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The Republic of TheBornGorilla

“Hymn to Liberty”

Category: Capitalist Paradise
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Sprat

Location: The North Pacific

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TheBornGorilla

Population350 million

CapitalNicosia

CurrencyEUR
AnimalCypriot Mouflon

The Republic of TheBornGorilla is a huge, efficient nation, notable for its compulsory military service, public floggings, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 350 million TheBornGorillans are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The tiny government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nicosia. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 8.2%.

The frighteningly efficient TheBornGorillan economy, worth 35.3 trillion EURS a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Automobile Manufacturing, Retail, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 100,728 EURS, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 401,113 per year while the poor average 17,038, a ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Anniversaries of major historical events pass unnoticed, the tax agency is feared more than serial killers and terrorists, the government considers it a sacred duty to video bikini-clad beach swimmers, and a handful of megacorporations own every "craft brewery" in the nation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. TheBornGorilla's national animal is the Cypriot Mouflon, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

TheBornGorilla is ranked 69,190th in the world and 3,438th in The North Pacific for Most Valuable International Artwork, with 0.09 Bank.

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1%
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,242ndTop
5%
Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 3,568thMost Influential: 4,092ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 7,476thTop
10%
Most Cheerful Citizens: 8,893rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10,301stFattest Citizens: 11,611thRudest Citizens: 16,236thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 17,030thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 17,746th
Top
5%
Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 91st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 301st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 396th in the regionFattest Citizens: 402nd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 436th in the regionTop
10%
Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 530th in the regionRudest Citizens: 576th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 743rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 867th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : TheBornGorilla was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector.
  • : TheBornGorilla voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Arconian Empire".
  • : TheBornGorilla voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Limitation of Inhumane Weaponry".
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, a handful of megacorporations own every "craft brewery" in the nation.
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, the government considers it a sacred duty to video bikini-clad beach swimmers.
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, the tax agency is feared more than serial killers and terrorists.
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, anniversaries of major historical events pass unnoticed.
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, imitation is the sincerest form of felony.
  • : Following new legislation in TheBornGorilla, the entire entry for TheBornGorilla in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the World reads 'mostly harmless'.
  • : TheBornGorilla was endorsed by The Dominion of Nistriabar.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 144 » Aenglaland, Corfad, Alunya, Miruma, Get Away From Me, El Fiji Grande, Orado, Shibutani, McMasterdonia, Siwale, Nordic-British Union, 2 and 2 is Fish, Abject Ludicrosity, OuterGalactic Banking Clan, Yaorozu, Guer Aike, Pazair, Terban Kedah, Lungha, Imperial Joseon, Kasazzastan, Ethnon, Seenvorland, Zumlandia, Sundred, Black Templares, Dar es Saalam, Koda-Land, Napnomadia, Empy, Territorio di Nessuno, Castle Federation, U S Eh, North Bratislava, Amauri, Aratani, Shadowrik, Sockmanland, Wineclaw, Wilkshire, Jasminlandia, Loli County, Interdimensional Zone, Angshire, Fayyayid, Valentine Z, Palgo, God Leon, Glurponia, Dreadton, and 94 others.Dabarastan, Hamerica, Selfgradatude, 5 kingdoms of Britannia, Notyoutopia, The Rhein States, Fendlium, Kranostav, Valhalla123, Steampunk Ariel, Unprintable Initiator, Ravendi, Wodan, Loutsland, New Bremerton, Eri-Maqa-Ena, 1 very fast endotarter, United Kahndaq, Navigator Islands, PotatoFarmers, Merconitonitopia, Khoik, Daiz, Destructive Government Endorsing System, JesseltonTM, Pallaith, Praeceps, Serendipita Martia, Francois Isidore, Valatic Ash, Great Bights Mum, Moubarakistan, Sil Dorsett, Porlock, Kelvaros Prime, Xagill, United Anglo-America, Holy Oranz, Newpromisedland, Frances Francis the First of France, Noahs Second Country, Sunto, Zyvetskistaahn, AJTON, Dakota Territories, Vincone Cae, Universal State Formula, The Iron Lions, The Mountain Fields, Pheonisland, Woodsend, The New Communist Republic Of States, Haminkwarea, Yokciq Empire, The Stratosphere Islands, Wit Noreis, MiaryBhalzhack, The Tampa Bay Rays, The Endless Eventide, Advancia-Sizzletown, Omnistria, Methor, Gnomewatchers, Votak Matim, Runeda, SherpDaWerp in TNP, The Lancerian Empire, Crader, Clan Spaniel, Ihese, Mandexia, Reyalda, Dorito Dust, Diodone, Lybirit, Malta Comino Gozo, Underium, The World Capitalist Confederation, Plangainer, Xentherida, The Windmilluminati, Infantivore, Orven, SORT, Outer Bay, Socialist State of LAY, Antiyard, Bhigham, Novanoke, Land of the Cross, Supreme Leader Hadrian, Greifenburg, Sachi, and Nistriabar.

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