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The Majestic Empire of Branigan

“Frankie says relax!”

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

Location: The Alliance of Dictators

Regional Influence: Vassal

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The Majestic Empire of Branigan is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Supreme Emperor Vladaxz with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls, ubiquitous missile silos, and keen interest in outer space. The compassionate, cheerful population of 8.079 billion Braniganians 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 large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of San Blondie. The average income tax rate is 94.4%.

The frighteningly efficient Braniganian economy, worth a remarkable 1,608 trillion Lauras a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an impressive 199,135 Lauras, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Real power lies not in the debating room but with those who decide what is debated, the government recently donated a surfboard to an impoverished family in a landlocked region, Supreme Emperor Vladaxz's speeches are beloved by insomniacs, and giggling elementary school newspaper reporters want to know why Supreme Emperor Vladaxz is a silly poophead. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Branigan's national animal is the Pitbull, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Jediism.

Branigan is ranked 10,017th in the world and 18th in The Alliance of Dictators for Most Influential, scoring 5,475 on the Soft Power Disbursement Rating.

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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 3,224thLowest Crime Rates: 3,348thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,427thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,697thHealthiest Citizens: 3,846thMost Developed: 4,152ndHighest Food Quality: 4,559thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,580thBest Weather: 4,596thMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,615thMost Efficient Economies: 4,624thLargest Governments: 4,952ndMost Cultured: 5,364thMost Beautiful Environments: 5,411thSmartest Citizens: 5,496thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,112thMost Inclusive: 6,145thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,848thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,038thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,224thNudest: 7,396thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,526thHighest Average Incomes: 7,578thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8,053rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 8,196thLargest Information Technology Sector: 8,220thMost Corrupt Governments: 9,978thMost Influential: 10,017thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 10,431stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 10,592ndMost Advanced Public Transport: 12,006thHighest Economic Output: 12,617thMost Secular: 12,672ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 13,387thTop
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Most Pacifist: 13,996thNicest Citizens: 17,516thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 17,889thLargest Retail Industry: 18,997thMost Patriotic: 20,597thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 21,815thSafest: 21,948thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 24,496th
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Most Average: 3rd in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Pacifist: 4th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 5th in the regionNicest Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 6th in the regionMost Inclusive: 6th in the regionTop
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Best Weather: 7th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 8th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Cultured: 8th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 8th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 9th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9th in the regionMost Developed: 9th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 9th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 9th in the regionNudest: 11th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 6 » Island Zero, Spiritual Republic of Caryton, Deimosium, The Controlist Ferwerter Union, New Franshire, and Yps.