“Dieu et mon droit”
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Regional Influence: Minnow
Location: Ancient Lands
The Queen's State of Elliston is a gargantuan, economically powerful nation, ruled by the Governor with an iron fist, and notable for its compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 25.429 billion Ellistonians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."
It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it is mainly concerned with Commerce, although Law & Order and Education are on the agenda. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Capital Heights. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 63%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Automobile Manufacturing industries.
It is illegal to make racist remarks in public, abortions are routinely performed in Elliston's hospitals, frequent fliers are obliged to submit to invasive security procedures by government security, and cremation is compulsory for the deceased. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Elliston's national animal is the deer, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is none, and its currency is the betale.
Most Recent Government Activity: 33 days ago
- 3 minutes ago: Elliston was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Insurance Industry.
- 35 days ago: Elliston was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
- 42 days ago: Elliston was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Agricultural Sector (last census: #1).
- 57 days ago: Elliston was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Trout Fishing Sector.
- 75 days ago: Elliston was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Manufacturing Sector.
- 79 days ago: Elliston fell out of the world Top 5% for Nudest.
- 118 days ago: Elliston was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector.
- 120 days ago: Elliston changed its national nation type to "Queen's State" and its currency to "betale".
- 120 days ago: Elliston altered its national flag.
- 129 days ago: Elliston changed its national currency to "dollar" and its animal to "deer".