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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,228th Most Influential: 3,623rd Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,884th
The Federation of
Authoritarian Democracy
Lamp of the East
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Political Freedom
Below Average

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Union of the Oriental States

Population493 million


AnimalHumpback whale

The Federation of Union of the Oriental States is a huge, cultured nation, remarkable for its state-planned economy, compulsory military service, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed population of 493 million Orientals are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hanul. The average income tax rate is 53.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Oriental economy, worth 48.8 trillion Hwans a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Retail. Average income is 98,948 Hwans, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

EULAs remind customers that "Private Mode" is a browser setting rather than a promise, court verdicts are predictable to within a hundredth of a percentage point, moonshine has made a resurgence, and 50% of adverts on children's television are for clothes made of cotton wool. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Union of the Oriental States's national animal is the Humpback whale, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Union of the Oriental States is ranked 22,427th in the world and 1,170th in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 73.12 on the Human Development Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,228thTop
Most Influential: 3,623rdTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,884thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 15,943rdMost Cultured: 16,087thMost Conservative: 16,305th
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 496th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 646th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 677th in the regionMost Cultured: 797th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 803rd in the regionMost Influential: 875th in the region

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