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The Salaxalans was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 313
Most Influential: 71stMost Valuable International Artwork: 164thMost Rebellious Youth: 198th
The Potato-Poet of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Two potatoes for all!
Influence
Superpower
WA Delegate / Foreign Potato Affairs
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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The Salaxalans

Population24.846 billion

CapitalRime
LeaderSvlad Cjelli
FaithChronology

CurrencyDirk
AnimalElectric Monk

The Potato-Poet of The Salaxalans is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Svlad Cjelli with a fair hand, and remarkable for its state-planned economy, pith helmet sales, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 24.846 billion Salaxians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Social Policy are also considered important, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rime. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Salaxalansian economy, worth a remarkable 6,289 trillion Dirks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Information Technology. Average income is an amazing 253,146 Dirks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The treehouse in Electric Monk Park is the tallest building in The Salaxalans, pulling weeds is seen as a threat to national security, mechanics are often exhausted by their work, and kids looking for shark teeth have become ancient history. Crime is totally unknown. The Salaxalans's national animal is the Electric Monk, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Chronology.

The Salaxalans is ranked 40,765th in the world and 25th in Spiritus for Highest Wealthy Incomes, with 280,080 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Influential: 71stMost Valuable International Artwork: 164thMost Rebellious Youth: 198thMost Advanced Public Transport: 226thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 467thMost Advanced Public Education: 508thMost Cultured: 594thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 688thMost Cheerful Citizens: 864thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 875thMost Beautiful Environments: 923rdSmartest Citizens: 933rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 963rdMost Pacifist: 987thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,013thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,026thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,052ndMost Developed: 1,072ndHealthiest Citizens: 1,091stLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,117thLargest Governments: 1,147thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,153rdLargest Welfare Programs: 1,310thHighest Food Quality: 1,350thNicest Citizens: 1,479thMost Stationary: 1,717thBest Weather: 1,723rdHighest Poor Incomes: 1,894thSafest: 1,897thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,919thHighest Economic Output: 2,171stTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,761stMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,984thMost Inclusive: 4,328thHighest Average Incomes: 5,052ndLowest Crime Rates: 5,387thLargest Populations: 8,031stMost Devout: 8,439thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,170thTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 16,027thMost Income Equality: 19,767thLargest Information Technology Sector: 26,371st
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Most Pacifist: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionSafest: 5th in the regionMost Inclusive: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 6th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 10th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 11th in the regionMost Devout: 15th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 17th in the region

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