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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,805th Most Secular: 3,528th Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,641st
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Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
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Political Freedom
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Elestrum

Population176 million

Currencylyra
Animalbumblebee

The Republic of Elestrum is a very large, safe nation, renowned for its ban on automobiles, keen interest in outer space, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic population of 176 million Elestrumites are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 47.3%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish Elestrumian economy, worth 4.77 trillion lyras a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 27,097 lyras, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

There's a politician called Male Infant Li, kindergarten teachers with ankle-bracelets are closely supervised by their parole officers, people of faith are sent to twelve-step programs for 'The Cure', and daring to agree with another politician is grounds for instant dismissal. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Elestrum's national animal is the bumblebee, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Elestrum is ranked 112,114th in the world and 5,624th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -2.65 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,805thMost Secular: 3,528thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,641stMost Influential: 6,716thTop
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Safest: 11,396thMost Income Equality: 11,911thMost Pacifist: 13,309th
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Most Secular: 182nd in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 401st in the regionTop
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Safest: 605th in the regionMost Income Equality: 617th in the regionMost Pacifist: 716th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 757th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Elestrum was endorsed by The Republic of Samog.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, daring to agree with another politician is grounds for instant dismissal.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, people of faith are sent to twelve-step programs for 'The Cure'.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, kindergarten teachers with ankle-bracelets are closely supervised by their parole officers.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, there's a politician called Male Infant Solo.
  • : Elestrum endorsed The United Kingdom of Savaaria.
  • : Elestrum was endorsed by The United Kingdom of Savaaria.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, the government officially wants you to slow down and speak more clearly.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, students are wary of colorfully decorated new teachers with names like Professor Pipsqueak.
  • : Following new legislation in Elestrum, the nation's air force consists of strongly-worded letters folded into paper airplanes.

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