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The Havens

Population350 million

AnimalPolar Bear

The Principality of The Havens is a huge, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its absence of drug laws, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 350 million Havenites are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 50.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Haveni economy, worth 4.49 trillion Kinas a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Tourism, Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Pizza Delivery. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 12,826 Kinas, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

It is illegal for a parent to tell a child to stop eating their boogers, the nation locks people up and tells them they're mad for compassion's sake, the armed forces pride themselves on being conventional and predictable, and the nation is designated as a welfare recipient under Skandilundian law. Crime is totally unknown. The Havens's national animal is the Polar Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Havens is ranked 105,742nd in the world and 3,772nd in The North Pacific for Most Stationary, with 69.5947124038 Days.

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