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Improving Wordiness was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 157
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 123rdMost Beautiful Environments: 1,193rdBest Weather: 1,463rd
The Wootsockens of
Democratic Socialists Hell
Oh, I've got heathens aplenty right here
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Sprat
Region
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Improving Wordiness

Population14.767 billion

CapitalUppercase
LeaderWordy
FaithCant someone else do it

Currencydaily word
AnimalNaked Mole Rat

The Wootsockens of Improving Wordiness is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Wordy with an even hand, and remarkable for its public floggings, hatred of cheese, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 14.767 billion Improving Wordinessians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, socially-minded morass — prioritizes Environment, with Defense, Law & Order, and Education also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Uppercase. The average income tax rate is 96.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Improving Wordinessian economy, worth a remarkable 1,807 trillion daily words a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 122,405 daily words, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Airplane passengers have been known to stuff pillows in their jackets to get extra arm room, family isn't who you're born with but who you abandon in foreign countries, you're never too young to learn how to lie with confidence, and Occam's razor has sliced to pieces any childhood belief in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Improving Wordiness's national animal is the Naked Mole Rat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Cant someone else do it.

Improving Wordiness is ranked 274,952nd in the world and 1,404th in 10000 Islands for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring -12.96 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,273rdHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,664thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,681stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,118thNudest: 4,656thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,839thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,543rdLowest Crime Rates: 5,838thLargest Governments: 6,280thHealthiest Citizens: 6,691stMost Developed: 7,413thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,583rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,991stMost Influential: 9,288thHighest Food Quality: 9,844thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,650thHighest Economic Output: 10,996thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,199thMost Armed: 12,220thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,633rdSmartest Citizens: 13,864thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 14,769thMost Inclusive: 18,378thSafest: 20,002ndLargest Populations: 20,811thMost Cultured: 23,343rdMost Efficient Economies: 25,126thHighest Average Incomes: 25,187th
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 24th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 27th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 32nd in the regionBest Weather: 32nd in the regionNudest: 34th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 61st in the regionTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 73rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 87th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 89th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 95th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 98th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 108th in the regionLargest Governments: 110th in the regionMost Armed: 112th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 123rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 127th in the regionMost Developed: 138th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 144th in the region

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