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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 23rdMost Influential: 141stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,103rd
The Republic of
New York Times Democracy
United in diversity
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Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Bankowiata

Population1.241 billion

CapitalBankowiata City
LeaderStrong AI

CurrencyVirtual Gold Coin
AnimalHedgehog

The Republic of Bankowiata is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Strong AI with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, otherworldly petting zoo, and vat-grown people. The compassionate, democratic, humorless population of 1.241 billion Bankowiatans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The enormous, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bankowiata City. The average income tax rate is 95.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Bankowiatan economy, worth 177 trillion Virtual Gold Coins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 142,630 Virtual Gold Coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Neon signs promoting safe driving often distract drivers, cogitators and mass debaters are skiving off work to hang around the National Symposium Park, the government has spent days debating the merits of a petition calling for a ban on sporks, and B-SPAN viewership drops as MPs act their age. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bankowiata's national animal is the Hedgehog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Bankowiata is ranked 4,936th in the world and 310th in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 94.1 on the Human Development Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 23rdMost Influential: 141stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,103rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,888thMost Pacifist: 2,188thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,262ndTop
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Safest: 2,831stMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,614thLeast Corrupt Governments: 3,615thMost Inclusive: 3,923rdMost Advanced Public Education: 4,390thLargest Welfare Programs: 4,464thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,488thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,705thNicest Citizens: 4,798thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,808thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,875thMost Developed: 4,936thHealthiest Citizens: 4,964thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,203rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,318thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,903rdLargest Governments: 6,411thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 6,755thSmartest Citizens: 6,776thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,659thHighest Poor Incomes: 7,718thLowest Crime Rates: 7,886thBest Weather: 7,947thMost Secular: 9,079thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,152ndMost Efficient Economies: 12,011thTop
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Most Cultured: 15,146thHighest Average Incomes: 15,969th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 23rd in the regionMost Influential: 25th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 47th in the regionTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 134th in the regionMost Pacifist: 136th in the regionSafest: 159th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 195th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 201st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 211th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 225th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 230th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 230th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 232nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 244th in the regionMost Inclusive: 261st in the regionNicest Citizens: 284th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 287th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 295th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 299th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 300th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 307th in the regionMost Developed: 310th in the regionLargest Governments: 343rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 388th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 402nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 420th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 426th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 441st in the regionBest Weather: 463rd in the regionMost Secular: 470th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 510th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 647th in the regionNudest: 751st in the regionMost Cultured: 780th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 800th in the region

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