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United States of Gondor

Population3.3 billion

CapitalMinas Tirith
LeaderKeeper of the Realm Aramin


The Realm of United States of Gondor is a massive, safe nation, ruled by Keeper of the Realm Aramin with a fair hand, and notable for its frequent executions, absence of drug laws, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 3.3 billion Gondorians hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Minas Tirith. The average income tax rate is 32.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Gondorian economy, worth 386 trillion Tharanis a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 117,265 Tharanis, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Elementary school students are required to master Bach's Chaconne in D before graduation, Keeper of the Realm Aramin's media campaigns take a hiatus around exam week, the acceptance of acupuncture and other alternative therapies has needled the scientific community, and the nation's atlases tend to go out of date every few weeks. Crime is totally unknown. United States of Gondor's national animal is the Pider, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Valarism.

United States of Gondor is ranked 17,591st in the world and 54th in Cape of Good Hope for Most Developed, scoring 85.81 on the Human Development Index.

Largest Publishing Industry: 3,626thMost Influential: 3,683rdRudest Citizens: 5,122ndMost Cultured: 8,735thMost Inclusive: 8,812thNicest Citizens: 9,273rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 9,382ndHighest Food Quality: 9,722ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 10,826thMost Cheerful Citizens: 11,423rdMost Rebellious Youth: 11,989thLargest Information Technology Sector: 12,754thSmartest Citizens: 12,874thLargest Retail Industry: 13,251stTop
Most Scientifically Advanced: 14,649thMost Developed: 17,591stHighest Poor Incomes: 18,600thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 21,110thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23,134thLongest Average Lifespans: 24,948thHighest Average Incomes: 27,660th
Largest Publishing Industry: 7th in the regionTop
Most Politically Free: 11th in the region

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