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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 422nd Most Cultured: 531st Highest Poor Incomes: 627th
The Federal Republic of
Moralistic Democracy
Freedom & Hope
Influence
Apprentice
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Oometz

Population10.796 billion

CapitalSekkandria
LeaderPresident McCormick

Currencykina
Animalraggiana

The Federal Republic of Oometz is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by President McCormick with an even hand, and renowned for its daily referendums, ubiquitous missile silos, and devotion to social welfare. The democratic, cheerful population of 10.796 billion Oometzians are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, corrupt government prioritizes Education, although Healthcare, Administration, and Welfare are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sekkandria. The average income tax rate is 9.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Oometzian economy, worth a remarkable 3,471 trillion kinas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 321,534 kinas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Public parks are littered with cigarette butts, referenda are held for every conceivable government action, graverobbers claim they're acting within the interest of 'scientific preservation', and the countryside is shrouded by wind farms. Crime is totally unknown. Oometz's national animal is the raggiana, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Oometz is ranked 842nd in the world and 17th in the West Pacific for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 932.29 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 422ndMost Cultured: 531stHighest Poor Incomes: 627thHighest Disposable Incomes: 680thLargest Information Technology Sector: 819thMost Scientifically Advanced: 842ndSmartest Citizens: 875thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,003rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,162ndHealthiest Citizens: 1,198thHighest Average Incomes: 1,281stLargest Agricultural Sector: 1,311thLargest Retail Industry: 1,507thMost Developed: 1,517thRudest Citizens: 1,592ndMost Influential: 1,663rdTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,799thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,812thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,881stLongest Average Lifespans: 2,261stLowest Crime Rates: 2,460thHighest Economic Output: 2,767thMost Secular: 3,080thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,552ndLargest Governments: 3,798thMost Efficient Economies: 3,986thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,141stMost Inclusive: 5,329thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,551stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,186thMost Stationary: 6,578thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,943rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,389thTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 9,086thLargest Welfare Programs: 10,305thNicest Citizens: 11,429thSafest: 14,692nd
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Most Cultured: 10th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Influential: 14th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 15th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 17th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 18th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 20th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 26th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 26th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 34th in the regionMost Developed: 37th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 40th in the regionRudest Citizens: 41st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 42nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 46th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 46th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 47th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 51st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 53rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 62nd in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 73rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 74th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 75th in the regionMost Secular: 92nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 98th in the regionMost Stationary: 99th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 124th in the regionMost Inclusive: 138th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 157th in the regionLargest Populations: 173rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 185th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 200th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 218th in the regionNicest Citizens: 299th in the regionTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 432nd in the regionSafest: 470th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 513th in the regionLargest Black Market: 617th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, the countryside is shrouded by wind farms.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, graverobbers claim they're acting within the interest of 'scientific preservation'.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, referenda are held for every conceivable government action.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, public parks are littered with cigarette butts.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, older ladies are inundated with offers to help them cross the road.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, election results are often delayed for weeks to count the expat votes.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, the national guard is mobilized whenever a mother gets separated from her child at the mall.
  • : Oometz was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens and the Top 5% for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, racial supremacists indulge their wildest fantasies in cinemas and theatres across the nation.
  • : Following new legislation in Oometz, earthquake sirens are a leading cause of hearing loss.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 126 » Fujai, Drachmaland, Greg Tucker, Oronia, Mathematania, Shaktirajya, Sindria, The 9 Stars, Archonina, Fallgriffin, Wyndward, Lynier, Liberillia, Numpties, The Free States of Gotham, Thyrall, The Holy Principality of Saint Mark, United A, DiscGolfLand, BIteland, Kittenlicious, The Undivided, Greynne, Kisovec, Win Mints, Ashkan, Common Good, Wickedly evil people, Champaign, El Facil, Cazia Minor, Mirchusko, Gryphonian Alliance, Cyno, The United Republic of Westend, Avadon, Luminaros, Empire of Spartacus, Meist Isle, Ioways, Barcocoland, Volpi Apostati, Triestine, Aldesport, WyEast, ROC Union, Condonohia, Psikuta, Pandaland II, Arkadia Universalis, and 76 others.Yy4u, Victorian City, Suniterian, Shaqolandia, Pandaland III, Dalimbar, Denieria, Kingdom of Anderson, Divina Patriae, Westwind, The Anti-Social Socialists, BoxcarJim, Xiuhtezcatl, Keerim Foundation, Kyeongsang, The Emden Dominion, Bran Astor, Papercuts and Skittles, Cro Magnon, Dreamers for Hope, Mankerson, Alchera, Ferroia, Grandi Fiori, Twisted Duality, Cryland, Doggerstan, Ilmecith, Bhang Bhang Duc, Montreal-Quebec, Leukogeras, Coung Komands, Toberkuibac, Vugaland, Utsang, Podium, New Democratic Republic of Russia, Zamoland, Maria, North Sylar, Crazy Waters, Hertfordshire and Jammbo, My Anxiety, Fontenais, Gulperozi Aria, Giovanniland, Comia Noracon, Sensorland, The Highland Grounds, The United Tribes of Bantai, The Rega, United Adaikes, Glorious Existence, Arnic, Marshalia, Islamic Jerusalem, Constantinopolisia, Nevafornia, Yungtopia, Great Sheriffdom, Varstov, Fumafuma, Torkvale, Else Where Lands, Holmani, Tropical Isles, The Fluffy Land, Feral Honey Badgers, Halvard, Atheist States of Philippines, Varanius, Recuecn, Pastern, Granducato Toscana, Meow-meow-mia, and Bigstickistan.

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