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The Non-Existent Nation of Socialist Heronia

“Together, comrades, we shall reach for the sky!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
World Benchmark

Location: The Communist Bloc

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Non-Existent Nation of Socialist Heronia is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Premier Ilitra Jasfenix with a fair hand, and remarkable for its compulsory military service, ubiquitous missile silos, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 9.23 billion commie herons hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Terenci. The average income tax rate is 81.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Socialist Heronian economy, worth a remarkable 1,083 trillion blocs 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 dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 117,430 blocs, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Money can't buy love but mercy is entirely negotiable, more sidewalk is dedicated to animals than people, the Museum of Blackacrean War Crimes is located on "Blackacre Did Nothing Wrong Avenue", and the nation's spies are always on break time. Crime is totally unknown. Socialist Heronia's national animal is the steel-grey heron, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Socialist Heronia is ranked 9,167th in the world and 143rd in The Communist Bloc for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 413.53 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

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Most Influential: 2,145thTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,817thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5,380thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,128thMost Inclusive: 7,595thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,540thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,665thNicest Citizens: 8,763rdMost Cultured: 8,800thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,970thLargest Welfare Programs: 9,072ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,167thHighest Food Quality: 9,274thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,538thMost Advanced Public Transport: 10,130thMost Developed: 10,416thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,087thSmartest Citizens: 11,477thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,646thLeast Corrupt Governments: 11,656thMost Beautiful Environments: 12,145thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 13,635thHighest Average Tax Rates: 14,553rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 14,770thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16,071stMost Efficient Economies: 16,276thMost Cheerful Citizens: 16,429thMost Secular: 17,384thLargest Governments: 17,622ndMost Subsidized Industry: 18,934thHighest Economic Output: 19,273rdLongest Average Lifespans: 19,602ndHighest Drug Use: 21,874th
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Highest Drug Use: 46th in the regionMost Influential: 59th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 80th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 82nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 91st in the regionTop
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Most Politically Free: 104th in the regionLargest Populations: 109th in the regionMost Cultured: 122nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 125th in the regionMost Stationary: 132nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 134th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 140th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 143rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 151st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 173rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 175th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 175th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 189th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 192nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 192nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 58 » Vulga, Shamian, The Workers Union of Habsburg-Lorraine, Kethania, Ganjallia, Luftetia, Rothnia, Karelianastan, Marxmeans, Bibliophilius, Maxuus, Uinted Communist of Africa, Virdmar, The palace of God 2, United States of Stalinia, Soviet Felines, Transbiansylvania, -Gregoria, Berlin Commune, Cassaracen, Sneuna, Council of America, Picuros, Itilien, The United Kindom under Socialist Rule, Feyrisshire, Toplandia, Whatevernext, Slakchtreen, Phallas, Yeniseisk, Maogeji, Keltische, Bruzzundunga, Floreznia, Tranbian, Mallissa, Brauengen, Grand Pato, Soviet State of Covernant, Pangeaeae, The Bon Fa Islands, Wice, New Soviet States of America, Borealian Communes, Sunsetshimmer, Kheltchistan, Rohvenn, 104 Partisans, The Movion, and 8 others.Luwendr, Arpol, Halsoni, Socialist Balkon, Vinidad, The Transmanian Islands, Heitoria, and Europa volksdemokratisch sozialistisch.