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The Republic of Bankowiata

“United in diversity.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
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Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire


The Republic of Bankowiata is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Strong AI with a fair hand, and notable for its compulsory vegetarianism, prohibition of alcohol, and soft-spoken computers. The compassionate, democratic population of 3.916 billion Bankowiatans 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 enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bankowiata City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Bankowiatan economy, worth 915 trillion Virtual Coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 233,711 Virtual Coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The poor are often seen pale and dizzy after selling their blood to make ends meet, elderly citizens regularly buy posh multimillion-Virtual Coin mansions, interest in globalism never flags, and "It was only a joke" is no longer a defense for the felony of discrimination. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bankowiata's national animal is the Hedgehog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Bankowiata is ranked 249,256th in the world and 10,308th in The North Pacific for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring zero on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 27thMost Influential: 212thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 322ndMost Pacifist: 479thSafest: 596thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 653rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 709thLeast Corrupt Governments: 712thMost Developed: 722ndMost Inclusive: 779thLongest Average Lifespans: 795thMost Advanced Public Education: 795thHealthiest Citizens: 813thNicest Citizens: 871stHighest Average Tax Rates: 893rdLargest Governments: 1,131stHighest Food Quality: 1,184thLowest Crime Rates: 1,204thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,251stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,302ndBest Weather: 1,324thSmartest Citizens: 1,375thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,416thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,418thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,558thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,569thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,595thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,638thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,006thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,012thMost Efficient Economies: 2,141stTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 2,716thMost Secular: 3,162ndMost Cultured: 3,422ndHighest Average Incomes: 4,813thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,212thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,424thTop
Most Income Equality: 15,767thHighest Economic Output: 23,947th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 14th in the regionMost Influential: 24th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 25th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 30th in the regionMost Pacifist: 32nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 34th in the regionSafest: 36th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 38th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 41st in the regionMost Inclusive: 42nd in the regionMost Developed: 43rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 44th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 46th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 47th in the regionLargest Governments: 48th in the regionNicest Citizens: 55th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 60th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 62nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 64th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 68th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 68th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 69th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 74th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 76th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 76th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 78th in the regionBest Weather: 80th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 86th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 99th in the regionTop
Most Efficient Economies: 110th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 123rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 127th in the regionMost Secular: 165th in the regionMost Cultured: 171st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 209th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 258th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 384th in the regionTop
Nudest: 579th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 684th in the regionMost Income Equality: 810th in the regionMost Stationary: 912th in the region

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