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The Galactic Empire of Flarbinia

“Give Me Glorious Victory Or Give Me Honorable Death”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Few
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Lazarus

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Galactic Empire of Flarbinia is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Grand Emperor Vladimir Novgorod IV with an iron fist, and remarkable for its closed borders, pith helmet sales, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 19.821 billion Flarbinians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The relatively small, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Defense, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Deroth Ungol. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 4.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Flarbinian economy, worth an astonishing 11,658 trillion Shark'towels a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Retail, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is frequent. Average income is a breathtaking 588,177 Shark'towels, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 3,494,591 per year while the poor average 45,454, a ratio of 76.9 to 1.

The dessert 'Death by Chocolate' isn't the most lethal dish on the menu, the nation's weary schoolchildren excel at sport but must count scores on their fingers, only the fast and the furious are brave enough to drive, and royals are always ready with their diamond-encrusted toilet plungers in case a royal flush doesn't work. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Flarbinia's national animal is the Hellhound, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Church Of Crulmoxius.

Flarbinia is ranked 395th in the world and 15th in Lazarus for Fattest Citizens, with 83.57 Obesity Rate.

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Most Devout: 32ndMost Corrupt Governments: 39thMost Efficient Economies: 44thHighest Disposable Incomes: 72ndMost Avoided: 72ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 126thLargest Retail Industry: 140thMost Cultured: 150thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 156thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 157thHighest Average Incomes: 162ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 164thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 184thLargest Mining Sector: 190thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 208thLargest Insurance Industry: 238thHighest Economic Output: 334thMost Scientifically Advanced: 335thLargest Gambling Industry: 349thLargest Agricultural Sector: 388thFattest Citizens: 395thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 400thLowest Crime Rates: 415thRudest Citizens: 465thMost Subsidized Industry: 480thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 568thLargest Governments: 592ndMost Armed: 643rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 988thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,361stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,371stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,695thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,948thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2,270thTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,841stLargest Black Market: 2,849thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,019thSmartest Citizens: 7,726thLargest Populations: 7,879thMost Valuable International Artwork: 10,056thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 16,335thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 16,912thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 17,953rdMost Stationary: 20,172ndMost Influential: 21,051stLargest Publishing Industry: 23,058th
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Most Cultured: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Avoided: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 10th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionFattest Citizens: 15th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 16th in the regionRudest Citizens: 16th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 16th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 17th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 17th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 19th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 22nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 25th in the regionLargest Governments: 26th in the regionMost Armed: 26th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 37th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 69th in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 79th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 80th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 91st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 128th in the regionLargest Black Market: 130th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 148th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 192nd in the regionLargest Populations: 225th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 249th in the regionMost Stationary: 331st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 362nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 372nd in the regionTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 471st in the regionMost Influential: 510th in the region

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