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Most Developed: 53rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 65thLongest Average Lifespans: 65th
The Valkyrian Republic of
Left-wing Utopia Drugged-Out Hippies
Peace, Freedom, and Democracy
Influence
Apprentice
Minister of Foreign Affairs / CRS Member
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Qvait

Population18.715 billion

CapitalStockholm
LeaderPresident Kate Murphy
FaithValrissi

CurrencyValkyrian vekt
Animalblue jay

The Valkyrian Republic of Qvait is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by President Kate Murphy with a fair hand, and renowned for its national health service, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 18.715 billion Valkyrians 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, liberal, 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 Stockholm. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Valkyrian economy, worth a remarkable 6,099 trillion Valkyrian vekts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 325,893 Valkyrian vekts, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The military is slashing spending on conventional arms and diverting it to spending on prosthetic arms, the government's economic policy can be summed up as "Abort, Retry, Fail?", the sound of wooden legs echo throughout Qvait after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax, and the wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Qvait's national animal is the blue jay, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Valrissi.

Qvait is ranked 220,858th in the world and 8,442nd in the South Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -2742.83 on the Hayek Index.

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Most Developed: 53rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 65thLongest Average Lifespans: 65thHealthiest Citizens: 73rdSafest: 105thMost Advanced Public Transport: 107thLowest Crime Rates: 115thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 117thHighest Average Tax Rates: 130thMost Pacifist: 137thBest Weather: 153rdLargest Governments: 160thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 160thLargest Welfare Programs: 160thMost Compassionate Citizens: 173rdMost Influential: 174thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 180thMost Advanced Public Education: 192ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 198thMost Beautiful Environments: 205thMost Inclusive: 206thNicest Citizens: 213thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 249thSmartest Citizens: 304thHighest Poor Incomes: 325thMost Efficient Economies: 388thMost Subsidized Industry: 407thLeast Corrupt Governments: 693rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 824thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 935thMost Cultured: 958thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,101stHighest Economic Output: 1,258thHighest Average Incomes: 1,505thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,857thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 2,492ndMost Stationary: 4,492ndLargest Publishing Industry: 5,909thLargest Populations: 7,728thNudest: 10,748thTop
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Most Income Equality: 11,640thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,243rdMost Secular: 13,746thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 18,049th
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 3rd in the regionSafest: 4th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 4th in the regionMost Developed: 4th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Inclusive: 5th in the regionMost Pacifist: 6th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 6th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Influential: 8th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 8th in the regionNicest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 11th in the regionBest Weather: 11th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 11th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 13th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 13th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 15th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 20th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 28th in the regionMost Cultured: 28th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 33rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 33rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 40th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 42nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 66th in the regionLargest Populations: 68th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 88th in the regionMost Stationary: 100th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 153rd in the regionNudest: 334th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 367th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 402nd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 493rd in the regionMost Income Equality: 539th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 838th in the region

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