by Max Barry

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 560thMost Influential: 1,450thMost Primitive: 7,054th
The Empire of
Democratic Socialists Hell
Peace and Justice
Civil Rights
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Very Good

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The Altan

Population792 million

LeaderJohn Philip

AnimalGray Wolf

The Empire of The Altan is a huge, cultured nation, ruled by John Philip with an even hand, and remarkable for its fear of technology, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate population of 792 million Altanians 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 Administration, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tallinn. The average income tax rate is 67.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Altanian economy, worth 47.9 trillion Altans a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Basket Weaving, Woodchip Exports, and Arms Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 60,436 Altans, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government is notorious for leaving citizens with almost nothing from their inheritance, people are bored of easy crossword puzzles, terrorist videos start by thanking their sponsors, and the government frequently panders to parents with boutique tax credits. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Altan's national animal is the Gray Wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Altan is ranked 192,767th in the world and 6,738th in the South Pacific for Fattest Citizens, with 8.46 Obesity Rate.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 560thMost Influential: 1,450thTop
Most Primitive: 7,054thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,714thTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12,679thBest Weather: 20,213thHealthiest Citizens: 20,660thLargest Welfare Programs: 22,127thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 22,199thMost Valuable International Artwork: 22,297thLongest Average Lifespans: 23,349th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 103rd in the regionMost Influential: 147th in the regionMost Primitive: 246th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 334th in the regionTop
Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 474th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 663rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 676th in the regionBest Weather: 700th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 703rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 738th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 769th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Altan's influence in The South Pacific rose from "Page" to "Squire".
  • : The Altan was endorsed by The Incorporated States of Osheiga.
  • : The Altan was endorsed by The Federation of Northern Estrian Islands.
  • : The Altan was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, the government frequently panders to parents with boutique tax credits.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, terrorist videos start by thanking their sponsors.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, people are bored of easy crossword puzzles.
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, the government is notorious for leaving citizens with almost nothing from their inheritance.
  • : The Altan was reclassified from "Inoffensive Centrist Democracy" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • : Following new legislation in The Altan, ministers browse Alright! magazine for fashion tips.


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 260 » Qvait, Aidenfieeld, Amerion, Tepertopia, Corgitopiaa, Marinho Islands, Bawkie, Nowa Europa, The Two Jerseys, The Solar System Scope, Blondiesland, Land Without Shrimp, Bleakfoot, Tsunamy, Holota, Si-topia, Kiasu-ism, Shuckle Empire, Treir, Erinor, Curlyhoward, Volaworand, Tsvetania, Trotkys paradise, Freavia, United Irradiated Impact Craters, Pamela And Hepatitis, Carthatska, Vardanfel, Scu Greinne, Unojo, Gidonia, Levistian, East Nagaland, Privatore, Yahshabbat, Unidum, Mauricean Islands, Truskawkoland, Valdutz, Sacal, Dovan Con Kabizzores, Malonlandia, Britun, Lansinge, Kingpins, WI SD EA D, Wehraboos, Canmore, SteamPunk Squirrels, and 210 others.Ceutalia, Seythennia, Shoinkwishima, Charisma Bonus, Apartment 11F, Lugentzdort, Berlana, Euro Pacifica, New Goldman, Tughampton, Myndia, Arvan Irawer, Hakk Fiss, Indolos, Ralphburg, Idiono, Drystar, Menesynchro, Direwolf1, Isle of Glastonbury, Southern Numenor, Auphelia, Grianal, Laamiva, Blaash, Republik Hintonia, Oxyliteral, Unielvan Millorvium, Itani, Neten Land, Catsonya, Doraya, Dereistic, Fasire, Purple Hyacinth, HUElavia, Cuuldere, The SpaceNeo-Goryeo Etymological Society, Nova Montron, The West Valley Mountains, Martzian, Bohenia, Isokenzar, Bear Connors Paradiso, East Mantis, Galactic Gelatin, Venethort, Aschenburg, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Weryalachiressaraxiatopia, USNE2018, Antarctic Empires, Bumblegaria, InnWorm, Brunier, Yuveska, Kafeine, Doundaly, Centristvill, Proctethia, Rebel-topia, Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories, Aoz, Xergiokia, Western Fardelshufflestein, House Ahsanul, Gonrati, Andinla, Of Cheddar, Wakandan Tribes, Bartonia Nova, Anserisa, The United Pirate Cities of Flotilla, Marstella, Nori Natto, Maerist, HORLALEK, Abyssal Phantasm, Poopisiya, Linden Oak, A leftover country, Salguod, Tioloman, Steviland, Jammlandia, Aumeltopia, Belschaft, Kroumos, Noveos, Dirkistan, Zaelith, North Kanuckistan, Transtemporal Shifts, Yavemaya, Doss Kingly, Quh, Seliyan progressive Islands, Avonhead, Maeiland, PenguinPies, Enlightened Australasia, Yeldarbsland, The United Expanse, Calistan, Lioniel, Rectionk, Banglazstrogaria, Darakin, Yeses, Pax Dracon, Amakul, St Oaks, Shefino, Monstrous Island, Sanden, Rad Asia, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Alaninia, Sthalrim, Ancient Slobovia, Farelonia, South Caleblan, South Blossom, Zolooloo, Crystal Creation, Not Austria, Pi Ttamgwa Nunmul, Lantzalot, Enplatia, Seyja, Ullan, Avalonica, Soem, Lesinteil, South Western Korea, Noire Denholm, North Catimestistrianes, Yellunstryer, Sedunn, The 3rdGodKing, Markla, Zosnor, Wardoeka, Lyland, Mapico, Myness, Baltenlands, Xenianianopia, Great Scapula, Beepee, Walloonia, RestartAll, Ottawa land, Katikstan, Hypersensible Crybabies, FreeFishers, Farengeto, Center Lisle, Turks of The Eastern Calculus, Page 53, Utondara, Concrete Slab, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Centia Deran, Operahouse, Ebonhand, Los Lonley Boys, Aresten, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, LadyRebels, Eskvenn, Sandaoguo, Phanama, Escevola, Greater Scottdascoda, Spazzhole, Libedistan, Westenhald, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, The United Australian States, Drugged up Kitties, Ipugao, Kaoia, Noimosini, JavaSiege, Kiani, Daal Chawwal, Kaleidescooptopia, Rhetiaa, Wanoria, Beblahbleblo, Agletgreenia, Eastern Mekong, Peoples Republic of TempleLandia, Solanosco, Galebland, Danily, Esfalsa, Drew Durrnil, Vicken, Nyxonia, Holy Free, The Kies, Paganan, New Sanet, The American Anarchist Empire, Anatasha, Bizzie, Northern Estrian Islands, and Osheiga.

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