Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 6th Largest Agricultural Sector: 7th Most Secular: 29th
The Empire of
Corrupt Dictatorship
Death before dishonour!
Regional Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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The Empire of Pullenstein is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Leader with an iron fist, and remarkable for its pith helmet sales, rampant corporate plagiarism, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 28.903 billion Pullensteinians 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 minute, corrupt, well-organized government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pullenstein City. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Pullensteinian economy, worth a remarkable 8,801 trillion marks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, quite specialized black market in Beef-Based Agriculture, Tourism, Information Technology, and Trout Farming. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an amazing 304,510 marks, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.5 times as much as the poorest.

Droves of former desperados are applying to join the border police, the PBI Channel Tunnel project is plagued by delays, the nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms, and high school boys are required to pass vigorous self-mastery and sensitivity training to graduate. Crime is totally unknown. Pullenstein's national animal is the tiger, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Pullenstein is ranked 113,630th in the world and 3,218th in Lazarus for Highest Drug Use, scoring 51.4 on the Pineapple Fondness Rating.

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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 6thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7thMost Secular: 29thLargest Populations: 139thHighest Economic Output: 267thMost Developed: 285thLargest Black Market: 374thMost Beautiful Environments: 430thSmartest Citizens: 587thMost Scientifically Advanced: 651stLongest Average Lifespans: 685thLargest Information Technology Sector: 831stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 990thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,112thHighest Average Incomes: 1,131stLargest Retail Industry: 1,173rdLargest Publishing Industry: 1,229thMost Efficient Economies: 1,244thHighest Poor Incomes: 1,291stTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,008thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 4,259thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 5,678thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,916thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 6,345thRudest Citizens: 6,472ndTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 11,674thMost Stationary: 13,401stNudest: 14,581stMost Corrupt Governments: 14,719thLowest Crime Rates: 15,318thMost Influential: 16,936th
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Largest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionLargest Populations: 4th in the regionMost Developed: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 12th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 16th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 18th in the regionLargest Black Market: 18th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 21st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 25th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 27th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 50th in the regionTop
5%
Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 51st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 51st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 51st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 57th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 57th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 58th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 77th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 149th in the regionMost Stationary: 179th in the regionRudest Citizens: 206th in the regionTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 263rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 273rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 280th in the regionMost Influential: 371st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Pullenstein was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Nudest.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, high school boys are required to pass vigorous self-mastery and sensitivity training to graduate.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, the nation has welcomed its expats back with open arms.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, the PBI Channel Tunnel project is plagued by delays.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, droves of former desperados are applying to join the border police.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, citizens living in underground cities have developed a healthy green glow.
  • : Pullenstein was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, there's a shortage of swinging hot spots as land development grinds to a halt.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, inheritance tax has recently been abolished.
  • : Following new legislation in Pullenstein, Max Barry is this year's Miss Pullenstein.

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