“Exploring the Terra Incognita”
|Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy|
Regional Influence: Minnow
The Republic of Lichian is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Luke MacPherson with an even hand, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 5.222 billion Lichians 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 Defence, Commerce, and Law & Order. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lichian City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 77%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Information Technology and Tourism.
The national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall, there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt, a large-scale revitalization of the education system is underway, and foreign 'investors' have been taking a great interest in the new secret shuttle. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is pervasive. Lichian's national animal is the Lothian Ground Llama, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Judaeo-Christianity, and its currency is the Gold Ducat.
Most Recent Government Activity: 16 days ago
- 20 hours ago: Lichian fell out of the regional Top 10% for Best Weather.
- 2 days 21 hours ago: Lichian was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Fastest-Growing Economies.
- 4 days ago: Lichian was endorsed by The Benevolent Dictatorship of The Dourian Embassy.
- 4 days ago: Lichian was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
- 5 days ago: Lichian was endorsed by The Error-Prone Scholars of Revert.
- 8 days ago: Lichian was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
- 11 days ago: Lichian was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Best Weather.
- 11 days ago: Lichian was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Best Weather.
- 13 days ago: Lichian was endorsed by The Imperialist Conglomerate of Ikand.
- 16 days ago: Lichian was endorsed by The Acting Delegate of Cormac A Stark.