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The Empire of Laurendon

“God, King, Empire”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
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Location: The North Pacific

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner


The Empire of Laurendon is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Chancellor Philippa Lawson with an even hand, and remarkable for its smutty television, sprawling nuclear power plants, and pith helmet sales. The compassionate, hard-working, democratic population of 1.25 billion Laurendonians 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 medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Administration, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Carsen. The average income tax rate is 67.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Laurendonian economy, worth 186 trillion Laurons a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 148,878 Laurons, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.

Internet searches for the inventor of the three-wheeled steam-powered Laurendonian weed picker are way up, interest rates mysteriously drop whenever the CBL Governor goes house hunting, Chancellor Philippa Lawson's luxurious new home has been designated as a protected cultural heritage site, and criminals are put to death while cuddling their favourite teddy bear. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Laurendon's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Christianity.

Laurendon is ranked 138,396th in the world and 3,039th in The North Pacific for Largest Populations, with 1.25 billion Capita.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 713thMost Influential: 1,470thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 3,082ndLargest Publishing Industry: 5,488thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,753rdRudest Citizens: 5,938thMost Cultured: 9,017thSafest: 9,927thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,247thHealthiest Citizens: 11,377thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,773rdTop
Most Efficient Economies: 12,059thLowest Crime Rates: 12,306thMost Developed: 12,628thMost Inclusive: 13,494thNicest Citizens: 14,213thHighest Average Incomes: 14,447thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 14,827thSmartest Citizens: 14,993rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 15,206thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 15,654thLargest Information Technology Sector: 16,360thLargest Governments: 16,975thMost Pacifist: 18,194thMost Compassionate Citizens: 18,254thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 18,399thMost Subsidized Industry: 20,361stMost Beautiful Environments: 22,153rdBest Weather: 23,558th
Largest Retail Industry: 156th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 258th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 289th in the regionRudest Citizens: 309th in the regionMost Cultured: 465th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 466th in the regionTop
Safest: 565th in the regionMost Influential: 590th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 653rd in the regionMost Average: 655th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 659th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 666th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 681st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 684th in the regionMost Developed: 730th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 731st in the regionNicest Citizens: 772nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 801st in the regionMost Inclusive: 801st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 825th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 831st in the regionLargest Governments: 858th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 868th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 869th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 878th in the region

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