Most Income Equality: 120th Largest Populations: 3,264th Most Extreme: 8,052nd
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The Queen's State of Kellestine is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Governor with a fair hand, and renowned for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The democratic population of 19.126 billion Kellestineans are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 79.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Kellestinean economy, worth 88.9 trillion betales a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,650 betales, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

None has been named as Kellestine's national religion, the people are famous throughout the region for their bleached-white teeth, the words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence, and The Governor has just been declared ruler of Kellestine in an international press conference. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kellestine's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is none.

Kellestine is ranked 186,087th in the world and 1,389th in Ancient Lands for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring -9.49 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Most Income Equality: 120thTop
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Largest Populations: 3,264thMost Extreme: 8,052ndTop
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Most Politically Free: 13,335thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 14,317thLeast Corrupt Governments: 18,055th
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Most Income Equality: 17th in the regionSafest: 18th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 23rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 24th in the regionLargest Governments: 27th in the regionMost Devout: 33rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 40th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 41st in the regionMost Pacifist: 44th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 49th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 69th in the regionTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 85th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 95th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 125th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Nudest.
  • : Kellestine voted for The Big Tex Department O Justice of NewTexas in Round 2 of the election.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Income Equality, the Top 5% for Largest Populations and Most Extreme, and the Top 10% for Least Corrupt Governments and Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Kellestine's influence in Ancient Lands rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
  • : Kellestine was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Smartest Citizens.

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