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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 630th Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,572nd Most Influential: 3,972nd
The Legends Nation of
Father Knows Best State
Long live the Legend.
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Legendsland

Population885 million

CapitalLycria
LeaderThe Legend

CurrencyLya
AnimalFlying Dinosaur

The Legends Nation of Legendsland is a huge, safe nation, ruled by The Legend with an iron fist, and renowned for its digital currency, complete lack of prisons, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 885 million Legendslandians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lycria. The average income tax rate is 78.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Legendslandian economy, worth 132 trillion Lyas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Cheese Exports, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 149,325 Lyas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Little League matches are often attended by riot police with water cannon... just in case, every citizen must submit to DNA testing to be eliminated from police inquiries, most of the nation's wealthy aristocrats are dentists, and the military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Legendsland's national animal is the Flying Dinosaur, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Legendsland is ranked 158,757th in the world and 8,561st in The North Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -143.87 on the Hayek Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 630thTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,572ndMost Influential: 3,972ndMost Corrupt Governments: 5,210thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,051stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6,169thLowest Crime Rates: 6,304thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,575thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,264thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,450thTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 8,672ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,210thLargest Governments: 12,012thLargest Information Technology Sector: 12,591stHighest Average Incomes: 12,929thMost Developed: 13,283rdHealthiest Citizens: 14,016thHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,500thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 16,934thSmartest Citizens: 16,976thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 17,030th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 124th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 185th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 219th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 255th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 291st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 307th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 311th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 349th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 458th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 471st in the regionLargest Governments: 587th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 621st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 624th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 625th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 643rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 662nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 689th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 748th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 760th in the regionMost Developed: 776th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, the military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, most of the nation's wealthy aristocrats are dentists.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, every citizen must submit to DNA testing to be eliminated from police inquiries.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, Little League matches are often attended by riot police with water cannon... just in case.
  • : Legendsland was endorsed by The Theocracy of GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, nine out of ten citizens of Legendsland answered 'nuclear safety inspector' when asked their occupation.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, the government is notorious for leaving citizens with almost nothing from their inheritance.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, tax rises are attributed to divine will.
  • : Following new legislation in Legendsland, builders across Legendsland are blocked up with orders for new public loos.
  • : Legendsland was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Smartest Citizens.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 200 » Frances Francis the First of France, Notyoutopia, Territorio di Nessuno, Shibutani, Pallaith, Alunya, Sinelona, Steampunk Ariel, Corfad, Shin-Hachioji, Siwale, Newpromisedland, Peldorn, Omnistria, Ethnon, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Trillius, Great Bights Mum, Steraz, Haor Chall, Yaorozu, PlanetPunk, Unimaginable Doom, Kwaj, Sunto, Sheldanada, Napnomadia, Egalico, Uganda Knuckles UK, Tappan Hills, Guslantis, Acrabinnia, Kirostan, Bayern-Straubing, El Fiji Grande, The Rhein States, North Bratislava, Koda-Land, Maott, Racoda, Ejhsa, Wineclaw, Guer Aike, Saturns Edge, Black Templares, Plangainer, The Notorious Mad Jack, Jasminlandia, Dar es Saalam, New Pruessen, and 150 others.Federation Terra Australis, Fayyayid, Joodey, Sundred, THX1138, Holy Oranz, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Kasazzastan, Ibiscaton, Unsophisticate, Selfgradatude, Sil Dorsett, Spartoptia, Q w e r t y, Dreadton, Buckerino, Shadowrik, Seidr Wyrd, United Draconia, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Valhalla123, Apetopia, Lomjia, Torakuen, The United States of Romania, 1 very fast endotarter, Aratani, New Bremerton, Pasargad, Sanjurika, Yummy Blubber, Ikea Rike, Free Azzaca, Aetulia, Anna Airters, Advancia-Sizzletown, Centromuria, COCOPUFFS, Beta Centauri B3, British Pacific Islands, Empy, Dicko, Esplandia, Antiyard, Aweland, Chamocha, Enworbia, Brettenia, Babacar, Central Ryal, East Supple Lund, German Holy Roman Empire, Bohr Einstein, Azzarel, Gilakistan, Iselko, David Davidson, Arimbia, Bananoonza, Cobrakia, Breduria, Coprianus, Cloydicia, Chukstik Illahi, Altivia, Alyrria, AltanUrag, Diodone, Alice Gardens, Castle Federation, Helix Labs, Free Culture, Dopeland420, Cors Evia, Island States of Skelldia, Heimgau, Illichiana, Calamazo, COCONUT-CITY, Holy Marcus Empire, East Wushen, Daiz, Durr, Boggovia, Condak, Humptalumpta, Heken, Detrivania, Ieprus, Gukapub, Analomink, Blackphir, Amerian States, Elder Realms, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Aldros, Camarthen, Auquatania, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Arcadiom, Felpolandia, Ice and Tinian, Bananaaaaa, Miruma, Dadastan Archipelago, Shigonia, Axstahl, Drusselstein, Moubarakistan, Bonjoura, Erwo Stal, Fun time land of Fun, Copria, Great Solordia, Cinnibar, Abject Ludicrosity, General COE, Niradans, Vikingiarchy, Cam Zazi, Aroa, Eslua, HereIsPotato, Changjo, Ausnakulia, Dugariana, Loutsland, Fengate, Catopia2, Sea Ghost, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Amauri, Noahs Second Country, Get Away From Me, Great and Glorious Martese Unionins, Former English Colony, Fizban, Rynion, Votak Matim, Conservadoria, Test for a new hope, Elgaland-Vargaland, Kuveria, Dorgus, Ara Antrizuls, North Altatude, The Black Cathedral, Antityranicals, and GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO.

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