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Largest Publishing Industry: 8thMost Rebellious Youth: 9thMost Cheerful Citizens: 12th
The Nihilist Hippy Commune of
Left-wing Utopia
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Ummagumma

Population38.446 billion

CapitalBonny
LeaderPrime Minister Roger Waters
Faithlove

Currencylove bead
Animalfar out Pink Dragon

The Nihilist Hippy Commune of Ummagumma is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Prime Minister Roger Waters with a fair hand, and renowned for its state-planned economy, compulsory vegetarianism, and hatred of cheese. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 38.446 billion Ummagummen are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The medium-sized, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Industry, and Welfare are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bonny. The average income tax rate is 95.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Ummagumman economy, worth a remarkable 9,295 trillion love beads a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 241,775 love beads, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony, RPG fans reminisce fondly about when people thought they were evil and dangerous rather than geeky and socially inept, funerals are often rudely interrupted by juggling clowns shouting for volunteers from the audience, and people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, probably because of the absence of a police force. Ummagumma's national animal is the far out Pink Dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is love.

Ummagumma is ranked 206,638th in the world and 59th in Wysteria for Most Primitive, scoring -788.2 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

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Largest Publishing Industry: 8thMost Rebellious Youth: 9thMost Cheerful Citizens: 12thNicest Citizens: 20thBest Weather: 28thMost Compassionate Citizens: 32ndLargest Populations: 34thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 35thLeast Corrupt Governments: 51stHealthiest Citizens: 66thMost Pacifist: 83rdHighest Crime Rates: 104thMost Beautiful Environments: 144thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 188thMost Developed: 209thSmartest Citizens: 221stLongest Average Lifespans: 230thMost Armed: 307thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 308thHighest Economic Output: 509thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,507thTop
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Most Influential: 2,788thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,813thLargest Governments: 2,970thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,001stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,078thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,129thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,363rdMost Cultured: 3,649thHighest Average Incomes: 3,706thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,225thMost Inclusive: 4,244thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,584thMost Efficient Economies: 5,916thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,730thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,774thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,241stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,296thMost Stationary: 9,122ndTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 10,410thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 13,298thNudest: 20,714th
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionTop
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Highest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionMost Pacifist: 5th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 7th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Ummagumma was endorsed by Rivilvortheistan.
  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Wealthy Incomes.
  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Stationary.
  • : Ummagumma was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Valuable International Artwork.
  • : Ummagumma voted for The Empire of Kuriko in the General Election.
  • : Ummagumma lodged a message on the Wysteria Regional Message Board.
  • : Ummagumma voted for The Empire of Kuriko in Round 3 of the election.

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Endorsements Received: 3 » Innato, Outter Micronesia, and 66 Ducks.

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