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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 633rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 643rdHighest Crime Rates: 678th
The Federative Crowned Republic of
Capitalizt
Xîsir múl Saīonē; Ligra múl Áldē
Influence
Negotiator
Region
Civil Rights
World Benchmark
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Very Good

Overview Factbook Dispatches Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Kirav

Population34.594 billion

CapitalKartika
Leaderthe Postmaster-General

Currencysaar
Animalstorm petrel

The Federative Crowned Republic of Kirav is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by the Postmaster-General with an even hand, and remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, unlimited-speed roads, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cheerful, devout population of 34.594 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 8,631 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 13,689th in the world and 3rd in Greater Ixnay for Largest Retail Industry, scoring 9,371.73 on the Shrinkwrap Consignment Productivity Index.

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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 633rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 643rdHighest Crime Rates: 678thFattest Citizens: 722ndMost Armed: 777thMost Rebellious Youth: 859thHighest Economic Output: 881stLowest Overall Tax Burden: 896thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,023rdLargest Publishing Industry: 1,156thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,299thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,368thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,479thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,773rdLargest Populations: 1,908thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,426thMost Avoided: 2,517thTop
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Rudest Citizens: 2,926thMost Cultured: 3,120thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,163rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,263rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3,628thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,689thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,880thHighest Average Incomes: 4,046thMost Stationary: 4,407thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,045thSmartest Citizens: 5,143rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,860thLargest Mining Sector: 6,184thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,756thMost Devout: 8,195thLargest Information Technology Sector: 9,978thMost Influential: 12,179thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 13,533rdLargest Retail Industry: 13,689thHighest Poor Incomes: 13,959thHighest Food Quality: 14,093rdMost Efficient Economies: 14,277thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,516thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,338thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,471stMost Valuable International Artwork: 17,071stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 17,858thLargest Black Market: 18,534th
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Kirav lodged a message on the Greater Ixnay Regional Message Board.
  • : The Republic of Utopia dismissed Kirav as Deputy Founder of Greater Ixnay.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Avoided.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • : Kirav changed its national motto to "Xîsir múl Saīonē; Ligra múl Áldē" and its nation type to "Federative Crowned Republic".
  • : Kirav altered its national flag.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Defense Forces.
  • : Kirav was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Advanced Defense Forces and Most Efficient Economies.

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