by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,025th Most Influential: 2,463rd Most Cheerful Citizens: 11,290th
The Disputed Territories of
Democratic Socialists
The hamster is dead, but the wheel is spinning
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The Disputed Territories of Nisastria is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Temalton the Great with an even hand, and notable for its pith helmet sales, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 1.598 billion Nisastrians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Welfare, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rhotob. The average income tax rate is 69.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but inefficient Nisastrian economy, worth 64.3 trillion bitcoins a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Basket Weaving. Average income is 40,254 bitcoins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Businesses are forced to bring all work back within the nation's borders, cancer rates amongst the richest in society are inexplicably on the rise, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the Nisastria Blood Tithe, and drunk drivers are sent to rehabilitation paid for by the government. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Nisastria's national animal is the merkat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Nisastria is ranked 50,316th in the world and 2,694th in The North Pacific for Largest Retail Industry, scoring 3,257.41 on the Shrinkwrap Consignment Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,025thTop
Most Influential: 2,463rdTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 11,290thNicest Citizens: 12,707thLargest Welfare Programs: 13,542ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 13,902ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 13,936thMost Secular: 13,998th
Most Cheerful Citizens: 573rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 628th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 630th in the regionNicest Citizens: 693rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 703rd in the regionMost Influential: 708th in the regionMost Secular: 751st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 762nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 842nd in the regionNudest: 853rd in the regionMost Cultured: 882nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Nisastria was endorsed by The Confederacy of Republic of Dixie.
  • : Nisastria was endorsed by The Republic of Horsley Land.
  • : Nisastria was endorsed by The Rogue Nation of Midds Conia.
  • : Nisastria was endorsed by The Kingdom of New-El.
  • : Following new legislation in Nisastria, drunk drivers are sent to rehabilitation paid for by the government.
  • : Following new legislation in Nisastria, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the Nisastria Blood Tithe.
  • : Nisastria was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • : Following new legislation in Nisastria, cancer rates amongst the richest in society are inexplicably on the rise.
  • : Following new legislation in Nisastria, businesses are forced to bring all work back within the nation's borders.
  • : Nisastria was reclassified from "Democratic Socialists" to "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise".


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 111 » Siwale, Sil Dorsett, The Democratic Republic of Tomb, Great Bights Mum, Sunto, Notyoutopia, Yaorozu, Shadowrik, Reannia, Xentherida, Holy Oranz, Guslantis, Unimaginable Doom, New South Danmark, Frances Francis the First of France, Kingdom of Space, Wineclaw, Bharathvarsh, Enosville, Wisconsota, Elspeth and Samina, Selfgradatude, Vazali, Kaschovia, Lord Ravenclaw, GeorgeTheMiner, American MapleStory, Omicron Persei V111, HMS Unicorn, Morrn, The Rossinite Empire, Pallaith, Colony of lasting Hopes, PlanetPunk, Malta Comino Gozo, Kwaj, Sankami, General COE, Vszeklina, Friently, Hong Kong Empire, Lavanania, Shin-Hachioji, South Grand Mountain, Diodone, Lamexanope, Coemgen, Rylam, Anima Proxa, Zatrela, and 61 others.McMasterdonia, Puczovska, Marsh Castle, Plembobria, Sheppey, Yukti, Zemnaya Svoboda, Aenglaland, Zedeya, AdyLand, Beowulfe, Prevaland, Forunte, The Utopian Movement, Buckerino, Kelvaros Prime, Ausmercia, Articune, I Am Bad At Naming Nations, Yaris, Clintonburge, Seven Hills, Vogonlandia, Sailence, Cloydicia, The Lancerian Empire, Bayern-Straubing, The Iron Lions, Aerilia, Moubarakistan, Universal State Formula, Zandir Antari, Amerian States, Beodarasc, Stareogratia, Pakistan 001, Maestros haven, Territorio di Nessuno, Coppicia, Tredano, Che Sana Und, Inorganic Tomb Thing, Slaughterhouse Nine, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Transhumanist Anarchical Union, Phillywob, Cuyan, Corfad, Wodan, Sanjurika, Rockym, Thenaca, Deropia, Ainsworth, Felhaven, Lionia, Victoriaans Nederlands, New-El, Midds Conia, Horsley Land, and Republic of Dixie.