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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 309th Most Influential: 557th Lowest Crime Rates: 2,274th
The United States of
Father Knows Best State
Better to step on the rock than the pebble
Dune
Influence
Apprentice
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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Barabarom

Population2.776 billion

CapitalVidel
LeaderDune
FaithZeram

Currencygurem
AnimalWolf

The United States of Barabarom is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Dune with an iron fist, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, free-roaming dinosaurs, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 2.776 billion Barabaromians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Videl. The average income tax rate is 93.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Barabaromian economy, worth 711 trillion gurems a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 256,464 gurems, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

It can be a real jungle in a modern courtroom, military spending is on the increase, children have lost interest in toy guns in favor of toy meth lab kits, and fashion magazine covers finally display realistic body images following photo-manipulation becoming illegal. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Barabarom's national animal is the Wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Zeram.

Barabarom is ranked 163,157th in the world and 7,432nd in the South Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 37.79 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 309thMost Influential: 557thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2,274thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,378thHighest Average Incomes: 2,625thLargest Governments: 2,636thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2,674thMost Developed: 2,698thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,134thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,153rdSmartest Citizens: 3,158thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,240thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,636thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,264thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,285thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,374thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,401stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,123rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,589thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,625thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,664thMost Cultured: 6,313thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,517thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,987thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,354thMost Inclusive: 8,253rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,323rdTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 8,963rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,150thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,297thMost Secular: 9,329thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,664thMost Efficient Economies: 9,883rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,531stHealthiest Citizens: 12,220thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,615th
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Most Influential: 27th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 30th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 59th in the regionLargest Governments: 63rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 65th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 66th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 70th in the regionTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 79th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 82nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 83rd in the regionMost Developed: 85th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 90th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 91st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 97th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 100th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 122nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 124th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 126th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 134th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 138th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 140th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 164th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 180th in the regionMost Cultured: 183rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 191st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 215th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 218th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 234th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 257th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 257th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 272nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 301st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 309th in the regionMost Inclusive: 310th in the regionMost Secular: 321st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 343rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 364th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 552nd in the regionLargest Populations: 706th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, fashion magazine covers finally display realistic body images following photo-manipulation becoming illegal.