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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 648th Most Influential: 897th Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,533rd
The Great Nation of
New York Times Democracy
For a better future, always look forward
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

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The Great Nation of New Echelon is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, renowned for its keen interest in outer space, rampant corporate plagiarism, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 6.912 billion Echelonians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Healthcare, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dundalk. The average income tax rate is 71.9%.

The powerhouse New Echelonian economy, worth 406 trillion Sigints a year, is quite specialized and led by the Cheese Exports industry, with significant contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Retail, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 58,846 Sigints, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.2 times as much as the poorest.

Prankster scientists legally change their names to silly pseudonyms before major discoveries, many marriages go virtually unconsummated, teenagers performing appendectomies on their friends has become a popular schoolyard prank, and it is believed that belligerence is a passing phase foreign leaders will soon outgrow. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Echelon's national animal is the Bobcat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

New Echelon is ranked 12,498th in the world and 675th in The North Pacific for Best Weather, with 179 Meters Of Sunlight.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 648thMost Influential: 897thTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,533rdTop
Most Stationary: 9,044thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,239thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9,535thBest Weather: 12,498thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,559thSafest: 13,104thMost Rebellious Youth: 13,914thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,357thMost Cheerful Citizens: 16,913th
Most Stationary: 208th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 225th in the regionMost Influential: 369th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 388th in the regionLargest Populations: 428th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 468th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 515th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 541st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 554th in the regionSafest: 642nd in the regionBest Weather: 675th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 729th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 754th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 851st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 880th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 963rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 973rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, it is believed that belligerence is a passing phase foreign leaders will soon outgrow.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, teenagers performing appendectomies on their friends has become a popular schoolyard prank.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, many marriages go virtually unconsummated.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, prankster scientists legally change their names to silly pseudonyms before major discoveries.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, every week is blindness awareness week.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, editorials that criticize the government are legally obligated to display the "pants on fire" warning.
  • : Following new legislation in New Echelon, employers are finding it hard to screen candidates now that everyone gets A grades in their exams.
  • : New Echelon endorsed The Constitutional Monarchy of Islandsria.
  • : New Echelon was endorsed by The Constitutional Monarchy of Islandsria.
  • : New Echelon was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Extensive Public Healthcare and Largest Cheese Export Sector and the Top 10% for Longest Average Lifespans and Most Cheerful Citizens.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 145 » HMS Unicorn, Yaorozu, Selfgradatude, Former English Colony, Novare Res, Great Bights Mum, New Sekai, Republic of Destiny, Sadakoyama, Malvad, South Isles, SYRIXIA, The Rossinite Empire, Apetopia, Notyoutopia, Ceretis, Merconitonitopia, The Swedish Republic of New Kenya, Lionia, Guslantis, Tokaryk, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Frances Francis the First of France, Sunto, Kelvaros Prime, Bharathvarsh, Celreostia, SillyString, Xentherida, Tharissus, Unimaginable Doom, Yeraennus, Sil Dorsett, Shadowrik, Vegetarian States, Wisconsota, Avalon, Holy Oranz, Sankami, Gorinchem and Hoog-Hoornaar, American MapleStory, Wineclaw, Republic of Dixie, Amerian States, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Malta Comino Gozo, Siwale, HoNg KoNg EmPiRe, Halcon siveriano, Kingdom of Space, and 95 others.Enosville, Sophista, Coemgen, Vazali, Kaschovia, Lord Ravenclaw, Lupus Imperium, Southern Stroraia, Mercy Land, Omicron Persei V111, Pallaith, Rukonia, Kwaj, General COE, Ainsworth, Friently, Shin-Hachioji, South Grand Mountain, Diodone, Anima Proxa, Zatrela, McMasterdonia, Plembobria, Sheppey, Zemnaya Svoboda, Aenglaland, Yukti, Zedeya, AdyLand, Prevaland, Yaris, Forunte, The Utopian Movement, Buckerino, Ausmercia, I Am Bad At Naming Nations, Vogonlandia, Seven Hills, Yubadai, Cloydicia, Bayern-Straubing, The Lancerian Empire, The Iron Lions, Aerilia, Moubarakistan, Universal State Formula, PlanetPunk, Stareogratia, Pakistan 001, Maestros haven, Territorio di Nessuno, Coppicia, Tredano, Che Sana Und, Corfad, Xinchao, Inorganic Tomb Thing, Ice and Tinian, Slaughterhouse Nine, Cuyan, Panama Coalition, Phillywob, Asuroka, Beodarasc, Wodan, Thenaca, Blurds, Felhaven, Victoriaans Nederlands, Socialist Cooperative Republics, Midds Conia, Horsley Land, Libotionia, Agrauron, GDL3, Reannia, Mzeusia, Gladio II, NatsukiLand, Sanjurika, New Haudenosaunee Confederacy, ThE eNd oF eE, Gospel Power, Astal Aavors, Techislovakia, SchoolHouse Rock, ABC, Calamazo, Arcadim, Bridgett, Angbad, BrightFutures, Elevation, Free Ric Houbber, and Islandsria.

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