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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9,231stLargest Retail Industry: 10,518thLargest Insurance Industry: 13,973rd
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GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob

Population581 million

CapitalGreater Nuketown

CurrencyGruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Driki

The Two Guys Who Nuke Stuff of GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob is a huge, safe nation, renowned for its multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, irreverence towards religion, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 581 million GRHBians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greater Nuketown. The average income tax rate is 27.8%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse GRHBian economy, worth 57.3 trillion GruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Drikis a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Furniture Restoration. Average income is 98,686 GruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Drikis, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.8 times as much as the poorest.

A traveller who once stubbed a toe on an Air Brancaland flight has been offered asylum, the police are destroying all photographic evidence of their own existence, stealing from a clothesline is a serious offence, and one-stop superstores divide and conquer family businesses. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob's national animal is the goat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob is ranked 145,543rd in the world and 20th in Amalgamated Federation for Highest Drug Use, scoring 54 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9,231stLargest Retail Industry: 10,518thTop
Largest Insurance Industry: 13,973rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 14,207thMost Inclusive: 21,779thLargest Information Technology Sector: 22,260thMost Scientifically Advanced: 23,439th
Most Avoided: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the region

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