The Communes of Cataluna is a huge, genial nation, ruled by Outis with a fair hand, and renowned for its smutty television, public floggings, and ubiquitous missile silos. The compassionate, democratic population of 785 million Catalunans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.
The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Barcelona. The average income tax rate is 36.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The sizeable but inefficient Catalunan economy, worth 29.0 trillion Euros a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Automobile Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 36,881 Euros, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.
Grade school teachers mark homework with red "CITATION NEEDED" stamps, people can't decide between preserving forests and buying print copies of 'Dogman Versus The Giggler', the consent form for routine blood pressure measurement has been nominated for the 'Novel Of The Year' award, and Outis has just been declared ruler of Cataluna in an international press conference. Crime is totally unknown. Cataluna's national animal is the Leon, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Cataluna was reclassified from "New York Times Democracy" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
- : Cataluna endorsed The Empire of Darkmondoria.
- : Cataluna was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Kumptopia.
- : Cataluna was endorsed by The Free Land of Gay Crimes.
- : Cataluna's influence in Pacifica rose from "Vassal" to "Truckler".
- : Cataluna endorsed The Democratic Republic of Villa Cacique.
- : Cataluna changed its national leader to "Outis".
- : Following new legislation in Cataluna, Outis has just been declared ruler of Cataluna in an international press conference.
- : Cataluna endorsed United states of pussy eating.
- : Cataluna endorsed The Rogue Nation of Ye Olde Memeland.
Endorsements Received: 63 » Cormactopia Prime, Sanstuary, Canogally, North Newlandishforth, Ninora, Arati V, Atreea, Hasheminia, The Gilded Star, Wolfland2, Manniskoslaktet, Chopop, Trielante, Kranich, Taneash, The New Antarctic Government, Confederation of Helvetica, Bangolore, TheWolfLands, Great Temuco, Neo Saratoga, Sheeplo, Okayo, Liruslau, Lyatia, USS Merrimack, Haupttzemburg Empire, United Lands of Education, DVVK, New Des Moinia, Kaz Gollin, Mohacian, Maioremasia, Thikc, United States of Citadel, Commonwealth FO4, Libertars, Zeperia, Sabat Chag, Slovetza, Greater Atlantica and Pacifica, Drewdeia, QuertyX, Weebslandia, Libreanationy, No Dummies Allowed, Korea United, Zischia, Zumiez, Demooti, and 13 others.Havari, Dali Mara, Tanukh, French Mongolia, Kinslandi, Mornicoder, Maritagnia, Bangl, Londynium, Malcolm X, Northeast Colorado, Gay Crimes, and Kumptopia.