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The Constitutional Monarchy of Gecetesse

“Amor Omnia Vincit”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Thriving
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: the South Pacific

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Gecetesse

Population195 million

CurrencyVjeira
AnimalPantera gecetessensis

The Constitutional Monarchy of Gecetesse is a very large, cultured nation, notable for its ban on automobiles, compulsory military service, and absence of drug laws. The compassionate, democratic population of 195 million Gecetesseans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Healthcare. The average income tax rate is 45.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The thriving Gecetessean economy, worth 13.4 trillion Vjeiras a year, is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Cheese Exports, and Retail. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 68,497 Vjeiras, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

Citizens sell their moldy bread as homemade penicillin, Gecetessean watches are often the only thing to survive a disaster intact, politicians bribe ten-year-old geniuses to sit their aptitude tests, and passionate nomination battles are often as intense as general elections. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Gecetesse's national animal is the Pantera gecetessensis, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Gecetesse is ranked 113,399th in the world and 4,513th in the South Pacific for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry, scoring 157.71 on the Spitz-Pollish Productivity Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 265thTop
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Most Influential: 3,115thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,133rdTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 11,129thMost Pacifist: 11,521stNicest Citizens: 13,569thSafest: 14,079thMost Inclusive: 14,427thMost Compassionate Citizens: 14,884thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15,432nd
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 31st in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 216th in the regionTop
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Most Cheerful Citizens: 354th in the regionMost Influential: 360th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 400th in the regionMost Pacifist: 430th in the regionNicest Citizens: 460th in the regionMost Inclusive: 495th in the regionSafest: 523rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 529th in the regionBest Weather: 558th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 585th in the region

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 287 » Pencil Sharpeners 2, Amerion, Spearos, Aidenfieeld, Tsunamy, Qvait, Tsvetania, The Broken Gate, Aumeltopia, Erinor, Qaweritoyu, Nowa Europa, Fuso and Chunggu, Drystar, Raccd, Sal Anderro, Soem, Land Without Shrimp, The Bay, Rad Asia, Mapico, Antarctic Empires, Hjortheim, Curlyhoward, Central Swolo, Uunited Islands, Proctethia, Center Lisle, Si-topia, Blaash, Mirza, Lost And Found, The Solar System Scope, Glacian Empire, British Nations, Tamil Bhoomi, Stoniamera, Bumblegaria, Yeldarbsland, Lambdaland, Agalaesia, Nmaeda, Darakin, Nova Montron, Democratic Parndia, Gentea, The Sees, Fighting Kawi Ninja, Native Inhabitants of Antarctica, A leftover country, and 237 others.Caer Krasinet, Sanden, West Bridgeport, Westlantis, Centristvill, Saciu, Holy Chimerland, South Central Siberia, Laluna Isle, Jehenna, Linguiniland, Aguatania, Seliyan progressive Islands, Hanguk-Nippon, Bear Connors Paradiso, The Filippinas, Nordafrik Conclaves, Rabbitz, Skeldonya, The West Valley Mountains, World United, Ave Gloriana, North Catimestistrianes, Unielvan Millorvium, Pelland, Laropsa, Outer Utonixick Gollinican, Miltonville, Zosnor, Concrete Slab, Republitank, The Two Jerseys, Barabarom, Omiri, Bergenu, Sthalrim, Kiasu-ism, Isokenzar, Theorin, Eastern Nyan, Spazzhole, Myr Nyr, Luddinlande, Farengeto, Hanyen, Southern Numenor, Imperial Duck, German Hapsburg, Mechanocs, Abarri, Unidum, Three Rivia Levr, USNE2018, North Anatnom, Lincoln Village, Pax Dracon, Corgitopiaa, Kindfled, Zaelith, Jaxon, The United Expanse, Oreliana, Namat Sta, Lesinteil, St Oaks, Mantas Meow, Herbert Island, Grianal, Illinoisan, Sagada, Salguod, Avalonica, Linden Oak, Wyatonians, Cypheri, Ufask, Lichenitza, Sayet, Dereistic, Nothanksbutseriously, Mariannaland2, Walloonia, Aneas, Wese Zippopiteradgil, Utondara, Calistan, Ariankido, Lightmare, Havenfell, The Worst army of, Japanese Federal Republic, Fasire, Fetatonich, Santa Ofelia, Kovish, Great Andora, Privatore, Lakalvesoman, Bentwaters, Vincent Field, Janapuri, Volaworand, Rebel-topia, Madhonia, Bakanger, Higash, Direwolf1, Junetopia, Imperial Muli, Famarionly, Jahass, Kholdan, Noire Denholm, PenguinPies, New Briantown, Crystal Creation, Free Republic of Sonora, Raelsa, Ratoninburg, Mirutania, Ancient Slobovia, Lumpov Hasch, Potion Seller, Oslofjord, Anachronolandia, Seldon and the Psychohistorians, Oreo States, The Expanse, Jennaterra, Corolines, Mona Landia, KIROVET, Runsiya, Jornlandia, The Drakan Republic, Whimichy, Towi Lamia, Wehraboos, Marinho Islands, Floofoland, Sodor and Mann, Escevola, Cuuldere, Arychurt, Staubsaugen, Pacific Ukraine, Pays de Loire, Weldann, The Libertarian Nation of Songrandine, Substitute name, The ColdWyvernian Undead, Malkotistan, Dorev, Synnia Amety, Mustedorriti, East Sakhlin, Reptilians from the Alternate Earth, Enplatia, Negoshi, United Territories of West Afbeckistan, Kachev, Fredriecan, The Dystopian Federacy, Soviet States of Latin America, Kopashu, The 3rdGodKing, Prefesia, FreeFishers, Superioria, Marmarassi, WTP All the good names are taken, Vos Dothrak, Paranoia, Silberne Wache, Dalklo Bayer, Folkelandia, Solisemba, North Erfton, Lan Inton, North Kanuckistan, Farelonia, Somtunesia, RestartAll, Eigenina, Aurcania, Uncastania, Quiescent, Noveos, Transtemporal Shifts, The Tecorogan Federation, Nankyoku Tairiku, Benstralis, Milvands, Sedunn, Romanus Terrae, Heavenly Steppe, Galathion, Free Rad, GI-Land, Kartanistan, Contemplative Triangles, Astraee, Ostanasia, Des Nak Neers, Hanming, Samogitija, Guitoune, Angevin Britannia, Kandorith, Annie60, Hika Monith, Coldwater, Nargania, Realms of Madness, Pergamos, Empire of Bredux, Bandorion, Briteannia, Esfalsa, Qawe, Malonereich, Sajnur, Bantan, United Federated States of Omega, The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp, West Carlisten, FiHami, Nueva Alta California, Western Republic of the not Poor, A Frog Dimension, Idylce, Kiloce, Holtandred, A A A A A A A A A, Neo Tyranis, V3rmont, and Angevion.

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