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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 548th Most Armed: 1,303rd Most Influential: 1,475th
The Armed Republic of
Right-wing Utopia
Justice, Piety, Loyalty
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Few
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Average

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Citurse

Population840 million

CurrencyCross
Animaleagle

The Armed Republic of Citurse is a huge, efficient nation, remarkable for its unlimited-speed roads, zero percent divorce rate, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 840 million Citurseans are free to succeed or fail in life on their own merits; the successful tend to enjoy an opulent (but moralistic) lifestyle, while the failures can be seen crowding out most jails.

The minute, corrupt government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Industry, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 1.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Citursean economy, worth 131 trillion Crosses a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Gambling, Arms Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an impressive 156,501 Crosses, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 639,712 per year while the poor average 25,348, a ratio of 25.2 to 1.

Auditors are gutting every governmental department, the Holy Office of the Inquisition is the highest court in the land, most people suffer from some form of hearing loss, and reports of arson have doubled since the introduction of a privatised fire protection service. Crime is pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Citurse's national animal is the eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Citurse is ranked 179,196th in the world and 9,685th in The North Pacific for Safest, scoring 5.06 on the Bubble-Rapp Safety Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 548thMost Armed: 1,303rdMost Influential: 1,475thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,551stTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 1,978thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,053rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,337thFattest Citizens: 2,380thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,501stMost Avoided: 2,570thMost Devout: 2,759thHighest Crime Rates: 2,990thLargest Mining Sector: 3,176thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,342ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,419thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,799thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,010thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,198thRudest Citizens: 4,864thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,534thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,695thLargest Insurance Industry: 8,802ndTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,000thHighest Average Incomes: 10,934thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,374thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 12,643rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 12,947th
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Most Armed: 35th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 44th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 59th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 63rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 65th in the regionFattest Citizens: 65th in the regionMost Avoided: 70th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 73rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 81st in the regionMost Devout: 94th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 96th in the regionTop
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 107th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 108th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 111th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 149th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 159th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 198th in the regionRudest Citizens: 236th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 243rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 325th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 367th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 399th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 414th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 457th in the regionTop
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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 583rd in the regionMost Influential: 605th in the regionLargest Black Market: 758th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 767th in the region

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