is the Dutch abbreviation for League of Geofictional Nations. It is
an international organisation of mostly impartial countries on earth
that don't exist in reality. It was created in 1986 by some members
Dutch Geofiction Association.
Since then, many nations have left the AGL, while others joined. At
present, the AGL has ten full-fledged member states: Cilogia, Kronenburg, Insulantis, Issel, Chimor, Īle de
Romanhe, Marckonia, Palana, Voskia, and the Channel Islands. The
kingdoms of Cilogia and Marckonia are the only founding member states left.
are three important institutions within the AGL. The first is the
Conference; the biannual meeting of delegations of the member
states. The Conference speaks about matters concerning the execution
of tasks and obligations such as described in article 12 of the
Treaty of Aralethe - the founding treaty of the AGL.
The second institution is the Secretariat, the executive
committee of the AGL, based in the Cilogian capital of Prisce. The
Secretariat is chaired by the Secretary General who is appointed by
the Conference for a four year term (he or she may be reappointed
twice). The current Secretary General is the former prime minister
of Marckonia Heidi Ankerskjöld. She has been in office since
6 September 2012.
The third institution is the AGL High Court of Justice, based
in the Cilogian city of Jarjana. The AGL High Court is only
recognised by member states that have signed and ratified the Treaty
of Jarjana, concerning the rights of individuals in the countries
that recognise the treaty.
The AGL has a number of sub organisations: the AEGU (based in
It Ton, Issel) is the economic organisation of the
AGL. Then there is EnerGeo (based in Ultruneum,
Insulantis), an institution that stimulates the peaceful use of
(alternative) energy. The Monoghan Institute for the Environment
(M.I.E., based in Divis, Voskia) observes and gives advise
on the environmental conditions in the member states. The Centre
of Cultural Cooperation 'Jan Ylieen' (based in Waterburg,
Kronenburg) aims to enhance the cultural cooperation between the
member states. Since 2011, the AGL also has the AGL Investment
Bank (based in Marckfontänn, Marckonia).
organises some cultural and sportive events on a regular basis.
First, there is the Cultural Capital of the AGL; this title
is appointed every year to a city in one of the AGL member states.
In 2016 the Cultural Capital is Besnej, a city in Palana. Every four years AGL-Games
are held between the member states; the last edition of this event
took place in 2015
in Langheul (Issel). And finally there are the AGL Soccer
Championships, organised every four years as well. The 2009
edition took place in Kronenburg; in 2013 they were organised in
Īle de Romanhe. The 2017 edition will take place on the Channel
Member states of the AGL
The Kingdom of
Cilogia is located in the Atlantic Ocean,
southwest of Ireland. The country is larger than the
Netherlands, has more than 11 million inhabitants (80%
of whom are catholics) and is therefore the most densely
populated Western European country outside of the EU.
The Cilogian language is related to the Basque language.
Queen Arna-Lotta has been the Cilogian head of state
since 1987. Cilogia was one of the founding members of
the AGL on March 2nd, 1986.
is a small kingdom between Long Island, Rhode Island and
Massachusetts. In the 16th and 17th centuries the
islands were colonised mostly by people from the
northern parts of the Netherlands (Friesland and
Groningen); the country became independent in 1627.
Kronenburg's head of state is king Ernst I Frederik (since
2010). The country has been a full-fledged member state
of the AGL since July 31st, 1999, after one year of
collapse of the Roman Empire a bunch of Romans travelled
around the world to find some place to continue to live
according to their values. They settled on several
islands in the Indian Ocean and founded the empire of
Insulantis. The imperial throne has been vacant since
the death of the last emperor Alexandrus XI in 2008; his
son was not allowed to succeed him before he turned 21 in 2012,
but he has yet to accept the crown.
Insulantis has been a member of the AGL
since April 11th, 2009.
a kingdom in the North Sea with a long tradition of
beers. Head of state is king Hirn-Jan IV (since 1987).
The country has a tradition of reservedness towards
international cooperation. Recently this attitude has
been increasingly criticised within the country itself
and its application for the membership of the AGL -
Issel is a member since September 13th, 2009 - can
therefore be seen as a careful orchestrated step in the
direction of the international community.
an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, close to Peru and
Chili. The country is a republic with an ataxunistic
basis (a kind of pragmatic socialism), while its name
derives from the Chimu, a highly developped culture that
originated in Peru but fled for the Incas. Chimor has
been independent from Spain since 1980. Its present head
of state is president Marķa Morillo Vargas (since
2010). Chimor has been a member of the AGL
since September 13th, 2009.
Īle de Romanhe
is a republic in the Indian Ocean, some 1500 km
northwest of the Kerguelen. It is an isolated, thinly
populated and mountainous country with a cold and windy
climate. It became independent from France in 1982.
Since then, the country has known turbulent times, but
seems to have become more stable in recent years.
Aristide Faroz-Zaran has been its president since 2009. Īle
de Romanhe has been a member of the AGL
since September 13th, 2009.
is a kingdom in the Baltic Sea, bordering Estonia and
Latvia. The country was one of the AGL founding members
on March 2nd, 1986, but temporarily left the league
between 2004 and 2009. Marckonia has played a difficult
role between the West and the East during the Cold War,
but the country became a EU-member state in 1995. Since
2007, Marckonia's king is Henrik-Otkar II.
The People's Republic of
Palana is a country in the Pacific Ocean south east
of the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka and north east of
Japan. It gained independence from Russia on 25 March
1917, first as a presidential republic, but after the
second world war (which saw Palana occupied by Japan and
subsequently liberated by the USSR), the country became
a communist people's republic. The present regime tries
to apply a controlled socialist market economy after
Voskia is a republic in southern
Europe, bordering the Italian region of
Calabria by land as well as Albania and
Greece and the Italian region of Apulia
by sea and centred around a deep passage
between the Mediterranean and the
Adriatic Sea. In history the country was
mostly part of other realms, most
importantly the Kingdom of Two Sicilies
and subsequently the Kingdom of Italy,
until it became an independent nation in
1946. The country's current president is
Başkim Arhali (since 2014).
Marquessate of the Channel Islands is an
archipelago in the English Channel, located between the
islands of Jersey, Guernsey and the coast of Normandy.
Until 1999 they were an autonomous territory of the
British Crown, but then they became part of a personal
union with the other Channel Islands. In 2009, this
union was ended and the country became fully
independent. Head of state is the Marquess of Hearst.
The capital is Port Meryton.