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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,073rdMost Influential: 1,484thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,826th
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Knitehorn

Population1.993 billion

CapitalKini
LeaderShark B
FaithFamily

CurrencyBitcoin
AnimalRequiem Shark

The Kingdom of Knitehorn is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Shark B with an iron fist, and remarkable for its vat-grown people, strictly enforced bedtime, and enslaved workforce. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 1.993 billion Knitehornians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kini. The average income tax rate is 61.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Knitehornian economy, worth 290 trillion Bitcoins a year, is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Soda Sales, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 145,652 Bitcoins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

Census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in Knitehorn after the ban on emigration was lifted, teen gangs are encouraged to take drugs, incarcerated crime lords manage their empires from massage tables, and customer satisfaction with online delivery services is at an all time high. Crime, especially youth-related, is relatively low, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Knitehorn's national animal is the Requiem Shark, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Family.

Knitehorn is ranked 26,282nd in the world and 717th in The North Pacific for Highest Drug Use, scoring 105.6 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,073rdMost Influential: 1,484thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,826thTop
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,527thMost Armed: 3,138thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,663rdFattest Citizens: 5,038thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,564thMost Devout: 5,564thLargest Retail Industry: 6,151stLargest Black Market: 7,626thMost Corrupt Governments: 7,995thMost Valuable International Artwork: 8,322ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,399thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 12,787thMost Avoided: 12,893rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,961stHighest Average Incomes: 15,152ndMost Subsidized Industry: 15,265thHighest Poor Incomes: 16,730thMost Efficient Economies: 17,464thMost Advanced Public Education: 18,621stMost Developed: 21,488th
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 71st in the regionTop
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 105th in the regionMost Armed: 117th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 160th in the regionFattest Citizens: 181st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 230th in the regionMost Devout: 238th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 319th in the regionLargest Black Market: 319th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 320th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 379th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 471st in the regionTop
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Most Avoided: 560th in the regionMost Influential: 617th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 717th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 732nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 736th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 744th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 801st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 850th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 890th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 925th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 990th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Knitehorn was endorsed by The Free Land of Siberian Workforce.
  • : Knitehorn voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Liberate The Embassy"".
  • : Following new legislation in Knitehorn, customer satisfaction with online delivery services is at an all time high.
  • : Following new legislation in Knitehorn, incarcerated crime lords manage their empires from massage tables.
  • : Following new legislation in Knitehorn, teen gangs are encouraged to take drugs.
  • : Following new legislation in Knitehorn, census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in Knitehorn after the ban on emigration was lifted.
  • : Following new legislation in Knitehorn, ill and injured visitors in Knitehorn have to walk it off until they return home.
  • : Knitehorn was endorsed by The Commonwealth of Tyirza.
  • : Knitehorn was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Law Enforcement.
  • : Knitehorn voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Fairness in Collective Bargaining"".

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 188 » Yaorozu, Territorio di Nessuno, Corfad, Orado, Newpromisedland, The Rhein States, Dar es Saalam, Siwale, Shibutani, Xagill, Empy, Hamerica, Interdimensional Zone, New Lakemba, Omnistria, Seenvorland, Valentine Z, Dabarastan, Ethnon, Great Bights Mum, Nistriabar, North Bratislava, Koda-Land, Unshleepd, Sundred, Daiz, Prydania, 1 very fast endotarter, Fendlium, Notyoutopia, Selfgradatude, Guer Aike, Malta Comino Gozo, El Fiji Grande, McMasterdonia, Dreadton, Sunto, Sil Dorsett, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Crader, Yokciq Empire, Zeternia, Astronomical, Pallaith, Frances Francis the First of France, The Pantheons, The Serdey Islands, Wineclaw, Shadowrik, Fauzjhia, and 138 others.Eri-Maqa-Ena, Holy Oranz, Greater Pittsburgh, The Iron Lions, PotatoFarmers, Maott, Korovan Isles, Joodey, Sikol, Loutsland, Xentherida, Zzozona, The Tampa Bay Rays, Former English Colony, I Like Killing people, Libertania Democratica, Fluffy Noodles, The Calabash Protectorate, Kocherian, The Endless Eventide, Kranostav, Clan Spaniel, Seanat, Brucklania, Eywaan, Highton Islands, Unimaginable Doom, U S Eh, Xyrron, Ravendi, Pokemanland, Madjack, Kragsgale, Xipher, Simone Republic, Amerian States, Illusia and Neverendia, United Kahndaq, Andexia, Moubarakistan, Solskjar, Napnomadia, Heilhum Imperius, Nationeer, Vincone Cae, Innocentic, Dangine, Votak Matim, Runeda, Harjad, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, Outer Shenendoah, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Lulubellia, Elvoreto, Magna Banitia, Chips and Guac, Navsland, Hardscrabble, Merconitonitopia, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Republica Guilleana, A Salmon Named Harold, Draconian Progression, Wilkshire, Liminyj, Unsophisticate, Religioncord, Bankowiata, Maclare, Pytong, Kazoo Basin, The Peoples Republic of Kyle, Testnation223, Ozstan, Cosamaloapan, Pope Saint Peter the Apostle, PEG, Sanghyeok, The Stratosphere Islands, Pasargad, Sevinland, WeKnow, Imperial Pieserged, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Slyakanya, Odelinor, Nodnarb, Hewani, Yellops, Climeria, Seijitsu, Blyskalia, Port Naga, Free Atlantis, Svenskskit, Bharathvarsh, Galbadiana, Maratabat, His Enduring Majesty, Planes, The Mazur Empire, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Sachi, Star Kingdom, Nalver And, Colfes, Venicea, Otakus and Weebs, Barabolia, East Akra, Vesteysia, Francois Isidore, Valgarda, Ellbonnia, Svenskan, Zemnaya Svoboda, Wapistan, Sanjurika, Figyjharli, Trumpski, Travislavania, Questann, Lol2639, Randomcountryland, Nuronte, Siforpeo, Free Salvation, Super Girl, BTProductions, Aryan Homeland, Alexander the Magnus, Steampunk Ariel, Mon Island, Tyirza, and Siberian Workforce.

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