The Queen's State of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Remembering
Regional Influence
Minnow
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Rare

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Queen's State of Poplar Grove is a colossal, safe nation, renowned for its compulsory military service, state-planned economy, and restrictive gun laws. The cynical population of 9.795 billion Poplar Groveans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 79.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Poplar Grovean economy, worth 43.9 trillion betales a year, is driven entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,480 betales, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government awards prizes to television shows featuring stereotype-breaking minority roles, none has been named as Poplar Grove's national religion, the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year, and the deer is a protected species. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Poplar Grove's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is none.

Poplar Grove is ranked 799th in The Americas and 134,795th in the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring -2 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 20 days ago

  • 5 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • 9 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 14 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Best Weather.
  • 19 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 20 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Smartest Citizens.
  • 22 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • 25 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Healthiest Citizens.
  • 26 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
  • 31 days ago: Poplar Grove fell out of the world Top 10% for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • 38 days ago: Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Subsidized Industry.

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by Max Barry

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