by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 214thMost Influential: 342ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 373rd
The Tri-Planetary Coalition of
Civil Rights Lovefest Nation-Hating Hippies
Towards Greatness | Ehk Ciufst Ktos | Óirauénuia-ió
Federal Council
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Population7.64 billion

Capitalthe Megalopolis
LeaderFederal Council

Currencystandardized unit

The Tri-Planetary Coalition of Glurponia is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Federal Council with a fair hand, and remarkable for its otherworldly petting zoo, infamous sell-swords, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 7.64 billion Glurpons hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of the Megalopolis. The average income tax rate is 98.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Glurpone economy, worth a remarkable 1,558 trillion standardized units a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Tourism. Average income is an amazing 204,057 standardized units, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Small children are learning a lot of new words from a teacher with Tourette Syndrome, every microwave and toaster is being disassembled and probed by inspectors, a sledgehammer and a spray can are seen as the default tools of political debate, and sex education has become an intricate maze of stick figures and complex metaphors. Crime is totally unknown. Glurponia's national animal is the tarrasque, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Homestuck.

Glurponia is ranked 219,252nd in the world and 9,948th in The North Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -613.63 on the Hayek Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 214thMost Influential: 342ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 373rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 631stMost Inclusive: 632ndMost Secular: 714thMost Pacifist: 780thMost Compassionate Citizens: 929thLeast Corrupt Governments: 934thNicest Citizens: 1,042ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,077thMost Developed: 1,177thSafest: 1,193rdLargest Welfare Programs: 1,239thBest Weather: 1,409thHealthiest Citizens: 1,410thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,444thRudest Citizens: 1,620thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,727thSmartest Citizens: 1,845thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,893rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,956thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,229thLargest Governments: 2,254thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,358thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,405thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,443rdHighest Poor Incomes: 2,588thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,778thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,885thMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,933rdMost Rebellious Youth: 3,111thMost Efficient Economies: 3,309thLowest Crime Rates: 4,665thMost Cultured: 5,488thHighest Average Incomes: 5,936thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,502ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 8,228thHighest Economic Output: 10,369thTop
Most Stationary: 13,362ndHighest Drug Use: 15,357thMost Politically Free: 18,059th
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 31st in the regionMost Secular: 38th in the regionMost Inclusive: 45th in the regionMost Pacifist: 47th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 55th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 57th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 59th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 61st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 61st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 64th in the regionNicest Citizens: 67th in the regionSafest: 71st in the regionMost Developed: 72nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 78th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 90th in the regionBest Weather: 92nd in the regionMost Influential: 99th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 99th in the regionTop
Most Beautiful Environments: 108th in the regionRudest Citizens: 108th in the regionLargest Governments: 111th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 112th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 115th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 116th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 116th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 123rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 125th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 128th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 139th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 147th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 149th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 165th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 192nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 200th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 234th in the regionMost Politically Free: 272nd in the regionMost Cultured: 276th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 277th in the regionMost Stationary: 296th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 316th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 327th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 389th in the regionTop
Nudest: 614th in the regionLargest Populations: 690th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Glurponia endorsed The People's Republic of OuterGalactic Federation of the Emu.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, sex education has become an intricate maze of stick figures and complex metaphors.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, a sledgehammer and a spray can are seen as the default tools of political debate.
  • : Glurponia was endorsed by The People's Republic of OuterGalactic Federation of the Emu.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, every microwave and toaster is being disassembled and probed by inspectors.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, small children are learning a lot of new words from a teacher with Tourette Syndrome.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, the nation's politicians are known more for the internet memes they spawn than any of their accomplishments.
