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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,280thMost Influential: 2,347thMost Pacifist: 7,222nd
The Colony of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Send Sand
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Very Good

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New Sandsnionion

Population3.667 billion

CapitalSand City

Currencysand
Animalsandman

The Colony of New Sandsnionion is a massive, cultured nation, remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate population of 3.667 billion New Sandsnionionians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sand City. The average income tax rate is 72.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The New Sandsnionionian economy, worth 240 trillion sands a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 65,702 sands, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments, businesses that prove successful are immediately broken up, military strategists are questioning the wisdom of subsidizing the economies of sworn enemies, and the carbon tax fund gladly supplies warm blankets when the poor can't pay their heating bills. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Sandsnionion's national animal is the sandman, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

New Sandsnionion is ranked 277,578th in the world and 4,796th in The East Pacific for Most Avoided, scoring 0.89 on the Kardashian Reflex Score.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,280thMost Influential: 2,347thTop
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Most Pacifist: 7,222ndSafest: 8,057thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,685thNicest Citizens: 8,828thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,098thBest Weather: 10,016thLargest Welfare Programs: 12,300thMost Cheerful Citizens: 13,717thMost Inclusive: 14,407thMost Beautiful Environments: 14,407thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 15,686thMost Income Equality: 16,394thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,015thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 19,323rdLongest Average Lifespans: 20,365thHighest Food Quality: 20,476thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 20,652ndHealthiest Citizens: 24,400thMost Secular: 28,951st
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Most Influential: 97th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 102nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 207th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 228th in the regionSafest: 235th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 239th in the regionNicest Citizens: 240th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 270th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 283rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 314th in the regionMost Income Equality: 340th in the regionMost Inclusive: 379th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 381st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 410th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 429th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 435th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 531st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 534th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 123 » New Leganes, Stellar Colonies, Danelaw Scandinavia, Order of the Saint Dumas, Kaigi, Adavan, From New World, Elejamie, Aivintis, Seri Tai Republic, BearStackof2015, Amabilis, Adolanta, Thurland, Republic of Berzerkistan, Roliganistan, Agave, Ridann, Caymarnia, Bai Lung, Aeljae, Pakitsk, Modra, Cymru Broadcasters, Harro Waarudho, CheeseBurrito, Capave, Buushi, Kalaratri, Enlil, A mean old man, Centrical Union, Cacnesia, Zang0, Anfair, Davinhia, Solarhis, Kucia, The Almighty Country, Blobbo, Clarence-Voslage, Sergioica, Lanagon, Iodinia, Kriov, Under Upper Antartica, Abtracnt, Dorles, Drunken Seal Islands, Azgatan, and 73 others.Enou, Developing World, A Slanted Black Stripe, Vallangast, Pekweng, Kelssek, Daravon, Nuovo Regno Italico, Murinian Union, Constervatania, Hizuru, Sansangra, Talitoa, East Malaysia, Duracell, The Marlands, Santa Dystopia, Axdel, United Citizens, Kangarawa, Fellon, Rainbow Vests, Novosejia, Sea Lions, Northen Luxembourg, Xhya-zsathis 03b, Dragons Blood, Romanoddle Republic, Neratica, Wiranath, OhCraplakistan, Azosd, Marrabuk, Lunma Un, Akimera, Myehn, Pondingonia, Murshan, Estande, Asendavia, La Xinga, Roissyland, Tassirion, Dwightica, Troc, Cappedore, Evrigenis, Wakeopolis, Khusja, Varhemia, Empire of Dabiristan, Amjedia, Anarchic Gang, Coruh, Connerii, Merlovich, Cyberstrom, Sandboxford, Washingtonian Order, Zukchiva, Hunterdon, Alleramica, Dremaur, Triumphiam, Evdon, Hieggary, Great Aztlatan CommonWealth, Katalantana, Liberatarianism, Atrocha, Vaskeden, Osipia, and Kadekoland.

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