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Population8.289 billion

LeaderKatherine Janeway

Currencygold dollar

The Commonwealth of Comhar is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Katherine Janeway with an even hand, and renowned for its punitive income tax rates, devotion to social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 8.289 billion Comharians 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 prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greenvale. The average income tax rate is 93.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Comharian economy, worth a remarkable 1,367 trillion gold dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 165,026 gold dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

It's been a banner year for local vexillology, claiming that "my cousin said it was legal" is a common courtroom defense, couples kissing on the street are detained for 'unlawful exchange of genetic material', and the government funds large training centres to turn swans into functioning members of society. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Comhar's national animal is the swan, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Comhar is ranked 68,838th in the world and 30th in International Democratic Union for Most Average, scoring 41.79 on the Average Standardized Normality Scale.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 148thMost Influential: 1,179thBest Weather: 1,846thTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 2,088thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,146thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,888thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,962ndMost Inclusive: 3,412thMost Developed: 3,426thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,596thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,723rdMost Pacifist: 3,732ndMost Cultured: 3,744thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,821stNicest Citizens: 3,825thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,142ndLowest Crime Rates: 4,240thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,264thHealthiest Citizens: 4,440thSmartest Citizens: 4,698thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,914thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,530thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,841stLargest Governments: 5,886thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,113thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,145thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,755thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,814thMost Efficient Economies: 7,149thSafest: 7,487thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,109thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,633rdMost Subsidized Industry: 9,676thTop
Highest Average Incomes: 10,561stMost Stationary: 11,173rdHighest Economic Output: 11,955thMost Secular: 13,195th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9th in the regionMost Stationary: 10th in the region

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