The Commonwealth of South Cowland is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Ken with an even hand, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 10.885 billion South Cowlandians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.
The tiny, corrupt, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cow City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 3.3%.
The frighteningly efficient South Cowlandian economy, worth a remarkable 3,190 trillion Pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an amazing 293,106 Pounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,005,580 per year while the poor average 62,704, a ratio of 16.0 to 1.
Pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects, skateparks can be found in every city, motorists' locations are constantly tracked by intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and police officers have nearly cracked a major underage astronomy syndicate. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. South Cowland's national animal is the fox, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : South Cowland was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens (last census: Top 5%).
- : South Cowland was endorsed by The Principality of Hamilton-by-sea.
- : South Cowland lost the endorsement of The Principality of Hamilton-by-sea.
- : South Cowland was endorsed by The United Kingdom of The Farrow Isles.
- : Following new legislation in South Cowland, police officers have nearly cracked a major underage astronomy syndicate.
- : Following new legislation in South Cowland, motorists' locations are constantly tracked by intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
- : Following new legislation in South Cowland, skateparks can be found in every city.
- : South Cowland endorsed The Holy Empire of Saudi Canadia.
- : South Cowland was endorsed by The Holy Empire of Saudi Canadia.
- : South Cowland was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments.
Endorsements Received: 47 » Alsted, Jenesia, Lexembourg, Stromia, Short shorts, Nuweland, The City-State of Vienna, Kaiserusse, Multatuli, The Seven Provinces, Dauershire, Tigyland, Foucaults garden, Novo Portugal, Albertinum, Bohomo, Prinx, Fenian Provinces, Northern German Federation, The Fair Republic, Bluegoodland, Estacia, Imperium Anglorum, Wombelland, Troltovia, Woschia, The Nether Regions, Strajalands, Bescherelle, Zuid-Limburgia, Great Briten Ireland France and Benelux, Polonilandia, Tuccistahn, Nordicana, Vesterheim, Outer Sparta, Ecclestia, Dacian Freelands, Neue Deutsche Republik, Seaton, Eurosceptic Citizens, Spagna, Ivernia, The Zionward Union, Saudi Canadia, The Farrow Isles, and Hamilton-by-sea.