by Max Barry

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Pierconium was Condemned by Security Council Resolution # 282
Largest Populations: 2,923rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,135thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,348th
The Emeritus Augustus Pacificus of
Father Knows Best State
He's just this guy, you know?
Ivan Moldavi
Imperator Emeritus
Civil Rights
Below Average
Political Freedom

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Population28.51 billion

LeaderIvan Moldavi


The Emeritus Augustus Pacificus of Pierconium is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Ivan Moldavi with an iron fist, and notable for its avowedly heterosexual populace, anti-smoking policies, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 28.51 billion Pacificans 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.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, well-organized government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Environment. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Stromholde. The average income tax rate is 90.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The powerhouse Pierconiumian economy, worth a remarkable 2,172 trillion Denarii a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity. The industrial sector is solely comprised of the Arms Manufacturing industry. Average income is 76,218 Denarii, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Pierconium's free colleges struggle to maintain standards in the face of overwhelming demand, 'Police Academy 36' and 'Sharknados On A Plane' are vying for top spot at the box-office, the government is a law unto itself, and the military patrols the streets in search of possible secessionists. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Pierconium's national animal is the Drachul, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Moldavism.

Pierconium is ranked 223,897th in the world and 5,527th in the Pacific for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring -8.02 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Largest Populations: 2,923rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,135thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3,348thBest Weather: 3,801stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4,423rdMost Beautiful Environments: 4,875thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,920thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5,069thHighest Economic Output: 7,520thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 8,470thHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,185thSafest: 9,739thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 10,677thTop
Lowest Crime Rates: 17,592ndLongest Average Lifespans: 17,877thLargest Governments: 18,460thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21,365thMost Stationary: 21,980thMost Influential: 23,241st
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 15th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 82nd in the regionBest Weather: 86th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 105th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 109th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 110th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 111th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 118th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 215th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 229th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 230th in the regionSafest: 274th in the regionTop
Most Stationary: 322nd in the regionMost Influential: 393rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 435th in the regionLargest Governments: 472nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 477th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 481st in the region

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