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The State of Ostehaar

“Nakh drokh braha Satrehaar”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: The Western Isles

Regional Influence: Instigator

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The State of Ostehaar is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Rikard Vulf Dorias with a fair hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, compulsory military service, and infamous sell-swords. The compassionate, democratic population of 12.695 billion Osters are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Porohare. The average income tax rate is 76.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The strong Oster economy, worth 947 trillion Krotas a year, is highly specialized and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 74,607 Krotas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Members of Parliament operate under a PAYE scheme, the welfare administration's new sweeping authority has forced the poor and needy to shop from pre-approved grocery lists, factories grind to a halt every time there is an election, and the government has cut taxes in the face of widespread tax evasion. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ostehaar's national animal is the Mountain Jay, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Ostehaar is ranked 216,500th in the world and 158th in The Western Isles for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 1.38 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,983rdSafest: 5,268thBest Weather: 6,222ndMost Beautiful Environments: 6,547thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,641stMost Stationary: 6,903rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,433rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 10,330thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,806thNicest Citizens: 11,678thTop
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Most Secular: 12,149thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,817thMost Advanced Public Education: 13,384thSmartest Citizens: 13,752ndHealthiest Citizens: 15,085thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,441stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 17,941stMost Cultured: 17,969thLowest Crime Rates: 17,999thMost Pacifist: 18,539thHighest Average Tax Rates: 19,505thHighest Economic Output: 19,614thMost Inclusive: 20,464thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,838thMost Scientifically Advanced: 21,023rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 22,116thLargest Information Technology Sector: 22,358thLargest Populations: 22,561stMost Income Equality: 24,001st
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 5th in the regionTop
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Safest: 13th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 51 » Miklania, Linaviar, Vancouvia, Verdon, Xrevaro, Athara Magarat, Keomora, Corindia, Noronica, Frencin, Murab, San Montagna, Townside, Chasia, Aruia, Great-Imperialonia, Cosie, Roendavar, Shadolio, Dothrakia, Almorea, Razzgriz, Nhoor, Craiglang, Remodio, Aizcona, Segentova, Serpens Land, Thromsa, Eurania, Essena, Reathwood, Wachoviaa, Ainslie, Dormill and Stiura, Terra Nordica, Einnstadt, Domanania, Hyukai, Corsitilia, Denethoria, Osemira, Lesva, North Rukonia, The United Partitions, Nadiharu, Recherche, Kuvo, Serpoje, Weinam, and 1 other.Romsland.