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Least Corrupt Governments: 2,038thBest Weather: 2,615thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,798th
The Empire of
Scandinavian Liberal Paradise
We serve the people
Arcturus Nott
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Very Good

Overview Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards


Population9.897 billion

LeaderArcturus Nott

AnimalBrown Wolf

The Empire of Greygard is a colossal, genial nation, ruled by Arcturus Nott with an even hand, and notable for its irreverence towards religion, restrictive gun laws, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 9.897 billion Greygardians enjoy extensive civil rights and enjoy a level of social equality free from the usual accompanying government corruption.

The enormous, liberal, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Education, Healthcare, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Astonia. The average income tax rate is 90.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Greygardian economy, worth a remarkable 1,225 trillion Drakons a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Tourism and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 123,796 Drakons, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Maximum security fish farms leave caged salmon pining for the fjords, immersive video game experiences are interrupted by incessant disclaimer pop-ups, organised sports are frowned upon as frivolous, and handling people's data is proving an immersive experience. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Greygard's national animal is the Brown Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Greygard is ranked 18,909th in the world and 323rd in Lazarus for Most Stationary, with 1,185.8406646726 days.

Least Corrupt Governments: 2,038thTop
Best Weather: 2,615thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,798thNicest Citizens: 2,884thMost Pacifist: 2,945thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,222ndMost Inclusive: 3,734thSafest: 3,774thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,864thMost Beautiful Environments: 4,136thMost Influential: 4,153rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 4,619thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,041stLongest Average Lifespans: 5,098thHighest Food Quality: 5,159thHealthiest Citizens: 5,396thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 5,708thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 6,015thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,496thLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,257thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 7,494thLowest Crime Rates: 8,105thSmartest Citizens: 8,157thHighest Average Tax Rates: 8,869thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,702ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,429thMost Developed: 10,601stMost Cultured: 11,920thLargest Governments: 12,277thTop
Most Advanced Public Transport: 13,583rdMost Income Equality: 16,699thMost Secular: 16,797thHighest Economic Output: 16,861stLargest Publishing Industry: 17,303rdMost Stationary: 18,909thHighest Average Incomes: 24,312th
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 66th in the regionTop
Most Influential: 71st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 88th in the regionBest Weather: 108th in the regionNicest Citizens: 122nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 124th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 139th in the regionMost Pacifist: 140th in the regionMost Inclusive: 153rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 191st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 204th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 213th in the regionSafest: 216th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 249th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 261st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 284th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 306th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 313th in the regionMost Stationary: 323rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 337th in the regionTop
Most Income Equality: 363rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 372nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 383rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 429th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 447th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 474th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 485th in the regionMost Developed: 584th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 591st in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 612th in the regionMost Cultured: 648th in the regionLargest Governments: 667th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, handling people's data is proving an immersive experience.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, organised sports are frowned upon as frivolous.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, immersive video game experiences are interrupted by incessant disclaimer pop-ups.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, maximum security fish farms leave caged salmon pining for the fjords.
  • : Greygard was endorsed by The Awesomly Awesome Collective of Malororia.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, nose plugs are the latest Greygardian fashion accessory.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, a rolling news ticker tape of disclaimers runs across the bottom of the screen on all TV shows.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, refugees from other nations are flocking to Greygard's border.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, political candidates who don't release their birth certificates are presumed to have been born in Maxtopia.
  • : Following new legislation in Greygard, a byzantine web of conspiracies and secret alliances must be navigated any time legislation is voted upon.