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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 956thMost Influential: 1,296thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,242nd
The Federation of
Authoritarian Democracy
Lamp of the East
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Civil Rights
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Economy
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Political Freedom
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Union of the Oriental States

Population2.112 billion

CapitalHanul
LeaderPresident Han Gyeol
FaithNeo-Confucianism

CurrencyHwan
AnimalWhite Tiger

The Federation of Union of the Oriental States is a massive, safe nation, ruled by President Han Gyeol with an even hand, and notable for its public floggings, prohibition of alcohol, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 2.112 billion Orientals are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hanul. The average income tax rate is 69.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Oriental economy, worth 247 trillion Hwans a year, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 117,287 Hwans, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

Military information leaks are **REDACTED** by **REDACTED** in **REDACTED**, a fashion designer has been arrested for inciting hatred after claiming redheads couldn't pull off vermillion, doctors prescribe videos of political debates to patients with insomnia, and billions are being spent on a new island airport. 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 White Tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Neo-Confucianism.

Union of the Oriental States is ranked 145,341st in the world and 6,592nd in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 30.89 on the Rand Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 956thMost Influential: 1,296thTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,242ndMost Secular: 10,270thTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 11,597thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 11,929thMost Developed: 13,327thLowest Crime Rates: 13,393rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 13,581stMost Cultured: 13,870thMost Corrupt Governments: 15,163rdLongest Average Lifespans: 15,678thHealthiest Citizens: 16,002ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16,302ndMost Beautiful Environments: 16,397thMost Valuable International Artwork: 17,944thSmartest Citizens: 17,949thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,323rdLargest Governments: 20,508th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 305th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 419th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 458th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 523rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 557th in the regionMost Secular: 559th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 623rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 634th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 657th in the regionMost Cultured: 665th in the regionMost Developed: 708th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 816th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 832nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 835th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 848th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 908th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 950th in the regionLargest Governments: 966th in the region

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