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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 407th Highest Wealthy Incomes: 469th Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 485th
The Most Serene Republic of
Corporate Police State
The Most Serene Ruler can not make mistakes
Influence
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Region
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Corguni

Population13.388 billion

LeaderCorgun
Faitha major religion

Currencykhorium
Animalpolar bear

The Most Serene Republic of Corguni is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Corgun with an iron fist, and renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, keen interest in outer space, and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 13.388 billion Corgunians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The minute, corrupt, moralistic, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, is primarily concerned with Defense, although Law & Order is also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare are ignored. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Corgunian economy, worth a remarkable 4,017 trillion khoriums a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Gambling, and Retail. Average income is an amazing 300,111 khoriums, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,568,553 per year while the poor average 30,857, a ratio of 50.8 to 1.

A milk bath costs more than bathing in money, chest pains are considered part of the dining experience in Corgunian restaurants, half of Corguni just lost MyFace after space debris collided with a major communications satellite, and deceased politicians' MyFace profiles are unanimously pro-incumbent. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Corguni's national animal is the polar bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is a major religion.

Corguni is ranked 11,476th in the world and 582nd in Osiris for Largest Black Market, with 24.8 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 407thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 469thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 485thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 489thMost Avoided: 572ndFattest Citizens: 575thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 588thLargest Mining Sector: 607thLargest Insurance Industry: 611thHighest Disposable Incomes: 616thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 627thLargest Gambling Industry: 694thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 897thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,109thMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,326thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,331stTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 1,561stHighest Average Incomes: 1,593rdHighest Economic Output: 2,070thLargest Retail Industry: 2,132ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,275thMost Secular: 3,527thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 4,605thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5,195thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,926thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 7,932ndGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 7,973rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 8,751stMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,813thMost Stationary: 10,239thMost Pro-Market: 11,096thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 11,119thLargest Black Market: 11,476thLargest Populations: 12,665thMost Extreme: 13,711thMost Influential: 13,814th
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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 13th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 15th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 16th in the regionMost Avoided: 17th in the regionFattest Citizens: 17th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 18th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 18th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 19th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 23rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 24th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 26th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 34th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 38th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 39th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 46th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 57th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 66th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 73rd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 74th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 85th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 89th in the regionMost Stationary: 124th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 129th in the regionMost Secular: 138th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 191st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 194th in the regionMost Influential: 221st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 227th in the regionMost Extreme: 244th in the regionTop
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Largest Populations: 325th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 326th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 385th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 407th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 444th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 482nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Corguni was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Soda Pop Sector.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, deceased politicians' MyFace profiles are unanimously pro-incumbent.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, half of Corguni just lost MyFace after space debris collided with a major communications satellite.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, chest pains are considered part of the dining experience in Corgunian restaurants.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, a milk bath costs more than bathing in money.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, beat cops aren't named for the territory they patrol.
  • : Corguni was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, gangs have taken to secret handshakes after tattoos were banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Corguni, forty-year-old men are asked for their ID before watching the latest pony cartoon movies.
  • : Corguni was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides.

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