by Max Barry

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Malarkey Detected 45

Population1.392 billion


The Republic of Malarkey Detected 45 is a massive, genial nation, notable for its frequent executions, smutty television, and suspicion of poets. The quiet, industrious population of 1.392 billion Malarkey Detected 45ians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Spirituality, and Education. The average income tax rate is 38.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The Malarkey Detected 45ian economy, worth 57.2 trillion Malarkeys a year, is led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Trout Farming, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 41,073 Malarkeys, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

You can bet your bottom dollar that gambling will cost you an arm and a leg, enemy navies sail within bombardment range of major coastal cities with impunity, flash floods that dams could have controlled regularly ravage small towns in mountain valleys, and Leader has just been declared ruler of Malarkey Detected 45 in an international press conference. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Malarkey Detected 45's national animal is the Malarkey, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Malarkey Detected 45 is ranked 181,128th in the world and 1,420th in Devide by Zero for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring -4 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

Best Weather: 59th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 89th in the regionTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 112th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 113th in the regionNicest Citizens: 120th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 130th in the regionSafest: 148th in the regionMost Armed: 150th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 151st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 160th in the regionMost Inclusive: 166th in the regionMost Devout: 172nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 186th in the region

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