by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 591st Most Influential: 2,189th Most Compassionate Citizens: 9,408th
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Motto tsuyoku
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population487 million

CapitalPort Coton


The Republic of Shengtie is a huge, cultured nation, remarkable for its parental licensing program, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 487 million Shengtiens are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Port Coton. The average income tax rate is 66.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Shengtien economy, worth 39.9 trillion crowns 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 major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is 81,957 crowns, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions, the military recognizes no difference between male and female soldiers, UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news, and high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Shengtie's national animal is the condor, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Shengtie is ranked 97,619th in the world and 4,213th in the South Pacific for Highest Wealthy Incomes, with 92,931.47 Standard Monetary Units.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 591stTop
Most Influential: 2,189thTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 9,408thNicest Citizens: 9,645thMost Inclusive: 9,761stBest Weather: 9,811thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 10,717thMost Secular: 11,231stMost Beautiful Environments: 12,942ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12,952ndMost Income Equality: 14,860thHealthiest Citizens: 15,020thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,479thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,547thMost Pacifist: 16,150thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,454th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 71st in the regionTop
Most Influential: 180th in the regionBest Weather: 307th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 326th in the regionNicest Citizens: 333rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 363rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 376th in the regionTop
Most Secular: 387th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 388th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 405th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 468th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 469th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 479th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 481st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 527th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 528th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 538th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 584th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 590th in the regionMost Cultured: 594th in the regionMost Pacifist: 630th in the regionMost Income Equality: 711th in the regionNudest: 747th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, UFO sightings are listed daily in the morning news.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, the military recognizes no difference between male and female soldiers.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions.
  • : Shengtie was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Income Equality and Most Scientifically Advanced.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, the government props up questionable pizza establishments in the name of health.
  • : Shengtie voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Severisen".
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, billions of crowns are spent to take high-quality photos of the Condor Nebula.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, there are six more weeks of winter if a northerner sees his shadow.
  • : Following new legislation in Shengtie, TV shows must meet strict ethnicity quotas.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 195 » Volaworand, Erinor, Quiescent, Pencil Sharpeners 2, The National Corporation, Beepee, Bawkie, The Solar System Scope, Tsunamy, Luddinlande, Tsvetania, Hanguk-Nippon, Barabarom, Aidenfieeld, Si-topia, Esfalsa, Isokenzar, Lester Crest, Nova Montron, Utondara, Tyflugian, Centristvill, Dylar, The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp, Mantas Meow, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Saciu, Curlyhoward, Concrete Slab, Liberated Lambergs, Pastir, The Exarchate of the West, North Anatnom, Balticarica, Thuringia Reich, Kerlodia, Jamtland-Trondelag, Linguiniland, Jehenna, Asdfghuiop, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Democratic Drals Tum, Grimsby town, Kiasu-ism, Democratic Parndia, Avalonica, GI-Land, Wild Space, Oskyelion, Nudnoji, and 145 others.Theorin, The Two Jerseys, Holy Chimerland, Galaxy Federation, Sthalrim, Antarctic Empires, Sanden, Grouu, Pax Dracon, Iristead, Nowa Europa, Oepix, United Qwebland, Lambdaland, Saganye, Towi Lamia, Yellunstryer, Macrothea, Aguatania, Linden Oak, Lioniel, Kongoudess, Ufask, European Defense Organization, WTP All the good names are taken, Pelland, Mirutania, Drystar, Westoc Kinness, LaPia, Lost And Found, Braavos and Lorath, Northendia, Miesce, Yakutikov, Seliyan progressive Islands, Noire Denholm, Bentwaters, Atomic Garden, Ezeleah, Eastern Nyan, Aywhyou, Japanese Federal Republic, Brendleton, Kholdan, The United Expanse, Panem and Outlying Territories, Calistan, Great Andora, Aumeltopia, Pamela And Hepatitis, Crabius, Sonnydesh, The Technocrates, The naked people, Deosdora, Madhonia, Lightmare, Vincent Field, New Formosa, Blahblah2017, Uncastania, Ancient Slobovia, Neo-Indonesia, Poopisiya, Bergenu, Techganet, Bod Wareenaland, Dankstergrad, North Kanuckistan, Anachronolandia, Farengeto, New Briantown, Islas Tualua, RestartAll, Runsiya, Upper Usok Valley, Agalaesia, Complete Conformity, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Nothanksbutseriously, Rebel-topia, Camante, Center Lisle, Noveos, Crystal Creation, Bluee Land, Spazzhole, Saimeny Vik, Paranoia, Moreana, Lumpov Hasch, Hasilberg, Trinennie, Phillius, Transtemporal Shifts, United States of Vietnam, Nankyoku Tairiku, Angevin Britannia, Farelonia, Sagada, Lotadia, The ColdWyvernian Undead, Bandorion, Sedunn, Transcostria, Stoinia, FreeFishers, Oxsania, Sakazade, Qilai, Cuuldere, Dubbayoo, Xandev, Lorora3, Kringalia, Sandaoguo, Kandorith, Rabbitz, USNE2018, Argenistan, Outlast Colorado, Auphelia, Arriendela, Kroumos, Strontland, Juzestan, OF Kitteh, Bawtania, Purpleistan, Americantopia, Laluna Isle, Aths Scia, Ludu, Midand, Skuyd Clein of Olvarios, The Libertarian Nation of Songrandine, Qvait, Whimichy, PEPEP, Uncomfortable nooks and crannies, Qairus, Birdkeeper, A Frog Dimension, and Maletora.

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