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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 530th Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 531st Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 868th
The Fylkirate of
Democratic Socialists
Välˈhälə venter blant skjønnheten i Helvete.
Fylkir Raven
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom

Overview Factbook Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population7.53 billion

LeaderFylkir Raven
FaithSatanic Paganism

CurrencyUSSD Credit

The Fylkirate of Ravnabbor is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by Fylkir Raven with an even hand, and remarkable for its complete lack of prisons, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 7.53 billion Ravnabborians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Välˈhälə. The average income tax rate is 98.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Ravnabborian economy, worth a remarkable 1,008 trillion USSD Credits a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an impressive 133,980 USSD Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

The government seizes private property for the 'good of the people', doctors prescribe medicines but they rarely dispense hope or compassion, emergency room admissions for 'stampede injuries' have skyrocketed since the introduction of weekly Sabbath Eve sales, and the sound of wooden legs echo throughout Ravnabbor after the recent introduction of the Foot Tax. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ravnabbor's national animal is the Raven, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Satanic Paganism.

Ravnabbor is ranked 59,622nd in the world and 58th in USSD for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 3,402.63 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 530thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 531stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 868thLargest Welfare Programs: 999thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,331stMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,355thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,433rdBest Weather: 1,514thMost Pacifist: 1,530thTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 1,700thMost Devout: 1,726thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,897thLongest Average Lifespans: 2,248thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,321stMost Influential: 2,382ndMost Inclusive: 2,408thLargest Governments: 2,652ndNicest Citizens: 3,037thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,191stMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,280thMost Developed: 3,685thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,896thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,310thLeast Corrupt Governments: 4,325thMost Cultured: 4,387thLowest Crime Rates: 5,327thMost Efficient Economies: 5,637thHealthiest Citizens: 5,777thSafest: 6,104thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,488thTop
Smartest Citizens: 8,830thMost Stationary: 13,827thHighest Economic Output: 14,415thNudest: 14,793rdHighest Poor Incomes: 16,153rdHighest Average Incomes: 16,343rd
Most Devout: 1st in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 5th in the regionMost Stationary: 5th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 5th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 6th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 7th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 8th in the regionBest Weather: 8th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 8th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 10th in the regionMost Pacifist: 10th in the regionLargest Populations: 10th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Influential: 10th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ravnabbor's influence in USSD rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Ravnabbor was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Incomes.
  • : Ravnabbor was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Poor Incomes.
  • : Ravnabbor's influence in USSD fell from "Diplomat" to "Envoy".
  • : Ravnabbor's influence in USSD rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Ravnabbor was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Pacifist.
  • : Ravnabbor was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Pacifist.
  • : Ravnabbor was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Best Weather.
  • : Ravnabbor's influence in USSD fell from "Diplomat" to "Envoy".
  • : Ravnabbor's influence in USSD rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".


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