The Federal Republic of The United Pacific is a huge, devout nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape. Its hard-nosed, hard-working population of 359 million 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 minute government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Religion & Spirituality, Law & Order, and Defence. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The United Pacific City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 9%. A substantial private sector is dominated by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry.
Mining safety laws are often more expensive than what's being mined, the government has cut taxes in the face of widespread tax evasion, citizens are permitted to carry concealed handguns, and The United Pacific has designated The San Francisco, California as its capital city. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is a problem. The United Pacific's national animal is the Puffin Bird, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its currency is the Christian Dollar.
The United Pacific is ranked 6th in League of Christian Nations and 17,305th in the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 3 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.
The United Pacific is a federation of the nations of Pacifica, Cascadia, New Zealand, and Australia. The federal government serves to operate the armed forces, set foreign policy, and manage foreign relations