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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 10th Most Primitive: 15th Most Advanced Defense Forces: 18th
The United Tribes of
Authoritarian Democracy
The Industrial Revolution and its Consequences...
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Merconitonitopia

Population10.444 billion

CapitalDrekk Kause Pyo
Leaderthe High Elder
Faiththe Way of the Light

Currencydenar
Animalbarnacle

The United Tribes of Merconitonitopia is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by the High Elder with an even hand, and remarkable for its zero percent divorce rate, ritual sacrifices, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, humorless, devout population of 10.444 billion Merconites are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, socially-minded morass — prioritizes Defense, with Environment, Spirituality, and Industry also on the agenda. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Drekk Kause Pyo. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Merconite economy, worth a remarkable 3,502 trillion denars a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing and Tourism. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an amazing 335,401 denars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Theatre may or may not be changing for the better but it is being changed for good, foreign casinos have trouble paying fans who bet on the Drekk Kause Pyo Barnacles' triumph against long odds, warning signs caution Merconites where they may fall off 'the edge of the world', and the state believes that children are what you make of them. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Merconitonitopia's national animal is the barnacle, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is the Way of the Light.

Merconitonitopia is ranked 187,045th in the world and 10,247th in The North Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring -28.08 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 10thMost Primitive: 15thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 18thMost Devout: 23rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 24thMost Ignorant Citizens: 28thMost Subsidized Industry: 62ndBest Weather: 77thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 106thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 136thLargest Black Market: 144thMost Beautiful Environments: 171stMost Influential: 178thMost Corrupt Governments: 208thHighest Poor Incomes: 227thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 311thHighest Average Tax Rates: 418thLargest Welfare Programs: 455thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 458thLargest Governments: 586thLongest Average Lifespans: 596thMost Advanced Public Transport: 660thHighest Average Incomes: 945thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,717thTop
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Highest Economic Output: 2,207thNudest: 2,671stMost Efficient Economies: 3,283rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,647thRudest Citizens: 5,487thMost Cultured: 5,662ndLowest Crime Rates: 6,787thHealthiest Citizens: 6,800thTop
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Most Stationary: 10,470thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11,834thLargest Populations: 15,929th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 11th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 15th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 25th in the regionLargest Governments: 25th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 28th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 34th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 35th in the regionMost Influential: 53rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 57th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 59th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 83rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 86th in the regionNudest: 96th in the regionTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 109th in the regionMost Stationary: 249th in the regionLargest Populations: 253rd in the regionMost Cultured: 265th in the regionRudest Citizens: 287th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 298th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 377th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 478th in the region

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