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The Unholy Commonwealth of Melehan

“Life, Land, and Liberty”

Category: Left-Leaning College State
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Location: Wintreath

Regional Influence: Handshaker


The Unholy Commonwealth of Melehan is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Melia Volu with an even hand, and notable for its rum-swilling pirates, compulsory military service, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The compassionate, democratic population of 14.605 billion Melens enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Melaris. The average income tax rate is 95.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Melehanian economy, worth a remarkable 2,297 trillion Scales a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 157,337 Scales, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The news is showing footage of Melia Volu bullying an old man to the point of tears, most households' childcare costs are higher than their mortgage payments, rumor has it that Melia Volu has won three lotteries in a row, and the Museum of Blackacrean War Crimes is located on "Blackacre Did Nothing Wrong Avenue". Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Melehan's national animal is the Amphiptere, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Existentialism.

Melehan is ranked 266,223rd in the world and 404th in Wintreath for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -388.79 on the Hayek Index.

Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,078thMost Inclusive: 1,516thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,598thHighest Food Quality: 1,664thMost Cultured: 2,044thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,593rdTop
Best Weather: 2,758thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,817thMost Pacifist: 2,824thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,874thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,078thHealthiest Citizens: 3,215thMost Developed: 3,218thMost Influential: 3,355thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,391stNicest Citizens: 3,680thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,802ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,940thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,650thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,659thSmartest Citizens: 4,978thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,980thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,253rdLargest Governments: 5,975thLowest Crime Rates: 6,619thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,738thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,030thSafest: 7,528thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,600thHighest Economic Output: 8,056thMost Cheerful Citizens: 9,700thMost Stationary: 11,028thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,567thHighest Average Incomes: 13,505thTop
Most Efficient Economies: 15,784thMost Valuable International Artwork: 16,995thLargest Populations: 20,443rdMost Subsidized Industry: 20,873rdMost Secular: 23,082ndMost Patriotic: 25,470th
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionHighest Food Quality: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 4th in the regionMost Pacifist: 4th in the regionMost Cultured: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 4th in the regionTop
Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 5th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 8th in the regionNicest Citizens: 8th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 13th in the regionMost Influential: 13th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 13th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 15th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 15th in the regionNudest: 15th in the regionLargest Governments: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 16th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 18th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 19th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 20th in the regionTop
Safest: 21st in the regionMost Stationary: 21st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 23rd in the regionLargest Populations: 33rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 36th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 37th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 38th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 39th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 40th in the region

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