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The Empire of Ashkan

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Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: the West Pacific

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Empire of Ashkan is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Ashkan with an even hand, and remarkable for its ubiquitous missile silos, keen interest in outer space, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 29.567 billion Ashkanians 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 relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ashkanian City. The average income tax rate is 49.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ashkanian economy, worth a remarkable 8,412 trillion Dollars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Arms Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 284,532 Dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The tax agency is feared more than serial killers and terrorists, jaywalking is punishable by public flogging, a third of Ashkanians are e-certified CEOs, and drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ashkan's national animal is the Bald Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Zazen.

Ashkan is ranked 7,951st in the world and 184th in the West Pacific for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 1,767.41 Tourists Per Hour.

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Largest Agricultural Sector: 10thLargest Black Market: 596thHighest Economic Output: 628thHighest Poor Incomes: 975thMost Secular: 1,123rdSmartest Citizens: 1,328thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,341stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,423rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,460thLargest Mining Sector: 2,084thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2,107thLargest Information Technology Sector: 2,137thTop
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Largest Populations: 2,253rdHighest Average Incomes: 2,313thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,538thMost Developed: 2,645thMost Influential: 2,955thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,990thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2,993rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,160thRudest Citizens: 3,401stMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,498thLowest Crime Rates: 3,549thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,584thFattest Citizens: 4,545thLargest Retail Industry: 4,639thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,183rdMost Efficient Economies: 5,515thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,829thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6,227thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,306thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 7,951stLargest Governments: 8,463rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8,727thMost Stationary: 8,866thTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 11,227thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,322ndLongest Average Lifespans: 14,650th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionLargest Black Market: 17th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Populations: 24th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 24th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 25th in the regionMost Secular: 30th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 33rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 36th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 38th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 50th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 55th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 58th in the regionTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 62nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 63rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 65th in the regionMost Developed: 65th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 78th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 78th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 82nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 87th in the regionRudest Citizens: 88th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 92nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 99th in the regionMost Influential: 103rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 109th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 110th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 113th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 115th in the regionMost Stationary: 128th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 140th in the regionLargest Governments: 162nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 166th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 184th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 246th in the regionMost Average: 272nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 286th in the regionTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 343rd in the region

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