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Most Stationary: 386thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 407thMost Influential: 568th
The Aeonian Citadel of
Democratic Socialists
Nukes can't stop us, but a giant foot is another story
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Darakin

Population33.325 billion

CapitalDarakin Citadel
LeaderAshton Q Westchester III

Currencyshmingel
Animalpuma

The Aeonian Citadel of Darakin is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Ashton Q Westchester III with a fair hand, and remarkable for its state-planned economy, anti-smoking policies, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 33.325 billion Darakini are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The relatively small, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Darakin Citadel. The average income tax rate is 7.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but stagnant Darakini economy, worth 137 trillion shmingels a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,129 shmingels, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Third world countries are rich in "I Love Darakin Citadel" t-shirts, textbooks are exactly twice as heavy as they used to be, NPCs in MMORPGs regularly interrupt cutscenes with OOC reminders that they aren't real people, and Viagra factories are being converted to producing antimalarials for Bigtopian orphans. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Darakin's national animal is the puma, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Darakin is ranked 208,061st in the world and 8,346th in the South Pacific for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring -25.88 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

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Most Stationary: 386thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 407thMost Influential: 568thLargest Populations: 1,257thMost Pacifist: 1,763rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,846thBest Weather: 1,927thNicest Citizens: 2,051stTop
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Safest: 2,499thMost Devout: 2,773rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,340thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,754thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,864thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,118thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,444thHealthiest Citizens: 4,456thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,868thMost Cultured: 10,171stLowest Crime Rates: 10,235thTop
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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 12,088thLeast Corrupt Governments: 12,289thLongest Average Lifespans: 13,749thSmartest Citizens: 15,737thMost Inclusive: 18,106th
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Most Stationary: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 12th in the regionMost Influential: 46th in the regionMost Pacifist: 56th in the regionBest Weather: 64th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 64th in the regionMost Devout: 66th in the regionNicest Citizens: 70th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 72nd in the regionSafest: 78th in the regionTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 88th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 111th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 121st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 137th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 142nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 145th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 146th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 286th in the regionMost Cultured: 291st in the regionTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 421st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 484th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 531st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 534th in the regionMost Inclusive: 662nd in the region

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