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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 200thMost Influential: 395thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,258th
The KickAss Corrections Officers of
Father Knows Best State
Fast and Feared and Lead from the Front
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Population13.147 billion



The KickAss Corrections Officers of SORT is a gargantuan, safe nation, renowned for its national health service, pith helmet sales, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 13.147 billion SORTans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Healthcare also on the agenda. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Florence. The average income tax rate is 93.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient SORTan economy, worth a remarkable 1,420 trillion dollars a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 108,042 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Military minds worry that 'the blue screen of death' on brand new operating systems may be a literal description, wood-framed catapults are ready to launch diseased corpses into besieged cities, childish pranks are no laughing matter, and class clowns are frequently listed among the most dangerous criminals in the nation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. SORT's national animal is the eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

SORT is ranked 13,454th in the world and 773rd in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 88.23 on the Human Development Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 200thMost Influential: 395thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 3,258thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,457thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,306thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,117thBest Weather: 8,798thLowest Crime Rates: 9,384thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,496thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,863rdLargest Welfare Programs: 10,018thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,197thLargest Governments: 10,240thMost Stationary: 10,888thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 11,121stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,299thTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 12,500thHighest Economic Output: 12,591stMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,663rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12,804thMost Developed: 13,454thMost Advanced Public Education: 15,691stHighest Poor Incomes: 16,967thLongest Average Lifespans: 17,403rdMost Corrupt Governments: 17,622ndLargest Populations: 20,807thSafest: 22,716th
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 108th in the regionMost Influential: 126th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 167th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 210th in the regionMost Stationary: 240th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 292nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 325th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 413th in the regionLargest Populations: 447th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 462nd in the regionTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 484th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 517th in the regionBest Weather: 520th in the regionLargest Governments: 525th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 536th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 557th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 566th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 582nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 678th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 725th in the regionMost Developed: 773rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 822nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 847th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 848th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 945th in the region

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