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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1,266thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,300thLargest Black Market: 1,724th
The Golden Realm of
Father Knows Best State Suspiciously Liberal Dictatorship
Honour, efficiency, reliability, pride, perfection!
Oathbearer Wolfram
Influence
Squire
Region
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Rare

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Hraban

Population6.112 billion

CapitalBamberg
LeaderOathbearer Wolfram
Faith7 blood oaths

CurrencyCrimson Leaf
AnimalRaven

The Golden Realm of Hraban is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Oathbearer Wolfram with an iron fist, and remarkable for its ubiquitous missile silos, punitive income tax rates, and devotion to social welfare. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 6.112 billion Hrabanians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The large, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Administration also on the agenda, while Social Policy and International Aid receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bamberg. The average income tax rate is 95.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Hrabanian economy, worth a remarkable 1,770 trillion Crimson Leaves a year, is mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Tourism, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is an amazing 289,734 Crimson Leaves, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.4 times as much as the poorest.

The government has forked out millions on an unmade bed that is apparently East Lebatuckese "art", personal injury lawyers are demanding compensation from the government after recent reductions in manufacturer liability, urban high-volume mailers now receive their mail via chauffeur-driven limousines, and economists speak of trusting in the Tao of Free Market Capitalism. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Hraban's national animal is the Raven, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is 7 blood oaths.

Hraban is ranked 214,468th in the world and 6,995th in Lazarus for Most Armed, with 0.18 Weapons Per Person.

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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1,266thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,300thLargest Black Market: 1,724thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,809thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,810thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,859thHighest Average Incomes: 2,302ndTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2,820thLargest Agricultural Sector: 2,950thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,079thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,283rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,306thLargest Governments: 3,923rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,931stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 4,018thMost Subsidized Industry: 4,340thMost Developed: 4,451stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,551stHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,576thMost Influential: 4,884thMost Efficient Economies: 4,903rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,947thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,029thLongest Average Lifespans: 5,692ndHighest Poor Incomes: 6,112thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,301stSmartest Citizens: 6,825thLargest Mining Sector: 7,392ndHighest Economic Output: 9,663rdHealthiest Citizens: 11,137thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,389thTop
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Most Secular: 12,881stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,438thMost Valuable International Artwork: 15,173rdLargest Welfare Programs: 17,353rdMost Beautiful Environments: 19,623rdRudest Citizens: 23,000th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 68th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 80th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 87th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 91st in the regionLargest Black Market: 94th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 100th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 108th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 109th in the regionMost Influential: 122nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 138th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 144th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 151st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 151st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 165th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 175th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 182nd in the regionLargest Governments: 191st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 193rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 214th in the regionMost Developed: 215th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 245th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 253rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 266th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 282nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 308th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 332nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 370th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 411th in the regionTop
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Highest Economic Output: 483rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 509th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 605th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 607th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 607th in the regionMost Stationary: 653rd in the regionMost Secular: 664th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 723rd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Hraban, economists speak of trusting in the Tao of Free Market Capitalism.
  • : Following new legislation in Hraban, urban high-volume mailers now receive their mail via chauffeur-driven limousines.
  • : Following new legislation in Hraban, personal injury lawyers are demanding compensation from the government after recent reductions in manufacturer liability.
  • : Following new legislation in Hraban, the government has forked out millions on an unmade bed that is apparently East Lebatuckese "art".
  • : Following new legislation in Hraban, most citizens in Hraban are abject pyrophobes after extremely graphic pamphlets were mailed nationwide by the government.
  • : Hraban voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Freedom Of Association".
  • : Hraban lodged a message on the Lazarus Regional Message Board.
  • : Hraban lodged a message on the Lazarus Regional Message Board.
  • : Hraban lodged a message on the Lazarus Regional Message Board.
  • : Hraban lodged a message on the Lazarus Regional Message Board.

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