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Most Authoritarian: 5thMost Conservative: 14thMost Income Equality: 24th
The Commonwealth of
Psychotic Dictatorship
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Influence
Negotiator
Civil Rights
Outlawed
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Umberhulk

Population39.328 billion

Currencytreasure
Animalbig bug

The Commonwealth of Umberhulk is a gargantuan, orderly nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 39.328 billion Umberhulkians 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 Industry, Spirituality, and Social Policy. The average income tax rate is 57.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but stagnant Umberhulkian economy, worth 209 trillion treasures a year, is highly specialized and led by the Uranium Mining industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Arms Manufacturing, and Trout Farming. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 5,328 treasures, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The country's famous rainforests are being bulldozed by the mining industry, political activists are routinely executed, and Animal Liberationists are regularly jailed. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Umberhulk's national animal is the big bug, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Umberhulk is ranked 216,238th in the world and 21st in 100 Nations of Conquest for Most Advanced Defense Forces, scoring 264.14 on the Total War Preparedness Rating.

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Most Authoritarian: 5thMost Conservative: 14thMost Income Equality: 24thLargest Populations: 276thMost Extreme: 327thTop
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 4,241stMost Influential: 6,688thMost Stationary: 11,460thTop
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Largest Black Market: 19,343rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19,679th
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1st in the regionMost Extreme: 1st in the regionMost Conservative: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Survivors.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Survivors.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Dead and the Top 5% for Most Zombified.
  • : Umberhulk was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Zombies and the Top 5% for Most Survivors.

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