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Largest Information Technology Sector: 88th Most Scientifically Advanced: 126th Largest Retail Industry: 285th
The Autocratic Empire of
Corrupt Dictatorship Well-Meaning Dictatorship
Whoever rises with a sword, by it shall fall!
Kraldzerina Anastásia III
Influence
Instigator
Region
Civil Rights
Very Good
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Repes

Population8.196 billion

CapitalOmnigrado
LeaderKraldzerina Anastásia III
FaithPantarism

CurrencyRepesian Crown
AnimalRepesian Eagle

The Autocratic Empire of Repes is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by Kraldzerina Anastásia III with an iron fist, and renowned for its rum-swilling pirates, aversion to nipples, and pith helmet sales. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 8.196 billion Repesians 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.

The tiny, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Omnigrado. The average income tax rate is 1.7%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Repesian economy, worth a remarkable 2,829 trillion Repesian Crowns a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Retail, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip 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 an amazing 345,175 Repesian Crowns, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

All Repesians love the taste of self-sufficiency, citizens are deployed to barren deserts to protect small territorial claims, feuilletons can only be deciphered with a Galliennais dictionary, and left-wing militias train children how to properly burn down banks. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Repes's national animal is the Repesian Eagle, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its national religion is Pantarism.

Repes is ranked 23,831st in the world and 20th in Novo Brasil for Nudest, with 198.25 Cheeks Per Square Mile.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 88thMost Scientifically Advanced: 126thLargest Retail Industry: 285thHighest Poor Incomes: 323rdMost Secular: 334thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 353rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 414thMost Corrupt Governments: 692ndHighest Average Incomes: 992ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,092ndLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,152ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,174thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,228thLargest Black Market: 1,332ndLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1,361stSmartest Citizens: 1,486thTop
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Most Inclusive: 1,531stLargest Mining Sector: 1,612thMost Avoided: 1,635thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1,777thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,022ndMost Influential: 2,433rdMost Cultured: 2,504thMost Efficient Economies: 2,623rdHighest Economic Output: 3,593rdMost Subsidized Industry: 5,319thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,374thTop
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Largest Governments: 8,163rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,409thRudest Citizens: 9,857thLowest Crime Rates: 9,934thMost Armed: 11,499thHealthiest Citizens: 12,753rdMost Advanced Public Education: 14,789th
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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Avoided: 2nd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 2nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 3rd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 3rd in the regionTop
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 4th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 4th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5th in the regionMost Inclusive: 5th in the regionMost Income Equality: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 6th in the regionMost Cultured: 6th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 6th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Repes, left-wing militias train children how to properly burn down banks.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, feuilletons can only be deciphered with a Galliennais dictionary.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, citizens are deployed to barren deserts to protect small territorial claims.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, all Repesians love the taste of self-sufficiency.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, t-shirts displaying a photo of Kraldzerina Anastásia III performing the Full-Monty are selling out.
  • : Repes's influence in Novo Brasil rose from "Contender" to "Instigator".
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, the "feminist protest" defence is increasingly common for cases of armed robbery.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, preschools put children down for naps with milk, cookies, and a gruesome story of vengeance.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, the police have been swamped with requests to stay up past bedtime.
  • : Following new legislation in Repes, the police go to great efforts to seize contraband favored by politicians on the police oversight committee.

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