The Principality of Scotia was founded on the 28th April 1937, by His Serene Highness Prince William of Scotia (the Grandfather of the current Sovereign Prince) but can trace its history even further back to our founding mother Queen Scotia, the Egyptian Princess formally known as Meritaten and the daughter of the Pharaoh Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti.
Scotia fled Egypt with her Greek Prince husband Geytholos and became the King and Queen of the Gaels and the Scoti.
Official Name: The Principality of Scotia
Short Name: Scotia
Demonym: Scoti /Scotian
Motto: Peace, Liberty and Prosperity
National Anthem: Scotia, My Scotia (click Anthem Title)
Official Language: English
Form of Government: Constitutional Monarchy with elements of direct democracy
Current Monarch: His Serene Highness, Prince Charles II, The Prince of Scotia (The Sovereign Prince)
Heir Apparent: Her Serene Highness, Princess Ann, The Crown Princess
Prime Minister: Lady Gina Stevenson (October 2015 – Incumbent)
Established: Wednesday 28th April 1937 as the Principality of Scotia. Kingdom of Scotia dates back to ancient times born from Queen Scotia and the Scoti.
Current Population: 33 based on 2018 National Census
Currency: The Scoti (although the Euro is also widely used due to limitations of the Scoti)
Provinces: Lyonesse (Capital), Alesia, Arras, Dee, Dunadd, Gallifrey, Kelsea, Kent-Rio, Rhya, Winchelsea
Time Zone: GMT 0
Date Format: DD/MM/YYYY
Law and Criminal Justice: Civil, Criminal, Crown
Patron Saint: St. Michael
Flower: Lilly (Fleur-de-lis)
Culture: Literature, Poetry, Music Festivals, Dance
Sport: Base-Ball (Rounders), Sailing and Football (Soccer)
Hobbies: Hiking, Cycling, National Sports
Dish: Roast Dinner
Dessert: Strawberry Fraisier Cake / Chocolate Sponge Cake with Strawberry Jam Centre with fresh strawberries
Drink: Rum, Wine and Coffee
The Principality of Scotia is a secular nation, with liberal ideals and values in which everyone is seen as equal in society and equality is embraced and encouraged. Everyone is free and equal under the law of Scotia as stated in the Constitution of Scotia.
The Scoti / Scotians embody romance, passion and a taste for myth, legends and fantasy, where honour is held in very high esteem. The Scoti / Scotians are a very friendly, approachable and polite people with a great sense of community and togetherness and they take immense pride in their nation, their sovereign prince and the government.
The Scoti / Scotians are very sociable people and have frequent gatherings and enjoy spending time with those in their family. Children are reared to remain close to the family upon adulthood and incorporate their future family into the larger network.