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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 243rdMost Influential: 445thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 661st
The Morganist Empire of
Civil Rights Lovefest
Three rivers, one Queen, one Empire.
Empress Cassandria of Morganstar
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Civil Rights
Excessive
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Superb

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Greater Pittsburgh

Population6.194 billion

CapitalPittsburgh
LeaderEmpress Cassandria of Morganstar
FaithAntitheistic-Morganism

CurrencyMorgan Dollar
AnimalCrow

The Morganist Empire of Greater Pittsburgh is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Empress Cassandria of Morganstar with a fair hand, and remarkable for its public floggings, smutty television, and punitive income tax rates. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 6.194 billion Pittsburghers hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, corrupt, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pittsburgh. The average income tax rate is 84.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Pittsburghian economy, worth a remarkable 1,423 trillion Morgan Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Retail, and Trout Farming. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 229,881 Morgan Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Tuxedo rental companies are inexplicably going out of business, the government has spent days debating the merits of a petition calling for a ban on sporks, the Army mostly consists of colonial subjects, and ice-filled coffins are ominously positioned in the corner of every hospital ward. Crime is totally unknown. Greater Pittsburgh's national animal is the Crow, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Antitheistic-Morganism.

Greater Pittsburgh is ranked 12,332nd in the world and 516th in The North Pacific for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring 5,493.73 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 243rdMost Influential: 445thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 661stRudest Citizens: 1,954thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,107thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 2,922ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,084thLargest Retail Industry: 3,207thLargest Black Market: 3,512thMost Rebellious Youth: 3,557thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,854thMost Cheerful Citizens: 3,909thMost Inclusive: 4,108thHighest Average Incomes: 4,303rdMost Developed: 4,825thSmartest Citizens: 5,320thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,877thMost Efficient Economies: 5,901stMost Advanced Public Education: 6,471stLargest Governments: 6,502ndMost Subsidized Industry: 6,945thHealthiest Citizens: 8,425thNicest Citizens: 9,190thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,282ndLargest Welfare Programs: 9,704thBest Weather: 10,513thMost Secular: 10,785thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 11,539thNudest: 11,551stMost Beautiful Environments: 11,579thMost Compassionate Citizens: 11,587thHighest Economic Output: 11,590thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 11,692ndMost Corrupt Governments: 11,765thMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,329thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 12,332ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 12,412thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,395thMost Cultured: 15,031stMost Extensive Civil Rights: 16,151stHighest Drug Use: 16,834thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,647thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 20,791st
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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 31st in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 118th in the regionRudest Citizens: 129th in the regionLargest Black Market: 132nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 136th in the regionMost Influential: 138th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 168th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 183rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 184th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 189th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 192nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 194th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 208th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 256th in the regionMost Inclusive: 268th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 275th in the regionMost Developed: 294th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 308th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 317th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 327th in the regionLargest Governments: 345th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 348th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 359th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 374th in the regionNudest: 421st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 473rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 480th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 506th in the regionTop
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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 516th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 525th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 528th in the regionNicest Citizens: 531st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 556th in the regionMost Secular: 571st in the regionBest Weather: 577th in the regionMost Stationary: 577th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 623rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 644th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 668th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 687th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 755th in the regionMost Cultured: 764th in the regionLargest Populations: 858th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 859th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 886th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,006th in the region

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