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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 142nd Most Influential: 3,275th Most Secular: 7,978th
The Empire of
Democratic Socialists
With the patience of stone and the will of stars.
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Few

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Great Robertia

Population320 million

CapitalSaint Robertsburg

Currencyimperial guilder
Animalblack cat

The Empire of Great Robertia is a huge, efficient nation, renowned for its smutty television, national health service, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, cynical population of 320 million Robertians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Saint Robertsburg. The average income tax rate is 66.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Robertian economy, worth 29.8 trillion imperial guilders a year, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 93,008 imperial guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Telling someone to 'break a leg' is considered a criminal inducement to self harm, stolen Reuben sandwiches are met with detailed and thorough police investigations, private pharmacies close down as medicinal drugs are given away freely by the government, and every citizen must submit to DNA testing to be eliminated from police inquiries. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Great Robertia's national animal is the black cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Great Robertia is ranked 24,017th in the world and 1,076th in The North Pacific for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 2,688.34 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 142ndTop
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Most Influential: 3,275thTop
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Most Secular: 7,978thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 12,417thMost Pacifist: 12,985thSafest: 13,523rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 13,697thBest Weather: 13,817thMost Inclusive: 14,074thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,160th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 122nd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 401st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 584th in the regionSafest: 697th in the regionMost Pacifist: 700th in the regionBest Weather: 737th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 760th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, every citizen must submit to DNA testing to be eliminated from police inquiries.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, private pharmacies close down as medicinal drugs are given away freely by the government.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, stolen Reuben sandwiches are met with detailed and thorough police investigations.
  • : Great Robertia was endorsed by The Free Land of Penskorldalvonmy.
  • : Great Robertia was endorsed by The Kingdom of Spunkland.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, telling someone to 'break a leg' is considered a criminal inducement to self harm.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, several citizens have complained about scientists abducting their pets for experimentation.
  • : Great Robertia was endorsed by The Khaganate of Koryohan.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, bargain hunters descend on disaster zones for a quick spot of grocery shopping.
  • : Following new legislation in Great Robertia, armed war-criminals gain asylum if deemed 'fabulous' enough.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 379 » Territorio di Nessuno, Runeda, Aetulia, Delmak, Nordic-British Union, Moisus, Prydania, New Phyrreus, Ostrolia, Corfad, El Fiji Grande, Notyoutopia, Saint Alaric, The Sinclarian Provinces, Yaorozu, Fizban, Oktavio, Pallaith, Montarc, Kelvaros Prime, Shin-Hachioji, Old Emporia, Alunya, The Rhein States, Tellavinna, Loutsland, Omnistria, Tamgu, Great Bights Mum, Daiz, Dreadton, VietAnhland, Nguvu na Kiburi, Selfgradatude, Styrica, Randbourne, New Octicarg, Dar es Saalam, Atle Fan, Duerrlewang, Glurponia, Koda-Land, The Stratosphere Islands, Pleroma Sans Romans, Xzavia-Hjar, Makersaulache, Jasminlandia, The NuMegadonian Empire, Newpromisedland, Aezus, and 329 others.Preble, Guer Aike, Ivy Rekkia, Ausveria, Solskjar, Holy Oranz, San Gavino, Frie Annium, Partax, Sundred, Arkenistan, The Real Ram Ranch, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Tsandonown, Sinelona, Zumlandia, The O C, Guslantis, Amauri, Orado, New