The Federated Democratic States of Xanthal is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, public floggings, and strictly enforced bedtime. The democratic, cheerful population of 27.964 billion Xanthalians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Social Policy, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Olink. The average income tax rate is 69.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Xanthalian economy, worth a remarkable 3,877 trillion quinaults a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 138,654 quinaults, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.
Unstable couples are known to break up over which one gets parental leave, people unhook their phones at night to escape a never-ending barrage of phone calls, rioting during the nation's hosting of ORDER caused one million quinaults of property damage, and noises louder than a whisper have been prohibited by law. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Xanthal's national animal is the fox, which is also the nation's favorite main course.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Xanthal's influence in SPACE rose from "Apprentice" to "Vassal".
- : Xanthal's influence in SPACE fell from "Vassal" to "Apprentice".
- : Xanthal proposed constructing embassies between SPACE and The Order of the Grey Wardens.
- : Xanthal lodged a message on the SPACE Regional Message Board.
- : Xanthal composed a new Welcome Telegram for SPACE.
- : Xanthal removed The Sultanate of Cerenreg from the regional ban list in SPACE.
- : Xanthal added the tag "Defender" to SPACE.
- : Xanthal added the tag "Invader" to SPACE.
- : Xanthal added the tag "Outer Space" to SPACE.
- : Xanthal added the tag "Neutral" to SPACE.