by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 299th Most Influential: 906th Largest Soda Pop Sector: 3,362nd
The Republic of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Yhtenäisyys, Kurinalaisuus, Työ
Žorvaldr Eirķksson
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population1.027 billion

LeaderŽorvaldr Eirķksson


The Republic of Zumlandia is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Žorvaldr Eirķksson with a fair hand, and renowned for its compulsory military service, irreverence towards religion, and compulsory gun ownership. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.027 billion Zumlandians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The relatively small government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ylläsjärvi. The average income tax rate is 20.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Zumlandian economy, worth 141 trillion Maarkas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Soda Sales. Average income is an impressive 137,596 Maarkas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Ylläsjärvi's main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight, matryoshka dolls resembling nested Death Stars are commonly sold, thousands of former welfare recipients are in a revolutionary uproar as the rest of society is enjoying a hefty tax break, and the Zumlandia Automotive Racing Series draws millions of spectators annually while those near the tracks complain about the noise. Crime is totally unknown. Zumlandia's national animal is the Griffin, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Orthodox.

Zumlandia is ranked 159,553rd in the world and 8,966th in The North Pacific for Most Advanced Defense Forces, scoring 282.77 on the Total War Preparedness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 299thMost Influential: 906thTop
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 3,362ndMost Armed: 4,138thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,338thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,660thLeast Corrupt Governments: 6,237thLargest Retail Industry: 6,453rdRudest Citizens: 6,653rdTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 9,553rdMost Inclusive: 9,890thMost Secular: 11,243rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 12,305thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,561stMost Efficient Economies: 14,239thMost Developed: 14,532ndHighest Average Incomes: 15,785thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,570th
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 118th in the regionMost Armed: 145th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 170th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 222nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 240th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 320th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 348th in the regionMost Influential: 368th in the regionRudest Citizens: 371st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 375th in the regionTop
Most Secular: 580th in the regionMost Inclusive: 585th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 661st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 670th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 733rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 752nd in the regionMost Developed: 835th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 936th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Zumlandia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • : Following new legislation in Zumlandia, the Zumlandia Automotive Racing Series draws millions of spectators annually while those near the tracks complain about the noise.
  • : Following new legislation in Zumlandia, thousands of former welfare recipients are in a revolutionary uproar as the rest of society is enjoying a hefty tax break.
  • : Following new legislation in Zumlandia, matryoshka dolls resembling nested Death Stars are commonly sold.
  • : Zumlandia endorsed The Armed Republic of Lomjia.
  • : Zumlandia was endorsed by The Armed Republic of Lomjia.
  • : Zumlandia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Darkesia".
  • : Following new legislation in Zumlandia, Ylläsjärvi's main city thoroughfare has been blocked by a row of leyland cypresses that mysteriously appeared overnight.
