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The Empire of Valcouria

“With God, for Emperor and Fatherland”

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Location: Anteria

Regional Influence: Vassal


The Empire of Valcouria is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Emperor Constantine I with an iron fist, and renowned for its triple-decker prams, avowedly heterosexual populace, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, cheerful, devout population of 19.134 billion Valcourians are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The relatively small, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bainbridge. The average income tax rate is 6.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Valcourian economy, worth a remarkable 7,383 trillion Dollars a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Retail, and Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 385,861 Dollars, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.1 times as much as the poorest.

Most households' childcare costs are higher than their mortgage payments, rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons, it's harder to qualify for IVF than for a good university, and stolen Reuben sandwiches are met with detailed and thorough police investigations. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Valcouria's national animal is the White-tailed Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Roman Catholicism.

Valcouria is ranked 101,961st in the world and 115th in Anteria for Most Extreme, scoring 19.25 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 136thMost Devout: 161stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 176thLargest Agricultural Sector: 193rdSafest: 309thLowest Crime Rates: 325thHighest Disposable Incomes: 360thMost Cultured: 457thMost Efficient Economies: 491stLargest Publishing Industry: 500thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 569thMost Cheerful Citizens: 596thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 606thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 616thMost Developed: 651stLongest Average Lifespans: 745thHealthiest Citizens: 756thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 867thHighest Average Incomes: 890thHighest Economic Output: 968thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,127thSmartest Citizens: 1,166thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,404thLargest Governments: 1,538thLargest Retail Industry: 1,591stTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,908thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,033rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,584thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,937thMost Influential: 4,302ndMost Beautiful Environments: 4,350thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4,521stBest Weather: 5,501stMost Scientifically Advanced: 6,353rdMost Advanced Public Education: 6,509thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 7,022ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,172ndLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,683rdMost Subsidized Industry: 8,043rdLargest Populations: 8,413thNicest Citizens: 9,530thLargest Mining Sector: 11,423rdTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 13,263rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 13,336thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 18,055thMost Valuable International Artwork: 20,023rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,460th
Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Governments: 2nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 6th in the regionBest Weather: 7th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 9th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 9th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 10th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 10th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 11th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 13th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 13th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 16th in the regionMost Influential: 17th in the regionTop
Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 19th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 21st in the regionNicest Citizens: 22nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 23rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 23rd in the regionMost Stationary: 27th in the region

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