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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,391stMost Influential: 3,536thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,553rd
The Democratic Republic of
Left-Leaning College State
We Endure
Influence
Sprat
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Excellent

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Shabot

Population526 million

CurrencyHickle
AnimalZebra

The Democratic Republic of Shabot is a huge, efficient nation, remarkable for its museums and concert halls, absence of drug laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 526 million Shabotians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 45.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Shabotian economy, worth 49.0 trillion Hickles a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Cheese Exports. Average income is 93,201 Hickles, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Old warplanes and tanks that break down can't be repaired since no one makes the parts anymore, the Shabotian Arts Council pays teenagers to sit through opera performances, the Shabot Enquirer offers weekly cash prizes for 'most blasphemous song, story, or cartoon', and the government has instituted 'traveller reservations' across the country. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Shabot's national animal is the Zebra, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Shabot is ranked 18,302nd in the world and 1,274th in The North Pacific for Most Valuable International Artwork, with 13.02 Bank.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,391stTop
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Most Influential: 3,536thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,553rdTop
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Best Weather: 14,040thMost Inclusive: 15,290thMost Beautiful Environments: 17,029thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 17,675thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,725thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,302ndNicest Citizens: 19,422ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 19,763rdLargest Retail Industry: 19,928thMost Compassionate Citizens: 20,176thMost Cultured: 20,355thLargest Welfare Programs: 23,865th
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 124th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 802nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 864th in the regionMost Inclusive: 902nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 915th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 918th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 947th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 953rd in the regionMost Influential: 988th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1,000th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,001st in the regionMost Cultured: 1,014th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, the government has instituted 'traveller reservations' across the country.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, the Shabot Enquirer offers weekly cash prizes for 'most blasphemous song, story, or cartoon'.
  • : Shabot endorsed The Empire of Uzbek Khan.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, the Shabotian Arts Council pays teenagers to sit through opera performances.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, old warplanes and tanks that break down can't be repaired since no one makes the parts anymore.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, cowboys often wear wolfskin jackets to the saloon.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, the new national campaign exhorts men to "Show Some Class - Don't Sit On Your Ass".
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, parents are shocked to find out that having kids costs money.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, money that should have gone to charities is instead spent on monitoring them.
  • : Following new legislation in Shabot, the Grinder at Fat Sal's Deli and Recycling Center is a national institution.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 158 » Hamerica, Republica Guilleana, Venicea, Shibutani, Zzozona, Former English Colony, Siwale, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Notyoutopia, Patrician, Territorio di Nessuno, Cretox State, Ellbonnia, Aerilia, New Lakemba, Orado, Koda-Land, Hardscrabble, Star Kingdom, Valentine Z, Kastonvia, Port Naga, Lulubellia, Yaorozu, Empy, The Tampa Bay Rays, Maratabat, Loutsland, The Rhein States, Bankowiata, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Pytong, Great Bights Mum, Guer Aike, Dreadton, Seijitsu, Corfad, Kocherian, Dar es Saalam, Ethnon, North Bratislava, Climeria, Navsland, 1 very fast endotarter, The Endless Eventide, Votak Matim, Frances Francis the First of France, Kranostav, Slyakanya, Sundred, and 108 others.Kazoo Basin, Interdimensional Zone, WeKnow, Wineclaw, Odelinor, Selfgradatude, Holy Oranz, Hewani, Kragsgale, The Iron Lions, Simone Republic, United Kahndaq, Omnistria, Blyskalia, East Akra, Svenskskit, Sunto, Galbadiana, Yellops, The Pantheons, Godwanna, Bharathvarsh, Libertania Democratica, Strongwill, Nodnarb, The Serdey Islands, Joodey, GenshinImpact, Illusia and Neverendia, Liminyj, Glurponia, Sevinland, Wisconsota, His Enduring Majesty, Darkmondoria, Andexia, Fauzjhia, Sikol, Nalver And, Holy Empire of Greater Bavaria, Yokciq Empire, Xagill, Landestian, The Republic of Free Peoples, Pallaith, Free Nation of Hong Kong, Ravendi, Mon Island, Xentherida, Heilhum Imperius, Morgul, Que Lukustinardon, Sil Dorsett, Dabarastan, Wilkshire, Runeda, A Salmon Named Harold, El Fiji Grande, Planes, Imperial Pieserged, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, Zyvetskistaahn, Healiopolis, Madjack, Muqatil, Moneyflows, Draconian Progression, Pasargad, Shadowrik, The Mazur Empire, Sachi, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Daiz, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Colfes, Super Girl, Mellby, McMasterdonia, Xipher, Moubarakistan, Chips and Guac, Pleroma Sans Romans, Barabolia, Vesteysia, Francois Isidore, Valgarda, Clan Spaniel, Zemnaya Svoboda, Maott, Greater Afroeurasia, Sanjurika, Figyjharli, Wapistan, Trumpski, Dangine, Questann, Lol2639, Kromi, Travislavania, Siforpeo, Joevala, Boston Castle, Xyrron, Aryan Homeland, BTProductions, Steampunk Ariel, Alexander the Magnus, and Uzbek Khan.

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