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The Citizen Republic of Gawdzendia

“Forward with Purpose, Stalwart Against the Darkness”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Nipper

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The Citizen Republic of Gawdzendia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Alexander Christensen with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, pith helmet sales, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 12.592 billion Gawdzendians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Adonia City. The average income tax rate is 34.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Gawdzendian economy, worth a remarkable 3,051 trillion GZDS 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 Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Retail. 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 amazing 242,363 GZDS, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Shivering secretaries type letters under torrential downpours in open-roof offices, annual Formula One races bring the capital to a screeching halt, RPG fans reminisce fondly about when people thought they were evil and dangerous rather than geeky and socially inept, and it is mandatory to learn evolution in schools. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Gawdzendia's national animal is the White Collar Desk Possum, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Lutheranism.

Gawdzendia is ranked 24,370th in the world and 1,112th in The North Pacific for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 4,779.37 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

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Most Secular: 729thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,307thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,538thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,090thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,325thTop
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 2,603rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,800thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,205thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,286thLargest Black Market: 3,513thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3,669thHighest Average Incomes: 3,843rdHighest Economic Output: 4,741stMost Developed: 5,401stSmartest Citizens: 5,773rdRudest Citizens: 6,698thMost Efficient Economies: 7,971stLargest Retail Industry: 8,117thMost Beautiful Environments: 8,722ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,007thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,041stTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 12,400thHealthiest Citizens: 12,831stLowest Crime Rates: 12,948thLargest Governments: 13,236thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,463rdLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 15,014thMost Cultured: 15,102ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 15,220thMost Influential: 15,556thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,920thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 20,392ndMost Advanced Public Education: 20,948thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 22,549thMost Subsidized Industry: 22,745thLargest Populations: 23,019thMost Income Equality: 23,777th
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Most Secular: 40th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 76th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 89th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 91st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 97th in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 111th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 122nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 136th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 138th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 139th in the regionLargest Black Market: 142nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 169th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 183rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 329th in the regionMost Developed: 333rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 355th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 445th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 449th in the regionLargest Populations: 468th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 501st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 550th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 611th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 651st in the regionLargest Governments: 670th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 699th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 747th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 774th in the regionMost Cultured: 778th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 807th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 859th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 945th in the region

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