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Largest Information Technology Sector: 25thHighest Poor Incomes: 100thMost Influential: 132nd
The Federation of
Democratic Socialists
I'm in a glass case of emotion!
Alpacapatrol
Influence
Apprentice
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Old Atlantica

Population13.479 billion

CapitalAlpacaville
LeaderAlpacapatrol
FaithLokorism

CurrencyRainstick
AnimalAlpaca

The Federation of Old Atlantica is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Alpacapatrol with an even hand, and notable for its national health service, unlimited-speed roads, and irreverence towards religion. The cheerful population of 13.479 billion Atlanticans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Alpacaville. The average income tax rate is 98.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Atlantican economy, worth a remarkable 7,138 trillion Rainsticks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched black market in Information Technology, Tourism, Book Publishing, and Soda Sales. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is a breathtaking 529,624 Rainsticks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Coat closets are being re-branded as bedrooms, the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments, holiday light displays just aren't the same without seizure-inducing strobe effects, and skateparks can be found in every city. Crime is totally unknown. Old Atlantica's national animal is the Alpaca, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Lokorism.

Old Atlantica is ranked 208th in the world and 11th in 10000 Islands for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 55,963.85 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 25thHighest Poor Incomes: 100thMost Influential: 132ndMost Secular: 136thLargest Black Market: 156thMost Inclusive: 160thLargest Publishing Industry: 208thMost Scientifically Advanced: 215thHighest Average Incomes: 245thMost Subsidized Industry: 307thHighest Food Quality: 340thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 410thMost Efficient Economies: 454thMost Cultured: 569thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 676thMost Corrupt Governments: 699thSmartest Citizens: 725thMost Rebellious Youth: 741stMost Advanced Public Education: 744thLargest Gambling Industry: 790thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 926thHighest Economic Output: 1,053rdLargest Welfare Programs: 1,082ndMost Beautiful Environments: 1,108thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,188thLargest Governments: 1,290thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,334thMost Developed: 1,404thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,768thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,923rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,055thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 2,347thRudest Citizens: 2,613thMost Pacifist: 3,088thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,765thLargest Retail Industry: 3,903rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,084thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,450thMost Stationary: 6,275thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,102ndHealthiest Citizens: 10,138thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 14,125thBest Weather: 18,808thNicest Citizens: 19,156thMost Valuable International Artwork: 20,574thLargest Populations: 20,648th
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 3rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 4th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 5th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 6th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 7th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 9th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 10th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 11th in the regionTop
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Most Cultured: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 13th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 17th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 18th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 19th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 20th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 22nd in the regionLargest Governments: 22nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 24th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 24th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 29th in the regionMost Influential: 30th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 35th in the regionMost Developed: 35th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 41st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 42nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 48th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 51st in the regionMost Stationary: 52nd in the regionTop
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Most Pacifist: 63rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 65th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 68th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 88th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 92nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, skateparks can be found in every city.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, holiday light displays just aren't the same without seizure-inducing strobe effects.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments.
  • : Old Atlantica was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, coat closets are being re-branded as bedrooms.
  • : Old Atlantica was reclassified from "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, Atlanticans are fixin' ta comma any way they wanna.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, authorities are looking for a stool pigeon to rat out who is stealing food from pigeon toilets.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, in life full of care there is no time to stop and stare.
  • : Following new legislation in Old Atlantica, the derisively named "Morlocks of Moria" futilely demand time in the sun.

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