The Seven Nations of The Seven Nations of Merka is a massive, efficient nation, notable for its compulsory military service, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working population of 1.499 billion MERKANS have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Arozpuma. The average income tax rate is 61.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient MERKAN economy, worth 172 trillion Memes a year, is dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Basket Weaving. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an impressive 114,923 Memes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.0 times as much as the poorest.
Giant beards and handlebar moustaches are increasingly popular, minority children spend hours bussing to schools miles away from home, citizens live in superstitious fear of the mysterious glowing clouds that float over The Seven Nations of Merka, and sports journals are full of uplifting puff-pieces on professional boxers. Crime is totally unknown. The Seven Nations of Merka's national animal is the Fish, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Catholicism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : The Seven Nations of Merka was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Black Market.
- : The Seven Nations of Merka was endorsed by The Grand and Most Serene Duchy of Unimaginable Doom.
- : Following new legislation in The Seven Nations of Merka, sports journals are full of uplifting puff-pieces on professional boxers.
- : Following new legislation in The Seven Nations of Merka, citizens live in superstitious fear of the mysterious glowing clouds that float over The Seven Nations of Merka.
- : Following new legislation in The Seven Nations of Merka, minority children spend hours bussing to schools miles away from home.
- : Following new legislation in The Seven Nations of Merka, giant beards and handlebar moustaches are increasingly popular.
- : The Seven Nations of Merka voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Europeia".
- : The Seven Nations of Merka was endorsed by The Kingdom of New-El.
- : The Seven Nations of Merka was endorsed by The Rogue Nation of Midds Conia.
- : Following new legislation in The Seven Nations of Merka, weighted heels are added to military boots to ensure diminutive celebrities meet minimum requirements.
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