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The Holy Ecclesiarch of Saint Cinder

“You will know us now, not as brothers”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Location: the South Pacific

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The Holy Ecclesiarch of Saint Cinder is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Pope Sajuuk with an iron fist, and renowned for its ban on automobiles, smutty television, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 4.769 billion Saint Cinderians 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 enormous, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order, Spirituality, and Administration are also considered important, while Social Policy receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Sic Mundus Creatus Est. The average income tax rate is 99.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Saint Cinderian economy, worth a remarkable 1,556 trillion Blessings 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, quite specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing. 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 326,353 Blessings, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest.

Intellectual snobbery has the cognoscenti sneering at anyone who doesn't have an opinion on the semiological drift of Umberto Eco's works, power to the people comes from the barrel of a gun, it's rare to find an unchewed pencil, and state officials tend to disappear after they forget to salute Pope Sajuuk's portrait. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Saint Cinder's national animal is the The Great Auk, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Pantheon of Saint Cinder.

Saint Cinder is ranked 113,263rd in the world and 4,999th in the South Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 1,941.97 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 113thMost Devout: 130thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 209thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 267thMost Patriotic: 296thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 412thMost Corrupt Governments: 953rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,186thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,253rdMost Armed: 1,574thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,605thLargest Black Market: 1,672ndLowest Crime Rates: 1,810thHighest Average Incomes: 1,820thLargest Governments: 2,003rdMost Influential: 2,049thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,334thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,368thMost Ignorant Citizens: 2,399thMost Subsidized Industry: 2,626thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,944thMost Cultured: 3,024thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,264thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,572ndMost Conservative: 5,962ndMost Efficient Economies: 6,420thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,445thMost Primitive: 6,761stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,793rdMost Authoritarian: 6,800thBest Weather: 7,426thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,976thHighest Economic Output: 13,186thTop
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Healthiest Citizens: 19,829thLargest Agricultural Sector: 25,320thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 26,952nd
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Most Devout: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionMost Patriotic: 10th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 14th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 27th in the regionLargest Black Market: 34th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 41st in the regionMost Armed: 44th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 45th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 52nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 55th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 56th in the regionLargest Governments: 58th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 60th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 72nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 74th in the regionMost Cultured: 84th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 84th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 98th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 133rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 137th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 179th in the regionMost Influential: 192nd in the regionMost Primitive: 193rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 207th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 208th in the regionBest Weather: 235th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 253rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 338th in the regionMost Conservative: 347th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 400th in the regionMost Stationary: 562nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 603rd in the regionTop
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Most Extreme: 661st in the regionLargest Populations: 749th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 866th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 890th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 895th in the regionMost Developed: 905th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,060th in the region

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