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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 356thMost Politically Free: 555thMost Pro-Market: 580th
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Shadow and Rain

Population20.391 billion

Faitha major religion


The Storm and Rage of Shadow and Rain is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its absence of drug laws and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-working, democratic population of 20.391 billion Shadow and Rainians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The tiny, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government prioritizes Industry, although Environment, Welfare, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shadowtown. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 7.1%.

The very strong Shadow and Rainian economy, worth 978 trillion Storms a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is quite specialized and led by the Gambling industry, with major contributions from Basket Weaving, Trout Farming, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is 47,962 Storms, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 326,089 per year while the poor average 2,577, a ratio of 126 to 1.

Abortions are routinely performed in Shadow and Rain's hospitals, Shadow and Rain has designated Shadowtown as its capital city, tourists from around the world come to visit the country's famous rainforests, and a major religion has been named as Shadow and Rain's national religion. Crime is a serious problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Shadow and Rain's national animal is the eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is a major religion.

Shadow and Rain is ranked 289,046th in the world and 11,962nd in Osiris for Most Advanced Defense Forces, scoring 245.59 on the Total War Preparedness Rating.

Most Extensive Civil Rights: 356thMost Politically Free: 555thMost Pro-Market: 580thMost Extreme: 650thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 2,655thHighest Drug Use: 2,871stTop
Nudest: 10,927thLargest Populations: 11,512thRudest Citizens: 11,782ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 12,148thTop
Largest Gambling Industry: 16,328thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 20,309thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 22,230thMost Primitive: 23,589thHighest Economic Output: 23,969thMost Armed: 25,236thHighest Crime Rates: 25,952ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 26,496th
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 1st in the regionMost Politically Free: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionMost Extreme: 7th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 90th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 110th in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 278th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 400th in the regionRudest Citizens: 527th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 537th in the regionNudest: 607th in the regionTop
Largest Gambling Industry: 649th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 668th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 886th in the regionFattest Citizens: 907th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 915th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 972nd in the regionMost Avoided: 981st in the regionMost Primitive: 1,056th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1,086th in the regionMost Armed: 1,243rd in the region

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