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Most Influential: 2ndFattest Citizens: 165thHighest Disposable Incomes: 255th
The Void of
Compulsory Consumerist State Consumerist Wage Drones
You live, you suffer, you die
Dusty Dustican
Influence
Diplomat
Region
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Dustwind

Population22.393 billion

CapitalPalace of Dust
LeaderDusty Dustican
FaithSufferology

Currencygold dust
Animalscorpion

The Void of Dustwind is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Dusty Dustican with an iron fist, and renowned for its free-roaming dinosaurs, complete lack of prisons, and multi-spousal wedding ceremonies. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 22.393 billion Dustwindians are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The tiny, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Industry and Law & Order are also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Palace of Dust. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Dustwindian economy, worth a remarkable 8,963 trillion gold dusts a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Soda Sales, and Gambling. Average income is an amazing 400,282 gold dusts, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.3 times as much as the poorest.

Sufferology now admits men and women into its clergy, paralegals spend all day Hewlett-Packing attorneys' law briefs, young people crowd pizza parlors praying to 'The Supreme Pizza, His Immaculate Munchiness', and manual labourers must be willing to have cybernetic limbs to get a job. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Dustwind's national animal is the scorpion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Sufferology.

Dustwind is ranked 236,405th in the world and 899th in 10000 Islands for Most Primitive, scoring -391.75 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

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Most Influential: 2ndFattest Citizens: 165thHighest Disposable Incomes: 255thMost Corrupt Governments: 267thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 268thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 286thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 304thMost Valuable International Artwork: 346thLargest Retail Industry: 374thMost Avoided: 374thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 390thLargest Insurance Industry: 465thLargest Gambling Industry: 506thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 523rdMost Armed: 538thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 586thHighest Economic Output: 612thMost Devout: 759thHighest Average Incomes: 779thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 810thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 937thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 947thLargest Mining Sector: 1,026thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,056thMost Efficient Economies: 1,079thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,148thRudest Citizens: 1,411thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,434thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,581stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,196thTop
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 3,155thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,360thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,474thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,594thLargest Populations: 5,643rdLargest Governments: 6,458thLargest Black Market: 7,615thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 13,498thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,066thMost Stationary: 14,469thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,072ndLowest Crime Rates: 16,377thHighest Drug Use: 22,861st
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Most Influential: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 5th in the regionMost Avoided: 5th in the regionMost Armed: 7th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 10th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 10th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 11th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 11th in the regionMost Devout: 11th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 22nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 25th in the regionRudest Citizens: 27th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 28th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 28th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 36th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 36th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 40th in the regionLargest Populations: 48th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 54th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 91st in the regionLargest Governments: 92nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, manual labourers must be willing to have cybernetic limbs to get a job.
  • : Dustwind endorsed The Lost Paradise of Grimmywelsh.
  • : Dustwind was endorsed by The Lost Paradise of Grimmywelsh.
  • : Dustwind voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Long-Term Storage Of Produced Waste".
  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, young people crowd pizza parlors praying to 'The Supreme Pizza, His Immaculate Munchiness'.
  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, paralegals spend all day Hewlett-Packing attorneys' law briefs.
  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, Sufferology now admits men and women into its clergy.
  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, gene-engineered sewerjacks don't smell but they do stink.
  • : Dustwind voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Kelssek".
  • : Following new legislation in Dustwind, biological warfare is used to solve small disagreements.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 192 » Isentran, Blogotopia, New Dracora, The Soylent Green Party, Seantonia, Old Atlantica, Tzo, Zyrcrestia, Slaytania, Anollasia, Palman, Colonel Terrosit, Grungerock, Creeptopia, Future of Mankind, Karlando, Chip Skylark, Coreras, Better Indonesia, The Snake Brotherhood, Hellei, Ferte, Perzische Keizer, Brandenbourg-Anhalt, Kyrizstanislav, Stroulia, The Parandeam, Tangora, Killettland, Greek People Nation, Gewisse, Zeganas, Maalemzya, Ishkabibber, Danyl, Novegia, Leirkra, Lower Phlebacite, Uprus, Wysrod, Inberdia, Gluebucket, Cape Vessey, Hollo, Swag Chief Bubba Estate, St Lennys Island, Generic Country Name That Is Available, Ignis Cinere, Juiulia, Free Land of Rebellium, and 142 others.Kingdom of New Berlin, Vivolkha, Northern Nivaria, Marroc, Spncrgmn, Libertaritaritaritaria, Kaltovar, Zopciria, Anisopterra, South Comradia, Eist, Arctic Coalition, QuazaFire, Zeklandia, PYT, Piscina, The African Emirates, Great Virgin, Liberdon, Sedek-Cantus, Mystaaria, Yakkandiania, Evertopia, Ascended Union, Valentian Elysium, Vill Send, ShadowVoltia, Airday, Zachais, Johnne Green, The Republic of Osea, Galoamar, Ytvigshill, Drewish, Medetas, Greenmont Federation, Republic of Libriano, Skamor, Son Weslana, Holma, City of Saint Nicolas, Amabanana, Eppur, Terra Royaume, Calrad, West Longobardia, Namakan, Riachisland, Nanase Army, Pesna, Vragar, Kierekiko, Bruce Campbell, Caldorado, Islands of Czechia, Giraten, Sawhirius, Nuremburgia, Aurorastar, Asakraka, Gal Cradia, Free Booze, Karemrehan, The unidet Of life, Kachikawawa, Waitiki, Point Comfort Colony, Pianaville, Katitania, Solsevara, Vest Choslayance, Marxist Germany, Manurajya, Galimania, Makykay, Ner Epiand, Seranis, Solarampa, Chiseka, ANCAPISTANZA, Mauryana, Creightland, Ilfarasia, United States of Island land, Ultimate Wakanda, Mat She, Free Fremovanja, Kalldunn, Testa, Keswickholt, Rhie, Nea Komnenia, Aquachromia, Prairiesora, The Cheese Puff Islands, Tusenadingia Norgenadingasianglen, Violent Trees, Cowkaine, Ardelenia, Samonaemia, Hohenzollern-Habsburg, New Terrasol, Adrinian, New Non, Tharalian Union, Clialaad, Megistos, Maconshinbernititte, Ali Faridi, Carthegia, Pallas Athenaie, Batona, Noohlya, Fort Langlea, Onfande, Conservative Republic Of Huang, The Fortem, The Galactic American Imperium, The Iron Crown Order, S Mova Derat, Greater Puptioneberadon, Arnesia, New Kowloon Bay, Krystalveil, The Assembly of Awesomeness, Saint Islaw Wra, Tausend Seen, Zubrowlitz, Wischland, Artyolae, Tierra de Platanos, The Indian Royalty, Silvedania, Renetopia, Capea, Richmondroads, RathLan, Alemputo, Venmere, New Kios, Dorab, and Grimmywelsh.

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