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Candensia was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 308
Most Beautiful Environments: 1,817thMost Influential: 2,071stMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,094th
The Royal Dominion of
Left-Leaning College State Deluded Tax and Spend Hypocrites
Everything for the people.
King Zen II
Influence
Powerbroker
WA Delegate / Chief Moderator
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Some

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Candensia

Population6.538 billion

CapitalAlriora
LeaderKing Zen II

CurrencyAnden
AnimalSilverwing Falcon

The Royal Dominion of Candensia is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by King Zen II with an even hand, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, irreverence towards religion, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, hard-working, cynical population of 6.538 billion Candensians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Alriora. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 81.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Candensian economy, worth a remarkable 1,197 trillion Andens a year, is led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 183,236 Andens, with the richest citizens earning 6.9 times as much as the poorest.

Armed war-criminals gain asylum if deemed 'fabulous' enough, several inches are being added to first class seating, things are looking up for patients accidentally prescribed erectile dysfunction medication, and photographers can be found hiding behind the curtains in King Zen II's bedroom. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Candensia's national animal is the Silverwing Falcon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Candensia is ranked 88,154th in the world and 51st in The Hole To Hide In for Most Average, scoring 40.36 on the Average Standardized Normality Scale.

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Most Beautiful Environments: 1,817thMost Influential: 2,071stMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,094thBest Weather: 2,098thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,188thTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,502ndMost Cultured: 4,081stLargest Black Market: 4,835thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,133rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,587thLargest Retail Industry: 6,294thMost Developed: 6,656thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,774thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,256thMost Corrupt Governments: 7,392ndNicest Citizens: 7,414thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,491stHighest Average Incomes: 8,094thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,116thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,146thSmartest Citizens: 8,147thMost Efficient Economies: 8,198thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,688thMost Pacifist: 9,415thMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,785thLargest Governments: 9,870thMost Rebellious Youth: 10,957thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,276thMost Inclusive: 11,335thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 11,899thLargest Publishing Industry: 12,123rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,586thHighest Economic Output: 13,436thLowest Crime Rates: 16,436thLongest Average Lifespans: 16,929thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,866thMost Secular: 21,451stHighest Poor Incomes: 22,013thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23,505th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 3rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 5th in the regionMost Stationary: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 5th in the regionMost Cultured: 6th in the regionTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 9th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 9th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 9th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 9th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 10th in the regionLargest Governments: 10th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionMost Developed: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 10th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 11th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 11th in the regionNicest Citizens: 11th in the regionLargest Populations: 13th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 13th in the regionMost Pacifist: 13th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 13th in the region

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