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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,910thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,691stMost Devout: 15,338th
The Just Relaxing Factbook Hold of
Democratic Socialists Hell
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
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Population3.532 billion


AnimalThe Apple

The Just Relaxing Factbook Hold of Zalcara is a massive, cultured nation, notable for its rum-swilling pirates, ubiquitous missile silos, and triple-decker prams. The compassionate, devout population of 3.532 billion Zalcarans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Industry, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Zali. The average income tax rate is 35.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Zalcaran economy, worth 298 trillion Atzzes a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Book Publishing, and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 84,589 Atzzes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Children are terrified that the 'flying police monster' will come to take them away in the night, government employees have reverted to carrier pigeon due to never-ending virus scans, business ambassadors offer bong tokes to foreign leaders, and political activists are routinely executed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Zalcara's national animal is the The Apple, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Zalcara is ranked 13,691st in the world and 17th in Institute of Cellulose for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 9,871.01 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,910thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,691stTop
Most Devout: 15,338thMost Compassionate Citizens: 17,293rdNicest Citizens: 18,788thMost Beautiful Environments: 24,351stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 24,951stMost Inclusive: 25,191stBest Weather: 26,127thHighest Food Quality: 27,349thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 28,270th
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 5th in the regionTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 12th in the regionNicest Citizens: 13th in the regionBest Weather: 14th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 17th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 18th in the region

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