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The Blessed Transmatriarchy of Riveraland

“Socialisme, gynarchie, sororité”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
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Regional Influence: Squire

Location: The East Pacific



Population4.701 billion

LeaderQueen Elena IV


The Blessed Transmatriarchy of Riveraland is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Queen Elena IV with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, state-planned economy, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate population of 4.701 billion Riverans enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lesbos. The average income tax rate is 90.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Riveran economy, worth 371 trillion petals a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Trout Farming industry, with major contributions from Information Technology. Average income is 79,068 petals, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside, a popular saying is "a chicken for every pot and an abortion clinic on every street", older citizens lament over the loss of law and order, and people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Riveraland's national animal is the cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Trans-Sophianism.

Riveraland is ranked 186,178th in the world and 7,838th in The East Pacific for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring -7 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,235thMost Influential: 1,603rdTop
Most Pacifist: 3,797thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 4,448thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,825thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,008thNicest Citizens: 5,185thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,952ndMost Inclusive: 6,467thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,541stMost Income Equality: 6,803rdSafest: 6,918thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,794thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,811thBest Weather: 7,985thMost Cheerful Citizens: 8,061stTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,412thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,434thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,043rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,329thHighest Drug Use: 11,395thHealthiest Citizens: 12,036thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,053rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,131stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12,767thSmartest Citizens: 14,986thLargest Governments: 15,419thHighest Poor Incomes: 16,531stLowest Crime Rates: 17,690th
Most Influential: 63rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 80th in the regionTop
Highest Drug Use: 112th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 117th in the regionMost Pacifist: 126th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 159th in the regionNicest Citizens: 160th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 163rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 164th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 191st in the regionMost Inclusive: 202nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 205th in the regionSafest: 215th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 226th in the regionBest Weather: 234th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 274th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 277th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 294th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 301st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 315th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 316th in the regionMost Stationary: 333rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 342nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 349th in the regionMost Income Equality: 358th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 389th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 398th in the regionLargest Governments: 402nd in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 482nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 501st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 512th in the regionNudest: 523rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 595th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 647th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 676th in the regionMost Cultured: 807th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 816th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 165 » Wiranath, ReeK, Elejamie, Akorial, The Soviet Space Commie Union, Goodnamesarerare, CopyCato, Kelsyth, Urimel, Kriov, The Empire of Rijelv, Taurora, A Slanted Black Stripe, Wizardonia, Axdel, Adavan, Kucia, Talitoa, Sansangra, Brotherland, Kagorg Bra Corna, Unger under over, Davinhia, Kangarawa, Trimmania, Headpat Central, Biggstonia, Harro Waarudho, H-Zhena, Galve, Am Echad, Sufjan Stevens Fans, Ridann, Adolanta, Southern Yugoslavia, Outer Verron Swicia Islands, Joundia, Federated States of Zootron, New Leganes, AngusEssa, Roliganistan, Dragonia, Amjedia, Slys Paws, Endertopias, Lanagon, Aihon, Euricanis, Eagas, Arcanama, and 115 others.Socialist Holy American Empire, VW53Aland, Mastariere, Qui sequuntur somnia, Someseni, Kaigi, The Almighty Country, Dark Edgyness, Hizuru, British Calradia, Republic of Berzerkistan, United China Nation, Slui, Neruch, Arkantis, Gorbastan, Bullpups, Enlil, BearStackof2015, Broengtopia, Aklevin, Chria Deau, Rhealaliit, Chols Worithopia, Cameronia Excellentia, Drunken Seal Islands, CheeseBurrito, Brethren, Constructbegin, Aeljae, The United Asian Republics, Bytes, Stellar Colonies, The Cult of the Great Cthulhu, Pakitsk, ArenaC, Kilkire, Abtracnt, The United Neo American Union, Libertanny, Pijonla, Sericena, The Death Syndicate, Stanisiti, La xinga, Matdor, Dragons Blood, Marrabuk, East Malaysia, Pekweng, Lorynia, La Isla Nueva, Evrigenis, Modra, The Militarius Imperium, Monix, Morrowine, Liberstankonia, FreedomIand, Interdimensional Waifus, Asendavia, Zukchiva, Republic of New India, Fellon, Bermadia, Blobbo, Trulu, Kanria, Warren democracy, Tretrid, Savorca, Greater New Cassandra, Coruh, Rohanland, Azureano, Schrebia, Lingu, Ripsylvania, Kelilaoria, East Shire, The Three States of Fortuna, Peoples Republic of GG, Aize, The Eternal Land of Jong, Rainbow Vests, Khadah, Woodsind, Distro-Spartica, Jakubonia, The Brazillian Parlament Of Idideology, Puelo, Technocratic Tagalog, Oofery, Eudinity, Aivintis, Staynes, SecularNorth, La Floride, Tseriesiscoming, Quinto Piano, Pastellene, Shavara, Filipopol, Flench, A mean old man, Calmarya, Grey Haven of Tauraucania, The Atlae Isles, Mays Austrian Nation, Wapl, Nevertopia, BuciLand, Vishwa, Santa Dystopia, and Arcady-Asclepia.

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