The Mathematicians' Home of The Math of Clarence is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Gauss with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, free-roaming dinosaurs, and otherworldly petting zoo. The compassionate, hard-working, cheerful population of 7.709 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 72.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Clarencean Mathematician economy, worth a remarkable 1,195 trillion units a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Furniture Restoration. Average income is an impressive 155,133 units, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking, all tariffs have been abolished, The Math of Clarence's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region, and town welcome signs list corporate sponsors. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very 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 107th in Glorious Nations of Iwaku and 42,222nd in the world for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 34 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

#### National Happenings

**Most Recent Government Activity:**

- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, town welcome signs list corporate sponsors.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, The Math of Clarence's children are widely acknowledged as the most foul-mouthed in the region.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, all tariffs have been abolished.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, only fully-fledged members of MENSA are allowed to vote.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the government has cut its subsidies for all special interest groups.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, mandatory neutering has made purebred dogs a thing of the past.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the government is notorious for leaving citizens with almost nothing from their inheritance.
- : Following new legislation in The Math of Clarence, the government is seen to favor Catholics.

#### World Assembly

Endorsements Received: **3** » West Gensokyo, The Lovers, and Peallytariall.