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The Imperial Empire of Ascenon

“Unyielding”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Imperial Empire of Ascenon is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Carrow with an iron fist, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 24.862 billion Ascenonians 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 juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Cadia. The average income tax rate is 78.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ascenonian economy, worth a remarkable 9,978 trillion Imperial Credits a year, is fairly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 401,344 Imperial Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Funeral directors are frequently looking at their watches during funerals, the Department of Health is snowed under by requests for crisper ciabatta and tenderer tagliatelle, the seventh son of a seventh son is fated to be a millionaire, and Loud Patriotic Music Day has been ranked the seventh best new holiday of the year. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ascenon's national animal is the Mutated Lizard-Dragon, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Infinite God Dragon.

Ascenon is ranked 2,426th in the world and 89th in The North Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 7,353.65 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Largest Black Market: 207thLargest Information Technology Sector: 324thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 394thHighest Poor Incomes: 440thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 445thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 581stHighest Economic Output: 641stHighest Average Incomes: 960thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,016thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,044thMost Influential: 1,147thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,503rdMost Developed: 2,031stMost Corrupt Governments: 2,047thMost Cultured: 2,376thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 2,426thSmartest Citizens: 2,452ndTop
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Most Patriotic: 2,832ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,891stLongest Average Lifespans: 2,998thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,176thLowest Crime Rates: 3,239thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,302ndMost Efficient Economies: 4,322ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,548thLargest Governments: 4,684thHealthiest Citizens: 4,845thLargest Mining Sector: 5,067thRudest Citizens: 5,176thHighest Food Quality: 5,188thLargest Retail Industry: 5,456thLargest Populations: 5,602ndMost Subsidized Industry: 5,718thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,277thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,936thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,679thHighest Disposable Incomes: 8,028thLargest Gambling Industry: 9,179thMost Stationary: 11,261stMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,811thMost Advanced Public Transport: 11,828thMost Secular: 11,990thMost Inclusive: 12,204thTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 17,334thLargest Welfare Programs: 18,705thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,082nd
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Largest Black Market: 6th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 16th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 16th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 17th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 18th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 37th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 37th in the regionLargest Populations: 52nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 52nd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 58th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 67th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 89th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 97th in the regionMost Developed: 110th in the regionMost Cultured: 115th in the regionMost Patriotic: 116th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 118th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 126th in the regionTop
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Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 140th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 148th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 168th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 170th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 193rd in the regionLargest Governments: 232nd in the regionMost Stationary: 235th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 237th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 245th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 252nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 254th in the regionRudest Citizens: 267th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 277th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 292nd in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 296th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 300th in the regionMost Influential: 341st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 342nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 404th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 410th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 445th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 501st in the regionMost Secular: 571st in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 707th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 770th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 814th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 874th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 920th in the region

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