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The Winking Lizard of Fizban


Category: Father Knows Best State
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Location: The North Pacific

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The Winking Lizard of Fizban is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Efernaldred Koran Collins with an iron fist, and renowned for its pith helmet sales, otherworldly petting zoo, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, devout population of 4.715 billion Fizbans 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Industry, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ankh-Morpork. The average income tax rate is 67.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Fizbanian economy, worth 848 trillion septums a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, and Retail. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 179,938 septums, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.2 times as much as the poorest.

Toy versions of heroin paraphernalia let kids pretend to be their favourite TV characters, suppression of pro-democracy protests is a daily occurrence, strange men lingering in offices distributing television sets is a basis for a system of government, and trespassers entering Efernaldred Koran Collins's office are immediately vaporized. Crime is totally unknown. Fizban's national animal is the Gorfursyat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Thaumaturgy.

Fizban is ranked 169,365th in the world and 7,439th in The North Pacific for Most Politically Free, scoring 22.14 on the Diebold Election Inking Scale.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 204thMost Influential: 362ndTop
Largest Soda Pop Sector: 3,925thLargest Retail Industry: 4,030thNudest: 5,388thLargest Black Market: 5,528thMost Cheerful Citizens: 5,976thMost Armed: 6,064thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 6,080thLargest Publishing Industry: 6,089thHighest Average Incomes: 8,423rdMost Efficient Economies: 8,733rdMost Rebellious Youth: 8,785thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 8,991stMost Valuable International Artwork: 9,166thMost Cultured: 9,577thMost Inclusive: 10,098thTop
Most Developed: 10,397thMost Subsidized Industry: 10,424thHighest Poor Incomes: 10,515thMost Scientifically Advanced: 11,519thMost Corrupt Governments: 12,541stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,564thSmartest Citizens: 12,629thLargest Information Technology Sector: 13,576thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 16,323rdMost Advanced Public Education: 16,865thLargest Governments: 17,098thLargest Welfare Programs: 19,312thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 19,326thHighest Economic Output: 20,067th
Most Influential: 104th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 157th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 157th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 203rd in the regionNudest: 221st in the regionMost Armed: 223rd in the regionLargest Black Market: 227th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 294th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 319th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 320th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 326th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 363rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 415th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 466th in the regionTop
Most Cultured: 489th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 490th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 532nd in the regionMost Stationary: 537th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 538th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 551st in the regionMost Inclusive: 593rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 601st in the regionMost Developed: 603rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 635th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 644th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 695th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 726th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 750th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 758th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 762nd in the regionLargest Governments: 841st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 871st in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 871st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 878th in the region

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