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Most Armed: 9,296thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,871stNicest Citizens: 11,899th
The Federal Multiversal Republic of
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John Wu
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Free Republic of Hong Kong

Population1.068 billion

LeaderJohn Wu

CurrencyHong Kong dollar

The Federal Multiversal Republic of Free Republic of Hong Kong is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by John Wu with a fair hand, and notable for its daily referendums, compulsory gun ownership, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.068 billion Hong Kongers enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kowloon. The average income tax rate is 46.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Free Republic of Hong Kongian economy, worth 102 trillion Hong Kong dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 96,378 Hong Kong dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.9 times as much as the poorest.

Buses are widely regarded as the safest way to travel, if foreigners can hit a spittoon from five paces they get a free holiday to Free Republic of Hong Kong, it is illegal to distribute Girl Guide Cookies without an advanced food hygiene diploma, and John Wu has just been declared ruler of Free Republic of Hong Kong in an international press conference. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Free Republic of Hong Kong's national animal is the penguin, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans.

Free Republic of Hong Kong is ranked 85,557th in the world and 17th in Mariner Trench for Largest Gambling Industry, scoring 1,534.33 on the Kelly Criterion Productivity Index.

Most Armed: 9,296thTop
Most Compassionate Citizens: 11,871stNicest Citizens: 11,899thLargest Publishing Industry: 14,682ndMost Developed: 17,004thMost Subsidized Industry: 18,027thMost Efficient Economies: 18,449thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 21,554thMost Cheerful Citizens: 21,771stLongest Average Lifespans: 22,082nd
Most Armed: 4th in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 6th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 7th in the regionRudest Citizens: 8th in the regionNicest Citizens: 8th in the region

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