by Max Barry

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Most Influential: 3,487thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,907thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,125th
The Pessimism of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Our lives are a perfect graveyard of buried dreams
Equitable jury commutative
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
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Provence Town

Population1.879 billion

CapitalThou may fall
LeaderEquitable jury commutative
FaithError 404 religion not found

CurrencyUs Dollar
AnimalBlack capped chickadee

The Pessimism of Provence Town is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Equitable jury commutative with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, anti-smoking policies, and infamous sell-swords. The compassionate population of 1.879 billion Provence town tax payers have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Thou may fall. The average income tax rate is 80.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The thriving Provence Town tax payer economy, worth 133 trillion Us Dollars a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 70,952 Us Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Black market eau de toilette is made in bathroom labs across the nation, a favorite "life hack" for gap year backpackers is to pretend to be homeless for government handouts, planespotters are emigrating in droves, and it takes months to get the proper permits for a child's first tricycle. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Provence Town's national animal is the Black capped chickadee, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Error 404 religion not found.

Provence Town is ranked 248,607th in the world and 284th in The Free Nations Region for Highest Crime Rates, with 1.93 crimes per hour.

Most Influential: 3,487thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,907thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,125thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,083rdNicest Citizens: 6,332ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,417thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,170thMost Pacifist: 7,536thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,428thLongest Average Lifespans: 10,686thBest Weather: 10,988thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,254thMost Secular: 11,266thMost Inclusive: 11,493rdHealthiest Citizens: 11,673rdHighest Food Quality: 12,926thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,128thLeast Corrupt Governments: 13,420thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 15,069thHighest Average Tax Rates: 15,521stMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,861stMost Beautiful Environments: 17,452ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,610thMost Cultured: 20,460thLowest Crime Rates: 21,308thSafest: 21,934thSmartest Citizens: 26,135thLargest Agricultural Sector: 26,382nd
Largest Welfare Programs: 16th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 20th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 21st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 26th in the regionMost Secular: 30th in the regionNicest Citizens: 33rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 34th in the regionMost Pacifist: 35th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 36th in the region

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