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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 104thLargest Retail Industry: 714thMost Valuable International Artwork: 775th
The Artificial Light of
Democratic Socialists
The newer a culture is, the more it fears nightfall
Eminence Grise
WA Delegate / Arboreal Delegate
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Population4.169 billion


The Artificial Light of Mechanocracy is a massive, efficient nation, renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, fear of technology, and state-planned economy. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 4.169 billion Robots are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, with Administration, Industry, and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Education are ignored. The average income tax rate is 93.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Mechanocracyian economy, worth 969 trillion Credits 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched black market in Retail, Soda Sales, Pizza Delivery, and Information Technology. 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 amazing 232,599 Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Every workday begins with group therapy, hypochondriacs demand treatment for genetic disorders they don't have, discarded pennies litter the streets, and the comic book series 'Leader and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive. Mechanocracy's national animal is the Adbot, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Mechanocracy is ranked 289,536th in the world and 829th in Concord for Best Weather, with -218 meters of sunlight.

Largest Soda Pop Sector: 104thLargest Retail Industry: 714thMost Valuable International Artwork: 775thHighest Crime Rates: 789thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 940thMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,018thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,278thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,350thMost Influential: 1,520thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,536thMost Primitive: 1,560thFattest Citizens: 1,561stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,623rdMost Avoided: 1,788thMost Subsidized Industry: 2,113thRudest Citizens: 2,909thTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 2,964thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,771stLargest Black Market: 4,200thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,416thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,002ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 6,189thHighest Average Incomes: 6,736thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,437thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,581stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,697thMost Efficient Economies: 7,750thMost Armed: 8,222ndMost Corrupt Governments: 8,226thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8,716thMost Inclusive: 10,596thLargest Governments: 12,828thMost Cultured: 13,008thTop
Most Patriotic: 16,395thMost Secular: 20,525thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23,277th
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Primitive: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 4th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionMost Armed: 6th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 6th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8th in the regionTop
Largest Cheese Export Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Governments: 10th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 11th in the regionMost Cultured: 12th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 13th in the regionMost Patriotic: 17th in the regionMost Inclusive: 19th in the regionLargest Populations: 20th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23rd in the regionTop
Most Secular: 43rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 53rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 157 » Yetaltiania-Jenabran, Senfinatio, Council of Feathers, Southwestern Federal Republic, Imperial Shaustria, Memorium Land, Croscitol, Ashdash, Haira, The republic of ajfjb, Greater Dormansland, Eggslvannia, Araucarlia, Leispa, Nerdherdia, Saexenia, Targonn, Ioniae, Veliciana, Holy Deseret, Mowly, Orion Aria, Birdseye, Ethrigzon, Nigele, Great burger land, United Mafia, Aikea, Majocco, Osdonia, Cetaros, Galisoraff, Principate of Zion, Eastern Blud Norithovan, Calanthe, Goltho, Republic of Perlas Oriente, The 50 Islands, Blackbuck, New Prumerica, Platypustopia, Olypmus, Kernev, Stuff The Ban On Live Trade Export, Concord Empire, Kombdillistan, Entenabia, Baltanla, Northern Cyrus, Stones, and 107 others.Novi Slavia, Akvarelusus the Great, Sicilian Isles, Ilha Nova do Sul, New Argontinica, South Cheap, Protogen Pals, Strechia, Datrie, ScrambiddlyBongdoogle, Bajanil, Drakstor, Bavarial, Hurdling Sandler, Corby, Abyssaly, North-Britain, Colgland, Kiborg, Vondasia, Angvar, Mushroom Kimgdom, Belkanistan, Leimur, Junara, Saint Nerevar, Ameroind, Hullland, Goikian Republic, West Aclar, Tigris Empire, Novi Jugoslavija, Terranihil, Tanzaka, Federal republic Novo indo-rossya, Grezna, NewPakistan, North Bageistania, Abersiania, The New Virgin Islands, Vanoia, Kol Vatum, Nichianiry, Eelysia, Deedaland, Accantadia, Fronzedeinstein, Sundeagukbabdundunhai, Dubalia, Fort Handel, Vanostav, Union of Texas federal republic, Gilmic, The United States of Capitalism, Wolvesosaurus, Aleth, Yellow Sun, Sparitonia, Chelonya, Rakhman, Inds Fandamotophoide, Velichiye, Halace, Opressed Labor, Karoghustan, Wesmotibur, Greater Hah Slaptings, Harapania, Imperia Republic, Nordheiterstadt, St Laurent, KindGood, Lylands, West Vin Dapongdommul, Balisongan, Emeraldberg, Varradiz, Timeonto, Great Moolahnd, Forstuline, Chaidom Caledonia, Oropesa, Elsedian, Shahasaana, South Senchy Meethion, Swalmart, Sherizia, Ashvo, Angrif, Lamberbia, Vicernas Demace, New Uchoria, East Caemar, New Ajakanistan, Ahkasia, Harborland, Atredia, Amati lerk, Mons Turras, Kyiz, Papilio, Svedonia, Gerdun, Gagium Mars, Adentia, Hystnophia, and New Tranzent.
WA update pending: Nation has 160 verified endorsements.