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The Commonwealth of Glen-Rhodes

“Concordia Parvae Res Crescunt”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Location: Pencil Sharpeners Puppet Storage

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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Glen-Rhodes was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 70

The Commonwealth of Glen-Rhodes is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Lilika Nikolopoulou with a fair hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, rampant corporate plagiarism, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 27.574 billion Rhodesians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Welfare, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Grand Port. The average income tax rate is 50.3%.

The all-consuming Rhodesian economy, worth a remarkable 3,544 trillion Glen-Rhodes Dollars a year, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Cheese Exports. Average income is an impressive 128,547 Glen-Rhodes Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.7 times as much as the poorest.

A recent political speech drew the ire of nerds everywhere after the speaker claimed that Darth Vader was Harry Potter's father, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is illegal, no one knows how to tie a reef knot, and the nation's leading climatologists are investigating animal flatulence in efforts to reduce methane emissions. Crime is totally unknown. Glen-Rhodes's national animal is the Mute Swan, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is the United Church of Rhodes.

Glen-Rhodes is ranked 78,636th in the world and 9th in Pencil Sharpeners Puppet Storage for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides, with 4.75 Rich To Poor Income Ratio.

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Largest Publishing Industry: 1,218thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,827thTop
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Largest Populations: 3,243rdMost Rebellious Youth: 3,399thHighest Economic Output: 3,705thMost Pacifist: 3,985thSmartest Citizens: 4,035thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,704thMost Cultured: 5,999thMost Compassionate Citizens: 6,042ndNicest Citizens: 6,348thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,735thLeast Corrupt Governments: 7,527thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,981stLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,982ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 8,958thHealthiest Citizens: 10,952ndMost Cheerful Citizens: 11,500thNudest: 11,816thTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 13,392ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,787thHighest Drug Use: 15,833rdMost Developed: 16,109thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,341stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 19,040thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 19,689thHighest Average Incomes: 20,207thHighest Disposable Incomes: 20,857thMost Beautiful Environments: 22,513th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Inclusive: 2nd in the regionMost Developed: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the region

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