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The Republic of Crystal Ball

“Visions and dreams you can see in the Crystal ball”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Artificial Solar System


Crystal Ball

Population1.65 billion


The Republic of Crystal Ball is a massive, pleasant nation, renowned for its burgeoning horse population. The hard-working population of 1.65 billion Crystal Ballians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 20.2%.

The Crystal Ballian economy, worth 71.6 trillion dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Woodchip Exports industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Automobile Manufacturing, and Gambling. Average income is 43,377 dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.

Crime is relatively low, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Crystal Ball's national animal is the horse, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.

Crystal Ball is ranked 138,167th in the world and 1,005th in Artificial Solar System for Highest Average Incomes, with 43,377.66 Standard Monetary Units.

Most Average: 6,569th
Most Cultured: 179th in the region

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