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Gautania

Population947 million

CapitalFernweh
LeaderQueen PT Growbhora

Currencycrowns
AnimalMute swan

The Empire of Gautania is a huge, safe nation, ruled by Queen PT Growbhora with an even hand, and notable for its irreverence towards religion, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate population of 947 million Gautanians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Fernweh. The average income tax rate is 60.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The Gautanian economy, worth 37.3 trillion crowns a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Basket Weaving, and Cheese Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 39,399 crowns, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Nobody is allowed to stop the local daycare from reading Nietzsche to pre-schoolers, heavy industry must go to expensive lengths to dispose of waste, corporate lawyers are joyfully combing through the new tax code for any new loopholes for their clients, and Queen PT Growbhora has just been declared ruler of Gautania in an international press conference. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gautania's national animal is the Mute swan, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Gautania is ranked 163,748th in the world and 7,062nd in The North Pacific for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -6.32 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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