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The Alliance of Smugglers and Mercs

“Fight until the end”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Good

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: The Embassy

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Smugglers and Mercs

Population28.858 billion

CapitalSmugglers and Mercs City
Leaderapemax
Faitha major religion

Currencypound
Animaldragon

The Alliance of Smugglers and Mercs is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by apemax with an even hand, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, irreverence towards religion, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, cheerful population of 28.858 billion Smugglers and Mercsians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Smugglers and Mercs City. The average income tax rate is 98.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Smugglers and Mercsian economy, worth a remarkable 4,666 trillion pounds a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Information Technology industry. Average income is an impressive 161,716 pounds, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Citizens can only enjoy the splendor of the natural world in designated 'Majesty Appreciation' zones, the government spends more on chasing distant comets than on basic infrastructure, at least 1% of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs budget goes to apemax's wardrobe, and crowded passenger trains are near-silent save for the soft tap of fingers on touchscreens. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Smugglers and Mercs's national animal is the dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is a major religion.

Smugglers and Mercs is ranked 2,061st in the world and 3rd in The Embassy for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 19,441.25 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

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Most Cheerful Citizens: 53rdBest Weather: 62ndHealthiest Citizens: 63rdMost Developed: 68thLongest Average Lifespans: 79thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 120thNicest Citizens: 134thMost Compassionate Citizens: 193rdMost Beautiful Environments: 228thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 237thMost Inclusive: 238thMost Pacifist: 287thMost Cultured: 359thLeast Corrupt Governments: 408thSafest: 603rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 833rdLargest Welfare Programs: 958thLowest Crime Rates: 965thMost Rebellious Youth: 974thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,271stSmartest Citizens: 1,513thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,638thMost Efficient Economies: 1,807thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,061stHighest Economic Output: 2,276thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 2,419thLargest Populations: 2,683rdLargest Governments: 3,725thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,778thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,238thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,882ndMost Secular: 11,099thHighest Average Incomes: 11,751stTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 12,150thMost Income Equality: 13,718thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,337thMost Advanced Public Transport: 23,772nd
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Nicest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 3rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 6th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 7th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 3 » Lower Slobbovia, Woonrocket, and The Embassy Guardian.

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