REPUBLIC OF RAOUL
Republic of Raoul is located in the South
Pacific Ocean. Established
in 1937 as a Kingdom ruled by a hereditary monarch, it became a republic in 1998,
when the ruler, Queen Aveline, dissolved the monarchy
and proclaimed Raoul to be a slave republic. Click
here to read the President's proclamation.
The island was settled in the 1930's by immigrants from Aotearoa, and has a tropical climate, giving excellent horticulture. Only Female persons can hold citizen status; all males are slaves or tourists. Today, the country is a member of the International Council of Independent States (ICIS), the "United Nations" of the Fifth World. The main town is Fleetwood. The island is volcanic, and has constant seismic activity.