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The Empire of the Clarence

Population3.097 billion



The Barony of The Empire of the Clarence is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by Bruce with an iron fist, and renowned for its pith helmet sales, frequent executions, and anti-smoking policies. The hard-nosed, cynical, devout population of 3.097 billion Clarenceans 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 large, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mcfarlane. The average income tax rate is 54.5%.

The strong Empire of the Clarencean economy, worth 232 trillion guilders a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Black market activity is notable. Average income is 75,090 guilders, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.

Rumours have it that a secret police is responsible for the recent spate of missing persons, tax evaders are regularly visited by agents of the The Empire of the Clarence Blood Tithe, families returning from international vacations are unable to get their children back into the country, and extraordinary rendition is nothing out of the ordinary. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Empire of the Clarence's national animal is the falcon, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Empire of the Clarence is ranked 130,250th in the world and 5,862nd in The North Pacific for Most Pro-Market, scoring 37.56 on the Rand Index.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 593rdMost Influential: 891stTop
Most Primitive: 7,267thTop
Most Devout: 12,243rdMost Authoritarian: 13,096thMost Corrupt Governments: 13,408thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 15,097thMost Beautiful Environments: 16,843rdMost Cultured: 17,451stMost Valuable International Artwork: 18,134thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 19,770th
Most Influential: 326th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 394th in the regionMost Primitive: 428th in the regionTop
Most Devout: 507th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 564th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 720th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 755th in the regionLargest Black Market: 759th in the regionMost Cultured: 847th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 852nd in the region

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