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Should we randomly claim land? And other questions for Micronations

When talking about micronations there’s a million and one tangents we could go off on (hence the number of articles we write on the subject), but generally speaking you can split micronations in the following 4 categories: People that genuinely kind of have land (Sealand); Frauds (Dominion of Melchizedek); People that claim their bedrooms (Kingdom […]

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5 micronations that have claimed Bir Tawil

It ain’t easy for a piece of land to remain entirely unclaimed, due to our species’ rapacious tendency to snap up anything we might be able to frack, mine, harvest or build property on. This is why it is so surprising, perhaps, that the desert territory of Bir Tawil, sandwiched between Egypt and Sudan, remains […]

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