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The Grand Republic of Ascelonia

“Freedom and Liberty under God and King”

Category: Capitalizt
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Tyrrhenia

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The Grand Republic of Ascelonia is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by noone with an even hand, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 11.618 billion Ascelonians enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.

There is no government in the normal sense of the word; however, a small group of community-minded, corrupt, liberal, pro-business individuals juggles the competing demands of Commerce, Law & Order, and Healthcare. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cyrone. Income tax is unheard of. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Gambling industries.

The government is giving peace a chance, inter-species marriages are ignored by the government, an increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents, and motorists must pay to enter inner-cities during peak hours. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is pervasive, probably because of the country's utter lack of prisons. Ascelonia's national animal is the Azkelonischen Seel÷we, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its currency is the Ascelonian Credit.

Ascelonia is ranked 4th in Tyrrhenia and 1,566th in the world for Rudest Citizens, with 249.799 Insults Per Minute (net).

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 16 days ago

  • 6 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Fattest Citizens (last census: Top 1%).
  • 14 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Lowest Overall Tax Burden.
  • 20 days ago: Ascelonia relocated from Laissez Faireholm to Tyrrhenia.
  • 21 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 27 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry.
  • 43 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Retail Industry.
  • 45 days ago: Following new legislation in Ascelonia, motorists must pay to enter inner-cities during peak hours.
  • 46 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Cheese Export Sector.
  • 47 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Basket Weaving Sector.
  • 50 days ago: Ascelonia was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Mining Sector.

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