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The Clockwork Plague of BlackLight Covenant

“Glory to the Conglomerates.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: The Glorious Nations of Iwaku

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

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The Clockwork Plague of BlackLight Covenant is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Boris with an even hand, and notable for its parental licensing program, ubiquitous missile silos, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 10.997 billion BlackLight Covenantians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Terbarlynton. The average income tax rate is 96.0%.

The frighteningly efficient BlackLight Covenantian economy, worth a remarkable 2,363 trillion Retals a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is fairly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 214,917 Retals, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Colonial citizens are forced to sing the praise of the "Great BlackLight Covenantian Liberator", citizens are allowed to rise or fall based on their own merits, appliance stores are finding spy cameras embedded in their unboxed merchandise, and Boris's opponents have adopted dogs to chase away the mailman. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. BlackLight Covenant's national animal is the Cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Unknown.

BlackLight Covenant is ranked 206,316th in the world and 317th in The Glorious Nations of Iwaku for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 1.52 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

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Most Influential: 948thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,172ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,754thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,892ndMost Developed: 2,077thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 2,624thLowest Crime Rates: 2,663rdHighest Poor Incomes: 2,707thSmartest Citizens: 2,714thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,234thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,728thLargest Governments: 3,796thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,029thHealthiest Citizens: 4,356thMost Efficient Economies: 4,592ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,791stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,802ndHighest Average Incomes: 5,471stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,515thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,523rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,745thRudest Citizens: 5,797thHighest Economic Output: 6,782ndMost Beautiful Environments: 8,060thMost Stationary: 8,766thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,833rdMost Secular: 9,057thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,154thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,374thMost Cultured: 9,688thSafest: 9,795thTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,356thMost Inclusive: 13,690thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,810thBest Weather: 16,563rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 20,315th
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Most Influential: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 8th in the regionMost Stationary: 8th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 15th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 16th in the regionMost Developed: 19th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 19th in the regionTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 21st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23rd in the regionMost Average: 23rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 25th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 26th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 26th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 26th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 27th in the regionRudest Citizens: 32nd in the regionLargest Governments: 32nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 33rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 33rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 33rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 35th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 39th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 39th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 40th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 32 » Blobular, Roman-Britannic Empire, Enlais, Thaw, Ankuran, Inner Kinglagi, Imperial of Mankind, Vest Oldabre, Tyranacility, Kisume the bucket youkai, Slonavia, Craff, Austrawa, Johnsons, Chinohana, Reltvilm, Joop joop, Land Land Country Country, South Toboga, Panaderia, Darayava, Oometz, Dowsking, Deusion, Plutoracy, Pawn Tucson, These United States of the Inner Planets, Wardrop, Eastern New Hyperon, Mouiatbmoa, Rassera, and Arcanadia.