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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 834th Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,439th Safest: 1,611th
The Progressive Republic of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Move swiftly towards the future, but remember your past
Influence
Squire
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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Megacars

Population16.953 billion

CapitalVauxholm
LeaderMiles Earnhardt III
FaithPeugatti

CurrencyNostro
AnimalStangnir

The Progressive Republic of Megacars is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Miles Earnhardt III with a fair hand, and remarkable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, pith helmet sales, and national health service. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 16.953 billion Carisians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vauxholm. The average income tax rate is 96.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Carisian economy, worth a remarkable 2,536 trillion Nostroes a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 149,616 Nostroes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The state considers itself the 'third parent' of every child in the nation, voting for pro-Bigtopian candidates is voluntary, court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point, and dog owners proudly declare that their pups can predict when the mailman will arrive. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Megacars's national animal is the Stangnir, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Peugatti.

Megacars is ranked 153,360th in the world and 313th in Wintreath for Most Pro-Market, scoring -75.56 on the Rand Index.

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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 834thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,439thSafest: 1,611thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 1,814thMost Efficient Economies: 1,899thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,262ndHealthiest Citizens: 2,718thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,795thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,126thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,431stBest Weather: 3,496thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,713thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,116thLargest Governments: 4,161stHighest Economic Output: 4,232ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,674thMost Politically Free: 5,343rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,521stLargest Welfare Programs: 6,317thLowest Crime Rates: 6,357thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,409thMost Developed: 6,417thMost Cultured: 6,742ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6,766thLargest Populations: 7,143rdHighest Poor Incomes: 7,192ndMost Advanced Public Education: 7,782ndMost Pacifist: 7,812thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,193rdMost Inclusive: 8,623rdTop
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Smartest Citizens: 11,673rdNudest: 12,627thHighest Average Incomes: 12,892ndMost Stationary: 14,039thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15,099thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,382nd
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Most Politically Free: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionTop
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Safest: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 4th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6th in the regionBest Weather: 7th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 8th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 10th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10th in the regionLargest Governments: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 11th in the regionNudest: 15th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16th in the regionMost Developed: 16th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 16th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 16th in the regionTop
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Most Cultured: 20th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 20th in the regionMost Stationary: 22nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 23rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 25th in the regionMost Pacifist: 28th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 29th in the regionMost Inclusive: 30th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 33rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 34th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 35th in the regionMost Devout: 36th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, dog owners proudly declare that their pups can predict when the mailman will arrive.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, voting for pro-Bigtopian candidates is voluntary.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, the state considers itself the 'third parent' of every child in the nation.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, therapists can always squeeze in another house-call.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, it is well recognised that you can't sustain communism without a bit of spirit.
  • : Megacars was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Inclusive and Least Corrupt Governments.
  • : Following new legislation in Megacars, dinner parties often end in politically charged fist fights.
  • : Megacars lodged a message on the Wintreath Regional Message Board.

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