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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 9thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 13thMost Primitive: 14th
The Kingdom of
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Population15.133 billion

LeaderMontebad II


The Kingdom of Merconitonitopia is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Montebad II with an iron fist, and renowned for its prohibition of alcohol, triple-decker prams, and compulsory vegetarianism. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 15.133 billion Merconites are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized morass — is primarily concerned with Defense, with Environment, Spirituality, and Industry also on the agenda. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bahmedag. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Merconite economy, worth a remarkable 6,588 trillion virtues a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an amazing 435,403 virtues, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

No one over the age of 35 has the slightest clue what is going on, retirement homes are often fitted with luxurious suites, interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories", and many say faith is a crutch for those who can't move forward. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Merconitonitopia's national animal is the dove, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Merconitonitopia is ranked 205,138th in the world and 9,560th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -44.7 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 9thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 13thMost Primitive: 14thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 22ndMost Ignorant Citizens: 24thMost Devout: 25thBest Weather: 45thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 46thHighest Poor Incomes: 71stMost Subsidized Industry: 79thMost Beautiful Environments: 113thLargest Black Market: 118thMost Corrupt Governments: 134thHighest Average Tax Rates: 201stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 209thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 223rdLargest Governments: 270thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 271stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 347thMost Influential: 392ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 458thHighest Average Incomes: 519thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 549thMost Valuable International Artwork: 570thLongest Average Lifespans: 679thHighest Economic Output: 1,065thLowest Crime Rates: 1,322ndMost Armed: 1,338thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,439thMost Efficient Economies: 1,497thMost Cultured: 2,005thTop
Healthiest Citizens: 2,578thMost Authoritarian: 4,259thNudest: 5,877thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,501stMost Income Equality: 6,571stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,514thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,608thMost Conservative: 9,827thTop
Largest Populations: 13,029thMost Extreme: 14,619th
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionBest Weather: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 11th in the regionLargest Governments: 11th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 16th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 18th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 25th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 29th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 39th in the regionMost Armed: 43rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 55th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 69th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 77th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 84th in the regionMost Cultured: 95th in the regionTop
Most Influential: 112th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 144th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 161st in the regionLargest Populations: 219th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 230th in the regionNudest: 245th in the regionMost Income Equality: 278th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 287th in the regionMost Extreme: 289th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 323rd in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Education: 481st in the regionMost Conservative: 582nd in the region

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