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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 65th Most Influential: 497th Most Pacifist: 4,727th
The Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Sockmanland

Population1.051 billion

CapitalCallipoli
LeaderPresident Sullivan

Currencydollar
Animalfalcon

The Republic of Sockmanland is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by President Sullivan with an even hand, and remarkable for its otherworldly petting zoo, keen interest in outer space, and anti-smoking policies. The compassionate population of 1.051 billion Sockmanlandians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Callipoli. The average income tax rate is 79.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Sockmanlandian economy, worth 122 trillion dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 117,012 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Conductors wield diamond-encrusted batons to fit in with their freshly gilded surroundings, the delay between passed legislation and real world implementation is often a decade or longer, history textbook pages are used as impromptu tissues by distraught students, and homeowners on prime real estate have been seen dodging giant bulldozers with cartoon characters painted on them. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sockmanland's national animal is the falcon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Sockmanland is ranked 27,597th in the world and 1,300th in The North Pacific for Most Cultured, scoring 76 on the Snufflebottom-Wiggendum Pentatonic Scale.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 65thMost Influential: 497thTop
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Most Pacifist: 4,727thLargest Welfare Programs: 5,587thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,618thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,195thNicest Citizens: 7,189thSafest: 7,277thMost Developed: 7,881stBest Weather: 8,398thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,502ndTop
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Most Secular: 8,791stHealthiest Citizens: 8,806thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,947thLowest Crime Rates: 9,285thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,446thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,504thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,096thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,932ndMost Advanced Public Education: 11,062ndSmartest Citizens: 11,312thMost Inclusive: 11,558thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,191stHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,903rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,878thLargest Governments: 15,103rdMost Subsidized Industry: 15,419thMost Average: 15,849th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 53rd in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 156th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 265th in the regionMost Pacifist: 275th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 286th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 319th in the regionMost Average: 344th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 368th in the regionSafest: 371st in the regionNicest Citizens: 420th in the regionTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 459th in the regionMost Developed: 459th in the regionMost Secular: 461st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 461st in the regionBest Weather: 468th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 490th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 501st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 517th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 521st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 558th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 569th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 575th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 628th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 658th in the regionMost Inclusive: 689th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 699th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 712th in the regionLargest Governments: 716th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 761st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 848th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 874th in the region

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