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Most Advanced Public Transport: 96th Safest: 110th Healthiest Citizens: 116th
The Valkyrian Republic of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Peace, Freedom, and Democracy
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
World Benchmark

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Population14.49 billion

LeaderChancellor Margaret Harrison

CurrencyPacific credit
Animalspinner dolphin

The Valkyrian Republic of Qvait is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Chancellor Margaret Harrison with a fair hand, and renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 14.49 billion Valkyrians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Stockholm. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Valkyrian economy, worth a remarkable 4,167 trillion Pacific credits a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 287,598 Pacific credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Major cities shut down as their local sports team takes to the field every day, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners, lending money has become a major liability, and political scientists despair as the national mascot election eclipses all others in voter enthusiasm. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Qvait's national animal is the spinner dolphin, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Qvait is ranked 163,981st in the world and 6,774th in the South Pacific for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens, with 8.65 Whatever.

Most Advanced Public Transport: 96thSafest: 110thHealthiest Citizens: 116thMost Developed: 119thLowest Crime Rates: 137thHighest Average Tax Rates: 155thLongest Average Lifespans: 159thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 161stMost Pacifist: 176thLargest Governments: 195thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 201stBest Weather: 211thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 249thLargest Welfare Programs: 258thMost Compassionate Citizens: 265thMost Advanced Public Education: 265thMost Beautiful Environments: 289thMost Inclusive: 358thNicest Citizens: 360thHighest Poor Incomes: 373rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 406thMost Subsidized Industry: 415thSmartest Citizens: 497thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 509thMost Efficient Economies: 813thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,047thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,331stMost Influential: 1,526thTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 1,684thHighest Average Incomes: 1,716thMost Cultured: 1,735thHighest Economic Output: 1,751stMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,969thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,773rdMost Stationary: 5,623rdLargest Publishing Industry: 8,001stTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 8,670thLargest Populations: 8,963rdMost Politically Free: 9,870thMost Income Equality: 12,296thNudest: 13,582nd
Safest: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 4th in the regionMost Developed: 6th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 6th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 7th in the regionMost Pacifist: 7th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 7th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9th in the regionBest Weather: 9th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 12th in the regionNicest Citizens: 13th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 14th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 14th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 15th in the regionMost Inclusive: 15th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 17th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 25th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 37th in the regionMost Cultured: 49th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 50th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 58th in the regionMost Influential: 67th in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 82nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 92nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 100th in the regionMost Stationary: 116th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 132nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 137th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 236th in the regionMost Politically Free: 255th in the regionNudest: 307th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 486th in the regionMost Income Equality: 561st in the region

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