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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,507thMost Influential: 2,241stLargest Retail Industry: 4,613th
The Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Suum Cuique
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Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
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Dirkistan

Population4.732 billion

CurrencyDirks
Animal3 Headed Dragon

The Republic of Dirkistan is a massive, safe nation, renowned for its compulsory military service, smutty television, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 4.732 billion Dirkistanians 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, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 76.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Dirkistanian economy, worth 945 trillion Dirks a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 199,864 Dirks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Soldiers on first dates introduce themselves only by their ranks and serial numbers, immigrants are required to salute the flag five times a day, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners, and nocturnal light pollution is mostly blue. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Dirkistan's national animal is the 3 Headed Dragon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Dirkistan is ranked 35,849th in the world and 539th in the South Pacific for Most Stationary, with 796.4877541364 days.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,507thMost Influential: 2,241stTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 4,613thMost Developed: 4,942ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,022ndMost Efficient Economies: 5,206thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,289thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,668thSmartest Citizens: 5,815thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,993rdLowest Crime Rates: 6,145thHealthiest Citizens: 6,322ndMost Cultured: 6,428thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,628thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,785thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,059thHighest Average Incomes: 7,360thHighest Food Quality: 7,401stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,674thLargest Governments: 8,408thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,603rdMost Inclusive: 9,349thRudest Citizens: 9,860thMost Patriotic: 11,932ndMost Advanced Public Education: 12,185thMost Subsidized Industry: 12,561stTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 15,305thLargest Publishing Industry: 17,115thMost Cheerful Citizens: 17,155thLargest Mining Sector: 17,631stMost Corrupt Governments: 19,278thHighest Average Tax Rates: 19,612thHighest Economic Output: 22,890thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 23,812thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 24,270thMost Secular: 25,123rd
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 103rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 124th in the regionMost Developed: 154th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 157th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 159th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 163rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 164th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 169th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 173rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 178th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 180th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 197th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 198th in the regionMost Cultured: 199th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 211th in the regionMost Influential: 217th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 222nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 231st in the regionLargest Governments: 237th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 239th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 244th in the regionMost Patriotic: 263rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 270th in the regionRudest Citizens: 290th in the regionMost Inclusive: 328th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 350th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 380th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 392nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 416th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 475th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 484th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 499th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 539th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 568th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 571st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 694th in the regionLargest Populations: 711th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 758th in the regionMost Secular: 841st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 852nd in the regionMost Average: 898th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,023rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Dirkistan, nocturnal light pollution is mostly blue.
  • : Following new legislation in Dirkistan, 10-year-olds who struggle with integrating by parts are considered slow learners.
  • : Following new legislation in Dirkistan, immigrants are required to salute the flag five times a day.
  • : Dirkistan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Haku".
  • : Dirkistan was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Patriotic.
  • : Dirkistan voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Protecting Free, Open Source Software Use".
  • : Dirkistan was endorsed by The Cayon Democratic Republic of Altnavia.
  • : Following new legislation in Dirkistan, soldiers on first dates introduce themselves only by their ranks and serial numbers.
  • : Following new legislation in Dirkistan, exports are stamped with "made by the invisible hand you commies".
  • : Dirkistan was endorsed by The Wood pigeon realm of TescoPepsi.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 141 » Mapico, Volaworand, Aidenfieeld, Amerion, Xandev, Tsunamy, Land Without Shrimp, Bawkie, PenguinPies, Farengeto, Holy Free, Wehraboos, West Pastafaria, Kringalia, Shefino, The Worst army of, Drystar, Corgitopiaa, Southern Numenor, Nowa Europa, Auphelia, Darakin, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Bear Connors Paradiso, Centristvill, A leftover country, Laamiva, Sanden, Jehenna, Drugged Monkeys, Sandaoguo, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Concrete Slab, Myness, Hanguk-Nippon, Ebonhand, Tepertopia, Phanama, Rebel-topia, Sedunn, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, Yellunstryer, Doraya, Beepee, Ralphburg, Andinla, Holota, Treir, Blondiesland, Truskawkoland, and 91 others.Pencil Sharpeners 2, NIGHTRAY, Westenhald, Enplatia, Noimosini, Herbert Island, Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories, United States of Belvaria, Ragabania, Kaleidescooptopia, Beblahbleblo, Doundaly, Danily, Linguiniland, New Sanet, Anatasha, Drew Durrnil, Saciu, CostaLisa, Damn Frigid Wastelands, Freedoom, Yaravia, New Qafedemar, The naked people, Steviland, Gonrati, Arvan Irawer, Immund, Cereskia 2, Ambirich, Arscanesia, New Plant, The Island of Sorna, The Haughtherlands, Achemar, Kanatian Percocet, Ostavaria, Stephastan, Respackjakenrhace, Malmsia, Drvonia, Chernaya Zvezda, Banglazstrogaria, Eleuthelrium, Makinius, Willing Mind, Ever Testing, Erstavik, Venezia Pacifica, Berusturg, Donat Invadia, Mavenu, Bonobiana, Ipugao, Esterwood, Flumenvallis, Figlandia, North Pernambuco, Martiland, Leimarite Empire, New American Dictatorship, Bavaristan, Brazilian impero2, Oppalli, Froshar, Auviantan Outh Islands, Great Lothian, Democratic Chanum Ter Heak, Tyrantistica, Eae, Shadeth, Antwerpen1, LadyRebels, Driodal, Dupanda, Taigama, Rhetiaa, Petea, Eggraria, Curlyhoward, Nouvel Empire, Sureiya, Lauramerica, South Pacifican Kilendjj, Dakalian, Gennaretia, Goom Bay, Evinea, MaPetiteFille, TescoPepsi, and Altnavia.

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