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Largest Insurance Industry: 1,538thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,216thMost Devout: 4,193rd
The Benevolent Fist of
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Population14.094 billion

LeaderComrade General Fedele Fantoccini


The Benevolent Fist of Scardino is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Comrade General Fedele Fantoccini with an iron fist, and notable for its closed borders, ban on automobiles, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 14.094 billion Scardinoans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Spirituality, Industry, and Education also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Environment receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Poggioreale. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 74.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Scardinoan economy, worth a remarkable 1,388 trillion florins a year, is led by the Door-to-door Insurance Sales industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Furniture Restoration, and Soda Sales. Average income is 98,507 florins, with the richest citizens earning 9.8 times as much as the poorest.

Homeless people dying of starvation are thought to be a necessary cost of preventing terrorism, the vow 'til death do us part' is often taken as an invitation to murder, it is a silent spring in Scardino, and recent events in Dàguó have been classified 'for Comrade General Fedele Fantoccini's eyes only'. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Scardino's national animal is the squirrel, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Scardinoism.

Scardino is ranked 253,286th in the world and 264th in Lone Wolves United for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring -11.68 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Largest Insurance Industry: 1,538thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 3,216thMost Devout: 4,193rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,468thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 6,903rdMost Subsidized Industry: 6,935thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 9,596thLowest Crime Rates: 10,449thMost Efficient Economies: 10,998thTop
Largest Mining Sector: 14,020thMost Advanced Public Transport: 14,342ndHighest Economic Output: 14,662ndMost Corrupt Governments: 17,968thLargest Populations: 21,836thHighest Average Tax Rates: 21,943rdMost Developed: 22,158thLargest Governments: 23,618th
Most Subsidized Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 4th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionMost Devout: 6th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the regionLargest Populations: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12th in the regionTop
Most Developed: 15th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 17th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 17th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 17th in the regionLargest Governments: 18th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 20th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 21st in the region

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