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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 843rd Most Influential: 1,306th Largest Welfare Programs: 3,798th
The Free Land of
Liberal Democratic Socialists
Thou ancient, thou free
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
All-Consuming
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Gamla Uppsala

Population7.702 billion

CapitalÄlvstad
LeaderAleksandr Klërk

Currencyäpple
AnimalKingfisher

The Free Land of Gamla Uppsala is a colossal, socially progressive nation, ruled by Aleksandr Klërk with a fair hand, and renowned for its complete lack of prisons, keen interest in outer space, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic population of 7.702 billion Gamla Uppsalans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The large, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Älvstad. The average income tax rate is 82.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Gamla Uppsalan economy, worth 894 trillion äpples a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 116,114 äpples, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

A new religious movement claims that people's souls are stored in phosphorous, the richest individuals apparently buy nothing but noodles and toilet paper, cash-strapped junkies lick rabbits for a cheap high, and every spring railroad foundations erode to reveal human remains. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gamla Uppsala's national animal is the Kingfisher, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Gamla Uppsala is ranked 156,300th in the world and 9,239th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring -12.28 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Largest Welfare Programs: 3,798thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 4,020thMost Pacifist: 4,346thBest Weather: 4,492ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 4,709thNicest Citizens: 4,768thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,833rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,871stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,369thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,766thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,106thLongest Average Lifespans: 6,227thLeast Corrupt Governments: 6,913thMost Politically Free: 7,806thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 7,886thSafest: 7,888thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,240thTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 9,152ndMost Inclusive: 9,620thMost Cultured: 9,996thSmartest Citizens: 10,205thMost Developed: 10,825thMost Secular: 11,470thHealthiest Citizens: 11,996thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,156thLowest Crime Rates: 12,257thNudest: 13,402ndLargest Governments: 14,143rdHighest Economic Output: 14,436thMost Subsidized Industry: 14,715thHighest Poor Incomes: 15,786thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,555th
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 138th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 178th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 224th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 235th in the regionMost Pacifist: 241st in the regionBest Weather: 250th in the regionMost Politically Free: 258th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 267th in the regionNicest Citizens: 272nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 283rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 297th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 303rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 355th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 356th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 368th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 374th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 400th in the regionSafest: 406th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 411th in the regionNudest: 476th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 489th in the regionMost Stationary: 492nd in the regionMost Cultured: 498th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 507th in the regionLargest Populations: 514th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 545th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 545th in the regionMost Inclusive: 561st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 572nd in the regionMost Secular: 632nd in the regionMost Developed: 636th in the regionLargest Governments: 640th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 659th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 690th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 797th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 857th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 947th in the region

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