On April 23, 1982, the city of Key West in Florida was declared a 'Micro-nation' that had secceeded from the US in protest over a road block. The tongue in cheek name has over the years been used to attract tourist to the region.

There so many little details that you are unlikely to find out until you visit Florida Keys. Such details include why it is fondly referred to as the Conch Republic. On April 23, 1982, the city of Key West in Florida was declared a 'Micro-nation' that had secceeded from the US in protest over a road block. The tongue in cheek name has over the years been used to attract tourist to the region. View the video and find out more.

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