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The Ancient Empire of The United Vex Imperium

“From the Saint, Under the Star, For the Imperium”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Some

Location: Tau

Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

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The Ancient Empire of The United Vex Imperium is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Lysander with an even hand, and notable for its anti-smoking policies, vat-grown people, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, humorless population of 12.267 billion Imperials have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The medium-sized, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, with Education, Administration, and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Spirituality receives no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Imperial DC. The average income tax rate is 98.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Imperial economy, worth a remarkable 5,097 trillion Talens 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, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Woodchip Exports, and Book Publishing. 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 415,570 Talens, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists, dining out often involves Gryphons on the plate no matter what you order, guide dogs for the blind have been seen using government websites, and citizens are remarkably well involved in the political process. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. The United Vex Imperium's national animal is the Gryphon, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Imperial Cantalist Pluralism.

The United Vex Imperium is ranked 200,524th in the world and 8th in Tau for Most Extreme, scoring 12.31 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Highest Poor Incomes: 378thLargest Black Market: 425thLargest Information Technology Sector: 628thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 716thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 719thHighest Average Incomes: 799thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,050thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,061stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,236thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,765thMost Advanced Public Education: 1,794thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,897thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,946thLargest Governments: 2,045thMost Developed: 2,078thMost Advanced Public Transport: 2,086thMost Patriotic: 2,138thHighest Economic Output: 2,453rdMost Subsidized Industry: 2,562ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,620thSmartest Citizens: 2,719thTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 2,882ndMost Inclusive: 2,895thMost Efficient Economies: 3,178thRudest Citizens: 3,183rdLongest Average Lifespans: 3,216thMost Secular: 3,961stLargest Publishing Industry: 4,147thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,334thLowest Crime Rates: 4,619thHighest Food Quality: 5,442ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,326thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,792ndHealthiest Citizens: 8,518thLargest Retail Industry: 9,636thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 10,037thMost Cultured: 10,266thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 10,444thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 15,116thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16,639thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 17,801stLargest Agricultural Sector: 23,112thLargest Populations: 25,979th
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Largest Black Market: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionNudest: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Food Quality: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Patriotic: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the region

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