by Max Barry

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Largest Populations: 1stMost Cheerful Citizens: 5thNicest Citizens: 10th
The Republic of
Democratic Socialists Hell
O, Wind, if Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
Civil Rights
Very Good
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Population42.832 billion

Leaderthe Winterlady


The Republic of Kyupaa is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by the Winterlady with an even hand, and remarkable for its daily referendums, restrictive gun laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, cheerful, devout population of 42.832 billion Kyupaans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The large, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ivdisha. The income tax rate is 100%.

The enormous but stagnant Kyupaan economy, worth a remarkable 1,056 trillion chalices a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Trout Farming, and Gambling. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 24,660 chalices, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Captains must wait until all rats are safe before jumping ship, guide dogs for the blind have been seen using government websites, factories place endangered birds in their rafters in pursuit of government protections, and there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Kyupaa's national animal is the porcupine, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Kyupaa is ranked 273,951st in the world and 926th in NationStates for Most Efficient Economies, scoring -1.56 on the Krugman-Greenspan Business Outlook Index.

Largest Populations: 1stMost Cheerful Citizens: 5thNicest Citizens: 10thMost Beautiful Environments: 11thBest Weather: 13thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 20thMost Pacifist: 21stMost Compassionate Citizens: 22ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 55thSafest: 77thSmartest Citizens: 86thLowest Crime Rates: 131stHighest Food Quality: 139thHealthiest Citizens: 186thMost Cultured: 270thMost Influential: 270thMost Stationary: 297thHighest Average Tax Rates: 298thMost Rebellious Youth: 298thLargest Governments: 309thLongest Average Lifespans: 312thMost Valuable International Artwork: 332ndMost Inclusive: 370thMost Devout: 951stTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 7,763rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 9,130thTop
Most Income Equality: 19,740thHighest Economic Output: 19,856th
Healthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionHighest Food Quality: 2nd in the regionMost Stationary: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 7th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionMost Devout: 9th in the regionTop
Most Income Equality: 15th in the regionTop
Most Scientifically Advanced: 73rd in the region

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