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The Republic Democracy of Norvine

“We live with honor, maintain liberty, & promote freedom”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Balder

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The Republic Democracy of Norvine is a massive, devout nation, notable for its keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, intelligent population of 4.341 billion Norvineans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defence. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Trenton. The average income tax rate is 47%, but much higher for the wealthy. A robust private sector is dominated by the Tourism industry.

Mining is the nation's most dangerous occupation, jails have become colloquially known as 'vampire houses', X-Files ratings have hit an all-time low, and Silver-backed Gorilla is one of the most popular forenames in Norvine. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Norvine's national animal is the Silver-backed Gorilla, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is Christianity, and its currency is the Euronities.

Norvine is ranked 1,440th in Balder and 68,497th in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -7 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 18 days ago

  • 37 days ago: Norvine relocated from The Black Riders to Balder.
  • 37 days ago: Norvine was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Devout.
  • 40 days ago: Norvine relocated from Balder to The Black Riders.
  • 40 days ago: Norvine was refounded in Balder.
  • 43 days ago: Norvine ceased to exist.
  • 60 days ago: Norvine's influence in Laferia rose from "Dominator" to "Hermit".
  • 61 days ago: Norvine's influence in Laferia fell from "Hegemony" to "Dominator".
  • 63 days ago: Norvine's influence in Laferia fell from "Hermit" to "Hegemony".
  • 72 days ago: Norvine's influence in Laferia rose from "Minnow" to "Hermit".
  • 72 days ago: Norvine lodged a message on the Laferia Regional Message Board.

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