Welcome To Liberland, A Nation Created By Bitcoin

Liberland is a sovereign state located between Croatia and Serbia on the west bank of the Danube River. It is the first micronation to have accepted Bitcoin back in 2015, accomplishing the purpose of its president, Vít Jedlička, the one responsible for this "slice" of geography, diplomacy and sovereignty.

Liberland, as Jedlička assures, stands as "the freest nation in the world” and maintains the ideals of liberty for its citizens.

Joey Langenbrunner, deputy representative of The Free Republic of Liberland to the United States of America, explained during the interview that Jedlička went online to look for “unclaimed land.” 

He came to the realization that a small island in the middle of the Danube River was unclaimed, so he went there purposely on April 13, 2015 — Thomas Jefferson's birthday.

Back in 2015 President Jedlička began accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies partly in hopes of bringing different investors to the country, and to grow business opportunities founded on Bitcoin’s decentralized and sovereignty-protecting philosophies.

Last November, The Liberland Aid Foundation donated more than one bitcoin to the Benjamin Bloom National Children's Hospital to show that bitcoin can unify countries without restrictions.

Langenbrunner explained that when they visited El Salvador in November 2021 for the Adopting Bitcoin Lightning Summit, President Jedlička actually crossed the border into El Salvador by presenting his passport from Liberland and they stamped it.

During our interview Langenbrunner explained how difficult it was to create an official bank account for a sovereign country — but bitcoin was the way that they were able to acquire much of their funding and to also manage their financial affairs.

He added that they’re “extremely bullish” not only on everyone who's involved with the country but on Bitcoiners that know the only way the country can do this, is through bitcoin.

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