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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,440thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,771stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,031st
The Migrant Entrepot of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
National Unity! National Identity! National Progress!
The Committee of Public Safety
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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Awesome Break-Away of 250land

Population20.578 billion

LeaderThe Committee of Public Safety
FaithSmall Gods

CurrencyNation States Dollar
AnimalNative People

The Migrant Entrepot of Awesome Break-Away of 250land is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by The Committee of Public Safety with an even hand, and notable for its frequent executions, compulsory military service, and rampant corporate plagiarism. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 20.578 billion 250landers have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The enormous, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Asterix. The average income tax rate is 83.4%.

The powerhouse Awesome Break-Away of 250landian economy, worth a remarkable 2,260 trillion Nation States Dollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 109,837 Nation States Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.1 times as much as the poorest.

Road signs are getting harder to read under layers of knitted woolen cardigans, NationStates is now a popular brand of laxatives despite Max Barry's protests, oddly patriotic flash mobs spontaneously sing the national anthem, and it is mandatory to learn evolution in schools. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Awesome Break-Away of 250land's national animal is the Native People, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Small Gods.

Awesome Break-Away of 250land is ranked 15,877th in the world and 3rd in East Pacific for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 9,109.33 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,440thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,771stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,031stHighest Economic Output: 8,251stLargest Populations: 9,636thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,050thMost Corrupt Governments: 10,670thMost Cultured: 11,071stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,929thTop
Highest Average Tax Rates: 13,102ndMost Rebellious Youth: 14,321stLowest Crime Rates: 14,790thLargest Welfare Programs: 14,978thLargest Governments: 15,739thMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,785thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,877thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,996thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,402ndHighest Food Quality: 18,903rdSmartest Citizens: 21,206thBest Weather: 22,384th
Lowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Average: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the region

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