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Largest Black Market: 484thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 484thMost Influential: 803rd
The Ancient Uberstani Republic of
Father Knows Best State
Founded: Friday 13, June, 2008
Influence
Squire
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Ridann

Population27.148 billion

CapitalUltrapolis
Leaderthe Grand Protector
Faitha blend of state backed philosophies

CurrencyLucre
AnimalTerrestrial Raptor

The Ancient Uberstani Republic of Ridann is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by the Grand Protector with an iron fist, and notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, ubiquitous missile silos, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 27.148 billion Uberstani 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, Law & Order, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ultrapolis. The average income tax rate is 57.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Uberstani economy, worth a remarkable 7,726 trillion Lucres a year, is mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 284,605 Lucres, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.5 times as much as the poorest.

Groups of government workers are declared protected tribes if they venture too deep into the Capitol, Ridann isn't what it used to be, the nation is wading into dangerous waters, and the government-sponsored autobiography 'A the Grand Protector For All Seasons' has only been bought by the most loyal of the Grand Protector's supporters. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ridann's national animal is the Terrestrial Raptor, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is a blend of state backed philosophies.

Ridann is ranked 148,450th in the world and 5,106th in The East Pacific for Most Extreme, scoring 14.35 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Largest Black Market: 484thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 484thMost Influential: 803rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 823rdHighest Economic Output: 870thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,074thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,288thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,328thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,247thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,384thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,404thHighest Average Incomes: 2,425thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 2,535thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,887thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,314thLargest Populations: 3,337thBest Weather: 3,436thMost Efficient Economies: 4,108thHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,312thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,756thLowest Crime Rates: 4,823rdMost Advanced Public Education: 4,886thSmartest Citizens: 4,984thMost Cultured: 5,432ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,178thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,446thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,669thHealthiest Citizens: 8,928thLargest Governments: 9,268thMost Stationary: 9,720thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 11,192ndMost Secular: 12,219thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 14,754thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 15,554thMost Developed: 15,906thMost Subsidized Industry: 16,073rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23,678th
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Largest Black Market: 7th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 15th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 21st in the regionLargest Populations: 21st in the regionMost Influential: 31st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 31st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 31st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 33rd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 35th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 57th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 71st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 73rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 73rd in the regionTop
