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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,110th Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,237th Largest Retail Industry: 2,424th
The Democratic Republic of
Liberty, meritocracy and justice
Civil Rights
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Population4.683 billion

CapitalHatstheput City
FaithCatholicism and Protestantism


The Democratic Republic of Hatstheput is a massive, socially progressive nation, renowned for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 4.683 billion Hatstheputians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government, or what there is of one, is dominated by the Department of Education, although Industry is also considered important, while Welfare and Spirituality aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hatstheput City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 2.2%.

The all-consuming Hatstheputian economy, worth 588 trillion Quasas a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Gambling, and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 125,762 Quasas, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 678,509 per year while the poor average 12,096, a ratio of 56.1 to 1.

Programmes of questionable content are shown at peak-hours, dinner parties often end in politically charged fist fights, celebrity foodies are biting a huge chunk out of the government budget, and major archaeological findings are frequently bulldozed to make way for new buildings. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Hatstheput's national animal is the Seahorse, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Catholicism and Protestantism.

Hatstheput is ranked 2,237th in the world and 5th in Anteria for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, scoring 8,251.93 on the Pepperoni Propulsion Productivity Index.

Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,110thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,237thLargest Retail Industry: 2,424thFattest Citizens: 2,601stHighest Crime Rates: 2,666thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,016thRudest Citizens: 3,140thLargest Gambling Industry: 3,467thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4,138thMost Avoided: 4,257thHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,534thMost Armed: 5,010thMost Influential: 5,220thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 5,397thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5,413thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 7,316thNudest: 7,357thTop
Most Politically Free: 8,453rdLargest Publishing Industry: 8,693rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,391stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 10,019thMost Pro-Market: 10,102ndLargest Insurance Industry: 10,447thMost Rebellious Youth: 10,844thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12,128thLargest Mining Sector: 13,646thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 13,722nd
Largest Gambling Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionFattest Citizens: 5th in the regionMost Politically Free: 6th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 9th in the regionNudest: 9th in the regionRudest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Avoided: 9th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 9th in the regionMost Influential: 10th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 11th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 11th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 11th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 12th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 12th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 12th in the regionMost Armed: 13th in the regionTop
Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 18th in the regionMost Stationary: 18th in the regionLargest Populations: 20th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 20th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 20th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 25th in the regionMost Extreme: 25th in the regionLargest Black Market: 28th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 30th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 31st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Hatstheput voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate Politics Amino".
  • : Hatstheput voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Debtor Voting Rights"".
  • : Hatstheput was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Politically Free.
  • : Hatstheput voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Commend Imperium Anglorum"".
  • : Hatstheput voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Debtor Voting Rights".
  • : Hatstheput published "About me" (Meta: Reference).
  • : Hatstheput voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Condemn Macedon"".
  • : Hatstheput voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Preventing the Execution of Innocents"".
  • : Hatstheput was endorsed by The Federation of Agarntrop.
  • : Hatstheput was endorsed by The Union of Aziallis.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 5 » Tsokeiku, Wolfgalia, Shadoveil, Axmanie, and Aziallis.

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