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Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,850thMost Authoritarian: 10,161stHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 16,032nd
The Most Omnipotent Government of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Je Dio ni Fidas
Civil Rights
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The Greater Gothic Empire

Population2.465 billion

CapitalWorld Capital Gothica
LeaderHer Majesty Empress Victoria II
FaithGothic Heterodoxy


The Most Omnipotent Government of The Greater Gothic Empire is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Her Majesty Empress Victoria II with an iron fist, and renowned for its frequent executions, pith helmet sales, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical, devout population of 2.465 billion Goths are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The large, socially-minded, 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 World Capital Gothica. The average income tax rate is 51.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but underdeveloped Gothic economy, worth 78.0 trillion skatts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector is dominated by the Trout Farming industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Book Publishing, and Cheese Exports. Average income is 31,630 skatts, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Orphans would rather live their life of luxury than be adopted by prospective parents, 13-year-old internet trolls are treated as a threat on par with terrorists, the government advises foreign diplomats to speak softly and carry a big bag of cash, and Her Majesty Empress Victoria II has taken to wearing medal-adorned military uniform in all public appearances. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. The Greater Gothic Empire's national animal is the raven, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Gothic Heterodoxy.

The Greater Gothic Empire is ranked 58,506th in the world and 1st in Eisenheim for Highest Average Tax Rates, with 51.12 Effective Tax Rate.

Largest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,850thMost Authoritarian: 10,161stTop
Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 16,032nd

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