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The Spurious Dictatorship of Azilam

“Labour, Courage, Genius”

Category: Authoritarian Democracy
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Location: Montrandecs Neighbours

Regional Influence: Superpower


The Spurious Dictatorship of Azilam is a gargantuan, cultured nation, notable for its state-planned economy, compulsory military service, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, humorless, devout population of 12.416 billion Azilamians are prohibited from doing almost everything except voting, which they do timidly and conservatively.

The large, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Administration, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Qaqenek. The average income tax rate is 64.8%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Azilamian economy, worth a remarkable 1,100 trillion Eetes 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, quite specialized black market in Soda Sales, Beef-Based Agriculture, Basket Weaving, and Trout Farming. 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 88,636 Eetes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

The government confiscates candy from babies for 'the greater good' of the nation, Azilamian TV is considered cruel and unusual punishment in other countries, new funding allows inner city teachers to replace school laptops almost as fast as they get stolen, and asking 'a penny for your thoughts?' draws law enforcement response. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Azilam's national animal is the panther, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

Azilam is ranked 228,180th in the world and 82nd in Montrandecs Neighbours for Fattest Citizens, with 8.61 Obesity Rate.

Most Primitive: 2,034thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2,363rdTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 3,112thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,491stMost Ignorant Citizens: 3,996thMost Devout: 4,165thLargest Black Market: 5,671stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,643rdNudest: 7,865thMost Subsidized Industry: 11,334thMost Valuable International Artwork: 11,515thTop
Most Corrupt Governments: 14,334thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 17,868thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 19,457thHighest Economic Output: 19,561stHighest Poor Incomes: 23,660thMost Pacifist: 24,535thMost Stationary: 25,933rdMost Advanced Public Education: 26,284thLargest Populations: 26,644thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 26,720th
Most Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionMost Devout: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 1st in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Cultured: 2nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 3rd in the regionNudest: 4th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 4th in the regionMost Developed: 4th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 4th in the regionTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Governments: 5th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 8th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 8th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 8th in the region

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