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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 616thMost Secular: 3,972ndMost Influential: 4,546th
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Eastern Mekong

Population187 million


The Republic of Eastern Mekong is a very large, efficient nation, remarkable for its pith helmet sales, free-roaming dinosaurs, and zero percent divorce rate. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 187 million East Mekongians 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.

The relatively small, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 16.6%.

The powerhouse Eastern Mekongian economy, worth 17.7 trillion Baht a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is 94,674 Baht, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.2 times as much as the poorest.

Five-year-olds chanting "Little Miss Muffet" are accused of bullying arachnophobes, road signs are getting harder to read under layers of knitted woolen cardigans, banning party poppers has been a real party pooper, and balaclava manufacturers are held criminally culpable for bank heists. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Eastern Mekong's national animal is the Elephant, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Eastern Mekong is ranked 87,100th in the world and 3,019th in the South Pacific for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 4.21 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 616thTop
Most Secular: 3,972ndMost Influential: 4,546thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6,437thHighest Disposable Incomes: 10,600thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 15,954thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,725thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 16,923rdLargest Mining Sector: 20,503rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 21,404th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 115th in the regionMost Secular: 129th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 145th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 321st in the regionTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 486th in the regionMost Influential: 515th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 533rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 564th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 623rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 657th in the region

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