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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,878thMost Armed: 3,655thFattest Citizens: 4,011th
The Protectorate of
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Latvia and Saaremaa alt account

Population2.522 billion



The Protectorate of Latvia and Saaremaa alt account is a massive, cultured nation, renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, absence of drug laws, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, devout population of 2.522 billion Exiled Latvians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Riga. The average income tax rate is 47.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Latvia and Saaremaa alt accountian economy, worth 476 trillion lats 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 large, well-organized, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Retail. 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 188,875 lats, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

Rioting during the nation's hosting of ORDER caused one million lats of property damage, the military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms, the nation is currently revamping its entire education system, and the thin blue line is composed of picketing police officers demanding better pensions. Crime is totally unknown. Latvia and Saaremaa alt account's national animal is the magpie, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Lutheranism.

Latvia and Saaremaa alt account is ranked 9,521st in the world and 9th in Callista for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 405.67 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,878thMost Armed: 3,655thFattest Citizens: 4,011thRudest Citizens: 4,858thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5,306thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,153rdLargest Retail Industry: 6,335thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,023rdHighest Average Incomes: 8,597thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,725thMost Inclusive: 8,739thMost Rebellious Youth: 8,899thMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,521stMost Cultured: 10,392ndLargest Black Market: 10,468thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,638thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10,668thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,016thLargest Information Technology Sector: 12,273rdHighest Food Quality: 12,582ndTop
Smartest Citizens: 14,012thMost Patriotic: 14,034thMost Efficient Economies: 14,438thMost Cheerful Citizens: 14,791stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 19,386thLargest Governments: 20,421stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 21,892ndMost Subsidized Industry: 22,239thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 22,344thMost Corrupt Governments: 22,482ndHighest Drug Use: 23,440thMost Developed: 23,489thMost Advanced Public Education: 23,895thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 24,075th
Largest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 3rd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionFattest Citizens: 4th in the regionRudest Citizens: 4th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 4th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 4th in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Armed: 6th in the regionMost Inclusive: 7th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 7th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8th in the region

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