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The Kingdom of The Black Forrest

“Where's Momo?”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: Forest

Regional Influence: Truckler

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The Kingdom of The Black Forrest is a gargantuan, genial nation, renowned for its smutty television, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 37.908 billion Black Forrestians 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 government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Omashu. The income tax rate is 100%.

The powerhouse Black Forrestian economy, worth a remarkable 7,570 trillion Gold Pieces a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Trout Farming. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 199,718 Gold Pieces, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The internet has been placed under government control, EpiPen sales have skyrocketed, the Finance Ministry posts hourly updates on where taxpayer money is spent, and the installation of street lights across remote goat tracks has left citizens bemused. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Black Forrest's national animal is the Winged Lemur, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

The Black Forrest is ranked 220,809th in the world and 418th in Forest for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -1321.37 on the Hayek Index.

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 199thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 200thLargest Populations: 219thMost Advanced Public Transport: 283rdBest Weather: 584thHighest Average Tax Rates: 588thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 590thMost Beautiful Environments: 691stMost Advanced Public Education: 710thLargest Governments: 752ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 757thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 794thNicest Citizens: 799thHighest Economic Output: 803rdLargest Welfare Programs: 859thLargest Publishing Industry: 986thMost Influential: 1,150thSafest: 1,331stSmartest Citizens: 1,565thLowest Crime Rates: 1,590thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,622ndHealthiest Citizens: 1,669thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,729thTop
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Most Cultured: 3,036thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,091stHighest Poor Incomes: 3,302ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,440thMost Pacifist: 4,525thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,600thLeast Corrupt Governments: 5,487thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,828thMost Devout: 6,198thHighest Average Incomes: 6,294thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,587thMost Inclusive: 9,645thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,893rdTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 14,431stMost Developed: 15,604thMost Stationary: 16,737thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,818th
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Largest Populations: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 4th in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 7th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 7th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 10th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 11th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 13th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 14th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 17th in the regionMost Influential: 18th in the regionNicest Citizens: 18th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 19th in the regionBest Weather: 21st in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 22nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 22nd in the regionSafest: 23rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 23rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 25th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 26th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 26th in the regionMost Devout: 35th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 37th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 38th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 38th in the region

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