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The Empire of Bend Mai

“Justice, piety, loyalty”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Empire of Bend Mai is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Erick I with an even hand, and notable for its pith helmet sales, prohibition of alcohol, and smutty television. The compassionate population of 2.124 billion Bend Maians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Siorjo. The average income tax rate is 96.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Bend Maian economy, worth 384 trillion guilders 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 Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 180,922 guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Workers of "fairweather faith" claim six months of paid leave for holy days per year, marijuana is legal in the privacy of your own home, the sound of wooden legs echo throughout Bend Mai after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax, and the bonfire of the old paper records can be seen for miles around Siorjo. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bend Mai's national animal is the turtle, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Elotasni.

Bend Mai is ranked 235,312th in the world and 9,537th in The North Pacific for Fattest Citizens, with 3.91 Obesity Rate.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 635thMost Influential: 1,032ndMost Pacifist: 1,996thTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 2,392ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,436thMost Inclusive: 2,503rdNicest Citizens: 2,596thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,655thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,713thMost Developed: 2,753rdHealthiest Citizens: 2,948thLowest Crime Rates: 3,064thSafest: 3,114thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,215thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,556thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,585thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,600thSmartest Citizens: 3,606thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,799thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,844thLargest Governments: 4,282ndLargest Publishing Industry: 4,946thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,976thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,248thBest Weather: 5,405thMost Efficient Economies: 5,451stLargest Welfare Programs: 5,564thMost Cultured: 6,210thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,815thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,973rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,512thHighest Average Incomes: 8,974thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,069thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 12,022ndMost Secular: 13,631stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 16,317thMost Income Equality: 19,162ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 19,355th
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Most Pacifist: 130th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 146th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 150th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 166th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 167th in the regionMost Inclusive: 170th in the regionMost Developed: 171st in the regionNicest Citizens: 171st in the regionSafest: 173rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 173rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 175th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 183rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 194th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 202nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 203rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 205th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 213th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 215th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 235th in the regionLargest Governments: 239th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 257th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 272nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 308th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 317th in the regionMost Cultured: 318th in the regionBest Weather: 337th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 356th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 359th in the regionMost Influential: 388th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 390th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 416th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 417th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 443rd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 697th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 782nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 863rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 934th in the regionMost Income Equality: 975th in the region

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