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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,413thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,153rdLowest Crime Rates: 3,347th
The Peoples Republic of
Corrupt Dictatorship
Under God
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population12.304 billion

CapitalSanabel City
LeaderDonald JohnsoN


The Peoples Republic of Sanabel is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Donald JohnsoN with an iron fist, and renowned for its national health service, ubiquitous missile silos, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 12.304 billion Sanabelese are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The enormous, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sanabel City. The average income tax rate is 95.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Sanabelese economy, worth a remarkable 1,618 trillion Habaneroes a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 131,572 Habaneroes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Getting a haircut is a punishable offence, hordes of gardening enthusiasts are being banished from cities nationwide, country folk are sent to obligatory boarding schools to learn how to be civilized, and bicycle parking sheds have sprouted like mushrooms near rail stations after cars were banned. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sanabel's national animal is the Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Sanabel is ranked 198,403rd in the world and 1st in Confederacy of the North for Least Corrupt Governments, with 58.79 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,413thTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,153rdLowest Crime Rates: 3,347thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,376thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,113thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,222ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,350thSafest: 5,525thLargest Governments: 6,172ndMost Secular: 7,714thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,752ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,831stMost Beautiful Environments: 8,018thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,246thHighest Economic Output: 9,603rdTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 10,446thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,598thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,328thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,114thBest Weather: 15,002ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,314thSmartest Citizens: 15,651stMost Stationary: 16,635thMost Influential: 16,941stMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,270thHealthiest Citizens: 17,310thHighest Average Incomes: 18,274thMost Authoritarian: 19,753rdLargest Populations: 19,773rdMost Developed: 20,150th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • : Sanabel created a custom banner.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.
  • : Sanabel altered its national flag.


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