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The Republic of Shavara

“Luchar, proteger, honor.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Republic of Shavara is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Salvador Manzanedo with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, sprawling nuclear power plants, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 2.26 billion Shavarans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Industry, Education, and Law & Order also on the agenda, while Welfare isn't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shara. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 75.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Shavaran economy, worth 572 trillion Luk Pesos a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an amazing 253,507 Luk Pesos, with the richest citizens earning 5.6 times as much as the poorest.

On-call doctors who check their pagers during movies are banned from cinemas for life, urban graffiti is hand-calligraphed in perfectly kerned elegant fonts, it's rare to find an unchewed pencil, and passionate nomination battles are often as intense as general elections. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Shavara's national animal is the Harpy Eagle and its national religion is Sanquis de Caelo Christianity.

Shavara is ranked 159,326th in the world and 6,102nd in The East Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -145.57 on the Hayek Index.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,494thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,592ndTop
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Rudest Citizens: 1,757thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,765thMost Influential: 2,175thHighest Average Incomes: 2,710thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,897thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,112thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,166thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,697thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,823rdLargest Mining Sector: 4,188thLargest Black Market: 4,237thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,587thMost Armed: 5,536thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,595thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,480thSmartest Citizens: 6,537thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,729thLargest Governments: 6,861stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,460thTop
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Most Developed: 9,253rdHighest Poor Incomes: 9,451stLargest Retail Industry: 10,057thMost Efficient Economies: 10,462ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13,019thMost Secular: 13,475thHealthiest Citizens: 15,186thMost Advanced Public Education: 15,396thMost Cultured: 16,650thLowest Crime Rates: 17,002ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 17,073rd
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 24th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 29th in the regionRudest Citizens: 37th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 47th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 51st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 59th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 63rd in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 65th in the regionLargest Black Market: 67th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 73rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 98th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 101st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 111th in the regionMost Armed: 117th in the regionMost Influential: 136th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 137th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 150th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 150th in the regionLargest Governments: 159th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 163rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 220th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 229th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 260th in the regionMost Developed: 260th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 281st in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 332nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 396th in the regionMost Cultured: 399th in the regionMost Secular: 404th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 405th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 407th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 422nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 442nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 452nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 498th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 510th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 557th in the region

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 99 » Fedele, Socialist Holy American Empire, Ravendi, H-Zhena, A Slanted Black Stripe, Dreamersistan, Aelitia, British Calradia, Marrico, Roissyland, The Happian Union, Aristortia, Elsweyr Land, Arkantis, Am Echad, United China Nation, Merlovich, East Malaysia, Tim Stark, Peatiktist, Asendavia, Verketa, Wiranath, Talitoa, Danelaw Scandinavia, Axdel, Kagorg Bra Corna, Shinnokawa, Arpino, Squid Ruinosa, Fraxhemark, Terrabis-Seran, Pulmonaria, Ruso-Germania, Valdwall, VW53Aland, Davelands, Chols Worithopia, Osterreich und Ungarn, Hizuru, Pakitsk, Amjedia, Brotherland, Rhealaliit, The Anarchy Republic of Slaanesh, Bachtendekuppen, The Holy Utopian Republic, Guthra, Restoration of Eastern Kaiserreich, Superior Indonesia, and 49 others.Kampf Empire, The Angel of Charity, Perpetuam, Republic of Berzerkistan, Neruch, Danesopia, Bortalandet, Devlon, Indrapore, Chria Deau, The United Asian Republics, Kilkire, Erkadia, Theta Xi Nation, SloveStates, BearStackof2015, Arberinopolis, Janoobi Jazair, The Arthirian Republic, United Edwards, Astroa, Sardarnikr, Chile-Paraguay, Stellar Colonies, Just Vale 2, Union of Technocratic Republic, Todd McCloud, The Cult of the Great Cthulhu, Atlia Sonis, Enlil, Vultuca, Justice-Becoming, Kingdom of Pars, Euricanis, The Death Syndicate, Goodnamesarerare, CheeseBurrito, VoyKovie, Memostan, Aleister, The Southern Isles of Dreyse, Tiransia, Greater Felter, Headpat Central, Renovatio de Imperium Coreanum, Gorbastan, The United Neo American Union, Brethren, and The Cture.