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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 112thMost Advanced Public Transport: 126thLargest Welfare Programs: 285th
The Glorious Federation of
Father Knows Best State
Ex Caelum Missus Eramus
Influence
Superpower
WA Delegate / Aeternius Maximus
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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Communist Volkstrad

Population16.556 billion

CapitalAzarod
LeaderChairman Valko Markov

CurrencyVolkstradi Mark
AnimalWolf

The Glorious Federation of Communist Volkstrad is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Chairman Valko Markov with an iron fist, and renowned for its frequent executions, compulsory military service, and smutty television. The compassionate, cynical, humorless population of 16.556 billion Volkstradis are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Azarod. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Volkstradi economy, worth a remarkable 3,589 trillion Volkstradi Marks a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Gambling. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an amazing 216,837 Volkstradi Marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Foreign musicians that Chairman Valko Markov dislikes are turned away at the border, disposable antiseptic wipes are considered a social necessity, military pilots spend more time scraping feathers off their engines than flying their aircraft, and the military will start wars with other nations on a lark. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Communist Volkstrad's national animal is the Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Communist Volkstrad is ranked 6,206th in the world and 1st in Aeterna Publicae for Most Patriotic, with 54.44 flags saluted per person per day.

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Most Corrupt Governments: 2,942ndSmartest Citizens: 3,058thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,167thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,170thHealthiest Citizens: 3,577thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,747thBest Weather: 3,752ndHighest Economic Output: 4,376thMost Influential: 4,736thHighest Average Incomes: 5,935thMost Stationary: 6,105thMost Patriotic: 6,206thMost Efficient Economies: 6,369thSafest: 8,056thTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 14,093rdMost Secular: 14,248thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,775thMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,015thLargest Populations: 17,126thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 21,338th
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionMost Patriotic: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the region

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