|Currency||Upper Prestinian Dollar|
The Republic of Upper Prestina is a huge, socially progressive nation, notable for its keen interest in outer space, compulsory military service, and daily referendums. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 628 million Upper Prestinians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.
The medium-sized, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 44.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The thriving Upper Prestinian economy, worth 65.1 trillion Upper Prestinian Dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 103,613 Upper Prestinian Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.
Tours to see the 'wild men of the mountains' are popular with tourists from the big cities, politicians are often seen attending regional history classes at primary schools within their constituencies, the news is showing footage of Leader bullying an old man to the point of tears, and scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes. Crime is totally unknown. Upper Prestina's national animal is the lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes.
- : Upper Prestina voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Wallenburg".
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, the news is showing footage of Leader bullying an old man to the point of tears.
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, politicians are often seen attending regional history classes at primary schools within their constituencies.
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, tours to see the 'wild men of the mountains' are popular with tourists from the big cities.
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, the leading national news source is 'my cousin Billy-Bob on MyFace'.
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, it is illegal to make racist remarks in public.
- : Upper Prestina was reclassified from "Civil Rights Lovefest" to "Left-Leaning College State".
- : Following new legislation in Upper Prestina, a degree in Leader Science with a Minor in Awesomeology starts many political careers.
- : Upper Prestina was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Compassionate Citizens and Nicest Citizens.
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