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Most Influential: 1,017thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,818thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,107th
The Paese privo di coronavirus of
Iron Fist Consumerists Champions of Commerce
And I was there
Queen Asseylum Vers Allusia II
Influence
Handshaker
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Middle Vers

Population3.543 billion

CapitalMineros
LeaderQueen Asseylum Vers Allusia II
FaithNeo-Violetism

Currencycredit
AnimalTerran

The Paese privo di coronavirus of Middle Vers is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Queen Asseylum Vers Allusia II with an iron fist, and remarkable for its closed borders, smutty television, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 3.543 billion Versians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mineros. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 53.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Versian economy, worth 652 trillion credits a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Woodchip Exports, and Automobile Manufacturing. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 184,097 credits, with the richest citizens earning 7.0 times as much as the poorest.

Prolonged government investigations are a common revenge tactic among spurned significant others, the nation frequently scolds its subject territories for staying up past bedtime, casino tax breaks are even bigger than their jackpots, and laser-wielding robots are taking aim at human hearts. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Middle Vers's national animal is the Terran, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Neo-Violetism.

Middle Vers is ranked 118,872nd in the world and 199th in First World Order for Fattest Citizens, with 9.76 Obesity Rate.

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Most Influential: 1,017thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,818thTop
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,107thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,143rdMost Devout: 2,229thMost Armed: 2,237thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,818thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,037thMost Valuable International Artwork: 3,163rdMost Corrupt Governments: 4,806thMost Avoided: 5,635thLargest Black Market: 5,815thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,933rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,403rdHighest Average Incomes: 7,835thMost Efficient Economies: 8,346thLowest Crime Rates: 8,890thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,939thHighest Disposable Incomes: 9,235thMost Conservative: 10,060thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 11,103rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 11,876thLargest Information Technology Sector: 12,116thMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,226thMost Developed: 12,539thMost Cultured: 13,777thLargest Mining Sector: 14,431stLargest Agricultural Sector: 15,370thLargest Governments: 19,006thMost Authoritarian: 20,727th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 3rd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 5th in the regionMost Avoided: 6th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 7th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 9th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 9th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 10th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 14th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 14th in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 16th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 16th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 18th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 21st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 26th in the region

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