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Most Valuable International Artwork: 56thLargest Gambling Industry: 618thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 871st
The Holy Kingdom of
Civil Rights Lovefest
All hail Giovanniland!
King Giovanni I
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population1.395 billion

LeaderKing Giovanni I

CurrencyGolden Orbs

The Holy Kingdom of Giovanniland is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by King Giovanni I with a fair hand, and remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.395 billion Giovannilandians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, corrupt, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Giovannistadt. The average income tax rate is 70.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Giovannilandian economy, worth 269 trillion Golden Orbs a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched black market in Information Technology, Tourism, Gambling, and Arms Manufacturing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 193,422 Golden Orbs, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.7 times as much as the poorest.

Bemused citizens are encouraged to sing foreign-language hymns of religions they have never heard of, the nation has nearly as many history museums as Giovannilandians, a cat may look at a king and a dude can look at an ass, and the nation has opened its arms to an influx of refugees. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Giovanniland's national animal is the Elephant, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Violitism.

Giovanniland is ranked 170,428th in the world and 5,416th in the West Pacific for Most Avoided, scoring 0.54 on the Kardashian Reflex Score.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 56thLargest Gambling Industry: 618thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 871stRudest Citizens: 1,341stMost Influential: 1,380thMost Politically Free: 1,549thHighest Drug Use: 1,582ndHighest Crime Rates: 1,748thTop
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 2,094thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,863rdMost Inclusive: 4,825thMost Cheerful Citizens: 6,012thMost Armed: 6,508thLargest Black Market: 6,577thLargest Retail Industry: 6,767thHighest Average Incomes: 6,921stMost Subsidized Industry: 7,143rdNudest: 7,278thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,626thMost Efficient Economies: 7,714thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,738thLargest Publishing Industry: 8,271stMost Advanced Public Education: 8,419thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,512thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 8,586thBest Weather: 8,910thTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 10,022ndMost Cultured: 10,034thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,786thNicest Citizens: 11,768thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,841stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,279thSmartest Citizens: 13,315thMost Corrupt Governments: 13,565thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,644thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 14,132ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,141stMost Scientifically Advanced: 14,311thLargest Governments: 15,121stLargest Welfare Programs: 15,419th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Free: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 10th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 12th in the regionMost Influential: 14th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 15th in the regionRudest Citizens: 33rd in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 36th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 42nd in the regionTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 76th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 79th in the regionLargest Black Market: 110th in the regionMost Armed: 114th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 124th in the regionNudest: 128th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 130th in the regionMost Inclusive: 131st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 151st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 158th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 164th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 169th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 188th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 193rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 197th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 211th in the regionMost Cultured: 211th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 215th in the regionBest Weather: 216th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 220th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 227th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 233rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 237th in the regionTop
Nicest Citizens: 293rd in the regionLargest Governments: 297th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 306th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 311th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 324th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 331st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 343rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 385th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 409th in the regionMost Developed: 414th in the region

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