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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 76thLargest Insurance Industry: 89thLargest Mining Sector: 100th
The Republic of
Iron Fist Consumerists
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Squire
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Unheard Of
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Bai Lung

Population37.782 billion

CapitalPyongjing
LeaderGong Chūrý

CurrencyBai Lungese Dollar
AnimalTiger Pig and Man

The Republic of Bai Lung is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Gong Chūrý with an iron fist, and renowned for its enslaved workforce, ritual sacrifices, and complete lack of public education. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 37.782 billion Bai Lungeses are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pyongjing. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Bai Lungian economy, worth an astonishing 16,734 trillion Bai Lungese Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Uranium Mining industry, with major contributions from Soda Sales, Automobile Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 442,926 Bai Lungese Dollars, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,781,471 per year while the poor average 73,698, a ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Only the rich can afford the latest medical innovations, citizens are regularly arrested in queues for 'loitering', political activists are routinely executed, and mining is the nation's most dangerous occupation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force. Bai Lung's national animal is the Tiger Pig and Man, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Bai Lung is ranked 4,742nd in the world and 70th in The East Pacific for Most Subsidized Industry, scoring 10,939.57 on the Gilded Widget Scale.

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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 76thLargest Insurance Industry: 89thLargest Mining Sector: 100thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 151stFattest Citizens: 171stHighest Disposable Incomes: 191stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 194thHighest Economic Output: 201stLargest Agricultural Sector: 344thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 374thLowest Crime Rates: 509thMost Avoided: 540thMost Efficient Economies: 578thHighest Average Incomes: 657thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 802ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 855thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 914thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,074thMost Stationary: 1,098thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,120thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,244thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,328thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,335thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,347thLargest Populations: 1,546thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,592ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,734thMost Influential: 2,326thLargest Governments: 2,569thLargest Retail Industry: 2,650thMost Armed: 2,879thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 4,742ndRudest Citizens: 5,018thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,478thLargest Black Market: 7,109thSafest: 7,994thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,037thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,500thLargest Publishing Industry: 9,535thSmartest Citizens: 9,598thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,718thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 20,809thMost Patriotic: 24,176thMost Conservative: 25,181stHighest Poor Incomes: 26,026thMost Secular: 29,302nd
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionFattest Citizens: 6th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 7th in the regionLargest Populations: 12th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 14th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 15th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 16th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 17th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 19th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 19th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 21st in the regionMost Avoided: 21st in the regionMost Stationary: 22nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 23rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 24th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 25th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 25th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 32nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 33rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 39th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 61st in the regionLargest Governments: 66th in the regionMost Armed: 67th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 70th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 86th in the regionMost Influential: 87th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 95th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 119th in the regionRudest Citizens: 121st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 140th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 201st in the regionSafest: 243rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 244th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 249th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 296th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 353rd in the regionTop
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Most Patriotic: 450th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 526th in the regionMost Conservative: 606th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 655th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 702nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Bai Lung voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Giovanniland".
  • : Bai Lung voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Securities Issuers Governance and Disclosures".
  • : Bai Lung endorsed The People's Republic of Arzegovnia.
  • : Bai Lung was endorsed by The People's Republic of Arzegovnia.
  • : Bai Lung voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Ghant".
  • : Bai Lung voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Convention on Law Enforcement for Heinous Crimes".
  • : Bai Lung was reclassified from "Corporate Police State" to "Iron Fist Consumerists".
  • : Bai Lung voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Riemstagrad".
  • : Bai Lung voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Minimum Standard of Living Act".
  • : Bai Lung endorsed The Republic of Blu point.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 145 » Southern Yugoslavia, Lyontisia, The Empire of Rijelv, Vaskeden, Azosd, West Moanne Peneion, OhCraplakistan, Neratica, Grangrado, Lunma Un, Christinia, Newsoslavia, Thiyagesh, Duracell, Akimera, Trinchet, Murshan, Reino De Latine, Estande, Marrabuk, Priti Purple Wonderland, EmpireBR, Unitria, United Worlds of Waifuland, Asendavia, La Xinga, Rikos Isles, Devlon, Roissyland, Altys, Pondingonia, Tassirion, Dwightica, Walo, ReeK, Vilender, Roliganistan, The United Intergalactic Republic, Troc, West Nagato, Bachtendekuppen, Malvekia, The Oan Isles, Flaming Pizza Rolls, Fed Sha Tho Plava, Bullpups, Zhonchartin Fron, Goat Republic, Hipakistan, Blu point, and 95 others.Metzitlan, Arzegovnia, Ridann, Amjedia, Hizuru, United China Nation, Republic of Berzerkistan, Kangarawa, VW53Aland, BearStackof2015, Pekweng, Pakitsk, Talitoa, Plazland, Enlil, Dragons Blood, Grossvietnam, Firenation91, Trimmania, The Death Syndicate, Volkarai, Under Upper Antartica, Headpat Central, Fellon, Todd McCloud, Ripsylvania, Lingu, The Three States of Fortuna, Lantros, A Slanted Black Stripe, Barfleur, A mean old man, Stellar Colonies, Kublam, Oofery, Modra, Debluu, Blobbo, From New World, CheeseBurrito, Mundiferrum, ReReReRepublic, Federated States of Zootron, Spiruvania, Nythi, Sandboxford, Aquyia, West Swedania, East Malaysia, ArenaC, Cacnesia, Brotherland, Aivintis, Empire of Dabiristan, British Calradia, Adolanta, Kuseropia Repubationtopia, Thurland, Ribanzi, Mardom, Blobon, Pledonia, New Leganes, The 7th Coalition of Alba, The Marlands, Tea Jol, Forvistan, Merlovich, The Wallenburgian World Assembly Offices, Verconia, Kond Mex Ethostorgel, New Sandsnionion, United Commonwealth of American States, Axdel, Santa Dystopia, United Citizens, NewImperia, Wes Ser, Kavanos, Rokaku, Mandatory Herding, The Holy Rat, Xhya-zsathis 03b, Rainbow Vests, Propwash, Alarastra, Novosejia, Sea Lions, American-Cascadia, Cappedore, Romanoddle Republic, Bobadyk, Arafors, Kallik, and Wiranath.

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