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, children have lost interest in toy guns in favor of toy meth lab kits.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, military spending is on the increase.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, it can be a real jungle in a modern courtroom.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, the minority party is vilified for everything from fires to earthquakes.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, the climate agreement has actually increased the volume of hot air in the atmosphere.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, park rangers perform full-body searches on suspected fungus smugglers.
  • : Following new legislation in Barabarom, meteorologists are instantly recognizable from their luxury cars and jewelry.
  • : Barabarom endorsed The Republic of Gregson.
  • : Barabarom endorsed The Empire of Daehan aegugjuui hwangjegug lyeonbang.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 291 » Erinor, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Oxsania, Tsunamy, Farengeto, Quiescent, Belschaft, European Defense Organization, Luddinlande, Kringalia, Sandaoguo, Drugged Monkeys, Havenfell, Centristvill, Jehenna, Nowa Europa, Aidenfieeld, Moreana, Sonnydesh, Tsvetania, Rebel-topia, Hanguk-Nippon, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, Lotadia, Wyatonians, Darakin, The naked people, Lambdaland, Aywhyou, United States of Vietnam, La Ascension, Escevola, Volaworand, Paranoia, Sedunn, Calistan, Techganet, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Antarctic Empires, The Solar System Scope, Concrete Slab, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Rhetiaa, Linguiniland, Saciu, New Briantown, Jaxon, Catalunya Unida, Hasilberg, Vincent Field, and 241 others.The Sk8ing Unicorn, Nothanksbutseriously, North Anatnom, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Curlyhoward, Brendleton, RestartAll, Sanden, WTP All the good names are taken, Great Andora, Aumeltopia, Noveos, Beepee, Madhonia, Noire Denholm, Ancient Slobovia, Si-topia, Drystar, Three Rivia Levr, Phillius, Ridehale, UnShleepd, East India Kompany, Silberne Wache, Esfalsa, Ufask, KIROVET, Liberated Lambergs, The National Corporation, GI-Land, Mirutania, Bentwaters, Utondara, LaPia, Anachronolandia, Seliyan progressive Islands, Dylar, Vos Dothrak, Yellunstryer, Macrothea, Kiasu-ism, Theorin, Shengtie, The Two Jerseys, USNE2018, Pastir, Lightmare, Grimsby town, Lester Crest, Yeldarbsland, Towi Lamia, Grouu, Isokenzar, Aneas, Poopisiya, The United Expanse, Kerlodia, Third League of New Kent, Pax Dracon, St Oaks, Holy Chimerland, Bod Wareenaland, Wehraboos, Deosdora, North Kanuckistan, Atomic Garden, Lost And Found, Democratic Parndia, Janapuri, Ezeleah, Democratic Republic of Palmyra, Mantas Meow, Iristead, Braavos and Lorath, Lorora3, Pamela And Hepatitis, Lioniel, Kholdan, Udaron, Sthalrim, Eastern Nyan, Wese Zippopiteradgil, Trelatche, Lulliland, Mona Landia, Kobehia, Agalaesia, Complete Conformity, The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp, United Qwebland, Jamtland-Trondelag, Soem, Galaxy Federation, Neo-Indonesia, Elveka, A Frog Dimension, Commonwealth Of Astoria, Camante, Reptilians from the Alternate Earth, Aguatania, Center Lisle, Asdfghuiop, Spearos, Oepix, Runsiya, Cretacia, Confoederatio Concordia, NeoConcordia, Spazzhole, Soul Har, Japanese Federal Republic, Enplatia, Namat Sta, Kongoudess, Uncastania, Walloonia, Santulanum, HUElavia, Transtemporal Shifts, Nankyoku Tairiku, Angevin Britannia, Bai Stastann, Awjan, Kyraxa, Sagada, The ColdWyvernian Undead, Bandorion, Transcostria, Holy Dominate, Qilai, FreeFishers, Xandev, Bergenu, Upper Usok Valley, Darbor, Pulau Bali, Cuuldere, Stoniamera, Freedoom, Rosamie, Ronster, Ishanol, Avalonica, Jarilon, Farrts, Rabbitz, East Asylla Pan, Whimichy, The Post Humans, Ostanasia, Ariankido, Myr Nyr, North Winter, Badener, Southern Numenor, Kandorith, The Filippinas, Herbert Island, The Canadian Republic Colonies, SHAYTAN UKHIROSS, Mikole, Northendia, Caasd, Ttyxious, Kroumos, Illinoisan, Midand, Abarri, The Libertarian Nation of Songrandine, Qvait, Shema Mitzvah, Zess, Uncomfortable nooks and crannies, Wimalia, Birdkeeper, A leftover country, Empire of the Western Woods, Maletora, Salguod, State of Iowa, Akindom, Federated Kingdoms of Brittania, Draconians, Land Without Shrimp, Jahass, Beluka, Choodox, Frandlia, Keidran Union, Blaash, Malkotistan, Academy of Umbrellas, Republic Clovakh, Amutien, United Weshickstine, Daimonia, Crystal Creation, The Dragon Enclave, Revanial, Stralendeland, Corolines, United Territories of West Afbeckistan, Montbec, Cairfield, Vendris, Bananas2, Dasko, B-7, Tations, San Anaben, German Hapsburg, Caer Krasinet, The Srovsk State, The Dubonni, Slenrotros, Pays de Loire, Prioburgland, Bylake, Naam, Tol Brandir, Nordafrik Conclaves, Apabeossie, HumanLand, Fetatonich, Placeholder name, Sesteran, The Precocity, New Lousara, Goddamous, Staubsaugen, Qawe, Churumduul, Uunited Islands, Tijanapolis, Dereistic, Doomen, Chocholand, Milvands, Joer Soventiatopia, Changolandia, and Upper Tyrconnel.

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