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The United Cantons of Valtrona

“Liberty, Unity, and Equality!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Excessive
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: Europe

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The United Cantons of Valtrona is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Director Johnathan Schneider with a fair hand, and notable for its rampant corporate plagiarism, daily referendums, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 5.282 billion Valtronans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rhina. The average income tax rate is 33.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Valtronan economy, worth a remarkable 1,082 trillion Yakkinas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 205,008 Yakkinas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Preschoolers practice disarming active shooters before naptime, returning vacationers often find that their property is now a construction site, helium balloons lift the nation's spacecraft towards the heavens, and exorbitant spending on icebreakers breaks the ice at every budget meeting. Crime is well under control. Valtrona's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Secularism.

Valtrona is ranked 12,021st in the world and 229th in Europe for Most Developed, scoring 89.05 on the Human Development Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,055thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,105thRudest Citizens: 1,429thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,745thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 2,932ndMost Rebellious Youth: 3,387thHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,436thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,925thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,167thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,394thMost Influential: 4,440thSmartest Citizens: 4,919thMost Secular: 5,321stMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,619thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,953rdHighest Average Incomes: 6,268thMost Cultured: 6,297thMost Efficient Economies: 6,334thMost Inclusive: 7,872ndFattest Citizens: 8,147thNudest: 10,237thLargest Black Market: 11,060thTop
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Most Developed: 12,021stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 12,180thLargest Mining Sector: 13,825thMost Subsidized Industry: 14,102ndLargest Governments: 16,640thHighest Economic Output: 17,012thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 18,122ndMost Advanced Public Education: 19,163rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19,397thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 21,600thHighest Drug Use: 22,565th
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 8th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 14th in the regionRudest Citizens: 17th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 33rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 35th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 36th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 38th in the regionNudest: 43rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 50th in the regionLargest Black Market: 58th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 61st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 62nd in the regionTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 66th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 72nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 74th in the regionMost Secular: 76th in the regionMost Armed: 89th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 90th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 93rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 93rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 95th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 104th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 113th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 117th in the regionMost Cultured: 118th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 119th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 130th in the region

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