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The Constitutional Monarchy of Nightthorn

“To keep our lands secure is the highest honor.”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Anteria

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Constitutional Monarchy of Nightthorn is a colossal, orderly nation, remarkable for its frequent executions, ubiquitous missile silos, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, cynical population of 5.439 billion Nighthorians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The enormous, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Athalen City. The average income tax rate is 85.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Nightthornian economy, worth 583 trillion Sens a year, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Trout Farming. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 107,231 Sens, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The nation is ravaged by daily union strikes, one does not simply walk into the tundra, a favorite "life hack" for gap year backpackers is to pretend to be homeless for government handouts, and squeaky high prepubescent voices recite the patriotic poem "Hail to The Leader!" before each meal. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Nightthorn's national animal is the Hawk, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Nightthorn is ranked 53,493rd in the world and 43rd in Anteria for Largest Populations, with 5.44 billion Capita.

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Most Advanced Public Transport: 8,614thLowest Crime Rates: 8,701stMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,113thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 9,387thSafest: 10,018thHealthiest Citizens: 10,073rdLongest Average Lifespans: 10,863rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,922ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,736thHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,836thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 12,169thMost Authoritarian: 12,383rdMost Advanced Public Education: 12,740thMost Secular: 13,202ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13,257thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,015thBest Weather: 14,049thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,321stNicest Citizens: 14,795thMost Beautiful Environments: 15,031stHighest Poor Incomes: 15,148thLargest Governments: 15,387thMost Inclusive: 16,261stSmartest Citizens: 17,794thLargest Welfare Programs: 18,481stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 18,796thMost Stationary: 20,978thMost Cultured: 22,225th
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 12th in the regionMost Stationary: 15th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18th in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 20th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 21st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23rd in the regionMost Secular: 25th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 26th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 27th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 27th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 29th in the regionSafest: 30th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 30th in the regionLargest Governments: 30th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 34th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 34th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 36th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 37th in the regionMost Extreme: 37th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 39th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 39th in the region

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