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The Queendom of Shantuary

“Changes come from within”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Queendom of Shantuary is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, remarkable for its smutty television and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 326 million Shantuaryians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Environment, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kiwi. The average income tax rate is 54.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Shantuaryian economy, worth 22.9 trillion Shannieses a year, is led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Basket Weaving. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 70,221 Shannieses, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

More money is spent on policing the welfare system for abuse than on the welfare system itself, unpopular cops are fired at a moment's notice by the citizens they police, posters on 'Shantuaryian Values' advise against being proud of Shantuary, and political gridlock ensues as even the most innocuous legislation is vetoed by the Supreme Court for potential civil rights violations. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Shantuary's national animal is the Ragdoll Cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Shantuary is ranked 163,880th in the world and 5,379th in the South Pacific for Largest Mining Sector, scoring 61.65 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 4,000thLeast Corrupt Governments: 9,421stSafest: 9,770thMost Pacifist: 10,512thMost Influential: 11,336thTop
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Most Devout: 14,490thMost Inclusive: 15,349thBest Weather: 15,944thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,637thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,813thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,236thNicest Citizens: 19,753rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 20,609thMost Income Equality: 23,620th
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Safest: 331st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 377th in the regionTop
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Most Pacifist: 407th in the regionMost Devout: 417th in the regionBest Weather: 532nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 544th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 564th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 565th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 591st in the regionNicest Citizens: 713th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 735th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 736th in the regionMost Influential: 737th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 786th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 51 » Marinho Islands, Concrete Slab, Holota, PenguinPies, Corgitopiaa, Volaworand, Qvait, Erinor, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, Aidenfieeld, Land Without Shrimp, Tepertopia, Scu Greinne, Farengeto, Beepee, Ceutalia, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Rebel-topia, Wehraboos, Bartonia Nova, Ipugao, Aumeltopia, Purple Hyacinth, Drugged up Kitties, Belschaft, Treir, Ebonhand, Freedoom, Yeses, Amerion, Canmore, LadyRebels, Playing Pianos Filled With Flames, Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories, Kaoia, Tsvetania, Bawkie, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, JavaSiege, Dalegreen, Kaleidescooptopia, Carthatska, Auphelia, Beblahbleblo, Kiani, Rhetiaa, Eastern Mekong, North Prarie, Agletgreenia, Fighting Kawi Ninja, and 1 other.Solanosco.