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The Empire of Common Territories

“Für Seine Majestät und Reich!”

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

Regional Influence: Power

Location: The Empire of Common Territories

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The Empire of Common Territories is a colossal, safe nation, ruled by Emperor JC with an even hand, and notable for its keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 6.228 billion Commoners 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.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and the Environment receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Empire City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 49%. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Woodchip Exports and Uranium Mining.

Scientists regularly clone human beings for research purposes, punitive tariffs protect local industry, Red Cross demand for body bags is rising while sutures go unused, and the judicial branch is strongly influenced by major corporations. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Common Territories's national animal is the Wolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its currency is the Imperial Dollar.

Common Territories is ranked 1st in The Empire of Common Territories and 13,448th in the world for Smartest Citizens, scoring 25 on the Average Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 11 hours ago

  • 2 days 7 hours ago: Common Territories was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Agricultural Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 13 days ago: Common Territories was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry (last census: Top 10%).
  • 35 days ago: Common Territories was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 43 days ago: Common Territories changed its national demonym to "Commoner".
  • 59 days ago: Common Territories fell out of the world Top 10% for Shortest Average Lifespan.
  • 91 days ago: Following new legislation in Common Territories, the judicial branch is strongly influenced by major corporations.
  • 92 days ago: Common Territories was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Fastest-Growing Economies.
  • 95 days ago: Common Territories was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Mining Sector (last census: Top 10%).
  • 95 days ago: Common Territories's influence in The Empire of Common Territories fell from "Superpower" to "Power".
  • 96 days ago: Following new legislation in Common Territories, Red Cross demand for body bags is rising while sutures go unused.

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