Largest Publishing Industry: 74th Least Corrupt Governments: 160th Most Rebellious Youth: 192nd
The Republic of
Left-wing Utopia
Salus populi suprema lex esto!
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Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Superb

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The Republic of Abarastan is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Leader with a fair hand, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, daily referendums, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 18.024 billion Abarastanians 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 relatively small, socially-minded, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense are ignored. The average income tax rate is 45.4%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Abarastanian economy, worth a remarkable 2,601 trillion abarastan ducats a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 144,318 abarastan ducats, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Nude art is becoming wildly popular, new cases of Asbestosis are cropping up as quickly as hospitals can deal with them, the nation's only university is the School of Hard Knocks, and space shuttles regularly launch rubbish into space. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Abarastan's national animal is the dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Abarastan is ranked 160th in the world and 6th in Lazarus for Least Corrupt Governments, with 98.57 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Largest Publishing Industry: 74thLeast Corrupt Governments: 160thMost Rebellious Youth: 192ndNicest Citizens: 239thMost Compassionate Citizens: 273rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 330thMost Cultured: 484thHealthiest Citizens: 589thMost Pacifist: 632ndMost Stationary: 1,312thSmartest Citizens: 1,550thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,626thTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 2,007thHighest Crime Rates: 2,523rdHighest Economic Output: 2,647thLargest Populations: 4,072ndHighest Poor Incomes: 4,723rdMost Secular: 5,092ndMost Influential: 7,044thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,136thMost Inclusive: 7,885thMost Developed: 8,057thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 11,063rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,431stMost Beautiful Environments: 14,114thBest Weather: 15,186thNudest: 15,999thMost Politically Free: 16,827th
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Largest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 6th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionNicest Citizens: 6th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 13th in the regionMost Cultured: 16th in the regionMost Stationary: 20th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 23rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 29th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 63rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 63rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 75th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 122nd in the regionMost Secular: 138th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 139th in the regionLargest Populations: 141st in the regionMost Inclusive: 170th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 172nd in the regionMost Influential: 214th in the regionTop
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Most Developed: 284th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 306th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 443rd in the regionMost Politically Free: 446th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 507th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, space shuttles regularly launch rubbish into space.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, the nation's only university is the School of Hard Knocks.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, new cases of Asbestosis are cropping up as quickly as hospitals can deal with them.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, nude art is becoming wildly popular.
  • : Abarastan was reclassified from "Liberal Democratic Socialists" to "Left-wing Utopia".
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, the government helps teach children how to kill a man from six paces.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, legal contracts aren't worth the paper they're written on.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, many aides in Leader's office are known to be serial jaywalkers.
  • : Following new legislation in Abarastan, criminals and college students are taking an interest in the government's new weed-killing program.
  • : Abarastan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Politically Free.

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