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The Republic of Zumlandia

“Yhtenäisyys, Kurinalaisuus, Työ” Žorvaldr Eirķksson

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: The North Pacific

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Zumlandia

Population3.714 billion

CapitalYlläsjärvi
LeaderŽorvaldr Eirķksson
FaithOrthodox

CurrencyMaarka
AnimalGriffin

The Republic of Zumlandia is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Žorvaldr Eirķksson with a fair hand, and renowned for its daily referendums, smutty television, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 3.714 billion Zumlandians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Administration, Industry, and Welfare are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ylläsjärvi. The average income tax rate is 30.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Zumlandian economy, worth 733 trillion Maarkas a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Soda Sales. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 197,623 Maarkas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Engineers ask liberal arts majors "Do you want fries with that?", rebuilding efforts for a recently destroyed cathedral aren't expected to be completed for another century, conscripts often volunteer for a second tour of duty so they can get a ticket to next year's Army Revue, and 75% of the words in government-funded "Super Fun Maths Games" are probably inaccurate. Crime is totally unknown. Zumlandia's national animal is the Griffin, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Orthodox.

Zumlandia is ranked 203,154th in the world and 9,875th in The North Pacific for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -16.12 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 52ndMost Influential: 181stMost Valuable International Artwork: 201stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,853rdRudest Citizens: 1,855thTop
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Most Inclusive: 2,308thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,361stLargest Retail Industry: 3,394thHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,487thBest Weather: 3,836thMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,156thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,392ndNicest Citizens: 4,614thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,628thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,713thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,359thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,776thMost Efficient Economies: 6,028thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,490thHighest Average Incomes: 6,530thMost Armed: 6,619thSafest: 8,268thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,457thMost Cultured: 8,466thSmartest Citizens: 8,707thTop
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Most Developed: 11,047thMost Secular: 12,512thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,795thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13,128thLargest Governments: 13,973rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 15,532ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15,947thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 16,133rdMost Subsidized Industry: 17,760thLargest Agricultural Sector: 18,817thMost Advanced Public Transport: 19,362nd
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 34th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 39th in the regionMost Influential: 42nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 70th in the regionTop
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Rudest Citizens: 112th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 116th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 122nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 143rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 159th in the regionBest Weather: 215th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 234th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 241st in the regionMost Armed: 242nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 251st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 254th in the regionNicest Citizens: 267th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 292nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 308th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 325th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 337th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 379th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 420th in the regionMost Cultured: 421st in the regionSafest: 434th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 475th in the regionTop
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Most Developed: 619th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 621st in the regionLargest Governments: 647th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 666th in the regionMost Secular: 683rd in the regionMost Stationary: 711th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 722nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 737th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 822nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 837th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 840th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 855th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 862nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 948th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 990th in the region

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