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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,393rdMost Influential: 3,271stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,328th
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Population1.258 billion

CapitalThe Owls Nest
LeaderKing Owlbrecht Hootington

CurrencyOwl Gifs

The Thank you Guys of Owlograd is a massive, genial nation, ruled by King Owlbrecht Hootington with a fair hand, and notable for its rum-swilling pirates, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.258 billion Owls hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Owls Nest. The average income tax rate is 82.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Owl economy, worth 101 trillion Owl Gifs a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Trout Farming and Beef-Based Agriculture. Average income is 80,664 Owl Gifs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Hypochondriacs demand treatment for genetic disorders they don't have, shelters struggle to keep up with the endless intake of stray animals, election results are often delayed for weeks to count the expat votes, and the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Owlograd's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Owlism.

Owlograd is ranked 176,227th in the world and 790th in Europe for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 1.99 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,393rdTop
Most Influential: 3,271stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,328thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,399thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,497thMost Pacifist: 5,147thRudest Citizens: 6,625thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,059thNicest Citizens: 7,471stMost Compassionate Citizens: 7,756thMost Inclusive: 8,127thSafest: 10,231stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,659thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,549thBest Weather: 11,655thTop
Highest Average Tax Rates: 13,907thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,598thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,691stMost Politically Free: 16,973rdHealthiest Citizens: 17,368thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,892ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 18,663rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,999thMost Developed: 19,855thHighest Drug Use: 21,266thMost Advanced Public Transport: 22,926thMost Subsidized Industry: 23,029thLargest Governments: 23,834thSmartest Citizens: 23,905th
Most Politically Free: 26th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 34th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 38th in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 78th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 80th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 80th in the regionRudest Citizens: 93rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 98th in the region

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