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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 594thMost Influential: 1,611thMost Armed: 3,079th
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Rykios Khyn
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Accipitridia

Population944 million

CapitalKonopolis
LeaderRykios Khyn

CurrencyCredit
AnimalRed Phoenix

The Red of Accipitridia is a huge, cultured nation, ruled by Rykios Khyn with an iron fist, and notable for its keen interest in outer space, anti-smoking policies, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 944 million Accipitrids are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Konopolis. The average income tax rate is 82.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Accipitridian economy, worth 155 trillion Credits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 164,365 Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

The new "Bloodbath" orange tree autonomously seeks and destroys independent orchards, Accipitrids are unrivalled in obstacle courses, only AIs know why the nation is rapidly increasing its semiconductor stockpile, and the Smalltopian embassy doubles as an electoral campaign headquarters. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Accipitridia's national animal is the Red Phoenix, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution.

Accipitridia is ranked 124,429th in the world and 5,758th in The North Pacific for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 699.52 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 594thMost Influential: 1,611thTop
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Most Armed: 3,079thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,227thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,439thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,594thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,649thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,681stMost Developed: 7,146thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,093rdHighest Poor Incomes: 8,218thMost Efficient Economies: 8,464thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,875thSmartest Citizens: 9,121stHealthiest Citizens: 9,124thMost Corrupt Governments: 9,425thLargest Governments: 10,114thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,155thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,290thLongest Average Lifespans: 10,339thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 10,574thMost Secular: 11,759thLowest Crime Rates: 11,822ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,664thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,680thMost Cultured: 13,875thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,926thLargest Black Market: 14,848thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,434thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16,691stMost Valuable International Artwork: 20,452nd
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Most Armed: 104th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 214th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 241st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 319th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 325th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 340th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 354th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 408th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 423rd in the regionMost Developed: 428th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 430th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 453rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 455th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 458th in the regionLargest Governments: 497th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 503rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 510th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 510th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 517th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 534th in the regionLargest Black Market: 537th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 568th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 589th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 589th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 592nd in the regionMost Influential: 632nd in the regionMost Secular: 659th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 694th in the regionMost Cultured: 696th in the regionRudest Citizens: 742nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 896th in the region

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