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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 695thMost Influential: 930thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,509th
The Illusion of
Left-Leaning College State
Rumours of our existence are highly exaggerated
Isocato
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Good

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Isokenzar

Population4.86 billion

CapitalSector 47
LeaderIsocato
Faiththe Ongoing Existential Crisis

Currencyz-bit
Animalstinking dwarf

The Illusion of Isokenzar is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Isocato with an even hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, state-planned economy, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, humorless population of 4.86 billion Isokenzarians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The medium-sized government prioritizes Education, with Administration, Healthcare, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sector 47. The average income tax rate is 53.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Isokenzarian economy, worth 737 trillion z-bits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Tourism, and Book Publishing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 151,786 z-bits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government's economic policy can be summed up as "Abort, Retry, Fail?", there's some really clean windows in Isokenzarian houses, social networking sites have discussion groups devoted to planning terrorist attacks, and being Isocato has been voted one of the top ten most dangerous jobs. Crime is totally unknown. Isokenzar's national animal is the stinking dwarf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is the Ongoing Existential Crisis.

Isokenzar is ranked 142,850th in the world and 5,736th in the South Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 92.21 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 695thMost Influential: 930thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 2,509thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,828thMost Developed: 4,323rdSmartest Citizens: 4,487thMost Inclusive: 5,192ndMost Secular: 5,394thHealthiest Citizens: 5,505thRudest Citizens: 5,585thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,105thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,229thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,718thMost Cultured: 6,776thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,022ndLongest Average Lifespans: 7,536thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,885thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,897thMost Compassionate Citizens: 9,286thTop
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Most Pacifist: 11,475thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,587thNicest Citizens: 12,369thHighest Average Incomes: 13,075thLargest Black Market: 13,556thHighest Disposable Incomes: 15,674thMost Efficient Economies: 16,065thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16,947thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,108thMost Valuable International Artwork: 19,888thLargest Governments: 19,965thMost Stationary: 20,497thBest Weather: 20,701stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 20,853rd
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 86th in the regionMost Influential: 95th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 118th in the regionMost Developed: 134th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 135th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 145th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 145th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 154th in the regionRudest Citizens: 176th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 178th in the regionMost Inclusive: 178th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 191st in the regionMost Cultured: 193rd in the regionMost Secular: 207th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 218th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 231st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 240th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 275th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 316th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 347th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 354th in the regionLargest Black Market: 361st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 384th in the regionMost Stationary: 393rd in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 429th in the regionMost Pacifist: 455th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 468th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 503rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 534th in the regionLargest Governments: 556th in the regionLargest Populations: 563rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 591st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 651st in the regionBest Weather: 681st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 691st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 701st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 773rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 789th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 226 » Pencil Sharpeners 2, Erinor, Si-topia, Tsunamy, The Solar System Scope, Drystar, Kiasu-ism, Darakin, Luddinlande, Aidenfieeld, Lambdaland, Pamela And Hepatitis, Beepee, Hanguk-Nippon, Soem, Curlyhoward, Volaworand, Seliyan progressive Islands, Pax Dracon, Theorin, Aumeltopia, Ancient Slobovia, The United Expanse, Sedunn, Jehenna, Silberne Wache, FreeFishers, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Bergenu, GI-Land, Kholdan, Aywhyou, Farengeto, Rebel-topia, Kringalia, Yeldarbsland, Nova Montron, Tsvetania, Centristvill, Barabarom, Esfalsa, Poopisiya, Linguiniland, Nowa Europa, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Saciu, Bod Wareenaland, Linden Oak, Dankstergrad, Wehraboos, and 176 others.Abarri, Great Andora, North Kanuckistan, Aguatania, Corgitopiaa, Sanden, The Two Jerseys, Wese Zippopiteradgil, New Briantown, Antarctic Empires, Potion Seller, Madhonia, Mantas Meow, USNE2018, Crokin, Noire Denholm, Santa Ofelia, Southern Numenor, Udaron, Third League of New Kent, RestartAll, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Sthalrim, Eastern Nyan, Gymnostan, Trelatche, Japanese Federal Republic, Mona Landia, Utondara, Escevola, Calistan, Yellunstryer, Camante, Center Lisle, St Oaks, Crystal Creation, Walloonia, Techganet, Prefesia, The Imperial Frost Federation, Spazzhole, Enplatia, Moreana, Vos Dothrak, Angevin Britannia, Sagada, The ColdWyvernian Undead, Xandev, Cuuldere, Sandaoguo, Kandorith, Qvait, Whimichy, Nankyoku Tairiku, Land Without Shrimp, Stoniamera, The Filippinas, North Catimestistrianes, Dasko, German Hapsburg, Rabbitz, Phanama, Maeiland, Amerion, PenguinPies, Aurcania, Jennaterra, Omiri, Mapico, Imperial Duck, Empa Aserium, The Tecorogan Federation, Avalonica, Realms of Madness, Astraee, Rimandi, Tilipria, Jaxon, Madreia, The naked people, Bear Connors Paradiso, Cohors Stercore, Nueva Alta California, Bleakfoot, Marstella, Bizzie, Serendiva, Greater Hyrulang, North Delaware, Fasire, Isles of Creckero, Steampunk Engineers, Terran Draconia, Bawkie, Iym Winterless, Tepertopia, United Crumburrtha Federation, Tarnik, Holy Free, The Bay, Gliasco, Ebonhand, Farelonia, West Pastafaria, InnWorm, Anserisa, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, Eskvenn, CzechoSlovakishMoravia, The Plebeian States, Ralphburg, Our Lord and Savior Ting, Charloa, Baltenlands, Grubville, Nyja Asgardia, ChickenDome, Melicorium, Quh, Elan Sleazebaganno, Jimburna, Kervanosia, Sophiana, Merevane, Ngasha, Eggraria, Compli, Marinho Islands, Dis7Nation, Andinla, Necosia, The Worst army of, Starsight, Markla, Shefino, Gonrati, Alaninia, Nova Kobol, BFVMG, Auphelia, Nouvel-Indre, Laamiva, NganXuan, Matak Tribes, Royaltica, LadyRebels, The Radanivans, Great Britain And Empire, Travislavania, West Fallows, Great Elsika, Well F, Rhetiaa, Bohenia, Trepsit, The Drakan Republic, Purple Hyacinth, United States of Vietnam, Briteannia, Dossiny, Valdutz, International House of Pancakes, Ovkianos, Drugged Monkeys, Apelan, Kedjens, Temaseka, East Lodge, Midand, Efferalt, Concrete Slab, Settlements of the North American Lands, Myness, White Bananistan, Catillos, and B H A R A T.

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