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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 4,636thSafest: 9,846thMost Influential: 9,854th
The Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy Fascists
God, Homeland, Liberty
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Excellent

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East Shire

Population367 million

CurrencyShire-Dollar
AnimalKiwi

The Republic of East Shire is a huge, socially progressive nation, notable for its irreverence towards religion, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 367 million East Shireans 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 medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 31.3%.

The powerhouse East Shirean economy, worth 31.3 trillion Shire-Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Trout Farming, and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 85,287 Shire-Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.1 times as much as the poorest.

3D printed organs are a breath of new life for the sick and elderly, interest rates mysteriously drop whenever the CBES Governor goes house hunting, graffiti graces every city's streets, and the nation is currently revamping its entire education system. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. East Shire's national animal is the Kiwi, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

East Shire is ranked 64,020th in the world and 3,116th in The East Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 93.64 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 4,636thSafest: 9,846thMost Influential: 9,854thTop
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Most Pacifist: 12,344thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 12,863rdLargest Publishing Industry: 14,918thMost Compassionate Citizens: 16,163rdNicest Citizens: 17,779th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 321st in the regionSafest: 322nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 388th in the regionMost Pacifist: 442nd in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 499th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 534th in the regionNicest Citizens: 625th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 708th in the regionMost Inclusive: 741st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 749th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 876th in the region

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