Most Influential: 3,632ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,759thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,633rd
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Raffleston

Population1.715 billion

CapitalStamford City
LeaderSir Thomas Wilson

Currencypound
Animalpanther

The Republic of Raffleston is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Sir Thomas Wilson with an iron fist, and remarkable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, avant-garde cinema, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.715 billion Rafflestonians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Stamford City. The average income tax rate is 60.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Rafflestonian economy, worth 273 trillion pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 159,564 pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

The government is making attempts at curtailing the flood of spam emails with little progress, a ban on robots in disguise has transformed the entertainment industry, citizens wishing to leave the country must surrender half their wealth to the government, and Calvinball training often involves digging escape tunnels. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Raffleston's national animal is the panther, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Raffleston is ranked 19,060th in the world and 48th in Lands End for Smartest Citizens, with 64.44 quips per hour.

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Most Influential: 3,632ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,759thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 10,633rdMost Developed: 12,685thHighest Average Incomes: 13,076thLowest Crime Rates: 13,534thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 13,761stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,883rdLongest Average Lifespans: 14,067thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 14,832ndLargest Publishing Industry: 15,023rdHealthiest Citizens: 15,348thMost Cultured: 15,442ndMost Corrupt Governments: 15,607thMost Efficient Economies: 16,009thLargest Governments: 18,237thHighest Poor Incomes: 18,341stLargest Information Technology Sector: 18,792ndHighest Food Quality: 19,011thSmartest Citizens: 19,060thLargest Agricultural Sector: 19,125thLargest Retail Industry: 19,422ndLargest Welfare Programs: 20,390thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20,674thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 21,203rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 21,498thMost Subsidized Industry: 21,710thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 23,346thSafest: 23,530thMost Patriotic: 23,771stHighest Disposable Incomes: 24,497thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 25,457thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 25,769th
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Nudest: 20th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 22nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 25th in the regionMost Cultured: 25th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 26th in the region

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