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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,403rdMost Influential: 1,815thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,331st
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists
Non obstante adverso resurgemus!
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
All-Consuming
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Monix

Population1.144 billion

CapitalIgnisia
LeaderLazarillo Torre
FaithFreedom of Religion

CurrencyR'unit
AnimalPhoenix

The Republic of Monix is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Lazarillo Torre with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, anti-smoking policies, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The compassionate, devout population of 1.144 billion Monixians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ignisia. The average income tax rate is 83.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Monixian economy, worth 135 trillion R'units a year, is fairly diversified and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 118,709 R'units, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The skeletons of lost tourists litter the ground of the Great Monixian Desert, the government operates on the idea that you can't be betrayed if you get your betrayals in first and fastest, police aim to defeat hatred with love with their "hugs-for-thugs" program, and interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Monix's national animal is the Phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Freedom of Religion.

Monix is ranked 22,736th in the world and 626th in The East Pacific for Highest Average Incomes, with 118,709.86 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,403rdMost Influential: 1,815thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,331stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,097thMost Pacifist: 6,234thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,933rdNicest Citizens: 7,051stLargest Welfare Programs: 7,282ndBest Weather: 7,625thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,148thHealthiest Citizens: 8,246thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,273rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,778thLowest Crime Rates: 8,781stMost Inclusive: 8,840thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,401stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,262ndTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 11,231stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,531stMost Cheerful Citizens: 11,574thHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,890thHighest Poor Incomes: 13,006thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,123rdLargest Governments: 13,594thMost Cultured: 15,159thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,448thSmartest Citizens: 15,609thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,818thMost Advanced Public Transport: 16,626thLargest Publishing Industry: 17,364thSafest: 18,200thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,456thMost Developed: 18,937thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 19,935th
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Most Influential: 90th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 96th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 150th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 169th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 183rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 209th in the regionNicest Citizens: 216th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 220th in the regionBest Weather: 223rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 241st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 241st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 241st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 247th in the regionMost Inclusive: 268th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 272nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 305th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 316th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 316th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 320th in the regionLargest Governments: 341st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 343rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 357th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 373rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 377th in the regionMost Cultured: 382nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 403rd in the regionTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 427th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 432nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 452nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 471st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 503rd in the regionMost Developed: 535th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 591st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 626th in the regionSafest: 664th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 795th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Monix was endorsed by The Fanciful Tales of Refuge Isle.
  • : Monix voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn ravana".
  • : Monix voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Peaceful First Contact".
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, interviewees for teaching jobs are waterboarded to "reveal undesirable histories".
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, police aim to defeat hatred with love with their "hugs-for-thugs" program.
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, the government operates on the idea that you can't be betrayed if you get your betrayals in first and fastest.
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, the skeletons of lost tourists litter the ground of the Great Monixian Desert.
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, newspapers are running a front-page picture of Lazarillo Torre holding a crowbar and standing over a bloodied stockbroker.
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, the nation's gigantic air force is both respected and feared.
  • : Following new legislation in Monix, government critics have noticed a lot of new neighbors with expensive surveillance equipment in their garages.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 151 » Todd McCloud, Brotherland, La xinga, The Soviet Space Commie Union, Wiranath, Marrabuk, Martonica, Pakitsk, East Malaysia, Modra, H-Zhena, Rhealaliit, Roliganistan, Headpat Central, Ridann, Merlovich, Kaigi, Eagas, Wanabe, VW53Aland, Talitoa, Outer Verron Swicia Islands, Wizardonia, Kelsyth, Unger under over, Lyontisia, Imperial Akatsuki, Trimmania, Arkantis, Bai Lung, Kangarawa, Rainbow Vests, BearStackof2015, Davinhia, Lanagon, Elejamie, United China Nation, Greater Felter, The Cult of the Great Cthulhu, Adolanta, Stellar Colonies, Freedom Fascists, Plazland, Citergue, Someseni, Kampf Empire, VernKhalla, Socialist Holy American Empire, The United Neo American Union, Am Echad, and 101 others.Lundenia, The Three States of Fortuna, The Empire of Rijelv, Cameronia Excellentia, Firenation91, ArenaC, New Bradenia Ghost, Dragonia, The New Tace, Sanah, The Militarius Imperium, Jyzeria, ReeK, CheeseBurrito, Chria Deau, Sericena, Layngderfleethe, Kalaratri, Kilkire, A Slanted Black Stripe, North Insomnia, Dark Edgyness, Galve, Mer Dieu, Swiftwhiskers, Dracacre, Habsburg-Lorriane, Axdel, Euricanis, Federated States of Zootron, Mahatakutana, The New Wisconsin Empire, Icelandic Imperium, Joundia, Chubaka, Monezambique, Liberstankonia, Sen Jast, Qui sequuntur somnia, Kario and Nix, Khvetsch, Evrigenis, Seri Tai Republic, Tshana, Kucia, Servants of Gizmo, Sycona, Harro Waarudho, Aeljae, Cymru Broadcasters, Hokolokia, FreedomIand, La Isla Nueva, Nifalembria Zamingstan, The Almighty Country, Bytes, Kriov, Brethren, Zang0, Chols Worithopia, The Solar Ottomans, Stanisiti, Great Algerstonia, Zukchiva, Acronis, Holy Alasia Orozen, Blobbo, The Romanum Legio, Matdor, Dragons Blood, Bermadia, Tretrid, Schrebia, Libertanny, Lingu, Ripsylvania, Staynes, Peoples Republic of GG, The Eternal Land of Jong, Greater New Cassandra, Aivintis, Khadah, Mays Austrian Nation, Nigon, Raunch, BuciLand, Puelo, Quartzland, Oofery, Grey Haven of Tauraucania, Sovietsoyuz, Technocratic Tagalog, SecularNorth, Tseriesiscoming, Filipopol, A mean old man, Coruh, Santa Dystopia, Nevertopia, Survivoristan, and Refuge Isle.

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