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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 899thMost Influential: 1,820thMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,969th
The Federal Republic of
Father Knows Best State
Unitas, Populus, Democratia
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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Calahy

Population2.21 billion

CapitalDarmschtadt
LeaderFederal President Caroll Eigen
FaithProtestantism

CurrencyMark
AnimalDouble-headed eagle

The Federal Republic of Calahy is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Federal President Caroll Eigen with an iron fist, and notable for its keen interest in outer space, sprawling nuclear power plants, and aversion to nipples. The compassionate, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 2.21 billion Calahians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Industry, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Darmschtadt. The average income tax rate is 77.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Calahyian economy, worth 375 trillion Marks a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 169,996 Marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

International tensions are high as Calahy threatens any government with the audacity to arrest its citizens, folk singers have replaced personal injury lawyers in being ridiculed as "ambulance chasers", police are arresting costumed characters at comic book conventions, and major cities are suffering under water rationing. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Calahy's national animal is the Double-headed eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Protestantism.

Calahy is ranked 23,502nd in the world and 580th in The North Pacific for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens, with 55.36 Whatever.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 899thMost Influential: 1,820thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 2,969thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,728thMost Devout: 5,975thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 7,992ndMost Cultured: 7,995thMost Efficient Economies: 8,996thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,126thMost Cheerful Citizens: 9,682ndLargest Retail Industry: 10,048thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,619thMost Developed: 12,484thHighest Food Quality: 12,585thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,418thLargest Governments: 13,751stLowest Crime Rates: 13,800thSmartest Citizens: 13,989thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 16,328thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,150thMost Inclusive: 17,280thLongest Average Lifespans: 17,431stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 17,940thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,334thMost Corrupt Governments: 19,662ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 21,581stMost Patriotic: 21,958thHighest Average Tax Rates: 22,961stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 23,502ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 25,438thNicest Citizens: 25,868thLargest Welfare Programs: 26,576thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 27,390thMost Advanced Public Education: 27,618th
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Most Devout: 143rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 162nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 206th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 229th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 298th in the regionTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 307th in the regionMost Cultured: 353rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 386th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 400th in the regionMost Influential: 434th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 448th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 455th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 466th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 516th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 534th in the regionLargest Governments: 549th in the regionMost Patriotic: 552nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 560th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 568th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 580th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 589th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Calahy was endorsed by The Empire of Comfed.
  • : Calahy was endorsed by The Parliamentary Republic of Zecit.
  • : Calahy voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Rights of Sapient Species"".
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, major cities are suffering under water rationing.
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, police are arresting costumed characters at comic book conventions.
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, folk singers have replaced personal injury lawyers in being ridiculed as "ambulance chasers".
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, international tensions are high as Calahy threatens any government with the audacity to arrest its citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, stone wrist watches that weigh 20lb are the latest trend.
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, the entire entry for Calahy in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the World reads 'mostly harmless'.
  • : Following new legislation in Calahy, the Calahyian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...".

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 158 » Gorundu, Chipoli, Shibutani, Territorio di Nessuno, Laforeia, Pallaith, New-Ferytland, Great Bights Mum, Corfad, Kwaj, Aguaria Major, Varisland, Bankowiata, Dreadton, Radicaster, Atrito, Koda-Land, Siwale, Southern Moosetopia, PlanetMercury, Advancia-Sizzletown, TheLandOfFunFunFun, New Lakemba, Esperonia, Russila, South Parter, Sil Dorsett, Nouvel Empire, The Rhein States, New Atlantico, Former English Colony, Darkanistan, The Secret Society of Zimbabwae2, Loutsland, Kandorith, Kranostav, Frances Francis the First of France, Catalis, Deliber, North Bratislava, Marlducro, Pinky Queen, Arucaria, Malta Comino Gozo, Laurendon, Karazan, The Sinclarian Provinces, Phoronu, Aeurithianar, Necromonia, and 108 others.Solmetria, Lemonbiscuits, Omnistria, Wilkshire, Pradovnia, Wineclaw, Simone Republic, United States of Medford, Ethnon, Oannia, Wolffoxia, Walter Jackson, The Confederate States of America, Petronellania, Eraver, Workers Republic of Prestes Order, New Cordyceps, Bedsonya, PotatoFarmers, Ovekisu, Great Ignesia, Justosia, Yukti, New Fredoenia, Troll Punishers, Joevala, Castle In Confidence, TyGerria, Notyoutopia, Batatoland Empire, Azzarel, Unsophisticate, Negarden, The Devskian Revolutionary Republic, Tugupaw, Regallio, Inclement Space, Bodhisva, Ishtimbine, CyberEgypt, Racoda, Jenha, The Union of Galaxies, Qep, Bardopia, Chukstik Illahi, Salish-Cascadia, The Union of The People of Britannia, Republiqueducroissant, The Windmilluminati, Etanur, Ereena, Aerilia, The Iron Lions, Zandos, Votak Matim, Nationeer, Hyphen, Alogiada, Rex Republic, Armonker, Mystiquelle, Eurocom, United Orange Valley States, Bagojo, Illusia and Neverendia, Love Shack, Furballland, Verderiesdre, Xagill, Zelenaya Dolina, Zerentopia, Photan, McMasterdonia, Barxa, Arostica, Valiacorkit, Kainin, Borkey Kurg, Pribaltic Union, Valentine Z, Ayuzhhhhh, United Kahndaq, Germanic Cat, Texaska, Ziprotscria, Altivia, Aoncarpa, Nistriabar, The New Oceanic States, Eralan, Ubeland, Yaorozu, Davidianian, Suvarnavarta, Tragesch Firwat, Stal Valley, Hikki, Northern Zorbrasnka, Sechiole, Vendonesam, Ardok, Royaume des loups, Tiodann, Singaporen Empire, Singamadri, Zecit, and Comfed.

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