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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 570thHighest Crime Rates: 599thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 609th
The Coscivian Federacy of
Capitalizt
Xîsir múl Saīonē, Ligra múl Áldē
Influence
Auxiliary
Deputy Founder
Region
Civil Rights
World Benchmark
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Kirav

Population31.669 billion

CapitalKartika
Leaderthe Postmaster-General

Currencysaar
Animalstorm petrel

The Coscivian Federacy of Kirav is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by the Postmaster-General with an even hand, and notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cheerful, devout population of 31.669 billion Kiravians enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.

The minute, liberal, pro-business government, or what there is of one, prioritizes Education, although Defense is also considered important, while Law & Order and Welfare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kartika. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Kiravian economy, worth a remarkable 7,901 trillion saars a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Gambling. Average income is an amazing 249,499 saars, with the richest citizens earning 5.9 times as much as the poorest.

The automotive industry soaks up huge government handouts, the national sporting identity is represented by a talking burger and a singing smartphone, governments opposing Kirav are beset by rebels, and Kiravian athletes are close to breaking the 2 minute mile and the 16 meter long jump. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Kirav's national animal is the storm petrel, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Kirav is ranked 236,285th in the world and 31st in Greater Ixnay for Most Beautiful Environments, with 6.93 Pounds Of Wildlife Per Square Mile.

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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 570thHighest Crime Rates: 599thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 609thMost Armed: 664thFattest Citizens: 673rdMost Rebellious Youth: 811thHighest Economic Output: 813thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 997thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,037thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,094thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,095thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,386thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,488thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,684thLargest Populations: 1,988thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,520thRudest Citizens: 2,568thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,596thMost Avoided: 2,864thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,904thMost Cultured: 2,918thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,399thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,485thHighest Average Incomes: 3,506thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,706thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,591stSmartest Citizens: 4,709thMost Stationary: 4,973rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,150thLargest Mining Sector: 5,810thMost Devout: 7,376thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,426thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,486thTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 12,652ndMost Influential: 12,815thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,097thHighest Poor Incomes: 13,105thLargest Retail Industry: 13,218thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,783rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15,066thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 15,338thMost Valuable International Artwork: 16,020thLargest Black Market: 16,091stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,233rdMost Pro-Market: 20,193rdMost Extensive Civil Rights: 21,004thHighest Drug Use: 22,440th
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Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Devout: 2nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 3rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Kirav's influence in Greater Ixnay fell from "Negotiator" to "Auxiliary".
  • : Kirav's influence in Greater Ixnay rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • : The Empire of Mazapan was ravaged by a Zombie Thing Horde from Kirav, infecting 54 million survivors.
  • : The Sublime Rumeli Caliphate of Saudi Kirabia was ravaged by a Zombie Thing Horde from Kirav, infecting 91 million survivors and converting to a zombie exporter! Oh no!
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Zombified and Most Zombies.
  • : Kirav was ravaged by a Zombie Walker Horde from The Republic of Corumm, infecting 228 million survivors.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.

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