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The Republic of San Montagna

“Deus Vult”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
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Location: The Western Isles

Regional Influence: Truckler


The Republic of San Montagna is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Prime Minister Giorgio Cavallo with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, public floggings, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 3.846 billion San Montagnans 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 relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sabazio. The average income tax rate is 39.8%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient San Montagnan economy, worth 815 trillion Lires a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 212,076 Lires, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Retiring citizens are dragged away in the middle of the night by mysterious men in black suits, wrongful arrests abound as 'criminals' blame the guy next to them, sales of fishnet stockings have reached a record high, and delivery truck companies use hospital parking lots to store 16-wheelers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. San Montagna's national animal is the Cool animal, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Catholicism.

San Montagna is ranked 128,776th in the world and 144th in The Western Isles for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring 8.58 on the Hayek Index.

Largest Agricultural Sector: 205thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 417thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,190thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,348thMost Influential: 1,599thTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 1,723rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,014thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,610thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,751stMost Devout: 2,989thLargest Black Market: 3,115thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,565thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,859thHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,188thHighest Average Incomes: 4,794thHealthiest Citizens: 6,245thTop
Most Efficient Economies: 8,768thBest Weather: 9,132ndLowest Crime Rates: 10,686thLargest Information Technology Sector: 10,891stLargest Mining Sector: 11,183rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,047thMost Beautiful Environments: 13,789thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,110thLargest Insurance Industry: 14,501st
Largest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 7th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 9th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Devout: 12th in the regionTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 16th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 17th in the regionMost Influential: 17th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 34 » Vancouvia, Noronica, Agadar, Ostehaar, Athara Magarat, Keomora, San Jimenez, Verdon, Linaviar, Michigonia, Chasia, Central Deimos, Townside, Llananas, Miklania, Aruia, Blijland, Polar Svalbard, Great-Imperialonia, Thuzbekistan, Murab, Orsandia, East Rylasia, Cosie, Dothrakia, Equitasia, Dragao do Mar, Frencin, Imhlaba, Greater Cesnica, Belle Ilse en Terre, Razzgriz, Yorrkon, and Corindia.