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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 263rdMost Influential: 2,238thLeast Corrupt Governments: 7,037th
The United Confederation of
Left-Leaning College State
Strength in Unity
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Haarlen

Population2.158 billion

CapitalLevaris
LeaderPrime Minister Edward Larousse

CurrencyGuilder
AnimalBarracuda

The United Confederation of Haarlen is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Prime Minister Edward Larousse with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, keen interest in outer space, and rampant corporate plagiarism. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.158 billion Haarlentons enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Levaris. The average income tax rate is 82.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Haarlenian economy, worth 221 trillion Guilders a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 102,540 Guilders, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

The government regularly publishes lengthy reports on its own excessive recordkeeping, foreign leaders' Twitcher accounts are monitored for potential threats to national security, military minds worry that 'the blue screen of death' on brand new operating systems may be a literal description, and Haarlen recently hosted the least successful trade negotiations since The Phantom Menace. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Haarlen's national animal is the Barracuda, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Haarlen is ranked 212,236th in the world and 8,381st in The North Pacific for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring -7.21 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

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Least Corrupt Governments: 7,037thMost Compassionate Citizens: 7,568thMost Inclusive: 7,688thNicest Citizens: 8,167thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 9,102ndHighest Food Quality: 9,296thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,003rdMost Advanced Public Education: 11,090thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,345thMost Cultured: 11,780thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,888thMost Developed: 11,891stTop
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Best Weather: 12,080thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,026thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,067thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,110thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,393rdSmartest Citizens: 14,051stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,311thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,487thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,907thMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,292ndHealthiest Citizens: 15,438thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,059thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 17,205thLargest Governments: 17,636thMost Secular: 17,659thLowest Crime Rates: 18,727thHighest Drug Use: 22,420thSafest: 22,632nd
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 193rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 318th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 365th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 437th in the regionMost Inclusive: 460th in the regionNicest Citizens: 461st in the regionTop
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Highest Drug Use: 489th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 525th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 554th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 595th in the regionMost Cultured: 601st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 610th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 623rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 649th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 651st in the regionBest Weather: 668th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 671st in the regionMost Developed: 674th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 683rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 701st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 702nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 745th in the regionMost Influential: 751st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 765th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 789th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 796th in the regionMost Secular: 819th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 825th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 834th in the regionLargest Governments: 835th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 846th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 897th in the region

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