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Nudest: 74th Largest Cheese Export Sector: 191st Largest Agricultural Sector: 409th
The National Triumvirate of
Left-Leaning College State
Coup d'état free for 0 days!
Influence
Nipper
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Good

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Skappola

Population12.061 billion

CapitalPalatino
LeaderThe Republican Revival Council

CurrencyRepublican Aure
AnimalLion

The National Triumvirate of Skappola is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Republican Revival Council with an even hand, and renowned for its deadly medical pandemics, enforced nudity, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, hard-working population of 12.061 billion Skappolans enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The tiny government is primarily concerned with Industry, with Education and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Law & Order receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Palatino. The average income tax rate is 1.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Skappolan economy, worth a remarkable 3,718 trillion Republican Aures a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. Average income is an amazing 308,294 Republican Aures, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.6 times as much as the poorest.

Passwords to nuclear codes must now contain upper and lower case characters, farting etiquette is taught in schools, water fights now end with thousands dead, and Brown Sugar 101 is a popular course at community colleges. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Skappola's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Skappola is ranked 46,071st in the world and 1,638th in Lazarus for Largest Mining Sector, scoring 3,760.45 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

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Nudest: 74thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 191stLargest Agricultural Sector: 409thHighest Disposable Incomes: 584thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 824thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,140thMost Cultured: 1,179thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,268thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,298thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,322ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,340thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,346thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,381stHighest Average Incomes: 1,424thTop
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Most Inclusive: 1,774thSmartest Citizens: 2,026thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,179thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,183rdHighest Economic Output: 2,312thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,557thLargest Retail Industry: 2,566thMost Efficient Economies: 2,866thMost Developed: 2,965thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,590thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,705thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,795thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,964thNicest Citizens: 4,809thHighest Crime Rates: 6,494thLargest Gambling Industry: 6,958thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,643rdMost Armed: 7,797thTop
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Highest Drug Use: 9,384thLargest Governments: 9,402ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 10,660thRudest Citizens: 11,983rdMost Beautiful Environments: 12,723rdMost Secular: 14,187thLargest Black Market: 14,685thLargest Populations: 15,350thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 15,534thMost Pacifist: 15,918th
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Nudest: 2nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 11th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 22nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 29th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 40th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 44th in the regionMost Cultured: 49th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 50th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 53rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 57th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 61st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 63rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 67th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 76th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 80th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 80th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 81st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 100th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 112th in the regionMost Developed: 116th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 119th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 146th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 148th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 149th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 163rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 173rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 214th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 218th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 249th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 281st in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 322nd in the regionMost Armed: 359th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 361st in the regionRudest Citizens: 432nd in the regionLargest Populations: 502nd in the regionLargest Governments: 509th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 525th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 562nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Skappola was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Inclusive.
  • : Skappola's influence in Lazarus rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : Skappola's influence in Lazarus rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : Skappola's influence in Lazarus rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Skappola's influence in Lazarus rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : Skappola was refounded in Lazarus.
  • : Skappola ceased to exist in Lazarus.
  • : Skappola was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Inclusive.
  • : Skappola was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Inclusive.
  • : Skappola was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Inclusive.

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