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Largest Gambling Industry: 2,439thLargest Retail Industry: 3,072ndMost Avoided: 3,870th
The Republic of
Father Knows Best State
Owls rock
Influence
Negotiator
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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Omnistria third

Population3.689 billion

Currencystriga
Animalowl

The Republic of Omnistria third is a massive, orderly nation, remarkable for its pith helmet sales, vat-grown people, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 3.689 billion Omnistria thirdians 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 large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Defense. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 66.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Omnistria thirdian economy, worth 419 trillion strigas a year, is quite specialized and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Retail, Gambling, Woodchip Exports, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an impressive 113,636 strigas, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 475,141 per year while the poor average 17,714, a ratio of 26.8 to 1.

Birdsong in the mountains has to be loud enough to drown out nearby jackhammers, the nation's "surprisingly chill" military is renowned for its horrendous war crimes, the military refers to helpless combatants offering surrender as "sitting ducks", and it is a silent spring in Omnistria third. Crime is a major problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Omnistria third's national animal is the owl, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution.

Omnistria third is ranked 162,886th in the world and 8th in strigiformes for Most Influential, scoring 56 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.

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Largest Gambling Industry: 2,439thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 3,072ndMost Avoided: 3,870thHighest Crime Rates: 3,905thLargest Black Market: 6,865thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,922ndMost Advanced Public Education: 8,355thMost Corrupt Governments: 8,976thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 12,222ndTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 13,772ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 14,574thMost Valuable International Artwork: 16,009thLargest Welfare Programs: 17,894thMost Subsidized Industry: 19,336thMost Ignorant Citizens: 22,226thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 22,496th
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Largest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 2nd in the region

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