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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 704thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,201stMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,330th
The Calmari Collective Capacity of
Democratic Socialists Ordinary Caring Intelligent World Citizens
Feel free to worship me anytime.
The Beakest
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Squid Ruinosa

Population21.406 billion

CapitalGreater moon spire
LeaderThe Beakest
FaithOctodox

Currencypointy Beak
AnimalLesser Squiden

The Calmari Collective Capacity of Squid Ruinosa is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Beakest with an even hand, and renowned for its ubiquitous missile silos, parental licensing program, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed population of 21.406 billion Squod are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greater moon spire. The average income tax rate is 98.5%.

The powerhouse Squinem economy, worth a remarkable 2,989 trillion pointy Beaks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 139,669 pointy Beaks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

International collectors know that a grease-stain on a work of art probably means it's passed through Squid Ruinosa, Squinem tourists are encouraged to hand out spare condoms to locals while on vacation, straitjackets are a common religious garb, and the mood of raunchy movies is often ruined by the sound of babies crying. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Squid Ruinosa's national animal is the Lesser Squiden, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Octodox.

Squid Ruinosa is ranked 225,156th in the world and 7,698th in The East Pacific for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -8.58 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Largest Welfare Programs: 2,674thLargest Governments: 3,013thLowest Crime Rates: 3,797thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,395thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,600thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,717thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,722ndHighest Economic Output: 4,854thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,306thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,986thLargest Populations: 6,388thBest Weather: 7,361stHighest Poor Incomes: 7,577thSafest: 7,589thMost Cultured: 7,936thMost Stationary: 8,313thSmartest Citizens: 9,696thHealthiest Citizens: 10,448thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,109thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 12,836thHighest Average Incomes: 16,798thMost Corrupt Governments: 18,376thMost Inclusive: 19,905thMost Developed: 19,955thMost Income Equality: 21,207thMost Valuable International Artwork: 23,560th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 17th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 19th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 38th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 46th in the regionLargest Populations: 50th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 51st in the regionMost Influential: 63rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 68th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 74th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 78th in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 86th in the regionMost Stationary: 116th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 116th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 129th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 136th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 148th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 149th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 150th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 198th in the regionMost Cultured: 208th in the regionBest Weather: 232nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 238th in the regionSafest: 244th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 269th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 314th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 372nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 378th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 504th in the regionMost Developed: 605th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 627th in the regionMost Inclusive: 682nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 733rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 739th in the region

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