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Government and Luso-Germanic Cultural Commission enact structural and aesthetic reforms.

Ebenthal's Federative Units have drastically changed name and government.

Shields of Portugal, Ebenthal and Germany.


In a special parliamentary session on 19 November 2021, the Royal Commission for the Maintenance and Improvement of the Luso-Germanic Culture of Ebenthal, commonly called Luso-Germanic Cultural Commission, presented its proposal to change the names of the former principalities of Aldiva, Alvorada and Carlenburg and include the Hunsrik language among the official national languages. Taking advantage of the opportunity, having previously conversed in private with other members of the House of Coucillors, Prime Minister Lord Henri Sãens advanced his unitarian policy with the proposal of immediate abolition of the monarchies of the three principalities already mentioned, transforming them into provinces and placing them them under federal authority until active governments can be enlisted for those regions.


The commission originally planned to also propose to change the Principality of Negromonte's proper name, but was persuaded by the Prime Minister not to do so in order not to anger Negromontine politicians, whose nationalist feelings grow in response to the government's unitarian project. In the session on the 19th, both proposals to change the names and form of government of three of the country's federative units were approved, although there was a clear disagreement in the number of councilors who voted in favor of the changes in the names in relation to those who they voted for the abolition of the three princely monarchies. As a result, the principalities of Aldiva, Alvorada and Carlenburg were abolished and turned into territories, officially named as provinces, under federal control, each governed by a King's Commissioner appointed by the King. As for the names, Aldiva was renamed Geraldorf (Geraldo's Village), in honor of the original owner of those lands, the father of the former Princess Regnant and great-grandfather of the King of Ebenthal, Geraldo Carvalho. Alvorada was renamed Lyns, a Germanic corruption of Lins, who comes from Lins de Vasconcelos, the original neighbourhood of the former reigning princely family. Carlenburg was renamed Altentupiland, a combination of the German words "Alten" and "Land" with the word "Tupi", meaning Ancient Tupi Land, in reference to the original inhabitants of the region, the Tupi tribes.


Other minor changes took place: the town of Sant'Anna, in Geraldorf, was renamed Bauernhof-Sant'Anna, the town of Teffé, in Altentupiland, was renamed Telesia, and the town of Abyssi, in Lyns, has been renamed Lyns. Still, the city of Icarus, in the former Principality of Alvorada and present Province of Lyns, was extinct, leaving the province with only the city of Lyns and transforming it, therefore, into a city-state. In addition to it, the municipality of São Arnaldo, in Altentupiland, was also extinguished. In Negromonte, despite some resistance, the cities of Ambarino and Novesfora were respectively renamed Maldras and Andeca. It is noteworthy that His Majesty The King appointed as King's Commissioners of the provinces their former reigning princes. For Lyns Province, moreover, two co-commissioners were appointed, the former Prince Reinaldo I and his main assistant. Despite the double victory of the government and the cultural commission, not everything went to plan. The commission was unable to approve the adoption of Hunsrik as the co-official national language, although this proposal has not yet been ruled out, and with the advance, even if moderate, of the unitary government project, the former reigning Prince of Negromonte, Hugo III , current member of the House of Aristocrats, made good on his threat and left the Moderate Party to join the Republican Party, he said, because of the "disgust I suffer from being in a party whose heads are intent on me." In view of the victory, the cultural commission is confident enough to propose to the King that he abolish the noble titles of Ebenthal and recreate them according to the new cultural rules imposed by them. This and the proposal to adopt Hunsrik as co-official language remain under discussion for the next parliamentary session to take place on 28 November.

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