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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,163rdMost Influential: 1,486thHighest Crime Rates: 2,556th
The Free Land of
Left-Leaning College State
Forever shall Liberty shine.
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Very Good

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Population2.555 billion



The Free Land of Rydolke is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Obreive with an even hand, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and daily referendums. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, devout population of 2.555 billion Rydolkeans enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The tiny, liberal government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lydrel. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 8.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Rydolkean economy, worth 306 trillion anarchomarks a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Retail, Information Technology, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 119,816 anarchomarks, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 364,350 per year while the poor average 30,599, a ratio of 11.9 to 1.

Voting is voluntary, small patches of desolate land across the world are part of Rydolkean sovereign territory, older ladies are inundated with offers to help them cross the road, and animal liberationists receive government funding to break into animal research labs. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. Rydolke's national animal is the cobra, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Liberty.

Rydolke is ranked 17,476th in the world and 943rd in The North Pacific for Largest Basket Weaving Sector, scoring 5,655.68 on the Hickory Productivity Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,163rdMost Influential: 1,486thTop
Highest Crime Rates: 2,556thRudest Citizens: 4,198thMost Rebellious Youth: 4,256thHighest Disposable Incomes: 5,326thLeast Corrupt Governments: 5,704thLargest Retail Industry: 6,191stLargest Soda Pop Sector: 6,703rdFattest Citizens: 7,958thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,323rdMost Armed: 9,363rdTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 13,037thMost Cultured: 15,090thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15,680thMost Cheerful Citizens: 15,817thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 17,476thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 17,893rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 18,578thLargest Publishing Industry: 18,619th
Highest Crime Rates: 94th in the regionTop
Most Rebellious Youth: 153rd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 195th in the regionRudest Citizens: 225th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 277th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 295th in the regionFattest Citizens: 300th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 302nd in the regionMost Armed: 340th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 467th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 517th in the regionMost Influential: 601st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 601st in the regionMost Cultured: 721st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 723rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 745th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 752nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 893rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 933rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 943rd in the region

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