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The Angelic Empire of The Wires Empire

“Wine and Men and Wonderful Vices.”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: 10000 Islands

Regional Influence: Squire

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The Angelic Empire of The Wires Empire is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by Supreme Phoenix Rust with an iron fist, and remarkable for its frequent executions, parental licensing program, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 3.085 billion wireans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Education, Industry, and Healthcare also on the agenda, while Spirituality and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Phoenixia. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 53.1%.

The frighteningly efficient wirean economy, worth 539 trillion Wires a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 174,903 Wires, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 753,284 per year while the poor average 25,911, a ratio of 29.1 to 1.

The nation's favourite colour is gold (The Wires Empire has found 3 easter eggs), the government is funding experimental battery technology while the power grid continues to crumble, infantry are nicknamed "mushrooms" because they get fed crap and are left in the dark, and rumour has it Supreme Phoenix Rust needs a calculator to multiply ten by ten. Crime, especially youth-related, is almost non-existent. The Wires Empire's national animal is the Phoenix, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Knowledge.

The Wires Empire is ranked 50,578th in the world and 588th in 10000 Islands for Largest Welfare Programs, scoring 1,947.26 on the Safety Net Mesh Density Rating.

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1%
Most Influential: 855thMost Secular: 2,447thTop
5%
Most Armed: 2,924thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,285thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,412thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,113thMost Avoided: 5,612thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,711thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6,361stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,072ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 9,628thHighest Average Incomes: 10,439thLargest Black Market: 11,415thSmartest Citizens: 11,463rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,845thMost Developed: 12,082ndTop
10%
Most Efficient Economies: 13,158thLargest Mining Sector: 13,312thMost Patriotic: 13,816thMost Corrupt Governments: 14,474thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 14,709thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 19,504thMost Advanced Public Education: 20,885thMost Subsidized Industry: 21,512thLargest Governments: 21,828thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 25,808th
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5%
Most Armed: 42nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 47th in the regionMost Secular: 57th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 58th in the regionMost Avoided: 61st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 63rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 64th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 66th in the regionTop
10%
Largest Black Market: 83rd in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 85th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 96th in the regionMost Influential: 99th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 101st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 117th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 120th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 123rd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 126th in the regionMost Patriotic: 129th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 147th in the region

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