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The Imperial Fortress World of Empires Empire

“Sorry, we can't hear you over all these Baneblades.”

Category: Benevolent Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Excessive
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: The Alliance of Dictators

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The Imperial Fortress World of Empires Empire is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Governor-Militant Vance Stubbs with an iron fist, and notable for its frequent executions, multi-spousal wedding ceremonies, and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 11.055 billion Imperial Guardsmen enjoy great individual freedoms in everything except elections, which, where they exist at all, are populist shams for a dictatorship government that has no intention of ever giving up power.

The relatively small, corrupt, liberal, pro-business, well-organized government is dominated by the Department of Defense, although Industry and Education are also considered important, while Environment and Spirituality aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Imperial Planetary HQ. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 74.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Imperial Guard economy, worth a remarkable 5,346 trillion Thrones a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Retail, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 483,588 Thrones, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,691,518 per year while the poor average 43,466, a ratio of 61.9 to 1.

Failed genetic experiments wreak havoc as they roam the countryside, shipping canals are a bit like unimaginative cheese shops -- filled with debris, citizens complain about a burning sensation after bathing, and indigenous tribal elders can be recognised by their designer watches and expensive suits. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Empires Empire's national animal is the grox, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is the Imperial Cult.

Empires Empire is ranked 550th in the world and 9th in The Alliance of Dictators for Most Patriotic, with 107.41 flags saluted per person per day.

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Largest Soda Pop Sector: 202ndMost Armed: 223rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 284thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 337thHighest Crime Rates: 375thHighest Average Incomes: 430thMost Avoided: 470thFattest Citizens: 472ndHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 492ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 526thMost Patriotic: 550thLargest Black Market: 672ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 706thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 825thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 840thMost Efficient Economies: 929thMost Rebellious Youth: 941stLargest Retail Industry: 955thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,033rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,085thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,269thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,301stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,363rdLargest Mining Sector: 1,376thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,421stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,616thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,673rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,829thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,898thLargest Gambling Industry: 2,151stHighest Economic Output: 2,246thHighest Drug Use: 2,352ndTop
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Largest Governments: 3,147thSmartest Citizens: 3,150thMost Cultured: 3,331stHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,944thRudest Citizens: 4,260thNudest: 10,088thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,912thTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 14,762ndMost Secular: 15,269thMost Stationary: 20,641stMost Inclusive: 20,952ndMost Influential: 20,972ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 21,652ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 22,892ndMost Extreme: 24,462ndMost Pro-Market: 25,246thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 26,263rdGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 26,362nd
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Highest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 1st in the regionHighest Drug Use: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Armed: 2nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionMost Pro-Market: 3rd in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 4th in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionMost Cultured: 6th in the regionTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 7th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 7th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 7th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 7th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8th in the regionRudest Citizens: 8th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionMost Patriotic: 9th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 9th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 10th in the regionMost Extreme: 10th in the regionNudest: 11th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 11th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 12th in the region

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