|Faith||The Great Peacock|
The Teocracy of Carpen is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, compulsory military service, and pith helmet sales. The compassionate, hard-working, devout population of 1.476 billion carpenians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sighden. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 34.1%.
The frighteningly efficient carpenian economy, worth 145 trillion Golden Peacocks a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 98,885 Golden Peacocks, with the richest citizens earning 8.7 times as much as the poorest.
An increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents, rundown towns are frequently sold to billionaires for their pet projects, enemy navies sail within bombardment range of major coastal cities with impunity, and Leader is the self-declared God of all Carpen. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Carpen's national animal is the peacock, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is The Great Peacock.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Carpen lodged a message on the Novo Brasil Regional Message Board.
- : Carpen's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Minnow" to "Sprat".
- : Carpen's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Nipper" to "Minnow".
- : Carpen changed its national faith to "The Great Peacock".
- : Following new legislation in Carpen, Leader is the self-declared God of all Carpen.
- : Carpen's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
- : Carpen's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
- : Carpen's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Zero" to "Hatchling".
- : Carpen published "Política em Carpen [desatualizado]" (Meta: Reference).
- : Carpen published "Como é Carpen?" (Factbook: Overview).