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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,094thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,299thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,006th
The Republic of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
We Protect Those Who Can Not Protect Themselves
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population14.589 billion

LeaderKalea Valerius


The Republic of Arquan is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Kalea Valerius with an even hand, and renowned for its frequent executions, otherworldly petting zoo, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, democratic population of 14.589 billion Arquanians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Casteldo. The average income tax rate is 95.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Arquanian economy, worth a remarkable 1,782 trillion Spoons a year, is highly specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 122,166 Spoons, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Bouncers at the door of the sweet shop warn five-year-olds not to cause trouble, soldiers find that home gadgets and power tools are more effective as improvised weapons than the guns they've been issued, the blind lead the blind in social welfare, and Jennifer Government is a bestseller. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Arquan's national animal is the Elephant, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Arquan is ranked 231,302nd in the world and 9,360th in The North Pacific for Fattest Citizens, with 5.45 Obesity Rate.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,094thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,299thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 2,006thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,611thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,680thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,808thBest Weather: 2,979thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,598thMost Influential: 3,685thMost Pacifist: 4,103rdMost Beautiful Environments: 4,223rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,229thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,450thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,591stHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,804thHealthiest Citizens: 4,875thMost Developed: 5,426thMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,735thNicest Citizens: 6,443rdLowest Crime Rates: 6,549thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,571stSafest: 6,574thLargest Governments: 7,300thMost Inclusive: 8,412thSmartest Citizens: 8,829thHighest Economic Output: 9,719thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 10,475thMost Efficient Economies: 11,575thTop
Most Scientifically Advanced: 14,129thMost Cultured: 14,340thHighest Poor Incomes: 14,766thLeast Corrupt Governments: 16,689thMost Secular: 16,895thLargest Populations: 17,865thMost Rebellious Youth: 18,656thHighest Average Incomes: 22,901st
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 87th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 100th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 128th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 136th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 142nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 178th in the regionBest Weather: 195th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 230th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 244th in the regionMost Pacifist: 251st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 256th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 265th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 284th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 295th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 316th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 331st in the regionMost Developed: 336th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 344th in the regionNicest Citizens: 353rd in the regionSafest: 371st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 377th in the regionLargest Governments: 389th in the regionLargest Populations: 397th in the regionTop
Smartest Citizens: 498th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 504th in the regionMost Inclusive: 511th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 635th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 715th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 716th in the regionMost Cultured: 735th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 763rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 829th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 868th in the regionMost Secular: 874th in the region

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