by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 648th Most Influential: 1,111th Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,705th
The Empire of
Father Knows Best State
Ich bin gott
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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The Empire of Zerocs is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Vassili Simo with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, soft-spoken computers, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, cynical, humorless population of 2.963 billion Zerocsians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous, corrupt government prioritizes Education, although Healthcare, Industry, and Environment are also considered important, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Datlof. The average income tax rate is 93.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Zerocsian economy, worth 374 trillion Credits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Basket Weaving. Average income is an impressive 126,323 Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Politicians "baring all" for the camera isn't always a figure of speech, printing out government documents requires the approval of at least three admins, a faint smell of body odour can be detected at several miles distance from the National Science Park, and dubiously qualified East Lebatuckese doctors prescribe ice baths as a treatment for pneumonia. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Zerocs's national animal is the Elephant, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Zerocs is ranked 24,359th in the world and 570th in The North Pacific for Most Stationary, with 501.91549127388 Days.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 648thMost Influential: 1,111thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,705thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,988thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,742ndMost Pacifist: 4,821stMost Advanced Public Education: 5,129thLowest Crime Rates: 5,260thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,451stMost Developed: 5,584thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,720thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,836thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,250thLargest Governments: 6,931stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,094thMost Efficient Economies: 7,122ndMost Cultured: 7,524thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,662ndMost Inclusive: 7,902ndTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 8,783rdMost Beautiful Environments: 9,098thMost Compassionate Citizens: 9,182ndSafest: 9,815thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 10,493rdSmartest Citizens: 10,538thMost Secular: 12,297thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,602ndNicest Citizens: 13,353rdMost Corrupt Governments: 13,628thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,356th
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 149th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 152nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 173rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 188th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 226th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 229th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 234th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 241st in the regionMost Pacifist: 244th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 269th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 271st in the regionLargest Governments: 287th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 290th in the regionMost Developed: 297th in the regionMost Cultured: 333rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 369th in the regionMost Influential: 416th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 432nd in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 446th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 455th in the regionSafest: 463rd in the regionMost Inclusive: 466th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 503rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 505th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 538th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 566th in the regionMost Stationary: 570th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 605th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 621st in the regionMost Secular: 674th in the regionNicest Citizens: 731st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 769th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 771st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 799th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 842nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 142 » Yaorozu, Notyoutopia, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Meritdom, Frances Francis the First of France, Sunto, Bharathvarsh, Guslantis, Elspeth and Samina, Selfgradatude, Unimaginable Doom, Lionia, HMS Unicorn, Peytonamia, Vantaria, Vegetarian States, Sil Dorsett, Shadowrik, Apetopia, Pasargad, Great Bights Mum, Xentherida, Novare Res, Gorinchem and Hoog-Hoornaar, SillyString, Avalon, Holy Oranz, Ceretis, Wisconsota, The Swedish Republic of New Kenya, Zeroxis, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Republic of Dixie, Sankami, Wineclaw, Siwale, The Democratic Republic of Tomb, Indereac Lanx, Kaschovia, Kingdom of Space, Malta Comino Gozo, Enosville, Vazali, Celreostia, Lord Ravenclaw, Southern Stroraia, Omicron Persei V111, Upper Sam Dodovi, Reannia, Alice Gardens, and 92 others.Pallaith, Kwaj, Amerian States, Puczovska, General COE, Friently, Hong Kong Empire, Lavanania, Shin-Hachioji, Merconitonitopia, South Grand Mountain, Diodone, Anima Proxa, Coemgen, Lamexanope, American MapleStory, Sanjurika, Zatrela, Necromonia, McMasterdonia, Yukti, Marsh Castle, Kelvaros Prime, Forunte, Plembobria, Prevaland, Sheppey, Erfworld, Zemnaya Svoboda, Verees Fri, Aenglaland, Beowulfe, Yaris, AdyLand, The Utopian Movement, Buckerino, WE Empire, Ausmercia, Articune, I Am Bad At Naming Nations, Che Sana Und, Transhumanist Anarchical Union, Palisede, Ribbleton, Clintonburge, Seven Hills, Ischaemia, The Iron Lions, Cloydicia, Bayern-Straubing, Ice and Tinian, Aerilia, Soviet Terran, Moubarakistan, Stareogratia, Universal State Formula, Coppicia, United States of Panthalassa, Socialist Cooperative Republics, Thenaca, Vogonlandia, Zandir Antari, SchoolHouse Rock, The Lancerian Empire, PlanetPunk, Corfad, Aroa, Beodarasc, Tredano, Cuyan, Inorganic Tomb Thing, Maestros haven, Pakistan 001, Articlegion, Territorio di Nessuno, Slaughterhouse Nine, Phillywob, Celebia, Wodan, Rockym, Walist, Qyrym, Ainsworth, Pria Xennes, Felhaven, Morrn, Wyldeacre, Deropia, Victoriaans Nederlands, ABC, New-El, and Midds Conia.

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