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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 561stMost Influential: 1,827thMost Primitive: 7,054th
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The Altan

Population628 million


AnimalGray Wolf

The Empire of The Altan is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, remarkable for its fear of technology, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 628 million Altanians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tallinn. The average income tax rate is 66.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Altanian economy, worth 37.9 trillion Altans a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Basket Weaving, Woodchip Exports, and Door-to-door Insurance Sales. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 60,274 Altans, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Fitness to teach sport is proven by urinating the furthest up a wall, you're never too young to learn how to lie with confidence, doctors prescribe videos of political debates to patients with insomnia, and the experimental sculpture "Overtures In Dried Gray Wolf Dung" has been declared a national treasure. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Altan's national animal is the Gray Wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Altan is ranked 199,726th in the world and 6,473rd in the South Pacific for Largest Mining Sector, scoring -5.83 on the Blue Sky Asbestos Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 561stMost Influential: 1,827thTop
Most Primitive: 7,054thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,463rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12,128thTop
Healthiest Citizens: 22,337thMost Valuable International Artwork: 23,241stBest Weather: 23,423rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 24,431stNicest Citizens: 24,435th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 95th in the regionMost Influential: 193rd in the regionMost Primitive: 258th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 281st in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 450th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 677th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 700th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 748th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 781st in the regionBest Weather: 783rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 792nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Altan was endorsed by The Matriarchy of Danily.
  • : The Altan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Honeydewistania".
  • : The Altan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Voting Equality for Freed Inmates"".
  • : The Altan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Eco-Friendly Governments and Best Weather.
  • : The Altan was endorsed by The Republic of Galebland.
  • : The Altan was endorsed by The Commonwealth of Solanosco.
  • : The Altan voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Reducing Microplastics".
  • : The Altan was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens and the Top 10% for Nicest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, the experimental sculpture "Overtures In Dried Gray Wolf Dung" has been declared a national treasure.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, doctors prescribe videos of political debates to patients with insomnia.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 266 » Qvait, Aidenfieeld, Amerion, Tepertopia, Corgitopiaa, Marinho Islands, Bawkie, Nowa Europa, The Two Jerseys, The Solar System Scope, Blondiesland, Land Without Shrimp, Bleakfoot, Tsunamy, Holota, Si-topia, Kiasu-ism, Shuckle Empire, Treir, Erinor, Curlyhoward, Volaworand, Tsvetania, Trotkys paradise, Freavia, United Irradiated Impact Craters, Pamela And Hepatitis, Carthatska, Vardanfel, Scu Greinne, Unojo, Gidonia, Kantahania, Levistian, East Nagaland, Privatore, Yahshabbat, Unidum, Mauricean Islands, Truskawkoland, Valdutz, Sacal, Dovan Con Kabizzores, Rotenaplistan, Malonlandia, Britun, Lansinge, Kingpins, WI SD EA D, Wehraboos, and 216 others.Canmore, SteamPunk Squirrels, Ceutalia, Seythennia, North Lauchyperpsonity, Shoinkwishima, Charisma Bonus, Apartment 11F, Lugentzdort, Berlana, Transvolcanic, Euro Pacifica, New Goldman, Tughampton, Myndia, Arvan Irawer, Hakk Fiss, Rosdrikk, Indolos, Ralphburg, Idiono, 11th Infanterie-Division, Drystar, Menesynchro, Direwolf1, Isle of Glastonbury, Southern Numenor, Auphelia, Grianal, Laamiva, Blaash, Republik Hintonia, Oxyliteral, Unielvan Millorvium, Itani, Neten Land, Catsonya, Doraya, Dereistic, Fasire, Purple Hyacinth, HUElavia, Cuuldere, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, Nova Montron, Kucaland, The West Valley Mountains, Martzian, Bohenia, Isokenzar, Bear Connors Paradiso, East Mantis, Galactic Gelatin, Venethort, Aschenburg, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Weryalachiressaraxiatopia, USNE2018, Antarctic Empires, Bumblegaria, InnWorm, Brunier, Yuveska, Kafeine, Doundaly, Centristvill, Proctethia, Rebel-topia, Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories, Aoz, Xergiokia, Western Fardelshufflestein, House Ahsanul, Gonrati, Andinla, Of Cheddar, Wakandan Tribes, Bartonia Nova, Anserisa, The United Pirate Cities of Flotilla, Marstella, Nori Natto, Maerist, HORLALEK, Abyssal Phantasm, Poopisiya, Linden Oak, A leftover country, Salguod, Tioloman, Steviland, Jammlandia, Aumeltopia, Belschaft, Kroumos, Noveos, Dirkistan, Zaelith, North Kanuckistan, The Imperial Of Notsep, Transtemporal Shifts, Drew-Topia, Yavemaya, Doss Kingly, Quh, Seliyan progressive Islands, Avonhead, Maeiland, PenguinPies, Enlightened Australasia, Maximvs Tarvgvs Rex, Yeldarbsland, The United Expanse, Calistan, Lioniel, Rectionk, Banglazstrogaria, Darakin, Yeses, Pax Dracon, Amakul, St Oaks, Shefino, Monstrous Island, Sanden, Rad Asia, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Alaninia, Sthalrim, Ancient Slobovia, Farelonia, South Caleblan, South Blossom, Zolooloo, Crystal Creation, Not Austria, Pi Ttamgwa Nunmul, Lantzalot, Jehenna, Enplatia, Storalia, Seyja, Ullan, Avalonica, Soem, Lesinteil, South Western Korea, Noire Denholm, North Catimestistrianes, Yellunstryer, Sedunn, The 3rdGodKing, Markla, Zosnor, Wardoeka, Lyland, Mapico, Myness, Baltenlands, Xenianianopia, Great Scapula, Beepee, Walloonia, RestartAll, Ottawa land, Katikstan, Japanese Federal Republic, Hypersensible Crybabies, FreeFishers, Farengeto, Center Lisle, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, Page 53, Utondara, Concrete Slab, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Centia Deran, Kelle Sondians, Operahouse, Ebonhand, Los Lonley Boys, Aresten, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, LadyRebels, Eskvenn, Sandaoguo, Bichedder, Phanama, Escevola, Greater Scottdascoda, Spazzhole, Libedistan, Westenhald, Anarkiopia, New Belgrade, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, The United Australian States, Drugged up Kitties, Ipugao, Kaoia, Noimosini, JavaSiege, Dalegreen, Kiani, Daal Chawwal, Kaleidescooptopia, Rhetiaa, Wanoria, Beblahbleblo, Agletgreenia, Eastern Mekong, North Prarie, Peoples Republic of TempleLandia, Solanosco, Galebland, and Danily.

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