The Swiss Cheese Confederacy of Cowland5 is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by King William IV with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, daily referendums, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless, devout population of 14.76 billion Cowlandians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Policy, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cowtopolis. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 43.9%.
The powerhouse Cowlandian economy, worth a remarkable 2,000 trillion francs a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Gambling, and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 135,541 francs, with the richest citizens earning 7.1 times as much as the poorest.
Nude art is becoming wildly popular, Cowland5 is notorious for its citizens' infidelity, religion is strictly forbidden within school grounds, and prison visits increase substantially during election years. Crime is almost non-existent. Cowland5's national animal is the cow, which is also the nation's favorite main course.
Most Recent Government Activity: 12 days ago
- 2 days 22 hours ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector (last census: Top 10%).
- 4 days ago: Cowland5 was endorsed by The Royal City-State of Guelphia.
- 5 days ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
- 8 days ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Mining Sector.
- 18 days ago: Cowland5 fell out of the regional Top 10% for Least Corrupt Governments.
- 24 days ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Publishing Industry.
- 25 days ago: Cowland5 was reclassified from "Corporate Bordello" to "Anarchy".
- 29 days ago: Cowland5 endorsed Nunavut republic.
- 32 days ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements (last census: Top 1%).
- 33 days ago: Cowland5 was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector.
Endorsements Received: 20 » SLAM-ER, Ambrok, Kiljarit, Parkplace, Almonaster Nuevo, Mojaguay, Omnivorous, Devil Heart, Higsantium, Laughterandsunshine, Wild Mustanges, Gary Neville, Lardon Atya, Rhuztovkia, Stormaen, New Vinland, Ishmiel, Lutsen, Turrican, and Guelphia.