by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 10,018thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,567thLargest Insurance Industry: 17,365th
The New Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Push Limits.
President Linos Delod
Civil Rights
Below Average
Political Freedom

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Population994 million

LeaderPresident Linos Delod


The New Republic of Michaliav is a huge, efficient nation, ruled by President Linos Delod with an even hand, and notable for its zero percent divorce rate, ritual sacrifices, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, hard-working population of 994 million Michaliavians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Backadosiá. The average income tax rate is 36.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Michaliavian economy, worth 92.3 trillion Michalnems a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Woodchip Exports, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is 92,871 Michalnems, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

Vaccinations are mandatory, pareidolic SETI scientists swear there's a message from aliens hidden within pi, President Linos Delod has just been declared ruler of Michaliav in an international press conference, and government ministers are regularly seen in the streets confessing their sins and hammering missiles into plow-shares. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Michaliav's national animal is the Cow, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Michaliav is ranked 114,542nd in the world and 15th in Greater Cyngland for Highest Economic Output, with 92.3 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 10,018thTop
Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,567thLargest Insurance Industry: 17,365thLargest Agricultural Sector: 17,718thMost Influential: 21,765th
Most Average: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 4th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionTop
Most Developed: 6th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Influential: 6th in the regionNicest Citizens: 7th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 8th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 8th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 9th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 7 » Estals, Grand Empire of Prussia, Abbeyverne, Cyng, Southern Prescott, Kingdom Of Deutchland, and Eesil.

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