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The Autocratic Stratocracy of Sharkdonia

“Ostendit nullum misericordiae!”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: Anteria

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The Autocratic Stratocracy of Sharkdonia is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Supreme Leader Joseph Builder II with an iron fist, and renowned for its ubiquitous missile silos, free-roaming dinosaurs, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 5.041 billion Sharkdonians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Industry also on the agenda, while International Aid and Spirituality aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sharkdon. The average income tax rate is 90.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Sharkdonian economy, worth a remarkable 1,149 trillion Sharkdonian dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 227,990 Sharkdonian dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Pilots always remember to send their doctors a Maxxmas card, mandatory updates on software drivers often bring life to a halt, Sharkdonians believe a soft answer turneth away wrath but punitive punishment is much more fun, and libraries are replacing history books and classic novels with technical manuals and trades directories to match the nation's changing demands. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sharkdonia's national animal is the Red Shark, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Kharistrisismn.

Sharkdonia is ranked 223,747th in the world and 364th in Anteria for Fattest Citizens, with 6.48 Obesity Rate.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,333rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,885thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,893rdTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 2,633rdLowest Crime Rates: 3,592ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,656thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,141stMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,175thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,328thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,509thHighest Average Incomes: 4,576thMost Developed: 4,689thLargest Governments: 5,391stMost Efficient Economies: 5,589thSmartest Citizens: 5,734thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,789thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,955thLargest Black Market: 6,151stHealthiest Citizens: 6,851stMost Influential: 7,192ndLargest Publishing Industry: 7,775thRudest Citizens: 7,954thLargest Retail Industry: 8,418thHighest Average Tax Rates: 8,580thMost Secular: 9,703rdMost Subsidized Industry: 9,923rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 10,350thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,423rdMost Beautiful Environments: 11,757thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,985thTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 13,209thHighest Economic Output: 15,954thLargest Insurance Industry: 17,109thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,746thBest Weather: 20,026thMost Stationary: 22,586thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 22,598th
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Highest Poor Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 8th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 8th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 10th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 10th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 11th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 12th in the regionLargest Governments: 12th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 12th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 13th in the regionMost Secular: 17th in the regionMost Stationary: 18th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 20th in the regionRudest Citizens: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 22nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 23rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 23rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 23rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 24th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 24th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 25th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 25th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 38th in the region

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