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The Wooded Land of Konar

“We are the forest, and the forest are we.”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Below Average
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Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat


The Wooded Land of Konar is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Bluie with an even hand, and renowned for its smutty television, anti-smoking policies, and digital currency. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 10.849 billion Konarians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Emswe. The average income tax rate is 85.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Konarian economy, worth a remarkable 1,488 trillion chukas a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Book Publishing, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 137,183 chukas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

Escalators are avoided at all costs, schoolchildren must pass a six-month Ethics and Safety Committee Assessment before they are allowed to mix baking soda and vinegar, everyone suspects that everyone else is a terrorist, and autocrats are persona non grata. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Konar's national animal is the tersik, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Atheism.

Konar is ranked 84,365th in the world and 4,735th in The North Pacific for Most Average, scoring 40.75 on the Average Standardized Normality Scale.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 1,306thHealthiest Citizens: 1,619thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,050thTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,365thLowest Crime Rates: 2,530thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,886thBest Weather: 3,399thMost Secular: 3,537thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,750thMost Influential: 4,022ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 4,332ndMost Developed: 4,597thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,934thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,370thLargest Black Market: 6,493rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,672ndMost Pacifist: 7,163rdSmartest Citizens: 7,353rdMost Inclusive: 7,984thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,212thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9,234thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,656thLargest Governments: 10,144thMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,157thHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,355thHighest Economic Output: 10,369thTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 13,402ndHighest Poor Incomes: 14,395thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,287thHighest Average Incomes: 16,728thMost Efficient Economies: 16,908thLargest Publishing Industry: 19,645thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 19,888thLargest Populations: 22,045th
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 89th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 92nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 124th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 125th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 132nd in the regionTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 152nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 159th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 179th in the regionBest Weather: 197th in the regionMost Secular: 198th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 238th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 244th in the regionLargest Black Market: 259th in the regionMost Developed: 274th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 311th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 333rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 393rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 398th in the regionLargest Populations: 416th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 419th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 442nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 448th in the regionMost Inclusive: 474th in the regionLargest Governments: 492nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 498th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 546th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 675th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 729th in the regionTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 769th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 787th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 847th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 961st in the regionMost Influential: 982nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,169th in the region

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