Most Valuable International Artwork: 235thMost Secular: 463rdBest Weather: 552nd
The Red Republic of
Left-wing Utopia
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Pertsjan

Population13.334 billion

CapitalTolbhuran
LeaderChairman Artyenki

CurrencyVirtual Gold Bar
AnimalGhost of Karl Marx

The Red Republic of Pertsjan is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Chairman Artyenki with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, compulsory military service, and soft-spoken computers. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 13.334 billion Pertsjanians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tolbhuran. The average income tax rate is 99.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Pertsjanian economy, worth a remarkable 2,707 trillion Virtual Gold Bars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 203,037 Virtual Gold Bars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Bins outnumber trees in city parks, preschools put children down for naps with milk, cookies, and a gruesome story of vengeance, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, and rocket boots and thermal detonators have become standard-issue military gear. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Pertsjan's national animal is the Ghost of Karl Marx, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Pertsjan is ranked 3,105th in the world and 7th in The Internationale for Most Efficient Economies, scoring 100.44 on the Krugman-Greenspan Business Outlook Index.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 235thMost Secular: 463rdBest Weather: 552ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 679thMost Cheerful Citizens: 720thMost Beautiful Environments: 731stNicest Citizens: 849thMost Developed: 867thMost Advanced Public Education: 914thLargest Welfare Programs: 918thMost Compassionate Citizens: 922ndHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 939thLongest Average Lifespans: 981stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,021stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,110thHealthiest Citizens: 1,152ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,193rdMost Pacifist: 1,292ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,293rdLowest Crime Rates: 1,452ndHighest Food Quality: 1,636thLargest Governments: 1,737thSmartest Citizens: 1,769thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,859thSafest: 2,008thMost Inclusive: 2,069thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,413thMost Cultured: 2,454thTop
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Most Influential: 2,709thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,018thMost Efficient Economies: 3,105thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,202ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,277thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,538thHighest Economic Output: 6,580thHighest Average Incomes: 7,083rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,267thMost Patriotic: 8,895thLargest Publishing Industry: 9,382ndTop
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Most Income Equality: 13,353rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 17,260thLargest Populations: 23,745th
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 4th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Secular: 6th in the regionMost Influential: 6th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 6th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 8th in the regionMost Developed: 8th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8th in the regionNicest Citizens: 8th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 8th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 9th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 9th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 11th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 11th in the regionLargest Governments: 12th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 13th in the regionMost Pacifist: 13th in the regionSafest: 13th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 13th in the regionNudest: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 15th in the regionMost Patriotic: 15th in the regionMost Cultured: 15th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 16th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 16th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 16th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 16th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 17th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 17th in the regionMost Politically Free: 18th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 18th in the regionLargest Populations: 19th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, rocket boots and thermal detonators have become standard-issue military gear.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, preschools put children down for naps with milk, cookies, and a gruesome story of vengeance.
  • : Pertsjan was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "Left-wing Utopia".
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, bins outnumber trees in city parks.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, suburban backyards are seized by the government and turned into national parks.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, evenings at university debating societies often end with everyone acknowledging both sides may well be right.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, handling people's data is proving an immersive experience.
  • : Following new legislation in Pertsjan, a suspicious number of male students have joined the Ladies' Wrestling League.

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