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The Holy Empire of Pogaria

“Join us or go to hell.”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Weak
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: The Empire

Regional Influence: Dominator

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The Holy Empire of Pogaria is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Emperor Emmanuel with a fair hand, and notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, daily referendums, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 41.855 billion Pogarians love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Welfare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dominion. The income tax rate is 100%.

The enormous but underdeveloped Pogarian economy, worth a remarkable 3,469 trillion kosses a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Book Publishing industry. Average income is 82,885 kosses, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The law says that all Pogarians are created equal — no matter how they were created, burning yourself alive is not okay but starving and whipping yourself is fine, the best-of-the-best athletes have been replaced by the best-of-the-mediocre, and the beauty of coastal towns is marred only slightly by all the closed-down storefronts. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Pogaria's national animal is the phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Truthism.

Pogaria is ranked 2,202nd in the world and 1st in The Empire for Smartest Citizens, with 176.44 quips per hour.

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Most Stationary: 2ndLargest Populations: 127thBest Weather: 267thMost Cheerful Citizens: 272ndMost Pacifist: 339thMost Beautiful Environments: 383rdSafest: 419thNicest Citizens: 462ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 530thHighest Average Tax Rates: 553rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 596thLowest Crime Rates: 640thHealthiest Citizens: 924thMost Valuable International Artwork: 945thLargest Governments: 955thLongest Average Lifespans: 1,342ndMost Cultured: 1,480thMost Devout: 1,639thHighest Food Quality: 1,726thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,747thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,794thLargest Welfare Programs: 2,132ndSmartest Citizens: 2,202ndTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 2,807thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,836thHighest Economic Output: 4,629thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,806thMost Inclusive: 4,933rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 5,132ndMost Influential: 5,955thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,800thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 9,894thTop
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Most Scientifically Advanced: 15,416thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,445thMost Income Equality: 17,787thHighest Poor Incomes: 22,044th
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Most Politically Free: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionHighest Food Quality: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the region

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