|Leader||derek the maveric|
|Currency||Flanian Pobble Bead|
|Animal||Ameglian Major Cow|
The Democratic Republic of South Simongo is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by derek the maveric with an even hand, and remarkable for its teetotalling pirates, anti-smoking policies, and state-planned economy. The compassionate population of 2.177 billion South Simongoans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.
It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lignum Caelo. The average income tax rate is 91.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The sizeable but underdeveloped South Simongoan economy, worth 83.7 trillion Flanian Pobble Beads a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Furniture Restoration industry. Average income is 38,468 Flanian Pobble Beads, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
The new airport at Mr. Giles' farm is panicking his sheep, the mood of raunchy movies is often ruined by the sound of babies crying, tombstones are ten feet high to accommodate the names of inhabitants, and fat-shaming is now public policy. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. South Simongo's national animal is the Ameglian Major Cow, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : South Simongo's influence in Evergreen Conifer fell from "Truckler" to "Vassal".
- : South Simongo was endorsed by The Egalitarian Peoples of Fareth.
- : The Community of Evergreen Conifer appointed South Simongo as Shadow Premier with authority over Border Control, Embassies, and Polls in Evergreen Conifer.
- : South Simongo's influence in Evergreen Conifer fell from "Handshaker" to "Truckler".
- : South Simongo's influence in Evergreen Conifer rose from "Truckler" to "Handshaker".
- : South Simongo was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
- : South Simongo's influence in Evergreen Conifer rose from "Vassal" to "Truckler".
- : South Simongo was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates and the Top 10% for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
- : South Simongo was endorsed by The Colony of 24221 Paradox.
- : Following new legislation in South Simongo, fat-shaming is now public policy.