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McMasterdonia was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 151
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1stMost Valuable International Artwork: 177thMost Influential: 262nd
The Delegate of
Mother Knows Best State
You have nothing to fear, if you have nothing to hide.
The Queen Mother
WA Delegate
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population15.956 billion

LeaderThe Queen Mother

AnimalMcMasterdonian Lion

The Delegate of McMasterdonia is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by The Queen Mother with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, ubiquitous missile silos, and compulsory military service. The compassionate, cynical, humorless population of 15.956 billion McMasterdonians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Intelligentsia. The average income tax rate is 75.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient McMasterdonian economy, worth a remarkable 2,513 trillion Livres a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Information Technology. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 157,543 Livres, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Movement-triggered sensors mean that for every door that closes another one opens, armed war-criminals gain asylum if deemed 'fabulous' enough, small children are learning a lot of new words from a teacher with Tourette Syndrome, and zombie-like crowds of hard drug users stumble through the streets. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. McMasterdonia's national animal is the McMasterdonian Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Flemingovianism.

McMasterdonia is ranked 114,383rd in the world and 6,109th in The North Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 283.16 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1stMost Valuable International Artwork: 177thMost Influential: 262ndTop
Largest Black Market: 2,906thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,033rdHealthiest Citizens: 3,335thMost Cultured: 3,522ndLongest Average Lifespans: 4,472ndMost Beautiful Environments: 4,846thHighest Economic Output: 4,982ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,764thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6,792ndBest Weather: 6,872ndSmartest Citizens: 7,243rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,323rdMost Developed: 7,407thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,993rdHighest Poor Incomes: 8,164thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,310thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,622ndTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 9,130thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,243rdHighest Drug Use: 9,548thLargest Populations: 9,733rdMost Corrupt Governments: 10,275thMost Secular: 11,109thHighest Average Incomes: 11,428thMost Inclusive: 12,307thLargest Governments: 12,425thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,335thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,860thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 14,729thLowest Crime Rates: 14,826thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,172ndLargest Welfare Programs: 16,042ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 16,475thMost Compassionate Citizens: 16,909th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 29th in the regionMost Influential: 70th in the regionTop
Largest Black Market: 105th in the regionLargest Populations: 129th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 136th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 140th in the regionMost Cultured: 168th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 195th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 216th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 226th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 262nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 263rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 307th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 328th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 329th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 331st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 342nd in the regionBest Weather: 365th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 404th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 406th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 421st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 424th in the regionMost Developed: 428th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 450th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 498th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 538th in the regionMost Secular: 589th in the regionLargest Governments: 593rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 599th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 657th in the regionMost Inclusive: 684th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 707th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 726th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 751st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 773rd in the regionMost Stationary: 890th in the region

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WA update pending: Nation has 969 verified endorsements.

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