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The Kingdom of Hubble

“Victory”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: City Ankh Morpork

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The Kingdom of Hubble is a massive, safe nation, renowned for its compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, intelligent population of 2.991 billion Hubbleans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Social Welfare, Religion & Spirituality, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 45%, but much higher for the wealthy. Private enterprise is illegal, but for those in the know there is a slick and highly efficient black market in Beef-Based Agriculture.

Organ donation is compulsory, military spending is on the increase, young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables, and major cities are suffering under water rationing. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is well under control, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hubble's national animal is the Whale, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its currency is the Dollar.

Hubble is ranked 4th in City Ankh Morpork and 19,773rd in the world for Least Corrupt Governments, scoring -4 on the Inverse Mugabe Relativity Rating.

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