Most Secular: 768th Largest Information Technology Sector: 817th Most Scientifically Advanced: 1,357th
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The Commonwealth of Velossia is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Deneth Aleski with a fair hand, and remarkable for its public floggings, pith helmet sales, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 14.405 billion Velossians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal government prioritizes Education, although Healthcare, Law & Order, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Harmony. The average income tax rate is 41.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Velossian economy, worth a remarkable 2,788 trillion velossian dollars a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Retail, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 193,576 velossian dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

The nation is ravaged by daily union strikes, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, many aides in Deneth Aleski's office are known to be serial jaywalkers, and cyber-crime and tin-foil hat sales are both increasing at record rates. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Velossia's national animal is the Palinese tiger, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Velossia is ranked 172,098th in the world and 4,404th in Balder for Most Compassionate Citizens, scoring 13.09 on the Kitten Softness Rating.

Most Secular: 768thLargest Information Technology Sector: 817thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,357thSmartest Citizens: 1,476thTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 2,066thHighest Economic Output: 2,348thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,475thLargest Retail Industry: 2,880thMost Efficient Economies: 3,012thMost Developed: 3,209thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,283rdSafest: 3,373rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,622ndHighest Poor Incomes: 3,671stMost Advanced Public Education: 4,015thHealthiest Citizens: 4,260thLargest Mining Sector: 4,554thHighest Average Incomes: 4,637thRudest Citizens: 5,032ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5,150thLargest Populations: 6,229thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,433rdNudest: 7,583rdMost Avoided: 7,871stMost Cultured: 8,899thTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 10,397thMost Influential: 12,707thLargest Insurance Industry: 14,186thLowest Crime Rates: 14,540thMost Inclusive: 14,550thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 15,069thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15,462ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 16,186thLargest Governments: 16,870thMost Rebellious Youth: 17,474thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 17,919th
Most Secular: 22nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 23rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 35th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 46th in the regionTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 68th in the regionMost Developed: 78th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 83rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 94th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 104th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 108th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 121st in the regionMost Influential: 123rd in the regionSafest: 125th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 130th in the regionLargest Populations: 131st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 132nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 139th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 139th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 159th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 183rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 213th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 227th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 233rd in the regionTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 242nd in the regionMost Cultured: 334th in the regionNudest: 340th in the regionMost Avoided: 347th in the regionMost Inclusive: 351st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 468th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, cyber-crime and tin-foil hat sales are both increasing at record rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, many aides in Deneth Aleski's office are known to be serial jaywalkers.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, the nation is ravaged by daily union strikes.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, Saturday morning cartoons feature full frontal nudity.
  • : Velossia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Nudest and the Top 10% for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, voting is voluntary.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, euthanasia is legal.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income.
  • : Following new legislation in Velossia, an increasing percentage of the population's youth have homosexual parents.


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