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Most Influential: 63rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,083rdMost Cultured: 2,901st
The Federal Empire of
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Population11.692 billion

CapitalChioganah Pax
LeaderEmperor Constantius IV

AnimalPallas Cat

The Federal Empire of Chioganah is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Constantius IV with an iron fist, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, smutty television, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, cynical, devout population of 11.692 billion Chioganahians 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 large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Administration, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Chioganah Pax. The average income tax rate is 67.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Chioganahian economy, worth a remarkable 1,166 trillion Khanics a year, is highly specialized and mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing and Basket Weaving. Black market activity is rampant. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 99,807 Khanics, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Torture is commonly used to extract information from suspected criminals, nothing gets the party jumping like Emperor Constantius IV specifying how high, pareidolic SETI scientists swear there's a message from aliens hidden within pi, and extraordinary rendition is nothing out of the ordinary. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Chioganah's national animal is the Pallas Cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Chioganah is ranked 12,634th in the world and 188th in Europe for Most Advanced Public Education, scoring 9,645.62 on the Edu-tellignce® Test Score.

Most Influential: 63rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,083rdTop
Most Cultured: 2,901stBest Weather: 3,884thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,025thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,650thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,705thMost Primitive: 5,920thLargest Black Market: 6,667thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 7,016thMost Rebellious Youth: 7,242ndMost Stationary: 7,342ndMost Inclusive: 7,671stHealthiest Citizens: 7,864thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,267thMost Compassionate Citizens: 10,951stLongest Average Lifespans: 11,074thNicest Citizens: 11,251stTop
Most Developed: 12,506thMost Advanced Public Education: 12,634thHighest Economic Output: 15,402ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 16,178thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,164thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 17,274thSmartest Citizens: 18,638thHighest Poor Incomes: 22,153rd
Most Stationary: 27th in the regionMost Primitive: 28th in the regionMost Influential: 30th in the regionLargest Black Market: 35th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 49th in the regionMost Cultured: 57th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 59th in the regionTop
Best Weather: 73rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 73rd in the regionLargest Populations: 80th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 84th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 91st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 93rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 101st in the region

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