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The City-State Federation of Houbur

“Neutrality does not mean Pacifism” Tsui Erikson

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Page

Location: 10000 Islands

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Houbur

Population1.978 billion

CapitalThermdale
LeaderTsui Erikson

Currencykrona
AnimalPenguin

The City-State Federation of Houbur is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Tsui Erikson with a fair hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, pith helmet sales, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.978 billion Houbuvi enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Thermdale. The average income tax rate is 83.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Houbuvian economy, worth 317 trillion kronor a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Retail. Average income is an impressive 160,289 kronor, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

Skateboarding is considered a form of diplomacy, convicted felons are forced into slavery for their crimes, heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste, and families waiting for delayed pipe installations hope daily for rain. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Houbur's national animal is the Penguin, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Houbur is ranked 51,449th in the world and 495th in 10000 Islands for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 5,026.71 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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5%
Most Influential: 2,824thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,838thRudest Citizens: 4,471stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 4,881stMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,259thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,866thSafest: 6,289thMost Pacifist: 6,862ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,703rdMost Developed: 8,345thMost Efficient Economies: 8,797thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,716thNicest Citizens: 9,808thMost Inclusive: 9,855thSmartest Citizens: 9,859thHighest Food Quality: 10,263rdLargest Governments: 10,289thLargest Retail Industry: 10,587thLongest Average Lifespans: 10,748thHealthiest Citizens: 11,011thLargest Welfare Programs: 11,207thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,356thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,408thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,734thBest Weather: 12,755thLowest Crime Rates: 13,314thHighest Average Incomes: 13,318thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,346thMost Beautiful Environments: 13,375thMost Secular: 13,538thMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,753rdTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,010thMost Cultured: 15,100thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15,985thMost Rebellious Youth: 16,168thHighest Poor Incomes: 18,346th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 74th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 77th in the regionRudest Citizens: 91st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 102nd in the regionSafest: 115th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 119th in the regionMost Pacifist: 133rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 135th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 138th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 140th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Houbur endorsed The Island Imperium of Markanite.
  • : Following new legislation in Houbur, families waiting for delayed pipe installations hope daily for rain.
  • : Following new legislation in Houbur, heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste.
  • : Following new legislation in Houbur, convicted felons are forced into slavery for their crimes.
  • : Following new legislation in Houbur, skateboarding is considered a form of diplomacy.
  • : Following new legislation in Houbur, a firework a day does not in fact keep the doctor away.
  • : Houbur was endorsed by The Principality of Archipel Kerguelen.
  • : Houbur was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : Houbur voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Commend Europeia"".
  • : Houbur was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Secular.

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