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The Commonwealth of Genlann

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Category: New York Times Democracy
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Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Commonwealth of Genlann is a gargantuan, efficient nation, remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, lack of airports, and strictly enforced bedtime. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless, devout population of 10.053 billion Genlannians enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Administration, and Spirituality. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Taprobana. The average income tax rate is 68.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Genlannian economy, worth a remarkable 3,165 trillion Pfennigs a year, is quite specialized and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Retail, Tourism, Gambling, and Basket Weaving. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 314,895 Pfennigs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

Scholars are leaving the country at an alarming rate, practising saying 'how now brown cow' is an essential part of holiday planning, sermons are regularly interrupted by businessmen taking phone calls, and visitors to Violet Rock City are stunned to learn that they must memorize the "99 Principles" before entering. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force. Genlann's national animal is the Rainbow Dash, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Pastafarianism.

Genlann is ranked 7,631st in the world and 200th in the Rejected Realms for Largest Governments, scoring 36.22 on the Bureaucratic Comprehensiveness Rating Scale Index.

Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 38thMost Primitive: 57thMost Devout: 72ndLargest Retail Industry: 77thMost Ignorant Citizens: 83rdLargest Gambling Industry: 130thBest Weather: 199thMost Subsidized Industry: 215thMost Efficient Economies: 632ndLargest Black Market: 773rdHealthiest Citizens: 876thLongest Average Lifespans: 977thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,246thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,252ndMost Corrupt Governments: 1,463rdHighest Average Incomes: 1,813thRudest Citizens: 1,967thMost Cultured: 2,175thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,300thTop
Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,634thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,671stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,995thHighest Economic Output: 4,476thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,284thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,386thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,410thLargest Governments: 7,631stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,627thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,505thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 11,189thTop
Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,519thMost Stationary: 17,136thMost Influential: 19,316th
Most Devout: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Primitive: 5th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 6th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 10th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 10th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 13th in the regionBest Weather: 14th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 26th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 29th in the regionLargest Black Market: 30th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 32nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 43rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 43rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 61st in the regionMost Cultured: 65th in the regionRudest Citizens: 69th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 71st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 71st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 72nd in the regionTop
Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 76th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 104th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 137th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 159th in the regionMost Stationary: 199th in the regionLargest Governments: 200th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 215th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 271st in the regionMost Influential: 366th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 390th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 471st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 477th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 521st in the region

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