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The Militariat Republic of Merlovich

“Forward, together as one.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Militariat Republic of Merlovich is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Ali MacKillop with an even hand, and renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, ubiquitous missile silos, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 3.946 billion Merlovichans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, with Education, Industry, and Law & Order also on the agenda, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Melbourne. The average income tax rate is 78.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Merlovichian economy, worth 606 trillion Merlovichan Dollars a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 153,584 Merlovichan Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

One tree's worth of paperwork accompanies each imported log of timber, posters on 'Merlovichian Values' advise against being proud of Merlovich, economists have been named Invertebrates of the Year, and high school bands practice by moonlight. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Merlovich's national animal is the Kangaroo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is No Official Religion.

Merlovich is ranked 114,263rd in the world and 4,387th in The East Pacific for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring 523.38 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 811thMost Influential: 1,191stTop
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Most Armed: 3,691stMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,777thRudest Citizens: 6,001stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,260thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,213thMost Efficient Economies: 8,580thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,790thLowest Crime Rates: 9,704thMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,754thMost Developed: 10,193rdLargest Governments: 10,798thLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,208thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 11,750thHighest Average Incomes: 12,842ndSmartest Citizens: 13,310thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 14,421stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 14,572ndLongest Average Lifespans: 14,921stHighest Average Tax Rates: 16,057thMost Corrupt Governments: 16,717thMost Cultured: 18,609thMost Advanced Public Education: 18,701stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,875thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20,543rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 21,294thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 21,572ndLargest Retail Industry: 22,188th
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Most Influential: 41st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 44th in the regionMost Armed: 86th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 157th in the regionRudest Citizens: 168th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 186th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 209th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 225th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 247th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 259th in the regionLargest Governments: 266th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 282nd in the regionMost Developed: 300th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 308th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 335th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 337th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 345th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 350th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 408th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 430th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 440th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 458th in the regionMost Cultured: 500th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 519th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 566th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 580th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 637th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 684th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 711th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 714th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 718th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 734th in the regionLargest Populations: 752nd in the region

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