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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 103rd Most Influential: 2,198th Most Pacifist: 2,198th
The United Regions of
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Glurponia

Population5.045 billion

CapitalGleamingville
LeaderJohn Doe II Junior
FaithHomestuck

Currencykilojoule
Animaltarrasque

The United Regions of Glurponia is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by John Doe II Junior with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, aversion to nipples, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The compassionate, democratic population of 5.045 billion Glurpons hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The enormous, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Gleamingville. The average income tax rate is 92.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Glurpone economy, worth 682 trillion kilojoules a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 135,375 kilojoules, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Funerals are often rudely interrupted by juggling clowns shouting for volunteers from the audience, the Liberal Progressive and Progressive Liberal parties swear that they have totally different ideologies, Glurpone companies generally just fire employees in lieu of giving them vacation, and drug deals return to the streets as legions of undercover officers stalk the dark web. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Glurponia's national animal is the tarrasque, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Homestuck.

Glurponia is ranked 12,004th in the world and 364th in The North Pacific for Nudest, with 217.25 Cheeks Per Square Mile.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 103rdTop
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Most Influential: 2,198thMost Pacifist: 2,198thSafest: 2,501stMost Inclusive: 2,506thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,818thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,827thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,444thHealthiest Citizens: 3,468thNicest Citizens: 3,498thMost Developed: 3,909thBest Weather: 4,501stMost Advanced Public Education: 4,694thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,800thSmartest Citizens: 4,887thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,005thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,010thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,202ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,801stRudest Citizens: 5,815thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,904thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,089thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,311thMost Secular: 6,662ndMost Rebellious Youth: 6,700thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,838thLeast Corrupt Governments: 7,339thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 7,579thLargest Governments: 7,743rdMost Politically Free: 9,050thMost Cultured: 10,321stMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,369thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,266thNudest: 12,004th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 90th in the regionMost Pacifist: 126th in the regionSafest: 136th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 147th in the regionMost Inclusive: 162nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 168th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 201st in the regionMost Politically Free: 208th in the regionNicest Citizens: 212th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 216th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 226th in the regionMost Developed: 228th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 244th in the regionBest Weather: 249th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 253rd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 258th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 260th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 262nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 275th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 292nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 301st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 314th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 329th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 334th in the regionRudest Citizens: 340th in the regionMost Secular: 352nd in the regionTop
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Nudest: 364th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 389th in the regionLargest Governments: 393rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 406th in the regionMost Stationary: 426th in the regionMost Cultured: 511th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 603rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 610th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 649th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 664th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 702nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Glurponia was endorsed by The People's Republic of PotatoFarmers.
  • : Glurponia was endorsed by The Ghost of Delegate Past of Pallaith.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, drug deals return to the streets as legions of undercover officers stalk the dark web.
  • : Glurponia voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Auralia".
  • : Glurponia voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Protecting Personal Privacy".
  • : Glurponia was endorsed by The Federation of Lanterkint.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, Glurpone companies generally just fire employees in lieu of giving them vacation.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, the Liberal Progressive and Progressive Liberal parties swear that they have totally different ideologies.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, funerals are often rudely interrupted by juggling clowns shouting for volunteers from the audience.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, citizens are frequently searched for illegal weapons.

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