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Largest Populations: 2,474thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,978thMost Pacifist: 7,298th
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Candelaria And Marquez

Population28.857 billion

LeaderPresident Fanny Tan

Currencyreformed pound
Animalgiant toad called Hope

The Republic of Candelaria And Marquez is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by President Fanny Tan with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, strictly enforced bedtime, and anti-smoking policies. The compassionate population of 28.857 billion Candelariasians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Albrecht. The average income tax rate is 76.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The enormous but inefficient Candelariasian economy, worth a remarkable 1,158 trillion reformed pounds a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology and Gambling. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 40,157 reformed pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Modelling agencies send their clients to work in nursing homes, sections of the police receive paramilitary training, nine-year-olds' chat logs are scoured for evidence of radicalization, and politicians sweat as journalists scour internet archives for any mention of them. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Candelaria And Marquez's national animal is the giant toad called Hope, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Candelaria And Marquez is ranked 72,533rd in the world and 25th in Rushmore for Largest Information Technology Sector, scoring 4,480.37 on the Fann-Boi Productivity Index.

Largest Populations: 2,474thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,978thMost Pacifist: 7,298thSafest: 9,898thLargest Welfare Programs: 9,899thTop
Highest Economic Output: 14,637thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 14,960thMost Compassionate Citizens: 15,836thHealthiest Citizens: 15,992ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,970thMost Advanced Public Transport: 18,310thHighest Average Tax Rates: 18,559thNicest Citizens: 19,004thSmartest Citizens: 21,178th
Largest Populations: 2nd in the regionTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 6th in the regionMost Pacifist: 8th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 9th in the region

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