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The Astorian Dominion of Aelitia

“Patria me Defendit”

Category: Iron Fist Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Few

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Astorian Dominion of Aelitia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by His Extreme Highness Melodom with an iron fist, and notable for its parental licensing program, sprawling nuclear power plants, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 16.354 billion Aelitians are ruled with an iron fist by the socialist government, which grants its people the freedom to do whatever they like so long as it doesn't involve getting richer than anybody else or challenging the government.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Visaelitia. The average income tax rate is 92.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Aelitian economy, worth a remarkable 1,433 trillion Donclattes a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector is mostly made up of the Tourism industry. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 87,678 Donclattes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

A new guerrilla marketing campaign for tap water involves government agents spraying random citizens with hose water, the military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms, His Extreme Highness Melodom has taken to wearing medal-adorned military uniform in all public appearances, and 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Aelitia's national animal is the Valkyrie, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Aelitia is ranked 63,170th in the world and 3,091st in The East Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 93.66 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,175thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,306thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,408thBest Weather: 4,600thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,949thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,057thMost Influential: 5,773rdMost Beautiful Environments: 5,820thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,956thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,072ndSafest: 7,844thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,184thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,501stHealthiest Citizens: 8,683rdLargest Populations: 10,352ndTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 10,511thHighest Economic Output: 11,151stMost Cultured: 11,179thLargest Governments: 12,569thMost Valuable International Artwork: 13,830thLowest Crime Rates: 14,198thMost Pacifist: 17,929thSmartest Citizens: 18,012thMost Developed: 18,017th
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 53rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 70th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 71st in the regionLargest Populations: 73rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 87th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 135th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 148th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 156th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 156th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 175th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 179th in the regionSafest: 240th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 244th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 248th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 256th in the regionMost Cultured: 284th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 288th in the regionLargest Governments: 304th in the regionMost Influential: 375th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 397th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 458th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 477th in the regionMost Developed: 510th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 525th in the regionMost Pacifist: 726th in the regionMost Secular: 748th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 804th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 831st in the region

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