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Most Stationary: 367thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 411thMost Influential: 754th
The Aeonian Citadel of
Liberal Democratic Socialists Open-Minded Education State
Nukes can't stop us, but a giant foot is another story
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Superb

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Darakin

Population35.114 billion

CapitalDarakin Citadel
LeaderAshton Q Westchester III

Currencyshmingel
Animalpuma

The Aeonian Citadel of Darakin is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Ashton Q Westchester III with a fair hand, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, daily referendums, and national health service. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 35.114 billion Darakini love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Darakin Citadel. The average income tax rate is 7.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but stagnant Darakini economy, worth 152 trillion shmingels a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,347 shmingels, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Banning party poppers has been a real party pooper, a popular saying is "a chicken for every pot and an abortion clinic on every street", the optimally efficient parking strategy for business commuters is referred to as the "traveling salesman problem", and schoolboys who turn to watch pretty girls go by are given detention. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Darakin's national animal is the puma, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Darakin is ranked 240,026th in the world and 8,096th in the South Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -34.38 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Most Devout: 3,062ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,182ndMost Beautiful Environments: 3,469thMost Valuable International Artwork: 3,509thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,758thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,099thHealthiest Citizens: 4,328thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,414thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,839thLowest Crime Rates: 10,153rdMost Cultured: 10,440thTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 13,383rdLowest Overall Tax Burden: 14,356thSmartest Citizens: 15,098thMost Inclusive: 17,993rdMost Income Equality: 20,261stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 20,660th
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Safest: 83rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 96th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 110th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 112th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 132nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 138th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 147th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 153rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 289th in the regionMost Cultured: 306th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 343rd in the regionTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 434th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 461st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 574th in the regionMost Inclusive: 655th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 735th in the region

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