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Most Primitive: 6,147thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,891stMost Devout: 9,084th
The Community of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Understanding and Unity
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Eminence Grise
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Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Very Strong
Political Freedom
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Poriturand

Population1.521 billion

CapitalMetis
LeaderThe Shamans of teh Great Traditions

CurrencySilver Token
AnimalHorse

The Community of Poriturand is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by The Shamans of teh Great Traditions with an even hand, and renowned for its complete lack of prisons, ubiquitous missile silos, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, democratic, devout population of 1.521 billion Poriturians 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 enormous government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Welfare, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Metis. The average income tax rate is 71.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Poriturian economy, worth 90.6 trillion Silver Tokens a year, is extremely specialized and mostly made up of the Arms Manufacturing industry. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 59,574 Silver Tokens, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government is in utter turmoil following the recent abolishment of the tax code, coffee-addicted citizens look forward to baristas getting their name wrong at local coffee shops, fire and brimstone sermons are accompanied by napalm and fragmentation bombs, and abortions are carried out secretly in shady backstreet clinics. Crime is totally unknown. Poriturand's national animal is the Horse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Poriturand is ranked 198,126th in the world and 104th in Thegye for Highest Disposable Incomes, with 16,740.45 Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Primitive: 6,147thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,891stMost Devout: 9,084thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,221stMost Influential: 10,995thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,282ndTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 14,360thMost Rebellious Youth: 14,861stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 18,415thMost Cultured: 18,922ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20,147thMost Beautiful Environments: 21,968thLargest Black Market: 23,488th
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 3rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionMost Cultured: 6th in the regionTop
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Most Primitive: 7th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10th in the regionMost Devout: 10th in the regionMost Armed: 10th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 10th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 11th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 11th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 11th in the regionLargest Populations: 13th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 10 » Bassiliya, St Hell, Peraro Krotoik, Duraludon, Noyistain, Friskalandia, Arva Telan, Almaaz, Hallowmoss, and New Eclium.

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