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Largest Retail Industry: 30thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 113thHighest Average Incomes: 120th
The Dictatorship of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population9.666 billion

CapitalChoistan City

Animalhoney badger

The Dictatorship of Choistan is a colossal, efficient nation, notable for its infamous sell-swords, digital currency, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 9.666 billion Choistanians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Choistan City. The average income tax rate is 64.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Choistanian economy, worth a remarkable 6,017 trillion shekels a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Information Technology, Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. Average income is a breathtaking 622,547 shekels, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.1 times as much as the poorest.

The nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments, copyright laws have been abolished, politicians can be condescending (which by the way means "showing an attitude of patronising superiority"), and what citizens give with one hand they take away with the other. Crime is totally unknown. Choistan's national animal is the honey badger, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Choistan is ranked 205,064th in the world and 9,549th in The North Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 0.97 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

Largest Retail Industry: 30thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 113thHighest Average Incomes: 120thMost Efficient Economies: 142ndMost Subsidized Industry: 149thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 179thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 208thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 258thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 288thLargest Black Market: 324thRudest Citizens: 325thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 343rdHighest Poor Incomes: 360thLargest Mining Sector: 367thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 377thMost Corrupt Governments: 408thLargest Information Technology Sector: 458thMost Influential: 502ndMost Avoided: 569thLargest Publishing Industry: 576thFattest Citizens: 599thMost Scientifically Advanced: 652ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 686thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 703rdMost Armed: 726thLargest Agricultural Sector: 751stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 789thSmartest Citizens: 818thMost Cultured: 903rdLargest Insurance Industry: 943rdMost Secular: 976thLargest Governments: 1,125thHighest Economic Output: 1,255thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,355thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,645thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 2,205thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,784thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,895thLargest Gambling Industry: 3,125thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,948thLowest Crime Rates: 5,207thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,086thMost Developed: 7,209thMost Rebellious Youth: 8,740thMost Stationary: 8,761stTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 13,022ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 18,620thMost Average: 18,680thMost Valuable International Artwork: 19,260th
Largest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 6th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Black Market: 11th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 13th in the regionMost Avoided: 14th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 16th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 17th in the regionFattest Citizens: 18th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 18th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 19th in the regionRudest Citizens: 19th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 19th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 22nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 24th in the regionMost Armed: 25th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 29th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 31st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 34th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 39th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 41st in the regionMost Cultured: 42nd in the regionMost Secular: 48th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 49th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 59th in the regionLargest Governments: 61st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 88th in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 96th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 107th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 134th in the regionMost Influential: 163rd in the regionMost Average: 176th in the regionMost Stationary: 189th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 203rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 211th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 259th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 311th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 351st in the regionMost Developed: 421st in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 504th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 541st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 833rd in the region

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