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The Light in the Sky of Witchcraft and Sorcery

“Magic really does exist!”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Widely Abused

Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Light in the Sky of Witchcraft and Sorcery is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Mayor Cardinal with a fair hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, digital currency, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 17.596 billion listeners hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Night Vale. The average income tax rate is 96.8%.

The frighteningly efficient listening economy, worth a remarkable 2,681 trillion golden cosines 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 Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 152,366 golden cosines, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Earthquake sirens are a leading cause of hearing loss, the government is spending millions on alternative clean-burning fuels, orphans would rather live their life of luxury than be adopted by prospective parents, and traumatised refugees have a full bedpan shoved into their hands along with their immigration papers. Crime is totally unknown. Witchcraft and Sorcery's national animal is the mysterious hooded figure, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is never looking back.

Witchcraft and Sorcery is ranked 230,735th in the world and 7,982nd in the South Pacific for Highest Disposable Incomes, with 4,875.74 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 14thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,135thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,167thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,181stLargest Welfare Programs: 1,188thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,209thMost Subsidized Industry: 2,277thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,289thNicest Citizens: 2,385thTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,439thMost Pacifist: 2,830thMost Cultured: 2,957thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,134thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,305thMost Devout: 4,076thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,078thLargest Governments: 4,227thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,417thMost Efficient Economies: 4,548thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,922ndMost Developed: 4,979thBest Weather: 4,990thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,047thMost Inclusive: 5,137thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,429thHighest Economic Output: 5,545thHealthiest Citizens: 5,780thSmartest Citizens: 6,629thHighest Poor Incomes: 7,078thMost Influential: 7,220thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,596thLargest Populations: 10,390thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,989thTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 12,078thHighest Average Incomes: 13,457thMost Politically Free: 15,786thLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,707th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 24th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 26th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 28th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 36th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 38th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 60th in the regionNicest Citizens: 79th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 83rd in the regionTop
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Most Cultured: 85th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 86th in the regionLargest Populations: 91st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 103rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 109th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 109th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 110th in the regionLargest Governments: 110th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 121st in the regionMost Politically Free: 123rd in the regionMost Devout: 123rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 134th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 135th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 162nd in the regionMost Developed: 166th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 168th in the regionBest Weather: 169th in the regionMost Inclusive: 178th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 191st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 195th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 199th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 210th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 228th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 350th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 398th in the regionTop
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Least Corrupt Governments: 488th in the regionNudest: 491st in the regionMost Influential: 617th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 675th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 699th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 792nd in the region

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