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Rudest Citizens: 115thMost Scientifically Advanced: 194thMost Efficient Economies: 241st
The Technocracy United Kingdom of
Civil Rights Lovefest
Unity for Freedom
Influence
Instigator
Membro do CRJ
Region
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

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Girania

Population7.399 billion

CapitalFaenor
LeaderJohn Lupinssen VII
FaithAlphanism

CurrencyGear
AnimalWolf

The Technocracy United Kingdom of Girania is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by John Lupinssen VII with a fair hand, and notable for its unlimited-speed roads, compulsory gun ownership, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 7.399 billion Giranians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Faenor. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 20.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Giranian economy, worth a remarkable 3,155 trillion Gears a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is an amazing 426,444 Gears, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,258,637 per year while the poor average 113,624, a ratio of 11.1 to 1.

On graduation day the hats thrown in the air fly high enough to stun passing pigeons, college-level writing classes are taught by undergraduate editors of the school newspaper, business leaders commend the government for enacting an emissions reduction strategy that reduces no Giranian emissions at all, and glittering new sports stadiums adorn every city and town. Crime, especially youth-related, is a serious problem, probably because of the absence of a police force. Girania's national animal is the Wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Alphanism.

Girania is ranked 37,727th in the world and 15th in Novo Brasil for Most Pro-Market, scoring 66.44 on the Rand Index.

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Rudest Citizens: 115thMost Scientifically Advanced: 194thMost Efficient Economies: 241stLargest Information Technology Sector: 348thHighest Disposable Incomes: 446thSmartest Citizens: 458thHighest Average Incomes: 565thLargest Retail Industry: 602ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 653rdMost Armed: 760thMost Cultured: 892ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,182ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,266thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,329thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,413thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,417thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,505thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,761stLargest Governments: 1,994thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,026thTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 2,154thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,449thMost Developed: 2,491stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,589thMost Influential: 2,832ndLargest Insurance Industry: 2,949thMost Inclusive: 2,991stHighest Economic Output: 3,818thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,908thMost Secular: 5,104thLargest Black Market: 5,907thHighest Poor Incomes: 7,045thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 7,321stLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,927thLargest Gambling Industry: 8,395thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,652ndNudest: 10,128thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,536thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 11,006thLargest Mining Sector: 11,083rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11,765thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,140thHighest Drug Use: 13,628thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,986thMost Beautiful Environments: 14,857thMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,805thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,604thMost Stationary: 18,600thHighest Crime Rates: 19,024thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 20,606th
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionTop
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Most Extensive Civil Rights: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionLargest Governments: 4th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 4th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionNudest: 5th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionMost Stationary: 5th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 5th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 5th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Girania was reclassified from "Anarchy" to "Civil Rights Lovefest".
  • : Girania was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Mining Sector.
  • : Girania lodged a message on the Novo Brasil Regional Message Board.
  • : Girania was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Girania was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Girania published "Girania Medieval WIP" (Factbook: History).
  • : Girania was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.
  • : Girania's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Contender" to "Instigator".
  • : Girania published "Civilização Arsya WIP" (Factbook: History).
  • : Girania was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extensive Civil Rights.

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