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The Democratic States of Connotar

“Goodbye Union!”

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

Location: RGBN

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The Democratic States of Connotar is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its state-planned economy, suspicion of poets, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate population of 758 million Connotarians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Old Kochina. The average income tax rate is 73.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Connotarian economy, worth 49.3 trillion Keytes a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Trout Farming, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is 64,981 Keytes, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Old dogs don't have to learn new tricks but they have to prove they haven't forgotten old ones, the government has ordered a moratorium on referenda, Rupert Bear is considered to be the most risqué TV programme in Connotar, and smoking is banned in public areas. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Connotar's national animal is the Extinct Connotarian Gecko, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Connotar is ranked 137,465th in the world and 77th in RGBN for Most Extreme, scoring 15.52 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 7,081stMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,368thLargest Welfare Programs: 8,672ndNicest Citizens: 9,192ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10,042ndBest Weather: 11,378thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 11,737thTop
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Most Inclusive: 12,748thMost Pacifist: 12,749thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,669thHealthiest Citizens: 16,372ndMost Income Equality: 16,668thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,679thLongest Average Lifespans: 18,236thLeast Corrupt Governments: 18,325thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 19,516thMost Beautiful Environments: 19,762ndSafest: 20,524thMost Valuable International Artwork: 20,746thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 22,845th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 5th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 5th in the regionMost Income Equality: 6th in the regionTop
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Most Pacifist: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 7th in the regionNicest Citizens: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 11th in the regionMost Inclusive: 11th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 12th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 12th in the regionSafest: 12th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 7 » Plaugetopia, LITuhania, Krovx Belgium, Viktorovitch, Suter, Ushornaia, and New Arizona City.