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The Holy and Exalted Empire of Valentian Elysium

“Ad Astra per Aspera”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
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Location: 10000 Islands

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The Holy and Exalted Empire of Valentian Elysium is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Holy Emperor Nino II the Good with a fair hand, and notable for its otherworldly petting zoo, irreverence towards religion, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 6.552 billion Valento-Elysians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Brudondam. The average income tax rate is 78.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Valentian-Elysian economy, worth 774 trillion b0Is a year, is highly specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 118,280 b0Is, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Passive-aggressive congratulations cards inform mums-to-be that their pregnancy is their greatest achievement in life, party-lovers often change religions just for the weekend, shady doctors seem to have impeccable records, and national park visitors are reporting a rash of poison ivy sightings. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Valentian Elysium's national animal is the robin, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Valentian Elysium is ranked 216,919th in the world and 1,251st in 10000 Islands for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring 1,517.01 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

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Most Influential: 123rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,533rdTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 3,456thMost Pacifist: 4,856thNicest Citizens: 4,986thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,574thHighest Food Quality: 6,757thMost Inclusive: 6,939thMost Cultured: 7,044thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,151stBest Weather: 7,524thSafest: 7,817thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,856thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,442ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,844thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,874thMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,320thLongest Average Lifespans: 10,129thMost Rebellious Youth: 10,289thHealthiest Citizens: 10,574thMost Developed: 10,641stMost Advanced Public Education: 11,457thMost Subsidized Industry: 12,180thSmartest Citizens: 12,731stTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 13,734thMost Secular: 14,543rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,288thLargest Governments: 16,708thHighest Average Tax Rates: 17,334thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,514thHighest Poor Incomes: 20,704thLowest Crime Rates: 22,026thLargest Welfare Programs: 22,236thMost Stationary: 22,771stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 23,597th
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Most Influential: 29th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 45th in the regionMost Politically Free: 64th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 74th in the regionTop
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Most Pacifist: 105th in the regionNicest Citizens: 108th in the regionNudest: 110th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 116th in the regionMost Cultured: 129th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 130th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 133rd in the regionSafest: 144th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 144th in the regionMost Inclusive: 144th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 149th in the region

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