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The United Socialist Republic of Ovisterra

“Licentia, justica, veneriato”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Imploded
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Power

Location: Vissella

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The United Socialist Republic of Ovisterra is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Sheepman with an even hand, and notable for its hatred of cheese. Its compassionate, intelligent population of 8.155 billion enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of the Environment, Social Equality, and Education. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Baa. The average income tax rate is 67%, and even higher for the wealthy. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

The fire protection service is wholly government-funded, the government has cut taxes in the face of widespread tax evasion, schools have extensive counseling programs for troubled students, and gambling is outlawed. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling. Ovisterra's national animal is the sheep, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is idk man, and its currency is the viaticus.

Ovisterra is ranked 2nd in Vissella and 25,095th in the world for Highest Police Ratios, scoring 55 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 22 hours ago

  • 6 days ago: Ovisterra fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
  • 10 days ago: Ovisterra fell out of the regional Top 10% for Healthiest Citizens.
  • 15 days ago: Ovisterra transferred ฿ 0.861 ByteCoin from an account in The Hive Mind of Testlandia to The Killjoy of Thafoo.
  • 15 days ago: Ovisterra converted 876.08 Ovisterra viaticuss into ฿ 0.861 ByteCoin at the market rate of 1 ByteCoin to 1,017.258.
  • 15 days ago: Ovisterra converted ฿ 1.000 into 876.08 Ovisterra viaticuss at the market rate of 1 ByteCoin to 876.083.
  • 19 days ago: Ovisterra fell out of the regional Top 10% for Nicest Citizens.
  • 23 days ago: Ovisterra fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Pacifist.
  • 46 days ago: Ovisterra was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Rebellious Youth.
  • 50 days ago: Ovisterra was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Nicest Citizens.
  • 57 days ago: Ovisterra was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.

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