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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 6,523rdSafest: 13,088thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,288th
The Armed Republic of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Soar to prosperity
Civil Rights
Very Strong
Political Freedom

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Population889 million

CapitalPatecian City
LeaderThe Chief of State

AnimalGolden eagle

The Armed Republic of Patec is a huge, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Chief of State with an even hand, and notable for its irreverence towards religion, absence of drug laws, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 889 million Patecians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Patecian City. The average income tax rate is 71.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Patecian economy, worth 48.2 trillion Takkens a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Book Publishing, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 54,236 Takkens, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall, abortions are routinely performed in the nation's hospitals, the government has instituted 'traveller reservations' across the country, and garden flower shows rarely smell of roses. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Patec's national animal is the Golden eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Patec is ranked 88,500th in the world and 24th in Ridgefield for Least Corrupt Governments, with 93.49 percentage of bribes refused.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 6,523rdTop
Safest: 13,088thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,288thMost Pacifist: 15,965thMost Influential: 16,889thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,516thMost Valuable International Artwork: 20,902ndMost Inclusive: 23,636th
Largest Welfare Programs: 4th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 6th in the regionMost Pacifist: 6th in the region

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