The Kingdom of Elspeth and Samina is a massive, socially progressive nation, renowned for its frequent executions, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 2.323 billion Elspeth and Saminans enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.
The large, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 71.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The Elspeth and Saminan economy, worth 189 trillion Buttons a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Basket Weaving, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 81,636 Buttons, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.
Young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables, eminent domain has been abolished, getting an infected tattoo is considered a rite of passage in Elspeth and Samina, and the new Refuse Hills housing development is under construction. Crime is totally unknown. Elspeth and Samina's national animal is the Selkie, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Elspeth and Samina, the new Refuse Hills housing development is under construction.
- : Following new legislation in Elspeth and Samina, getting an infected tattoo is considered a rite of passage in Elspeth and Samina.
- : Elspeth and Samina was endorsed by The Principality of Brandenburg-Magdeburg.
- : Following new legislation in Elspeth and Samina, eminent domain has been abolished.
- : Elspeth and Samina was endorsed by The Republic of Beowulfe.
- : Elspeth and Samina was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Public Education.
- : Elspeth and Samina was endorsed by The Federation of Eskosya.
- : Following new legislation in Elspeth and Samina, young children are regularly seen wagering pocket money at blackjack tables.
- : Elspeth and Samina was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Left-Leaning College State".
- : Elspeth and Samina was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
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