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The Matriarchy of Gypsy Lands

“Come dance with us.”

Category: Mother Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
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Location: Gypsy Lands

Regional Influence: Contender


The Matriarchy of Gypsy Lands is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by The Gypsy Queen with an iron fist, and remarkable for its infamous sell-swords, public floggings, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 10.709 billion Gypsies are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The tiny, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Spirituality, Defense, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Tambourine. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 6.8%.

The strong Gypsy economy, worth 870 trillion silver coins a year, is led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Gambling, Arms Manufacturing, and Basket Weaving. Black market activity is notable. Average income is 81,283 silver coins, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 247,550 per year while the poor average 20,714, a ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Alcoholics are lauded as national benefactors within the halls of the Ministry of Finance, you can bet your bottom dollar that gambling will cost you an arm and a leg, cigarettes are dead-cheap, and unruly families are deliberately marooned on desert islands. Crime is a problem, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Gypsy Lands's national animal is the Werewolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Christianity.

Gypsy Lands is ranked 54,812th in the world and 12th in Gypsy Lands for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with zero valid endorsements.

Most Primitive: 676thMost Ignorant Citizens: 1,745thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,075thTop
Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 4,622ndMost Devout: 5,154thFattest Citizens: 5,593rdLargest Gambling Industry: 5,655thLargest Retail Industry: 7,313thMost Cheerful Citizens: 8,855thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 11,446thHighest Disposable Incomes: 12,157thMost Armed: 13,402ndTop
Most Cultured: 14,392ndMost Influential: 14,633rdBest Weather: 16,440thMost Beautiful Environments: 18,161stLargest Black Market: 21,383rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 24,063rdHighest Economic Output: 25,101stMost Patriotic: 25,752nd
Most Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Devout: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the region

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