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The Forested Monarchy of New Skandenivia

“Integrity, Loyalty, and Empathy!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: Europe

Regional Influence: Newcomer

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The Forested Monarchy of New Skandenivia is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Queen Charlotte VII with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, absence of drug laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 2.755 billion New Skandenivians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of St Valentine City. The average income tax rate is 84.1%.

The powerhouse New Skandenivian economy, worth 264 trillion Kröns a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 95,868 Kröns, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

People who have had childhood imaginary friends are told they can't ever be trusted with guns, t-shirts displaying a photo of Queen Charlotte VII performing the Full-Monty are selling out, the subway is dead quiet in early afternoons, and the new Refuse Hills housing development is under construction. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Skandenivia's national animal is the Puffin, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

New Skandenivia is ranked 196,992nd in the world and 1,177th in Europe for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -8 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Least Corrupt Governments: 4,266thNicest Citizens: 4,804thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,924thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,965thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,043rdMost Pacifist: 5,490thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,076thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,652ndBest Weather: 8,721stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,755thSafest: 8,805thMost Inclusive: 8,818thHighest Food Quality: 10,342ndMost Advanced Public Education: 10,439thTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 10,940thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,155thHealthiest Citizens: 11,401stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,743rdLargest Publishing Industry: 11,970thMost Beautiful Environments: 12,197thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,229thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,390thMost Valuable International Artwork: 13,406thLowest Crime Rates: 13,543rdMost Cultured: 14,632ndSmartest Citizens: 15,685thLargest Governments: 17,765thMost Scientifically Advanced: 20,325thLargest Information Technology Sector: 21,064th
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Least Corrupt Governments: 61st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 62nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 64th in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 91st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 94th in the regionNudest: 95th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 99th in the regionMost Pacifist: 109th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 115th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 122nd in the region

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