by Max Barry

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Most Devout: 1,636thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,657thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,790th
The Empire of
Corporate Police State
In Pace Sumus, Belli Imperium
Emperor Diego
Chief Warmonger
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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Population5.264 billion

CapitalCiudad de Roma
LeaderEmperor Diego


The Empire of Romextly is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Emperor Diego with an iron fist, and notable for its museums and concert halls, free-roaming dinosaurs, and spontaneously combusting cars. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 5.264 billion Romextlyians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The medium-sized, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Law & Order, Industry, and Education are also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ciudad de Roma. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 43.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Romextlyian economy, worth 852 trillion Pesos a year, is broadly diversified and dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Tourism, Information Technology, and Book Publishing. Black market activity is notable. Average income is an impressive 161,953 Pesos, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 590,981 per year while the poor average 31,513, a ratio of 18.8 to 1.

New arrivals are asked the location of the Minister of the Interior's birthmark, employers may fire workers without giving any reason, citizens with artificial limbs are forbidden to serve as beauty pageant judges, and money grows on trees. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Romextly's national animal is the Hawk, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Catholic.

Romextly is ranked 20,479th in the world and 6th in International Strategic Alliance for Most Advanced Law Enforcement, scoring 5,234.37 on the Orwell Orderliness Index.

Most Devout: 1,636thTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 3,657thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,790thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,912thMost Patriotic: 6,879thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,362ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 7,563rdMost Corrupt Governments: 7,617thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 8,342ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8,702ndLowest Crime Rates: 9,213thMost Efficient Economies: 10,736thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 11,245thTop
Largest Retail Industry: 11,820thHighest Average Incomes: 11,888thLargest Publishing Industry: 13,156thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,468thMost Cultured: 13,571stMost Developed: 16,392ndLargest Black Market: 17,222ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 18,905thMost Pro-Market: 19,664thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,479thLargest Governments: 20,943rdHealthiest Citizens: 21,342ndMost Subsidized Industry: 21,403rdLongest Average Lifespans: 22,345thHighest Economic Output: 22,517thLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,259th
Largest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionMost Pro-Market: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Romextly was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Patriotic and the Top 10% for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • : Romextly was reclassified from "Corporate Police State" to "Compulsory Consumerist State".
  • : Romextly voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Fairness in Elections".
  • : Romextly was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Information Technology Sector.
  • : Romextly voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Commend HumanSanity".
  • : Romextly voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Corporal Punishment Ban".
  • : Romextly was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Average Incomes.
  • : Romextly published "OOC stuff for a boring person (WIP)" (Factbook: Miscellaneous).
  • : Romextly voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Protecting Native Prairies and Grasslands"".
  • : Romextly was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Highest Average Incomes and Highest Wealthy Incomes.


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