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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 59thMost Influential: 162ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,665th
The Allied States of
Democratic Socialists
Alliance Forever, For Strength and Security
Father Lionel Atrox
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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The Iron Lions

Population6.91 billion

CapitalFather Lion's Hall
LeaderFather Lionel Atrox

CurrencyLionisian Crown

The Allied States of The Iron Lions is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Father Lionel Atrox with an even hand, and renowned for its public floggings, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and digital currency. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 6.91 billion Iron Lions are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Father Lion's Hall. The average income tax rate is 98.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Iron Lionisian economy, worth a remarkable 1,058 trillion Lionisian Crowns a year, is quite specialized and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 153,182 Lionisian Crowns, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government is promoting multicultural values with the new 'Just Be Nice, OK?' initiative, posh kids don't look down on the poor any more, trespassers entering Father Lionel Atrox's office are immediately vaporized, and citizens are deployed to barren deserts to protect small territorial claims. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Iron Lions's national animal is the Lion, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Iron Lions is ranked 159,359th in the world and 7,333rd in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 18.44 on the Rand Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 59thMost Influential: 162ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,665thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,817thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,833rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,895thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,970thTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 2,223rdLongest Average Lifespans: 2,400thMost Developed: 2,540thLowest Crime Rates: 2,717thHealthiest Citizens: 2,745thLargest Governments: 2,955thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,989thMost Cultured: 3,216thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,535thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,885thMost Efficient Economies: 3,890thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,927thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,971stHighest Poor Incomes: 5,019thSmartest Citizens: 5,197thBest Weather: 5,661stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,246thMost Secular: 7,594thTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 10,904thHighest Average Incomes: 12,738thMost Stationary: 14,382ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 14,701stMost Inclusive: 15,023rdHighest Economic Output: 15,866thMost Scientifically Advanced: 17,302ndSafest: 20,339th
Most Influential: 37th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 45th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 69th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 80th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 82nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 88th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 106th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 120th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 136th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 144th in the regionMost Developed: 147th in the regionLargest Governments: 147th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 152nd in the regionMost Cultured: 158th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 161st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 172nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 194th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 219th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 226th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 226th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 263rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 277th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 289th in the regionBest Weather: 313th in the regionMost Stationary: 331st in the regionMost Secular: 418th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 482nd in the regionTop
Highest Economic Output: 498th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 566th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 601st in the regionLargest Populations: 744th in the regionMost Inclusive: 850th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 895th in the region

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