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The Kingdom of Shpanland

“Live and be happy.”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat


The Kingdom of Shpanland is a huge, efficient nation, renowned for its smutty television, state-planned economy, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed population of 211 million Shpanlandians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Law & Order. The average income tax rate is 71.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Shpanlandian economy, worth 15.1 trillion pounds a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Book Publishing. Average income is 71,469 pounds, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Adverts proclaim it has to be healthy if the Mornay uses hand-grated Gallopavian Gruyère, a blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction, infantry are nicknamed "mushrooms" because they get fed crap and are left in the dark, and high school bands practice by moonlight. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Shpanland's national animal is the Dog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Shpanland is ranked 162,231st in the world and 5,387th in the South Pacific for Highest Drug Use, scoring 46.2 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 4,079thTop
Most Influential: 12,674thMost Pacifist: 13,395thSafest: 15,799thMost Income Equality: 17,767thMost Cheerful Citizens: 18,894thMost Inclusive: 20,103rdLowest Crime Rates: 23,176thMost Cultured: 23,678th
Most Pacifist: 530th in the regionSafest: 541st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 610th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 691st in the regionMost Cultured: 695th in the regionMost Inclusive: 711th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 715th in the regionMost Income Equality: 742nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 793rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 809th in the regionMost Influential: 812th in the region

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