Empire of Austenasia
conventional short form: Austenasia
Area: total: ~4,059,320 sq feet
Population: 83 in total: 71 residents (of which 39 are subjects), and 12 non-residential subjects through military service, having held the Throne, or having been granted the status by Parliament. The Empire also has 338 foreign Honorary Subjects, although this is merely a titular national affiliation granted upon application.
Government type: Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Administrative divisions: first-level: 3 Regions (and 8 Crown Dependencies); second-level: 8 Duchies; third-level: 14 Provinces; fourth-level: 10 Towns, 1 March, and 6 Territories.
Independence: from the United Kingdom, 20 September 2008.
Head of State: HIM Emperor Jonathan I (since 20 January 2013); heir presumptive is HIH Crown Princess Caroline (born 25 May 1998).
Head of Government: Prime Minister, HIH Lord Admiral Joseph Kennedy, Duke of Bohemia (since 4 March 2015).
House of Representatives: comprised of a Representative from each Town in Austenasia.
Elections: the monarchy is hereditary; the Prime Minister is voted for out of the Representatives every four years at the most.
Legislative Branch: The Parliament of Austenasia is comprised of the House of Representatives (including the Prime Minister if not also a Representative) and the Monarch.
Judicial Branch: Magistrates decide civil cases. In regards to criminal cases, Town Courts try misdemeanours, High Courts try second-class felonies, and the Imperial Court tries first-class felonies. Sentences are decided (some at their discretion, others within limits) by the Consuls.
Nationality: noun: Austenasian
Religions (as of 5 October 2016):
Currency: Pound sterling (£)
Languages: English is used for all official purposes and in everyday communication throughout the Empire, except in Axvalley where Portuguese is used for everyday communication and for domestic government. Swedish holds official status in New South Scotland, but is rarely used.
Flag description: The Austenasian Star - a yellow background with five thick red lines going from the centre; one to the middle of the top side of the flag, one to the middle of the left side, one to the middle of the right side, one to the bottom-left corner and one to the bottom-right corner.
National Anthem: God save the Emperor, based on and to the tune of God save the Queen.