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Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
All-Consuming
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Sprat

Location: NationStates

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Annihilators of Chan Island

Population13.76 billion

CapitalAccess Denied
LeaderNickolas Spitzberg
Faiththe Great Hatred

CurrencyShiny Thing
AnimalAxe

The Dux Headquarters of Annihilators of Chan Island is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Nickolas Spitzberg with an iron fist, and notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, aversion to nipples, and anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 13.76 billion Annihilators 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."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Spirituality. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Access Denied. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 91.4%.

The all-consuming Annihilators of Chan Islandian economy, worth a remarkable 1,825 trillion Shiny Things a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, extremely specialized black market in Uranium Mining. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is an impressive 132,652 Shiny Things, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 725,036 per year while the poor average 12,407, a ratio of 58.4 to 1.

Children keel over while singing "Nickolas Spitzberg Gives Us the Water of Life", military spending recently hit a new high, the Access Denied XV Regiment (aka "The Goat Starers") have yet to win a battle, and citizens compete to guess the time between the royal lady's contractions. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. Annihilators of Chan Island's national animal is the Axe, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is the Great Hatred.

Annihilators of Chan Island is ranked 208,511th in the world and 516th in NationStates for Least Corrupt Governments, with 1.66 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 98thMost Primitive: 120thMost Ignorant Citizens: 174thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 311thMost Devout: 437thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 601stHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 608thMost Corrupt Governments: 706thFattest Citizens: 787thLargest Black Market: 885thMost Avoided: 1,140thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 2,658thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,800thLargest Mining Sector: 4,702ndLowest Crime Rates: 6,957thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,116thHighest Economic Output: 8,237thTop
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Largest Governments: 13,859thMost Conservative: 14,921stGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 15,343rdLargest Populations: 16,126thHighest Average Incomes: 17,973rdMost Authoritarian: 18,411thMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,525th
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Most Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Avoided: 4th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 4th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionFattest Citizens: 5th in the regionTop
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Largest Black Market: 7th in the regionMost Conservative: 9th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 12th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 12th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 12th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 14th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 22nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 22nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 24th in the regionTop
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Most Extreme: 43rd in the region

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