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The Nigerian Empire of New Ryansville

“Forward unto the breach, for Nigeria and her people!”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Location: Institute of Cellulose

Regional Influence: Instigator

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The Nigerian Empire of New Ryansville is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Ryan 5th with an even hand, and remarkable for its vat-grown people, anti-smoking policies, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless population of 4.301 billion New Ryansvilleans 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 Education, Administration, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lagos. The average income tax rate is 93.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient New Ryansvillean economy, worth a remarkable 1,097 trillion New Ryansvillean dollars a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Automobile Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 255,087 New Ryansvillean dollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Statue-sitting has replaced the stake-out as the dullest form of police duty, many friends and relatives of Emperor Ryan 5th have been given ambassador jobs in tropical island nations, real chickens replace rooster weather vanes on inner-city rooftop gardens, and rugby players that knock each other over always stop to make sure the other fellow is okay. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Ryansville's national animal is the West African Lion, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Christianity.

New Ryansville is ranked 17,020th in the world and 21st in Institute of Cellulose for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 8,604.1 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

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Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,070thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,137thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,400thMost Armed: 2,048thRudest Citizens: 2,138thMost Efficient Economies: 2,171stHighest Poor Incomes: 2,700thSmartest Citizens: 2,748thTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,893rdMost Developed: 2,948thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,729thHighest Average Incomes: 3,786thLargest Governments: 4,013thMost Secular: 4,264thLowest Crime Rates: 5,266thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,337thMost Influential: 5,962ndMost Advanced Public Education: 6,176thLargest Insurance Industry: 6,285thMost Patriotic: 6,352ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,423rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,696thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,500thLargest Mining Sector: 7,688thMost Corrupt Governments: 9,075thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,098thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,799thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,258thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,417thMost Inclusive: 12,021stTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 16,195thLargest Retail Industry: 16,839thLargest Publishing Industry: 17,020thLargest Black Market: 18,499thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 18,931stHighest Economic Output: 19,602ndHealthiest Citizens: 21,389th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 4th in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 8th in the regionNudest: 8th in the regionMost Developed: 9th in the regionMost Average: 10th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 10th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 11th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 11th in the regionMost Secular: 12th in the regionMost Armed: 12th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 14th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 14th in the region

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Endorsements Received: 10 » Kingdom of Englands, MLGDogeland, The Souless Damned, Alexander the Magnus, The Hellcatian Empire, Untecna, New South African, The Joeanian Republic, Cormoe, and Montealdi.