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The Socially Advanced Nation of Ascara

“The avangarde of evolution.”

Category: Libertarian Police State
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Regional Influence: Handshaker

Location: Europe

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The Socially Advanced Nation of Ascara is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Regent Alexander with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 11.266 billion Ascarans are proud of their wide-ranging civil freedoms, and those who aren't tend to be dragged off the streets by men in dark suits and hustled into cars with tinted windows.

The minute, corrupt government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defence, Education, and Commerce. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Fortress One. The average income tax rate is 18%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Information Technology and Uranium Mining.

Unstable couples are known to break up over which one gets parental leave, houses and businesses are bulldozed to make way for ever-expanding cemeteries, the nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms, and it is illegal for police officers to carry out searches due to strict privacy laws. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ascara's national animal is the wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Deonaturalism, and its currency is the Talon.

Ascara is ranked 365th in Europe and 113,607th in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -217 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 27 days ago

  • 1 day 18 hours ago: Ascara fell out of the world Top 5% for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • 1 day 18 hours ago: Ascara fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • 7 days ago: Ascara was endorsed by The Republic of Bohomo.
  • 11 days ago: Ascara was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Armed (last census: Top 5%).
  • 12 days ago: Ascara was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Retail Industry.
  • 13 days ago: Ascara was endorsed by The Federation of Termunus.
  • 17 days ago: Ascara was endorsed by The Republic of Fotila.
  • 18 days ago: Ascara fell out of the world Top 10% for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 18 days ago: Ascara fell out of the regional Top 5% for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 22 days ago: Ascara's influence in Europe rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".

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