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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 241stLargest Black Market: 399thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 721st
The United Republic of
Father Knows Best State
Ego? Ego sum monumentum omnibus peccatis vestris.
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Apprentice
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Heisenbee

Population14.767 billion

CapitalCaldera
LeaderJohn Adama
FaithHeisianity

CurrencyCredit
AnimalHobbie

The United Republic of Heisenbee is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by John Adama with an iron fist, and remarkable for its infamous sell-swords, triple-decker prams, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 14.767 billion Heiseans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The relatively small, corrupt government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Industry, Education, and Law & Order also on the agenda, while Environment and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Caldera. The average income tax rate is 73.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Heisean economy, worth a remarkable 5,350 trillion Credits a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Automobile Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 362,311 Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.9 times as much as the poorest.

The "temporary replacement bus service" is now a permanent fixture, politicians look weirdly alike, wealthy pranksters dump refuse on unsuspecting citizens from up high, and the Heisean delegation to the World Assembly is having a hard time convincing people that international law will "pay for itself somehow...". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Heisenbee's national animal is the Hobbie, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Heisianity.

Heisenbee is ranked 5,616th in the world and 16th in New Western Empire for Most Advanced Public Transport, scoring 4,291.4 on the Societal Mobility Rating.

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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 241stLargest Black Market: 399thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 721stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 793rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,034thLargest Mining Sector: 1,100thHighest Average Incomes: 1,116thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,474thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,507thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,733rdHighest Economic Output: 1,808thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,924thMost Efficient Economies: 2,194thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,320thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,325thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,379thMost Avoided: 2,414thTop
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Fattest Citizens: 3,161stLargest Insurance Industry: 4,145thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,243rdMost Influential: 4,395thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,588thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,622ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 4,826thLowest Crime Rates: 4,941stMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,616thMost Secular: 5,888thLargest Governments: 5,895thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,722ndLargest Retail Industry: 7,181stMost Developed: 9,850thSmartest Citizens: 10,778thRudest Citizens: 11,230thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,292ndTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 13,509thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 13,784thLongest Average Lifespans: 15,693rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 15,708thLargest Populations: 16,393rdMost Advanced Public Education: 19,144thLargest Gambling Industry: 19,885thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 22,483rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 23,975th
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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionTop
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 7th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10th in the regionLargest Populations: 10th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 10th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 11th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 11th in the regionTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 12th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 13th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14th in the regionMost Avoided: 14th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 16th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 17th in the regionFattest Citizens: 17th in the regionMost Secular: 18th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 18th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 20th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 22nd in the regionLargest Governments: 22nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 22nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 23rd in the region

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