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The Republic of Bergonnia

“Through unity, comes hope.”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
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Very Good

Location: New Western Atlantic

Regional Influence: Envoy


The Republic of Bergonnia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Maximus Aquila with an even hand, and renowned for its smutty television, national health service, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, democratic population of 12.636 billion Bergonnians 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bernside. The average income tax rate is 87.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Bergonnian economy, worth a remarkable 1,884 trillion Dollars a year, is dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Information Technology. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 149,157 Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Many friends and relatives of Maximus Aquila have been given ambassador jobs in tropical island nations, parents seeking custody have to write a five-thousand word analysis of their child's imaginary friend, public projects are synonymous with yawn-inducing conformity, and citizens are deployed to barren deserts to protect small territorial claims. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Bergonnia's national animal is the Bergonnian Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Bergonnia is ranked 16,213th in the world and 5th in New Western Atlantic for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 299.56 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

Best Weather: 4,465thSafest: 4,985thMost Beautiful Environments: 6,531stHealthiest Citizens: 7,360thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,664thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,754thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,165thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,338thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,473rdMost Developed: 8,508thLargest Publishing Industry: 9,579thHighest Food Quality: 9,720thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,812thMost Rebellious Youth: 10,187thLeast Corrupt Governments: 10,279thMost Advanced Public Education: 10,350thHighest Economic Output: 10,417thLargest Governments: 10,797thHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,217thSmartest Citizens: 11,348thLowest Crime Rates: 11,638thMost Inclusive: 11,728thLargest Retail Industry: 11,924thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 12,025thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 13,048thTop
Most Cultured: 14,420thHighest Average Incomes: 15,694thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,213thMost Patriotic: 17,060thMost Advanced Public Transport: 18,844thMost Secular: 21,232ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 22,358thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 23,277thMost Efficient Economies: 23,661stLargest Populations: 25,831st
Best Weather: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionHighest Food Quality: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the region

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Endorsements Received: 2 » Allishive and Victorious Wentsworth.