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The Plutocratic Banana Republic of Zerentopia

“The time to buy is when there's blood in the streets”

Category: Corporate Police State
Civil Rights:
Rare
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Rare

Location: the Rejected Realms

Regional Influence: Vassal

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The Plutocratic Banana Republic of Zerentopia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by King CEO President General Martins with an iron fist, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, zero percent divorce rate, and avowedly heterosexual populace. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 13.554 billion Zerentopians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The tiny, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Central City. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Zerentopian economy, worth a remarkable 6,666 trillion Braxes a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Retail industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Information Technology. Black market activity is notable. Average income is an amazing 491,884 Braxes, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,701,728 per year while the poor average 45,517, a ratio of 59.4 to 1.

All tariffs have been abolished, the government spends more on chasing distant comets than on basic infrastructure, the government is a law unto itself, and pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Zerentopia's national animal is the Phoenix, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Money.

Zerentopia is ranked 2,507th in the world and 73rd in the Rejected Realms for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring 58,136.74 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

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Largest Retail Industry: 39thFattest Citizens: 93rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 106thHighest Disposable Incomes: 127thMost Corrupt Governments: 132ndHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 135thMost Avoided: 155thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 155thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 170thMost Efficient Economies: 200thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 206thLargest Mining Sector: 209thLargest Insurance Industry: 223rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 242ndLargest Gambling Industry: 257thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 287thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 382ndHighest Average Incomes: 411thLargest Agricultural Sector: 597thRudest Citizens: 779thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 820thMost Devout: 962ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,276thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,410thHighest Economic Output: 1,515thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,838thMost Influential: 2,120thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,188thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,507thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 2,572ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,771stMost Armed: 3,439thLargest Governments: 3,544thMost Patriotic: 3,690thLargest Information Technology Sector: 4,753rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 5,160thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,559thLowest Crime Rates: 6,278thLargest Black Market: 8,341stTop
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Largest Populations: 23,237thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 25,478th
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Largest Retail Industry: 2nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionFattest Citizens: 6th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 7th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 9th in the regionMost Avoided: 10th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 10th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 11th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 11th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 11th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 12th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 14th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 14th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 16th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 18th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 18th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 22nd in the regionMost Devout: 25th in the regionRudest Citizens: 34th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 35th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 45th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 47th in the regionTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 73rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 74th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 84th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 85th in the regionMost Armed: 100th in the regionMost Patriotic: 108th in the regionLargest Governments: 110th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 126th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 130th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 147th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 176th in the regionLargest Black Market: 210th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 283rd in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 435th in the regionLargest Populations: 495th in the region

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