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The Federal Kingdom of Lower Columbia

“Omnia in modo, fide excepta”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Location: 10000 Islands

Regional Influence: Minnow


The Federal Kingdom of Lower Columbia is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by King Zachary with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, strictly enforced bedtime, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, devout population of 29.881 billion Lower Columbians 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 minute government, or what there is of one, is primarily concerned with Defense, although Law & Order and Spirituality are also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kendall. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Lower Columbian economy, worth a remarkable 5,262 trillion crowns a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Pizza Delivery. Average income is an impressive 176,125 crowns, with the richest citizens earning 5.7 times as much as the poorest.

The sanitised and dull music festivals of Lower Columbia are famed for their reasonable volume levels, contestants on Lower Columbia's Got Talent are screened by the government to make sure that they actually have talent, arbitrary election rules are considered sacrosanct, and children as young as eight can present logical proofs for the existence of the afterlife. Crime, especially youth-related, is almost non-existent. Lower Columbia's national animal is the mountain lion, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Christianity.

Lower Columbia is ranked 18,445th in the world and 584th in 10000 Islands for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with zero valid endorsements.

Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 351stLowest Overall Tax Burden: 661stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 955thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,931stHighest Disposable Incomes: 2,088thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,116thHighest Economic Output: 2,298thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,389thTop
Fattest Citizens: 2,722ndMost Devout: 2,990thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3,089thLargest Populations: 3,106thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,588thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,516thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4,597thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,974thMost Stationary: 6,489thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,181stLargest Retail Industry: 7,443rdMost Cultured: 9,026thHighest Average Incomes: 10,213thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11,303rdMost Efficient Economies: 13,155thLargest Information Technology Sector: 13,294thTop
Most Influential: 14,534thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,611thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15,941stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17,583rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,445thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21,293rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 24,161stHighest Poor Incomes: 25,318th
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 7th in the regionTop
Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 17th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 23rd in the regionLargest Populations: 27th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 30th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 37th in the regionMost Devout: 37th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 37th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 43rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 43rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 46th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 47th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 54th in the regionMost Stationary: 61st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 75th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 79th in the regionTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 102nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 104th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 106th in the regionMost Average: 113th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 116th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 139th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 147th in the region

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