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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,297th Most Income Equality: 9,240th Most Influential: 9,776th
The Federation of
Left-wing Utopia
Time to THONK even harder
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Fragile
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Kerlodia

Population344 million

CapitalCitaiti Dei Kerlodia

CurrencyBautista Sovereign Killi
AnimalJackal

The Federation of Kerlodia is a huge, socially progressive nation, notable for its rum-swilling pirates, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 344 million Kerlodi are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Citaiti Dei Kerlodia. The average income tax rate is 72.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Kerlodi economy, worth 8.14 trillion Bautista Sovereign Killis a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 23,649 Bautista Sovereign Killis, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Retirement homes are often fitted with luxurious suites, drug lords often avoid prison time by teaching "chemistry" classes to underprivileged youth, libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars, and future forecasters fearfully discuss grey goo and human obsolescence. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kerlodia's national animal is the Jackal, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Kerlodia is ranked 132,751st in the world and 5,881st in the South Pacific for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring -4.8 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,297thTop
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Most Income Equality: 9,240thMost Influential: 9,776thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 13,804thNicest Citizens: 14,688thMost Compassionate Citizens: 15,469th
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Most Income Equality: 437th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 452nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 530th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 532nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 537th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 567th in the regionMost Influential: 601st in the regionMost Inclusive: 646th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 660th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, future forecasters fearfully discuss grey goo and human obsolescence.
  • : Kerlodia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Bachtendekuppen".
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, drug lords often avoid prison time by teaching "chemistry" classes to underprivileged youth.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, retirement homes are often fitted with luxurious suites.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, the government is ignoring the latest terrorist atrocities in Citaiti Dei Kerlodia for fear of causing a fuss.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, workers for the environmental protection agency are patted down for tartar sauce every morning.
  • : Following new legislation in Kerlodia, elementary school students are required to master Bach's Chaconne in D before graduation.

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