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Most Efficient Economies: 4th Largest Publishing Industry: 1,495th Largest Populations: 2,552nd
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Shizensky

Population23.732 billion

CapitalShizensk
LeaderWillie Macks

Currencymarker
Animalhamster

The 💩💩💩 of Shizensky is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Willie Macks with a fair hand, and renowned for its daily referendums, complete lack of prisons, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 23.732 billion Shizenskians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized government is primarily concerned with Education, although Industry, Healthcare, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Administration aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shizensk. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 60.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Shizenskian economy, worth a remarkable 2,557 trillion markers a year, is fairly diversified and dominated by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Gambling, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an impressive 107,756 markers, with the richest citizens earning 8.3 times as much as the poorest.

'A is for Annulment' is a popular children's song, the Shizenskian Arts Council pays teenagers to sit through opera performances, citizens are permitted to carry concealed handguns, and truncheon-mounted cameras record the beating of criminals in dynamic HD detail. Crime is totally unknown. Shizensky's national animal is the hamster, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Shizensky is ranked 151,540th in the world and 130th in Renegade Islands Alliance for Most Authoritarian, with 0.01 Stalins.

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Most Efficient Economies: 4thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,495thTop
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Largest Populations: 2,552ndMost Advanced Public Education: 2,982ndHighest Economic Output: 3,391stMost Secular: 5,010thSmartest Citizens: 5,835thMost Cultured: 6,006thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,936thMost Developed: 7,839thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 8,849thLargest Mining Sector: 8,857thMost Influential: 9,003rdHealthiest Citizens: 9,250thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,278thLargest Black Market: 14,714thLargest Gambling Industry: 15,492nd
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Most Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 6th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Secular: 10th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 10th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 14th in the regionLargest Black Market: 14th in the region

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