The Confederacy of
New York Times Democracy
Live, work and play in Keefenstein
Regional Influence
Vassal
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Confederacy of Keefenstein is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Leader with a fair hand, and remarkable for its frequent executions, national health service, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 18.467 billion Keefensteinians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 69.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Keefensteinian economy, worth a remarkable 2,368 trillion keefers a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 128,272 keefers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

Heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste, the navy is chrome-plating its battleships to prevent rust, the government is promoting multicultural values with the new 'Just Be Nice, OK?' initiative, and organ donation is compulsory. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Keefenstein's national animal is the polar bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Keefenstein is ranked 150th in the Rejected Realms and 9,688th in the world for Lowest Unemployment Rates, scoring 291 on the Workforce Participation Versus Theoretical Maximum Metric.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Keefenstein was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Konblia.
  • : Keefenstein was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements (last census: Top 1%).
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the regional Top 10% for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • : Keefenstein was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Information Technology Sector.
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the world Top 10% for Largest Mining Sector.
  • : Keefenstein was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Developed (last census: Top 1%).
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry.
  • : Keefenstein fell out of the regional Top 10% for Lowest Crime Rates.

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