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The Commonwealth of East Stederland

“People outnumbered by trees since 1742”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: Forest

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Commonwealth of East Stederland is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Your mom with an even hand, and remarkable for its state-planned economy, parental licensing program, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 1.686 billion East Stederlandians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Steder City. The average income tax rate is 83.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse East Stederlandian economy, worth 126 trillion acorns a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 74,889 acorns, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Hipster cyclists declare that "metal is dead", all mothers are allowed six months fully-paid maternity leave, mathematicians are hated by children across the country, and they say that East Stederlandians made a dessert and called it peace. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. East Stederland's national animal is the tree, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

East Stederland is ranked 97,123rd in the world and 326th in Forest for Highest Economic Output, with 126 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,921stTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,753rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,356thMost Influential: 4,738thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,140thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,712thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,297thNicest Citizens: 6,434thMost Pacifist: 6,524thBest Weather: 6,865thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,223rdMost Inclusive: 7,321stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 8,151stLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,614thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,962ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 9,984thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,193rdLongest Average Lifespans: 11,531stMost Advanced Public Transport: 11,663rdTop
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Most Income Equality: 12,252ndMost Secular: 12,327thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,256thHealthiest Citizens: 14,417thMost Cultured: 15,046thSafest: 15,404thLargest Governments: 17,451stLowest Crime Rates: 18,274thMost Subsidized Industry: 19,753rdSmartest Citizens: 22,133rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23,551stHighest Poor Incomes: 23,578th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 30th in the regionMost Income Equality: 40th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 45 » Ruinenlust, Ransium, Atsvea, Turbeaux, Anachronolandia, Ownzone, Lura, Middle Barael, Feladria, Hyon Delta, Ordand, Novian Republics, Love and Nature, The Black Forrest, Eryndlynd, Cat-Herders United, Candlewhisper Archive, Verdant Haven, Canaltia, Frieden-und Freudenland, Aeterno Tranquillitas, Tscharva, Ironic Remarks, Deontologia, Ziotah and Riverside, Terrabod, Ashrah, Hoochlandia, Simbolon, The Most Serene Republicans, Caterasia, Kannap, Effazio, Blue Nagia, Garbelia, Einswenn, The Cypher Nine, Daarwyrth, Zerkyr Xiszczy, Forgotten Beauty, Ordealius, Jutsa, Democratic Republic of Cacusia, The World Wildlife Fund, and Uan aa Boa.