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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 596thMost Influential: 1,101stMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,039th
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Prime Minister Kōki Yanagi
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Ibarkla

Population1.352 billion

CapitalCaparce
LeaderPrime Minister Kōki Yanagi

CurrencyroboRIO
Animalunderwater robot

The Republic of Ibarkla is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Prime Minister Kōki Yanagi with a fair hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, complete lack of prisons, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.352 billion Ibarklans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Caparce. The average income tax rate is 90.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ibarklan economy, worth 192 trillion roboRIOs a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Trout Farming. Average income is an impressive 142,530 roboRIOs, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Truth is often impossible to tell from fiction on the evening news, citizens have reported seeing strange rays of light emanating from the moon, the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments, and Ibarklan actors literally work from cradle to grave. Crime is totally unknown. Ibarkla's national animal is the underwater robot, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Ibarkla is ranked 239,778th in the world and 9,107th in The North Pacific for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens, with 25.91 Whatever.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 596thMost Influential: 1,101stMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,039thTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,479thLeast Corrupt Governments: 3,747thMost Inclusive: 5,162ndRudest Citizens: 5,485thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,724thLargest Welfare Programs: 5,834thNicest Citizens: 6,411thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,769thMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,087thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,730thMost Developed: 8,222ndMost Rebellious Youth: 8,528thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,723rdSmartest Citizens: 8,851stHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,483rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,091stLargest Governments: 10,115thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,430thMost Advanced Public Transport: 11,356thMost Efficient Economies: 11,451stHighest Poor Incomes: 11,668thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,884thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,971stTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 12,430thSafest: 12,524thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,266thLongest Average Lifespans: 13,297thMost Beautiful Environments: 14,931stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 15,525thHighest Average Incomes: 15,992ndMost Cultured: 16,414thLowest Crime Rates: 16,718thMost Secular: 17,829thLargest Agricultural Sector: 18,691stHealthiest Citizens: 20,019thMost Pacifist: 22,372nd
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 138th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 154th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 210th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 214th in the regionRudest Citizens: 288th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 289th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 300th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 322nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 339th in the regionNicest Citizens: 349th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 383rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 413th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 413th in the regionMost Influential: 422nd in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 439th in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 483rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 488th in the regionMost Developed: 498th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 502nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 502nd in the regionLargest Governments: 523rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 568th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 569th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 609th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 613th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 622nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 657th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 660th in the regionSafest: 718th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 742nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 752nd in the regionMost Politically Free: 768th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 787th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 800th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 803rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 823rd in the regionMost Cultured: 844th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 873rd in the regionMost Secular: 911th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, Ibarklan actors literally work from cradle to grave.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, the government regularly hires contractors to construct high rise apartments.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, citizens have reported seeing strange rays of light emanating from the moon.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, truth is often impossible to tell from fiction on the evening news.
