Flag of Vinland
Map of Vinland (in green)
|Konge||Auctorus (formerly Amerikkalainen)|
|Founded||30 Jan 2018|
|Location||Almost entirely +,+ with small portions in -,+|
|Other settlements||Mannerheim, Garðar|
The Kingdom of Vinland is a socialist constitutional monarchy located on the central edge of (++) bordering Okashima to the East, Falstadt to the south and the nation of Antonos in the Vinnish sea. The nation is built on a principal of collectivism, with citizens having access to a shared resource pool which they are allowed to use from freely. In return citizens are expected to contribute resources to this pool as well as help out with public projects when called upon.
Guide to Newfriends
When arriving in Vinland contact one of the citizens and let them know you wish to become a resident. You will be given resident status as well as a temporary apartment in one of several buildings in Hvalsey. As resident you are allowed to vote, and can build in Hvalsey although doing so requires a building permit which can be acquired by building in creative and submitting it in the Discord, having contributed to the community beforehand is recommended and will increase your changes both of getting a building permit and eventual citizenship.
Working your way towards citizenship is greatly recommended as it will give you several perks. You will be allowed to build in Hvalsey without a permit (However do try to stick to the building style) you can propose votes and you will get full access to the shared resource pool which you won't have as a resident (although residents can ask citizens for resources)
A resident can attain citizenship by having a current citizen call for a vote on their behalf. Being active for a week or two and contributing to resource gathering/public works and other activities of benefit to the community, will greatly increase a resident's chance of becoming a citizen.
All people permanently residing in Vinland fall into two categories, the most common being residents; those granted the right to reside in Vinland on a permanent basis but don't contribute to the state, or have access to public services nor suffrage. Citizens; residents who have lived in Vinland for a significant amount of time and contribute to the upkeep of the nation and are therefore entitled to public services and participate in elections.
Vinland is a constitutional monarchy with Auctorus serving as the current king. Both internal and external affairs are handled collectively by inhabitants of Vinland. The typical way this is done is that a Citizens puts forward a proposal wereafter both Citizens and Residents debate and vote on that proposal. Vinland emphasises direct democracy and has no official representatives, citizens are appointed by their peers to fulfill certain roles when needed, such as foreign affairs or head of the millitary.
Vinland is served by the far north road from Falstadt and has both overgound and underground rails to Okashima.
Vinland is a member of the North Coast Alliance with Okashima.