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“The Isle of Glastonbury”

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Location: the South Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Free Land of Isle of Glastonbury is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Federal Council of Glastonbury with a fair hand, and remarkable for its daily referendums, infamous sell-swords, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic population of 1.314 billion Glastonburyans hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The large, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Shire. The average income tax rate is 89.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Isle of Glastonburyian economy, worth 172 trillion Norfolks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 131,479 Norfolks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.6 times as much as the poorest.

The number of students attending university has reached a record high, politicians accost strangers in the street to ask their problems, manufacturers are sued for almost anything not covered in their catalogue-sized manuals, and truck drivers turn their engines off and coast whenever they're going downhill. Crime is totally unknown. Isle of Glastonbury's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is All religions are protected.

Isle of Glastonbury is ranked 7,606th in the world and 243rd in the South Pacific for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 12,227.04 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,368thTop
Most Influential: 3,174thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,569thMost Pacifist: 3,644thMost Compassionate Citizens: 3,802ndNicest Citizens: 3,982ndMost Inclusive: 4,266thBest Weather: 4,863rdHealthiest Citizens: 5,267thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,437thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,771stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,356thMost Cheerful Citizens: 7,487thSafest: 7,597thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,606thMost Developed: 7,855thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,926thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,350thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,671stHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 8,917thMost Secular: 9,279thHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,395thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,844thSmartest Citizens: 9,866thMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,780thLeast Corrupt Governments: 11,437thLargest Governments: 11,696thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,044thTop
Most Cultured: 12,359thMost Efficient Economies: 12,586thMost Subsidized Industry: 14,512thLargest Publishing Industry: 15,792ndHighest Drug Use: 18,644thHighest Poor Incomes: 18,862ndHighest Average Incomes: 19,287thMost Politically Free: 20,731stLowest Crime Rates: 22,426th
Largest Welfare Programs: 102nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 127th in the regionNicest Citizens: 137th in the regionMost Pacifist: 137th in the regionMost Inclusive: 147th in the regionBest Weather: 162nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 176th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 193rd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 196th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 218th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 225th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 242nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 243rd in the regionMost Developed: 249th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 254th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 256th in the regionSafest: 262nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 269th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 272nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 277th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 279th in the regionMost Politically Free: 284th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 297th in the regionMost Secular: 310th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 320th in the regionLargest Governments: 328th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 338th in the regionMost Cultured: 359th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 398th in the regionMost Influential: 401st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 408th in the regionTop
Least Corrupt Governments: 447th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 454th in the regionNudest: 502nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 508th in the regionRudest Citizens: 585th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 586th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 607th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 667th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 687th in the region

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