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Let the people have their way.

As of 5/20/15.

The Bliss Sovereign Democracy of Lechanster is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its anti-smoking policies, smutty television, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 589 million Lechans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vastiling. The average income tax rate is 66.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Lechan economy, worth 30.0 trillion Lechan Dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Cheese Exports, and Automobile Manufacturing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 50,866 Lechan Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Concussed Hawkball players cannot remember their lineup position, the government has adopted a "Lightning Never Strikes Twice" approach to dealing with natural disasters, children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "Love and peace!" as a way of life, and the government is ignoring the latest terrorist atrocities in Vastiling for fear of causing a fuss. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lechanster's national animal is the Hawk, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Government

The Chan Council handles all of the country's administration. It elects a President to be overseer of the nation and leader of the council.

  • President Wolf
  • Councilman Orosco
  • Councilman Minton
  • Councilman Mercer
  • Councilman Zeller
  • Councilman Steele
  • Councilman Carter
  • Councilman Mills
  • Councilman Crawford
  • Councilman Hood
  • Councilman Chandler
  • Councilman Holland
  • Councilman Marshall

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Political Information

As of 5/11/15.

Short Name: Lechanster

Official Name: The Bliss Sovereign Democracy of Lechanster

System of Government: Civil Rights Lovefest

Head of State: President Wolf

Capital City: Vastiling

Currency: Lechan Dollar

National Animal: Hawk

Population: 538 Million

Demonym: Lechan

Region: GFW

Economic Rating: Strong

Civil Rights: Superb

Political Freedoms: Excellent

International Awards and Recognition

As of 4/28/15.



Economy

Information

As of 5/5/15.

  • Gross Domestic Product: ₤30.5 Trillion 
  • Average Income: ₤61,052
  • Richest Capita Income: ₤90,163
  • Poorest Capita Income: ₤39,183 
  • Economic Score: 69/100
  • Employment Score: 82
  • Income Equality Scale: 128
  • Leading Industry: Trout Fishing

Market Income

As of 5/5/15.

  • Public/Government: 46.2%
  • Private/Corporate: 49.5%
  • State-Owned:  4.3%
  • Illegal/Black Market: 0%

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Government Spending

As of 5/5/15 • (Top 5 categories listed)

14.1 Trillion Lechan Dollars • 46.2% of GDP

  1. Education - 16.6%
  2. Welfare - 15%
  3. Environment - 12.3%
  4. Law and Order - 11.3%
  5. Healthcare - 10.3%

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