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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 13,405thLargest Insurance Industry: 18,220thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 19,323rd
The Dominion of
Moralistic Democracy
We are a colony of the Nation of Ebonhand
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Political Freedom

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Population4.913 billion

LeaderKing Griffin I of Ebonhand


The Dominion of Griffindor13 is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by King Griffin I of Ebonhand with an even hand, and remarkable for its enslaved workforce, ubiquitous missile silos, and keen interest in outer space. The hard-nosed, hard-working, devout population of 4.913 billion Ebonhandians are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The medium-sized, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Greywolfe. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 36.7%.

The frighteningly efficient Griffindor13ian economy, worth 499 trillion Denars a year, is fairly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is notable. Average income is an impressive 101,723 Denars, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 310,743 per year while the poor average 25,810, a ratio of 12.0 to 1.

The nation's soldiers often believe they're in the Air Force, increasing numbers of children in Griffindor13 have different eye and hair color to their supposed fathers, the Greywolfe Prison Revue puts on a better stage show than anything in the Theatre District, and thrift shops are closing their doors. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Griffindor13's national animal is the Velociraptor, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Griffindor13 is ranked 224,407th in the world and 4th in Ebonhand for Most Primitive, scoring -224.03 on the Scary Big Number Scale.

Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 13,405thLargest Insurance Industry: 18,220thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 19,323rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 20,279thLargest Black Market: 22,474thLargest Information Technology Sector: 22,565thMost Scientifically Advanced: 22,937thMost Efficient Economies: 23,113th

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