The Mathematicians' Home of The Math of Clarence is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by Gauss with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, anti-smoking policies, and ubiquitous missile silos. The compassionate, cheerful population of 7.279 billion Clarencean Mathematicians 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Fermat. The average income tax rate is 70.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The thriving Clarencean Mathematician economy, worth 958 trillion units a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Furniture Restoration. Average income is an impressive 131,626 units, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

All artwork is carefully screened for offensive material, reporters often lose their jobs over fact-checking errors, the government has started a campaign to crack down on road rage and encourage alternate means of commuting, and a crusade against barbaric religious practices has begun. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Math of Clarence's national animal is the average orangutan, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Mathematical Ontology.

The Math of Clarence is ranked 266th in Glorious Nations of Iwaku and 142,534th in the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens, with -117 Whatever.

#### National Happenings

**Most Recent Government Activity:**

- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, a crusade against barbaric religious practices has begun.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the government has started a campaign to crack down on road rage and encourage alternate means of commuting.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, reporters often lose their jobs over fact-checking errors.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, all artwork is carefully screened for offensive material.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the police have reaffirmed their tough stance on drugs.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, rioting during the nation's hosting of ORDER caused one million units of property damage.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, nudity is frowned upon.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the people are famous throughout the region for their bleached-white teeth.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, unpopular cops are fired at a moment's notice by the citizens they police.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, rag-wearing teachers are often mistaken for homeless people.

#### World Assembly

Endorsements Received: **1** » West Gensokyo.