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The CUP Imperial Province of The CUD

“Me ne frego, je m'en fous, Mei guan shi, I don't care”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: Eladen

Regional Influence: Instigator

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The CUP Imperial Province of The CUD is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Da Gong Nio with an even hand, and notable for its national health service, rampant corporate plagiarism, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 33.407 billion Confederates 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 medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Duron. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient a Confederate economy, worth an astonishing 23,054 trillion Silver Seers a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Information Technology, Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is a breathtaking 690,101 Silver Seers, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 3,606,859 per year while the poor average 70,955, a ratio of 50.8 to 1.

Politicians preface their speeches with a declaration that any resemblance to speeches given by individuals living or dead is purely coincidental, the new cheese tax is colloquially known as "wheel welfare", it's considered a civil right to be allowed to neglect and mistreat your own children, and hundreds of subterranean tunnels are being built as part of "Project Morlock". Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. The CUD's national animal is the Jaguar, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

The CUD is ranked 52nd in the world and 4th in Eladen for Highest Economic Output, with 23,054 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Subsidized Industry: 12thLargest Black Market: 13thLargest Welfare Programs: 15thMost Rebellious Youth: 18thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 24thLargest Publishing Industry: 26thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 34thHighest Economic Output: 52ndMost Advanced Public Education: 75thHighest Average Incomes: 80thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 98thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 119thMost Efficient Economies: 119thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 142ndMost Cultured: 177thLargest Governments: 183rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 208thSmartest Citizens: 221stLargest Gambling Industry: 242ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 345thMost Armed: 350thLargest Information Technology Sector: 405thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 440thMost Scientifically Advanced: 452ndFattest Citizens: 796thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 869thHighest Crime Rates: 874thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,075thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,365thLargest Populations: 1,605thTop
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Most Developed: 2,530thMost Devout: 2,746thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,234thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,240thRudest Citizens: 4,841stMost Avoided: 5,673rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6,753rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,903rdLongest Average Lifespans: 8,130thMost Influential: 8,807thTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 16,130thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 18,257thMost Stationary: 19,303rdMost Inclusive: 19,522ndGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 20,551stLargest Mining Sector: 22,503rdHighest Poor Incomes: 22,574th
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Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionMost Developed: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the region

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