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Largest Publishing Industry: 8thMost Rebellious Youth: 9thMost Cheerful Citizens: 12th
The Nihilist Hippy Commune of
Left-wing Utopia Utopia
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Population37.991 billion

LeaderPrime Minister Roger Waters

Currencylove bead
Animalfar out Pink Dragon

The Nihilist Hippy Commune of Ummagumma is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Prime Minister Roger Waters with a fair hand, and renowned for its smutty television, anti-smoking policies, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 37.991 billion Ummagummen are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The medium-sized, socially-minded, outspoken government prioritizes Education, although Environment, Industry, and Welfare are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bonny. The average income tax rate is 95.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Ummagumman economy, worth a remarkable 9,170 trillion love beads a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 241,387 love beads, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Burning twigs to keep warm while lost in the wild is now a felony, RPG fans reminisce fondly about when people thought they were evil and dangerous rather than geeky and socially inept, funerals are often rudely interrupted by juggling clowns shouting for volunteers from the audience, and people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, probably because of the absence of a police force. Ummagumma's national animal is the far out Pink Dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is love.

Ummagumma is ranked 180,519th in the world and 65th in Wysteria for Most Average, scoring 28.37 on the Average Standardized Normality Scale.

Largest Publishing Industry: 8thMost Rebellious Youth: 9thMost Cheerful Citizens: 12thNicest Citizens: 20thBest Weather: 27thMost Compassionate Citizens: 30thLargest Populations: 32ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 35thLeast Corrupt Governments: 49thHealthiest Citizens: 66thMost Pacifist: 78thHighest Crime Rates: 101stMost Beautiful Environments: 141stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 191stMost Developed: 204thSmartest Citizens: 217thLongest Average Lifespans: 226thMost Armed: 300thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 306thHighest Economic Output: 512thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,668thTop
Most Influential: 2,642ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,876thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,065thLargest Governments: 3,070thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,075thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,200thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,403rdHighest Average Incomes: 3,775thMost Cultured: 3,816thMost Inclusive: 4,225thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,391stHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,750thMost Efficient Economies: 5,822ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,683rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,803rdMost Subsidized Industry: 7,077thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,262ndMost Stationary: 9,318thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,548thTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 17,982ndNudest: 18,514thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 21,008th
Healthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 2nd in the regionBest Weather: 2nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 5th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 5th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5th in the regionMost Pacifist: 5th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 7th in the regionMost Inclusive: 8th in the region

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