  • : Following new legislation in Zumlandia, biology and religious education classes have recently been merged.
  • : Zumlandia was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Basket Weaving Sector.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 295 » Territorio di Nessuno, Yaorozu, The Rhein States, Sunto, Shibutani, Mzeusia, Notyoutopia, Corfad, Siwale, Shin-Hachioji, Buckerino, Malta Comino Gozo, PlanetPunk, Sundred, Kwaj, Bayern-Straubing, Koda-Land, Selfgradatude, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, United Draconia, Pallaith, Holy Oranz, Frances Francis the First of France, New Pruessen, United Kahndaq, Great Bights Mum, Dar es Saalam, Sanjurika, Sinelona, The United States of Romania, Former English Colony, Wilkshire, Shadowrik, THX1138, Sil Dorsett, New Bremerton, Californian Redwood, Newpromisedland, Spartoptia, Wineclaw, Uganda Knuckles UK, Snoodum, Egalico, Universal State Formula, Unsophisticate, HeartLard, Vincone Cae, North Bratislava, Kasazzastan, Pruznia, and 245 others.Papika, The Iron Lions, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Atomic Industry Islands, Cloydicia, Ethnon, Algrund, Amauri, Agharya, Highton Islands, Lunallian, Amerian States, Western Vapia, Yummy Blubber, Castle Federation, Alice Gardens, Montarc, Sakaryata, Agrauron, Diodone, Wunderstrafanstalt, Analomink, Guer Aike, Blackwood Coast, Panama Coalition, Avemterra, Ice and Tinian, Ostrolia, Federation Terra Australis, Altivia, Plumas, Jefffliu, Beagles Reborn, Breduria, Outer Egorniand, Gladio II, Asgardira, Antiyard, Australiland, The Windmilluminati, Aroa, Babacar, Warsaw-Halicz, Zupla, Yarecir, Ostrinios, El Fiji Grande, Bothia, Azzarel, Bearical, Blackphir, Arimbia, Oktavio, Napnomadia, Birting, BrightFutures, Sheldanada, Dreadton, Omnistria, Palisede, New Lakemba, Niradans, United North American, Ars Britannia, Bonjoura, Zokk, Kalimora Aire, David Davidson, Changjo, Caralapace, Central Ryal, Cam Zazi, Creorta, Daiz, CelebrityDude, Chukstik Illahi, Hong Kong Empire, Velon, Chamocha, Choistan, Cinnibar, Cyrenayca, Black Templares, Dylanana, Ethereal Expanse, East Supple Lund, Erwo Stal, Dicko, Detrivania, SillyString, East Wushen, Yukti, Fantoa, Elgaland-Vargaland, Free Culture, Helix Labs, Heminaw, Dopeland420, Pleroma Sans Romans, Gilakistan, Empy, Humptalumpta, Heluthsrew, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Durr, French Bananastan, Heken, Esplandia, Haor Chall, Great Solordia, Xentherida, Holy Marcus Empire, Hrysos, JAOECW536, Jackxanlandia, Kuda1, The Pantheons, Magorostan, Jasminlandia, MinaFederal, Minuda, Igritann, Mazuri, Kanerland, Itallitopia, Karazan, Mercandia, ISOP, Indiana Hoosier nation, Iselko, Kyrianian, Kuveria, Metamen, Dawn Guard, Maott, Kanlidia, Justanistan, Mariadne, Ka Ching, Ninjak30, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Lemonbiscuits, Kokomo Island, Kalatona, McDonaldsland, LostLegion, Ivan Islanar, Joodey, Moubarakistan, Ilisseia, Northern Glory, North Armatas, Amicities, General COE, Kolorland, Mesherica, Grobbillandia, Northern Gala Arment Toustavo, Kulgatha, Pasargad, Lower Nubia, Great and Glorious Martese Unionins, Marxist Luxembourg, Dadastan Archipelago, Ieprus, Fengate, Fizban, Musselshell, The Black Cathedral, Copria, Jpia, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, COCONUT-CITY, Mount Timbers, Alunya, Elevation, Ausnakulia, Ozstan, Steraz, Ainsworth, Ateala, Atain, Keelut, Suicidistan, Get Away From Me, Artemizistan, Partax, Circenn, National Goats, SchoolHouse Rock, Votak Matim, Q w e r t y, Ofemerica, Tappan Hills, Solmetria, Acrabinnia, Divine Eulogy, Elder Realms, Kirnea, Guslantis, Ara Antrizuls, Kirostan, Saturns Edge, The Notorious Mad Jack, Novare Res, Racoda, Ibiscaton, Vikingiarchy, Norostilors, Orven, VarDrade, IsiMUd, Misuvelia, Peldorn, Steampunk Ariel, Biebertal, Zemnaya Svoboda, Plangainer, Marijuana Haven, Angwayster, Sea Ghost, Trillius, Torakuen, Norvayopia, San Xavier, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Unimaginable Doom, Lost Staria, Liberum Mundi, Ejhsa, A Classless Society, Funkadelia, El Rojo Octubre, Praeceps, North Yeetland, Malphe, Wohlstantia, Seidr Wyrd, Cocoltd, Victoriaans Nederlands, Apetopia, Doggerstan, Thiammyalllaland, Wortowland, and Lomjia.

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