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The Federal Stratocracy of Arstungry

“Many for all, all for many”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: The North Pacific

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The Federal Stratocracy of Arstungry is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by the Federal Council with a fair hand, and notable for its national health service, soft-spoken computers, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 6.514 billion Arstungrians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, corrupt, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Arstmark. The average income tax rate is 93.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Arstungryian economy, worth a remarkable 1,337 trillion ARTS a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 205,396 ARTS, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Feuilletons can only be deciphered with a Galliennais dictionary, film studios own the rights to actors' likenesses until the next millennium, every new building project has to undergo a five-year environmental impact study before it can go ahead, and the government is paving paradises to put up parking lots. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Arstungry's national animal is the Snake, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Arstungry is ranked 143,178th in the world and 7,556th in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring -68.78 on the Rand Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 258thMost Influential: 492ndMost Secular: 1,220thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,583rdTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 1,788thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,213thHealthiest Citizens: 2,782ndMost Developed: 2,786thMost Efficient Economies: 2,796thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,850thLowest Crime Rates: 3,420thSmartest Citizens: 3,433rdSafest: 3,572ndLargest Governments: 4,143rdMost Subsidized Industry: 4,369thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,084thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,268thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,502ndHighest Average Incomes: 5,626thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,771stMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,048thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,289thBest Weather: 6,491stMost Advanced Public Education: 6,712thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,788thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,358thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,196thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,321stTop
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Rudest Citizens: 8,826thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 10,669thHighest Economic Output: 10,997thMost Valuable International Artwork: 14,619thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,141stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 17,067th
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Most Secular: 58th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 83rd in the regionTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 100th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 115th in the regionMost Influential: 145th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 158th in the regionMost Developed: 159th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 161st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 168th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 171st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 186th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 191st in the regionSafest: 201st in the regionLargest Governments: 204th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 204th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 224th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 264th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 268th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 269th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 274th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 276th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 283rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 303rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 341st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 349th in the regionBest Weather: 350th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 353rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 367th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 376th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 379th in the regionRudest Citizens: 379th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 725th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 741st in the regionLargest Populations: 774th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 777th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 876th in the region

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