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Largest Populations: 10th Largest Information Technology Sector: 15th Most Scientifically Advanced: 35th
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Crystal Palais

Population33.712 billion

CapitalMare Crisium
LeaderMichael Lucerne


The Dominion of Crystal Palais is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Michael Lucerne with an even hand, and notable for its ubiquitous missile silos, sprawling nuclear power plants, and hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 33.712 billion Crystal Palaisians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The tiny government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mare Crisium. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Crystal Palaisian economy, worth an astonishing 11,118 trillion solaris a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 329,816 solaris, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Cheap textbooks have replaced coasters at college ragers, there's a hole in the heart of every Crystal Palaisian city, cyber-crime and tin-foil hat sales are both increasing at record rates, and court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point. Crime is totally unknown. Crystal Palais's national animal is the mantlion, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Crystal Palais is ranked 1,948th in the world and 1st in The Heartland for Most Extensive Public Healthcare, scoring 10,895.74 on the Theresa-Nightingale Rating.

Largest Populations: 10thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15thMost Scientifically Advanced: 35thLeast Corrupt Governments: 49thSmartest Citizens: 73rdLargest Publishing Industry: 83rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 183rdHighest Economic Output: 228thSafest: 251stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 279thHighest Disposable Incomes: 476thMost Avoided: 478thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 508thMost Cultured: 620thHealthiest Citizens: 636thHighest Poor Incomes: 679thMost Secular: 738thHighest Average Incomes: 1,008thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,182ndMost Efficient Economies: 1,783rdTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,948thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,996thMost Inclusive: 2,948thMost Influential: 3,109thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,149thLargest Mining Sector: 4,192ndMost Stationary: 4,331stLowest Crime Rates: 6,884thLargest Governments: 7,061stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,206thRudest Citizens: 8,491stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9,055thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9,064thTop
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 11,685thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 13,213thMost Rebellious Youth: 13,442ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15,975th
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Crystal Palais was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, cyber-crime and tin-foil hat sales are both increasing at record rates.
  • : Crystal Palais voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate The conservative christians".
  • : Crystal Palais was endorsed by The United Republic of East Klent.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, there's a hole in the heart of every Crystal Palaisian city.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, cheap textbooks have replaced coasters at college ragers.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, libraries are replacing history books and classic novels with technical manuals and trades directories to match the nation's changing demands.
  • : Following new legislation in Crystal Palais, agriculture is heavily subsidized by the government.
  • : Crystal Palais voted against the World Assembly Resolution "pride and Prejudice".


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 2 » Herconia and East Klent.

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