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Lowest Crime Rates: 290th Highest Poor Incomes: 331st Most Scientifically Advanced: 343rd
The Imperial Dominion of
Democratic Socialists
Endurance against all trials
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Longweather

Population11.62 billion

CapitalOblivion
LeaderEmperor Dresden Mourningway
Faiththe Church of Thesse

CurrencyImperial Yora
AnimalLight Blue Longweather Sheep

The Imperial Dominion of Longweather is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Emperor Dresden Mourningway with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, unlimited-speed roads, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 11.62 billion Alor are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, corrupt, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Oblivion. The average income tax rate is 99.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Alor economy, worth a remarkable 3,507 trillion Imperial Yoras a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Book Publishing. Average income is an amazing 301,865 Imperial Yoras, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Troop transports blacken the sky as the military commences Operation Desert Ocean, nation-building is the new national pastime, the nation has abandoned Brasilistan to its fate, and most ambassadors from Longweather retire only a few years after being appointed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Longweather's national animal is the Light Blue Longweather Sheep, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is the Church of Thesse.

Longweather is ranked 51,632nd in the world and 2,007th in the Pacific for Largest Mining Sector, scoring 3,324.84 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

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Lowest Crime Rates: 290thHighest Poor Incomes: 331stMost Scientifically Advanced: 343rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 547thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 820thLargest Governments: 855thSmartest Citizens: 1,040thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,285thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,417thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,482ndHighest Average Incomes: 1,502ndMost Developed: 1,527thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 1,759thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,811thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,986thHealthiest Citizens: 2,171stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,225thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,412thHighest Economic Output: 2,478thMost Cultured: 2,776thMost Efficient Economies: 3,293rdMost Advanced Public Education: 3,417thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,872ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,025thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,133rdSafest: 4,395thMost Inclusive: 4,674thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,343rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 7,018thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 7,241stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,243rdTop
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Most Influential: 9,116thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,427thMost Income Equality: 10,911thLargest Agricultural Sector: 11,183rdMost Secular: 11,488thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 15,465thLargest Welfare Programs: 15,655thLargest Populations: 15,961stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 16,293rdMost Stationary: 16,381st
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 6th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 9th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 11th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 13th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 19th in the regionLargest Governments: 23rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 25th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 31st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 31st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 32nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 36th in the regionMost Influential: 38th in the regionMost Developed: 39th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 40th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 41st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 41st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 44th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 44th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 45th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 50th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 54th in the regionMost Cultured: 64th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 79th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 83rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 95th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 96th in the regionLargest Populations: 100th in the regionSafest: 120th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 122nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 143rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 159th in the regionMost Stationary: 229th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 246th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 259th in the regionTop
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Largest Welfare Programs: 364th in the regionMost Secular: 391st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 410th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 437th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 525th in the regionMost Income Equality: 531st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, most ambassadors from Longweather retire only a few years after being appointed.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, the nation has abandoned Brasilistan to its fate.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, nation-building is the new national pastime.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, troop transports blacken the sky as the military commences Operation Desert Ocean.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, the military is on a massive recruiting drive in advance of an invasion of Brasilistan.
  • : Longweather endorsed The Ozelot Prinzessin of Xoriet.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, census workers are having a hard time figuring out who is actually living in Longweather after the ban on emigration was lifted.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, the 'Museum Of Stuff We Stole' is a tourist favourite.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, the government is hungry to spread communism beyond the nation's borders.
  • : Following new legislation in Longweather, charged suspects often have to wait years before the courts have room to judge their trial.

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