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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,659thMost Primitive: 4,249thMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,003rd
The Nation of
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Influence
Minnow
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Very Strong
Political Freedom
Some

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Twertis

Population2.646 billion

CapitalBormiar
LeaderBormiar
FaithCows

CurrencyGold Bars
AnimalGhost

The Nation of Twertis is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Bormiar with an even hand, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, frequent executions, and anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, humorless, devout population of 2.646 billion Twertisians 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 prioritizes Administration, although Law & Order, Industry, and Public Transport are also considered important, while Defense and Welfare aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bormiar. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 29.2%.

The very strong Twertisian economy, worth 150 trillion Gold Bars a year, is led by the Beef-Based Agriculture industry, with major contributions from Retail, Pizza Delivery, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 56,727 Gold Bars, with the richest citizens earning 5.4 times as much as the poorest.

The derisively named "Morlocks of Moria" futilely demand time in the sun, shell-shocked refugees are made to provide Immigration with lively renditions of 'Dancing Queen', justice is available only to those who can afford its price tag, and crime suspects are forced to submit to blood testing. Crime is a problem, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Twertis's national animal is the Ghost, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Cows.

Twertis is ranked 186,139th in the world and 9,468th in The North Pacific for Lowest Crime Rates, with 47.9 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,659thMost Primitive: 4,249thMost Valuable International Artwork: 5,003rdHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 5,918thFattest Citizens: 7,782ndMost Influential: 9,887thTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 12,641stMost Avoided: 14,588thLargest Retail Industry: 16,159thLargest Black Market: 17,307th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 112th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 230th in the regionMost Primitive: 258th in the regionFattest Citizens: 296th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 448th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 586th in the regionMost Avoided: 613th in the regionMost Armed: 645th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 682nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 683rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 783rd in the region

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