The People's Republic of Hepek is a massive, safe nation, ruled by President with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, digital currency, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.09 billion Hepekians 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hepek City. The average income tax rate is 66.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The all-consuming Hepekian economy, worth 111 trillion marks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 102,104 marks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.
Heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste, older citizens lament over the loss of law and order, hostage-takers offer loyalty scheme points for prompt payment, and children as young as six shock their parents by coming out of the closet. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hepek's national animal is the fox, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, children as young as six shock their parents by coming out of the closet.
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, hostage-takers offer loyalty scheme points for prompt payment.
- : Hepek voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Voting Equality for Freed Inmates"".
- : Hepek was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Cultured and the Top 10% for Most Cheerful Citizens.
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, older citizens lament over the loss of law and order.
- : Hepek voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Honeydewistania".
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste.
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, construction of the Really Big Hadron Collider is underway.
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, school children asked "what is two times two?" are likely to form a symposium to discuss how different answers make them feel.
- : Following new legislation in Hepek, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the Hepek Blood Tithe.
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