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The Commonwealth of Laretia

“I ran out of motto ideas”

Category: Father Knows Best State
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Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Commonwealth of Laretia is a massive, safe nation, notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, infamous sell-swords, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.372 billion Laretians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 55.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Laretian economy, worth 159 trillion credits a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Basket Weaving, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 116,257 credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

The insurance industry is outlawed, turning eighteen is often referred to as the 'Age of Aquarius', it is common to still see adults with training wheels on their bikes, and political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Laretia's national animal is the falcon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Laretia is ranked 71,435th in the world and 2,962nd in The East Pacific for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 2,656.72 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,287thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 4,135thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,398thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,735thMost Influential: 4,806thTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 11,822ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 13,747thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 14,286thMost Developed: 16,659th
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 67th in the regionTop
Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 112th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 163rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 373rd in the regionTop
Largest Information Technology Sector: 391st in the regionMost Influential: 391st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 444th in the regionMost Developed: 487th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 489th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 496th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 517th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 532nd in the regionMost Secular: 534th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 561st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 570th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 587th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 587th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 599th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 607th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 621st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 623rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 644th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 645th in the regionLargest Governments: 667th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 668th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 677th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 679th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 712th in the regionMost Inclusive: 713th in the regionMost Cultured: 714th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 21 » Marrico, VW53Aland, H-Zhena, Libertanny, La xinga, BearStackof2015, Commodore Badger, Avakael, Eagas, Brotherland, Firenation91, Zukchiva, Dragons Blood, Roissyland, Axdel, Brethren, Tim Stark, Feu de Glace, Eastie, Ramaeus, and Marrabuk.