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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 12th Most Influential: 60th Least Corrupt Governments: 1,202nd
The Republic of
Civil Rights Lovefest
Semper Fidelis
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Apprentice
Civil Rights
Frightening
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The Republic of Shadowrik is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Prime Lord Shadow with a fair hand, and notable for its national health service, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 6.42 billion Shadowans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Education, with Industry, Welfare, and Defense also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Law & Order are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shadowrik City. The average income tax rate is 58.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Shadowan economy, worth a remarkable 1,107 trillion Rikaroes a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 172,538 Rikaroes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.4 times as much as the poorest.

The police force is on a recruitment drive, 'The Anti-Government Hour' is a popular programme on many of Shadowrik's radio stations, the government has cut taxes in the face of widespread tax evasion, and scientists recently cloned the long-extinct feather-bellied Mahi Mahi. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Shadowrik's national animal is the Mahi Mahi, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is blah.

Shadowrik is ranked 53,688th in the world and 2,713th in The North Pacific for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring 9,273.88 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 12thMost Influential: 60thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,202ndMost Rebellious Youth: 1,206thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,476thTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 1,833rdMost Inclusive: 2,106thRudest Citizens: 2,395thMost Armed: 2,602ndMost Extensive Civil Rights: 2,847thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,172ndSmartest Citizens: 3,361stMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,607thMost Efficient Economies: 4,329thMost Cultured: 4,377thMost Politically Free: 5,726thMost Developed: 5,828thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,902ndNudest: 6,587thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,737thHighest Drug Use: 7,413thHighest Average Incomes: 7,457thTop
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Most Secular: 8,334thMost Stationary: 8,404thHighest Economic Output: 9,284thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,864thLargest Black Market: 11,386thLargest Retail Industry: 11,425thLargest Gambling Industry: 12,225thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,357thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,899thLargest Governments: 12,991stLongest Average Lifespans: 13,762ndHighest Poor Incomes: 14,105thMost Subsidized Industry: 14,811thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 15,152ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 15,403rd
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Most Influential: 12th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 46th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 55th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 55th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 56th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 68th in the regionTop
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Most Armed: 90th in the regionRudest Citizens: 112th in the regionMost Inclusive: 117th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 119th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 142nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 151st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 165th in the regionMost Politically Free: 172nd in the regionMost Cultured: 197th in the regionNudest: 198th in the regionMost Stationary: 198th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 224th in the regionLargest Black Market: 229th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 245th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 272nd in the regionMost Developed: 291st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 302nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 316th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 368th in the regionLargest Populations: 428th in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 480th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 520th in the regionLargest Governments: 523rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 524th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 553rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 571st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 599th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 604th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 683rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 705th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 781st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 821st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 821st in the region

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