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Introducing Liberland, Europe's Newest Country

MIN READSep 25, 2016 | 13:00 GMT

Liberland bases its claims of existence on the argument that no nation has demanded ownership of the area.

(Stratfor/Esri)

Europe has a new country. Or at least that is what a tiny territory between Serbia and Croatia is claiming. The Free Republic of Liberland (commonly known as Liberland) has failed to get international recognition, but its leaders are actually claiming control of a land that no other country seems interested in owning. While Liberland is unlikely to become anything more than a curious geographic anecdote, its existence raises questions about the meaning of statehood....

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