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The Republic of Votak Matim

“Quietly extraordinary.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire


The Republic of Votak Matim is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Chief Executive Lana Hayashi with an even hand, and notable for its daily referendums, free-roaming dinosaurs, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, cheerful population of 8.926 billion Votakim 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Korin. The average income tax rate is 96.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Votak economy, worth a remarkable 1,667 trillion Votak dinars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 186,797 Votak dinars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

Votak tourists are encouraged to hand out spare condoms to locals while on vacation, politicians who vacation in East Lebatuck lose their jobs upon their return, small children are learning a lot of new words from a teacher with Tourette Syndrome, and therapists can always squeeze in another house-call. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Votak Matim's national animal is the owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Votak Matim is ranked 170,421st in the world and 9,068th in The North Pacific for Most Armed, with 0.11 Weapons Per Person.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 148thMost Influential: 323rdBest Weather: 1,418thMost Pacifist: 1,682ndMost Inclusive: 1,717thTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 1,771stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,793rdSafest: 1,818thNicest Citizens: 1,852ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,870thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,904thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,906thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,999thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,089thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,091stHealthiest Citizens: 2,217thMost Developed: 2,329thMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,413thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,196thLargest Governments: 3,238thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,422ndLowest Crime Rates: 3,643rdSmartest Citizens: 3,666thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,132ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,212thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,481stMost Subsidized Industry: 7,196thHighest Average Incomes: 7,354thMost Cultured: 7,583rdHighest Poor Incomes: 7,585thMost Efficient Economies: 7,960thHighest Economic Output: 8,373rdTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,874thMost Secular: 13,083rdNudest: 14,437thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 14,784thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,563rd
Most Advanced Public Transport: 75th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 80th in the regionBest Weather: 83rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 86th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 90th in the regionTop
Most Influential: 94th in the regionSafest: 95th in the regionMost Pacifist: 106th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 109th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 112th in the regionMost Inclusive: 115th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 116th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 117th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 119th in the regionNicest Citizens: 120th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 120th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 125th in the regionMost Developed: 141st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 155th in the regionLargest Governments: 158th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 165th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 180th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 197th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 238th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 250th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 252nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 253rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 327th in the regionMost Cultured: 358th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 358th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 411th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 415th in the regionNudest: 428th in the regionTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 508th in the regionLargest Populations: 556th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 582nd in the regionMost Secular: 678th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 750th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 835th in the region

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