The Republic of Hand On Your Heart is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its burgeoning cobra population. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 863 million Hand On Your Heartians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.
The relatively small, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 10.1%.
The strong Hand On Your Heartian economy, worth 45.6 trillion rubles a year, is led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Book Publishing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 52,836 rubles, with the richest citizens earning 7.5 times as much as the poorest.
Organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, the tenet of free speech is held dear, kids are told they can be whoever they want to be when they grow up, and thousands of children die every day from easily curable illnesses. Crime is moderate, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Hand On Your Heart's national animal is the cobra, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Hand On Your Heart's influence in The Kaugeon fell from "Eminence Grise" to "Enforcer".
- : Hand On Your Heart's influence in The Kaugeon rose from "Enforcer" to "Eminence Grise".
- : Hand On Your Heart's influence in The Kaugeon rose from "Instigator" to "Enforcer".
- : Hand On Your Heart's influence in The Kaugeon fell from "Dealmaker" to "Instigator".
- : Hand On Your Heart resigned from the World Assembly.
- : Hand On Your Heart became WA Delegate of The Kaugeon.
- : Hand On Your Heart's influence in The Kaugeon rose from "Zero" to "Dealmaker".
- : Hand On Your Heart relocated from Artificial Solar System to The Kaugeon.
- : Hand On Your Heart was endorsed by The Community of Yokozuna.
- : Hand On Your Heart was endorsed by The Community of Freak Accident.