Romanistan, Romastan or Romanestan is the name of a proposed country for the Romani people.[1]

Flag of the Romani people, a national symbol of the Romani

In the early 1950s, Roma leaders petitioned the United Nations for the creation of their own state, but their petition was rejected.[1] Creation of such a state was also suggested by the leaders of Romani party in North Macedonia known as the Party for the Complete Emancipation of Roma in the early 1990s at Šuto Orizari.[2]

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  1. ^ a b James Minahan (1996). Nations Without States: A Historical Dictionary of Contemporary National Movements. Greenwood Press. p. 464. ISBN 978-0-313-28354-3.
  2. ^ Charles Vance; Yongsun Paik (2006). Managing a Global Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities in International Human Resource Management. M.E. Sharpe. p. 760. ISBN 978-0-7656-2016-3.