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The Grand Duchy of Chareest

“We Will Endure”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
World Benchmark
Economy:
Good
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Grand Duchy of Chareest is a massive, genial nation, remarkable for its ban on automobiles, daily referendums, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate population of 4.791 billion Chareestians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, liberal, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 86.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Chareestian economy, worth 281 trillion guilders 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 Book Publishing and Pizza Delivery. Average income is 58,712 guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Smoking is banned in public areas, Chareest is notorious for its citizens' infidelity, a popular saying is "a chicken for every pot and an abortion clinic on every street", and Chareest City spends billions upgrading public transport. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Chareest's national animal is the emu, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Chareest is ranked 25,390th in the world and 580th in the South Pacific for Highest Drug Use, scoring 106.2 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,530thMost Influential: 2,996thSafest: 7,400thMost Pacifist: 7,661stLargest Welfare Programs: 7,833rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,232ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,616thBest Weather: 10,661stHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,866thMost Advanced Public Transport: 11,356thNicest Citizens: 11,458thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,480thTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,344thMost Beautiful Environments: 13,767thMost Income Equality: 13,807thMost Inclusive: 13,935thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 15,261stMost Cheerful Citizens: 16,236thLongest Average Lifespans: 17,875thLeast Corrupt Governments: 18,227thMost Secular: 18,416thMost Advanced Public Education: 18,507thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 18,638thLowest Crime Rates: 20,000thHealthiest Citizens: 21,556thSmartest Citizens: 22,175thLargest Governments: 22,684thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 22,843rdMost Stationary: 22,885thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 23,154th
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Largest Welfare Programs: 230th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 231st in the regionSafest: 256th in the regionMost Pacifist: 282nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 309th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 314th in the regionBest Weather: 338th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 365th in the regionMost Influential: 380th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 387th in the regionNicest Citizens: 408th in the regionTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 416th in the regionMost Stationary: 434th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 436th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 436th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 484th in the regionMost Inclusive: 495th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 526th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 552nd in the regionMost Income Equality: 559th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 574th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 579th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 580th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 606th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 606th in the regionLargest Populations: 624th in the regionMost Secular: 632nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 641st in the regionLargest Governments: 665th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 680th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 720th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 724th in the region

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