by Max Barry

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Most Compassionate Citizens: 265thLeast Corrupt Governments: 280thNicest Citizens: 294th
The Social Democracy of
Left-wing Utopia
Grow With Care
Civil Rights
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Sekura Monto

Population8.692 billion

CapitalVerda Monto


The Social Democracy of Sekura Monto is a colossal, cultured nation, renowned for its museums and concert halls, state-planned economy, and soft-spoken computers. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 8.692 billion Montoans 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 government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Verda Monto. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Sekura Montoan economy, worth a remarkable 1,725 trillion dollars 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 Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 198,531 dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

A blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction, Saturday morning cartoons feature full frontal nudity, the doctor has cold hands, and excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside. Crime is totally unknown. Sekura Monto's national animal is the moose, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Sekura Monto is ranked 241,075th in the world and 9,916th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -28.98 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most Compassionate Citizens: 265thLeast Corrupt Governments: 280thNicest Citizens: 294thLargest Welfare Programs: 326thMost Pacifist: 343rdMost Inclusive: 356thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 457thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 560thSafest: 679thMost Advanced Public Education: 781stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 812thBest Weather: 858thHighest Average Tax Rates: 911thMost Developed: 933rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 949thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 951stMost Beautiful Environments: 973rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 974thMost Secular: 976thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,025thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,094thHealthiest Citizens: 1,251stLargest Governments: 1,325thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,378thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,684thSmartest Citizens: 2,046thMost Cultured: 2,111thLowest Crime Rates: 2,341stHighest Poor Incomes: 2,341stTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 3,488thMost Efficient Economies: 4,268thMost Influential: 4,462ndMost Subsidized Industry: 4,581stMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,829thHighest Average Incomes: 6,815thHighest Economic Output: 9,823rdTop
Most Income Equality: 14,663rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,166thMost Stationary: 18,852nd
Least Corrupt Governments: 15th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 16th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 19th in the regionNicest Citizens: 21st in the regionMost Inclusive: 22nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 22nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 23rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 25th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 32nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 37th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 39th in the regionSafest: 44th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 47th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 47th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 50th in the regionMost Secular: 54th in the regionMost Developed: 56th in the regionBest Weather: 57th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 58th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 65th in the regionLargest Governments: 66th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 67th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 76th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 97th in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 103rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 123rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 124th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 128th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 132nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 246th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 277th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 283rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 312th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 323rd in the regionMost Stationary: 448th in the regionTop
Most Income Equality: 679th in the regionLargest Populations: 725th in the regionNudest: 741st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 941st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, excited shovel-bearing geeks wander the countryside.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, the doctor has cold hands.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, Saturday morning cartoons feature full frontal nudity.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, a blood-red mark on the doorframe means a building must be passed over for destruction.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, public footpaths are being slowly eroded by the burgeoning number of ramblers.
  • : Sekura Monto was endorsed by The Republic of Tsandonown.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, dog owners proudly declare that their pups can predict when the mailman will arrive.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, the government is giving peace a chance.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, turning the other cheek is accompanied by a polite letter of complaint.
  • : Following new legislation in Sekura Monto, it can be a real jungle in a modern courtroom.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 160 » Guer Aike, Lulubellia, Kazoo Basin, 1 very fast endotarter, Empy, Aerilia, Strongwill, The Tampa Bay Rays, Hardscrabble, Orado, Hamerica, Yaorozu, Yokciq Empire, Bankowiata, Shibutani, Climeria, Svenskskit, Ethnon, Loutsland, Great Bights Mum, Republica Guilleana, Kocherian, Dreadton, Dar es Saalam, North Bratislava, Koda-Land, Corfad, Andexia, Pallaith, Zzozona, The Rhein States, Omnistria, Xentherida, Former English Colony, Votak Matim, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Pytong, Ravendi, Bharathvarsh, Sachi, Territorio di Nessuno, Siwale, Frances Francis the First of France, Navsland, McMasterdonia, Cretox State, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Runeda, Testnation223, Sunto, and 110 others.Xipher, Wilkshire, Patrician, Colfes, Star Kingdom, Notyoutopia, WeKnow, Illusia and Neverendia, New Lakemba, Maclare, Kragsgale, Sundred, Daiz, Fauzjhia, Brsil, Planes, Kranostav, Shadowrik, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Moubarakistan, Interdimensional Zone, Zemnaya Svoboda, His Enduring Majesty, Chips and Guac, Barabolia, Selfgradatude, Kingdom of KHATTAB, El Fiji Grande, Slyakanya, Pasargad, KhalChicken, Aeolist, Alorca, East Akra, The Pantheons, Vesteysia, Madjack, Sikol, Otakus and Weebs, Valentine Z, Venicea, Seijitsu, Sil Dorsett, Clan Spaniel, Odelinor, Port Naga, Beasluxia, Maratabat, Nodnarb, Imperial Pieserged, Francois Isidore, Valgarda, Travislavania, Figyjharli, Wisconsota, Svenskan, Trumpski, Maott, Heilhum Imperius, Greater Afroeurasia, Wineclaw, Sanjurika, Wapistan, Godwanna, The Ultimate Republic, Dangine, Kromi, Questann, Lol2639, Siforpeo, Shotokonia, Servilis, Texanz, Simone Republic, The Republic of Free Peoples, Xagill, Blyskalia, Tyirza, Orogonia, Super Girl, Holy Oranz, Xyrron, Uzbek Khan, Yellops, Aryan Homeland, Cereskia, TyGerria, BTProductions, Draconian Progression, The Jerichowan Country, Mon Island, Steampunk Ariel, Alexander the Magnus, Viridiann, New Celoveniortan, Cajland, Seenvorland, ForestMythal, Kinitopia, Religioncord, Sounq, Korean-Joseon, Defense For The World Assembly, Centrialand, Siberian Workforce, Libertania Democratica, Britle, Ellbonnia, Seanat, and Tsandonown.

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