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The United Socialist States of Span

“We Own Y'all!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
World Benchmark
Economy:
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: The North Pacific

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The United Socialist States of Span is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by M Shobacus Maz with a fair hand, and renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, smutty television, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 38.386 billion Spanners hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Maz. The average income tax rate is 85.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Spanner economy, worth a remarkable 9,919 trillion spannies a year, is highly specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism. Average income is an amazing 258,419 spannies, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A paperwork error has naval privateers being directed to attack land-locked nations, political detractors refer to M Shobacus Maz as 'that Bigtopian puppet', disaster relief budgets are growing like wildfire, and murderers and thieves claim divine inspiration to avoid prosecution. Crime is totally unknown. Span's national animal is the donkey, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Span is ranked 45,177th in the world and 2,147th in The North Pacific for Largest Information Technology Sector, scoring 6,789.13 on the Fann-Boi Productivity Index.

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 4thNicest Citizens: 6thLargest Publishing Industry: 12thMost Compassionate Citizens: 18thBest Weather: 20thMost Pacifist: 35thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 40thMost Beautiful Environments: 73rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 74thLargest Populations: 99thHealthiest Citizens: 104thMost Devout: 174thLongest Average Lifespans: 180thSafest: 218thSmartest Citizens: 231stMost Cultured: 236thLowest Crime Rates: 313thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 337thHighest Economic Output: 448thMost Rebellious Youth: 537thMost Stationary: 545thMost Influential: 580thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 760thMost Inclusive: 873rdHighest Poor Incomes: 1,486thTop
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Largest Governments: 2,566thHighest Average Incomes: 3,053rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,562ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 4,287thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,361stMost Advanced Public Education: 5,481stLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,485thLargest Welfare Programs: 7,731stNudest: 9,733rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 10,023rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,899thTop
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Highest Drug Use: 15,869thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 15,971stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 19,084thMost Developed: 20,554th
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Largest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 4th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 5th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Cultured: 8th in the regionSafest: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 10th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 10th in the regionMost Devout: 10th in the regionMost Stationary: 11th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 12th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 17th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 21st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 41st in the regionMost Inclusive: 61st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 81st in the regionTop
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 110th in the regionLargest Governments: 130th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 146th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 184th in the regionMost Influential: 195th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 221st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 263rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 271st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 326th in the regionNudest: 361st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 371st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 422nd in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 441st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 453rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 502nd in the regionTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 625th in the region

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