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Nudest: 533rd Most World Assembly Endorsements: 864th Most Influential: 1,296th
The Queendom of
Democratic Socialists
Noblesse Oblige
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Strong
Political Freedom
Good

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Umbrala

Population6.557 billion

CurrencyLa
AnimalRaven

The Queendom of Umbrala is a colossal, genial nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, pith helmet sales, and enforced nudity. The compassionate population of 6.557 billion Umbralans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 91.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Umbralan economy, worth 441 trillion Las a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Trout Farming, Arms Manufacturing, and Basket Weaving. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 67,316 Las, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Hospitals are amongst the best-funded in the region, ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward, translators have been hired to deal with the varying regional accents during national political debates, and the nation's generous tax credits have brought all the film studios to the yard. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Umbrala's national animal is the Raven, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Umbrala is ranked 167,605th in the world and 8,701st in The North Pacific for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring -12.08 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

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Nudest: 533rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 864thMost Influential: 1,296thTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,177thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,525thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,894thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,101stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,219thBest Weather: 7,495thSafest: 7,616thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,190thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,382ndTop
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Most Pacifist: 9,639thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,045thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,333rdMost Inclusive: 11,752ndMost Stationary: 12,524thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,771stMost Compassionate Citizens: 13,528thMost Cultured: 14,928thNicest Citizens: 15,382ndLargest Governments: 15,925thMost Income Equality: 16,463rd
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Nudest: 11th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 268th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 292nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 305th in the regionMost Stationary: 309th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 321st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 326th in the regionSafest: 389th in the regionBest Weather: 408th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 409th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 441st in the regionMost Influential: 506th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 511th in the regionMost Pacifist: 525th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 548th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 584th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 621st in the regionLargest Populations: 661st in the regionMost Inclusive: 697th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 733rd in the regionMost Cultured: 741st in the regionLargest Governments: 748th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 770th in the regionMost Income Equality: 810th in the regionNicest Citizens: 860th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 861st in the region

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Endorsements Received: 158 » Yaorozu, Sil Dorsett, Unimaginable Doom, Notyoutopia, Great Bights Mum, Sunto, Shadowrik, Holy Oranz, Frances Francis the First of France, Xentherida, Guslantis, Siwale, Selfgradatude, Malta Comino Gozo, Pallaith, Kwaj, General COE, Diodone, Necromonia, Yukti, Buckerino, Kelvaros Prime, The Iron Lions, Cloydicia, Moubarakistan, Universal State Formula, Amerian States, PlanetPunk, Corfad, Territorio di Nessuno, Wineclaw, Ainsworth, Eglise Sainte Eve, Puczovska, Atain, Zyvetskistaahn, Ozstan, Shibutani, Former English Colony, Koda-Land, Highton Islands, The Gamer Party, Q w e r t y, Whereisthatistan, Sacrento, Zeternia, Sundred, United Draconia, Empy, Ethnon, and 108 others.Maott, El Fiji Grande, Dar es Saalam, Amestris-Britannia, Wilkshire, The Rhein States, The Most Freedom Ever, New Bremerton, New Pruessen, Spartoptia, Babacar, SORT, Niradans, United Kahndaq, Valhalla123, Vincone Cae, North Bratislava, Kasazzastan, Omnistria, Unsophisticate, Napnomadia, Bearical, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Hong Kong Empire, Black Templares, Federation Terra Australis, Lunallian, Dreadton, Ninjak30, Outer Egorniand, Eri-Maqa-Ena, The Windmilluminati, Pasargad, Guer Aike, Alunya, Steraz, The Sinclarian Provinces, Votak Matim, Egalico, Solmetria, Joodey, Torakuen, Ibiscaton, Saturns Edge, Jasminlandia, Steampunk Ariel, Zemnaya Svoboda, Plangainer, Haor Chall, Trillius, Victoriaans Nederlands, 1 very fast endotarter, Ikea Rike, Aratani, Loutsland, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Noahs Second Country, Rynion, Test for a new hope, Alpinea, Elder Realms, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Constantinolia, Astrind, Zumlandia, Kobagia, Xzavia-Hjar, Glurponia, Penrith, Runeda, Daiz, Orado, Juggernautilus, The Tampa Bay Rays, Sockmanland, Makersaulache, Duerrlewang, Cuyan, McMasterdonia, New Octicarg, Orven, The Stratosphere Islands, Ponantine, Racoda, Nakayo, Wisconsota, The Nation that will win Soops for 9003, Gnomewatchers, Amauri, Federalania, Angshire, Miruma, Kranostav, Idumetala, PotatoFarmers, Loli County, Nothru Lerple, Pazair, Seenvorland, Clan Spaniel, Dabarastan, Fizban, Viridiann, Afcon, Eravonia, Huks Gares, Parmovand, and Interdimensional Zone.

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