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Largest Information Technology Sector: 410thMost Scientifically Advanced: 589thSmartest Citizens: 830th
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Kilowatt

Population15.758 billion

CapitalEstrion
LeaderPrinceps Director Jean-Sébastien Miller

CurrencyPente
AnimalKilowatt Great Eagle

The Grand Republic of Kilowatt is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Princeps Director Jean-Sébastien Miller with a fair hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 15.758 billion Kilowattians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Estrion. The average income tax rate is 84.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Kilowattian economy, worth a remarkable 4,056 trillion Pentes a year, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 257,406 Pentes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Rabbits are known to spontaneously explode without warning, strip mining of rare earth metals is up while back problems are down, five-year-olds who refuse to line up on command get gold stars, and the news is showing footage of Princeps Director Jean-Sébastien Miller bullying an old man to the point of tears. Crime is totally unknown. Kilowatt's national animal is the Kilowatt Great Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Kilowatt is ranked 88,791st in the world and 112th in Anteria for Most Extreme, scoring 19.86 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 410thMost Scientifically Advanced: 589thSmartest Citizens: 830thHealthiest Citizens: 1,076thMost Developed: 1,136thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,407thMost Armed: 1,623rdMost Inclusive: 1,638thMost Cultured: 1,994thLeast Corrupt Governments: 2,087thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 2,158thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,279thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,485thMost Influential: 2,549thHighest Economic Output: 2,565thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,038thHighest Average Incomes: 3,138thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,351stMost Advanced Public Education: 3,846thLargest Governments: 4,014thLowest Crime Rates: 4,563rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,681stMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,304thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,550thSafest: 5,817thNicest Citizens: 5,882ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,003rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,182ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,273rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,292ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,473rdMost Secular: 6,679thMost Stationary: 7,727thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,224thBest Weather: 8,586thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 11,077thLargest Populations: 11,619thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 12,755thMost Efficient Economies: 14,500thNudest: 19,415thMost Valuable International Artwork: 19,891st
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Most Stationary: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionMost Developed: 3rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 5th in the regionMost Armed: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 6th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 6th in the regionNicest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Governments: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 10th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 11th in the regionMost Secular: 11th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13th in the regionSafest: 13th in the regionNudest: 14th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15th in the regionBest Weather: 16th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 17th in the regionRudest Citizens: 23rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 25th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 30th in the region

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