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The Reunited Land of The Shadow Republik

“Peace through superior firepower”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Location: Lazarus

Regional Influence: Minnow

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The Reunited Land of The Shadow Republik is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Rogue Shadow with an iron fist, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, prohibition of alcohol, and otherworldly petting zoo. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 9.804 billion Shadow Republikians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous, corrupt government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Education, Industry, and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Shadow City. The average income tax rate is 98.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Shadow Republikian economy, worth a remarkable 2,061 trillion credits a year, is quite specialized and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 210,265 credits, with the richest citizens earning 5.7 times as much as the poorest.

Environmentalists are advocating slash-and-burn in the nation's forests, new pilots are regularly reminded that they are more expendable than their planes, kindergartners' favourite dance move is the stop-drop-and-roll, and money grows on trees. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. The Shadow Republik's national animal is the dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is atheism.

The Shadow Republik is ranked 4,968th in the world and 251st in Lazarus for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring 42,111.62 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 924thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,037thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,755thLargest Governments: 2,094thMost Armed: 2,321stMost Cultured: 2,360thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,380thMost Patriotic: 2,386thTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,726thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,206thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,211thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,250thHighest Food Quality: 4,034thHealthiest Citizens: 4,186thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,278thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,792ndMost Advanced Public Education: 4,799thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,968thMost Developed: 4,993rdMost Efficient Economies: 4,993rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,126thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,151stHighest Average Incomes: 6,478thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,946thSmartest Citizens: 7,132ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,907thLowest Crime Rates: 7,982ndMost Inclusive: 8,172ndRudest Citizens: 8,511thHighest Economic Output: 9,213thLargest Black Market: 9,321stMost Secular: 9,814thBest Weather: 9,869thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,323rdMost Corrupt Governments: 10,555thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11,027thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 18,289thHighest Poor Incomes: 18,584th
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 40th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 71st in the regionMost Patriotic: 73rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 74th in the regionLargest Governments: 84th in the regionMost Armed: 95th in the regionMost Cultured: 104th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 106th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 115th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 129th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 136th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 150th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 182nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 203rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 214th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 220th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 221st in the regionMost Developed: 234th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 237th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 251st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 260th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 276th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 319th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 321st in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 371st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 375th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 412th in the regionMost Inclusive: 425th in the regionLargest Black Market: 428th in the regionRudest Citizens: 428th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 443rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 462nd in the regionMost Secular: 502nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 522nd in the regionBest Weather: 531st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 545th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 5 » Kryansk, The Sigometh Dynasty, Debussy, Treadwellia, and Suvmia.