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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 813thMost Influential: 1,173rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,955th
The Democratic States of
Civil Rights Lovefest
By The People For The People
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

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The Greylands

Population1.94 billion

Currencydollar
Animalswan

The Democratic States of The Greylands is a massive, cultured nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, daily referendums, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.94 billion Greylandsians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 83.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Greylandsian economy, worth 234 trillion dollars a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 120,718 dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

Children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "love and peace!" as a way of life, male cubicle workers stand up every time a woman enters the room, the government is attempting to revitalize a gutted private sector, and gay couples have to travel to Brancaland to find a church that will actually let them wed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Greylands's national animal is the swan, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Greylands is ranked 80,521st in the world and 3,513th in The North Pacific for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring 1,351.09 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 813thMost Influential: 1,173rdTop
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 4,955thNicest Citizens: 5,306thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,447thHealthiest Citizens: 6,519thMost Inclusive: 6,534thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,663rdMost Pacifist: 6,744thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,867thBest Weather: 6,906thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,928thMost Subsidized Industry: 8,827thMost Developed: 8,992ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,641stMost Efficient Economies: 10,002ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 10,373rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 10,620thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,789thSmartest Citizens: 11,014thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,083rdTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 11,198thLargest Retail Industry: 11,385thMost Cheerful Citizens: 11,500thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,673rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,928thLargest Governments: 12,876thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13,004thSafest: 13,936thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,941stMost Cultured: 15,112thMost Scientifically Advanced: 18,624th
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Most Compassionate Citizens: 303rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 321st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 331st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 334th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 335th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 376th in the regionMost Pacifist: 393rd in the regionBest Weather: 396th in the regionMost Inclusive: 401st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 407th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 454th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 455th in the regionMost Influential: 463rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 465th in the regionTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 545th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 550th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 551st in the regionMost Developed: 553rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 555th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 560th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 565th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 567th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 581st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 598th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 608th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 615th in the regionLargest Governments: 625th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 639th in the regionSafest: 762nd in the regionMost Cultured: 769th in the regionNudest: 811th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 812th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 970th in the regionRudest Citizens: 992nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Greylands was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : The Greylands voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Ever-Wandering Souls".
  • : Following new legislation in The Greylands, gay couples have to travel to Brancaland to find a church that will actually let them wed.
  • : Following new legislation in The Greylands, the government is attempting to revitalize a gutted private sector.
  • : Following new legislation in The Greylands, male cubicle workers stand up every time a woman enters the room.
  • : The Greylands was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Efficient Economies, Lowest Crime Rates, and Smartest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in The Greylands, children are brainwashed at a young age to accept "love and peace!" as a way of life.
  • : Following new legislation in The Greylands, politicians "baring all" for the camera isn't always a figure of speech.
  • : The Greylands voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate Syria".
  • : The Greylands voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Pedagogical Freedom".

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 208 » Territorio di Nessuno, Notyoutopia, Corfad, The Rhein States, Ethnon, Orado, Shibutani, McMasterdonia, Runeda, Yaorozu, United Kahndaq, Guer Aike, Ravendi, 1 very fast endotarter, Koda-Land, Dreadton, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Wineclaw, Zumlandia, Pazair, Loutsland, Joodey, Dabarastan, Frances Francis the First of France, Seenvorland, Newpromisedland, Dar es Saalam, Sunto, Xentherida, Viridiann, Sundred, The Tampa Bay Rays, Siwale, Bearical, Wisconsota, PlanetPunk, Selfgradatude, North Bratislava, Trillius, Zyvetskistaahn, New Lakemba, Daiz, Holy Oranz, Interdimensional Zone, Shadowrik, Glurponia, Valhalla123, Empy, Kranostav, Partax, and 158 others.Vincone Cae, El Fiji Grande, Pallaith, Gnomewatchers, The Iron Lions, Sil Dorsett, Steampunk Ariel, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Valentine Z, Praeceps, Fendlium, Volstokn, Napnomadia, Loli County, Avemterra, Great Bights Mum, Wilkshire, Kasazzastan, Hamerica, PotatoFarmers, Merconitonitopia, Serendipita Martia, Moubarakistan, Kelvaros Prime, Xagill, Noahs Second Country, Universal State Formula, The New Communist Republic Of States, Yokciq Empire, Wit Noreis, The Stratosphere Islands, MiaryBhalzhack, Ver Testua, The Endless Eventide, Omnistria, Votak Matim, Malta Comino Gozo, The Lancerian Empire, Clan Spaniel, Crader, Diodone, SORT, Antiyard, The Windmilluminati, New Octicarg, Olofin, Nistriabar, Prevaland, Zecit, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Varola, Unshleepd, Hyphen, Kobagia, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, Maott, Schnuftelland, The Pantheons, Solskjar, Korovan Isles, Westinor, Fizban, Zeternia, The Most Freedom Ever, Astronomical, Fauzjhia, Oceanialia, Pleroma Sans Romans, Greater Pittsburgh, The Serdey Islands, Sikol, Frostcell, Freyford, KhalChicken, Paul Pasch, Eurasian Foederatio, Saperisole, Zzozona, Timothea, Former English Colony, Prydania, I Like Killing people, Libertania Democratica, Termathe, Fluffy Noodles, Shinjuku tokyo 0, The Calabash Protectorate, Kocherian, Dangine, Seanat, Pizza Squared, Brucklania, Arichia, Eywaan, Highton Islands, Nouvelle-Floride, New Jamgra, Unimaginable Doom, Maclare, U S Eh, Simone Republic, Xyrron, Madjack, Innocentic, Ihsan, Xipher, The Federal Republic of Scouseland, Kragsgale, Pokemanland, Amerian States, Astal Aavors, Illusia and Neverendia, Principia Mathematica, WeKnow, Andexia, Eurochina, Buckhem, Eastern Cous Empria, Etanur, Heilhum Imperius, Draconian Progression, Harjad, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, Lulubellia, Outer Shenendoah, Glanst, The Kingdom Of Wagies, Chips and Guac, Elvoreto, Navsland, Rozarus, Cosmosplosion, Unsophisticate, Hardscrabble, Bacciatto, Abonland, Republica Guilleana, Magna Banitia, A Die, Godwanna, Democratic Republic of Kohland, Sopernia, Boston Castle, The Clever Crow, Jerzykowo, Pytong, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Religioncord, Great Robertia, Bankowiata, Arloria, Kazoo Basin, The Peoples Republic of Kyle, Caffeinetopia, The Unified Missourtama States, and Dai Nippon Yamato.

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