by Max Barry

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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 7,399th Most Conservative: 18,053rd
The Disputed Territories of
Right-wing Utopia
Things fall apart
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Political Freedom

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Population2.1 billion


The Disputed Territories of Paahoenenoet is a massive, efficient nation, notable for its absence of drug laws, suspicion of poets, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 2.1 billion Paahoenenoetians are free to succeed or fail in life on their own merits; the successful tend to enjoy an opulent (but moralistic) lifestyle, while the failures can be seen crowding out most jails.

The large, moralistic, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Healthcare, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 36.5%.

The thriving Paahoenenoetian economy, worth 73.3 trillion Deneroes a year, is quite specialized and led by the Soda Sales industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Pizza Delivery, and Retail. Average income is 34,902 Deneroes, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 112,801 per year while the poor average 8,161, a ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Leader has just been declared ruler of Paahoenenoet in an international press conference. Crime is moderate, possibly because it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many regulations. Paahoenenoet's national animal is the Scorpion.

Paahoenenoet is ranked 101,998th in the world and 63rd in Goodbye for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 1,038.55 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

Largest Soda Pop Sector: 7,399thTop
Most Conservative: 18,053rd
Most Developed: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 3rd in the regionMost Conservative: 3rd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 3rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 6th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 7th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8th in the regionMost Avoided: 8th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 9th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionMost Secular: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 13th in the region

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