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Most Ignorant Citizens: 127thMost Devout: 341stMost Primitive: 404th
The Empire of
Iron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors
All is one. All is strife. The worthy rise.
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Ever dark

Population2.917 billion

CurrencyNight
AnimalHuman

The Empire of Ever dark is a massive, orderly nation, remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, fear of technology, and strictly enforced bedtime. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 2.917 billion Drows are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Industry, and Administration. The average income tax rate is 40.3%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ever darkish economy, worth 565 trillion Nights a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, quite specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Retail, Uranium Mining, and Gambling. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 193,762 Nights, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

All industry is owned and run by the government, no cul-de-sac or trailer park is complete without a gambling parlor, the insurance industry is outlawed, and at the edge of the final frontier space's biggest missile platform is about to unfold. Crime is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Ever dark's national animal is the Human, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Ever dark is ranked 724th in the world and 24th in The North Pacific for Highest Crime Rates, with 61.09 Crimes Per Hour.

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Most Ignorant Citizens: 127thMost Devout: 341stMost Primitive: 404thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 413thMost Armed: 499thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 602ndFattest Citizens: 670thMost Corrupt Governments: 710thHighest Crime Rates: 724thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 868thMost Influential: 946thMost Avoided: 1,079thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,198thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,693rdLargest Mining Sector: 1,779thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,054thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 2,108thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2,319thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,186thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,317thRudest Citizens: 3,440thLargest Black Market: 4,010thHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,690thNudest: 5,773rdMost Efficient Economies: 5,840thHighest Average Incomes: 6,810thMost Valuable International Artwork: 7,320thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,030thTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,770thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 17,892ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 18,863rdLargest Governments: 20,503rd
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 7th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 17th in the regionMost Devout: 20th in the regionMost Armed: 20th in the regionFattest Citizens: 22nd in the regionMost Primitive: 23rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 24th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 30th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 35th in the regionMost Avoided: 39th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 47th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 53rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 60th in the regionTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 93rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 94th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 104th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 134th in the regionLargest Black Market: 161st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 164th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 178th in the regionRudest Citizens: 199th in the regionNudest: 244th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 327th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 328th in the regionMost Influential: 351st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 426th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 443rd in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 612th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 624th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 656th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 835th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 856th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Ever dark was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector and Largest Gambling Industry, the Top 5% for Highest Poor Incomes, and the Top 10% for Largest Governments.
  • : Following new legislation in Ever dark, at the edge of the final frontier space's biggest missile platform is about to unfold.
  • : Following new legislation in Ever dark, the insurance industry is outlawed.
  • : Following new legislation in Ever dark, no cul-de-sac or trailer park is complete without a gambling parlor.
  • : Following new legislation in Ever dark, all industry is owned and run by the government.
  • : Ever dark was endorsed by The Federal Republic of Porotia.
  • : Ever dark was endorsed by The Holy of Abonland.
  • : Ever dark voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Wartime Journalism Protection Act"".
  • : Ever dark voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Wallenburg".
  • : Following new legislation in Ever dark, homesickness is thought to be a waterborne illness.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 235 » Pallaith, The Rhein States, El Fiji Grande, Yaorozu, Territorio di Nessuno, Plangainer, PlanetPunk, Great Bights Mum, Trillius, North Bratislava, Corfad, Koda-Land, Napnomadia, Dar es Saalam, Kwaj, Notyoutopia, Maott, Frances Francis the First of France, Shibutani, Aeolist, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Sil Dorsett, Omnistria, 1 very fast endotarter, Siwale, Steampunk Ariel, Pasargad, Unimaginable Doom, New Pruessen, Selfgradatude, Sundred, Acrabinnia, Sunto, Dreadton, Egalico, Valhalla123, United Draconia, Haor Chall, Moubarakistan, Wilkshire, Buckerino, Abject Ludicrosity, Shadowrik, Abiswashyo-bhumi, Niradans, Kasazzastan, Wineclaw, Votak Matim, Holy Oranz, Destructive Government Endorsing System, and 185 others.Noahs Second Country, Vincone Cae, Former English Colony, Sea Ghost, Orado, Joodey, Guer Aike, Xentherida, Astrind, Glurponia, Loutsland, Zumlandia, Kobagia, Ethnon, SORT, Chukstik Illahi, Wisconsota, Bearical, Malta Comino Gozo, Azzarel, Cloydicia, Daiz, Runeda, Zeternia, The Tampa Bay Rays, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, New Octicarg, New Lakemba, McMasterdonia, The Stratosphere Islands, Faircliff, Fizban, Gnomewatchers, The Iron Lions, PotatoFarmers, Clan Spaniel, United Kahndaq, Kranostav, Yukti, Pazair, Empy, Seenvorland, Viridiann, Dabarastan, Zyvetskistaahn, Ravendi, Xagill, Interdimensional Zone, New Trisone, Prydania, Newpromisedland, Serendipita Martia, Misthas, Valentine Z, Fendlium, Praeceps, Zecit, Volstokn, Loli County, Cobleck Weleis, Tachycardia, Austral States of America, Avemterra, Hamerica, Free Culture, Merconitonitopia, Freyford, Universal State Formula, Woodsend, The New Communist Republic Of States, Hyphen, Dakota Territories, Yokciq Empire, Khoik, Wit Noreis, MiaryBhalzhack, The Endless Eventide, Conteria, Psychotic Vegans, New Jamgra, Eschatosia, Vexilia, Olofin, Xyrron, Ihese, SherpDaWerp in TNP, Diodone, Prevaland, Tunofferia, Crader, Stone Ira, Nisastria, The Windmilluminati, Varola, Avastate, Nistriabar, The United Capital of Adam, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Unshleepd, Irishvan, The Pantheons, The Serdey Islands, Korovan Isles, Westinor, The Most Freedom Ever, Solimun, Astronomical, Fauzjhia, Mesopotama, Greater Pittsburgh, Fayyayid, Frostcell, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Sikol, Saperisole, Pleroma Sans Romans, Zzozona, Termathe, I Like Killing people, Libertania Democratica, The Calabash Protectorate, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Halivaara, Solcius, Asoc lon, Kocherian, Seanat, Simone Republic, Pizza Squared, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, Brucklania, Arichia, Maclare, Innocentic, Schnuftelland, Solskjar, Highton Islands, Madjack, Ihsan, Kragsgale, Xipher, Astal Aavors, Amerian States, Illusia and Neverendia, Free Nation of Hong Kong, Buckhem, Principia Mathematica, Eastern Cous Empria, Andexia, Ultra777, U S Eh, Harjad, Heilhum Imperius, Democratic Republic of Kohland, WeKnow, The Unicrons, Draconian Progression, Therizia, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, Eywaan, Holy Empire Of Greater Bavaria, Nouvelle-Floride, El Emayo, Comfed, Lulubellia, Unsophisticate, Nuevo Navarre, Outer Shenendoah, Amprak, Glanst, Elvoreto, The Kingdom Of Wagies, Chips and Guac, Navsland, Rozarus, Liminyj, Magna Banitia, Gor Nacho, Frahnkzaden, Hardscrabble, Ofira, Abonland, and Porotia.

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