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Most Stationary: 11,986thMost Influential: 15,800thLargest Black Market: 20,736th
The Nomadic Peoples of
Moralistic Democracy
The Chosen People
Influence
Page
Region
Civil Rights
Few
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Hakons

Population10.571 billion

CurrencySheckle
AnimalYak

The Nomadic Peoples of Hakons is a gargantuan, safe nation, notable for its frequent executions, zero percent divorce rate, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed population of 10.571 billion Hakonites are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Welfare, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 40.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Hakonsian economy, worth 325 trillion Sheckles a year, is quite specialized and led by the Uranium Mining industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Trout Farming, and Information Technology. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 30,746 Sheckles, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.4 times as much as the poorest.

Violent criminals are doomed to be hunted by a psychotic billionaire, businesses are scrambling to adapt to the government's mandate that 'time and measurement no longer exist', citizens have never heard foreign radio, and guns are banned. Crime, especially youth-related, is almost non-existent, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hakons's national animal is the Yak, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Hakons is ranked 144,179th in the world and 5,229th in Balder for Largest Governments, scoring 10.34 on the Bureaucratic Comprehensiveness Rating Scale Index.

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Most Stationary: 11,986thMost Influential: 15,800thLargest Black Market: 20,736th
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Most Stationary: 105th in the regionMost Influential: 160th in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 586th in the region

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  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Black Market.
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Influential.
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Hakons's influence in Balder rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
  • : Hakons was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Dead.
  • : Hakons's influence in Balder rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Hakons's influence in Balder rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".

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