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Nudest: 178thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 979thMost Influential: 3,849th
The Allied States of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise Normal
Death to fascism, freedom to the people!
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Qetrela

Population583 million

CurrencyEuro
AnimalUnicorn

The Allied States of Qetrela is a huge, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its soft-spoken computers, enforced nudity, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 583 million Qetrelans enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 56.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Qetrelan economy, worth 27.2 trillion Euros 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 led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is 46,721 Euros, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Prolonged government investigations are a common revenge tactic among spurned significant others, the new national mascot has to be wheeled onto the field of play, intellectual snobbery has the cognoscenti sneering at anyone who doesn't have an opinion on the semiological drift of Umberto Eco's works, and women find themselves saying "my eyes are up here" more often than they used to. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Qetrela's national animal is the Unicorn, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Qetrela is ranked 94,655th in the world and 4,131st in The North Pacific for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring 1,068.74 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Nudest: 178thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 979thTop
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Most Influential: 3,849thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 9,743rdTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 11,318thMost Valuable International Artwork: 12,016thMost Compassionate Citizens: 15,163rdMost Inclusive: 15,873rdNicest Citizens: 16,637thLeast Corrupt Governments: 19,107thLargest Mining Sector: 20,393rd
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Nudest: 4th in the regionTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 427th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 456th in the regionTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 680th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 802nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 840th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 892nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, women find themselves saying "my eyes are up here" more often than they used to.
  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, intellectual snobbery has the cognoscenti sneering at anyone who doesn't have an opinion on the semiological drift of Umberto Eco's works.
  • : Qetrela was endorsed by The Empire of Imperial Tenno.
  • : Qetrela was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, the new national mascot has to be wheeled onto the field of play.
  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, prolonged government investigations are a common revenge tactic among spurned significant others.
  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, saying "don't do anything that Leader wouldn't do" doesn't exclude a great deal.
  • : Qetrela voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Integrity in Law Enforcement".
  • : Qetrela voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Nuremgard".
  • : Following new legislation in Qetrela, government employees have reverted to carrier pigeon due to never-ending virus scans.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 186 » McMasterdonia, Timothea, Saperisole, Fluffy Noodles, Notyoutopia, Sunto, Ihese, True Equality For All, Territorio di Nessuno, Malta Comino Gozo, Zeternia, Ethnon, El Fiji Grande, Great Bights Mum, Dabarastan, Hamerica, Sundred, Yaorozu, Valhalla123, Dreadton, Daiz, Fayyayid, Corfad, Zzozona, Sikol, The Rhein States, Guer Aike, Koda-Land, Praeceps, Interdimensional Zone, The Jerichowan Country, Shibutani, Siwale, Ver Testua, Dar es Saalam, North Bratislava, The Pantheons, New Lakemba, Newpromisedland, Sil Dorsett, Pallaith, Noahs Second Country, Orado, Westinor, Fauzjhia, Empy, Prydania, The Serdey Islands, The Calabash Protectorate, Advancia-Sizzletown, and 136 others.Pazair, Omnistria, Dakota Territories, Frostcell, Korovan Isles, Xagill, Loutsland, Termathe, Trance Empire, Eurasian Foederatio, Paul Pasch, The Most Freedom Ever, Jaemir, Valentine Z, Dok Kvar, Oceanialia, The Iron Lions, Wisconsota, Godwanna, Frances Francis the First of France, Shadowrik, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Votak Matim, Panama Coalition, Marinxa, Eywaan, Terban Kedah, East Supple Lund, Gilakistan, Tachycardia, Arimbia, Wurplestan, The True Frog, Soviet Terran, Harveney, Sea Ghost, Quentiam Viventem, The United States of Nuclear Weapons, Unsophisticate, The Kingdom and Realm of Anubis, Zecit, 1 very fast endotarter, The Tampa Bay Rays, Seenvorland, Selfgradatude, Former English Colony, Xentherida, Unshleepd, Yokciq Empire, I Like Killing people, Libertania Democratica, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Kranostav, Kocherian, Wineclaw, Serendipita Martia, Ihsan, Zumlandia, The Endless Eventide, Clan Spaniel, Mimia, Abject Ludicrosity, Fendlium, Seanat, Pizza Squared, Brucklania, Arichia, Schnuftelland, Simone Republic, Highton Islands, Damsmel, Yalgora, New Jamgra, Madjack, Xipher, Kragsgale, WeKnow, Eurochina, Amerian States, Astal Aavors, Illusia and Neverendia, Ultra777, Principia Mathematica, Eastern Cous Empria, Andexia, Buckhem, Moubarakistan, Free Nation of Hong Kong, Eschatosia, VictorH, Innocentic, Dangine, Ravendi, Vincone Cae, Napnomadia, U S Eh, Runeda, Therizia, Heilhum Imperius, Harjad, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, Lulubellia, Nouvelle-Floride, Holy Oranz, Xyrron, Comfed, Amprak, Supreme Leader Hadrian, The Kingdom Of Wagies, Chips and Guac, Navsland, Rozarus, Outer Shenendoah, Imortan Empire, United Island States of Southeast Asia, The Canadian Peoples Republic, Orogonia, Nordic-British Union, Verytas, Jestings, Neo Cheese Empire, Solphine, Dacian Freelands, Bacciatto, State of Rand, Tikariot, Cosmosplosion, Hardscrabble, Draconian Progression, Shizzy, Siglakan, East Wushen, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, and Imperial Tenno.

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