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Rudest Citizens: 575th Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 846th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 864th
The Holy Republic of
Capitalist Paradise
We, simply put, are a nation heaven - bound.
God-elected Pope Barylov I
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Good

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The Holy Republic of The Dolanets islands is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by God-elected Pope Barylov I with an even hand, and notable for its frequent executions, public floggings, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 3.119 billion Dolanetians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Law & Order, although Education, Healthcare, and Defense are also considered important, while Environment and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Karstad. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Dolanetian economy, worth 683 trillion Dhirmas a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Soda Sales, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 219,148 Dhirmas, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,113,498 per year while the poor average 23,865, a ratio of 46.7 to 1.

The military sees national borders more as guidelines than absolutes, any body part that can be cut off a person is no longer considered to be their property, ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward, and for 25 Dhirmas tourists can gawk at the site of national tragedy. Crime, especially youth-related, is a major problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. The Dolanets islands's national animal is the Pit viper, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Dolanetian Orthodox.

The Dolanets islands is ranked 7,781st in the world and 224th in The North Pacific for Most Armed, with 16.44 Weapons Per Person.

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Rudest Citizens: 575thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 846thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 864thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 895thLargest Retail Industry: 1,049thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,090thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,265thMost Influential: 1,340thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,472ndFattest Citizens: 1,496thTop
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Most Avoided: 1,577thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,316thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,453rdLargest Mining Sector: 2,528thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,067thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,306thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,357thHighest Average Incomes: 3,468thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,797thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 4,061stLargest Gambling Industry: 5,485thHighest Crime Rates: 5,949thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,511thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 6,514thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,520thTop
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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 7,715thMost Armed: 7,781stMost Pro-Market: 9,038thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,198thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,251stSmartest Citizens: 10,785th
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Rudest Citizens: 22nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 26th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 34th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 37th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 45th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 48th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 49th in the regionMost Avoided: 50th in the regionFattest Citizens: 50th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 63rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 75th in the regionTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 77th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 100th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 124th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 130th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 141st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 146th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 156th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 169th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 186th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 219th in the regionMost Armed: 224th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 272nd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 287th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 296th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 308th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 346th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 377th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 383rd in the regionMost Influential: 462nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 503rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 572nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 575th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 589th in the region

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