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The Commonwealth of Phanama

“United We Stand, Divided We Fall” President Bowleaf

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Political Freedoms:
World Benchmark

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: the South Pacific



Population3.314 billion

LeaderPresident Bowleaf

CurrencyPhanaman Peso

The Commonwealth of Phanama is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by President Bowleaf with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, devout population of 3.314 billion Phanamans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The large, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Administration, and Healthcare are also considered important. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Spiritus. The average income tax rate is 75.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Phanaman economy, worth 361 trillion Phanaman Pesos a year, is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Basket Weaving, and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 108,993 Phanaman Pesos, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Many suspect the government "doth protest too much" with their curiously specific denials of conspiracy theories, proper policy proposals prerequire professional peer-reviewed papers, burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony, and maximum security fish farms leave caged salmon pining for the fjords. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Phanama's national animal is the Rabbit, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Phanama is ranked 158,037th in the world and 6,234th in the South Pacific for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -5.48 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 421stMost Influential: 649thTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 4,586thNicest Citizens: 4,761stLargest Publishing Industry: 5,883rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 6,058thMost Pacifist: 6,289thMost Inclusive: 6,819thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,486thSafest: 8,372ndBest Weather: 8,714thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,961stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,069thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,425thTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 11,421stMost Cultured: 11,603rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 12,446thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,612thLongest Average Lifespans: 12,761stHealthiest Citizens: 13,203rdLargest Welfare Programs: 13,920thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,337thMost Advanced Public Transport: 14,771stMost Devout: 15,369thSmartest Citizens: 15,634thMost Valuable International Artwork: 16,063rdMost Developed: 16,803rdHighest Poor Incomes: 18,125thHighest Average Tax Rates: 18,157thLargest Governments: 18,277thMost Politically Free: 20,152nd
Most Influential: 52nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 73rd in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 150th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 155th in the regionNicest Citizens: 162nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 210th in the regionMost Pacifist: 230th in the regionMost Inclusive: 238th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 254th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 266th in the regionBest Weather: 275th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 277th in the regionSafest: 300th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 316th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 320th in the regionMost Cultured: 333rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 386th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 390th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 392nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 401st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 413th in the regionTop
Smartest Citizens: 476th in the regionMost Developed: 477th in the regionMost Devout: 488th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 491st in the regionLargest Governments: 504th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 526th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 535th in the regionMost Stationary: 537th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 556th in the regionMost Politically Free: 556th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 560th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 580th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 710th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 718th in the regionLargest Populations: 725th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 768th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 779th in the region

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