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Least Corrupt Governments: 4,119thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,093rdLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,355th
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The Refuge Travel Gate

Population4.794 billion

Capitalthe Travel Nexus
LeaderLieutenant Ember


The Magic Travel Runes of The Refuge Travel Gate is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Lieutenant Ember with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, daily referendums, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 4.794 billion transit staff members 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 enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of the Travel Nexus. The average income tax rate is 66.9%.

The Refugi outpost economy, worth 241 trillion planets a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Trout Farming. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 50,383 planets, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

Doctors who mutter "Oh my God" often lose their medical license, respect is something that is typically forced rather than earned in The Refuge Travel Gate, the best way to be heard in politics is to speak softly and carry a big comedy prop, and customer satisfaction with online delivery services is at an all time high. Crime is almost non-existent. The Refuge Travel Gate's national animal is the simplebot, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Zyqxuwy.

The Refuge Travel Gate is ranked 37,070th in the world and 1st in Centronia for Most Scientifically Advanced, scoring 155.56 on the Kurzweil Singularity Index.

Least Corrupt Governments: 4,119thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,093rdLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,355thMost Compassionate Citizens: 7,537thNicest Citizens: 7,607thBest Weather: 8,638thMost Inclusive: 10,187thMost Pacifist: 10,817thMost Cheerful Citizens: 10,968thMost Beautiful Environments: 11,496thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,162ndHighest Food Quality: 12,738thTop
Most Cultured: 16,712thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,338thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 24,778th

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