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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 543rd Most Influential: 862nd Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,616th
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Aranan

Population1.812 billion

CapitalThe Home Of Aranan
LeaderThe Collective Of Aranan
FaithSecularism

Currencypound
Animalparrot

The Republic of Aranan is a massive, genial nation, ruled by The Collective Of Aranan with an even hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space, pith helmet sales, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate population of 1.812 billion Arananians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Home Of Aranan. The average income tax rate is 70.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but inefficient Arananian economy, worth 108 trillion pounds 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 dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is 59,641 pounds, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment, the Arananian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...", traffic cops spend most of their work-hours calculating citizens' monthly income, and weapons produced by newly nationalized armaments factories have been found to contain sawdust instead of gunpowder. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Aranan's national animal is the parrot, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Secularism.

Aranan is ranked 35,360th in the world and 1,674th in The North Pacific for Most Extensive Civil Rights, with 71.64 Martin Luther King, Jr. Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 543rdMost Influential: 862ndTop
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,616thLeast Corrupt Governments: 6,273rdTop
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Nicest Citizens: 10,820thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,121stMost Cheerful Citizens: 12,662ndMost Inclusive: 12,959thMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,213thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 15,772ndMost Secular: 15,794th
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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 216th in the regionMost Influential: 338th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 352nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 385th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 602nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 613th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 629th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 640th in the regionMost Inclusive: 769th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, weapons produced by newly nationalized armaments factories have been found to contain sawdust instead of gunpowder.
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, traffic cops spend most of their work-hours calculating citizens' monthly income.
  • : Aranan was endorsed by The Dominion of Subjugators.
  • : Aranan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Foreign Aid Spending.
  • : Aranan endorsed The Republic of Thoresonistan.
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, the Arananian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...".
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, the government supplies ragtag bands of resistance fighters in exchange for vague promises of future payment.
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, shoppers have literally had their hands full since plastic bags were banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, political gridlock ensues as even the most innocuous legislation is vetoed by the Supreme Court for potential civil rights violations.
  • : Following new legislation in Aranan, the new national campaign exhorts men to "Show Some Class - Don't Sit On Your Ass".

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 208 » Notyoutopia, Territorio di Nessuno, Siwale, El Fiji Grande, Corfad, Shibutani, Shin-Hachioji, The United States of Romania, Yaorozu, Ethnon, Wilkshire, Koda-Land, Kwaj, United Draconia, Former English Colony, Bayern-Straubing, Dar es Saalam, Sunto, Atain, Abrickhouse, American MapleStory, Q w e r t y, Pallaith, Holy Oranz, Cypher, Hyperbanus, PlanetPunk, Wineclaw, Universal State Formula, Selfgradatude, Suicidistan, Shadowrik, Buckerino, Sil Dorsett, Zeternia, Greater Pittsburgh, The Iron Lions, The Pantheons, The Rhein States, The Austro Germanic Union, The Most Freedom Ever, Highton Islands, Copria, New Bremerton, Arstungry, Moubarakistan, Great Bights Mum, Valhalla123, SillyString, New Pruessen, and 158 others.The Serdey Islands, Mercandia, Spartoptia, Niradans, United Kahndaq, SORT, General COE, Malta Comino Gozo, Torakuen, Votak Matim, Sinelona, Vincone Cae, Ka Ching, Californian Redwood, North Bratislava, Uganda Knuckles UK, Egalico, New Lakemba, The Windmilluminati, Guer Aike, Dreadton, Amauri, Kasazzastan, Omnistria, Wunderstrafanstalt, Avemterra, Warsaw-Halicz, Cloydicia, Outer Egorniand, Federation Terra Australis, Plumas, Ninjak30, The South Falls, ISOP, Kobagia, Detrivania, Diodone, Guslantis, Lunallian, Zumlandia, Rosewood-, Napnomadia, Sheldanada, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Bearical, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Sunaiya, JoeyTyrant, Kulgatha, Newpromisedland, Hong Kong Empire, Black Templares, Empy, Xentherida, Ara Antrizuls, Steraz, Yukti, New Eleria, Maott, Kalimora Aire, Pasargad, Alunya, Ainsworth, New Trisone, Ozstan, Joodey, The Sinclarian Provinces, COCONUT-CITY, Zemnaya Svoboda, Justanistan, Panama Coalition, Ofemerica, Tappan Hills, Solmetria, Jasminlandia, Divine Eulogy, Saturns Edge, Spunkland, Mazeoftime, SchoolHouse Rock, Novare Res, Ibiscaton, Vikingiarchy, Norostilors, Acrabinnia, Misuvelia, Sacrento, Plangainer, Peldorn, Steampunk Ariel, Trillius, The Stratosphere Islands, Lower Nubia, Intrapolia, Marijuana Haven, Xandarnia, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Haor Chall, Frances Francis the First of France, Frostopia, Unimaginable Doom, Astronomical, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Ejhsa, New Caeitanordia, Amerian States, Senkaiboashi, Rkainjel, Yalkan, Hircea, Sundred, Apetopia, Lomjia, Aratani, East Spopovichka, Nakayo, 1 very fast endotarter, Pomur, Yummy Blubber, Tamgu, Ikea Rike, Miruma, Free Azzaca, Sockmanland, Wodan, The Black Cathedral, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Castle Federation, Noahs Second Country, North Altatude, Conservadoria, Helia Geopes, Test for a new hope, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Elder Realms, Hileville, Loli County, Eriadni, Makersaulache, Fayyayid, The Cascadian Commonwealth, Constantinolia, Solidair, Glurponia, Astrind, Moisus, Narwhal, Qiland, Amaganset, Abject Ludicrosity, Loutsland, Xzavia-Hjar, British Pacific Islands, Brettenia, Samog, Thoresonistan, and Subjugators.

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