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Most Influential: 124thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 209thLeast Corrupt Governments: 307th
The Grand Jurisprudence of
Left-wing Utopia
Cuius Testiculos Habes, Habeas Cardia Et Cerebellum
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Population10.152 billion

LeaderTarrin Kael


The Grand Jurisprudence of Shamian is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Tarrin Kael with a fair hand, and renowned for its daily referendums, soft-spoken computers, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 10.152 billion Shamanians 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 large, liberal, socially-minded, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Administration, Environment, and Industry are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ankh-Morpork. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Shamianian economy, worth a remarkable 3,055 trillion Taols 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 significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 300,974 Taols, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward, advertisements for jobs in the sciences run in fashion magazines, there's never enough space in space, and citizens praise the weeds that overwhelm their narrow vegetable realm. Crime is totally unknown. Shamian's national animal is the Otter, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Jainism.

Shamian is ranked 1,241st in the world and 22nd in The Communist Bloc for Most Cultured, scoring 294 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

Most Influential: 124thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 209thLeast Corrupt Governments: 307thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 312thMost Advanced Public Education: 343rdMost Secular: 381stSmartest Citizens: 431stMost Efficient Economies: 436thMost Inclusive: 473rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 671stHighest Poor Incomes: 685thLargest Governments: 720thLargest Information Technology Sector: 726thMost Compassionate Citizens: 785thNicest Citizens: 787thMost Scientifically Advanced: 822ndHighest Food Quality: 825thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 898thMost Subsidized Industry: 954thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,017thSafest: 1,200thMost Pacifist: 1,201stMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,218thMost Cultured: 1,241stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,359thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,408thRudest Citizens: 1,651stHighest Drug Use: 1,824thHighest Average Incomes: 2,197thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,509thTop
Most Developed: 2,573rdMost Rebellious Youth: 2,709thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,720thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,028thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,459thLowest Crime Rates: 4,136thHighest Economic Output: 5,171stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,293rdLongest Average Lifespans: 7,237thNudest: 9,763rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,807thMost Stationary: 11,314thTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 15,653rdMost Income Equality: 17,325thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 18,442ndMost Politically Free: 20,407thMost Patriotic: 22,097th
Most Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 6th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 7th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7th in the regionMost Secular: 7th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 10th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 11th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 12th in the regionTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 15th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 16th in the regionMost Inclusive: 18th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 18th in the regionLargest Governments: 18th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 20th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 20th in the regionMost Cultured: 22nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 22nd in the regionMost Stationary: 23rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 24th in the regionNicest Citizens: 26th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 28th in the regionSafest: 30th in the regionMost Pacifist: 30th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 32nd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 34th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 34th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 36th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 39th in the regionMost Politically Free: 43rd in the regionNudest: 45th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 55th in the regionMost Developed: 59th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 73rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 78th in the regionLargest Populations: 84th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 86th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 95th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 98th in the regionMost Extreme: 124th in the region

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