by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,620th Highest Drug Use: 7,959th Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,124th
The Nomadic Peoples of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Pecunia olet. Pecunia stercorem est.
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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Dark Oliphant Rider

Population467 million

CurrencyDark Oliphant Dung Heap
AnimalDark Oliphant

The Nomadic Peoples of Dark Oliphant Rider is a huge, socially progressive nation, remarkable for its compulsory vegetarianism, complete lack of prisons, and frequent executions. The compassionate, democratic population of 467 million Dark Oliphant Riderians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Defense, and Social Policy. The average income tax rate is 35.2%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but inefficient Dark Oliphant Riderian economy, worth 19.3 trillion Dark Oliphant Dung Heaps a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient black market in Pizza Delivery, Cheese Exports, Arms Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 41,276 Dark Oliphant Dung Heaps, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.9 times as much as the poorest.

Pootling steam trains carry delighted tourists and frustrated businessmen from city to city at a snail's pace, war criminals are given full state funerals, torture is commonly used to extract information from suspected criminals, and the military is on a massive recruiting drive in advance of an invasion of Brasilistan. Crime is almost non-existent. Dark Oliphant Rider's national animal is the Dark Oliphant, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Dark Oliphant Rider is ranked 5,620th in the world and 11th in Texas for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with 13 Valid Endorsements.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5,620thHighest Drug Use: 7,959thTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,124thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 10,556thMost Influential: 17,401st
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 11th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 18th in the region

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