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The United Republic of Espanto

“Justice, fierté et liberté” Alexandre Manteau

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Below Average

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: The North Pacific

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Espanto

Population2.394 billion

CapitalOtalé
LeaderAlexandre Manteau
FaithChristianity

CurrencyNeta
AnimalEagle

The United Republic of Espanto is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Alexandre Manteau with an even hand, and notable for its smutty television, prohibition of alcohol, and enslaved workforce. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 2.394 billion Espantoans 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 medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Otalé. The average income tax rate is 48.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Espantoan economy, worth 256 trillion Netas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Trout Farming. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 106,996 Netas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.8 times as much as the poorest.

Chalkboards are replaced with billboards in the classroom, the people consider response to rudeness to be an acceptable casus belli, music teachers are commonly seen busking in order to fund their music programs, and waste is frequently shipped to other countries. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Espanto's national animal is the Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Christianity.

Espanto is ranked 78,722nd in the world and 3,765th in The North Pacific for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 2,463.64 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 883rdMost Influential: 1,283rdTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 2,999thMost Devout: 5,201stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 6,463rdTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 13,319thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,929th
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Largest Insurance Industry: 110th in the regionMost Devout: 202nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 289th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 526th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 616th in the regionLargest Black Market: 720th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 783rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 197 » Notyoutopia, The Rhein States, Glurponia, Yaorozu, Siwale, Territorio di Nessuno, El Fiji Grande, Shibutani, Loutsland, Great Bights Mum, Pallaith, Corfad, Dreadton, Napnomadia, Runeda, 1 very fast endotarter, Ethnon, Koda-Land, Omnistria, Bearical, Selfgradatude, Kasazzastan, Trillius, Sunto, North Bratislava, Zumlandia, PlanetPunk, Wilkshire, Dar es Saalam, Sundred, Kwaj, Daiz, Shadowrik, Vincone Cae, Guer Aike, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Valhalla123, Steampunk Ariel, Maott, Zeternia, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Wineclaw, The Tampa Bay Rays, Wisconsota, Esplandia, Sil Dorsett, Holy Oranz, New Octicarg, McMasterdonia, Manticore utopia, and 147 others.Newpromisedland, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Walter Jackson, BrightFutures, Diodone, Malta Comino Gozo, Lemonbiscuits, Calamazo, Alice Gardens, Anna Airters, Revolutionary Sealand, Fizban, The Stratosphere Islands, Azzarel, Votak Matim, New Lakemba, Abject Ludicrosity, Sea Ghost, Cloydicia, Frances Francis the First of France, Faircliff, Nakayo, Pasargad, Gnomewatchers, The Iron Lions, Moubarakistan, Joodey, Serendipita Martia, Xentherida, Preble, PotatoFarmers, Clan Spaniel, United Kahndaq, Kranostav, Yukti, Pazair, Empy, Seenvorland, Haor Chall, Viridiann, Dabarastan, Zyvetskistaahn, Fraguale Cothe, Ravendi, Xagill, Orado, Interdimensional Zone, New Trisone, Praeceps, Valentine Z, Fendlium, Volstokn, Cobleck Weleis, Avemterra, Ereena, Loli County, Hamerica, Merconitonitopia, Noahs Second Country, Dakota Territories, Universal State Formula, Woodsend, The New Communist Republic Of States, MiaryBhalzhack, Eschatosia, The Endless Eventide, SherpDaWerp in TNP, Ihese, Crader, Prevaland, Nova Arcania, SORT, Plangainer, Varola, Avastate, The Windmilluminati, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Nistriabar, Unshleepd, Kobagia, The Pantheons, The Serdey Islands, Korovan Isles, Astronomical, Westinor, Fauzjhia, Greater Pittsburgh, Mesopotama, Frostcell, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Sikol, Saperisole, Aoncarpa, Zzozona, I Like Killing people, Former English Colony, Prydania, The Calabash Protectorate, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Asoc lon, Yalgora, Kocherian, Seanat, Libertania Democratica, Brucklania, Arichia, Maynilan, Schnuftelland, Highton Islands, New Jamgra, Xyrron, Madjack, Simone Republic, Democratic Republic of Kohland, Xipher, Kragsgale, Innocentic, Astal Aavors, Amerian States, Illusia and Neverendia, Buckhem, Eastern Cous Empria, Ultra777, Andexia, Ihsan, Principia Mathematica, Draconian Progression, Therizia, Heilhum Imperius, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, U S Eh, Nouvelle-Floride, Eywaan, Comfed, Outer Shenendoah, Amprak, The Kingdom Of Wagies, Chips and Guac, Magna Banitia, Navsland, Rozarus, Frahnkzaden, Hardscrabble, Lulubellia, and Abonland.

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