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The Panorama of Mesdag

“Je Maintiendrai la République”

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Location: Nederland

Regional Influence: Vassal


The Panorama of Mesdag is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by MrMesdag with an iron fist, and renowned for its closed borders, deadly medical pandemics, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 32.81 billion Mesdagians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Administration, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of MesdagCity. The average income tax rate is 92.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Mesdagian economy, worth a remarkable 5,786 trillion Antilliaanse guldens a year, is quite specialized and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Uranium Mining, Woodchip Exports, Book Publishing, and Gambling. Average income is an impressive 176,378 Antilliaanse guldens, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.8 times as much as the poorest.

The new classical revitalization of MesdagCity is expected to be completed sometime in the next century, a new guerrilla marketing campaign for tap water involves government agents spraying random citizens with hose water, police reduce their paperwork by refusing to arrest anyone, and 'To Regulate And Beyond' is the unofficial motto of the Mesdagian Space Agency. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Mesdag's national animal is the leeuw, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Atheism.

Mesdag is ranked 932nd in the world and 2nd in Nederland for Most Subsidized Industry, scoring 17,620.75 on the Gilded Widget Scale.

Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 757thMost Subsidized Industry: 932ndLargest Black Market: 1,139thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,553rdMost Stationary: 1,619thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,748thHighest Economic Output: 2,002ndLargest Mining Sector: 2,002ndLargest Populations: 2,362ndTop
Largest Gambling Industry: 3,161stMost Corrupt Governments: 4,660thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,751stMost Efficient Economies: 5,207thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,000thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,133rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,208thLowest Crime Rates: 8,197thLargest Governments: 8,219thMost Influential: 8,743rdHighest Average Incomes: 10,509thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 11,108thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,408thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 13,567thMost Cultured: 13,568thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,758thMost Secular: 15,275thHighest Poor Incomes: 21,634thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 21,777thSmartest Citizens: 23,611thLargest Retail Industry: 25,595th
Most Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 5th in the regionMost Cultured: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 9th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 10th in the region

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