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The Grand Duchy of Dauershire

“Pax melior est quam iustissimum bellum.”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Good
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Vassal

Location: Europe

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The Grand Duchy of Dauershire is a gargantuan, cultured nation, remarkable for its restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 20.506 billion Dauershireans 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 is mainly concerned with Education, although the Environment and Law & Order are on the agenda. The average income tax rate is 6%, but much higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Book Publishing industry.

Third party candidates are now gaining some representation in Parliament, schoolchildren have twice-weekly sex education classes, men avoid even so much as looking at female colleagues, and military funding has been stripped back. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling. Dauershire's national animal is the lynx, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the euro.

Dauershire is ranked 26th in Europe and 7,555th in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring 2 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 21 hours ago

  • 1 day 13 hours ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, military funding has been stripped back.
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, men avoid even so much as looking at female colleagues.
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, schoolchildren have twice-weekly sex education classes.
  • 5 days ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, third party candidates are now gaining some representation in Parliament.
  • 6 days ago: Dauershire was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 5%).
  • 8 days ago: Dauershire was endorsed by The Grand Kingdom of Belique.
  • 11 days ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, inter-species marriages are ignored by the government.
  • 19 days ago: Dauershire endorsed The Federal Republic of Pantoufle.
  • 21 days ago: Dauershire was endorsed by The Federal Republic of Pantoufle.
  • 25 days ago: Following new legislation in Dauershire, X-Files ratings have hit an all-time low.

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