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The Grand Duchy of Bettisia

“We Will Wait.”

Category: Left-Leaning College State
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: Atlantis

Regional Influence: Negotiator

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The Grand Duchy of Bettisia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Rebeckah Wagnerie with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, unlimited-speed roads, and absence of drug laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 18.759 billion Bettisians enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The relatively small government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Healthcare, Industry, and Education also on the agenda, while Welfare and Spirituality aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Veedubbia. The average income tax rate is 26.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Bettisian economy, worth a remarkable 3,453 trillion Dorals a year, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Information Technology. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 184,087 Dorals, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Hundreds of sailors ride the good ship Rebeckah Wagnerie day after day, eminent domain has been abolished, referenda are banned by law and the Parliament has absolute control of the legislative process, and teddy bear James Dean (aka "the Rebel Without the Claws") helps convince kids that candy cigarettes are cool. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Bettisia's national animal is the Drunk Spotted Vampire Mouse, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is The Church of Rich Cordovian Leather.

Bettisia is ranked 1,663rd in the world and 2nd in Atlantis for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens, with 67.98 Whatever.

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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,663rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,165thMost Armed: 2,187thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2,297thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,456thTop
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Fattest Citizens: 2,673rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,714thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,721stRudest Citizens: 3,324thHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,458thHighest Economic Output: 3,827thHighest Poor Incomes: 5,745thMost Valuable International Artwork: 6,225thLargest Retail Industry: 6,360thLargest Agricultural Sector: 6,473rdMost Efficient Economies: 7,253rdLargest Mining Sector: 8,264thHighest Average Incomes: 8,453rdLargest Populations: 9,001stMost Influential: 10,391stMost Cultured: 10,486thLargest Gambling Industry: 11,047thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 12,326thLargest Black Market: 12,329thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12,590thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 14,348thLargest Governments: 15,261stSmartest Citizens: 18,663rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,811thMost Scientifically Advanced: 19,507thSafest: 20,336thMost Stationary: 21,581stMost Developed: 23,510th
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Most Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionRudest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 4th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 6th in the regionLargest Black Market: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 8th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 8th in the regionMost Cultured: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 10th in the regionLargest Governments: 11th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 2 » Madrocea and Saie.