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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 284th Most Influential: 490th Largest Information Technology Sector: 729th
The People's Republic of
Iron Fist Consumerists
Ostrolia First!
Scott Morrison
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Ostrolia

Population3.952 billion

CapitalCanberra
LeaderScott Morrison

CurrencyOstro
AnimalKangaroo

The People's Republic of Ostrolia is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Scott Morrison with an iron fist, and notable for its complete lack of prisons, parental licensing program, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 3.952 billion Ostrolians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Canberra. The average income tax rate is 73.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Ostrolian economy, worth 788 trillion Ostroes a year, is dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 199,618 Ostroes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.3 times as much as the poorest.

The importance of winning Olympic gold medals is indoctrinated from an early age, summer science camps are regularly raided by narcotics police, the people consider response to rudeness to be an acceptable casus belli, and it's a long jump to get onto the housing ladder. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ostrolia's national animal is the Kangaroo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Ostrolia is ranked 26,715th in the world and 1,290th in The North Pacific for Most Extreme, scoring 30.4 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 284thMost Influential: 490thLargest Information Technology Sector: 729thMost Secular: 801stMost Corrupt Governments: 1,674thTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,755thBest Weather: 2,290thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,411thHealthiest Citizens: 2,727thLowest Crime Rates: 2,902ndLargest Black Market: 3,557thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,703rdMost Developed: 3,765thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,022ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,422ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,686thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,092ndSmartest Citizens: 5,428thHighest Average Incomes: 5,774thLargest Agricultural Sector: 6,236thLargest Insurance Industry: 6,634thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,229thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8,489thTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 8,672ndMost Conservative: 9,000thMost Subsidized Industry: 9,369thMost Authoritarian: 10,749thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11,018thLargest Governments: 11,509thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,726thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,950thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,405thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,915th
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Most Secular: 36th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 38th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 53rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 65th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 107th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 131st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 137th in the regionBest Weather: 140th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 141st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 141st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 164th in the regionMost Influential: 171st in the regionMost Developed: 206th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 213th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 227th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 267th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 268th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 270th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 290th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 308th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 309th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 345th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 363rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 451st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 451st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 457th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 494th in the regionMost Conservative: 532nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 552nd in the regionLargest Governments: 564th in the regionMost Stationary: 565th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 572nd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 612th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 633rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 760th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 886th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 886th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, it's a long jump to get onto the housing ladder.
