The People's Republic of Valkyron Union is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Praetor with an iron fist, and renowned for its public floggings, free-roaming dinosaurs, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 1.555 billion Valkyron Unionians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.
The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shangri-La. The average income tax rate is 56.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The all-consuming The Valkyron Union economy, worth 130 trillion Marks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming, Arms Manufacturing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is 83,641 Marks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.
Mall countdown clocks warn that there are only 364 more shopping days until Maxxmas, the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one, weird kids who eat bugs are breaking the law, and recorded music can be rented but not bought from record companies. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Valkyron Union's national animal is the dove, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Valkyron Union was endorsed by The People's Republic of Lorrana.
- : Valkyron Union was endorsed by The Glorious Kingdom of North Bernia.
- : Valkyron Union was endorsed by The I Endorsed Zukchiva Have You of Modra.
- : Valkyron Union was endorsed by The Wayside of BearStackof2015.
- : Valkyron Union was endorsed by The Shadow of Eastern Alksearia.
- : Valkyron Union was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Public Healthcare.
- : Valkyron Union was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Agricultural Sector and the Top 10% for Largest Information Technology Sector.
- : Following new legislation in Valkyron Union, recorded music can be rented but not bought from record companies.
- : Following new legislation in Valkyron Union, weird kids who eat bugs are breaking the law.
- : Following new legislation in Valkyron Union, the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one.
Endorsements Received: 40 » The Three States of Fortuna, VW53Aland, Zukchiva, H-Zhena, Brotherland, Staynes, East Malaysia, Marrabuk, Pakitsk, Mays Austrian Nation, Asendavia, Ridann, The Eternal Land of Jong, BuciLand, Tretrid, A mean old man, Santa Dystopia, Evrigenis, Ephem, Halaethaed Commune, Dragons Blood, Horn of Havenkaap, New Leganes, Rainbow Vests, Coruh, Oofery, Greater New Cassandra, Acronis, Debluu, EHTYCSCYTHE, Tassirion, Axdel, Lanwa, Dravida India, Aeoliah, Eastern Alksearia, BearStackof2015, Modra, North Bernia, and Lorrana.