by Max Barry

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Largest Agricultural Sector: 4,466th Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,694th Most Advanced Public Transport: 7,225th
The Koninkrijk of
Iron Fist Consumerists
Our Blood, Our Pride.
King Franz V
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population6.272 billion

LeaderKing Franz V


The Koninkrijk of Rohst is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by King Franz V with an iron fist, and remarkable for its triple-decker prams, irreverence towards religion, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 6.272 billion Rohstians 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 large, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ultrecht. The average income tax rate is 79.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Rohstian economy, worth 825 trillion guilders a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Book Publishing. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 131,614 guilders, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Students at universities think exercise bikes are pieces of abstract art, the arms industry is backed by government subsidies and harsh anti-protest laws are in place, one does not simply walk into the tundra, and politicians sweat as journalists scour internet archives for any mention of them. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Rohst's national animal is the lion, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Rohst is ranked 171,254th in the world and 5th in Eradia for Most Inclusive, scoring 8.61 on the Mandela-Wollstonecraft Non-Discrimination Index.

Largest Agricultural Sector: 4,466thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 6,694thMost Advanced Public Transport: 7,225thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 7,385thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,256thLowest Crime Rates: 8,360thTop
Healthiest Citizens: 9,505thMost Advanced Public Education: 9,757thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,156thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10,302ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 11,165thMost Developed: 12,140thMost Corrupt Governments: 12,341stLargest Governments: 12,758thHighest Average Tax Rates: 13,638thBest Weather: 13,843rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,439thLargest Welfare Programs: 14,505thMost Secular: 16,317thLargest Publishing Industry: 16,680thSmartest Citizens: 16,949thHighest Economic Output: 17,136thHighest Average Incomes: 17,485th

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Rohst's influence in Eradia fell from "Superpower" to "Power".
  • : Rohst lodged a message on the Eradia Regional Message Board.
  • : Rohst updated the World Factbook entry in Eradia.
  • : The Oppressed Peoples of Eradia Admin appointed Rohst as Vampirführer with authority over Appearance, Border Control, Communications, Embassies, and Polls in Eradia.
  • : Rohst's influence in Eradia fell from "Dominator" to "Superpower".
  • : Rohst's influence in Eradia fell from "Hermit" to "Dominator".
  • : Rohst's influence in Eradia rose from "Zero" to "Hermit".
  • : Rohst relocated from Rohst to Eradia.
  • : Rohst changed the regional password in Rohst.
  • : Rohst password-protected Rohst.


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