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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 90th Most Influential: 558th Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,481st
The Holy Oppressed People of
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Guer Aike

Population804 million

LeaderCthulhu the Merciful

AnimalGhost of Shoggoth

The Holy Oppressed People of Guer Aike is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Cthulhu the Merciful with an iron fist, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, public floggings, and compulsory gun ownership. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 804 million Guer Aikeans are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order, Education, and Industry are also considered important, while Social Policy and Spirituality receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of R'lyh. The average income tax rate is 73.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Guer Aikean economy, worth 147 trillion Souls a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 182,912 Souls, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

The police have been swamped with requests to stay up past bedtime, nobody ever seems to enter or leave the armour-plated flying castle that serves as the seat of government, the police go to great efforts to seize contraband favored by politicians on the police oversight committee, and foreign leaders who don't applaud Cthulhu the Merciful's speeches are regarded as enemies of Guer Aike. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Guer Aike's national animal is the Ghost of Shoggoth, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Guer Aike is ranked 88,083rd in the world and 4,681st in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 46.33 on the Rand Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 90thMost Influential: 558thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,481stTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,306thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,460thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,513thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,638thMost Corrupt Governments: 3,716thNudest: 4,405thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,209thMost Conservative: 5,332ndLargest Black Market: 6,190thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,103rdHighest Poor Incomes: 7,316thHighest Average Incomes: 7,463rdTop
Most Authoritarian: 9,548thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,927thLargest Agricultural Sector: 11,360thMost Efficient Economies: 13,208thLargest Governments: 13,337thLowest Crime Rates: 13,809thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 13,952ndMost Developed: 15,943rdMost Secular: 16,171stSmartest Citizens: 16,496thMost Armed: 17,003rdMost Advanced Public Education: 17,311thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,501st
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 58th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 77th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 78th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 79th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 88th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 121st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 135th in the regionNudest: 178th in the regionLargest Black Market: 182nd in the regionMost Influential: 201st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 296th in the regionMost Conservative: 336th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 340th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 371st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 391st in the regionTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 527th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 584th in the regionLargest Governments: 629th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 648th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 677th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 679th in the regionMost Armed: 700th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 761st in the regionMost Secular: 838th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 885th in the regionMost Developed: 900th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 902nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 921st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 932nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 936th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Guer Aike was endorsed by The Democratic Republic of Peolt.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, foreign leaders who don't applaud Cthulhu the Merciful's speeches are regarded as enemies of Guer Aike.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, the police go to great efforts to seize contraband favored by politicians on the police oversight committee.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, nobody ever seems to enter or leave the armour-plated flying castle that serves as the seat of government.
  • : Guer Aike was endorsed by The People's Republic of Medra Community and Independent Society.
  • : Guer Aike was endorsed by The Most Serene Republic of Virillum.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, the police have been swamped with requests to stay up past bedtime.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, no personal detail is too tiny for the suede-denim census police.
  • : Following new legislation in Guer Aike, black market eau de toilette is made in bathroom labs across the nation.
  • : Guer Aike voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Protecting Personal Data"".


