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The Empire of Ice and Tinian

“Sorry not sorry.” Icelus

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Very Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Page

Location: The North Pacific

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Ice and Tinian

Population9.174 billion

CapitalCapital City
LeaderIcelus
FaithEcclesiarchy

CurrencyCredit
AnimalHoney Badger

The Empire of Ice and Tinian is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Icelus with an even hand, and renowned for its infamous sell-swords, anti-smoking policies, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, democratic, humorless population of 9.174 billion Ice and Tinians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Capital City. The average income tax rate is 25.3%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Ice and Tinianian economy, worth a remarkable 1,643 trillion Credits a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Arms Manufacturing, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 179,110 Credits, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.2 times as much as the poorest.

The government prides itself on being smug and condescending to idiots, industry tycoons rarely hide their misdeeds due to the government's habit of bailing them out, rugby players that knock each other over always stop to make sure the other fellow is okay, and fishermen take out second mortgages to afford the yearly fishing permit. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ice and Tinian's national animal is the Honey Badger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Ecclesiarchy.

Ice and Tinian is ranked 104,783rd in the world and 5,125th in The North Pacific for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 755.56 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 305thMost Influential: 543rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,272ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 1,976thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 3,135thHealthiest Citizens: 3,379thHighest Disposable Incomes: 3,694thLargest Black Market: 4,515thLongest Average Lifespans: 4,751stMost Corrupt Governments: 6,524thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,536thBest Weather: 7,084thLargest Publishing Industry: 7,283rdMost Developed: 7,334thLowest Crime Rates: 7,569thLargest Retail Industry: 7,652ndHighest Average Incomes: 8,517thSmartest Citizens: 8,811thMost Beautiful Environments: 9,077thHighest Economic Output: 9,455thTop
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 10,451stMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,512thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,520thMost Stationary: 11,852ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,944thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 13,644thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 15,014thMost Secular: 15,741stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 16,088thMost Advanced Public Transport: 16,445thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 16,495thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 16,495thLargest Mining Sector: 17,412thMost Cultured: 17,811thRudest Citizens: 18,419thLargest Governments: 19,231st
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 59th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 88th in the regionTop
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 130th in the regionMost Influential: 179th in the regionLargest Black Market: 183rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 200th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 221st in the regionMost Stationary: 270th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 283rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 292nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 299th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 300th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 341st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 366th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 376th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 382nd in the regionBest Weather: 387th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 410th in the regionMost Developed: 428th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 475th in the regionTop
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Smartest Citizens: 495th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 497th in the regionRudest Citizens: 498th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 519th in the regionLargest Populations: 522nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 559th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 571st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 587th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 606th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 707th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 707th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 801st in the regionMost Secular: 833rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 854th in the regionMost Cultured: 867th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 895th in the regionLargest Governments: 922nd in the region

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