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The Democratic Federation of Holly United

“Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.” Saxon Sepulveda

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Handshaker

Location: South Pacific

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Holly United

Population11.595 billion

LeaderSaxon Sepulveda

CurrencyBlunt
AnimalLion

The Democratic Federation of Holly United is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Saxon Sepulveda with an even hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, free-roaming dinosaurs, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 11.595 billion Saxonyians 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 enormous government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Administration also on the agenda, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. The average income tax rate is 73.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Holly Unitedian economy, worth 992 trillion Blunts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is 85,620 Blunts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Museums have more touchscreens on display than artifacts, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the Holly United Blood Tithe, children must be board certified to append "Jr" to their name, and the automotive industry soaks up huge government handouts. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Holly United's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Holly United is ranked 225,426th in the world and 121st in South Pacific for Fattest Citizens, with 8.7 Obesity Rate.

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Most Influential: 5,862ndSafest: 9,611thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10,232ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 10,310thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 14,432ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 15,191stMost Advanced Public Transport: 16,201stMost Stationary: 16,535thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 16,764thMost Inclusive: 17,735thBest Weather: 18,961stMost Beautiful Environments: 21,816thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 22,131stHighest Economic Output: 22,185thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23,071stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 23,076thHighest Food Quality: 23,434thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 23,623rdLongest Average Lifespans: 24,405thHighest Average Tax Rates: 24,953rdLowest Crime Rates: 25,989thMost Developed: 26,783rdHighest Poor Incomes: 26,903rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 27,237th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 9th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 10th in the regionSafest: 11th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Holly United was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Poor Incomes.
  • : Holly United was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Cheerful Citizens.
  • : Holly United voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Protections During Territorial Transitions".
  • : Holly United was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Developed.
  • : Holly United was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Holly United voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Northern Borland".
  • : Holly United voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Sexual Predator Registry Act".
  • : Holly United voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Sexual Predator Registry Act".
  • : Holly United was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Holly United lodged a message on the South Pacific Regional Message Board.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 7 » Americatain, Rongorongo, Republic of Sernia, Fog Field, Velarde, Densaner, and Dorig.

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