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Most Influential: 1,993rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,269thLargest Agricultural Sector: 4,985th
The Most Serene Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Respublica superiorem non recognoscens
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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Population3.398 billion



The Most Serene Republic of Carignanum is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, keen interest in outer space, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 3.398 billion Genoveses 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 relatively small government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Genova. The average income tax rate is 18.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Genovese economy, worth 449 trillion Genovins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 132,257 Genovins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Public parks are littered with cigarette butts, exorbitant spending on icebreakers breaks the ice at every budget meeting, many mayors are barely in office before being kicked out for minor parking violations, and only 'organics' are permitted to be citizens. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Carignanum's national animal is the Lion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Catholicism.

Carignanum is ranked 18,126th in the world and 254th in Europe for Highest Average Incomes, with 132,257.2 Standard Monetary Units.

Most Influential: 1,993rdTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,269thLargest Agricultural Sector: 4,985thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,462ndMost Secular: 6,796thMost Pacifist: 8,883rdLargest Publishing Industry: 9,040thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 10,616thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,964thNicest Citizens: 14,400thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,763rdSmartest Citizens: 15,329thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,896thSafest: 16,492ndMost Developed: 17,784thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,920thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,059thHighest Average Incomes: 18,126thMost Inclusive: 18,771stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 19,057thHealthiest Citizens: 19,237thLongest Average Lifespans: 19,936thMost Cheerful Citizens: 20,426th
Largest Agricultural Sector: 66th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 70th in the regionMost Secular: 86th in the regionMost Average: 94th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 100th in the region

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