|Leader||His Holiness Tzar Carolus of Stygia|
The Holy Blessed Orthodoxy of The Black Cathedral is a massive, orderly nation, ruled by His Holiness Tzar Carolus of Stygia with an iron fist, and notable for its compulsory military service, ubiquitous missile silos, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 1.122 billion Cathedrelians 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 is primarily concerned with Defense, with Law & Order, Spirituality, and Industry also on the agenda, while Welfare and International Aid aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ivaretsk. The average income tax rate is 74.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The frighteningly efficient Cathedrelian economy, worth 227 trillion Cathedrelian Roubles 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, fairly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, and Woodchip Exports. 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 202,375 Cathedrelian Roubles, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.1 times as much as the poorest.
Blood stains the floors of the execution room and the hands of the state, people spend a lot on hair and nails, the nation's new religious police burn blasphemers on bonfires of their own books, and the government maintains that belief brings greater security than money or a roof. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Black Cathedral's national animal is the Kodiak, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Blackened Orthodoxy.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : The Black Cathedral lodged a message on the The North Pacific Regional Message Board.
- : Following new legislation in The Black Cathedral, the government maintains that belief brings greater security than money or a roof.
- : The Black Cathedral lodged a message on the The North Pacific Regional Message Board.
- : The Black Cathedral was endorsed by The Democratic States of Willisonvilledaleton.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The Democratic States of Willisonvilledaleton.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The United Socialist States of Tropac.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The Kingdom of Teuwaiseu.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The People's Republic of Tei Mogo.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The United Federated Syndicates of New Ankorria.
- : The Black Cathedral endorsed The Allied States of Mexxia.
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