by Max Barry

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Nudest: 171stMost Rebellious Youth: 402ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 443rd
The Glorious Yesterday of
Left-wing Utopia
Gone but not forgotten.
Civil Rights
Very Strong
Political Freedom

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Bedford Central School

Population29.839 billion



The Glorious Yesterday of Bedford Central School is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, smutty television, and enforced nudity. The compassionate, democratic, humorless population of 29.839 billion Bedford Central Schoolers are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The large, socially-minded, outspoken government prioritizes Education, with Environment, Welfare, and Social Policy also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Law & Order aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Maxwell. The average income tax rate is 97.2%.

The very strong Bedford Central Schoolian economy, worth a remarkable 4,639 trillion chalks a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Furniture Restoration, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 155,494 chalks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Medical experts advise that those claiming to be medical experts are probably fraudsters, Leader's speeches are beloved by insomniacs, foreign policy is to avoid standing up to bullies, and Leader's told that love often manifests itself through homicidal four-lettered litanies. Crime is totally unknown. Bedford Central School's national animal is the beaver, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Bedford Central School is ranked 4,699th in the world and 9th in The Maritimes for Largest Governments, scoring 41.68 on the Bureaucratic Comprehensiveness Rating Scale Index.

Nudest: 171stMost Rebellious Youth: 402ndLeast Corrupt Governments: 443rdLargest Publishing Industry: 453rdMost Stationary: 544thMost Pacifist: 1,537thMost Cultured: 1,705thSafest: 1,851stLargest Welfare Programs: 1,980thHighest Economic Output: 2,385thTop
Smartest Citizens: 2,446thLargest Populations: 2,525thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,613thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,874thHighest Average Tax Rates: 3,077thMost Secular: 3,093rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3,300thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,360thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,434thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,451stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,629thLargest Governments: 4,699thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5,058thNicest Citizens: 5,286thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 5,733rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 6,324thMost Influential: 6,898thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,046thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,529thHealthiest Citizens: 7,699thMost Inclusive: 8,191stMost Income Equality: 9,972ndTop
Highest Average Incomes: 13,035thMost Developed: 21,589thMost Scientifically Advanced: 22,166thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 23,108th
Largest Publishing Industry: 2nd in the regionTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 3rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 4th in the region

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