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The Patriarchy of Japhetia

“God shall enlarge Japheth's NationStates”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: Psychotic Dictatorships

Regional Influence: Vassal

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The Patriarchy of Japhetia is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Perseus with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, ubiquitous missile silos, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.94 billion Japhetians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Industry, Education, and Law & Order also on the agenda, while Social Policy and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Alba. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 13.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Japhetian economy, worth a remarkable 1,706 trillion Japhetian Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Retail. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 287,267 Japhetian Dollars, with the richest citizens earning 7.5 times as much as the poorest.

Citizens select which government department gets their income tax Japhetian Dollars each year, beating enemies to death with a baseball bat is legal if done within nine innings, libraries are now installed with jacuzzis and mini-bars, and a historic rise in the minimum wage has crushed the economy with inflation. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Japhetia's national animal is the Eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Christianity and Japhetic Paganism.

Japhetia is ranked 10,185th in the world and 20th in Psychotic Dictatorships for Highest Economic Output, with 1,706 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Most Devout: 231stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 367thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 410thMost Armed: 736thHighest Disposable Incomes: 1,008thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,309thMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,915thMost Cultured: 2,160thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2,281stHighest Average Incomes: 2,379thTop
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 2,500thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,506thLargest Retail Industry: 2,836thRudest Citizens: 3,185thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,420thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,579thLargest Black Market: 4,604thMost Efficient Economies: 4,649thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,272ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,122ndMost Avoided: 6,129thLargest Mining Sector: 6,953rdLargest Gambling Industry: 8,346thLargest Governments: 10,140thHighest Economic Output: 10,185thMost Conservative: 11,492ndTop
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Smartest Citizens: 12,135thHighest Poor Incomes: 12,752ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 13,150thMost Developed: 13,825thMost Subsidized Industry: 15,266thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 15,719thLongest Average Lifespans: 17,571stLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 18,621stMost Authoritarian: 20,783rdHealthiest Citizens: 23,327th
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Largest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Armed: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 3rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 5th in the regionTop
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Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8th in the regionMost Devout: 8th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 9th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 9th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 11th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 11th in the region

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