  • : Ostrolia endorsed The Kingdom of Retarya.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, the people consider response to rudeness to be an acceptable casus belli.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, summer science camps are regularly raided by narcotics police.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, the importance of winning Olympic gold medals is indoctrinated from an early age.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, jaywalking is punishable by public flogging.
  • : Ostrolia was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Secular.
  • : Ostrolia was endorsed by The Kingdom of Retarya.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, family isn't who you're born with but who you abandon in foreign countries.
  • : Following new legislation in Ostrolia, Thomas the Spank Engine is the most popular and controversial children's show in the nation.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 303 » Notyoutopia, Shin-Hachioji, Pallaith, Yaorozu, Great Bights Mum, Siwale, Diodone, Selfgradatude, Sunto, Holy Oranz, Alice Gardens, Kwaj, Shadowrik, Yukti, Buckerino, Kelvaros Prime, New Lakemba, Cloydicia, Sil Dorsett, The Iron Lions, Bayern-Straubing, Moubarakistan, Universal State Formula, ZimRobwe, PlanetPunk, Amerian States, General COE, Xentherida, American MapleStory, Territorio di Nessuno, Tredano, Corfad, Wodan, Beodarasc, Wineclaw, Ainsworth, Unimaginable Doom, Agrauron, SillyString, Eglise Sainte Eve, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Malta Comino Gozo, Kyrianian, Frances Francis the First of France, Puczovska, Atain, Calamazo, Panama Coalition, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Ka Ching, and 253 others.Zyvetskistaahn, Q w e r t y, Ozstan, Guslantis, Shibutani, Californian Redwood, THX1138, Lower Nubia, Former English Colony, Unsophisticate, Koda-Land, Kylesburgh, Misuvelia, Highton Islands, The Gamer Party, Empy, Whereisthatistan, Racoda, Sacrento, Sanjurika, Zeternia, Sundred, United Draconia, Zokk, Ethnon, Kulgatha, The United States of Romania, Ice and Tinian, Maott, Suicidistan, El Fiji Grande, East Wushen, Abrickhouse, Dar es Saalam, New Trisone, New Chilokver, Amestris-Britannia, Wilkshire, Choistan, Yarecir, The Rhein States, Magorostan, Pleroma Sans Romans, Kolorland, New Pruessen, Habanan, Ostrinios, Ecronentia, Wunderstrafanstalt, Vexilia, Marxist Luxembourg, Bidragistan, Dicko, Arstungry, Snoodum, Dopeland420, Velon, Narfin Farfins, Indiana Hoosier nation, The Most Freedom Ever, Babacar, Amauri, Kubrostavsria, New Eleria, Torakuen, Montarc, Revolutionary Sealand, Helix Labs, Copria, Jpia, Etanur, New Bremerton, Federation Terra Australis, Kobagia, McDonaldsland, Niradans, Islamic Cali, Spartoptia, Lunallian, Newpromisedland, SORT, ISOP, The Bureaucratic Territories, Tarr-Nation, Vincone Cae, Votak Matim, Sinelona, Azzarel, HeartLard, Kokomo Island, MinaFederal, North Bratislava, Uganda Knuckles UK, Kasazzastan, Omnistria, Pradovnia, Sakaryata, The Windmilluminati, Cool game nation, Agharya, Tianqing, Zumlandia, Gilakistan, Fun time land of Fun, Asgardira, Pans Desta, Chukstik Illahi, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Napnomadia, Ara Antrizuls, Venezuelia, Blackphir, Sheldanada, Kalimora Aire, Bearical, Soviet Terran, Warsaw-Halicz, Breduria, Longsword01, Igritann, The Empire of Bangladesh, Australiland, Necromonia, BrightFutures, Bananaaaaa, Jackxanlandia, Antiyard, Pruznia, Ibiscaton, Ethereal Expanse, Minuda, Surikatia, Lemonbiscuits, Esplandia, Hong Kong Empire, Holy Marcus Empire, Birting, Black Templares, Great Solordia, Cam Zazi, Phoronu, Steraz, Dreadton, Willifusland, Outer Egorniand, Durr, Ninjak30, The Kyziban Islands, Lectionstan, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Cinnibar, Partax, Renzic, Orven, The Pantheons, Old Emporia, Supercarriers, Camarthen, Iselko, Aroa, Arimbia, Justanistan, Analomink, The Sinclarian Provinces, Neo-Philadelphia, The South Falls, Dawn Guard, Neo Hungarica, Northern Gala Arment Toustavo, Joodey, Wanatah, LostLegion, Walter Jackson, Great and Glorious Martese Unionins, Heken, Erwo Stal, Pasargad, Dadastan Archipelago, Fizban, Changjo, Musselshell, INTEGRAL, Hesterin, COCONUT-CITY, Alunya, Elevation, Chinese Japanese And Koreans, Northern Glory, Shigonia, Ieprus, Circenn, Ofemerica, Egalico, The AP Republic, Acrabinnia, Tappan Hills, Kirnea, Sheldony, Solmetria, Guer Aike, Kirostan, Arzenoa, The Notorious Mad Jack, Novare Res, Humptalumpta, VarDrade, Saturns Edge, Sea Ghost, Haor Chall, Jasminlandia, Peldorn, Zemnaya Svoboda, Steampunk Ariel, Plangainer, Intrapolia, Zupla, Marijuana Haven, United Kingdoms of Islands, VNA, Trillius, San Xavier, Chamocha, Odrinia, Angwayster, Norvayopia, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Rydeum, Ejhsa, The Soviet States of Europe, National Goats, Condak, Liberum Mundi, Seidr Wyrd, Victoriaans Nederlands, Apetopia, Lomjia, 1 very fast endotarter, Ikea Rike, Loutsland, Pop7up, Afrille, Free Azzaca, Bananoonza, Nortopenesenia, Vikingiarchy, Aratani, British Pacific Islands, Lesbian Femdom, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Castle Federation, Noahs Second Country, Test for a new hope, and Retarya.

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