Most Income Equality: 102nd Most Authoritarian: 1,688th Most Conservative: 3,259th
The Queen's State of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Remembering
Regional Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Imploded
Political Freedom
Rare

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The Queen's State of Poplar Grove is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its compulsory military service, state-planned economy, and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 13.476 billion Poplar Groveans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 79.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Poplar Grovean economy, worth 60.4 trillion betales a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is mostly comprised of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 4,484 betales, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government awards prizes to television shows featuring stereotype-breaking minority roles, none has been named as Poplar Grove's national religion, the government is cutting back on the number of political prisoners executed each year, and the deer is a protected species. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Poplar Grove's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is none.

Poplar Grove is ranked 40,292nd in the world and 42nd in Ancient Lands for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 51.48 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Most Income Equality: 102ndTop
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Most Authoritarian: 1,688thMost Conservative: 3,259thMost Extreme: 4,859thLargest Populations: 7,555th
Top
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Most Income Equality: 14th in the regionMost Pacifist: 15th in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 17th in the regionMost Inclusive: 22nd in the regionMost Conservative: 22nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 23rd in the regionLargest Governments: 31st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 41st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 42nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 47th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 65th in the regionTop
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Nicest Citizens: 79th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 81st in the regionSafest: 82nd in the regionMost Devout: 98th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 129th in the region

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  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Income Equality and Most Authoritarian, the Top 5% for Most Conservative and Most Extreme, and the Top 10% for Largest Populations.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Inclusive.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Poplar Grove was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Lowest Crime Rates.

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