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The Free Land of Egalico

“In nonsense is strength”

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

Location: Balder

Regional Influence: Newcomer

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The Free Land of Egalico is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Kilgore Trout with an even hand, and notable for its daily referendums, smutty television, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 3.907 billion Egalicoans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Gallifrey. The average income tax rate is 92.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Egalicoan economy, worth 468 trillion groats a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing and Tourism. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 119,981 groats, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Late night talk show hosts are having a field day over Kilgore Trout's questionably sane new coalition partners, nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers, internet moderator is one of the most popular jobs among the nation's more socially awkward citizens, and political scientists despair as the national mascot election eclipses all others in voter enthusiasm. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Egalico's national animal is the dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Atheism.

Egalico is ranked 220,815th in the world and 8,126th in Balder for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring -14.88 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Most Influential: 571stLargest Welfare Programs: 1,888thMost Secular: 2,065thMost Pacifist: 2,105thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,168thTop
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Nicest Citizens: 2,551stMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,669thMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,784thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,164thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,479thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,526thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,555thHealthiest Citizens: 4,640thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,652ndMost Inclusive: 5,145thBest Weather: 5,174thSafest: 5,500thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,854thMost Developed: 5,969thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,274thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6,289thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,629thMost Cultured: 7,261stMost Beautiful Environments: 7,655thLowest Crime Rates: 7,920thSmartest Citizens: 8,308thLargest Governments: 9,642ndHighest Poor Incomes: 10,313thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 14,289thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,986thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,574thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,743rdMost Efficient Economies: 19,086th
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Most Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 77th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 83rd in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 90th in the regionMost Pacifist: 92nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 95th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 99th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 114th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 136th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 188th in the regionMost Inclusive: 203rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 205th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 206th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 234th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 236th in the regionBest Weather: 248th in the regionMost Developed: 271st in the regionSafest: 297th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 300th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 337th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 356th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 362nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 364th in the regionMost Cultured: 365th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 393rd in the regionTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 435th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 493rd in the regionLargest Governments: 523rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 779th in the regionMost Income Equality: 816th in the region

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