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The Republic of Praestania

“To the skies!”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Good

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Republic of Praestania is a huge, efficient nation, ruled by Kayid with an even hand, and remarkable for its pith helmet sales, otherworldly petting zoo, and complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed population of 983 million Praestans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Stolitse. The average income tax rate is 64.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Praestan economy, worth 124 trillion Fenrongs a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is an impressive 126,464 Fenrongs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Kayid's media campaigns take a hiatus around exam week, spies caught in Praestania are never heard from again, the nation's democracy attracts huddled masses yearning to breathe free, and Propaganda and Partisanship 101 is a required class all political candidates must pass before being nominated by their chosen party. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Praestania's national animal is the White Pegasus, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Praestania is ranked 244,722nd in the world and 10,670th in The North Pacific for Most Rebellious Youth, scoring -16 on the Stark-Dean Displacement Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 178thMost Influential: 1,399thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 6,184thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 8,237thLargest Agricultural Sector: 12,029thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,805thTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 13,194thMost Developed: 14,097thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,588thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,003rdMost Secular: 15,228thSafest: 15,469thLargest Retail Industry: 15,561stHighest Poor Incomes: 17,646thLongest Average Lifespans: 18,322ndHealthiest Citizens: 18,578thSmartest Citizens: 21,126thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 21,662ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 22,204thHighest Average Incomes: 23,153rdMost Efficient Economies: 23,336thMost Pacifist: 24,804thHighest Food Quality: 24,854thMost Cultured: 25,052ndMost Advanced Public Education: 25,741stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 25,815th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 132nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 348th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 402nd in the regionMost Influential: 435th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 447th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 567th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 656th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 684th in the regionMost Secular: 722nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 751st in the regionMost Developed: 787th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 796th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 871st in the regionSafest: 891st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 958th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 969th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 981st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1,011th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1,057th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1,081st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,086th in the regionMost Average: 1,104th in the region

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