  • : Glurponia voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Condemn Ever-Wandering Souls".
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, graverobbers claim they're acting within the interest of 'scientific preservation'.
  • : Following new legislation in Glurponia, construction of the Really Big Hadron Collider is underway.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 395 » El Fiji Grande, Territorio di Nessuno, Shibutani, Prydania, Destructive Government Endorsing System, The Rhein States, Yaorozu, Great Bights Mum, Pasargad, Kasazzastan, 1 very fast endotarter, Loutsland, Corfad, Ethnon, Koda-Land, Kwaj, Sil Dorsett, Notyoutopia, Omnistria, Sundred, Frances Francis the First of France, Joodey, Malta Comino Gozo, Xentherida, Napnomadia, Potatolandium, Steampunk Ariel, Wilkshire, Maott, The Bureaucratic Territories, Selfgradatude, Unsophisticate, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, Shadowrik, Trillius, Sunto, Dar es Saalam, Guer Aike, Dreadton, SORT, Pleroma Sans Romans, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Chukstik Illahi, PlanetPunk, Wineclaw, Holy Oranz, Acrabinnia, Former English Colony, Alice Gardens, Cors Evia, and 345 others.Siwale, Advancia-Sizzletown, Aetulia, Manticore utopia, Fizban, Lemonbiscuits, Walter Jackson, Cloydicia, Abiswashyo-bhumi, The Iron Lions, Ice and Tinian, North Bratislava, Blackphir, The Most Freedom Ever, Antiyard, BrightFutures, Azzarel, Zumlandia, Zokk, Esplandia, Arimbia, Valhalla123, Montarc, Daiz, Moubarakistan, Free Culture, Centromuria, Central Ryal, Humptalumpta, Dopeland420, Gilakistan, Choistan, East Supple Lund, David Davidson, Diodone, Fascist Democracy, Holy Marcus Empire, French Bananastan, Detrivania, Yukti, Ilisseia, Cinnibar, Empy, Independent Halls, Lorigia, Miamington, Necromonia, Minuda, LostLegion, United Draconia, Karazan, Marmiedon, Dicko, Felpolandia, Newpromisedland, Nordic-British Union, Revolutionary Sealand, North Armatas, Partax, Great and Glorious Martese Unionins, Srpski Novo Zelandjani, Panama Coalition, Orado, The Sinclarian Provinces, The Windmilluminati, The English Alliance, The Discipled, Novaray, Newam, Nakayo, The Austro Germanic Union, Island States of Skelldia, Solidair, Old Emporia, Phoronu, Western Vapia, United States of Americanas, Yemet, New Trisone, Vincone Cae, Virillum, Saint Alaric, United Asgardian States, Pauliestien, Wooleystan, Dylanana, Vexilia, Republic of New Atlantis, East Wushen, Phualand, United States of Medford, Viridiann, Ever dark, The AP Republic, Pradovnia, The Brunchovian Republic of Pina Colada, Wisconsota, Tarr-Nation, Haor Chall, Bearical, Zankioa, United Kahndaq, Runeda, Orenmark, New Lakemba, Seenvorland, The Tampa Bay Rays, Zeternia, New Octicarg, Pallaith, PotatoFarmers, Vernest Quill, McMasterdonia, Preble, VietAnhland, The O C, Freyford, San Gavino, Supreme Leader Hadrian, The Stratosphere Islands, Solskjar, Illderia, The Real Ram Ranch, Gnomewatchers, Kingdom Of Manaf, Clan Spaniel, Fel Imass, Leonfire, Serendipita Martia, Quentiam Viventem, Ereena, Iceland People, Kappacon, Kranostav, Zecit, Pazair, Tachycardia, Dabarastan, The Kingdom and Realm of Anubis, TJUN-ia, Rumagna, Zyvetskistaahn, Ravendi, Zixu, Fraguale Cothe, Vesuva, Jovian Knights, Iron Cladia, Interdimensional Zone, Nationeer, Altivia, Nolambur, The Greylands, Hollow Temple, Sile Maungistan, Anungu, The New Communist Republic Of States, Soviet Terran, Merconitonitopia, Vathnutum, Vloetia, The Republic of Wulfardia, Zupla, Valentine Z, Fendlium, Praeceps, Austral States of America, Eraver, Nova Arcania, Volstokn, Avemterra, Loli County, Arlens Apartment, Alamei, Fayyayid, Hamerica, Singamadri, The Sansvich, Heloonia, Rad Lads, Ivy Rekkia, States of Asra, Lucedeia, Xagill, Noahs Second Country, Dakota Territories, Godwanna, Universal State Formula, Ausnakulia, Amblegreserland, Arquadea, Yokciq Empire, Wit Noreis, MiaryBhalzhack, Hyphen, AAA Provisional Empire, Xyrron, New Jamgra, Vauquelin, Fredericksborg, Psychotic Vegans, Abonland, Khoik, Mordonerea, The Endless Eventide, Herzliyya, Conteria, Logovets, Votak Matim, KhalChicken, Memenaide, Kamohoalii, Australian Socialist Commonwealths, Olofin, The Lancerian Empire, Spades Atlantic, Prevaland, Crader, Nisastria, Aeolist, Nistriabar, Varola, Avastate, Unshleepd, Aeurithianar, Free Nation of Hong Kong, Schnuftelland, Dyrenell, The Pantheons, Korovan Isles, Westinor, Xatin, A Ordem do Caos, Alyrria, Greater New America, Ivernary, Trance Empire, The True Frog, Eywaan, Astronomical, Arizona Zervas, The Serdey Islands, Fauzjhia, Oceanialia, Greater Pittsburgh, Citrus Rutaceae, Craams Mal, Keventle, Frostcell, Sikol, Saperisole, Gautania, Batatoland Empire, Zzozona, Syracon, Termathe, Libertania Democratica, I Like Killing people, Fox Richy, Kocherian, Shinjuku tokyo 0, The Calabash Protectorate, Asoc lon, Dangine, Maynilan, Yalgora, Innocentic, Ihsan, Seanat, Simone Republic, Pizza Squared, Brucklania, Aingard, Solcius, The Unicrons, Arichia, Hopsin, Maclare, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Highton Islands, Unimaginable Doom, Madjack, New-El, Kragsgale, Principia Mathematica, Pokemanland, Xipher, Demo Troplenia, Astal Aavors, Amerian States, Sisang, Illusia and Neverendia, Buckhem, Andexia, Eastern Cous Empria, U S Eh, Democratic Republic of Kohland, Heilhum Imperius, Harjad, Draconian Progression, R libanon, Neu-Galicia, Frahnkzaden, Aerilia, Cretox State, Morover, Lulubellia, Nouvelle-Floride, Outer Shenendoah, Jestings, Chips and Guac, Glanst, Elvoreto, The Kingdom Of Wagies, Navsland, Rozarus, Cosmosplosion, Hardscrabble, Magna Banitia, A Die, Sopernia, New Volta, Boston Castle, Sakusen, Jerzykowo, Republica Guilleana, Cereskia, Tringapore, New Ecronentia, Pytong, Religioncord, Black Spears, Lubi Islands, The Peoples Republic of Kyle, Great Robertia, Dai Nippon Yamato, Bankowiata, The Clever Crow, Kazoo Basin, Arloria, The Unified Missourtama States, Intion North, Ozstan, Venicea, and OuterGalactic Federation of the Emu.

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