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The Exalted Supremacy of
Corporate Police State Halliburton
Crush Their Spirits and You Will Control Their Minds
Influence
Handshaker
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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East Borland

Population39.3 billion

CapitalThe Lair
LeaderHis Supreme Eminence
FaithOppression

CurrencySlave
AnimalGila Monster

The Exalted Supremacy of East Borland is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by His Supreme Eminence with an iron fist, and remarkable for its disturbing lack of elderly people, aversion to nipples, and complete lack of public education. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 39.3 billion East Borlandists 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 tiny, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, although Law & Order and Industry are also considered important, while Environment and Social Policy aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Lair. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient East Borlandian economy, worth an astonishing 35,817 trillion Slaves a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Uranium Mining, Retail, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is notable. Average income is a breathtaking 911,374 Slaves, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 5,817,838 per year while the poor average 58,642, a ratio of 99.2 to 1.

Harry Potter books are banned, a burger chain recently changed its name to Mack Donaldz for legal reasons, it's entirely possible foreign diplomats misheard when East Borland offered the words "peace be upon you", and to 'cut off family ties' is no longer just a phrase. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. East Borland's national animal is the Gila Monster, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Oppression.

East Borland is ranked 21,209th in the world and 47th in The Alliance of Dictators for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with zero valid endorsements.

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Most Corrupt Governments: 1stMost Avoided: 1stLargest Mining Sector: 6thLargest Insurance Industry: 8thMost Patriotic: 8thFattest Citizens: 8thHighest Disposable Incomes: 9thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 9thMost Secular: 10thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 12thHighest Economic Output: 16thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 17thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 19thHighest Average Incomes: 23rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 24thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 26thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 28thLargest Retail Industry: 30thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 36thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 37thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 39thMost Efficient Economies: 41stMost Ignorant Citizens: 51stRudest Citizens: 94thLargest Governments: 161stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 176thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 218thLowest Crime Rates: 262ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 271stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 770thLargest Populations: 793rdMost Stationary: 1,102ndMost Primitive: 1,586thTop
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Largest Black Market: 3,098thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,284thMost Subsidized Industry: 5,236thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 6,061stMost Influential: 7,563rdMost Conservative: 11,181stMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,165thTop
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Most Valuable International Artwork: 13,757thLargest Gambling Industry: 17,252ndMost World Assembly Endorsements: 21,209thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 22,499thLargest Information Technology Sector: 24,299th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionMost Patriotic: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 4th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 4th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 6th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 6th in the regionMost Primitive: 6th in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 9th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 11th in the regionMost Influential: 12th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 12th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, to 'cut off family ties' is no longer just a phrase.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, it's entirely possible foreign diplomats misheard when East Borland offered the words "peace be upon you".
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, a burger chain recently changed its name to Mack Donaldz for legal reasons.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, Harry Potter books are banned.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, the government's official position on invasive species is 'who cares?'.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, nations across the world are quick to praise His Supreme Eminence's good looks and intellectual prowess.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, woodcutter axes are cited as the most common cause of death amongst Gila Monsters.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, an increasing number of citizens believe the world is flat.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, city sidewalks are crowded with overweight people.
  • : Following new legislation in East Borland, oil rigs in winter are heated by contained oil slick fires.

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