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The Most Serene Republic of Herblestan

“Sic Semper Socks”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Most Serene Republic of Herblestan is a huge, efficient nation, notable for its ubiquitous missile silos, compulsory military service, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 638 million Herblestanians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Klubnikagrad. The average income tax rate is 36.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Herblestanian economy, worth 62.0 trillion dodgers a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Woodchip Exports, and Information Technology. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is 97,196 dodgers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Elections have been outlawed, billions are being spent on a new island airport, a cyber-war between file sharers and the music industry formats hard drives across the country, and babysitters are a thing of the past. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Herblestan's national animal is the Herble, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Herblestan is ranked 48,948th in the world and 2,070th in The North Pacific for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 3,023.27 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,591stTop
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Most Influential: 3,995thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5,985thLargest Retail Industry: 6,285thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,975thTop
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Most Avoided: 13,337thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15,040thHighest Drug Use: 20,403rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21,467thHighest Disposable Incomes: 23,442nd
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 244th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 340th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 388th in the regionTop
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Most Avoided: 572nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 640th in the regionMost Average: 787th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 941st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 942nd in the region

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