The Republic of Caleis is a huge, cultured nation, renowned for its keen interest in outer space, public floggings, and ubiquitous missile silos. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 211 million Caleisians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Healthcare. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 36.8%.
The powerhouse Caleisian economy, worth 15.5 trillion calios a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Pizza Delivery, and Gambling. Average income is 73,692 calios, with the richest citizens earning 6.1 times as much as the poorest.
Giggling teens are asked to put their mouths on rubber dolls, a niche industry catering to S&M enthusiasts has sprung up, pretending to be prejudiced is a good way to get out of jury duty, and inter-species marriages are ignored by the government. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Caleis's national animal is the hedgehog, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, inter-species marriages are ignored by the government.
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, pretending to be prejudiced is a good way to get out of jury duty.
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, a niche industry catering to S&M enthusiasts has sprung up.
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, giggling teens are asked to put their mouths on rubber dolls.
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, members of the government all have oddly similar anecdotes about their childhoods.
- : Caleis was endorsed by The Principality of Terra Venti.
- : Caleis was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector.
- : Caleis's influence in Europeia rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, clumsy self-injury is a viable claim in modern compensation culture.
- : Following new legislation in Caleis, a typical fast food menu item could serve a small army.
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