The Holy Empire of
Father Knows Best State
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God
Regional Influence
Ambassador
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Strong
Political Freedom
Rare

Overview People Government Economy Trend Analysis

The Holy Empire of NSferatu is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its compulsory military service, punitive income tax rates, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 13.504 billion NSferatuans are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, well-organized government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 90.2%.

The strong NSferatuan economy, worth 547 trillion vials of blood a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, extremely specialized black market in Gambling and Arms Manufacturing. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. State-owned companies are the norm. Average income is 40,508 vials of blood, with the richest citizens earning 5.1 times as much as the poorest.

Voting is voluntary, elections have been outlawed, and military spending is on the increase. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. NSferatu's national animal is the vampire bat, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

NSferatu is ranked 23rd in The Refuge and 103,179th in the world for Largest Manufacturing Sector, scoring -2 on the Gooback-Jerbs Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 3 days 20 hours ago

  • 32 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Devout.
  • 36 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Beautiful Environments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 64 days ago: NSferatu's influence in The Refuge rose from "Diplomat" to "Ambassador".
  • 86 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Public Sector.
  • 131 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Populations (last census: Top 10%).
  • 156 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Popular Tourist Destinations (last census: Top 10%).
  • 158 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments (last census: Top 10%).
  • 163 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Best Weather (last census: Top 10%).
  • 164 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Defense Forces (last census: Top 10%).
  • 203 days ago: NSferatu was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Populations (last census: Top 5%).

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