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Most Valuable International Artwork: 201stLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,085thSafest: 1,293rd
The Holy Blue Zombie of
Left-wing Utopia
Give me your Turkish cards, NationStates. 4 friendship.
PM Dan Barlyy
Influence
Hermit
Founder / Big Barlyy
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Barlyy

Population1.464 billion

CapitalIstranbarul
LeaderPM Dan Barlyy
Faithmaking fun of Nooooooooooooooo

Currencygold tulip
Animalleprechaun

The Holy Blue Zombie of Barlyy is a massive, genial nation, ruled by PM Dan Barlyy with a fair hand, and renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, keen interest in outer space, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 1.464 billion Barlyyians are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The enormous, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Istranbarul. The average income tax rate is 95.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Barlyyian economy, worth 189 trillion gold tulips a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 129,386 gold tulips, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The song 'They Got an Awful Lot of Coffee in Barlyy' is a smash hit, the average commuter spends four hours a day driving to and from work, the newly revamped army is so eager for action that it has trouble keeping the peace, and country folk are sent to obligatory boarding schools to learn how to be civilized. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Barlyy's national animal is the leprechaun, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is making fun of Nooooooooooooooo.

Barlyy is ranked 232,709th in the world and 1st in NeutraIKEA for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -12.49 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Most Compassionate Citizens: 2,999thNicest Citizens: 3,000thBest Weather: 3,722ndLongest Average Lifespans: 3,778thHealthiest Citizens: 3,844thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,046thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 4,047thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,100thMost Inclusive: 4,368thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,578thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,774thLowest Crime Rates: 5,333rdMost Developed: 5,706thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,790thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,149thLargest Governments: 7,301stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,466thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,788thSmartest Citizens: 7,959thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,997thMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,687thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,121stMost Subsidized Industry: 10,034thMost Influential: 10,813thTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 12,234thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,561stMost Cultured: 14,114thMost Secular: 14,300thMost Efficient Economies: 14,766thLargest Publishing Industry: 17,466thHighest Average Incomes: 20,026thMost Income Equality: 21,943rd

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