The Confederacy of
New York Times Democracy
Squamae Abundare Terra Liberarum
Regional Influence
Dominator
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

Overview Factbook People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Confederacy of Old North Fish is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Duke Derwent Castell with a fair hand, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, unlimited-speed roads, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 8.087 billion Fishians 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 government prioritizes Defense, although Education, Industry, and Public Transport are also considered important, while Social Policy and Environment aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Metroscale. The average income tax rate is 66.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient fishy economy, worth 875 trillion Scales a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Soda Sales, and Pizza Delivery. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an impressive 108,222 Scales, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Amnesty Interregional has condemned Old North Fish for ignoring crimes against humanity, naturists are jailed regularly for indecent exposure, school uniforms are compulsory, and cars speed down national highways while drivers sleep at the wheel. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Old North Fish's national animal is the last Northern Speckled Bigfoot, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities, and its national religion is Christianity.

Old North Fish is ranked 1st in The Planet of Hiremus and 73,681st in the world for Safest, scoring 133.879 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 18 days ago

  • 4 days ago: Old North Fish fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector.
  • 23 days ago: Old North Fish was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Smartest Citizens.
  • 29 days ago: Old North Fish was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 37 days ago: Old North Fish was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Developed (last census: Top 10%).
  • 38 days ago: Old North Fish's influence in The Planet of Hiremus rose from "Superpower" to "Dominator".
  • 41 days ago: Old North Fish's influence in The Planet of Hiremus rose from "Power" to "Superpower".
  • 52 days ago: Old North Fish fell out of the regional Top 10% for Largest Publishing Industry.
  • 61 days ago: Old North Fish was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 71 days ago: Old North Fish's influence in The Planet of Hiremus rose from "Powerbroker" to "Power".
  • 74 days ago: Old North Fish was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Fastest-Growing Economies.

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