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The Queen's State of Nyab

“For What It's Worth”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Rare
Economy:
Struggling
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Vassal

Location: Pacific Union

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The Queen's State of Nyab is a gargantuan, safe nation, renowned for its hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 17.511 billion Nyabians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defence, Law & Order, and the Environment. The average income tax rate is 66%, and even higher for the wealthy. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

Glittering new sports stadiums adorn every city and town, citizens are allowed to rise or fall based on their own merits, the words 'private' and 'enterprise' must never appear in the same sentence, and the military has quashed a recent coup attempt. Crime is well under control, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. Nyab's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is none, and its currency is the betale.

Nyab is ranked 101st in Pacific Union and 105,599th in the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring -7 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 9 days ago

  • 2 days 3 hours ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • 5 days ago: Nyab's influence in Pacific Union rose from "Minnow" to "Vassal".
  • 6 days ago: Nyab was ranked #1 in the region for Most Authoritarian (last census: Top 5%).
  • 15 days ago: Nyab fell out of the world Top 10% for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • 16 days ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • 17 days ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Safest.
  • 21 days ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 26 days ago: Nyab's influence in Pacific Union fell from "Vassal" to "Minnow".
  • 27 days ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 35 days ago: Nyab was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Authoritarian.

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by Max Barry

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