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The Eternal Dread Empire of Lederland

“Volo. Accipere. Habet.”

Category: Corrupt Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Eternal Dread Empire of Lederland is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by The Dread Eternal Emperor with an iron fist, and remarkable for its digital currency, conspicuous electricity pylons, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 21.274 billion Lederlandians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Industry and Education also on the agenda, while Spirituality and Environment receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of City of the Dread Throne. The average income tax rate is 95.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Lederlandian economy, worth an astonishing 11,325 trillion Imperial Credits a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is a breathtaking 532,345 Imperial Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Phone taps are frequently carried out by the police, defense lawyers suggestively note to juries how flagrantly happy victims were, short shrift is being given to applications for political asylum from illegal immigrants, and a faint smell of body odour can be detected at several miles' distance from the National Science Park. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Lederland's national animal is the Human, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is None.

Lederland is ranked 218,814th in the world and 6,578th in the Rejected Realms for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 4.3 Tourists Per Hour.

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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 52ndLargest Black Market: 55thHighest Poor Incomes: 62ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 83rdMost Corrupt Governments: 97thLargest Mining Sector: 111thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 163rdMost Secular: 165thLargest Information Technology Sector: 181stHighest Average Incomes: 222ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 276thHighest Economic Output: 321stMost Avoided: 410thFattest Citizens: 491stMost Efficient Economies: 727thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 826thLargest Insurance Industry: 846thMost Subsidized Industry: 950thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 961stMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,041stLargest Governments: 1,407thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,441stLowest Crime Rates: 1,645thTop
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Smartest Citizens: 2,210thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,568thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,087thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,372ndRudest Citizens: 4,802ndMost Influential: 4,857thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,936thLargest Populations: 5,629thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,041stMost Advanced Public Education: 7,968thTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 11,462ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 13,247thMost Stationary: 16,542ndMost Income Equality: 21,340th
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Highest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 6th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 7th in the regionMost Secular: 7th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 8th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 8th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 10th in the regionMost Avoided: 21st in the regionFattest Citizens: 26th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 27th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 27th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 30th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 33rd in the regionLargest Governments: 40th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 42nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 48th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 56th in the regionMost Influential: 56th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 61st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 62nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 64th in the regionTop
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 71st in the regionLargest Populations: 91st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 102nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 110th in the regionRudest Citizens: 130th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 138th in the regionMost Stationary: 160th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 198th in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 425th in the regionMost Income Equality: 504th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 559th in the regionMost Developed: 609th in the region

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