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 499 » Californian Redwood, Notyoutopia, Pallaith, Territorio di Nessuno, The Rhein States, Shibutani, Corfad, Siwale, Shin-Hachioji, Yaorozu, Malta Comino Gozo, Wilkshire, PlanetPunk, Spartoptia, Kwaj, Sunto, Great Bights Mum, Sundred, Bayern-Straubing, THX1138, Uganda Knuckles UK, Humptalumpta, Selfgradatude, Koda-Land, Universal State Formula, Holy Oranz, Frances Francis the First of France, Shadowrik, Dar es Saalam, Sinelona, New Bremerton, The United States of Romania, Snoodum, Sanjurika, Vincone Cae, Wineclaw, Ethnon, New Lakemba, North Bratislava, Adkins Station, Agharya, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Antiyard, Algrund, Amauri, Atomic Industry Islands, Alice Gardens, Newpromisedland, United Draconia, We Are Number One, and 449 others.Arzenoa, Babacar, Aroa, Kasazzastan, Amerian States, Ara Antrizuls, Arimbia, Avemterra, British Bayonet, Breduria, Azzarel, Beagles Reborn, Birting, Ausnakulia, Bothia, Blackphir, BrightFutures, Sakaryata, Blackwood Coast, Former English Colony, Bonjoura, Beladev, Amestris-Britannia, The Iron Lions, Ostrinios, Bananaaaaa, Sil Dorsett, Altivia, Votak Matim, Niradans, Cam Zazi, Central Ryal, Castle Federation, Omnistria, HeartLard, Caralapace, Analomink, Ateala, CelebrityDude, Papika, Chamocha, Utopotia, Cloydicia, Choistan, Chukstik Illahi, Dreadton, Camarthen, Highton Islands, New Pruessen, Kalimora Aire, Cinnibar, Agrauron, Calamazo, Diodone, El Fiji Grande, Yarecir, Zumlandia, Panama Coalition, Zokk, ZimRobwe, Australiland, Cyrenayca, Daiz, Gladio II, David Davidson, Asgardira, Zupla, Detrivania, Ciri Pole, Federation Terra Australis, Dicko, Napnomadia, Dopeland420, Sheldanada, Bearical, Ka Ching, Durr, Outer Egorniand, United North American, Dawn Guard, Ninjak30, Dylanana, Copria, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Changjo, Hong Kong Empire, Lunallian, Black Templares, Warsaw-Halicz, Empy, SillyString, The Pantheons, Ethereal Expanse, The Windmilluminati, Xentherida, The South Falls, Yukti, Unsophisticate, New Eleria, Steraz, Partax, Maott, Amicities, General COE, Kulgatha, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Waupun Island, Ecronentia, Wooleystan, East Wushen, Western Vapia, Wanatah, Walter Jackson, Erwo Stal, Wunderstrafanstalt, Ostrolia, Pasargad, Felpolandia, Willifusland, Valhalla123, Fascist Democracy, Fun time land of Fun, Vexilia, Free Culture, Venezuelia, Buckerino, Fantoa, Esplandia, Dadastan Archipelago, National Goats, Hesterin, Heken, Velon, Fengate, Gilakistan, Fizban, Haor Chall, Heluthsrew, Holy Marcus Empire, Ham Federation, Hrysos, Foxsoco, Igritann, ISOP, Heminaw, Ice and Tinian, Ieprus, Itallitopia, Great and Glorious Martese Unionins, The Sinclarian Provinces, United States of Medford, The Serdey Islands, The Discipled, United Asgardian States, The English Alliance, Timglish Congressional Republic, The Bureaucratic Territories, The Gamer Party, Torakuen, The Most Freedom Ever, Tarr-Nation, Iselko, Ibiscaton, COCONUT-CITY, United Kingdoms of Islands, Tianqing, Drasvidania, Indiana Hoosier nation, Voznesheim, Ilisseia, The Republic of Rosemount, The Kyziban Islands, Alunya, Great Solordia, Moubarakistan, Ainsworth, Helix Labs, New Trisone, Ozstan, Elgaland-Vargaland, Karazan, Joodey, IsiMUd, Jackxanlandia, AltanUrag, East Taco, Drusselstein, Sunaiya, Jefffliu, Sybillia, Kokomo Island, Krenkar, Kyrianian, Kolorland, Supercarriers, Kubrostavsria, Atain, Kelvaros Prime, Renzic, Lorigia, LostLegion, Manticore