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The Cantankerous Curmudgeon of Belschaft

“PAX QURITUR BELLO”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excessive

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Cantankerous Curmudgeon of Belschaft is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by James Lambert with a fair hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, smutty television, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 28.441 billion Belschaftians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, corrupt, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New London. The average income tax rate is 4.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Belschaftian economy, worth a remarkable 6,390 trillion Federal Pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Uranium Mining, and Automobile Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 224,682 Federal Pounds, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Public intoxication has decreased ever since fraternities were banned, citizens recently voted in favour of declaring bubblewrap an 'abomination of nature', vaccinations are mandatory, and movie references are legally admissible in court. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Belschaft's national animal is the Evil Unicorn, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Belschaft is ranked 158,037th in the world and 5,575th in the South Pacific for Fattest Citizens, with 9.5 Obesity Rate.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 217thMost Influential: 469thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 672ndHighest Economic Output: 1,310thLargest Mining Sector: 1,362ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,377thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,885thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,249thTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 2,653rdHighest Poor Incomes: 2,886thLargest Populations: 2,993rdSmartest Citizens: 3,206thMost Developed: 4,032ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 4,114thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,149thHighest Average Incomes: 4,772ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5,101stMost Avoided: 5,390thSafest: 5,835thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,435thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 7,629thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,542ndLargest Retail Industry: 8,749thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,944thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,189thMost Cultured: 10,000thRudest Citizens: 10,147thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 11,944thTop
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Most Stationary: 12,260thLowest Crime Rates: 12,519thLongest Average Lifespans: 12,868thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,918thLargest Black Market: 14,963rdMost Secular: 15,353rdMost Efficient Economies: 16,486thLargest Governments: 16,504thMost Politically Free: 18,321stHealthiest Citizens: 20,215th
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Populations: 25th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 26th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 27th in the regionMost Influential: 29th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 30th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 40th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 52nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 54th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 71st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 80th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 93rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 101st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 104th in the regionMost Developed: 128th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 131st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 175th in the regionMost Politically Free: 186th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 187th in the regionSafest: 192nd in the regionMost Avoided: 200th in the regionMost Stationary: 209th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 255th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 259th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 265th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 290th in the regionMost Cultured: 294th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 311th in the regionRudest Citizens: 317th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 348th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 410th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 462nd in the regionLargest Governments: 471st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 507th in the regionMost Secular: 524th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 533rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 540th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 642nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 644th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 694th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 758th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 813th in the region

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