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Most Valuable International Artwork: 275thMost Patriotic: 1,935thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,178th
The Recyclable Everything of
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Yes Humans Are Recyclable!
Captain Recycled
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Yes Humans Are Recyclable

Population5.307 billion

CapitalRecycled Megalopolis
LeaderCaptain Recycled
FaithRecycled Theology

CurrencyRecyclable Water Bottle
AnimalRecycled Animals

The Recyclable Everything of Yes Humans Are Recyclable is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Captain Recycled with an iron fist, and remarkable for its daily referendums, enslaved workforce, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.307 billion Recyclable Humans are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Recycled Megalopolis. The average income tax rate is 71.9%.

The frighteningly efficient YHARs Slave economy, worth 862 trillion Recyclable Water Bottles a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Woodchip Exports, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 162,435 Recyclable Water Bottles, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.8 times as much as the poorest.

Foreign nationals are widely distrusted, recreational drug businesses are regularly pruned if they grow above the maximum legal size, thousands of former welfare recipients are in a revolutionary uproar as the rest of society is enjoying a hefty tax break, and Captain Recycled's told that love often manifests itself through homicidal four-lettered litanies. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Yes Humans Are Recyclable's national animal is the Recycled Animals, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Recycled Theology.

Yes Humans Are Recyclable is ranked 8,842nd in the world and 4th in Callista for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with 12 valid endorsements.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 275thMost Patriotic: 1,935thTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4,178thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,006thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5,280thMost Devout: 5,536thLowest Crime Rates: 5,643rdNudest: 6,603rdHealthiest Citizens: 6,874thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,373rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,756thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 8,842ndLongest Average Lifespans: 8,889thMost Efficient Economies: 9,612thMost Corrupt Governments: 9,878thMost Developed: 10,256thLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,188thHighest Average Incomes: 12,480thTop
Largest Governments: 14,382ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,398thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14,641stMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,180thSmartest Citizens: 15,656thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 16,853rdLargest Mining Sector: 17,181stMost Influential: 19,124thMost Subsidized Industry: 19,281stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 22,703rdLargest Cheese Export Sector: 24,608thHighest Poor Incomes: 24,667thBest Weather: 25,322ndHighest Economic Output: 25,409thMost Advanced Public Education: 25,662nd
Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 4th in the regionTop
Healthiest Citizens: 5th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionMost Patriotic: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 7th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionMost Devout: 7th in the regionMost Influential: 7th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 8th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 8th in the regionMost Developed: 8th in the regionLargest Populations: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 8th in the region

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