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United Counties of Escanaba

Population19.958 billion

CapitalGreat Bend
LeaderJ R R Tolkien

CurrencyRoi
Animalsnowy owl

The Commonwealth of United Counties of Escanaba is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by J R R Tolkien with a fair hand, and remarkable for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 19.958 billion Escanabans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Great Bend. The average income tax rate is 90.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient United Counties of Escanaban economy, worth a remarkable 3,164 trillion Rois a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 158,570 Rois, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Televangelists flaunt their expensive cars when they attend charity events, truncheon-mounted cameras record the beating of criminals in dynamic HD detail, international humanitarian organisations are applauding the government for ending the death penalty, and roadside walls are being built and mother nature is paying for it. Crime is totally unknown. United Counties of Escanaba's national animal is the snowy owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

United Counties of Escanaba is ranked 22,972nd in the world and 8th in Shinka for Most Patriotic, with 29.37 Flags saluted per person per day.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 12,233rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,424thHighest Average Incomes: 12,585thMost Politically Free: 14,226thMost Pacifist: 14,537thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 14,571stLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,924thLowest Crime Rates: 16,220thMost Rebellious Youth: 17,514thMost Secular: 20,084thHealthiest Citizens: 21,788th
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Most Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionSafest: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Free: 3rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 4th in the regionMost Inclusive: 4th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 4th in the regionMost Developed: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 5th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 6th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 6th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 6th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 6th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 6th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Patriotic: 8th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 8th in the regionMost Secular: 8th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 10th in the regionMost Pacifist: 11th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 13th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 14th in the regionMost Extreme: 14th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 18th in the region

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