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The Republic of Chonovia

“Live and let live”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Average

Regional Influence: Sprat

Location: Lazarus

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Chonovia

Population448 million

CapitalShostagrad

CurrencyRoos
AnimalParrot

The Republic of Chonovia is a huge, socially progressive nation, renowned for its irreverence towards religion and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working population of 448 million Chonovians 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 prioritizes Welfare, although Education, Healthcare, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shostagrad. The average income tax rate is 23.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The strong Chonovian economy, worth 25.9 trillion Roos a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Cheese Exports, and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 57,784 Roos, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

Chonovian police have to pay out of their own pockets for bulletproof vests, the government is a proud sponsor of the National Gaming Association, tourists outnumber citizens two to one, and convicted criminals are given free limo rides to jail. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Chonovia's national animal is the Parrot.

Chonovia is ranked 87,257th in the world and 3,695th in Lazarus for Most Pro-Market, scoring 46 on the Rand Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,833rdTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 11,134thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,799thMost Average: 14,926thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 16,745th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 212th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 587th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 636th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Chonovia, convicted criminals are given free limo rides to jail.
  • : Chonovia was endorsed by The Dominion of Lazarene Ryccia.
  • : Chonovia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Ban on Sterilisation of Minors etc".
  • : Chonovia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Cheese Export Sector.
  • : Following new legislation in Chonovia, tourists outnumber citizens two to one.
  • : Following new legislation in Chonovia, the government is a proud sponsor of the National Gaming Association.
  • : Chonovia was endorsed by The Federal Republic of Richtera.
  • : Chonovia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • : Following new legislation in Chonovia, Chonovian police have to pay out of their own pockets for bulletproof vests.
  • : Following new legislation in Chonovia, the Grinder at Fat Sal's Deli and Recycling Center is a national institution.

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