by Max Barry

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Most Influential: 297th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,943rd Nicest Citizens: 5,973rd
The Ruthless Polity of
Democratic Socialists
Cake is not the issue here
Lord Vetinari
Influence
Unproven
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
All-Consuming
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Astal Aavors

Population2.054 billion

CapitalAnkh
LeaderLord Vetinari

CurrencyAstallan Dollar
AnimalOwl

The Ruthless Polity of Astal Aavors is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Lord Vetinari with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, digital currency, and national health service. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.054 billion Aavorsians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized government prioritizes Education, although Administration, Environment, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ankh. The average income tax rate is 76.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Astallan economy, worth 272 trillion Astallan Dollars a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 132,605 Astallan Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

The government blames all suspicious phenomena on flying saucers, airplane passengers who purchase "basic economy" tickets are often assigned seats in the lavatory, gardeners must genetically test weeds for unique traits before digging them up, and families waiting for delayed pipe installations hope daily for rain. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Astal Aavors's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Astal Aavors is ranked 12,902nd in the world and 594th in The North Pacific for Lowest Crime Rates, with 87.86 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Most Influential: 297thTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,943rdNicest Citizens: 5,973rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,024thMost Inclusive: 6,260thBest Weather: 6,370thMost Pacifist: 6,600thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,284thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,796thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,072ndLongest Average Lifespans: 8,808thLargest Welfare Programs: 9,341stTop
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Healthiest Citizens: 10,018thLargest Information Technology Sector: 10,329thSmartest Citizens: 10,374thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,772ndHighest Poor Incomes: 10,779thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,877thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,110thMost Developed: 11,261stLowest Crime Rates: 12,902ndLargest Publishing Industry: 13,085thLeast Corrupt Governments: 13,939thMost Cultured: 14,438thLargest Governments: 15,951stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16,767thHighest Average Incomes: 17,594thHighest Average Tax Rates: 18,364thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 18,673rd
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Most Influential: 89th in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 325th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 337th in the regionBest Weather: 342nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 352nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 358th in the regionMost Inclusive: 372nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 424th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 425th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 433rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 489th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 495th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 513th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 530th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 535th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 546th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 568th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 594th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 597th in the regionMost Developed: 641st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 656th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 681st in the regionLargest Governments: 707th in the regionMost Cultured: 717th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 730th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 758th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 800th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 834th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 861st in the region

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