by Max Barry

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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6,306thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,456thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14,203rd
The Kingdom of
Father Knows Best State
All Nations Must rule with an Iron Fist
King Paul IV
Prefect / Centurion Of Internum Negotiis
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population3.421 billion

LeaderKing Paul IV
FaithThe King Paul IV Church

AnimalCastle crusher

The Kingdom of Goodrum is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by King Paul IV with an iron fist, and renowned for its pith helmet sales, frequent executions, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 3.421 billion Goodrumians 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order, Administration, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Curtis. The average income tax rate is 46.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Goodrumian economy, worth 359 trillion Pounds a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Automobile Manufacturing. Black market activity is notable. Average income is an impressive 105,043 Pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.1 times as much as the poorest.

Corporations cut costs by taking away safety-features on their products, dealers go from pushing drugs to pushing up daisies, everyone wants to be on the guest list for diplomatic parties, and immigrant Maxtopians are routinely sold on popular internet auction sites. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Goodrum's national animal is the Castle crusher, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is The King Paul IV Church.

Goodrum is ranked 47,574th in the world and 2nd in Hyperico for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 1,076.96 Tourists Per Hour.

Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6,306thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 12,456thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 14,203rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 15,703rdLargest Retail Industry: 16,136thLargest Agricultural Sector: 16,891stMost Secular: 17,014thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 17,406thMost Developed: 18,020thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 20,208thLargest Black Market: 21,334th
Most Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionTop
Most Secular: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 1 » Hyperico.

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