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Most Scientifically Advanced: 4thSmartest Citizens: 6thLargest Information Technology Sector: 29th
The Republic of
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Not Thickness of Chains but Strength of Ideals
Erika Silaco
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Sunset

Population38.18 billion

CapitalCORE CyberGov
LeaderErika Silaco
FaithAmalgamation of Disparate Faiths

CurrencyDiCoin
AnimalKasei Taigā

The Republic of Sunset is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Erika Silaco with a fair hand, and notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, punitive income tax rates, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 38.18 billion Nimatojin hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of CORE CyberGov. The average income tax rate is 79.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Nimatojin economy, worth an astonishing 19,489 trillion DiCoins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Soda Sales. Average income is a breathtaking 510,458 DiCoins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.3 times as much as the poorest.

Maxtopian tourists make expensive pilgrimages to CORE CyberGov to enjoy their national art, books are so highly regarded in Sunset that libraries are often revered as holy shrines, billion-DiCoin sentient AI killbots roll through the streets dispensing hot dogs and T-shirts, and anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper. Crime is totally unknown. Sunset's national animal is the Kasei Taigā, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Amalgamation of Disparate Faiths.

Sunset is ranked 516th in the world and 3rd in The Vast for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 13,098.49 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

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Most Scientifically Advanced: 4thSmartest Citizens: 6thLargest Information Technology Sector: 29thLargest Populations: 50thMost Cheerful Citizens: 81stHighest Economic Output: 83rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 89thLargest Publishing Industry: 123rdMost Advanced Public Education: 164thMost Secular: 243rdHighest Average Incomes: 269thMost Efficient Economies: 282ndRudest Citizens: 293rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 295thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 367thMost Cultured: 387thHighest Poor Incomes: 462ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 516thMost Rebellious Youth: 585thLargest Governments: 587thMost Avoided: 668thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 726thLargest Mining Sector: 824thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,016thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,057thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,091stFattest Citizens: 1,148thMost Inclusive: 1,258thLowest Crime Rates: 1,423rdTop
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,207thLargest Retail Industry: 2,646thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,673rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,804thMost Stationary: 3,892ndMost Developed: 4,020thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,394thSafest: 5,420thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,646thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,676thLargest Gambling Industry: 6,922ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,751stNudest: 9,919thTop
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Most Influential: 13,352ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,751stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 19,404th
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Rudest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, anti-government political posters adorn every building like wallpaper.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, billion-DiCoin sentient AI killbots roll through the streets dispensing hot dogs and T-shirts.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, books are so highly regarded in Sunset that libraries are often revered as holy shrines.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, Maxtopian tourists make expensive pilgrimages to CORE CyberGov to enjoy their national art.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, the nation was recently voted "most likely to betray its allies".
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, even the nation's brussel sprouts are delicious and nutritious.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, artists are pillars of society.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, the bonfire of the old paper records can be seen for miles around CORE CyberGov.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes.
  • : Following new legislation in Sunset, anti-government web sites are springing up.

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