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The Emirate of Panterastan

“We're taking over this town.”

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

Location: Lazarus

Regional Influence: Hatchling

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The Emirate of Panterastan is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Emir Salsalani with an iron fist, and notable for its ubiquitous missile silos, flagrant waste-dumping, and digital currency. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 1.917 billion Panteras 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Anselmo. The average income tax rate is 61.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Panterastani economy, worth 342 trillion Dimebags a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 178,757 Dimebags, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.4 times as much as the poorest.

There's a lot of mouth-breathers about these days, space shuttles regularly launch rubbish into space, you can say what you like about the genocidal murderers that rule Panterastan but at least the trains run on time, and parents must choose their children's names from a government-mandated master list. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Panterastan's national animal is the Panther, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Islam.

Panterastan is ranked 247,927th in the world and 5,372nd in Lazarus for Highest Crime Rates, with 2.06 crimes per hour.

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Most Influential: 1,887thTop
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Most Secular: 3,864thLargest Insurance Industry: 4,240thMost Patriotic: 5,059thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5,307thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,588thMost Subsidized Industry: 6,813thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,108thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 7,483rdMost Corrupt Governments: 7,633rdMost Efficient Economies: 8,119thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,868thLargest Mining Sector: 8,935thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 9,790thHighest Average Incomes: 10,192ndLargest Black Market: 10,545thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,927thMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,538thLongest Average Lifespans: 13,634thTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 14,546thHealthiest Citizens: 15,753rdMost Developed: 15,833rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 16,460thHighest Disposable Incomes: 16,735thLargest Information Technology Sector: 16,859thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 17,123rdLargest Retail Industry: 18,407thLargest Governments: 19,630thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 21,425thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 21,513th
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Most Influential: 14th in the regionTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 166th in the regionMost Secular: 174th in the regionMost Patriotic: 190th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 245th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 246th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 305th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 329th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 335th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 347th in the regionTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 363rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 368th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 370th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 405th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 501st in the regionLargest Black Market: 508th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 595th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 603rd in the region

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