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The United Kingdom of The Two Jerseys

“Deo Favente”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Few

Regional Influence: Squire

Location: the South Pacific

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The Two Jerseys

Population17.647 billion

CapitalPrinceton
LeaderHM King Louis
FaithRoman Catholicism

CurrencyCaesarean Pound
AnimalCrocodile

The United Kingdom of The Two Jerseys is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by HM King Louis with an iron fist, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, compulsory military service, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 17.647 billion Caesareans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Princeton. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 92.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Caesarean economy, worth a remarkable 2,717 trillion Caesarean Pounds a year, is quite specialized and dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Arms Manufacturing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 153,994 Caesarean Pounds, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 457,116 per year while the poor average 40,701, a ratio of 11.2 to 1.

The diplomatic corps tends to open negotiations by insulting all the foreigners in the room, park rangers struggle to deal with a rash of stolen pic-a-nic baskets, barbed wire entanglements and guard towers surround the Princeton Natural History Museum, and the alarmingly racist TV show 'Bigtopians Say the Darndest Things' is a hit. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Two Jerseys's national animal is the Crocodile, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Roman Catholicism.

The Two Jerseys is ranked 197,809th in the world and 8,033rd in the South Pacific for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -11.58 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 237thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 845thMost Influential: 1,108thMost Stationary: 1,850thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2,611thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,714thMost Cultured: 3,185thSafest: 3,332ndMost Efficient Economies: 3,430thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3,438thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,039thMost Devout: 4,256thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,273rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,729thHighest Economic Output: 4,792ndMost Subsidized Industry: 5,563rdMost Beautiful Environments: 5,664thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,016thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,083rdLargest Governments: 6,209thMost Armed: 7,250thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,130thLargest Populations: 8,411thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,268thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 12,581stMost Advanced Public Education: 12,928thMost Developed: 13,181stLargest Agricultural Sector: 14,613thSmartest Citizens: 14,861stMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,520thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,053rd
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 7th in the regionMost Stationary: 41st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 49th in the regionLargest Populations: 78th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 79th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 87th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 88th in the regionMost Cultured: 95th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 99th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 102nd in the regionSafest: 104th in the regionMost Influential: 111th in the regionMost Devout: 111th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 142nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 144th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 151st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 152nd in the regionLargest Governments: 158th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 160th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 167th in the regionMost Armed: 174th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 195th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 200th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 272nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 333rd in the regionMost Developed: 372nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 396th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 453rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 460th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 489th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 528th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 607th in the regionLargest Black Market: 799th in the region

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