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The Dominion of Adapa

“Together towards the singularity” Angius

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Page

Location: The East Pacific

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Adapa

Population3.034 billion

CapitalApkallu
LeaderAngius
FaithSingularity

Currencyducat
Animaldove

The Dominion of Adapa is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Angius with an iron fist, and renowned for its compulsory military service, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 3.034 billion Adapans 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 medium-sized, corrupt government prioritizes Education, although Administration, Defense, and Industry are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Apkallu. The average income tax rate is 47.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Adapan economy, worth 443 trillion ducats a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 146,163 ducats, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

It ain't easy to be green enough to be imported into Adapa, airplane passengers who purchase "basic economy" tickets are often assigned seats in the lavatory, citizens' names are redacted on their IDs for national security, and military information leaks are **REDACTED** by **REDACTED** in **REDACTED**. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Adapa's national animal is the dove, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Singularity.

Adapa is ranked 17,248th in the world and 972nd in The East Pacific for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring 6,613.05 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Most Influential: 3,451stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,950thHealthiest Citizens: 4,765thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,235thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,467thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 5,952ndMost Cultured: 6,061stMost Secular: 6,128thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,842ndMost Developed: 7,698thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,759thSmartest Citizens: 9,219thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,596thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,957thLargest Insurance Industry: 10,302ndBest Weather: 10,360thTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 11,420thHighest Disposable Incomes: 12,051stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 12,295thLowest Crime Rates: 12,559thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,131stHighest Average Incomes: 14,370thMost Corrupt Governments: 17,232ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 17,248thMost Efficient Economies: 18,849th
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 139th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 144th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 145th in the regionMost Cultured: 157th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 198th in the regionMost Developed: 214th in the regionMost Influential: 224th in the regionMost Secular: 242nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 247th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 249th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 257th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 259th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 272nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 286th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 287th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 301st in the regionBest Weather: 304th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 345th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 346th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 351st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 356th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 385th in the regionTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 500th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 537th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 561st in the regionMost Stationary: 599th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 614th in the regionLargest Governments: 626th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 698th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 768th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 823rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 862nd in the region

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