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The Free States of Gotham

Population10.536 billion

CapitalGotham City
LeaderBruce Wayne

CurrencyBottle Cap

The United States of The Free States of Gotham is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Bruce Wayne with an even hand, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, irreverence towards religion, and restrictive gun laws. The compassionate, cheerful population of 10.536 billion Free States of Gothamians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Gotham City. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Free States of Gothamian economy, worth a remarkable 2,054 trillion Bottle Caps a year, is highly specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 195,033 Bottle Caps, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Parents dread their examinations more than their children, the slowest students feel vaguely targeted by their Mendelian Inheritance coursework, social media sites go into shutdown for days at a time to censor user content, and big game hunters travel to The Free States of Gotham to try their hand at shark-shooting. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Free States of Gotham's national animal is the Bat, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

The Free States of Gotham is ranked 221,333rd in the world and 5,958th in the West Pacific for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring -17.92 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 266thLargest Welfare Programs: 443rdMost Pacifist: 505thMost Advanced Public Transport: 566thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 609thLeast Corrupt Governments: 629thSafest: 731stMost Compassionate Citizens: 746thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 769thNicest Citizens: 806thHighest Average Tax Rates: 826thMost Advanced Public Education: 839thMost Inclusive: 946thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,085thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,093rdLargest Governments: 1,151stMost Developed: 1,175thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,451stMost Cultured: 1,600thBest Weather: 1,607thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,676thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,760thHealthiest Citizens: 1,770thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,009thSmartest Citizens: 2,028thLowest Crime Rates: 2,184thTop
Most Influential: 2,250thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,056thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,122ndMost Secular: 5,278thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,014thMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,217thHighest Average Incomes: 6,752ndHighest Economic Output: 7,360thMost Stationary: 8,003rdTop
Largest Information Technology Sector: 11,848thMost Valuable International Artwork: 13,711thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 16,727thMost Efficient Economies: 17,077th
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 9th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 9th in the regionSafest: 12th in the regionMost Pacifist: 12th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 13th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 16th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 16th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 18th in the regionNicest Citizens: 19th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 21st in the regionMost Inclusive: 24th in the regionLargest Governments: 24th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 28th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 28th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 30th in the regionMost Developed: 32nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 36th in the regionBest Weather: 37th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 37th in the regionMost Cultured: 38th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 45th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 50th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 51st in the regionTop
Most Subsidized Industry: 70th in the regionMost Influential: 71st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 76th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 81st in the regionMost Stationary: 114th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 133rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 135th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 148th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 151st in the regionMost Secular: 153rd in the regionLargest Populations: 201st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 263rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 296th in the regionTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 303rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 327th in the regionNudest: 327th in the region

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