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The San Sierran Republic of Shavara

“Las Montañas Santas será brillados por espíritus caídos”

Category: New York Times Democracy
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Very Good
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Location: The East Pacific

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The San Sierran Republic of Shavara is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Esteban Villacrés with a fair hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies, sprawling nuclear power plants, and pith helmet sales. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 5.117 billion San Sierrans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, although Industry, Education, and Administration are also considered important. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Santa Defensa. The average income tax rate is 95.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Shavaran economy, worth a remarkable 1,690 trillion Evirías a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an amazing 330,283 Evirías, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Funerals are often rudely interrupted by juggling clowns shouting for volunteers from the audience, road signs are getting harder to read under layers of knitted woolen cardigans, blackface performers claim they are being deliberately ironic, and East Lebatuckese astronauts' favorite game during downtime on the Multinational Space Station is 'I Spy'. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Shavara's national animal is the Defensan Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Sanquis Catholicism.

Shavara is ranked 217,318th in the world and 8,823rd in The East Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -452.33 on the Hayek Index.

Rudest Citizens: 616thHighest Poor Incomes: 783rdMost Efficient Economies: 816thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,124thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,195thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,231stMost Armed: 1,259thMost Developed: 1,435thHighest Average Incomes: 1,445thSmartest Citizens: 1,593rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,672ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,768thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,837thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,856thLargest Governments: 1,993rdHealthiest Citizens: 2,181stTop
Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,512thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,857thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,896thMost Influential: 3,095thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,222ndMost Cultured: 3,862ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,251stLargest Black Market: 4,562ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5,969thLargest Mining Sector: 6,239thLowest Crime Rates: 6,474thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,537thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,008thMost Corrupt Governments: 8,084thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,364thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,015thHighest Economic Output: 9,358thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 9,945thTop
Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 11,062ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,668thMost Secular: 17,679thLargest Retail Industry: 18,892ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,312thMost Stationary: 21,533rd
Rudest Citizens: 14th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 22nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 24th in the regionMost Armed: 27th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 30th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 30th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 32nd in the regionMost Developed: 39th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 42nd in the regionLargest Governments: 45th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 47th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 47th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 50th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 52nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 64th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 68th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 76th in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 96th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 112th in the regionLargest Black Market: 129th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 137th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 147th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 150th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 159th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 172nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 173rd in the regionMost Influential: 176th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 176th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 182nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 278th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 279th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 280th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 300th in the regionMost Stationary: 394th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 427th in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 447th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 519th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 579th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 580th in the regionMost Secular: 600th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 692nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 876th in the region

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