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Most Valuable International Artwork: 37thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 66thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 109th
The Accursed Dreamers of
Iron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Outlawed
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Guer Aike

Population3.228 billion

CapitalR'lyeh
LeaderCthulhu
FaithThe Order of Dagon

CurrencySoul
AnimalShoggoth

The Accursed Dreamers of Guer Aike is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Cthulhu with an iron fist, and notable for its otherworldly petting zoo, ritual sacrifices, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 3.228 billion Guer Aikeans 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 prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Industry, and Education also on the agenda, while Social Policy and International Aid are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of R'lyeh. The average income tax rate is 98.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Guer Aikean economy, worth a remarkable 1,453 trillion Souls a year, is fairly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 450,238 Souls, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.1 times as much as the poorest.

It is illegal to have the wrong clock time showing on your microwave oven, carrots are orange, apples are red and food waste is increasing, the experimental sculpture "Overtures In Dried Shoggoth Dung" has been declared a national treasure, and atheists are heavily taxed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Guer Aike's national animal is the Shoggoth, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is The Order of Dagon.

Guer Aike is ranked 211,907th in the world and 13,389th in The North Pacific for Most Average, scoring 19.88 on the Average Standardized Normality Scale.

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Most Valuable International Artwork: 37thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 66thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 109thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 166thMost Influential: 169thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 241stMost Subsidized Industry: 350thLargest Information Technology Sector: 382ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 385thHighest Average Incomes: 446thHighest Poor Incomes: 596thMost Corrupt Governments: 632ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 634thMost Armed: 764thMost Scientifically Advanced: 825thMost Efficient Economies: 955thLargest Black Market: 1,005thLargest Governments: 1,487thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,663rdLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,755thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,786thLowest Crime Rates: 1,952ndLargest Insurance Industry: 2,009thMost Developed: 2,124thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 2,396thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,512thSmartest Citizens: 2,685thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,516thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,645thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,305thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,527thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,803rdNudest: 5,802ndLargest Mining Sector: 7,520thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,895thMost Conservative: 9,154thMost Cultured: 9,267thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9,296thMost Authoritarian: 9,916thHighest Economic Output: 10,667thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13,033rdRudest Citizens: 18,970th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 7th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 13th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 15th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 16th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 18th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 24th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 26th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 27th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 28th in the regionMost Armed: 32nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 39th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 40th in the regionMost Influential: 41st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 48th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 50th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 64th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 69th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 74th in the regionLargest Governments: 76th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 87th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 102nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 108th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 110th in the regionMost Developed: 126th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 140th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 144th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 165th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 177th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 235th in the regionNudest: 250th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 260th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 264th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 350th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 374th in the regionMost Cultured: 442nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 496th in the regionRudest Citizens: 625th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 726th in the regionMost Conservative: 729th in the regionTop
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Most Authoritarian: 747th in the regionMost Stationary: 857th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1,149th in the regionMost Extreme: 1,223rd in the regionLargest Populations: 1,373rd in the region

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