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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 24th Lowest Crime Rates: 25th Highest Average Tax Rates: 57th
The Philosopher Kingdom of
Psychotic Dictatorship
To the New World
Influence
Auxiliary
Civil Rights
Outlawed
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Grantine

Population14.001 billion

CapitalRohl Imperia
LeaderPhilosophical King Archonidas
FaithPredeterministic Church of Grantine

CurrencyCredit
AnimalPhoenix

The Philosopher Kingdom of Grantine is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Philosophical King Archonidas with an iron fist, and renowned for its soft-spoken computers, national health service, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 14.001 billion Grantineans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Rohl Imperia. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Grantinean economy, worth a remarkable 4,986 trillion Credits a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing. Average income is an amazing 356,167 Credits, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Praying before a battle is a court-martial offence, weapons produced by newly nationalized armaments factories have been found to contain sawdust instead of gunpowder, drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking, and the nation's orphanages and maternity wards have been nicknamed 'the Killbot Factories'. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Grantine's national animal is the Phoenix, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Predeterministic Church of Grantine.

Grantine is ranked 162,365th in the world and 13th in The Crown Federation of Recon for Most Pro-Market, scoring -93.22 on the Rand Index.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 24thLowest Crime Rates: 25thHighest Average Tax Rates: 57thLargest Governments: 72ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 155thMost Subsidized Industry: 218thHighest Poor Incomes: 228thMost Corrupt Governments: 248thSafest: 284thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 286thMost Beautiful Environments: 287thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 306thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 329thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 334thMost Devout: 382ndMost Developed: 467thMost Advanced Public Transport: 482ndLongest Average Lifespans: 557thBest Weather: 751stMost Scientifically Advanced: 801stHighest Average Incomes: 889thSmartest Citizens: 937thMost Advanced Public Education: 970thLargest Information Technology Sector: 979thMost Conservative: 1,186thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,378thHighest Economic Output: 1,527thHealthiest Citizens: 1,552ndMost Authoritarian: 1,673rdTop
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,770thMost Efficient Economies: 2,752ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,105thMost Extreme: 5,463rdTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 9,400thMost Influential: 11,699thLargest Populations: 12,491stMost Income Equality: 15,974th
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Most Extreme: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionMost Income Equality: 1st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionMost Conservative: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Grantine, the nation's orphanages and maternity wards have been nicknamed 'the Killbot Factories'.
  • : Following new legislation in Grantine, drills and shovels have been banned as the government cracks down on any means of fracking.
  • : Grantine's influence in The Crown Federation of Recon fell from "Negotiator" to "Auxiliary".
  • : Grantine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Highest Economic Output.
  • : Grantine's influence in The Crown Federation of Recon rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • : Grantine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Healthiest Citizens.
  • : Grantine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Healthiest Citizens.
  • : Grantine was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Healthiest Citizens.
  • : Grantine's influence in The Crown Federation of Recon fell from "Negotiator" to "Auxiliary".
  • : Grantine's influence in The Crown Federation of Recon rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".

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