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Westwind was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 168
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 874thLargest Populations: 1,035thMost Influential: 1,214th
The Crimson Kingdom of
Capitalizt Self-Congratulatory Merchant Bankers
“Better People...Better Food...Better Beer!”
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population34.293 billion


AnimalDream Dragon

The Crimson Kingdom of Westwind is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Westwind with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, public floggings, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-working population of 34.293 billion Westwindians enjoy some of the most opulent lifestyles in the region, unless they are unemployed or working-class, in which case they are variously starving to death or crippled by easily preventable diseases.

The medium-sized, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Alexandria. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 40.8%.

The all-consuming Westwindian economy, worth a remarkable 2,394 trillion Equiliants a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Soda Sales, Pizza Delivery, and Automobile Manufacturing. Average income is 69,838 Equiliants, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 211,684 per year while the poor average 17,918, a ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Future leaders of Westwind regularly dismiss pressing political issues when available options don't conform to their worldview, the government's suicide hotline now redirects callers to local tax lawyers, the Westwindian delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...", and the government terminates employment with extreme prejudice. Crime is totally unknown. Westwind's national animal is the Dream Dragon, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Westwind is ranked 175,155th in the world and 5,127th in the West Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -7.56 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 874thLargest Populations: 1,035thMost Influential: 1,214thTop
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 2,337thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,281stHighest Economic Output: 5,828thFattest Citizens: 6,340thTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 10,609thMost Beautiful Environments: 12,505thBest Weather: 13,254thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,531stMost Rebellious Youth: 17,777thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,310thMost Advanced Public Education: 20,410th
Largest Populations: 10th in the regionMost Influential: 14th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 48th in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 96th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 106th in the regionFattest Citizens: 132nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 254th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 279th in the regionTop
Best Weather: 311th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 344th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 375th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 395th in the regionMost Stationary: 399th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 417th in the regionLargest Black Market: 436th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 455th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 532nd in the regionMost Cultured: 563rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 592nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 200 » The Holy Principality of Saint Mark, Dalimbar, Fujai, Kittenlicious, Greg Tucker, New Democratic Republic of Russia, Denieria, The Undivided, Wickedly evil people, Zogradia, Pandaland III, Shaktirajya, Liberillia, DiscGolfLand, The United Republic of Westend, Glorious Existence, Kisovec, Common Good, Oronia, Condonohia, Oometz, Archonina, New Belia, Greynne, Ferroia, Lynier, Numpties, Mathematania, The Free States of Gotham, Mirchusko, Maria, Acropylae, Gryphonian Alliance, BIteland, Bhang Bhang Duc, Barcocoland, Torkvale, Coung Komands, Wyndward, Bran Astor, The Anclave, Papercuts and Skittles, WyEast, Champaign, Avadon, Thyrall, Nedtherland, The Father-Land, Futuo, Constantinopolisia, and 150 others.New Puruni, Grandi Fiori, Cryland, Twisted Duality, Dreamers for Hope, Meedvheyt, Divina Patriae, Marshalia, Comia Noracon, Psikuta, Mercia Regnum, Holmani, Atopias, Escapitania, Ellcrys, Typhania, Tropical Isles, Crazy Waters, Loegries, The united federation of vooperia, Sensorland, The Unified Missourtama States, Leukogeras, Orcatortugs, Nevafornia, Great Sheriffdom, Viperina, United States of Northern America, WaffenBrightonburg, Fumafuma, Pastern, Recuecn, The Grandest Empire, Ingentis Novus, Atheist States of Philippines, Bonelandia, 3kruimels, Big Bad Badger, Pandaland II, Xupqeu, The Fourth Redoubt, Svanland, Dankinsted, The Technocratic Ideas, Saint Philip and Laurence, Paschalia, Arnic, Akshireuya, Euarsia, Fielure, Refugeeria, Gastenburg, The divisive isolationists, Quevilis, Rineia, Moriari, Cro Magnon, Fuentana, San Mazer, Iriso, Resurgence City, Libterraria, Myr Tariniel, Surroosia, Q The Almighty, Gracelantia, Scationtanland, The Northeastern Confederation, RH Club, E002, Zollipsia, Einherfell, Pi Island, SBAHJlandia, Eiriann, Nieubasria, Arracrania, Av Libertas Vindex, Toropikaru, Mediobogdum, The Antarctic Empires, Shirwan, IndyCar Racing, Arvladma, Eskaton, New Caterse, C he Vuera, Eienn, United Auroran Republic, Plankstein, Parinan, Pepinooo, Hiems, Reklim, Troodan, Calingfara, Estriacea, Slawin Hall, Desirania, Durtoss, Anuubis, Saransh, Najwanxus, Ahssn, Cumidava, Inner Paniumati, Fhaengshia, Sirulinuck, Eleftherios venizelos, Carvell, Volkason, Zoran, Valocke, Hmmalma, Avystan, Sniper Slayers, Fallen Iron Duke, Atlasan, Thacountry, The Eastern Pennsylvanian State, San Diego Islands, New Geran, Purcheah, Desmosthenes and Burke, Triestine, Winter Aura, Critterland, The United Tribes of Bantai, Biko Heljamge, New Velka, United Adaikes, Irador, Rivello, Shaqolandia, Bova Ptaltand, Bodusse, Granducato Toscana, Matism, Professor Thomas, Dank Content, The Citizens of Victoria, Robbinston, Santos-Dominius, Thevinia, Emark, Sibariland, Dunaffer, Giovanniland, Bobki, and Hertfordshire and Jammbo.

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