Largest Black Market: 5,369th Largest Populations: 6,503rd Most Stationary: 10,051st
The Ghost Grey Penguin of
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The Ghost Grey Penguin of --TAO-- is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by TAO the Wanderer with an even hand, and renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, frequent executions, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed population of 14.373 billion TAO-penguinss 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 large government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Education and Public Transport are also considered important. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of --TAO-- City. The average income tax rate is 66.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The --TAO--ian economy, worth 916 trillion 17jan2010 grumphas a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 63,760 17jan2010 grumphas, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.4 times as much as the poorest.

The nation is ravaged by daily union strikes, citizens living in underground cities have developed a healthy green glow, councils up and down the country wrangle over legal matters, and mantis shrimp studies is academia's fastest growing field. Crime is almost non-existent, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. --TAO--'s national animal is the grumpha, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Antimarsupialism.

--TAO-- is ranked 42,227th in the world and 3rd in The Beech Beach House for Highest Poor Incomes, with 39,964.98 Standard Monetary Units.

Largest Black Market: 5,369thLargest Populations: 6,503rdTop
Most Stationary: 10,051stHighest Economic Output: 11,672ndMost Average: 13,549thMost Influential: 13,909thMost Armed: 15,417th
Most Armed: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the region

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