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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 545th Most Influential: 1,411th Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,711th
The Democratic Confederation of
Left-wing Utopia
Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Strong
Political Freedom
Superb

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Balzaria

Population8.803 billion

CapitalBalzarus

Currencybalzan
Animalwagtail

The Democratic Confederation of Balzaria is a colossal, socially progressive nation, notable for its anti-smoking policies, complete lack of prisons, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 8.803 billion Balzarians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Balzarus. The average income tax rate is 86.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Balzarian economy, worth 520 trillion balzans a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Pizza Delivery. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 59,138 balzans, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The people elect the Supreme Court justices directly, the World Democratic Confederation Games have been won again by Balzaria as no other country cares enough to compete, EpiPen sales have skyrocketed, and families waiting for delayed pipe installations hope daily for rain. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Balzaria's national animal is the wagtail, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Balzaria is ranked 157,782nd in the world and 8,517th in The North Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring -4.9 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,711thLeast Corrupt Governments: 5,991stBest Weather: 7,039thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,588thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,135thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,343rdSafest: 8,711thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 10,301stLongest Average Lifespans: 10,858thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,083rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,366thHealthiest Citizens: 12,643rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,722ndNudest: 13,699thMost Cultured: 14,277thNicest Citizens: 15,264thMost Advanced Public Education: 17,666th
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 185th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 313th in the regionLargest Populations: 346th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 366th in the regionBest Weather: 387th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 396th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 400th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 430th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 433rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 450th in the regionSafest: 453rd in the regionNudest: 465th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 479th in the regionTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 590th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 592nd in the regionMost Influential: 597th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 663rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 686th in the regionMost Cultured: 712th in the regionMost Stationary: 826th in the regionNicest Citizens: 841st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 863rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1,014th in the region

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