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The Commonwealth of Vardanfel

“Nothing is Sacred. All is Permitted”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: the South Pacific

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The Commonwealth of Vardanfel is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Alexander Nisipeanu with a fair hand, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, daily referendums, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 2.454 billion Vardanfelians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Citadel. The average income tax rate is 82.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Vardanfelian economy, worth 405 trillion Septims a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 165,149 Septims, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Political parties are banned from advertising and receiving private donations, board shorts have replaced board rooms, couples kissing on the street are detained for 'unlawful exchange of genetic material', and psychiatrists that date patients are congratulated on their romantic conquests. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vardanfel's national animal is the Giant Dire Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Agnosticism.

Vardanfel is ranked 9,331st in the world and 300th in the South Pacific for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 11,204.85 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,585thMost Influential: 1,980thTop
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Safest: 3,320thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,402ndMost Pacifist: 3,418thNicest Citizens: 4,065thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,426thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,694thBest Weather: 4,755thRudest Citizens: 4,820thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,946thHealthiest Citizens: 5,259thMost Developed: 5,510thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,584thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,811thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,037thSmartest Citizens: 6,300thLargest Retail Industry: 6,371stLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,612thMost Efficient Economies: 6,738thMost Cultured: 7,132ndLowest Crime Rates: 7,175thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,066thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,133rdMost Advanced Public Education: 9,331stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9,514thLargest Governments: 9,555thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,752ndMost Secular: 10,225thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,403rdMost Inclusive: 10,545thHighest Average Incomes: 11,093rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,857thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,001stTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 13,380thMost Advanced Public Transport: 16,778thHighest Drug Use: 18,801st
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 105th in the regionSafest: 122nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 133rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 141st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 151st in the regionBest Weather: 158th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 162nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 167th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 167th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 176th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 182nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 186th in the regionMost Developed: 188th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 192nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 194th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 197th in the regionMost Influential: 208th in the regionMost Cultured: 211th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 215th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 220th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 222nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 248th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 250th in the regionLargest Governments: 270th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 283rd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 283rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 300th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 302nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 317th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 320th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 346th in the regionMost Secular: 349th in the regionMost Inclusive: 380th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 389th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 398th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 448th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 518th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 781st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 786th in the region

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