by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,471stMost Pacifist: 5,964thSafest: 8,186th
The Epimethean League of
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New Latin Locality

Population1.186 billion


CurrencyNovel Bird Drawing
AnimalForestian Magpie

The Epimethean League of New Latin Locality is a massive, cultured nation, renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, state-planned economy, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 1.186 billion New Latinians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bahre. The average income tax rate is 90.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but underdeveloped New Latinian economy, worth 45.0 trillion Novel Bird Drawings a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is 37,952 Novel Bird Drawings, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions, sleeping on the job is recommended, the country's population is reported with a margin of error of several billions, and Leader has been known to make speeches in fishing waders. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Latin Locality's national animal is the Forestian Magpie, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

New Latin Locality is ranked 207,210th in the world and 334th in Forest for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -13.75 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,471stMost Pacifist: 5,964thSafest: 8,186thBest Weather: 8,354thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,493rdNicest Citizens: 9,153rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,289thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,049thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,527thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,924thMost Income Equality: 13,873rdMost Inclusive: 13,912thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16,184thMost Advanced Public Transport: 16,343rdHighest Food Quality: 16,762ndMost Secular: 18,070thMost Influential: 18,157thHealthiest Citizens: 18,214thLowest Crime Rates: 18,605thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 18,662ndMost Cultured: 20,616thLeast Corrupt Governments: 20,780thMost Advanced Public Education: 21,348thLongest Average Lifespans: 21,452nd

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