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Most Primitive: 11,951st Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 15,103rd
The USSR of
Father Knows Best State Suspiciously Liberal Dictatorship
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Influence
Diplomat
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Reasonable
Political Freedom
Few

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Democratic Formosa

Population3.339 billion

CapitalMoscow

CurrencyRuble
AnimalEagle

The USSR of Democratic Formosa is a massive, orderly nation, renowned for its complete lack of prisons, frequent executions, and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 3.339 billion Russians 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 relatively small government prioritizes Defense, although Welfare, Public Transport, and Social Policy are also considered important, while Spirituality and Law & Order receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Moscow. The average income tax rate is 18.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but inefficient Democratic Formosan economy, worth 128 trillion Rubles a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Woodchip Exports industry, with major contributions from Pizza Delivery, Basket Weaving, and Automobile Manufacturing. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 38,338 Rubles, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Fearful citizens watch their every move as does their government, all statues and paintings of dogs are being destroyed to avoid offending cat-lovers, in life full of care there is no time to stop and stare, and teenage TV characters are played by thirty-year-olds by the end of the second season. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Democratic Formosa's national animal is the Eagle, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution.

Democratic Formosa is ranked 136,525th in the world and 25th in Concert of Europe for Highest Wealthy Incomes, with 50,254.02 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Primitive: 11,951stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 15,103rd
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Primitive: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Democratic Formosa lodged a message on the Concert of Europe Regional Message Board.
  • : Democratic Formosa published "Best RMB Post ever" (Meta: Reference).
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, teenage TV characters are played by thirty-year-olds by the end of the second season.
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, in life full of care there is no time to stop and stare.
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, all statues and paintings of dogs are being destroyed to avoid offending cat-lovers.
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, fearful citizens watch their every move as does their government.
  • : Democratic Formosa's influence in Concert of Europe rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, jabbing a baby's bottle at officials gets parents waved straight through immigration.
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, advertisements for jobs in the sciences run in fashion magazines.
  • : Following new legislation in Democratic Formosa, only adults may purchase violent video games.

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