|Faith||The band of the eight divines|
The Federated Kingdom of Steium is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by King Zant with an even hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, public floggings, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed population of 4.441 billion Steiumian have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Duskwood. The average income tax rate is 94.8%.
The frighteningly efficient Steiumian economy, worth 678 trillion Ducats a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 152,761 Ducats, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Every workday begins with group therapy, concussed Bearball players cannot remember their lineup position, the Smalltopian embassy doubles as an electoral campaign headquarters, and it is illegal to distribute Girl Guide Cookies without an advanced food hygiene diploma. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Steium's national animal is the Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is The band of the eight divines.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Steium was endorsed by The Holy Empire of Antonimus.
- : Steium was endorsed by The Empire of Teothopia.
- : Steium endorsed The Republic of Saperisole.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, it is illegal to distribute Girl Guide Cookies without an advanced food hygiene diploma.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, the Smalltopian embassy doubles as an electoral campaign headquarters.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, concussed Bearball players cannot remember their lineup position.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, every workday begins with group therapy.
- : Steium was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Eywaan.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, the most penniless demographics have by far the highest number of researchers per capita.
- : Following new legislation in Steium, children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "love and peace!" as a way of life.
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