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The Commonwealth of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
I reached 3 billion people
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
All-Consuming
Political Freedom
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Kanerland

Population3.097 billion

CapitalRodderdam
LeaderRolian Kasi
FaithOrthodox Christianity

CurrencyRodder
Animalyorosi

The Commonwealth of Kanerland is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Rolian Kasi with an even hand, and notable for its zero percent divorce rate, ubiquitous missile silos, and enslaved workforce. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 3.097 billion Kaners have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rodderdam. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 46.1%.

The all-consuming Kaner economy, worth 315 trillion Rodders a year, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is notable. Average income is an impressive 101,948 Rodders, with the richest citizens earning 7.9 times as much as the poorest.

EULAs remind customers that "Private Mode" is a browser setting rather than a promise, tax assessment offices double as polling stations, not showing enough enthusiasm for mutual assured destruction is a court-martial offence, and the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kanerland's national animal is the yorosi, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Orthodox Christianity.

Kanerland is ranked 45,064th in the world and 2,039th in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 65.71 on the Human Development Index.

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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 10,775thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12,514thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 14,306thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 15,301stMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,313thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,635th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 217th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 334th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 377th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 475th in the regionTop
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 560th in the regionMost Average: 562nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 588th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 626th in the regionLargest Black Market: 693rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 807th in the region

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