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The Commonwealth of Vauquelin

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Category: Left-Leaning College State
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Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Commonwealth of Vauquelin is a massive, cultured nation, remarkable for its ban on automobiles, smutty television, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate population of 2.745 billion Vauquelians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, liberal government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Education, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 76.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Vauquelian economy, worth 102 trillion livres a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Basket Weaving. Average income is 37,303 livres, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Dozens of viewers go online to hear whether a comma has been added to Clause 5 in Subsection B of Law 58375, Vauquelin's free colleges struggle to maintain standards in the face of overwhelming demand, the government seeks peaceful forum with terrorists, and a new guerrilla marketing campaign for tap water involves government agents spraying random citizens with hose water. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Vauquelin's national animal is the phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Vauquelin is ranked 220,049th in the world and 8,687th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -9.49 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,136thMost Influential: 1,650thTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,838thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9,198thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,366thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,902ndMost Rebellious Youth: 11,519thTop
Best Weather: 12,642ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,442ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 16,270thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,369thNicest Citizens: 17,049thMost Inclusive: 19,641stHighest Average Tax Rates: 19,706thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 19,772ndLongest Average Lifespans: 21,508th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 403rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 417th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 496th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 564th in the regionMost Influential: 665th in the regionBest Weather: 731st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 748th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 763rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 793rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 881st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 893rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 927th in the region

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