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Most Developed: 2nd Best Weather: 4th Most Compassionate Citizens: 6th
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Everyone for everyone else
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Wilkshire

Population34.351 billion

CapitalVasbury
LeaderPresident Paul Williams

Currencywilko
Animalcat

The Republic of Wilkshire is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by President Paul Williams with an even hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 34.351 billion Wilkshireans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vasbury. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Wilkshirean economy, worth a remarkable 8,583 trillion wilkoes a year, is extremely specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 249,862 wilkoes, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Many in Wilkshire are born in the purple, the nation's atlases tend to go out of date every few weeks, politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income, and the comic book series 'President Paul Williams and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Wilkshire's national animal is the cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Wilkshire is ranked 18th in the world and 3rd in The North Pacific for Most Eco-Friendly Governments, scoring 44,306.28 on the Dolphin Recycling Awareness Index.

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Most Developed: 2ndBest Weather: 4thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6thLongest Average Lifespans: 6thNicest Citizens: 7thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9thMost Pacifist: 9thMost Beautiful Environments: 10thHealthiest Citizens: 12thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18thMost Cheerful Citizens: 31stLowest Crime Rates: 38thSafest: 48thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 52ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 82ndMost Advanced Public Education: 82ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 144thMost Influential: 148thMost Inclusive: 198thSmartest Citizens: 206thHighest Average Tax Rates: 222ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 262ndLargest Populations: 334thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 343rdLargest Governments: 367thMost Cultured: 376thHighest Economic Output: 448thLargest Welfare Programs: 599thMost Efficient Economies: 701stHighest Poor Incomes: 792ndMost Rebellious Youth: 856thLargest Publishing Industry: 881stTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 2,791stMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,018thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,337thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,142ndMost Secular: 6,416thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 14,419thMost Income Equality: 15,077th
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 4th in the regionSafest: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 10th in the regionMost Inclusive: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 11th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionMost Cultured: 17th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 22nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 28th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 33rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 39th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 39th in the regionMost Influential: 40th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 43rd in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 112th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 162nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 176th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 191st in the regionMost Secular: 317th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 554th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 707th in the regionMost Income Equality: 813th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Wilkshire was endorsed by The United Socialist States of The Soviet States of Europe.
  • : Wilkshire was endorsed by The Purple nation of Aerilia.
  • : Wilkshire was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Norvayopia.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, the comic book series 'President Paul Williams and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, politicians are often found scavenging bins at night to supplement their income.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, the nation's atlases tend to go out of date every few weeks.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, many in Wilkshire are born in the purple.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, the best way to be heard in politics is to speak softly and carry a big comedy prop.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, dozens of additional foreign policy specialists have been sent to the country's WA Mission.
  • : Following new legislation in Wilkshire, it takes months to get the proper permits for a child's first tricycle.

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World Assembly

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