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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 961st Most Influential: 1,424th Largest Retail Industry: 2,153rd
The Unified Mega-Corporation of
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The Alpha Conglomerate

Population2.727 billion

CapitalThe Hub
LeaderChairman
FaithHyper-Consumerism

CurrencyUnit
AnimalHomeless

The Unified Mega-Corporation of The Alpha Conglomerate is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Chairman with an iron fist, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, keen interest in outer space, and multi-spousal wedding ceremonies. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 2.727 billion Alphanians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The relatively small, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Hub. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 31.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Alphan economy, worth 411 trillion Units 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 a slick, highly efficient, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Retail, Tourism, and Furniture Restoration. 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 151,048 Units, with the richest citizens earning 5.8 times as much as the poorest.

Sections of the police receive paramilitary training, houses and businesses are bulldozed to make way for ever-expanding cemeteries, Occam's razor has sliced to pieces any childhood belief in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, and child labor has been outlawed. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Alpha Conglomerate's national animal is the Homeless, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Hyper-Consumerism.

The Alpha Conglomerate is ranked 12,632nd in the world and 737th in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 83.72 on the Human Development Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 961stMost Influential: 1,424thTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 2,153rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,686thLargest Insurance Industry: 4,258thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5,010thMost Secular: 5,410thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,020thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 8,783rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,916thMost Efficient Economies: 9,785thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 11,309thHighest Average Incomes: 12,258thMost Developed: 12,632ndLargest Black Market: 12,763rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,281stMost Subsidized Industry: 13,407thSmartest Citizens: 13,897thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 13,901stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 15,124thLowest Crime Rates: 15,171st
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 102nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 112th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 172nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 180th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 259th in the regionMost Secular: 295th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 338th in the regionLargest Black Market: 352nd in the regionTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 470th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 501st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 571st in the regionMost Influential: 585th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 603rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 604th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 604th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 652nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 664th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 732nd in the regionMost Developed: 737th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 765th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 766th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 155 » Siwale, Shibutani, Yaorozu, Universal State Formula, Empy, Notyoutopia, Corfad, Shin-Hachioji, Buckerino, United Draconia, Sunto, Bayern-Straubing, Koda-Land, Kwaj, Territorio di Nessuno, Frances Francis the First of France, Tredano, Highton Islands, Kylesburgh, PlanetPunk, Q w e r t y, Sil Dorsett, Amauri, Whereisthatistan, Californian Redwood, Wineclaw, BrightFutures, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Great Bights Mum, Holy Oranz, The Gamer Party, Sacrento, Malta Comino Gozo, Ethnon, Diodone, Shadowrik, Atain, Zeternia, Selfgradatude, Sundred, Sea Ghost, Voznesheim, Former English Colony, Choistan, Revolutionary Sealand, Guslantis, Kulgatha, Pallaith, The United States of Romania, Maott, and 105 others.Moubarakistan, Suicidistan, El Fiji Grande, Xentherida, American MapleStory, Abrickhouse, Dar es Saalam, The Galactic Triumvirate, Wilkshire, Kobagia, The Iron Lions, The Rhein States, The Most Freedom Ever, New Bremerton, New Pruessen, Spartoptia, SORT, Valhalla123, General COE, Sinelona, Vincone Cae, Uganda Knuckles UK, North Bratislava, Kasazzastan, Omnistria, Cloydicia, Asgardira, Unsophisticate, Napnomadia, Sheldanada, Bearical, Ka Ching, Hong Kong Empire, Black Templares, Yukti, Lunallian, Dreadton, The Pantheons, Ninjak30, Outer Egorniand, Federation Terra Australis, SillyString, Eri-Maqa-Ena, The Windmilluminati, Pasargad, Guer Aike, Alunya, Ainsworth, Ozstan, Steraz, The Sinclarian Provinces, Niradans, Votak Matim, Ofemerica, Egalico, Tappan Hills, Solmetria, Torakuen, Joodey, Ara Antrizuls, Novare Res, Ibiscaton, Saturns Edge, Peldorn, Steampunk Ariel, Zemnaya Svoboda, Jasminlandia, Plangainer, Alyrria, Trillius, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Unimaginable Doom, Ejhsa, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Apetopia, Haor Chall, 1 very fast endotarter, Lomjia, Thiammyalllaland, Ikea Rike, Free Azzaca, Vikingiarchy, Aratani, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Noahs Second Country, Test for a new hope, Rynion, Castle Federation, Loutsland, Alpinea, The Black Cathedral, GRANDE IMPERIO ORIENTAL PAGAO EUDUARDO, Elder Realms, Justanistan, Felhaven, Constantinolia, Loli County, Astrind, Abject Ludicrosity, Zumlandia, Xzavia-Hjar, Samog, Glurponia, and Orado.

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