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The Seesaw Republic of Korktopia

“Strength Through Incest”

Category: Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Seesaw Republic of Korktopia is a huge, efficient nation, remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate population of 583 million Korks enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rope City. The average income tax rate is 82.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Korkian economy, worth 36.6 trillion kroks a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 62,853 kroks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Korktopia's heavy congestion charges are the bane of motorists' lives, parking's carefree without parking car fees, school lunches are made with hypo-allergenic wood pulp, and politicians have seen a significant reduction in followers on their social media accounts. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Korktopia's national animal is the wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Korktopia is ranked 197,981st in the world and 7,916th in The East Pacific for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring -7.65 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

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Largest Welfare Programs: 4,193rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,307thMost Pacifist: 5,052ndSafest: 5,599thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,676thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,198thBest Weather: 6,872ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 7,317thNicest Citizens: 8,406thMost Influential: 9,449thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,624thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,852ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 11,053rdTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,408thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,921stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13,414thHealthiest Citizens: 13,634thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,002ndMost Secular: 15,483rdMost Inclusive: 16,771stMost Advanced Public Transport: 18,001stSmartest Citizens: 19,671stLowest Crime Rates: 19,839thMost Valuable International Artwork: 21,539th
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Largest Welfare Programs: 104th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 135th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 154th in the regionSafest: 169th in the regionMost Pacifist: 185th in the regionBest Weather: 211th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 237th in the regionNicest Citizens: 265th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 285th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 288th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 301st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 330th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 367th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 412th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 415th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 442nd in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 515th in the regionMost Secular: 522nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 523rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 544th in the regionMost Influential: 549th in the regionMost Inclusive: 558th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 589th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 673rd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 675th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 742nd in the regionLargest Governments: 806th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 880th in the region

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