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The Golden Holy Lucky of Bestburg

“Hunting for easter eggs”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
World Benchmark
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: Forest

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Golden Holy Lucky of Bestburg is a colossal, cultured nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, daily referendums, and national health service. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 6.413 billion Bestburgians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pug City. The average income tax rate is 48.9%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Bestburgian economy, worth 899 trillion Bestbucks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 140,328 Bestbucks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

It takes months to get the proper permits for a child's first tricycle, the new 'Things We Stole From Other Countries' exhibition at the National Museum of Antiquities is a hit, the name of the "Butcher of Bigtopia" adorns shirts across Bestburg, and it is considered unpatriotic to learn a foreign language. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bestburg's national animal is the cobra, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Bestburg is ranked 218,759th in the world and 370th in Forest for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring -12 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 845thBest Weather: 1,697thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,846thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,107thTop
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Most Cultured: 2,389thNicest Citizens: 2,958thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,012thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,045thRudest Citizens: 3,083rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,573rdMost Inclusive: 3,883rdMost Rebellious Youth: 4,026thHealthiest Citizens: 5,284thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,801stMost Pacifist: 6,525thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,627thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,812thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,991stSmartest Citizens: 7,261stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,743rdLargest Retail Industry: 9,998thNudest: 10,093rdTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 11,470thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,551stLeast Corrupt Governments: 11,916thSafest: 11,936thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 12,589thMost Influential: 13,977thHighest Disposable Incomes: 14,107thMost Developed: 15,016thHighest Average Incomes: 15,968thHighest Economic Output: 19,057thMost Advanced Public Transport: 19,735thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 21,098thLargest Governments: 21,671st
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 12th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 17th in the regionRudest Citizens: 22nd in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 24th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 35th in the regionNudest: 36th in the regionMost Cultured: 38th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 41st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 46th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 19 » Ruinenlust, Ransium, Verdant Haven, Anachronolandia, Effazio, Atsvea, Turbeaux, Hyon Delta, Ownzone, Feladria, Novian Republics, Blon Gre, Lura, Canaltia, Ordand, Ironic Remarks, Bregaria, Pen Blanityion, and Cat-Herders United.