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The Empire of Hileville

“Et ipsa scientia potestas”

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

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Osiris

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The Empire of Hileville is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by Emperor Dennrick Hile with an even hand, and renowned for its hatred of cheese. The hard-nosed, hard-working population of 7.41 billion Hilevilleans 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, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and Social Welfare receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nanlandia. The average income tax rate is 90%, and even higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Tourism and Automobile Manufacturing.

The government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid, nudity is frowned upon, students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas, and the military invades any neighboring nation with the gall to criticize its policies. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hileville's national animal is the Lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is the Cult of the Lions, and its currency is the Hile.

Hileville is ranked 3,046th in Osiris and 102,241st in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -13 on the Hayek Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 49 minutes ago

  • 1 day 14 hours ago: Hileville was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Hileville was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry (last census: Top 5%).
  • 3 days 14 hours ago: Hileville was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • 6 days ago: Hileville was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Developed.
  • 15 days ago: Hileville was endorsed by The Republic of LazElite.
  • 15 days ago: Hileville voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate The International Communist Union".
  • 17 days ago: Following new legislation in Hileville, the military invades any neighboring nation with the gall to criticize its policies.
  • 18 days ago: Following new legislation in Hileville, the government extracts trade concessions from poor nations in exchange for humanitarian aid.
  • 18 days ago: Hileville withdrew its endorsement from The Benevolent Dictatorship of The Dourian Embassy.
  • 18 days ago: Following new legislation in Hileville, students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 5 » The Dourian Embassy, Revert, Dalter, Ikand, and the Imperial Crown.

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