The Kingdom of Katamba is a huge, orderly nation, remarkable for its punitive income tax rates, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 996 million Katambans are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.
The large, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. The average income tax rate is 80.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Katamban economy, worth 129 trillion Dollars a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Trout Farming, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 129,538 Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.
The police double as repo men, there's no cure or sympathy for the common cold, postcards from Katamban driving test centres are popular souvenirs, and Katamba City's main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Katamba's national animal is the Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, Katamba City's main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, postcards from Katamban driving test centres are popular souvenirs.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, there's no cure or sympathy for the common cold.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, the police double as repo men.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking.
- : Katamba was endorsed by The Commonwealth of Tyirza.
- : Katamba was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Secular.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, no one born in Katamba can fix a leaky faucet.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, only vaccinated citizens may have free healthcare.
- : Following new legislation in Katamba, popular cartoon characters frequently appear in government-sponsored PSAs reminding students to say no to drugs.
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