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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 13,521stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20,569th
The Theocracy of
Compulsory Consumerist State
Iron, Faith, and Gold
Influence
Unproven
Region
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Thriving
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Renascento

Population984 million

Currencygold
Animalswallow

The Theocracy of Renascento is a huge, cultured nation, notable for its compulsory military service, public floggings, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-working, cynical population of 984 million Renascentines are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The medium-sized, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 23.6%.

The thriving Renascentine economy, worth 73.7 trillion golds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Trout Farming, Arms Manufacturing, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 74,927 golds, with the richest citizens earning 5.5 times as much as the poorest.

Burial ceremonies have become as routinised as tax forms, citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens, people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy, and seasonal hay-fever sufferers are attending government drug counselling sessions to get free doughnuts. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Renascento's national animal is the swallow, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Renascento is ranked 21,071st in the world and 1,052nd in Balder for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 52.91 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 13,521stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20,569th
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 562nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Renascento's influence in Balder rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : Renascento was refounded in Balder.
  • : Renascento ceased to exist in The North Pacific.
  • : Renascento was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Cheerful Citizens.
  • : Renascento's influence in The North Pacific rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Renascento published "The Cities of Renascento (WIP)" (Factbook: Overview).
  • : Following new legislation in Renascento, seasonal hay-fever sufferers are attending government drug counselling sessions to get free doughnuts.
  • : Following new legislation in Renascento, people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy.
  • : Following new legislation in Renascento, citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens.
  • : Renascento published "Epimarine Silk" (Factbook: Culture).

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