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Greater Hyrulang

Population1.258 billion

CapitalLenova
Leaderthe Democratically Elected Leader
FaithNo Official Religion

Currencygold coin
Animalhorse

The Democratic States of Greater Hyrulang is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by the Democratically Elected Leader with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and daily referendums. The compassionate, democratic population of 1.258 billion Greater Hyrulangians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lenova. The average income tax rate is 91.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Greater Hyrulangian economy, worth 135 trillion gold coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 107,928 gold coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

NPCs in MMORPGs regularly interrupt cutscenes with OOC reminders that they aren't real people, innocent defendants often plead guilty for fear of receiving a much harsher sentence before jury, pandemics are over and done with by the time it takes to pass the nation's stringent border security, and court cases mostly involve lawyers shouting questions at witnesses giving silent shrugs. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Greater Hyrulang's national animal is the horse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is No Official Religion.

Greater Hyrulang is ranked 173,158th in the world and 7,054th in the South Pacific for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -4.82 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Least Corrupt Governments: 2,698thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,940thMost Pacifist: 3,315thSafest: 3,842ndLargest Welfare Programs: 4,026thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,684thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,919thNicest Citizens: 5,080thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,149thMost Inclusive: 5,254thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,562ndMost Advanced Public Education: 5,877thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,396thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,906thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,955thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,000thHealthiest Citizens: 8,359thMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,653rdTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,532ndSmartest Citizens: 10,998thLargest Governments: 11,198thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,536thBest Weather: 11,644thMost Cultured: 12,219thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,257thLowest Crime Rates: 12,430thMost Developed: 13,070thMost Cheerful Citizens: 13,317thMost Secular: 13,720thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,201stMost Rebellious Youth: 19,483rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 20,573rd
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Least Corrupt Governments: 92nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 96th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 115th in the regionMost Pacifist: 127th in the regionSafest: 128th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 134th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 141st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 149th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 162nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 172nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 177th in the regionMost Inclusive: 181st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 188th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 192nd in the regionMost Influential: 194th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 196th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 205th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 206th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 240th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 260th in the regionLargest Governments: 295th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 318th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 331st in the regionMost Cultured: 348th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 349th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 352nd in the regionBest Weather: 365th in the regionMost Developed: 374th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 382nd in the regionTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 422nd in the regionMost Secular: 486th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 490th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 562nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 620th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 739th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 748th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 787th in the region

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