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The Protectorate of Card Gardens


Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Political Freedoms:

Regional Influence: Apprentice

Location: Card Gardens


Card Gardens

Population2.219 billion


The Protectorate of Card Gardens is a massive, safe nation, renowned for its digital currency, zero percent divorce rate, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 2.219 billion Gardeners are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 23.3%.

The powerhouse Gardener economy, worth 175 trillion Cards a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 79,154 Cards, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

Leader's new office has a propensity to catch on fire, many Gardeners struggle to find outlets for their pent-up competitive juices, the price of freedom is about half a million Cards, and people wouldn't be seen dead without their guns. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Card Gardens's national animal is the Card, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Card Gardens is ranked 39,040th in the world and 37th in Card Gardens for Best Weather, with 123 Meters Of Sunlight.

Largest Cheese Export Sector: 11,636thTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 15,818thMost Conservative: 20,095thHealthiest Citizens: 21,026thLargest Agricultural Sector: 23,672nd
Largest Cheese Export Sector: 4th in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 5th in the regionMost Conservative: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 8th in the region

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