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The Inherent lack of Happiness of Sierra Grand

“Liberty, Equality, Justice”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
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Location: Amalgamated Federation

Regional Influence: Diplomat


The Inherent lack of Happiness of Sierra Grand is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Sovereign Sierrite Ardal Leopold May with an iron fist, and remarkable for its keen interest in outer space, triple-decker prams, and infamous sell-swords. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.745 billion Sierrese 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 large, corrupt, moralistic, 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 Port Elisabeth. The average income tax rate is 87.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Sierrese economy, worth 223 trillion Ʃ Freedom World Credits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Trout Farming, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an impressive 128,127 Ʃ Freedom World Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Dancing with your first cousin is a misdemeanor, citizens are regularly arrested in queues for 'loitering', discarded pennies litter the streets, and illegal book-trafficking rings dominate the black market. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Sierra Grand's national animal is the White Cockatoo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Sierra Laureate.

Sierra Grand is ranked 232,068th in the world and 19th in Amalgamated Federation for Fattest Citizens, with 5.43 Obesity Rate.

Most Secular: 2,020thTop
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 5,764thNudest: 5,901stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,073rdLowest Crime Rates: 6,209thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,321stMost Corrupt Governments: 9,192ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 10,815thHighest Poor Incomes: 11,191stMost Advanced Public Education: 11,940thLargest Governments: 11,988thTop
Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 12,008thHealthiest Citizens: 12,319thMost Authoritarian: 13,252ndSmartest Citizens: 14,269thLargest Information Technology Sector: 14,943rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,244thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 16,578thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 18,405thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,134thHighest Average Incomes: 20,392ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 23,432nd
Most Secular: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionNudest: 1st in the region

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