Lakemba, Kulgatha, Thoven, Hatakulamatakatak, Freyford, Greater Maharlikans, Western Kellaveesione, Sea Ghost, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Ethnon, 1 very fast endotarter, Valhalla123, Concordare, Alice Gardens, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Test for a new hope, Antiyard, Bananoonza, The Discipled, The Austro Germanic Union, Seenvorland, Sunaiya, Brettenia, Wimborne, Central Ryal, Bearical, Marxist Luxembourg, Kwaj, Lorigia, Chukstik Illahi, Siwale, Azzarel, Bonjoura, New Caeitanordia, Calamazo, The Iron Lions, East Wushen, New Flos, Union of the Oriental States, Yukti, Malta Comino Gozo, Soviet Terran, Great Javadwipa, Karazan, Analomink, Viridiann, AGoodPlace, Vincone Cae, Sil Dorsett, Holy Marcus Empire, Unsophisticate, Phoronu, Tianqing, Dopeland420, Trillius, The AP Republic, Pollos Othe, Tachycardia, PlanetPunk, The Soviet States of Europe, North Bratislava, Baldova, Banabistan, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, Spartoptia, David Davidson, 2 and 2 is Fish, Zemnaya Svoboda, NationWave, Sockmanland, Venezuelia, Sheldanada, Shibutani, Grand Gothia, Fredericksborg, Humptalumpta, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Wunderstrafanstalt, Dicko, New Hanktopia, Sacrento, Federation Terra Australis, Cors Evia, The Derpercratic Empire of Derpiness, Moubarakistan, Elder Realms, Lower Briel Guanzapolia, Detrivania, Yugobatania, Kubrostavsria, Youssath, Warsaw-Halicz, Necromonia, Kristalmaan, Angwayster, Ice and Tinian, The Bureaucratic Territories, Alusten, Idumetala, SORT, Debussy, Walter Jackson, Centromuria, North Armatas, Ikea Rike, Arimbia, Elestrum, Aeolist, Zokk, ZimRobwe, United States of Medford, Virillum, Independent Halls, Black Templares, WhyNotRepublic, British Pacific Islands, United States of Americanas, McMasterdonia, Tarr-Nation, Breduria, The Jerichowan Country, Ataraxia Somnia, The Tampa Bay Rays, The Windmilluminati, Ponantine, The Reorganized Arctic Territories, The Lucky but Unfortunate Wanderers, Catopia2, Abject Ludicrosity, United Brazilians states, The Most Freedom Ever, Wooleystan, The Panamanian Union, Kokomo Island, Blackphir, Panama Coalition, Vexilia, Sunto, Esplandia, Gondigams, Eteles, Lordelles, Free Culture, Gilakistan, Phualand, Cobrakia, Koral Empire Corporation, Babacar, Ereena, Lanorth, Indiana Hoosier nation, The English Alliance, Gooood Tiiimes, Freedmontia, Subjugators, Kasazzastan, Lazadonil, Potatolandium, BrightFutures, The West United States, Troopersorder66, Fel Imass, Aratani, Malabor Tor, Kromi, Aquila Islands, Lamuell, The Gamer Party, Island States of Skelldia, Kenatara, Lower Nubia, New Avian, New Duna, Supercarriers, Russilina, Manticore utopia, LostLegion, Penrith, Lilomum, Pomur, Jefatin, PembrokeLand, New Bremerton, Diodone, Choistan, Moanapo, Mercandia, Moose repupblic, Minuda, Palenhold, Neo Hungarica, Eternal Dreams, Maott, Amaganset, Marmiedon, Racoda, Magorostan, Alcaryia, Tmth, New Austra, Pinguioris, Vernest Quill, Anna Airters, Bojacks and Jills, New Pruessen, Shadowrik, PotatoFarmers, Helix Labs, Felpolandia, Quentiam Viventem, Scouria, Constantinolia, Keventle, Odrinia, Zupla, Gliese Minor, Romild, Kalimora Aire, Hazarium, Mesherica, Musselshell, Republic of Turbin, Nakayo, Drusselstein, Pasargad, San Xavier, Solmetria, Planes, Pheonisland, Pradovnia, Ozstan, Wisconsota, Lader Draia, Ieprus, Bananaaaaa, Wineclaw, Fun time land of Fun, Aroa, The Nation that will win Soops for 9003, Gnomewatchers, Steampunk Ariel, Northern Glory, Hyperbanus, Futurae Vitae, Cuyan, Heminaw, Altivia, Kaschovia, Lesbian Femdom, Bopolisc, Elgaland-Vargaland, Revolutionary Sealand, Kingdom Of Manaf, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, The Pantheons, Francois Isidore, Cloydicia, Saturns Edge, Orenmark, Mount Timbers, Dadastan Archipelago, United Kahndaq, The Union of Workers Councils, Keelut, Joodey, Iceland People, United Baltics, The Hellenic Ones, Neworva, Slytheria Reformed, I Anixi, Kryskistan, Leonfire, Avenged Sevenfoldia, Unprintable Initiator, Lendara, NabMex, Narnla, Clan Spaniel, Arkaudia, The Empire of the Clarence, Amerian States, Serendipita Martia, Castle Federation, The Teddy, McDonaldsland, Bati Slaples, The New Enclave Of The Wasteland, New Dele, Jefffliu, Frances Francis the First of France, Darcania, Prevaland, Gorundu, Xentherida, Altamonte, Dinoium, Crazybloxian Empire, Aria Heart, Darndof, Inven in TNP, Federalania, Wallachian People, Frenchist, Nothru Lerple, QuietDad of TNP, Koryohan, Spunkland, and Penskorldalvonmy.

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