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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 277th Highest Poor Incomes: 361st Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 553rd
The Republic of
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Salus Populi Est Suprema Lex
Influence
Eminence Grise
Vice-Founder
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Porcu

Population26.829 billion

CapitalAriminae
LeaderServius Aemilius Cesca

CurrencyDenarius
AnimalGolden Eagle

The Republic of Porcu is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Servius Aemilius Cesca with an even hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, avant-garde cinema, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 26.829 billion Porcuians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, socially-minded government is primarily concerned with Education, with Healthcare, Environment, and Public Transport also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Social Policy aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ariminae. The average income tax rate is 91.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Porcuian economy, worth a remarkable 6,804 trillion Denarii a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an amazing 253,610 Denarii, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Late night talk show hosts are having a field day over Servius Aemilius Cesca's questionably sane new coalition partners, workers have seized control of the economy, Porcu's soft-touch approach to diplomacy has made it known as the 'push-over' of the region, and torture is illegal. Crime is totally unknown. Porcu's national animal is the Golden Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Porcu is ranked 164,011th in the world and 31st in NationStates World Regions for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 1.11 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 277thHighest Poor Incomes: 361stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 553rdHighest Economic Output: 595thMost Cultured: 600thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 669thSmartest Citizens: 692ndSafest: 701stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 706thMost Advanced Public Education: 792ndHealthiest Citizens: 811thLeast Corrupt Governments: 867thMost Developed: 1,015thMost Efficient Economies: 1,085thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,536thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,626thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,642ndLargest Populations: 1,689thTop
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Most Secular: 1,996thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,187thHighest Average Incomes: 2,309thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,678thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 2,691stMost Beautiful Environments: 3,130thLargest Governments: 3,175thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,270thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,282ndMost Rebellious Youth: 4,719thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,762ndMost Income Equality: 6,200thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,366thHighest Drug Use: 6,976thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,280thTop
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Nudest: 13,356thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13,866thMost Inclusive: 13,963rdMost Stationary: 15,304thLowest Crime Rates: 16,920th
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Most Cultured: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionNudest: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionSafest: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 3rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, torture is illegal.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, Porcu's soft-touch approach to diplomacy has made it known as the 'push-over' of the region.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, workers have seized control of the economy.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, late night talk show hosts are having a field day over Servius Aemilius Cesca's questionably sane new coalition partners.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, birth rates have hit an all-time low.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, voting is voluntary.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, students everywhere have been despairing after the recent ban on video games.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, maximum security fish farms leave caged salmon pining for the fjords.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, droves of former desperados are applying to join the border police.
  • : Following new legislation in Porcu, election results are often delayed for weeks to count the expat votes.

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