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|Official Language(s)||English, French, German|
|Alliance||Eranos Defense of Empirical Nations|
|Statistics as of 28/06/2008|
|Nation Rank||29,688 (95.2%) of 5,242|
|Total Area||0.850 mile diameter|
Central Patchia is a tiny, under developed, and new nation with citizens primarily of Scandinavian ethnicity whose religion is Jainism. It is a backwards nation when it comes to technology and many refer to it unkindly as a 'Third World Nation'. Its citizens pay moderately high tax rates and they are somewhat unhappy in their work environments as a result. The citizens of Central Patchia work diligently to produce Aluminum and Pigs as tradable resources for their nation. The government has no definite position on foreign affairs at this time. Central Patchia is currently researching nuclear technology for the use of nuclear power plants but believes nuclear weapons should be banned. Plans are on the way within Central Patchia to open new rehabilitation centers across the nation and educate its citizens of the dangers of drug use. Central Patchia allows its citizens to protest their government but uses a strong police force to monitor things and arrest lawbreakers. Its borders are closed to all forms of immigration. Central Patchia believes in the freedom of speech and feels that it is every citizen's right to speak freely about their government. Central Patchia has no definite foreign aid at this time. Central Patchia will not make deals with another country that has a poor history of inhuman treatment of its citizens.
Founded following the Shattering of the Central European Powers after World War II, Central Patchia was recognized as an independent European State in 1948. Central Patchia is a small, developed nation located on the Baltic Sea, it's capital city the port-city of Kaliningrad. The nation's geography is predominantly glacier shaped wetlands, interspersed with vast pine forests. The immediate region surrounding the capital, Kaliningrad, is a highly developed cityscape, with large industrial and residential zones in a 5 km radius.
The nation of Central Patchia pursues a policy of technological integration, with large political and economic emphasis on advancements in technology and innovation. Much recent research has been focused on renewable energy sources for the country's main power supply, while long term research is being aimed at Hydrogen Fusion as the nation's primary power supply.
The country is an active and long serving member of the European Union, being one of the original member states of the European Coal and Steel Community, formed in 1951. Thus, the country also has an involved membership in the European Space Agency, having contributed to the various space programs of the Agency.