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The Machine Empire of Orange Creek

“With Death as their vindicator”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Institute of Cellulose

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Machine Empire of Orange Creek is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by The Custodian with an iron fist, and renowned for its anti-smoking policies, soft-spoken computers, and vat-grown people. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 10.623 billion Oranscrics are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The medium-sized, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Casablanca. The average income tax rate is 86.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Oranscric economy, worth a remarkable 3,701 trillion tremorions 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. 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 348,425 tremorions, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The children of Orange Creek are often remarked upon for their cheery attitude to extreme violence, pre-takeoff checks last longer than the flights themselves, the Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause, and invasive species are hunted by the gendarmerie. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Orange Creek's national animal is the eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Church of Crymenathea.

Orange Creek is ranked 2,882nd in the world and 4th in Institute of Cellulose for Lowest Crime Rates, with 123.77 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 324thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 548thMost Scientifically Advanced: 711thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 734thLargest Black Market: 761stLargest Publishing Industry: 793rdHighest Poor Incomes: 820thHighest Average Incomes: 1,280thMost Developed: 2,033rdMost Corrupt Governments: 2,140thMost Devout: 2,145thSmartest Citizens: 2,198thTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2,882ndMost Cultured: 3,037thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,087thHighest Economic Output: 3,426thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,539thMost Valuable International Artwork: 4,349thLargest Agricultural Sector: 4,641stHealthiest Citizens: 5,215thLargest Governments: 5,264thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,713thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 7,088thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,463rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,757thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,402ndLargest Retail Industry: 8,958thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9,313thMost Efficient Economies: 11,042ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 11,055thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 11,624thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,822ndTop
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Most Authoritarian: 13,769thMost Subsidized Industry: 13,903rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 16,707thMost Advanced Public Transport: 22,168th
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 2nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionMost Devout: 3rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 4th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Governments: 6th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 7th in the regionTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8th in the regionMost Stationary: 9th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 9th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 10th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 14th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 15th in the region

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