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The Imperial Republic of Ariosa

“Death before dishonor”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Location: Yggdrasil

Regional Influence: Sprat

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The Imperial Republic of Ariosa is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Artiel Hesse with an even hand, and remarkable for its rum-swilling pirates, unlimited-speed roads, and multi-spousal wedding ceremonies. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 7.898 billion Ariosians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Polis. The average income tax rate is 67.6%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ariosian economy, worth a remarkable 1,684 trillion Drachmas 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, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Retail. 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 amazing 213,305 Drachmas, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

There has been a rapid increase of noise complaints over the sound of buzzing bees, hordes of gardening enthusiasts are being banished from cities nationwide, the government's economic policy can be summed up as "Abort, Retry, Fail?", and dozens of additional foreign policy specialists have been sent to the country's WA Mission. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ariosa's national animal is the Hydra, which frolics freely in the nation's sparkling oceans, and its national religion is Humanism.

Ariosa is ranked 94,652nd in the world and 75th in Yggdrasil for Largest Pizza Delivery Sector, scoring 1,682.26 on the Pepperoni Propulsion Productivity Index.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 1,695thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,037thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 3,286thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,715thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,228thLargest Black Market: 4,393rdLargest Publishing Industry: 4,474thBest Weather: 5,374thHighest Average Incomes: 6,226thSmartest Citizens: 6,351stMost Cultured: 6,579thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6,814thMost Developed: 6,971stHighest Food Quality: 7,271stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,336thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 7,995thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,131stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,308thMost Armed: 8,713thLargest Retail Industry: 8,852ndLongest Average Lifespans: 8,918thMost Patriotic: 9,952ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,381stHealthiest Citizens: 10,675thMost Corrupt Governments: 10,868thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,148thHighest Economic Output: 11,712thLowest Crime Rates: 12,018thMost Inclusive: 12,229thLargest Governments: 12,682ndTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 15,966thMost Advanced Public Education: 16,391stHighest Disposable Incomes: 16,720thMost Secular: 16,724thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 17,298thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 19,697thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,916thMost Efficient Economies: 24,474th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 10th in the regionTop
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Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 12th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 12th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 17th in the regionLargest Black Market: 17th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 18th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 19th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 20th in the regionRudest Citizens: 20th in the regionMost Armed: 20th in the region

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