utopia, Marxist Luxembourg, Mazuri, Magorostan, Illichiana, Justanistan, Upper Theigiestanticiania, Keelut, Soviet Terran, The Lucky but Unfortunate Wanderers, Suicidistan, Longsword01, Union of Austria-Hungary, Mercandia, Warue, SORT, Middle Drazzi, Zemnaya Svoboda, McDonaldsland, Levatio, The AP Republic, The Empire of Bangladesh, Sylcar, Mariadne, Mesherica, Minuda, MinaFederal, ATempire, Shigonia, Sacrento, Saint Alaric, Sheldony, Aetulia, Edith, Rionion, Koryohan, Memeosan, SchoolHouse Rock, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Circenn, Sile Maungistan, Artemizistan, Solmetria, Brettenia, Montarc, Riversedge, Livingstone, Revolutionary Sealand, RoyalForeverever, Death By Astonishment, Wohlstantia, Mount Timbers, Moose repupblic, Republic of Turbin, Musselshell, Acrabinnia, Sea Ghost, Q w e r t y, Phualand, Socientiae, Potatolandium, Pleroma Sans Romans, Necromonia, Prydania, Neo Hungarica, Puyeo, Pinguioris, Phoronu, Ofemerica, Helium Kittens United, Tappan Hills, VNA, Kirnea, Neo-Philadelphia, Egalico, Palisede, Kanerland, Pradovnia, Jpia, Nationeer, Plumas, Ostrekoj, Osiris-Rex, The Kingdom of Malomgo, Kaiser-Wilhelm land, Overwhelming Regret, Mhelon, Fendlium, Elder Realms, Orven, Raseus, Strong union state, New Chilokver, Old Emporia, Corsithia, Nyctia, New Austra, New Pacifian Territory, Odrinia, Orenmark, New Kievani, Oktavio, Eslua, New Aka UNIA Lance, New Yorkists of Brooklyn, Kosackia, Orado, Yummy Blubber, Guslantis, Foraldn, Kirostan, New Dele, The Notorious Mad Jack, Novare Res, Racoda, Viridiann, VarDrade, Ischyri Thelis, Eripolis, Beautifil Russia of The Future, Angwayster, Korolk, Bohr Einstein, Fortnite Eco, Saturns Edge, The Cascade Regions, Vlanatia, Spunkland, Original Colonies, San Xavier, Nordic-British Union, Russlandian States, Libertarian Nation of Japan, North Armatas, Fayyayid, Gukapub, Axstahl, Alexopotamia, Lililover, The Srovsk State, Northern Glory, Norostilors, Northern Gala Arment Toustavo, Nova Trieste, Novo Nitra, Dorgus, Novae, Misuvelia, Ucatski, New Pleasant Hill, Peldorn, Jasminlandia, Swaz Islands, New Phyrreus, Steampunk Ariel, Plangainer, Alyrria, Intrapolia, Sagrada Britannia, Marijuana Haven, Trillius, Talvezout, Beta Centauri B3, Lietzebuesch, Scouria, New Blarus, HereIsPotato, Lovington, Cors Evia, Heimgau, Anarcho-Islamystica, Noiah, Kontara, Norvayopia, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Wububbles, Miruma, Moisus, Storland, The Holy Protectorate of Chavises, Yugobatania, Unian Union of City States, Social Democratic Austria, Senkaiboashi, Nasina, The Union of Americas, Arcoriposa, Narwhal, Willisonvilledaleton, Tropac, Hazarium, Lost Staria, Unimaginable Doom, Durgron, Rydeum, Astronomical, Malphe, Praeceps, Ejhsa, Arcadiom, Republic of New Atlantis, The Seven Shed Skins, Norepinephrine, Scrisix, PembrokeLand, Lanctre, Libertanny, Pillsburg, A Classless Society, Funkadelia, Incorporeal, Doggerstan, Lardsburg, New Caeitanordia, Sia Wes, Ariwana, Morinas, Tsandonown, Black Phareos, Staunching the Tycoon, Catopia2, Seidr Wyrd, El Rojo Octubre, Rkainjel, Centromuria, Cocoltd, Ponasia, The Kincordian Territory, Pauliestien, Coprianus, Thiammyalllaland, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Lomjia, Apetopia, Wortowland, Aratani, Abject Ludicrosity, Theodorna, The Backwardest Nation You Know, Webvania, Pop7up, Dugariana, Aldros, 1 very fast endotarter, Virillum, Medra Community and Independent Society, and Peolt.

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