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The Republic of Hoekd

“Pride and Industry”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Few

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Newcomer

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The Republic of Hoekd is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, avant-garde cinema, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 471 million Hoekdians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Administration, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Wubwala. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 26.7%.

The all-consuming Hoekdian economy, worth 52.6 trillion florins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 111,614 florins, with the richest citizens earning 6.9 times as much as the poorest.

The blind lead the blind in social welfare, the internet has been placed under government control, it's surprisingly hard to find pictures of the bad haircuts from Leader's childhood, and all statues and paintings of dogs are being destroyed to avoid offending cat-lovers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hoekd's national animal is the Griffin, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Hoekd is ranked 9,620th in the world and 271st in the South Pacific for Highest Disposable Incomes, with 81,813.34 Standard Monetary Units.

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Highest Disposable Incomes: 9,620thTop
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Most Secular: 18,591stLargest Publishing Industry: 18,823rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22,236thHealthiest Citizens: 22,981stLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,928th
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 271st in the regionTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 540th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 600th in the regionMost Secular: 640th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 668th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 695th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 709th in the regionMost Developed: 717th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 820th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 827th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 835th in the region

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