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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 844thMost Influential: 1,265thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1,953rd
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Goblin Gang

Population1.574 billion

LeaderLiam de Ganarg


The Commonwealth of Goblin Gang is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Liam de Ganarg with an iron fist, and remarkable for its public floggings, triple-decker prams, and ritual sacrifices. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 1.574 billion Goblin Ganglians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Arcadia. The average income tax rate is 88.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Goblin Ganglianus economy, worth 184 trillion Ooblecks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Trout Farming, and Information Technology. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 116,945 Ooblecks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The nation won three wars against Brancaland this weekend, brave curators do battle with disorganised government libraries, nations across the world are quick to praise Liam de Ganarg's good looks and intellectual prowess, and foreign students are expected to have a Kegmeister Grade Average of 36-24-36 to qualify for university. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Goblin Gang's national animal is the Lee, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Genengshigninism.

Goblin Gang is ranked 7,785th in the world and 666th in The North Pacific for Most Valuable International Artwork, with 60.27 Bank.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 844thMost Influential: 1,265thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1,953rdTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,611thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,469thMost Authoritarian: 6,868thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,181stMost Valuable International Artwork: 7,785thMost Corrupt Governments: 7,928thBest Weather: 8,380thMost Devout: 8,422ndMost Conservative: 9,182ndLowest Crime Rates: 9,444thHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,271stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10,323rdMost Beautiful Environments: 10,702ndTop
Largest Black Market: 12,903rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,904thLargest Governments: 15,062ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 15,582ndHighest Poor Incomes: 16,238thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 16,752ndMost Advanced Public Education: 17,060thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 20,469thLongest Average Lifespans: 21,028th
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 105th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 152nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 169th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 285th in the regionMost Devout: 353rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 358th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 375th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 433rd in the regionMost Conservative: 433rd in the regionTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 486th in the regionBest Weather: 487th in the regionMost Influential: 507th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 520th in the regionMost Extreme: 533rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 565th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 581st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 597th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 666th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 696th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 720th in the regionLargest Governments: 757th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 772nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 886th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 918th in the region

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