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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 48th Most Influential: 135th Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,342nd
The Plundering Privateers of
Father Knows Best State
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Economy
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Political Freedom
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The Plundering Privateers of Sankami is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by High Sovereign Shintai with an iron fist, and remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, pith helmet sales, and enslaved workforce. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 3.35 billion Sankamians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Taiyo Shinkai. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 70.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Sankamian economy, worth 678 trillion tokins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an amazing 202,542 tokins, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 614,052 per year while the poor average 51,951, a ratio of 11.8 to 1.

The government is rumored to hire body doubles whose full-time jobs are to cry at public events, the country has been 'going shopping' by annexing nearby nations for their resources, citizens must have a license to operate a computer, and racial and religious segregation has become rife as the various groups are loath to mingle. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sankami's national animal is the Tribune Tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Deirtri.

Sankami is ranked 16,868th in the world and 603rd in The North Pacific for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector, scoring 10,427.07 on the Charon Conveyancy Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 48thMost Influential: 135thTop
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,342ndLargest Black Market: 2,579thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3,537thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,123rdHighest Average Incomes: 4,542ndMost Corrupt Governments: 4,783rdMost Efficient Economies: 5,172ndMost Cultured: 5,734thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,138thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,396thMost Developed: 7,461stMost Beautiful Environments: 7,598thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 7,875thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,147thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,380thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 8,912thMost Devout: 9,106thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,327thLargest Governments: 9,982ndLongest Average Lifespans: 10,026thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 10,758thMost Inclusive: 11,382ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11,454thMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,003rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12,184thLargest Publishing Industry: 12,489thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,845thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,820thLowest Crime Rates: 14,687thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,738thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 14,836th
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Most Influential: 34th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 46th in the regionLargest Black Market: 57th in the regionTop
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 97th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 134th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 140th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 149th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 160th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 176th in the regionMost Cultured: 254th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 260th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 314th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 355th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 358th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 363rd in the regionMost Devout: 371st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 372nd in the regionMost Developed: 379th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 391st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 405th in the regionLargest Governments: 409th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 422nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 428th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 437th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 469th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 510th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 516th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 528th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 564th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 579th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 603rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 610th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 635th in the regionMost Inclusive: 671st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 683rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 748th in the region

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