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Most Valuable International Artwork: 589thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,227thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,250th
The Technological Wonderland of
Left-wing Utopia
To ignore science, is to ignore mankindís survival.
The Brain
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population2.954 billion

CapitalQuasar City
LeaderThe Brain


The Technological Wonderland of Blaash is a massive, genial nation, ruled by The Brain with a fair hand, and remarkable for its otherworldly petting zoo, absence of drug laws, and compulsory gun ownership. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 2.954 billion Blaashians 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 medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Quasar City. The average income tax rate is 96.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Blaashian economy, worth 675 trillion Atoms a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is fairly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 228,721 Atoms, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Confessions don't count if suffixed with "izzle", embarrassed police officers wear spandex and carry net guns, mandatory updates on software drivers often bring life to a halt, and every workday begins with group therapy. Crime is totally unknown. Blaash's national animal is the Mole, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Atheism.

Blaash is ranked 225,681st in the world and 11,271st in the South Pacific for Most Avoided, scoring 0.32 on the Kardashian Reflex Score.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 589thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,227thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,250thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,401stMost Influential: 1,427thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,451stMost Inclusive: 1,709thNicest Citizens: 1,740thMost Compassionate Citizens: 1,820thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,887thSmartest Citizens: 1,961stMost Developed: 2,086thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,185thTop
Most Efficient Economies: 2,321stLargest Governments: 2,825thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,339thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,349thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,680thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,154thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,205thHighest Average Incomes: 4,388thMost Cultured: 4,460thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,570thRudest Citizens: 4,725thLowest Crime Rates: 4,808thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,346thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,417thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,449thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,504thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,767thHealthiest Citizens: 6,019thSafest: 6,049thMost Armed: 6,414thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,036thMost Secular: 7,047thLargest Welfare Programs: 8,668thTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 12,336thHighest Drug Use: 13,244thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 14,656thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 14,667thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15,924thLargest Agricultural Sector: 17,946thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 20,815thBest Weather: 22,288thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 22,835th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 16th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 39th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 40th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 45th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 50th in the regionNicest Citizens: 56th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 58th in the regionMost Inclusive: 59th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 60th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 61st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 69th in the regionLargest Governments: 69th in the regionMost Developed: 74th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 78th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 83rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 108th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 110th in the regionTop
Highest Average Incomes: 114th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 118th in the regionMost Cultured: 120th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 128th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 132nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 139th in the regionMost Armed: 148th in the regionMost Influential: 148th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 152nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 154th in the regionRudest Citizens: 157th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 158th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 176th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 181st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 192nd in the regionSafest: 198th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 207th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 251st in the regionMost Secular: 269th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 271st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 306th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 322nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 352nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 394th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 474th in the regionTop
Most Stationary: 599th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 638th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 641st in the regionBest Weather: 706th in the regionLargest Populations: 766th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 835th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 923rd in the regionNudest: 1,131st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Blaash was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Best Weather.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, every workday begins with group therapy.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, mandatory updates on software drivers often bring life to a halt.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, embarrassed police officers wear spandex and carry net guns.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, confessions don't count if suffixed with "izzle".
  • : Blaash endorsed The Commonwealth of United States of Vietnam.
  • : Blaash was endorsed by The Commonwealth of United States of Vietnam.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, government employees have reverted to carrier pigeon due to never-ending virus scans.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, from the highest mountain to the deepest cave - one can always count on finding a good cell signal in Blaash.
  • : Following new legislation in Blaash, a suspicious number of male students have joined the Ladies' Wrestling League.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 170 » USNE2018, Yeldarbsland, Erinor, Beepee, Volaworand, Aidenfieeld, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Luddinlande, Aumeltopia, Cuuldere, Linguiniland, Techganet, Saciu, Kringalia, Sandaoguo, Kandorith, Aywhyou, Sedunn, Auphelia, Xandev, Farengeto, Jehenna, Tsvetania, The Filippinas, Wehraboos, Tsunamy, Darakin, Barabarom, Dasko, Drugged Monkeys, Sesteran, Agalaesia, Stoniamera, The Solar System Scope, Hanguk-Nippon, FreeFishers, Amerion, Phanama, PenguinPies, Rebel-topia, Drystar, Si-topia, Abarri, Aurcania, Centristvill, Rabbitz, Vincent Field, Jennaterra, Zaelith, and 120 others.Oreo States, New Briantown, Land Without Shrimp, Omiri, Concrete Slab, Imperial Duck, The Worst army of, Qvait, Mapico, Empa Aserium, Los Lonley Boys, The Tecorogan Federation, Qawe, Proctethia, Baltenlands, Tilipria, Astraee, Jaxon, Realms of Madness, The naked people, Bear Connors Paradiso, Madreia, Cohors Stercore, Nueva Alta California, Lambdaland, Bleakfoot, Serendiva, Noveos, Fasire, Isles of Creckero, Steampunk Engineers, Japanese Federal Republic, Bawkie, Terran Draconia, Crystal Creation, Ockhamista, Massacia, Tepertopia, Iym Winterless, Tarnik, Holy Free, Rly8h, Domen Lespri, North Kanuckistan, Gentea, Gliasco, Ebonhand, West Pastafaria, The South Channel Islands, Hutington, InnWorm, Barokah, Anserisa, Meridu, Bumblegaria, Roterdamia, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, Weryalachiressaraxiatopia, Great Africans, Sau Man Frescher, Eskvenn, CzechoSlovakishMoravia, Changolandia, The Plebeian States, Nothanksbutseriously, Springhollow, Tadreodal, Ralphburg, Lana Rity, Ashvakka, Westerlonia, Vega Naothia, Sumalyo, ChickenDome, Melicorium, Merevane, Elan Sleazebaganno, Kervanosia, Gnofnordclancedenilland, Terinien, Eggraria, Free United Republic, Comofage, Compli, Tazaman, Walmart Store, Marinho Islands, Visnida, Foxtan, Starsight, Dis7Nation, Greater Scott Islands, Nova Kobol, Shefino, Markla, Corgitopiaa, Whole India, Serbassinia, Royaltica, NganXuan, Touredmont, Nouvel-Indre, Dukin Donuts, Laamiva, Matak Tribes, Wubbiland, The Radanivans, Nowa Europa, Great Elsika, West Fallows, Well F, Rhetiaa, The BBP, Melukhkha, Atuan, Trepsit, Foo Floop, Purple Hyacinth, Andinla, and United States of Vietnam.

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