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The Free Lands of Vancouvia

“Prosperity, Freedom, Efficiency”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: The Western Isles

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

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The Free Lands of Vancouvia is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic population of 10.238 billion Vancouvians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vesuvius. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Vancouvian economy, worth a remarkable 2,216 trillion coves a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 216,463 coves, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Frat-house partying has become the national pastime, government bureaucrats shut down teenage yard-raking businesses for being counter-revolutionary, ship captains always order a return to port at the slightest sign of rain, and vital intelligence-gathering activities are often put on hold for Call of Honor tournaments. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vancouvia's national animal is the wild cow, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Vancouvia is ranked 170,260th in the world and 239th in The Western Isles for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -1247.09 on the Hayek Index.

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Most Influential: 73rdMost Subsidized Industry: 376thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 478thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 493rdLargest Welfare Programs: 575thHighest Average Tax Rates: 615thMost Advanced Public Education: 719thMost Advanced Public Transport: 757thLargest Governments: 802ndMost Cultured: 1,046thMost Developed: 1,046thSafest: 1,048thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,131stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,153rdMost Inclusive: 1,281stLongest Average Lifespans: 1,367thLowest Crime Rates: 1,399thSmartest Citizens: 1,548thMost Pacifist: 1,629thTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,742ndLargest Publishing Industry: 1,963rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,257thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,268thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,301stHealthiest Citizens: 2,698thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,733rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,846thNicest Citizens: 3,278thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,423rdNudest: 3,703rdMost Rebellious Youth: 3,782ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,797thMost Efficient Economies: 4,071stHighest Average Incomes: 4,507thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,114thHighest Economic Output: 5,226thMost Stationary: 7,687thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 12,473rdMost Secular: 14,064thBest Weather: 17,079th
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Most Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 2nd in the regionTop
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Safest: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 3rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Developed: 3rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionNudest: 4th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 5th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionMost Inclusive: 7th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8th in the regionMost Pacifist: 9th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 10th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 11th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 11th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12th in the regionTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 13th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 13th in the regionLargest Populations: 14th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 14th in the regionNicest Citizens: 16th in the regionMost Politically Free: 18th in the region

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 73 » Verdon, Linaviar, Domanania, Ostehaar, Miklania, Agadar, Xrevaro, Athara Magarat, Keomora, Corindia, Central Deimos, Tripelium777, Noronica, Michigonia, Frencin, San Jimenez, Imperii Sapientia, Murab, Llananas, San Montagna, Townside, Chasia, Thuzbekistan, Aruia, Imhlaba, Blijland, Antagniza, The Republic of Figs, Orsandia, United Bilenia, Cosie, East Rylasia, Tatalonia, Roendavar, Equitasia, Tyrinaria, Shadolio, Joanlandia, Dragao do Mar, Dothrakia, Almorea, Kim Yerim Numba 1, Haasar, Verloren, Razzgriz, Nezaeva, Greater Cesnica, Greesa, Gregorian Republic, Belle Ilse en Terre, and 23 others.Polar Svalbard, Asthuria, Brulafi, Yorrkon, Nhoor, Dormill and Stiura, Renfield, Blakenham, Harnadesh, Atamari, Ile Du Edouard, Meylandt, Veltora, Tracera, Union of Kalmar Republics, Groene Landen, Duzdho, Conhan, Celtin, Austrovik-Germania, Kosania, Cadmusan, and Highland-Moors.
WA update pending: Nation has 72 verified endorsements.