  • : Ibarkla was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Retail Industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, Ibarkla is notorious for its citizens' infidelity.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, elections have become procedural nightmares due to voters persistently rejecting candidates.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, the restriction that you must be over 1.1 metres tall to ride a carnotaurus has recently been waived.
  • : Following new legislation in Ibarkla, traumatised refugees have a full bedpan shoved into their hands along with their immigration papers.
  • : Ibarkla was endorsed by The Transit Boastmaster-General of Them Chic.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 259 » Runeda, Shibutani, Prydania, Interdimensional Zone, Ethnon, Daiz, Hamerica, North Bratislava, Great Bights Mum, Unsophisticate, The Teddy, Hardscrabble, Shadowrik, Aerilia, Koda-Land, Morover, Empy, Kragsgale, The Tampa Bay Rays, El Fiji Grande, Brucklania, Lulubellia, Yaorozu, The Rhein States, Omnistria, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Dar es Saalam, Selfgradatude, Sundred, Dreadton, Corfad, Guer Aike, Amerian States, Simone Republic, Votak Matim, Newpromisedland, Heilhum Imperius, Sikol, Zzozona, The Canadian Peoples Republic, Siwale, Wilkshire, WeKnow, Holy Empire of Greater Bavaria, Ravendi, Pallaith, Loutsland, Cretox State, Orado, Keurig Machines, and 209 others.Frances Francis the First of France, Highton Islands, Dabarastan, New Lakemba, Sunto, Kureizen, Notyoutopia, Outer Shenendoah, Godwanna, Merconitonitopia, Draconian Progression, Republica Guilleana, Chips and Guac, Liminyj, 1 very fast endotarter, Xagill, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Territorio di Nessuno, Seanat, Madjack, Kranostav, Viridiann, Wineclaw, Yokciq Empire, Former English Colony, Joodey, PotatoFarmers, Pytong, Sil Dorsett, Religioncord, The Peoples Republic of Kyle, Seenvorland, Venicea, Vincone Cae, Valentine Z, Bankowiata, Kazoo Basin, Xipher, United Kahndaq, Ozstan, Pope Saint Peter the Apostle, PEG, Holy Oranz, The Stratosphere Islands, Sevinland, Pasargad, The Iron Lions, Imperial Pieserged, The Pantheons, Yellops, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Eywaan, Libertania Democratica, The Serdey Islands, Slyakanya, Odelinor, Malta Comino Gozo, East Akra, Ellbonnia, The Pleiads, Strongwill, Nodnarb, The Jerichowan Country, Colfes, Chukstik Illahi, Hewani, Climeria, Pleroma Sans Romans, Seijitsu, Blyskalia, Losiste, Galbadiana, Port Naga, Otakus and Weebs, Hepek, Free Atlantis, Noria Prinefrikeslon, Star Kingdom, Darkmondoria, Svenskskit, Bharathvarsh, Greater Pittsburgh, His Enduring Majesty, GenshinImpact, Illusia and Neverendia, Glurponia, Wisconsota, Xentherida, Que Lukustinardon, Zyvetskistaahn, Planes, The Endless Eventide, Super Girl, The Mazur Empire, Sachi, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, KhalChicken, McMasterdonia, Testnation223, Vexilia, Panama Coalition, Barabolia, Moubarakistan, Azzarel, Karazan, Esplandia, Zemnaya Svoboda, Necromonia, Vesteysia, Zemper Macro, Muqatil, Lemonbiscuits, Clan Spaniel, Soviet Terran, East Supple Lund, Free Culture, San Vino, Zokk, Kwaj, Francois Isidore, Valgarda, The Gamer Party, Moneyflows, Travislavania, Free Salvation, Minich, Figyjharli, Trumpski, Maott, Wapistan, Sanjurika, Ice and Tinian, The Ultimate Republic, Dangine, Svenskan, Aeolist, Rainengrad, Solcius, Kromi, Lol2639, Siforpeo, Folenz, Shotokonia, Servilis, Aryan Homeland, Crusadam, Humptalumpta, Tyirza, Xyrron, BTProductions, Alorca, San Felipe, AmManies, Galaician Empire, TyGerria, Mon Island, Duryanistan, Steampunk Ariel, Qurtuba, New Celoveniortan, Jaxikistan, Cajland, ForestMythal, Allevania, Defense For The World Assembly, Centrialand, Tsandonown, Korean-Joseon, Britle, Capablanca, Atlunartemis, Free States of Marina, Ootasa, Libvillia, Katuda, 2 and 2 is Fish, Greater Ale Permars, Ariele, Novremia, Fraystonia, Boston Castle, Kastonvia, Rising Sakura, Solimun, Sopernia, Andanavia, Aetulia, Apollo Park, Enomeni Ipeiros, Bearical, Drueste, Northern Socialist Council Republics, Fizban, Nova Arcania, Unshleepd, Morcusa Clicanskaukk, Card Kingdom, Lionia, Nation1812, Paradeavenlisian States, Sahriastan, Spotted Bobtail, The Calabash Protectorate, The Blazeland Administration, Zdagoburg, Gafflebag, Toilet Man, and Beta Cyndriel.

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