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Most Devout: 1,649thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,395thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,621st
The Empire of
Father Knows Best State
We Are One😊
Emperor Silvers
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Arouran

Population5.518 billion

CapitalSilver City
LeaderEmperor Silvers
FaithChristianity

CurrencyGoldcoin
AnimalEagle

The Empire of Arouran is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Emperor Silvers with an iron fist, and renowned for its national health service, unlimited-speed roads, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 5.518 billion Arouranians 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.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Silver City. The average income tax rate is 75.4%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Arouranian economy, worth 865 trillion Goldcoins a year, is dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Furniture Restoration. Black market activity is extensive. Average income is an impressive 156,768 Goldcoins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.0 times as much as the poorest.

Pulling weeds is seen as a threat to national security, dancing with your first cousin is a misdemeanor, the official Arouranian Phrase Book weighs as much as a small child, and returning vacationers often find that their property is now a construction site. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Arouran's national animal is the Eagle, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Christianity.

Arouran is ranked 204,353rd in the world and 6,597th in The East Pacific for Most Armed, with 0.2 Weapons Per Person.

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Most Devout: 1,649thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2,395thTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2,621stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,737thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,056thHealthiest Citizens: 3,124thMost Influential: 3,516thLowest Crime Rates: 5,031stMost Corrupt Governments: 5,788thLargest Mining Sector: 6,183rdBest Weather: 7,098thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,268thMost Efficient Economies: 7,439thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,835thLargest Black Market: 8,882ndMost Subsidized Industry: 8,886thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,546thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 10,282ndTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 12,817thLargest Governments: 15,056thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 20,355thMost Stationary: 20,796thHighest Average Tax Rates: 21,023rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 21,274thHighest Economic Output: 21,686thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 21,857thMost Scientifically Advanced: 22,493rdMost Advanced Public Education: 24,495th
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Most Devout: 37th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 65th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 76th in the regionTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 98th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 106th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 159th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 174th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 183rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 212th in the regionBest Weather: 220th in the regionMost Influential: 222nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 223rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 250th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 251st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 262nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 273rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 293rd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 316th in the regionMost Stationary: 345th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 352nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 360th in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 423rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 582nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 616th in the regionLargest Populations: 621st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 637th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 671st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 730th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 753rd in the regionMost Developed: 764th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 765th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 781st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Arouran was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Advanced Public Education.
  • : Arouran was endorsed by The Free Land of Eagle Crest.
  • : Arouran endorsed The United Kingdom of Obridles.
  • : Arouran voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend Marrabuk".
  • : Arouran voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Digital Network Defense"".
  • : Following new legislation in Arouran, returning vacationers often find that their property is now a construction site.
  • : Following new legislation in Arouran, the official Arouranian Phrase Book weighs as much as a small child.
  • : Following new legislation in Arouran, dancing with your first cousin is a misdemeanor.
  • : Following new legislation in Arouran, pulling weeds is seen as a threat to national security.
  • : Following new legislation in Arouran, graffiti artists spend lengthy periods of time in jail.

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