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The Protectorate of Paffnicard 8

“Agricultura pro illis qui agriculturam requirunt”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Location: 10KI Card Farm

Regional Influence: Duckspeaker


The Protectorate of Paffnicard 8 is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Aleksandar Vekili with an even hand, and renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, zero percent divorce rate, and punitive income tax rates. The devout population of 4.19 billion Paffniacs 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 juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Skoptopolis. The average income tax rate is 68.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Paffniac economy, worth 547 trillion banks a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 130,778 banks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

The traditional Violetist dish of stuffed sheep's head is served with an intense look of shock upon its face, burial ceremonies have become as routinised as tax forms, citizens insist that there's no law against standing downwind when marijuana crops are burned off, and owning a really cute pet is grounds for immediate investigation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Paffnicard 8's national animal is the card, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is card farming.

Paffnicard 8 is ranked 16,850th in the world and 9th in 10KI Card Farm for Healthiest Citizens, with 11.33 bananas ingested per day.

Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9,296thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9,408thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,882ndMost Patriotic: 11,304thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,595thMost Devout: 12,735thTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 15,939thHealthiest Citizens: 16,850thLargest Black Market: 16,993rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 17,820thMost Corrupt Governments: 18,235thBest Weather: 19,930thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 20,950thHighest Poor Incomes: 21,323rdHighest Average Incomes: 21,438thLargest Governments: 23,768thMost Efficient Economies: 24,431st
Highest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 6th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionMost Devout: 6th in the region

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