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Most Authoritarian: 7,205thMost Income Equality: 16,622ndMost Ignorant Citizens: 17,152nd
The Republic of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Flying across the sky to the future
Influence
Nipper
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Fragile
Political Freedom
Rare

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West Aralic

Population920 million

Currencycoin
Animaltern

The Republic of West Aralic is a huge, orderly nation, remarkable for its restrictive gun laws, suspicion of poets, and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 920 million West Aralicians 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 large, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 41.8%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but sluggish West Aralician economy, worth 16.8 trillion coins a year, is quite specialized and led by the Trout Farming industry, with major contributions from Basket Weaving, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 18,314 coins, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, there's a bright dawn ahead for West Aralic, and TV shows must meet strict ethnicity quotas. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. West Aralic's national animal is the tern.

West Aralic is ranked 194,911th in the world and 6,038th in Osiris for Most Armed, with 0.22 Weapons Per Person.

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Most Authoritarian: 7,205thTop
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Most Income Equality: 16,622ndMost Ignorant Citizens: 17,152ndMost Conservative: 17,524th
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Most Authoritarian: 224th in the regionMost Extreme: 372nd in the regionTop
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Most Income Equality: 439th in the regionMost Conservative: 637th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 654th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in West Aralic, TV shows must meet strict ethnicity quotas.
  • : Following new legislation in West Aralic, there's a bright dawn ahead for West Aralic.
  • : West Aralic's influence in Osiris rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : West Aralic's influence in Osiris rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : West Aralic's influence in Osiris rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : West Aralic's influence in Osiris rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : West Aralic was refounded in Osiris.
  • : West Aralic ceased to exist in The emerald island.
  • : West Aralic's influence in The emerald island rose from "Eminence Grise" to "Powerbroker".
  • : West Aralic's influence in The emerald island rose from "Enforcer" to "Eminence Grise".

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