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The Nordic Confederation of Connopolis

“Dead or alive, you're coming with me!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Antarctic Alliance

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The Nordic Confederation of Connopolis is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by Jarl Jakobsson with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, hard-working, intelligent population of 6.303 billion Connopolisians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Social Welfare, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Wolverhampton. The average income tax rate is 93%, and even higher for the wealthy. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

Citizens applying for their first jobs face fierce competition from the homeless, clowns are being rounded up and admitted to mental institutions, national parks have long lines of different gender-specific 'Porta-Pottys', and meat-eating is frowned upon. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling, and the police force struggles against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Connopolis's national animal is the Antarctic Beaver, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is the freedom of consciousness, and its currency is the Silver Krone.

Connopolis is ranked 2nd in Antarctic Alliance and 9,046th in the world for Best Weather, with 116 Metres of Sunlight Above Expected.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 22 days ago

  • 27 days ago: Connopolis was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 28 days ago: Connopolis fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • 30 days ago: Connopolis fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 35 days ago: Connopolis was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Compassionate Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • 35 days ago: Connopolis fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Compassionate Citizens.
  • 57 days ago: Connopolis was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • 59 days ago: Connopolis fell out of the regional Top 10% for Best Weather.
  • 61 days ago: Connopolis relocated from Balder to Antarctic Alliance.
  • 61 days ago: Connopolis was refounded in Balder.
  • 66 days ago: Connopolis ceased to exist.

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