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Most Valuable International Artwork: 475thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 664thMost Influential: 2,166th
The Democratic Republic of
Father Knows Best State
Loyalty Above all
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Zosnor

Population2.336 billion

CapitalTar Valon
LeaderJasonRahl

CurrencyZos
AnimalWolf

The Democratic Republic of Zosnor is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by JasonRahl with an iron fist, and remarkable for its zero percent divorce rate, parental licensing program, and complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed, cynical, devout population of 2.336 billion Zosnorians 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tar Valon. The average income tax rate is 35.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Zosnorian economy, worth 322 trillion Zos a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Basket Weaving, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 138,238 Zos, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.9 times as much as the poorest.

The government has started a campaign to crack down on road rage and encourage alternate means of commuting, war criminals are given full state funerals, the mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations, and the nation's navy has been named the scourge of the seven thousand seas. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Zosnor's national animal is the Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Zosnor is ranked 19,284th in the world and 602nd in the South Pacific for Longest Average Lifespans, with 90.19 Years.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 475thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 664thTop
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Most Influential: 2,166thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,176thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4,855thMost Cultured: 6,932ndMost Corrupt Governments: 7,724thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,751stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,061stHighest Disposable Incomes: 8,455thMost Devout: 8,624thLargest Black Market: 9,207thTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 15,452ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 15,877thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,223rdHealthiest Citizens: 16,274thHighest Average Incomes: 16,391stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 17,457thBest Weather: 17,932ndMost Developed: 18,702ndLongest Average Lifespans: 19,284thMost Authoritarian: 20,961st
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 7th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20th in the regionTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 122nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 197th in the regionMost Cultured: 201st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 211th in the regionMost Devout: 235th in the regionMost Influential: 248th in the regionLargest Black Market: 250th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 255th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 277th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 332nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 414th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 441st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 479th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 505th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 506th in the regionMost Developed: 534th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 538th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 549th in the regionBest Weather: 598th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 602nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 664th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 734th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 735th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 770th in the regionMost Stationary: 783rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 829th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 852nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Zosnor was reclassified from "Iron Fist Consumerists" to "Father Knows Best State".
  • : Zosnor was endorsed by The Rogue Nation of Psychological Care.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, the nation's navy has been named the scourge of the seven thousand seas.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, the mining industry has taken a hit from tighter environmental regulations.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, war criminals are given full state funerals.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, the government has started a campaign to crack down on road rage and encourage alternate means of commuting.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, bands of paramedics walk the streets looking for suspicious medical activity.
  • : Zosnor endorsed The Republic of Andinla.
  • : Zosnor was endorsed by The Republic of Andinla.
  • : Following new legislation in Zosnor, military strategists are questioning the wisdom of subsidizing the economies of sworn enemies.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 111 » Tsunamy, Erinor, Land Without Shrimp, Abarri, Aidenfieeld, Barabarom, Saciu, Wehraboos, Pencil Sharpeners 2, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Volaworand, Hanguk-Nippon, Dasko, Tsvetania, Drystar, Aumeltopia, Amerion, Kringalia, Farengeto, Qvait, Beepee, PenguinPies, Jennaterra, Luddinlande, Aurcania, New Briantown, Sedunn, Imperial Duck, Linguiniland, Empa Aserium, Mapico, The Tecorogan Federation, Omiri, Grand Kingdom of Zilean Empire, Qawe, Tilipria, Astraee, Jehenna, Yeldarbsland, Xandev, Jaxon, Realms of Madness, The naked people, Madreia, Bear Connors Paradiso, Cohors Stercore, Curlyhoward, Nueva Alta California, Bleakfoot, USNE2018, and 61 others.Isles of Creckero, The Filippinas, Ockhamista, Bawkie, Techganet, Tepertopia, Terran Draconia, Rabbitz, Tarnik, Votri, Lambdaland, North Kanuckistan, Gliasco, Ebonhand, West Pastafaria, Baltenlands, Anserisa, Roterdamia, Phanama, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, CzechoSlovakishMoravia, Eskvenn, Sau Man Frescher, Nothanksbutseriously, Weburya, Holy Free, Elan Sleazebaganno, ChickenDome, The Unfortunates, Merevane, Marinho Islands, Compli, Starsight, Shefino, The Worst army of, Melicorium, Kandorith, NganXuan, Auphelia, Corgitopiaa, Oncarra, Matak Tribes, Laamiva, The Radanivans, Well F, Rhetiaa, United States of Vietnam, Purple Hyacinth, Vincent Field, Ralphburg, Myness, Ovkianos, Xarbraden, Hypturn, Drugged Monkeys, Sandaoguo, Kedjens, Royaltica, Midand, Concrete Slab, and Andinla.

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