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The Commonwealth of
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Population8.162 billion

LeaderKatherine Janeway

Currencygold dollar

The Commonwealth of Comhar is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Katherine Janeway with an even hand, and notable for its pith helmet sales, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 8.162 billion Comharians 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 large government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greenvale. The average income tax rate is 93.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Comharian economy, worth a remarkable 1,341 trillion gold dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 164,382 gold dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

It's been a banner year for local vexillology, claiming that "my cousin said it was legal" is a common courtroom defense, couples kissing on the street are detained for 'unlawful exchange of genetic material', and the government funds large training centres to turn swans into functioning members of society. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Comhar's national animal is the swan, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Comhar is ranked 10,661st in the world and 23rd in International Democratic Union for Highest Average Incomes, with 164,382.48 Standard Monetary Units.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 135thMost Influential: 1,188thBest Weather: 1,858thTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 2,115thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,167thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,902ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,961stMost Inclusive: 3,397thMost Developed: 3,456thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,618thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,624thMost Pacifist: 3,762ndMost Cultured: 3,768thNicest Citizens: 3,814thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,829thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,110thLowest Crime Rates: 4,242ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,297thHealthiest Citizens: 4,476thSmartest Citizens: 4,766thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,952ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,579thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,821stLargest Governments: 5,903rdLargest Welfare Programs: 6,111thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,187thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,102ndMost Efficient Economies: 7,118thSafest: 7,446thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,498thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,148thLeast Corrupt Governments: 8,577thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,561stTop
Highest Average Incomes: 10,661stMost Stationary: 11,236thHighest Economic Output: 12,151stMost Secular: 13,091st
Most Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4th in the regionTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionMost Stationary: 10th in the region

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