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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9,637thLargest Retail Industry: 12,372ndLargest Insurance Industry: 15,049th
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GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob

Population570 million

CapitalGreater Nuketown

CurrencyGruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Driki

The Two Liberators Clad in Red of GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob is a huge, cultured nation, notable for its smutty television, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 570 million GRHBians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greater Nuketown. The average income tax rate is 30.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse GRHBian economy, worth 54.1 trillion GruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Drikis a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Furniture Restoration. Average income is 94,905 GruffyRichard and HillbillyBobian Drikis, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Wind farms are erected on shuttered oil platforms, blind dates reemerge as a necessary evil in the quest for love, only fully-fledged members of MENSA are allowed to vote, and in pet stores nationwide goats are growing in popularity. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob's national animal is the goat, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

GruffyRichard and HillbillyBob is ranked 44,376th in the world and 9th in Amalgamated Federation for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 3,656.92 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9,637thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 12,372ndLargest Insurance Industry: 15,049thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,525thHighest Disposable Incomes: 17,851stMost Inclusive: 21,734thLargest Information Technology Sector: 22,129thMost Scientifically Advanced: 23,734th
Largest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 1 » The Age of Utopia.

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