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Electrum was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 397
Most Rebellious Youth: 1,738thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,938thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,802nd
The Gold and Silver Alloy of
Left-Leaning College State
We Kick Serious Butt
Influence
Diplomat
Security Officer
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Good

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Electrum

Population19.722 billion

CapitalCentralis
LeaderThe Computator
FaithSatire

CurrencySynergy
AnimalKoala

The Gold and Silver Alloy of Electrum is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Computator with an even hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, keen interest in outer space, and otherworldly petting zoo. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 19.722 billion Electrumites enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The medium-sized, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Centralis. The average income tax rate is 73.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Electrumite economy, worth a remarkable 3,481 trillion Synergies a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Soda Sales, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an impressive 176,507 Synergies, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

The Finance Ministry posts hourly updates on where taxpayer money is spent, pet owners want to know why their animals keep smiling at them, declaring that "some kids are just born evil" is not endearing The Computator to progressive thinkers, and the government puts forth the claim that harming young girls is wrong. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Electrum's national animal is the Koala, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Satire.

Electrum is ranked 9,789th in the world and 8th in Rushmore for Highest Poor Incomes, with 112,207.36 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Rebellious Youth: 1,738thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,938thTop
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,802ndRudest Citizens: 4,120thLargest Retail Industry: 4,289thMost Efficient Economies: 4,332ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 4,360thHighest Economic Output: 4,702ndMost Subsidized Industry: 4,726thFattest Citizens: 4,922ndMost Developed: 5,457thSafest: 5,670thMost Influential: 5,775thSmartest Citizens: 6,071stMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,513thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,547thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,934thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,303rdMost Pacifist: 7,631stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,195thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,789thHighest Average Incomes: 10,474thLargest Governments: 10,744thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,821stMost Inclusive: 11,042ndNudest: 11,452ndLargest Populations: 11,640thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12,005thMost Secular: 12,629thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,962ndTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 13,945thMost Cultured: 13,960thLargest Mining Sector: 14,993rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 16,192ndHighest Food Quality: 16,371stMost Stationary: 18,141stLongest Average Lifespans: 21,296thHighest Average Tax Rates: 24,758thHighest Drug Use: 24,832ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 25,630thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 26,516th
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionNudest: 4th in the regionFattest Citizens: 4th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 5th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Developed: 6th in the regionMost Secular: 6th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 7th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 7th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 8th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 8th in the regionMost Influential: 8th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 8th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 8th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9th in the regionMost Inclusive: 9th in the regionSafest: 9th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Electrum was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Electrum was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Foreign Aid Spending.
  • : Electrum's influence in Rushmore rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Following new legislation in Electrum, the government puts forth the claim that harming young girls is wrong.
  • : Electrum changed its national motto to "We Kick Serious Butt".
  • : Electrum was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Electrum was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry.
  • : Electrum was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Electrum was commended by Security Council Resolution # 397.
  • : Electrum endorsed The Rock Music Loving Nation of Brookstation.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 3 » Kalosia, Nethertopia, and Ceni.

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