Most Influential: 94thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 217thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 372nd
The Holy Imperium of
Iron Fist Consumerists
Empire et mon droit
Influence
Apprentice
Region
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Ostermarch

Population11.301 billion

CapitalEl Escorial
LeaderMaximilian
FaithImperial Cult

Currencycrown
Animaldemigryph

The Holy Imperium of Ostermarch is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Maximilian with an iron fist, and remarkable for its closed borders, complete absence of social welfare, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 11.301 billion Imperials are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of El Escorial. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 92.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Imperial economy, worth a remarkable 4,985 trillion crowns a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Retail, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 441,131 crowns, with the richest citizens earning 5.6 times as much as the poorest.

Red text rains down on the head of anyone who dares to step out of line (Ostermarch has found 2 easter eggs), blood stains the floors of the execution room and the hands of the state, quiet professionalism has returned to the nation's armed forces, and the Farmer's Almanac is the most popular college textbook. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ostermarch's national animal is the demigryph, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Imperial Cult.

Ostermarch is ranked 9,959th in the world and 182nd in Europe for Smartest Citizens, with 92.54 quips per hour.

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Most Influential: 94thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 217thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 372ndLargest Black Market: 472ndLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 507thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 633rdHighest Average Incomes: 644thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 677thLargest Insurance Industry: 779thLargest Retail Industry: 792ndMost Corrupt Governments: 830thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 898thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 921stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,051stMost Subsidized Industry: 1,165thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,212thLowest Crime Rates: 1,260thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,317thMost Efficient Economies: 1,531stLargest Agricultural Sector: 1,535thLargest Information Technology Sector: 1,778thLargest Mining Sector: 2,162ndHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2,197thMost Devout: 2,362ndFattest Citizens: 2,461stHighest Economic Output: 2,576thTop
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Largest Governments: 2,893rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,022ndHighest Poor Incomes: 3,113thRudest Citizens: 4,083rdLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,697thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5,336thMost Patriotic: 6,329thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,117thMost Advanced Public Transport: 9,879thSmartest Citizens: 9,959thMost Stationary: 10,758thTop
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Most Advanced Public Education: 13,328thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 14,206thMost Developed: 23,087thMost Conservative: 24,680th
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 5th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 6th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 7th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 9th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 10th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 12th in the regionTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 15th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 18th in the regionMost Devout: 22nd in the regionFattest Citizens: 22nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 23rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 23rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 29th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 30th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 31st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 32nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 34th in the regionLargest Governments: 42nd in the regionMost Stationary: 45th in the regionMost Influential: 47th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 54th in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 57th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 58th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 60th in the regionTop
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Most Patriotic: 68th in the regionRudest Citizens: 74th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 95th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 98th in the regionLargest Populations: 106th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 119th in the regionMost Conservative: 123rd in the region

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