The Homotopian Republic of
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Regional Influence
Truckler
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Superb

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The Homotopian Republic of Saint-Sebastian is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Rosko Alaska with a fair hand, and notable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, keen interest in outer space, and aversion to nipples. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 9.203 billion Saints 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 juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Policy, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Stonewall. The average income tax rate is 74.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Saintly economy, worth a remarkable 1,658 trillion Pink Pounds a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 180,243 Pink Pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Recent protests against birds flying too low have resulted in bloodshed, refugees from other nations are flocking to Saint-Sebastian's border, anniversaries of major historical events pass unnoticed, and the nation's official head of religious affairs is an atheist. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Saint-Sebastian's national animal is the catamount, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Saint-Sebastian is ranked 16th in Gay and 5,383rd in the world for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, scoring 4 on the Pepperoni Propulsion Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, the nation's official head of religious affairs is an atheist.
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, anniversaries of major historical events pass unnoticed.
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, refugees from other nations are flocking to Saint-Sebastian's border.
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, recent protests against birds flying too low have resulted in bloodshed.
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, X-Files ratings have hit an all-time low.
  • : Saint-Sebastian was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, euthanasia is legal.
  • : Saint-Sebastian lodged a message on the Gay Regional Message Board.
  • : Following new legislation in Saint-Sebastian, the government has instituted 'traveller reservations' across the country.
  • : Saint-Sebastian was endorsed by The Kingdom of Aruvicion.

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