Specifically, countries that already exist? The Economist measures GDPs around the world to find the countries economically equivalent to each US state. Mind blown. So where are you from now? [Via]
economy, cool, the economist, gdp, states as countries
New Zealand rules!
They should film The Hobbit in Kansas!
I agree Pete. New Zealand is mighty fine.
Another Kansite (er, for purposes of this comment thread: Kiwi!) Hi!
South Africa, eh? I like.
Though I loved my youth and education in Italy, my life in Greece is slower paced, with more parties.
Sweet Home Nigeria
take me home, country roads, to that place i belong, iraq?
Chiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiile, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain!
I am suddenly oddly okay with being from New Jersey. Now we have delicious chocolates and lots of gold.
oh dear lord, i was born in iraq. who knew? but now i am aussie?... YES!
Like most from Romania, I dearly wish I was from Sweden.
Look out for Finland, I guess.
Belgium, the heart of it all!
YEAH BELGIUM! What what GDP O-hizzle.
I was hoping to see what state I would be from but as it didn't make it on the map, still from Estonia.
Lebanese and Swedish. OMG, no wonder I'm so pretty!
I feel like most Texans will be oddly OK with being Russians.
Fascist drunks? Yep, sounds about right.
Kuwait? Not sure how I feel about this.
I re-posted this on my facebook page because I thought it was interesting. Jesus, people are FREAKING OUT left and right. Turns out I know a lot of people who HATE being associated with anything third world.
I find the itty bitty Australia hilarious. Because your largest state (Texas) fits into our largest state (Western Australia) seven times. However we have a lot less people, hence the tiny representation of our economy :P
Wait, what happened to Alaska???
Grew up in Poland, but now living in Saudi? I demand a recount!
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