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The Protectorate of Cobolica

“We Will Endure”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Protectorate of Cobolica is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Fingle Dan with an even hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, digital currency, and vat-grown people. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 1.513 billion Cobolicans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Citadel. The average income tax rate is 92.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Cobolican economy, worth 281 trillion dollars 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 dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Average income is an impressive 186,126 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Sullen teenagers in bright orange 'community payback' onesies can be seen picking litter at the roadside, foreign 'investors' have been taking a great interest in the new secret shuttle, the government's new "quiet competence" initiative has supporters and detractors alike reeling in confusion, and toy versions of heroin paraphernalia let kids pretend to be their favourite TV characters. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Cobolica's national animal is the beaver, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Cobolica is ranked 244,727th in the world and 10,670th in The North Pacific for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring -16 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 94thMost Influential: 362ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,247thTop
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Most Armed: 3,910thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,950thMost Secular: 4,347thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,092ndMost Developed: 5,246thSmartest Citizens: 5,804thMost Valuable International Artwork: 6,218thLargest Governments: 6,715thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,557thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,455thLowest Crime Rates: 8,872ndHighest Average Incomes: 8,929thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,666thMost Efficient Economies: 10,335thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,142ndLongest Average Lifespans: 11,542ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 12,633rdTop
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Most Inclusive: 13,262ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13,595thMost Patriotic: 13,834thMost Subsidized Industry: 14,005thMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,391stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 15,585thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,125thHighest Food Quality: 16,625thHealthiest Citizens: 16,928thLargest Publishing Industry: 18,378thLargest Retail Industry: 19,769thMost Cultured: 20,405thLargest Agricultural Sector: 23,065thLargest Welfare Programs: 23,279thLargest Insurance Industry: 23,810thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 25,173rdMost Corrupt Governments: 25,630th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 71st in the regionMost Influential: 73rd in the regionTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 134th in the regionMost Armed: 138th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 222nd in the regionMost Secular: 223rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 256th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 282nd in the regionMost Developed: 314th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 315th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 349th in the regionLargest Governments: 359th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 380th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 403rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 418th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 452nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 478th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 484th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 500th in the regionMost Patriotic: 511th in the regionRudest Citizens: 512th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 541st in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 659th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 667th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 680th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 713th in the regionMost Inclusive: 768th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 775th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 791st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 810th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 852nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 864th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 870th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 899th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 915th in the regionMost Cultured: 1,000th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1,080th in the region

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