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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 605th Most Influential: 875th Best Weather: 4,070th
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Escevola

Population3.714 billion

CapitalBeatrix
LeaderHigh King Cayo Mucio Escevola the Third
FaithCatholic

Currencyreal
Animalsabertooth tiger

The Kingdom of Escevola is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by High King Cayo Mucio Escevola the Third with an iron fist, and remarkable for its frequent executions, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, devout population of 3.714 billion Escians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Beatrix. The average income tax rate is 68.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Escevolan economy, worth 528 trillion reais a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 142,406 reais, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

The right school tie opens more doors than the right qualification, works of historical fiction contain a surprising lack of historical figures, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university, and heirs who take too long in the bathroom are declared missing and presumed dead. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Escevola's national animal is the sabertooth tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Catholic.

Escevola is ranked 150,946th in the world and 7,036th in the South Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -62.63 on the Hayek Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 605thMost Influential: 875thTop
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Best Weather: 4,070thHealthiest Citizens: 5,010thLowest Crime Rates: 5,781stMost Beautiful Environments: 7,758thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,481stTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,516thMost Developed: 8,543rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 8,806thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,061stMost Corrupt Governments: 9,748thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,857thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,893rdMost Devout: 11,281stMost Cultured: 12,627thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12,784thHighest Average Incomes: 14,529thMost Authoritarian: 14,530thMost Efficient Economies: 15,416thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,301stMost Subsidized Industry: 16,401st
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Most Influential: 44th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 73rd in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 128th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 152nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 158th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 173rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 183rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 210th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 240th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 269th in the regionMost Developed: 277th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 281st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 296th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 301st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 313th in the regionMost Devout: 357th in the regionMost Cultured: 373rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 375th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 397th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 405th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 423rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 426th in the regionLargest Governments: 439th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 457th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 512th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 543rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 549th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 555th in the regionLargest Populations: 559th in the regionMost Stationary: 621st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 689th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 694th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Escevola was endorsed by The Republic of Qawe.
  • : Escevola was endorsed by The Confederacy of Chocholand.
  • : Escevola was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Developed.
  • : Escevola was endorsed by The Empire of Tijanapolis.
  • : Following new legislation in Escevola, heirs who take too long in the bathroom are declared missing and presumed dead.
  • : Following new legislation in Escevola, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university.
  • : Following new legislation in Escevola, works of historical fiction contain a surprising lack of historical figures.
  • : Following new legislation in Escevola, the right school tie opens more doors than the right qualification.
  • : Following new legislation in Escevola, pet loving officers arrest citizens who don't give their dogs enough biscuits.
  • : Escevola endorsed The Grand Duchy of Pays de Loire.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 202 » Quiescent, Pencil Sharpeners 2, GI-Land, Tsunamy, Drugged Monkeys, Luddinlande, Sandaoguo, Erinor, Farengeto, Kringalia, Sedunn, Belschaft, Lambdaland, Jehenna, Aidenfieeld, Rebel-topia, Hanguk-Nippon, Tsvetania, The naked people, Wyatonians, Linguiniland, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, Darakin, The Solar System Scope, East Sakhlin, Lightmare, Ridehale, Aywhyou, Curlyhoward, Wese Zippopiteradgil, Bod Wareenaland, Larenien, Holy Dominate, Runsiya, Lotadia, Antarctic Empires, Pax Dracon, LaPia, Drystar, Walloonia, North Anatnom, Lost And Found, Ancient Slobovia, Deosdora, Pastir, Ezeleah, Southern Numenor, Bentwaters, Uncastania, Trinennie, and 152 others.Blahblah2017, The United Expanse, Farelonia, Avalonica, Utondara, Yellunstryer, Calistan, Spazzhole, Khazadine, Angevin Britannia, Trelatche, United States of Vietnam, La Ascension, Japanese Federal Republic, Moreana, Hotdog Bigfoot, Poopisiya, Si-topia, Janapuri, Holy Chimerland, Kiasu-ism, Pamela And Hepatitis, Seliyan progressive Islands, Walenstein, The Two Jerseys, Terranous, Oxsania, Centristvill, Theorin, Paenoa, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Vincent Field, Nankyoku Tairiku, Enplatia, Iristead, Qazahnir, Dylar, Hajland, Techganet, Little Pontanja, Sthalrim, Nova Montron, Havenfell, Sanden, RestartAll, Crabius, Nothanksbutseriously, Madhonia, Barabarom, Lioniel, Lumpov Hasch, Three Rivia Levr, Phillius, Brendleton, Noire Denholm, Nowa Europa, WTP All the good names are taken, Braavos and Lorath, KIROVET, Volaworand, St Oaks, North Kanuckistan, Sagada, Dankstergrad, Center Lisle, Ufask, Bandorion, Arx Obex, Bergenu, Sonnydesh, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, East India Kompany, Santulanum, Paranoia, Rhetiaa, Vos Dothrak, FreeFishers, Fighting Kawi Ninja, European Defense Organization, Saciu, New Briantown, Reptilians from the Alternate Earth, Tandrea, Great Andora, Democratic Parndia, Aumeltopia, Beepee, Silberne Wache, Elveka, Lester Crest, Towi Lamia, Noveos, The National Corporation, Anachronolandia, Isokenzar, USNE2018, Grouu, Agalaesia, Concrete Slab, Abarri, Awjan, Transcostria, Aguatania, Spearos, A Frog Dimension, Upper Usok Valley, Republitank, Cuuldere, Lorora3, Rabbitz, Kandorith, Ttyxious, Darbor, Ariankido, Xandev, Free 69 XD rawr, Kroumos, Midand, Crystal Creation, The Libertarian Nation of Songrandine, Qvait, Zess, Uncomfortable nooks and crannies, Birdkeeper, Empire of the Western Woods, Akindom, Maletora, State of Iowa, Land Without Shrimp, Mikole, Whimichy, Farrts, Jahass, Wehraboos, Choodox, Federated Kingdoms of Brittania, United Weshickstine, Academy of Umbrellas, The Dragon Enclave, Ostanasia, Staubsaugen, Stoniamera, Dasko, Plasitades, Maxolonia, The Filippinas, Slenrotros, Churumduul, Pays de Loire, Tijanapolis, Chocholand, and Qawe.

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