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Most Valuable International Artwork: 224thHighest Drug Use: 1,318thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,999th
The État ŕ la Mode of
Left-Leaning College State
The future is bulletproof, the aftermath is secondary!
Geraldine O'Leary
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population3.913 billion

LeaderGeraldine O'Leary
FaithThe Cult of Godsinia

CurrencyPretty Rock
AnimalCutibacterium Acnes

The État ŕ la Mode of Millenhaal is a massive, genial nation, ruled by Geraldine O'Leary with a fair hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, free-roaming dinosaurs, and parental licensing program. The compassionate, democratic population of 3.913 billion Millenhaalers enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The large, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Drobbleton-Jankbury-on-the-Cottlewank. The average income tax rate is 84.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Millenhaals economy, worth 461 trillion Pretty Rocks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is fairly diversified, is led by the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 117,818 Pretty Rocks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Bemused citizens are encouraged to sing foreign-language hymns of religions they have never heard of, Max Barry is this year's Miss Millenhaal, firebombing politicians' offices has become a common way of expressing dissatisfaction, and the Drobbleton-Jankbury-on-the-Cottlewank Film Festival recently voted 'Millenhaaler Getting Hit By Football' as best film. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Millenhaal's national animal is the Cutibacterium Acnes, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is The Cult of Godsinia.

Millenhaal is ranked 16,572nd in the world and 971st in Balder for Most Subsidized Industry, scoring 7,190.07 on the Gilded Widget Scale.

Most Valuable International Artwork: 224thHighest Drug Use: 1,318thTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,999thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4,513thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,211thMost Inclusive: 6,563rdLargest Welfare Programs: 6,630thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,806thNicest Citizens: 8,704thMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,891stHighest Food Quality: 9,161stMost Cultured: 9,310thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,444thMost Cheerful Citizens: 9,722ndMost Pacifist: 11,005thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,262ndMost Developed: 12,637thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,668thTop
Smartest Citizens: 14,932ndMost Subsidized Industry: 16,572ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,921stLargest Governments: 18,253rdHighest Poor Incomes: 19,030thLongest Average Lifespans: 20,901stMost Efficient Economies: 22,130thLargest Retail Industry: 22,321stMost Scientifically Advanced: 23,067th
Most Valuable International Artwork: 4th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 40th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Civil Rights: 205th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 216th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 223rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 311th in the regionMost Inclusive: 311th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 320th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 342nd in the regionNicest Citizens: 474th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 477th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 479th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 519th in the regionMost Cultured: 520th in the regionTop
Most Cheerful Citizens: 541st in the regionMost Influential: 623rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 624th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 636th in the regionMost Developed: 689th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 777th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 821st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 971st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,017th in the region

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