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Check out 10 Of Europe's oddest micronations
Hippy communes, renovated war forts and socialist islands – Europe has them all…

IF YOU DON’T like the rules of your own country, there’s always one option open to you: form your own micronation.

While it’s unlikely that you’ll actually manage to avoid pesky things like taxes, you can still crown yourself Supreme Leader, Almighty Czarina – or whatever similar title appeals most.

We’ve listed some of Europe’s micronations here – from hippy communes to to renovated war forts to socialist islands on a tiny rock…

Check out 10 Of Europe's oddest micronations
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  • Kingdom Of Elleore

  • BjornSocialist Republic

  • Principality of Filettino

  • Republic of Jamtland

  • Copeman Empire

  • Other World Kingdom

  • Principality of Sealand

  • Uzupis

  • Freetown Christiana

  • The Kingdom of Lovely

Nick Jardin, Business Insider

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