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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 58th Most Influential: 4,944th Least Corrupt Governments: 8,148th
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The Kingdom of Articune is a huge, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its complete lack of prisons, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 250 million Articuneans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Haku. The average income tax rate is 38.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Articunean economy, worth 19.6 trillion feathers a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 78,257 feathers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Birth rates have hit an all-time low, Articune has designated Haku as its capital city, nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers, and military recruitment numbers are down as citizens object on 'moral grounds'. Crime is totally unknown. Articune's national animal is the crow, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Articune is ranked 134,132nd in the world and 6,929th in The North Pacific for Most Advanced Defense Forces, scoring 639.69 on the Total War Preparedness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 58thTop
Most Influential: 4,944thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,148thTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 9,066thNicest Citizens: 14,366thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,403rd
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 56th in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 300th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 428th in the regionTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 742nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 764th in the regionNicest Citizens: 767th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 773rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 798th in the regionNudest: 808th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 395 » Yaorozu, Aenglaland, Pallaith, Forunte, Shin-Hachioji, Tharissus, The Utopian Movement, South Grand Mountain, Great Bights Mum, McMasterdonia, Lavanania, Buckerino, Notyoutopia, Bellyzna, Kelvaros Prime, Bharathvarsh, Ausmercia, Sailence, AdyLand, Siwale, Holy Oranz, Coemgen, Anima Proxa, Republic of Dixie, Selfgradatude, Diodone, Hong Kong Empire, Cosmerica, Vegetarian States, Ostrinios, Felpolandia, Walter Jackson, Clintonburge, Horsley Land, Beodarasc, Lupus Imperium, Boslandschap, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Amerian States, Bayern-Straubing, Lungha, Camarthen, Ausrea, Xagill, Azurius, Ribbleton, Republic of Destiny, New Lakemba, Chukstik Illahi, New Sekai, and 345 others.Basic Empire With Bread Slices, KingT, Necromonia, Colony of lasting Hopes, Bothia, Pleroma Sans Romans, Euginus, Palisede, Aeroias, Isimud, Swiss Peace, Zeroxis, Archeros, Transhumanist Anarchical Union, Niinrein, Dutchyland, Reannia, Esplandia, ABC, Cuyan, The Bureaucratic 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