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 81st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 90th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 99th in the regionBest Weather: 108th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 110th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 112th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 122nd in the regionMost Stationary: 138th in the regionMost Cultured: 139th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 139th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 142nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 153rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 211th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 213th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 223rd in the regionLargest Governments: 259th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 267th in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 420th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 432nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 465th in the regionMost Developed: 485th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 494th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 517th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 640th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 754th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 769th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 281 » A Slanted Black Stripe, New Leganes, Propwash, Asendavia, Brotherland, Davinhia, ReeK, H-Zhena, Am Echad, Kangarawa, New Birblands, Kyrloth, Wizardonia, Bai Lung, Wiranath, Riveraland, Lorynia, Hobbesistan, Outer Verron Swicia Islands, Socialist Holy American Empire, Kagorg Bra Corna, VW53Aland, Hizuru, Mastariere, Rhealaliit, Dreamersistan, Squid Ruinosa, Republic of Berzerkistan, Tshana, Kelsyth, Talitoa, Taurora, Unger under over, Bakaworld, United China Nation, Adavan, Neruch, Bullpups, Under Upper Antartica, Roliganistan, Lanagon, Federated States of Zootron, Dragonia, Amjedia, Axdel, Impia Aghte, The Almighty Country, Our Gods, The Empire of Rijelv, Headpat Central, and 231 others.Kaigi, Trimmania, The Underwood Industrial Empire, Drunken Seal Islands, Joundia, Adioration, Enlil, The United Asian Republics, Goodnamesarerare, Imperial Akatsuki, The island of Kiria, Kilkire, BearStackof2015, Freedom Fascists, CopyCato, Abtracnt, Slonful, Slys Paws, Zang0, Grossvietnam, La xinga, Servants of Gizmo, The Soviet Space Commie Union, Firenation91, Dragons Blood, East Malaysia, Marrabuk, Tawuse, Enou, Sen Jast, The solar ottomans, Biggstonia, Monteconstance, Plazland, Iodinia, Mundiferrum, FreedomIand, Chria Deau, Nifalembria Zamingstan, Werglum, North Insomnia, Interdimensional Waifus, Narinoland, The Theocracy of Cthulhu, Rakshuland, 3 14159265358979323846264, The Militarius Imperium, Merlovich, Elejamie, Volkarai, Great Aztlatan CommonWealth, Rainbow Vests, Khvetsch, Bharatewa, The White Anderlandic Coast, Icelandic Imperium, The Three States of Fortuna, Malayku, Seri Tai Republic, Kucia, Moewland, Wanabe, Hokolokia, The New Tace, Freedomindia, Lyontisia, Rokaku, Zukchiva, New Liberitad, Arkalarius, Pekweng, Pakitsk, New Bradenia Ghost, Airrajul, Republic of New India, Barfleur, Janoobi Jazair, Ad Honorem Dei, Fellon, Ripsylvania, Trulu, Tretrid, Generousity, ReReReRepublic, Lingu, Azureano, Collective Individualism, BuciLand, Greater New Cassandra, Staynes, Merkez, Fuflix workers union, Khadah, Mays Austrian Nation, Nurmani, Technocraticofgivus, Lurolona, Noreds Thereneuthene, Sansangra, Roissyland, Wisdoms and Knowledges, Dorles, Slongs, Halaethaed Commune, A mean old man, Centrical Union, Santa Dystopia, Survivoristan, German South-East Africa, Cellar Doors, Sunsistan, Eastern Hyront Scassen, Stellar Colonies, Samaltak True, Rhothstan, Nyanhai, Concentus, Vaughti, Layngderfleethe, ArenaC, Monix, Debluu, Volinovia, Chols Worithopia, Neptunian Military Administration, Dravida India, Distro-Spartica, Coruh, Gunov, New Bobby, Oofery, Karatol-Advenra, Order of the saint Dumas, Farangia, Cyrillic Peoples, Hitaria, Modra, Norna Chitya, Forktoon, Bundes Republic Deutschland, Wakeopolis, Republoslavia, Kunstistan, The Armed Savages, Lanwa, Nevertopia, Acronis, Wallenburg, Komiker Mawrysharken, Mozembique, Yelkinam, Tassirion, Zeiberland, Sheelberite, Rabarbarys, Vogar, Ze Noobalingas, CheeseBurrito, From New World, JosheNation, Biingus, Empire of Dabiristan, Cacnesia, Hellod Immury, THE V0ID, Shavara, Zidium, United Socialist States of Amerika, Martian States of America, Hogwarts of muggles, Lorrana, Eastern Alksearia, Argentianworkslasia, North Bernia, Espeon LD, Jove Mahmo, Cakitalim, The Kulaata Islands, HondaInAPot, Zudong, Impaxia, Piranovia, Vizh, Blobon, Kazakistania, Pirnovo, Barbadians, DrEmAuR, Helenalia, Socialis nation of Sweden, Lueva, Daravon, Lakku, Solek, RumButter, Borealiko, Cisdaniria, Isahaak, Firlands, Technocratic Tagalog, United Arab Islamic, Dannemarie, Indonesia Soekarnoisme, Vessarlian, CANZUK 1, Skipnom, Personus, New Amerindia, Spiruvania, West Nagato, Roma IV, Heatherspike, Catlovenia, Khindu, Cafe Hell, Tofoon, Obridles, Blobbo, Eagas, Eumania, Zwen, Devlon, Dermsie area, Pledonia, Endertopias, Adolanta, Ultravisionary Soviets, Zukish, BetterJillTown, Sapre, and Eagle Crest.

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