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The Queen's State of Yaos

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Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Hermit

Location: Siam

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The Queen's State of Yaos is a huge, pleasant nation, remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape. The compassionate, cynical population of 917 million, 913 million of whom are zombies, Yaosians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The government -- a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked morass -- is mainly concerned with Law & Order, although Commerce and Defence are secondary priorities. The average income tax rate is 38%, but much higher for the wealthy. A large private sector is led by the Uranium Mining industry, followed by Automobile Manufacturing and Arms Manufacturing.

Education and welfare spending are on the rise, the mob and the police have had numerous clashes in the back alleys of Yaos's cities recently due to the government's steadfast anti-casino stance, the government has legalised small-scale capitalism, and foreigners are treated with great suspicion. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is moderate. Yaos's national animal is the deer, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities, and its currency is the betale.

Yaos is ranked 1st in Siam and 50,359th in the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring 1 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

Yaos is currently considering its options.

People: 4,190,286

Zombies: 913,235,350

Dead: 11,160,221,075

Survival Rate: 0.03%

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 43 days ago

  • 36 days ago: Yaos fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Authoritarian.
  • 118 days ago: Yaos was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • 124 days ago: Yaos changed its national nation type to "Queen's State" and its currency to "betale".
  • 151 days ago: Yaos changed its national nation type to "State".
  • 161 days ago: Yaos fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Authoritarian.
  • 199 days ago: Yaos proposed constructing embassies between Siam and Chamber of Commerce.
  • 233 days ago: Yaos proposed constructing embassies between Siam and United States Virgin Islands.
  • 250 days ago: Yaos proposed constructing embassies between Siam and Guinea Bissau.
  • 250 days ago: Yaos proposed constructing embassies between Siam and United States Virgin Islands.
  • 280 days ago: Yaos altered the regional flag of Siam.

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by Max Barry

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