The Republican Empire of New Garzah is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by God-Emperor Sovie Varzhauis with an iron fist, and notable for its public floggings, keen interest in outer space, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 10.785 billion Garzians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.
The enormous, corrupt government prioritizes Defense, although Education, Law & Order, and Healthcare are also considered important, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Taezrat Ghertaa. The average income tax rate is 90.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The powerhouse Garzian economy, worth a remarkable 1,075 trillion Krezhs a year, is highly specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Information Technology. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 99,734 Krezhs, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Consumption of cat memes has skyrocketed, businesses that prove successful are immediately broken up, citizens are regularly found digging for treasure in their gardens, and wind farms are erected on shuttered oil platforms. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. New Garzah's national animal is the neir, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is radical agnosticism.
Most Recent Government Activity: 11 days ago
- 9 hours ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Popular Tourist Destinations (last census: Top 10%).
- 1 day 8 hours ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Rebellious Youth.
- 17 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Cultured (last census: Top 10%).
- 22 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Smartest Citizens.
- 24 days ago: New Garzah fell out of the world Top 10% for Most Corrupt Governments.
- 28 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
- 34 days ago: New Garzah was reclassified from "Father Knows Best State" to "Corrupt Dictatorship".
- 42 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Godforsaken (last census: Top 5%).
- 55 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector.
- 65 days ago: New Garzah was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
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