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Most Income Equality: 6,015th Least Corrupt Governments: 12,093rd Most Politically Free: 14,449th
The Sea Shrine of
Left-wing Utopia
Attempts to enslave may result in severe burns
Influence
Negotiator
Here Be Dragons
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Basket Case
Political Freedom
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Serpents

Population7.242 billion

CurrencyPearl of Wisdom
AnimalDragon

The Sea Shrine of Serpents is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, remarkable for its absence of drug laws, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The democratic population of 7.242 billion Dragons are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 71.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but stagnant Dragon economy, worth 114 trillion Pearls of Wisdom 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 Cheese Exports industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Automobile Manufacturing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is 15,813 Pearls of Wisdom, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Serpents's national animal is the Dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Serpents is ranked 39,926th in the world and 3rd in Taiwan for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with zero Valid Endorsements.

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Most Income Equality: 6,015thTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 12,093rdMost Politically Free: 14,449th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan fell from "Contender" to "Negotiator".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan rose from "Negotiator" to "Contender".
  • : Serpents changed its national nation type to "Sea Shrine".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan rose from "Ambassador" to "Auxiliary".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan rose from "Diplomat" to "Ambassador".
  • : Serpents lodged a message on the Taiwan Regional Message Board.
  • : Serpents changed its national nation type to "Shrine".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan fell from "Ambassador" to "Diplomat".
  • : Serpents's influence in Taiwan rose from "Diplomat" to "Ambassador".

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