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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 390thMost Influential: 610thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,390th
The People's Republic of
Psychotic Dictatorship
From Many, One
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Few
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Eteles

Population1.923 billion

CapitalUtopia
LeaderThe Chosen

Currencydenier
Animalbeaver

The People's Republic of Eteles is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by The Chosen with an iron fist, and remarkable for its smutty television, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.923 billion Etelesians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Utopia. The average income tax rate is 93.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Etelesian economy, worth 251 trillion deniers 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 led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 130,885 deniers, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Colonial citizens are forced to sing the praise of the "Great Etelesian Liberator", new arrivals are asked the location of the Minister of the Interior's birthmark, the nation's diplomatic missives are now delivered via sniper rifle, and The Chosen's luxurious new home has been designated as a protected cultural heritage site. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Eteles's national animal is the beaver, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Eteles is ranked 198,699th in the world and 9,260th in The North Pacific for Least Corrupt Governments, with 41.06 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,071stLowest Crime Rates: 4,911thHealthiest Citizens: 5,176thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,544thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,546thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,770thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,319thMost Corrupt Governments: 6,780thBest Weather: 7,684thLargest Governments: 7,766thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 8,085thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,321stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,242ndMost Advanced Public Education: 9,957thTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 11,229thMost Authoritarian: 11,248thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,475thLargest Welfare Programs: 11,853rdSmartest Citizens: 12,355thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13,397thMost Inclusive: 13,768thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,836thMost Cultured: 14,705thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,244thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 15,352ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,322ndHighest Average Incomes: 18,573rdMost Developed: 18,892nd
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 161st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 167th in the regionMost Influential: 208th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 217th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 241st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 261st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 275th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 303rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 307th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 315th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 331st in the regionLargest Governments: 394th in the regionBest Weather: 418th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 428th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 499th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 499th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 500th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 521st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 535th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 579th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 583rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 633rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 633rd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 647th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 661st in the regionMost Cultured: 709th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 754th in the regionMost Inclusive: 793rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 802nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 865th in the region

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