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The Swinging Jungle of Baloo Kingdom

“Pull up a chair and have a Prickly Pear!”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: Callista

Regional Influence: Powerbroker

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The Swinging Jungle of Baloo Kingdom is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by King Baloo von Bruinwald XIII with an even hand, and remarkable for its ritual sacrifices, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, devout population of 5.882 billion Balooites 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 Administration, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Baloo Kingdom City. The average income tax rate is 96.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Balooite economy, worth 848 trillion Prickly Pears a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 144,288 Prickly Pears, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Unpackaged foodstuffs rot on store shelves, Loud Patriotic Music Day has been ranked the seventh best new holiday of the year, the nation excels at displacement, and the government funds large training centres to turn Bears into functioning members of society. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Baloo Kingdom's national animal is the Bear, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Lutheran Christianity.

Baloo Kingdom is ranked 27,483rd in the world and 10th in Callista for Highest Economic Output, with 848 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 98thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 398thMost Devout: 535thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,657thMost Pacifist: 1,684thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,613thTop
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Nicest Citizens: 2,918thLowest Crime Rates: 3,490thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,008thBest Weather: 4,358thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,522ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,681stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,768thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,886thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,277thLargest Governments: 5,395thMost Influential: 5,445thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,509thHealthiest Citizens: 6,689thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,810thSafest: 6,931stHighest Poor Incomes: 7,332ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,322ndMost Subsidized Industry: 8,474thHighest Food Quality: 9,078thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,082ndMost Cultured: 9,220thMost Developed: 10,675thMost Inclusive: 11,974thMost Efficient Economies: 12,033rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 12,383rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14,092ndTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 14,669thHighest Average Incomes: 17,155thSmartest Citizens: 19,665thMost Income Equality: 21,133rdHighest Economic Output: 27,483rdLargest Publishing Industry: 28,360th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionMost Cultured: 5th in the regionMost Developed: 6th in the regionMost Inclusive: 6th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 6th in the regionMost Income Equality: 7th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the region

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