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Most Income Equality: 1,054th
The People's Republic of
Democratic Socialists Hell
Kladd off
Influence
Minnow
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Kladderstan

Population218 million

Currencylapp
Animalhorse

The People's Republic of Kladderstan is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, remarkable for its irreverence towards religion, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 218 million Kladderstanians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Law & Order, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 68.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Kladderstanian economy, worth 1.58 trillion lapps a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is dominated by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 7,267 lapps, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Foreign lack of enthusiasm for Kladderstanian nose-flute disco metal is seen as a reasonable casus belli and tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kladderstan's national animal is the horse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Kladderstan is ranked 207,592nd in the world and 5,054th in the Pacific for Largest Mining Sector, scoring -6.93 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

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Most Income Equality: 1,054th
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Most Income Equality: 32nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Kladderstan's influence in The Pacific rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
  • : Following new legislation in Kladderstan, tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests.
  • : Kladderstan's influence in The Pacific rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : Following new legislation in Kladderstan, foreign lack of enthusiasm for Kladderstanian nose-flute disco metal is seen as a reasonable casus belli.
  • : Kladderstan was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Income Equality.
  • : Kladderstan's influence in The Pacific rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : Kladderstan published "placeholder" (Meta: Reference).
  • : Kladderstan's influence in The Pacific rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Kladderstan was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Income Equality.
  • : Kladderstan's influence in The Pacific rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".

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