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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 171stMost Influential: 250thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 357th
The Holy Imperium of
Iron Fist Consumerists
Influence
Squire
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Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Ostermarch

Population7.012 billion

CapitalEl Escorial
LeaderMaximilian
FaithImperial Cult

Currencycrown
Animaldemigryph

The Holy Imperium of Ostermarch is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Maximilian with an iron fist, and remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, avowedly heterosexual populace, and complete absence of social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 7.012 billion Imperials 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 medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of El Escorial. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 90.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Imperial economy, worth a remarkable 3,077 trillion crowns a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Retail, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 438,845 crowns, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,308,711 per year while the poor average 115,230, a ratio of 11.4 to 1.

Diplomats shake hands with their right and hide a poison dagger in their left, foreign leaders' Twitcher accounts are monitored for potential threats to national security, flipping a coin to make a decision leads to a referral to Gambling Addiction Services, and conscientious objectors are hanged as traitors. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ostermarch's national animal is the demigryph, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Imperial Cult.

Ostermarch is ranked 1,178th in the world and 19th in Europe for Lowest Crime Rates, with 149.26 Law-abiding Acts Per Hour.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 171stMost Influential: 250thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 357thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 392ndLargest Retail Industry: 416thHighest Average Incomes: 497thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 509thLargest Black Market: 546thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 609thMost Corrupt Governments: 609thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 713thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 744thLargest Insurance Industry: 762ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 881stLargest Agricultural Sector: 885thMost Subsidized Industry: 926thMost Avoided: 978thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,000thLowest Crime Rates: 1,178thMost Efficient Economies: 1,295thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,435thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,606thLargest Mining Sector: 1,660thFattest Citizens: 2,057thTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 2,095thMost Devout: 2,096thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,223rdLargest Governments: 2,671stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,390thHighest Economic Output: 3,941stRudest Citizens: 4,036thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,633rdHighest Poor Incomes: 6,772ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 8,261stSmartest Citizens: 10,002ndTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 10,984thMost Developed: 12,238thMost Stationary: 14,116thMost Advanced Public Education: 14,399thMost Conservative: 18,307th
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 4th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Black Market: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 9th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 11th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 12th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 13th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 13th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 15th in the regionMost Avoided: 18th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 19th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 20th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 21st in the regionMost Devout: 22nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 25th in the regionFattest Citizens: 25th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 29th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 35th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 42nd in the regionLargest Governments: 42nd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 49th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 50th in the regionTop
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Most Influential: 57th in the regionMost Stationary: 65th in the regionRudest Citizens: 68th in the regionMost Conservative: 86th in the region

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