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The Parliamentary Democracy of Springhollow

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Location: the South Pacific

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The Parliamentary Democracy of Springhollow is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Prime Minister TM with a fair hand, and notable for its rampant corporate plagiarism, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 2.155 billion citizens hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ottawa. The average income tax rate is 84.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Springhollowian economy, worth 202 trillion dollars a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Tourism. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 94,103 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Stealing from a clothesline is a serious offence, there's a literal nanny state for the legions of children taken by social services, old dogs don't have to learn new tricks but they have to prove they haven't forgotten old ones, and preschools put children down for naps with milk, cookies, and a gruesome story of vengeance. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Springhollow's national animal is the cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is atheism.

Springhollow is ranked 9,289th in the world and 298th in the South Pacific for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 11,188 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,390thMost Secular: 1,678thMost Influential: 1,750thTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 3,595thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,644thMost Pacifist: 3,807thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,881stNicest Citizens: 5,355thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,379thSafest: 6,368thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,376thMost Inclusive: 6,403rdBest Weather: 6,769thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,443rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,944thHealthiest Citizens: 8,184thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,008thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,289thMost Developed: 10,584thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,596thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,864thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,998thTop
Highest Average Tax Rates: 12,409thSmartest Citizens: 14,389thMost Cultured: 15,231stLargest Publishing Industry: 15,758thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,021stLowest Crime Rates: 17,827thLargest Governments: 18,402ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 19,135thMost Subsidized Industry: 20,163rdMost Efficient Economies: 21,834thHighest Poor Incomes: 23,093rd
Most Secular: 56th in the regionTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 108th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 123rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 141st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 143rd in the regionMost Influential: 176th in the regionNicest Citizens: 181st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 183rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 186th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 216th in the regionBest Weather: 220th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 221st in the regionSafest: 221st in the regionMost Inclusive: 222nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 236th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 239th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 251st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 298th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 310th in the regionMost Developed: 327th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 334th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 348th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 368th in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 448th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 448th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 452nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 518th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 524th in the regionLargest Governments: 540th in the regionMost Politically Free: 555th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 563rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 682nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 698th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 762nd in the region

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