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The Union of City States Nation

“Terra novum et caelum”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Good

Location: the South Pacific

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The Union of City States Nation is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by JR Ewing with an even hand, and notable for its deadly medical pandemics, unlimited-speed roads, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 15.555 billion City Staters 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 minute, corrupt government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Reading. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient City States Nationian economy, worth a remarkable 6,276 trillion Lire a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Gambling. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 403,510 Lire, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

Gift baskets often contain working nukes, a favorite "life hack" for gap year backpackers is to pretend to be homeless for government handouts, major cities run on potato batteries, and it's not only teenagers who mess around with fake IDs. Crime is pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. City States Nation's national animal is the Armadillo, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Industrialism.

City States Nation is ranked 38,729th in the world and 1,240th in the South Pacific for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 4,204.73 on the Edu-tellignceŽ Test Score.

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Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 154thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 173rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 245thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 321stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 378thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 402ndLargest Gambling Industry: 402ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 424thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 444thLargest Retail Industry: 472ndMost Avoided: 484thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 516thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 595thLargest Agricultural Sector: 656thHighest Poor Incomes: 659thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 678thLargest Mining Sector: 740thHighest Average Incomes: 757thFattest Citizens: 857thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,043rdRudest Citizens: 1,074thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,156thHighest Economic Output: 1,314thMost Cultured: 1,585thMost Influential: 1,619thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,697thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,950thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,966thTop
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,627thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,732ndSmartest Citizens: 2,734thMost Efficient Economies: 3,012thHighest Crime Rates: 3,021stMost Armed: 3,361stLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,409thLargest Black Market: 4,581stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,661stMost Stationary: 9,423rdTop
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Largest Populations: 14,828thLargest Governments: 17,836thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 18,219th
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 6th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 6th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 6th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 12th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 13th in the regionMost Avoided: 14th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 15th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 19th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 21st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 22nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 24th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 25th in the regionFattest Citizens: 27th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 28th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 28th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 37th in the regionMost Cultured: 43rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 48th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 49th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 70th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 72nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 82nd in the regionTop
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 83rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 89th in the regionMost Armed: 94th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 113th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 114th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 142nd in the regionMost Influential: 154th in the regionLargest Populations: 166th in the regionMost Stationary: 168th in the regionLargest Black Market: 172nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 190th in the regionTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 480th in the regionLargest Governments: 524th in the regionMost Average: 550th in the region

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