by Max Barry

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 5,170thMost Secular: 15,189thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,219th
The Red orange gold green blue of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Communists
Kindness and gold for all!
Sugar toadstool
Eminence Grise
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Below Average

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The Gold Mines

Population2.794 billion

CapitalMushroom city
LeaderSugar toadstool

CurrencyGold coin
AnimalGolden Kitten

The Red orange gold green blue of The Gold Mines is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Sugar toadstool with an even hand, and remarkable for its ubiquitous missile silos, prohibition of alcohol, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 2.794 billion Gold Miners 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 Education, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mushroom city. The average income tax rate is 42.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Gold Miner economy, worth 294 trillion Gold coins a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 105,283 Gold coins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Most people suffer from some form of hearing loss, there's often a little nagging voice suggesting that parents aren't keeping their kids safe, the nation's drinking water tends to glow green at night, and science centers and state of the art laboratories are ubiquitous. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. The Gold Mines's national animal is the Golden Kitten, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Gold Mines is ranked 96,407th in the world and 9th in Just relax for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 1,515.51 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 5,170thTop
Most Secular: 15,189thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,219thMost Inclusive: 16,057thLargest Agricultural Sector: 17,391stMost Developed: 20,543rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 21,094th
Most Average: 2nd in the region

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