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The Grand Duchy of Cosszka

“Our Cosszka”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Regional Influence: Envoy

Location: Nocturnalya

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The Grand Duchy of Cosszka is a colossal, economically powerful nation, notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 6.412 billion Cosszkayans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it concentrates mainly on Defence, although Law & Order and Education are on the agenda. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 21%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Woodchip Exports industry, followed by Beef-Based Agriculture and Uranium Mining.

Eight year-olds with lemonade stands have been known to be locked up on charges of embezzlement, private business has started paving paradises and putting up parking lots, the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments, and loans are available for students from poor families. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is relatively low, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Cosszka's national animal is the Gyrfalcon, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Cszeszianitija, and its currency is the Cszesk.

Cosszka is ranked 11th in Nocturnalya and 46,409th in the world for Most Authoritarian, with 0.448 Stalins.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 6 hours ago

  • 5 hours ago: Cosszka lodged a message on the Nocturnalya Regional Message Board.
  • 13 hours ago: Following new legislation in Cosszka, loans are available for students from poor families.
  • 6 days ago: Cosszka lodged a message on the Nocturnalya Regional Message Board.
  • 6 days ago: Cosszka's influence in Nocturnalya rose from "Duckspeaker" to "Envoy".
  • 7 days ago: Cosszka's influence in Nocturnalya rose from "Handshaker" to "Duckspeaker".
  • 7 days ago: Cosszka changed its national demonym to "Cosszkayan".
  • 7 days ago: Cosszka's influence in Nocturnalya rose from "Minnow" to "Handshaker".
  • 7 days ago: Cosszka relocated from Sondria to Nocturnalya.
  • 9 days ago: Cosszka was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Shortest Average Lifespan.
  • 100 days ago: Cosszka fell out of the world Top 5% for Most Authoritarian.

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