Most Advanced Public Transport: 621stSafest: 736thHealthiest Citizens: 1,233rd
The Golden Shores Monarchy of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Paradise is Nothing without the Golden Shores
Influence
Powerbroker
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Island Union

Population33.154 billion

CapitalTropicana
LeaderKing Nick Jensen
FaithAtheism

CurrencyIsle
AnimalPhoenix

The Golden Shores Monarchy of Island Union is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by King Nick Jensen with an even hand, and notable for its pith helmet sales, daily referendums, and anti-smoking policies. The compassionate, cheerful population of 33.154 billion Islanders enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tropicana. The average income tax rate is 93.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Islander economy, worth a remarkable 4,972 trillion Isles a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 149,969 Isles, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Gardeners must genetically test weeds for unique traits before digging them up, the richest individuals apparently buy nothing but noodles and toilet paper, one does not simply walk into the tundra, and schoolboys who turn to watch pretty girls go by are given detention. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Island Union's national animal is the Phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Atheism.

Island Union is ranked 261,150th in the world and 17th in Equinox for Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry, scoring -26.72 on the Tasmanian Pulp Environmental Export Index.

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Most Advanced Public Transport: 621stSafest: 736thHealthiest Citizens: 1,233rdBest Weather: 1,414thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,439thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,561stLongest Average Lifespans: 1,762ndMost Rebellious Youth: 1,930thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,072ndNicest Citizens: 2,075thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,079thLargest Populations: 2,262ndMost Pacifist: 2,532ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,586thHighest Economic Output: 2,612thTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 2,751stMost Influential: 2,752ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,850thHighest Food Quality: 3,391stMost Developed: 3,507thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,653rdMost Cultured: 4,849thLowest Crime Rates: 4,934thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,489thSmartest Citizens: 5,547thMost Inclusive: 5,627thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,401stLargest Governments: 6,465thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,507thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,873rdMost Efficient Economies: 10,598thTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 14,084thHighest Average Incomes: 15,494thMost Secular: 17,015thMost Income Equality: 18,483rdLargest Welfare Programs: 20,552ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 21,391stMost Subsidized Industry: 23,858th
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Largest Populations: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Income Equality: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Economic Output.
  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Cheerful Citizens.
  • : Island Union was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise".
  • : Island Union lost the endorsement of The Holy Red Ecstasy of Jamulah.
  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • : Island Union altered its national flag.
  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Influential.
  • : Island Union was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : Island Union was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Democratic Socialists".

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