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The Golden Kingdom of The Oriental Empire

“Et Usque In Aeternum Semper”

Category: New York Times Democracy
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: Europe

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The Golden Kingdom of The Oriental Empire is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Athanasia II Augustina with a fair hand, and notable for its frequent executions, daily referendums, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless, devout population of 5.428 billion Orientals enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Constantinople. The average income tax rate is 93.5%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Oriental economy, worth 880 trillion Pax Romanas a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 162,199 Pax Romanas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.

One tree's worth of paperwork accompanies each imported log of timber, Athanasia II Augustina goes out to lunch surrounded by large men in dark glasses, government fact-checkers use surprising amounts of high explosive, and doctors who mutter "Oh my God" often lose their medical license. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Oriental Empire's national animal is the Canis lupus, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Eastern Orthodoxy.

The Oriental Empire is ranked 4,074th in the world and 59th in Europe for Lowest Crime Rates, with 115.25 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Most Influential: 1,443rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,769thTop
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Most Devout: 3,347thLowest Crime Rates: 4,074thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 4,724thMost Efficient Economies: 4,755thHighest Average Tax Rates: 6,242ndLargest Governments: 6,694thSafest: 6,865thMost Developed: 6,919thMost Subsidized Industry: 7,001stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,007thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,706thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,723rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,060thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,607thSmartest Citizens: 8,870thLongest Average Lifespans: 9,535thMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,628thRudest Citizens: 10,189thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,321stHighest Poor Incomes: 10,590thHighest Average Incomes: 11,786thTop
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Healthiest Citizens: 12,300thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 12,465thBest Weather: 12,831stMost Advanced Public Transport: 13,202ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 13,228thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,245thMost Cultured: 14,534thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,025thMost Corrupt Governments: 15,365thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,031stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 20,772ndHighest Economic Output: 21,280thLargest Welfare Programs: 22,176th
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Most Devout: 32nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 42nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 51st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 55th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 59th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 66th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 83rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 88th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 92nd in the regionLargest Governments: 92nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 98th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 108th in the regionRudest Citizens: 115th in the regionSafest: 118th in the region

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