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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 95thMost Influential: 258thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,915th
The Empress Queen Princess Lady of
Corrupt Dictatorship Well-Meaning Dictatorship
Penguins are good. Pies are better. Both are amazing!
Empress Queen Princess Lady of TSP
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Apprentice
Council on Regional Security Member
Civil Rights
Below Average
Economy
Good
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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PenguinPies

Population15.554 billion

CapitalPenguinPies City
LeaderEmpress Queen Princess Lady of TSP
FaithPIE

CurrencyOreo
AnimalHippo

The Empress Queen Princess Lady of PenguinPies is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Empress Queen Princess Lady of TSP with an iron fist, and renowned for its public floggings, zero percent divorce rate, and complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 15.554 billion PenguinPiesians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of PenguinPies City. The average income tax rate is 94.8%.

The PenguinPiesian economy, worth a remarkable 1,432 trillion Oreos a year, is driven almost entirely by government activity, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched, extremely specialized black market in Cheese Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is 92,122 Oreos, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Books are so highly regarded in PenguinPies that libraries are often revered as holy shrines, male cubicle workers stand up every time a woman enters the room, the nation's universities are often mistaken for foreign embassies, and access to the woods is only granted to those who bring a small shrubbery. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. PenguinPies's national animal is the Hippo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is PIE.

PenguinPies is ranked 12,473rd in the world and 247th in the South Pacific for Highest Economic Output, with 1,432 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 95thMost Influential: 258thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,915thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,338thTop
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Largest Black Market: 2,535thBest Weather: 2,641stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2,717thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,723rdLargest Welfare Programs: 4,171stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,190thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,412thHighest Average Tax Rates: 5,475thMost Devout: 5,714thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,789thLowest Crime Rates: 6,460thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,821stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 7,824thLongest Average Lifespans: 8,958thLargest Governments: 12,098thTop
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Highest Economic Output: 12,473rdMost Cultured: 13,293rdLargest Populations: 15,465thMost Authoritarian: 16,569thHealthiest Citizens: 17,516thMost Subsidized Industry: 19,336thSmartest Citizens: 19,927thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 21,326thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 22,726th
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Most Influential: 9th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 47th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 62nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 69th in the regionLargest Black Market: 79th in the regionTop
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Most Beautiful Environments: 83rd in the regionBest Weather: 93rd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 126th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 134th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 151st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 162nd in the regionLargest Populations: 173rd in the regionMost Devout: 180th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 181st in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 186th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 195th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 247th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 276th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 287th in the regionLargest Governments: 334th in the regionMost Cultured: 368th in the regionTop
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Healthiest Citizens: 558th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 580th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 590th in the regionMost Stationary: 599th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 666th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 687th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 743rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 744th in the region

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