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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,042ndMost Influential: 5,053rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,147th
The Celestial Empire of
Iron Fist Consumerists
For the Empire!
God Emperor
Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Phello

Population1.247 billion

CapitalImperial Centre
LeaderGod Emperor
FaithImperial Cult

CurrencyDenarius
AnimalChimaera

The Celestial Empire of Phello is a massive, cultured nation, ruled by God Emperor with an iron fist, and remarkable for its public floggings, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 1.247 billion Phelloans are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Imperial Centre. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 74.2%.

The frighteningly efficient Phelloan economy, worth 210 trillion Denarii a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Book Publishing, and Tourism. Black market activity is extensive. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an impressive 168,995 Denarii, with the richest citizens earning 6.7 times as much as the poorest.

Meat-eating is frowned upon, captains must wait until all rats are safe before jumping ship, politicians that report exaggerated crowd sizes for their speeches are dismissed for being delusional, and the study of medicine is popular throughout Phello. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Phello's national animal is the Chimaera, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Imperial Cult.

Phello is ranked 15,614th in the world and 302nd in 10000 Islands for Smartest Citizens, with 72.09 quips per hour.

Top
5%
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3,042ndMost Influential: 5,053rdLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,147thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,477thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,779thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,313thLargest Publishing Industry: 9,934thMost Developed: 10,230thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 10,594thHighest Average Incomes: 11,424thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,529thMost Corrupt Governments: 11,583rdMost Patriotic: 12,404thMost Authoritarian: 12,880thTop
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Most Cultured: 13,047thLargest Governments: 13,563rdLowest Crime Rates: 13,588thMost Conservative: 13,672ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 14,009thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,232ndMost Efficient Economies: 14,691stHealthiest Citizens: 15,100thSmartest Citizens: 15,614thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 16,290thMost Scientifically Advanced: 16,577thMost Subsidized Industry: 16,980thMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,151stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 17,707thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,137thLargest Insurance Industry: 18,512thMost Secular: 18,735thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 19,201stLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 20,346thMost Advanced Public Education: 20,584thLargest Black Market: 20,978thLargest Mining Sector: 21,496thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 22,245thHighest Average Tax Rates: 22,882ndHighest Food Quality: 24,690thLargest Information Technology Sector: 24,917th
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Most Authoritarian: 66th in the regionMost Conservative: 67th in the regionTop
10%
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 91st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 96th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 96th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 97th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 99th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 99th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 102nd in the regionMost Patriotic: 114th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 125th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 128th in the regionLargest Black Market: 132nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 133rd in the regionMost Extreme: 134th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 135th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Phello was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Authoritarian.
  • : Phello endorsed The Principality of Nami Bays.
  • : Following new legislation in Phello, the study of medicine is popular throughout Phello.
  • : Following new legislation in Phello, politicians that report exaggerated crowd sizes for their speeches are dismissed for being delusional.
  • : Phello was endorsed by The Principality of Nami Bays.
  • : Phello published "Scriptores Historiae Augustae" (Factbook: History).
  • : Phello was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Cultured.
  • : Following new legislation in Phello, captains must wait until all rats are safe before jumping ship.
  • : Following new legislation in Phello, meat-eating is frowned upon.
  • : Following new legislation in Phello, the government regularly reassures citizens that there are no monsters under their beds.

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