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The Constitutional Monarchy of Palmstars

“⁂ In the night skies it's raining stars ⁂”

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The Constitutional Monarchy of Palmstars is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Crown Monarch Batis I with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, national health service, and otherworldly petting zoo. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 12.724 billion Palmstarsians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Palmis. The average income tax rate is 44.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Palmstarsian economy, worth a remarkable 2,721 trillion golden buttonses a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 213,884 golden buttonses, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Baby dolls thrown in the trash are a leading cause of panic attacks, the government's giant servers are often used as a tourist trap, government ministers have eclectic tastes in curtains, and baby boys who pick up pink crayons are sent to a psychiatric ward. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Palmstars's national animal is the ring-tailed lemur, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is worshiping the Pantheon of Stars.

Palmstars is ranked 268,153rd in the world and 903rd in NationStates for Most Patriotic, with 0.5 flags saluted per person per day.

Largest Information Technology Sector: 434thMost Scientifically Advanced: 785thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,731stNicest Citizens: 2,399thMost Pacifist: 2,404thHighest Food Quality: 2,467thMost Inclusive: 2,671stMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,674thTop
Smartest Citizens: 2,894thMost Cultured: 2,933rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 3,199thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,508thMost Efficient Economies: 3,511thMost Developed: 3,781stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,815thHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,312thHealthiest Citizens: 4,499thBest Weather: 4,526thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,105thSafest: 5,345thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,069thHighest Average Incomes: 6,160thHighest Economic Output: 6,496thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,257thLargest Retail Industry: 7,367thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,600thMost Stationary: 8,214thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 8,515thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,950thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,974thLargest Governments: 13,626thTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 13,839thMost Influential: 13,911thLowest Crime Rates: 18,330thMost Devout: 18,737thMost Politically Free: 23,853rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 24,125thLargest Populations: 24,728th
Largest Information Technology Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 11th in the regionMost Politically Free: 13th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 13th in the regionMost Pacifist: 14th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 14th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 15th in the regionNicest Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 17th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18th in the regionMost Developed: 18th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 19th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 19th in the regionMost Cultured: 20th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 22nd in the regionSafest: 24th in the regionBest Weather: 25th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 25th in the regionMost Inclusive: 33rd in the regionTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 60th in the regionMost Influential: 63rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 81st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 85th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 86th in the region

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