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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,425th
The People's Republic of
Corrupt Dictatorship Corrupt Liberal Dictatorship
APR»S LA VIE - MORT; APR»S LA MORT - LA VIE DE NOUVEAU
Influence
Squire
Region
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Fair
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Graad

Population23 million

CurrencyReŠl
Animalstag

The People's Republic of Graad is a small, safe nation, notable for its smutty television, compulsory military service, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 23 million Graadians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The large, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 44.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The fair Graadian economy, worth 824 billion ReŠls a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 35,861 ReŠls, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Internet moderators work overtime to remove memes comparing Leader to cartoon bears, radio shows frequently feature people denouncing religion, genocide is seen as a topic best avoided in history lessons, and fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Graad's national animal is the stag, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Graad is ranked 157,857th in the world and 17th in Sandboxers for Most Stationary, with 11.09434706628 Days.

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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,425th
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Graad's influence in Sandboxers fell from "Apprentice" to "Squire".
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, genocide is seen as a topic best avoided in history lessons.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, radio shows frequently feature people denouncing religion.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, internet moderators work overtime to remove memes comparing Leader to cartoon bears.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, new government leaflets tell coeliac children to eat more crisps.
  • : Graad was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, toy versions of heroin paraphernalia let kids pretend to be their favourite TV characters.
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, a popular saying is "a chicken for every pot and an abortion clinic on every street".
  • : Following new legislation in Graad, citizens are prohibited from raising their voice above thirty decibels in commercial districts.

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