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Most Influential: 716thMost Inclusive: 992ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,327th
The Allied Provinces of
Left-wing Utopia
Prosperity through wisdom, equality, and honor
President Liu Mei-han
Influence
Dealmaker
Culture Minister
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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Laeral

Population8.509 billion

CapitalLaeralsford
LeaderPresident Liu Mei-han

Currencymark
Animalswan

The Allied Provinces of Laeral is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by President Liu Mei-han with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 8.509 billion Laeralites are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Administration are also considered important, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Laeralsford. The average income tax rate is 96.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Laeralian economy, worth a remarkable 1,560 trillion marks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 183,382 marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

People are more interested in gossip about the private lives of politicians than their policies, evenings at university debating societies often end with everyone acknowledging both sides may well be right, children gain their first sex education from reading the dictionary, and couples kissing on the street are detained for 'unlawful exchange of genetic material'. Crime is totally unknown. Laeral's national animal is the swan, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Laeral is ranked 206,485th in the world and 101st in International Democratic Union for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -32.83 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Most Influential: 716thMost Inclusive: 992ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,327thNicest Citizens: 1,468thMost Cultured: 1,531stMost Pacifist: 1,602ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,056thTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 2,136thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,156thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,234thMost Developed: 2,554thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,591stMost Advanced Public Education: 2,827thSmartest Citizens: 3,048thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,196thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,248thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,277thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,296thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,306thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,483rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,553rdLargest Governments: 3,688thSafest: 3,795thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,890thBest Weather: 4,092ndHealthiest Citizens: 4,103rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,641stMost Efficient Economies: 4,685thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,970thLowest Crime Rates: 5,295thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,727thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,294thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,858thHighest Average Incomes: 7,919thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9,605thHighest Economic Output: 10,182ndTop
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Most Stationary: 10,753rdMost Secular: 11,476thMost Politically Free: 13,395th
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Most Influential: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Politically Free: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 5th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 5th in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6th in the regionMost Extreme: 6th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 7th in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 7th in the regionMost Pacifist: 7th in the regionMost Cultured: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 8th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 9th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 10th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 10th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Laeral voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Nuremgard".
  • : Laeral was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Laeral was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Laeral voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Freedom to Seek Medical Care II"".
  • : Laeral voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Frieden-und Freudenland".
  • : Laeral voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Vippertooth33".
  • : Laeral was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Economic Output.
  • : Laeral voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Mikeswill".
  • : Laeral voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Wartime Journalism Protection Act".
  • : Laeral lodged a message on the International Democratic Union Regional Message Board.

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