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The Constitutional Monarchy of Sandybeach

“A fish is still a fish”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Regional Influence: Ambassador

Location: NationStates

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Sandybeach

Population15.301 billion

CapitalSunstar
LeaderSusy Flipflops
FaithSand and Surf

CurrencyStarfish
AnimalCoconut Crab

The Constitutional Monarchy of Sandybeach is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Susy Flipflops with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, complete lack of prisons, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, cheerful population of 15.301 billion Sandis enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The medium-sized, socially-minded government is primarily concerned with Education, although Environment, Welfare, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sunstar. The average income tax rate is 75.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Sandybeachian economy, worth a remarkable 1,976 trillion Starfish a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 129,173 Starfish, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The nation has opened its arms to an influx of refugees, up to 40% of voters can finally read the issues they're deciding on, excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside, and the government is continually probing the galaxy in search of alien life. Crime is totally unknown. Sandybeach's national animal is the Coconut Crab, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Sand and Surf.

Sandybeach is ranked 205,505th in the world and 434th in NationStates for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -25.81 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 406thBest Weather: 1,032ndMost Influential: 1,067thNicest Citizens: 1,463rdMost Beautiful Environments: 1,603rdMost Advanced Public Education: 2,037thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,071stTop
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Most Pacifist: 2,115thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,385thHealthiest Citizens: 2,544thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,606thMost Cultured: 2,811thSmartest Citizens: 2,997thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,645thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,010thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,129thMost Stationary: 4,766thSafest: 5,215thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,148thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,346thMost Inclusive: 7,421stHighest Economic Output: 7,586thMost Developed: 7,985thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,145thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,316thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9,632ndTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 12,533rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,924thLargest Populations: 12,985thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,852ndHighest Drug Use: 15,145thLargest Governments: 16,761stMost Income Equality: 18,103rdHighest Average Incomes: 19,046thHighest Average Tax Rates: 19,515th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionTop
5%
Most Cheerful Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Influential: 5th in the regionBest Weather: 7th in the regionNicest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 13th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 13th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 13th in the regionMost Pacifist: 14th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 15th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 16th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 18th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 21st in the regionMost Cultured: 21st in the regionSafest: 21st in the regionMost Income Equality: 22nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 22nd in the regionTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 23rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 24th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Nuremgard".
  • : Sandybeach voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Integrity in Law Enforcement".
  • : Sandybeach was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Advanced Public Education.
  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Trotterdam".
  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Vippertooth33".
  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution " International Transportation Preclearance Act".
  • : Sandybeach voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Wartime Journalism Protection Act".
  • : Sandybeach voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Mikeswill".
  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn ravana".
  • : Sandybeach voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Peaceful First Contact".

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