The Republic of Herbert Island is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Herbert Winstanley with a fair hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 3.038 billion Herbert Islandians 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 prioritizes Education, although Industry, Administration, and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Moribund. The average income tax rate is 73.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Herbert Islandian economy, worth 427 trillion Gummibearshums a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Retail. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 140,822 Gummibearshums, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.
Truck drivers turn their engines off and coast whenever they're going downhill, newspapers are running a front-page picture of Herbert Winstanley holding a crowbar and standing over a bloodied stockbroker, visiting dignitaries make excuses to leave functions early and head to the nearest pub, and Herbert Winstanley spends weekends doing the laundry of foreign leaders. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Herbert Island's national animal is the Aardvark, which is also the nation's favorite main course.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Effing of Efferalt.
- : Following new legislation in Herbert Island, Herbert Winstanley spends weekends doing the laundry of foreign leaders.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Republic of Catillos.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Empire of B H A R A T.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Rogue Nation of Psychological Care.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Empire of Andinla.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Queendom of Sophiana.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Mighty Building Material of Concrete Slab.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Midaic Republic of Midand.
- : Herbert Island was endorsed by The Dictatorship of Myness.
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