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Most Primitive: 97thMost Ignorant Citizens: 200thHighest Crime Rates: 287th
The Delegate Ejector of
Left-Leaning College State
Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.
High Priest Howard Phillips
Civil Rights
Political Freedom

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The Cult of the Great Cthulhu

Population4.869 billion

CapitalNew Rlyeh
LeaderHigh Priest Howard Phillips
FaithThe Cthulhu Cult


The Delegate Ejector of The Cult of the Great Cthulhu is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by High Priest Howard Phillips with an even hand, and notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, smutty television, and ban on automobiles. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 4.869 billion Cthulhu Cultists enjoy extensive civil freedoms, particularly in social issues, while business tends to be more regulated.

The relatively small, corrupt, liberal government is dominated by the Department of Defense, although Spirituality and Industry are also considered important, while Law & Order and Education receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Rlyeh. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 36.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Cultic economy, worth 873 trillion cthulheons a year, is quite specialized and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Gambling, and Soda Sales. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 179,397 cthulheons, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 708,761 per year while the poor average 30,742, a ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Major polluting industries have painted a lot of their machines green to give an impression of caring about the environment, census workers struggle to account for the rapidly increasing number of citizens to tabulate, 9 out of 10 consumers think that vitamins can cure cancer, and dining out often involves cuttlefish on the plate no matter what you order. Crime, especially youth-related, is all-pervasive, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. The Cult of the Great Cthulhu's national animal is the cuttlefish, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to heavy metals seepage into national waterways, and its national religion is The Cthulhu Cult.

The Cult of the Great Cthulhu is ranked 8,478th in the world and 194th in The East Pacific for Highest Average Incomes, with 179,397.49 Standard Monetary Units.

Most Primitive: 97thMost Ignorant Citizens: 200thHighest Crime Rates: 287thMost Armed: 307thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 317thMost Devout: 347thRudest Citizens: 455thLargest Retail Industry: 617thFattest Citizens: 651stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 773rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 883rdMost Influential: 1,037thLargest Gambling Industry: 1,178thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,181stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,509thMost Avoided: 1,736thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,932ndTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 2,670thLargest Black Market: 3,463rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 3,600thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,901stHighest Disposable Incomes: 4,974thMost Corrupt Governments: 5,448thHighest Average Incomes: 8,478thTop
Most Efficient Economies: 11,681stHighest Drug Use: 12,035thMost Cultured: 14,579thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15,555thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,987thHighest Economic Output: 19,370th
Most Armed: 5th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionMost Primitive: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 9th in the regionMost Devout: 10th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 10th in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 11th in the regionFattest Citizens: 15th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 16th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 20th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 22nd in the regionMost Avoided: 27th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 31st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 33rd in the regionMost Influential: 35th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 52nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 60th in the regionLargest Black Market: 65th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 79th in the regionTop
Highest Disposable Incomes: 90th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 120th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 125th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 164th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 194th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 282nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 296th in the regionMost Cultured: 363rd in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 455th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 476th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 484th in the regionMost Stationary: 555th in the regionNudest: 628th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 674th in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 795th in the region

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