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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,066thMost Secular: 1,384thMost Pacifist: 1,627th
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Colonalia

Population5.207 billion

CapitalPort Sutherford
LeaderPresident Jake Crafter

CurrencyCon
AnimalPhoenix

The Republic of Colonalia is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by President Jake Crafter with a fair hand, and renowned for its soft-spoken computers, daily referendums, and pith helmet sales. The compassionate, democratic population of 5.207 billion Colonalians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Port Sutherford. The average income tax rate is 95.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Colonalian economy, worth 761 trillion Cons a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 146,181 Cons, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Exorbitant spending on icebreakers breaks the ice at every budget meeting, produce labels read 'may contain traces of food', children must be board certified to append "Jr" to their name, and sleeping on the job is recommended. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Colonalia's national animal is the Phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Colonalia is ranked 7,040th in the world and 29th in Spiritus for Most Advanced Public Transport, scoring 3,861.89 on the Societal Mobility Rating.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,066thMost Secular: 1,384thMost Pacifist: 1,627thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,828thSafest: 1,976thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,017thNicest Citizens: 2,203rdBest Weather: 2,236thLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,381stTop
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Most Inclusive: 2,465thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,515thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,594thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,756thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,057thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,232ndLargest Welfare Programs: 3,470thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,592ndLowest Crime Rates: 3,693rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,096thHealthiest Citizens: 4,179thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,217thMost Developed: 4,325thLargest Governments: 5,319thMost Influential: 5,412thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,495thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,499thSmartest Citizens: 6,449thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,723rdMost Cultured: 6,998thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,040thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,449thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,901stMost Efficient Economies: 8,710thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,479thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 14,990thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 17,562ndMost Income Equality: 22,967thMost Stationary: 23,689th
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 6th in the regionMost Secular: 6th in the regionMost Inclusive: 8th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8th in the regionMost Pacifist: 10th in the regionBest Weather: 10th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 11th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 11th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13th in the regionNicest Citizens: 13th in the regionSafest: 13th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 13th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 15th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 16th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 16th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 17th in the regionMost Developed: 17th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 18th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 18th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 19th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 19th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19th in the regionMost Influential: 20th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 21st in the regionLargest Governments: 22nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 24th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 26th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 28th in the regionMost Cultured: 28th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 29th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 30th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 31st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Colonalia, sleeping on the job is recommended.
  • : Following new legislation in Colonalia, children must be board certified to append "Jr" to their name.
  • : Following new legislation in Colonalia, produce labels read 'may contain traces of food'.
  • : Colonalia voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Lily".
  • : Colonalia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Supporting People with Disabilities".
  • : Colonalia endorsed The Commonwealth of Larker Galicia.
  • : Colonalia was endorsed by The Commonwealth of Larker Galicia.
  • : Colonalia was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Colonalia was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
  • : Colonalia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Stationary.

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