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Most Influential: 5,003rdBest Weather: 6,197thMost Pacifist: 6,466th
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Paplia

Population2.232 billion

CapitalDextros
LeaderMoon Prince

CurrencyPap
AnimalPheonix

The Kingdom of Paplia is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Moon Prince with a fair hand, and notable for its ban on automobiles, keen interest in outer space, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.232 billion Paplians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dextros. The average income tax rate is 82.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Paplian economy, worth 116 trillion Paps a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Furniture Restoration. Average income is 52,139 Paps, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The silencing of dissent speaks volumes about the quality of Paplian democracy, on-duty Air Paplia flight attendants are usually seen napping in first class, election results are often delayed for weeks to count the expat votes, and frat-house partying has become the national pastime. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Paplia's national animal is the Pheonix, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Paplia is ranked 179,523rd in the world and 327th in Forest for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -5.66 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Most Influential: 5,003rdBest Weather: 6,197thMost Pacifist: 6,466thMost Income Equality: 6,756thSafest: 7,574thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,876thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,857thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,914thMost Cheerful Citizens: 10,017thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10,194thTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 10,789thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10,928thLargest Welfare Programs: 11,414thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,309thNicest Citizens: 12,624thHealthiest Citizens: 13,226thMost Compassionate Citizens: 13,592ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,944thLongest Average Lifespans: 16,556thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,519thMost Inclusive: 19,284th
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Most Income Equality: 22nd in the regionTop
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Most Extreme: 39th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Paplia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : Paplia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • : Paplia was endorsed by The Sexy Musk of Dwardossa.
  • : Paplia was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Workforce Participation Rate and Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : Paplia was endorsed by The Commonwealth of Effazio.
  • : Paplia was endorsed by The Sarcasm Tag of Canaltia.
  • : Following new legislation in Paplia, frat-house partying has become the national pastime.
  • : Paplia was endorsed by The Federation of Hyon Delta.
  • : Following new legislation in Paplia, election results are often delayed for weeks to count the expat votes.
  • : Following new legislation in Paplia, on-duty Air Paplia flight attendants are usually seen napping in first class.

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