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Population2.474 billion

LeaderGosh Uart
FaithRoman Catholicism

CurrencyGufand Peso
AnimalGufand Wolf

The Federal Republic of Gufand is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Gosh Uart with an even hand, and remarkable for its frequent executions, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The quiet, industrious population of 2.474 billion Gufands 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 large government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Uruce. The average income tax rate is 50.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The thriving Gufand economy, worth 140 trillion Gufand Pesos a year, is quite specialized and led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Automobile Manufacturing, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 56,924 Gufand Pesos, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Roman Catholicism has been named as Gufand's national religion, citizens often pray for divine guidance in supermarkets, indigenous tribal elders can be recognised by their designer watches and expensive suits, and worried-looking neonatal nurses are being deployed in place of SWAT teams during dangerous drug busts. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gufand's national animal is the Gufand Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Roman Catholicism.

Gufand is ranked 77,220th in the world and 103rd in The Free Nations Region for Most Primitive, scoring -5.48 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

Most Influential: 1,655thTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,020thTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 22,183rdMost Average: 22,377th
Most Average: 7th in the regionMost Influential: 8th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 19th in the region

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