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The United Communist States of Elizbastan

“Fight for the future, destroy the invader!”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: the Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The United Communist States of Elizbastan is a massive, safe nation, ruled by General Secretary Constantine Martin with an iron fist, and notable for its zero percent divorce rate, triple-decker prams, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 1.584 billion Elizbastanians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The large, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nilatsgrad. The average income tax rate is 90.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Elizbastanian economy, worth 277 trillion Elizbastan Rubles a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Beef-Based Agriculture. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 175,386 Elizbastan Rubles, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The army's use of chemical weapons leaves a bad taste in the mouth, the government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment, millions of simultaneously backfiring toilets have flooded Nilatsgrad with effluent, and the nation won three wars against Brancaland this weekend. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Elizbastan's national animal is the Orca, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Orthodox Christianity.

Elizbastan is ranked 5,164th in the world and 135th in the Pacific for Highest Poor Incomes, with 144,943.65 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1,993rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,000thMost Patriotic: 2,264thTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,944thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,756thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,164thMost Devout: 5,415thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,625thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,996thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,213thLowest Crime Rates: 6,313thMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,410thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,442ndLargest Governments: 8,807thHighest Average Tax Rates: 8,906thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,397thHighest Average Incomes: 10,644thHealthiest Citizens: 11,551stLargest Black Market: 11,606thMost Efficient Economies: 11,640thMost Authoritarian: 12,094thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12,382ndMost Developed: 12,592ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 12,597thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 12,663rdLargest Mining Sector: 12,686thTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 14,530thLargest Insurance Industry: 19,540thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 22,705th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 49th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 49th in the regionMost Patriotic: 69th in the regionTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 88th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 90th in the regionMost Devout: 94th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 98th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 111th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 113th in the regionLargest Black Market: 122nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 135th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 162nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 171st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 185th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 187th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 191st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 214th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 219th in the regionLargest Governments: 224th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 241st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 251st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 287th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 289th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 300th in the regionMost Developed: 312th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 331st in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 476th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 510th in the regionMost Influential: 602nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 685th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 708th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 767th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 779th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 818th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 3 » The Seeker of Power, Jar Wattinree, and East Durthang.