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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,355thMost Influential: 3,238thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,181st
The Dreaming City of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Communists
Is there an echo in here?
Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Fractethyst

Population1.093 billion

CapitalMriya
LeaderSosu

CurrencyCoin
AnimalGrey Catbird

The Dreaming City of Fractethyst is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Sosu with an even hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, otherworldly petting zoo, and pith helmet sales. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.093 billion Fractals have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mriya. The average income tax rate is 71.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Fractal economy, worth 160 trillion Coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized black market in Information Technology, Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 146,721 Coins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Intelligence analysts spend most of their time looking at embarrassing photos on social media sites, lawyers are ordering red ink and 'Cease and Desist' rubber stamps in preparation for the return of copyright law, the nation's spies are always on break time, and naval armadas borrow their formations from synchronized swimming handbooks. Crime, especially youth-related, is moderate, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Fractethyst's national animal is the Grey Catbird, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Fractethyst is ranked 18,502nd in the world and 342nd in 10000 Islands for Smartest Citizens, with 65.07 quips per hour.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,355thTop
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Most Influential: 3,238thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,181stMost Secular: 8,172ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,862ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,938thMost Inclusive: 10,062ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 10,346thLargest Retail Industry: 10,639thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,673rdRudest Citizens: 11,250thMost Efficient Economies: 12,615thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 14,157thMost Armed: 14,200thHighest Food Quality: 14,221stMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,744thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,790thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,835thMost Developed: 14,865thLeast Corrupt Governments: 15,316thNicest Citizens: 15,399thHighest Average Incomes: 16,139thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,628thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,506thSmartest Citizens: 18,502ndMost Cultured: 19,090thMost Rebellious Youth: 19,776thLargest Governments: 20,204thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 20,752ndMost Advanced Public Education: 20,979thLongest Average Lifespans: 22,199thLargest Black Market: 24,232ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 25,863rd
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 59th in the regionTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 89th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 130th in the regionMost Secular: 136th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 136th in the regionMost Armed: 142nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 145th in the regionLargest Black Market: 150th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, naval armadas borrow their formations from synchronized swimming handbooks.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, the nation's spies are always on break time.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, lawyers are ordering red ink and 'Cease and Desist' rubber stamps in preparation for the return of copyright law.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, intelligence analysts spend most of their time looking at embarrassing photos on social media sites.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, frustrated teenage boys are told that if they like it then they should have put a ring on it.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, every day has been a surprise since weather reporters turned to consulting ancient totems for their seven-day forecasts.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, the standard police uniform now comes with several colours of belt.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, the military has gone fission for more funding.
  • : Fractethyst was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Rudest Citizens and Most Efficient Economies.
  • : Following new legislation in Fractethyst, school history books often refer to Sosu as "that imperialist pig dog".

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