by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,139thMost Influential: 2,896thMost Armed: 3,541st
The Armed Republic of
New York Times Democracy Corporate-Dominated Sham Democracy
Sorry mate, orders from the top.
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Substitute name

Population2.526 billion

CapitalTo Be Decided

AnimalTaxidermied Bobcat

The Armed Republic of Substitute name is a massive, cultured nation, notable for its ubiquitous missile silos, compulsory gun ownership, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 2.526 billion Substitute nameans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The relatively small, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of To Be Decided. The average income tax rate is 20.0%.

The powerhouse Substitute namean economy, worth 186 trillion coins a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Woodchip Exports, Uranium Mining, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. Average income is 73,924 coins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

To Be Decided's iconic yellow taxis are nowhere to be seen, the government has declined to declare any particular religion as its 'official' one, Leader has just been declared ruler of Substitute name in an international press conference, and the military refers to helpless combatants offering surrender as "sitting ducks". Crime is moderate, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Substitute name's national animal is the Taxidermied Bobcat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Substitute name is ranked 48,916th in the world and 1,592nd in the South Pacific for Highest Poor Incomes, with 38,617.45 Standard Monetary Units.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,139thTop
Most Influential: 2,896thMost Armed: 3,541stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9,028thTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 15,032ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 21,114thLargest Mining Sector: 21,122nd
Most Armed: 93rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 262nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 304th in the regionMost Influential: 354th in the regionTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 528th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 556th in the regionFattest Citizens: 626th in the regionRudest Citizens: 698th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 705th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 732nd in the regionMost Stationary: 778th in the region

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