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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,106thMost Influential: 2,315thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 2,953rd
The Incorporated States of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
From Many, One
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Below Average

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Losiste

Population1.494 billion

LeaderEmpress

CurrencyGold
Animalfalcon

The Incorporated States of Losiste is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Empress with an even hand, and remarkable for its compulsory military service, irreverence towards religion, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 1.494 billion Losisteans have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. The average income tax rate is 55.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Losistean economy, worth 207 trillion Golds a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Trout Farming, and Tourism. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 138,887 Golds, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects, trying to toast marshmallows in an electric fireplace just isn't the same, the election for Empress's office's janitor is heating up, and the mood of raunchy movies is often ruined by the sound of babies crying. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Losiste's national animal is the falcon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Losiste is ranked 18,019th in the world and 1,010th in The North Pacific for Most Developed, scoring 84.59 on the Human Development Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,106thMost Influential: 2,315thTop
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 2,953rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,095thRudest Citizens: 8,222ndLargest Retail Industry: 9,555thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,552ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,947thMost Valuable International Artwork: 12,005thTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 13,009thMost Scientifically Advanced: 14,035thMost Secular: 14,724thLargest Black Market: 14,991stHighest Average Incomes: 16,961stMost Cultured: 17,241stLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,339thMost Developed: 18,019thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 18,737thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 18,847thMost Subsidized Industry: 20,626thMost Efficient Economies: 21,270thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 23,280thHighest Disposable Incomes: 23,534thMost Beautiful Environments: 24,008th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 144th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 179th in the regionRudest Citizens: 421st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 473rd in the regionTop
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Largest Retail Industry: 513th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 542nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 648th in the regionLargest Black Market: 652nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 729th in the regionMost Armed: 741st in the regionMost Secular: 754th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 757th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 768th in the regionMost Average: 797th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 803rd in the regionMost Influential: 826th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 843rd in the regionMost Cultured: 889th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 907th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 939th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 185 » Illusia and Neverendia, Guer Aike, Jinju-Do, Aerilia, Brucklania, Lulubellia, Bankowiata, Orado, Slyakanya, The Jerichowan Country, Odelinor, Notyoutopia, Great Bights Mum, Selfgradatude, Xipher, Dreadton, Hamerica, Ethnon, El Fiji Grande, Koda-Land, Corfad, Yaorozu, Venicea, Zzozona, Pallaith, North Bratislava, Crusadam, Hardscrabble, Nodnarb, Newpromisedland, Shibutani, The Tampa Bay Rays, Mecca-Switzerland, Pytong, Seenvorland, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Interdimensional Zone, Former English Colony, Kranostav, Votak Matim, The Rhein States, Siwale, Heilhum Imperius, The Pantheons, New Lakemba, Loutsland, Empy, Cretox State, Valentine Z, Tvers, and 135 others.Imperial Pieserged, Territorio di Nessuno, Chukstik Illahi, Omnistria, Climeria, Malta Comino Gozo, Yokciq Empire, Dar es Saalam, HolyDoge, Kragsgale, Sunto, Sikol, New Michag, Draconian Progression, Yellops, Ozstan, Joodey, Barabolia, Pasargad, Sevinland, Seijitsu, East Akra, Wooloo Unitedstrtes, Wineclaw, The Democratic Kingdom Of Skaraborg, Republica Guilleana, Blyskalia, Dangine, Galbadiana, Ibarkla, Keurig Machines, 1 very fast endotarter, Sil Dorsett, Port Naga, Frances Francis the First of France, Holy Empire of Greater Bavaria, Holy Oranz, Svenskskit, Dakota Territories, The Iron Lions, Simone Republic, United Kahndaq, Star Kingdom, The Endless Eventide, Godwanna, Lemonbiscuits, Bharathvarsh, Wilkshire, Libertania Democratica, Strongwill, His Enduring Majesty, The Serdey Islands, Glurponia, Wisconsota, Xagill, Ravendi, Xentherida, Runeda, A Salmon Named Harold, Que Lukustinardon, Planes, Madjack, Super Girl, Shadowrik, The Mazur Empire, Sachi, The AnCap Pirate Utopia, Daiz, Shinjuku tokyo 0, Innocentic, McMasterdonia, Moubarakistan, Chips and Guac, RepublicCity, KhalChicken, Vesteysia, Valgarda, Clan Spaniel, Francois Isidore, Zemnaya Svoboda, Travislavania, Maott, Figyjharli, Ellbonnia, Wapistan, Folenz, Kromi, Siforpeo, Xyrron, TyGerria, Steampunk Ariel, Aryan Homeland, Tyirza, Korean-Joseon, Defense For The World Assembly, Tsandonown, Seanat, Mon Island, Libvillia, Greater Ale Permars, Ariele, Merconitonitopia, Kastonvia, Lowssen, Apollo Park, Sopernia, Nova Arcania, Bearical, Drueste, Fizban, Unshleepd, Muqatil, Aruvicion, Card Kingdom, Lionia, Sahriastan, The Calabash Protectorate, Outer Shenendoah, British-Australia, Capablanca, The Blazeland Administration, Tibus Heth, Anonim, ROM, New Celoveniortan, Nimarya, Liberum Hibernia, TheGame, Pazair, Praeceps, Zapiron, Palgo, Dabarastan, United Soviet State of North Amerika, and AmManies.

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