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Port Myreal

Population20.215 billion

CapitalPort Town

CurrencyEight Reales Piece

The Free Land of Port Myreal is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, irreverence towards religion, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 20.215 billion Port Myrelians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal, outspoken government is effectively ruled by the Department of Education, with Environment, Industry, and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Law & Order and Spirituality receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Port Town. The average income tax rate is 35.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Port Myrelian economy, worth a remarkable 5,088 trillion Eight Reales Pieces a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an amazing 251,723 Eight Reales Pieces, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Birth rates have hit an all-time low, intellectual snobbery has the cognoscenti sneering at anyone who doesn't have an opinion on the semiological drift of Umberto Eco's works, brain injury is seen as a desirable outcome rather than a side effect of contact sports, and teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Port Myreal's national animal is the Kraken, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Port Myreal is ranked 30,914th in the world and 392nd in NationStates for Most Developed, scoring 74.82 on the Human Development Index.

Highest Drug Use: 3rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 188thMost Rebellious Youth: 231stHighest Crime Rates: 245thLargest Publishing Industry: 269thMost Armed: 376thMost Advanced Public Education: 565thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 663rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 684thMost Cheerful Citizens: 777thFattest Citizens: 957thLargest Black Market: 1,007thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,013thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1,285thSmartest Citizens: 1,433rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,465thMost Cultured: 1,655thRudest Citizens: 1,677thHighest Economic Output: 2,007thTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 2,436thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,477thLargest Retail Industry: 2,604thHighest Average Incomes: 3,428thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,630thMost Inclusive: 4,951stMost Beautiful Environments: 5,753rdMost Influential: 5,926thMost Valuable International Artwork: 6,254thLargest Populations: 7,483rdMost Efficient Economies: 7,928thNudest: 8,312thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,692ndTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 14,584thLargest Governments: 14,778thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,172ndMost Secular: 21,064thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 21,904th
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionTop
Rudest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 9th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 9th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 9th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 11th in the regionMost Cultured: 12th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 13th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 13th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 16th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17th in the regionMost Extreme: 18th in the regionMost Politically Free: 19th in the regionLargest Black Market: 22nd in the regionMost Influential: 23rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 26th in the regionTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 35th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 35th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 45th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Port Myreal voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Quebecshire".
  • : Port Myreal voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Protecting Convicted Voters".
  • : Port Myreal voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Protecting Native Prairies and Grasslands".
  • : Port Myreal voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Ellenburg".
  • : Port Myreal was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Disposable Incomes.
  • : Port Myreal voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Citizenship And Birth Act".
  • : Port Myreal voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "On Abortion"".
  • : Port Myreal was endorsed by The Empire of BiBi.
  • : Port Myreal voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Kelssek".
  • : Port Myreal voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Freedom Of Association".


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 10 » Mikeswill, King Zhaoxiang of Qin, Bongo Fury, Xaviena, Patria Augusta, Arithei, Ubu-Rex, Beanz, Cenotaph, and BiBi.

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