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Most Influential: 256thMost Beautiful Environments: 309thBest Weather: 323rd
The Inexorable Weathering of
Civil Rights Lovefest
...to the ruin of all. Yet hope remains.
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WA Delegate / Foreign Affairs Branch
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Civil Rights
Frightening
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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Ruinenlust

Population9.938 billion

CapitalDendropolis

CurrencyRune
AnimalFlying Squirrel

The Inexorable Weathering of Ruinenlust is a colossal, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 9.938 billion Skeptics hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dendropolis. The average income tax rate is 43.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ruinenlustian economy, worth a remarkable 1,938 trillion Runes a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 195,037 Runes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Mothers are routinely abandoning their children in the name of women's rights, prison visits increase substantially during election years, there has been a rapid increase of noise complaints over the sound of buzzing bees, and the police are destroying all photographic evidence of their own existence. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Ruinenlust's national animal is the Flying Squirrel, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Ruinenlust is ranked 12,578th in the world and 106th in Forest for Most Valuable International Artwork, with 23.73 Bank.

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Most Influential: 256thMost Beautiful Environments: 309thBest Weather: 323rdMost Inclusive: 427thRudest Citizens: 482ndMost Rebellious Youth: 577thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 602ndLargest Publishing Industry: 684thMost Compassionate Citizens: 718thNicest Citizens: 724thMost Cultured: 1,044thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,268thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,457thMost Pacifist: 1,738thSmartest Citizens: 2,046thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,205thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,316thTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 2,423rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,689thMost Developed: 3,074thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,814thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,084thHealthiest Citizens: 6,115thHighest Average Incomes: 7,108thLargest Retail Industry: 8,039thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,134thHighest Economic Output: 8,454thMost Secular: 9,679thMost Stationary: 9,755thNudest: 9,812thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 12,578thMost Armed: 13,426thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 14,640thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,777thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 14,851stMost Politically Free: 16,026thHighest Drug Use: 21,653rdLargest Governments: 22,839th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Inclusive: 7th in the regionMost Politically Free: 8th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 11th in the regionBest Weather: 12th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 12th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 13th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14th in the regionMost Stationary: 15th in the regionNicest Citizens: 16th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 16th in the regionMost Cultured: 17th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 22nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 22nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 22nd in the regionTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 25th in the regionNudest: 26th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 26th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 34th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 36th in the regionMost Pacifist: 39th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 41st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 42nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 42nd in the regionMost Developed: 44th in the regionMost Extreme: 46th in the region

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