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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,186th Most Influential: 3,535th Best Weather: 4,897th
The Golden Republic of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Paz, Justicia, Libertad.
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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La Costa Dorada

Population1.875 billion

CapitalLa Ciudad Dorada
LeaderSantiago García
FaithCatholicism

CurrencyPeso
AnimalKangaroo

The Golden Republic of La Costa Dorada is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Santiago García with an even hand, and remarkable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, smutty television, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 1.875 billion La Costa Doradans enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of La Ciudad Dorada. The average income tax rate is 83.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Doradanian economy, worth 202 trillion Pesos a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Basket Weaving. Average income is an impressive 107,799 Pesos, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

It's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university, newspapers and TV broadcasters are given a list of 'acceptable words', high school bands practice by moonlight, and snap elections are called whenever there's a chance to increase Santiago García's majority. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. La Costa Dorada's national animal is the Kangaroo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Catholicism.

La Costa Dorada is ranked 120,210th in the world and 3,991st in The East Pacific for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring -8 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,186thMost Influential: 3,535thBest Weather: 4,897thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,187thNicest Citizens: 5,343rdMost Pacifist: 5,591stMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,639thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,691stMost Inclusive: 6,067thHighest Drug Use: 7,288thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,719thHealthiest Citizens: 7,832ndTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,368thMost Developed: 8,434thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,600thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,882ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,407thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,119thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,151stSafest: 10,324thLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,203rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,240thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,515thSmartest Citizens: 12,582ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,854thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,405thLowest Crime Rates: 14,563rdLargest Publishing Industry: 14,763rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,151stLargest Governments: 15,844th
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Highest Drug Use: 123rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 127th in the regionBest Weather: 138th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 145th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 151st in the regionNicest Citizens: 160th in the regionMost Pacifist: 164th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 170th in the regionMost Inclusive: 184th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 205th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 206th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 245th in the regionMost Developed: 247th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 251st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 256th in the regionMost Influential: 257th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 258th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 259th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 264th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 270th in the regionSafest: 305th in the regionTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 308th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 313th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 330th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 332nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 347th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 369th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 380th in the regionLargest Governments: 392nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 401st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 425th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 540th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, snap elections are called whenever there's a chance to increase Santiago García's majority.
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, high school bands practice by moonlight.
  • : La Costa Dorada voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Common Territories".
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, newspapers and TV broadcasters are given a list of 'acceptable words'.
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university.
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, politicians who misplace decimal points on expense reports are fired for gross incompetence.
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, Santiago García is frequently seen begging critics to stop insulting the government.
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, the country's population is reported with a margin of error of several billions.
  • : La Costa Dorada changed its national currency to "Peso" and its nation type to "Golden Republic".
  • : Following new legislation in La Costa Dorada, X-Files ratings have hit an all-time low.

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