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The Protectorate of Lyras

“Undaunted”

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
Civil Rights:
Unheard Of
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Unheard Of

Location: Greater Dienstad

Regional Influence: Duckspeaker

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Lyras was Commended by Security Council Resolution # 274

The Protectorate of Lyras is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Warmarshal Leon Krell with an iron fist, and remarkable for its deadly medical pandemics, free-roaming dinosaurs, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 31.648 billion Lyrans 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 is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Environment and Social Policy not funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Bredubar. The average income tax rate is 98.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Lyran economy, worth an astonishing 15,793 trillion Varessan crowns 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Uranium Mining. 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 an amazing 499,027 Varessan crowns, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.9 times as much as the poorest.

The government nonchalantly sells old nukes to other countries, school lockers are filled with fancy underwear, the military is plagued with unethical researchers, and the government defends a woman's right to choose. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Lyras's national animal is the Lyran Drop Bear, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Lyras is ranked 207,181st in the world and 57th in Greater Dienstad for Least Corrupt Governments, with 9.62 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 15thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 24thLargest Black Market: 25thHighest Economic Output: 131stHighest Average Incomes: 296thMost Armed: 373rdHighest Poor Incomes: 384thFattest Citizens: 851stLargest Mining Sector: 1,007thLargest Governments: 1,207thMost Avoided: 1,241stLargest Populations: 1,651stMost Corrupt Governments: 1,853rdLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,950thTop
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Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,168thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,382ndLargest Insurance Industry: 2,468thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2,791stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,118thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,554thMost Scientifically Advanced: 3,789thMost Efficient Economies: 7,289thLargest Agricultural Sector: 7,520thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 7,579thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,232ndMost Influential: 8,260thTop
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Most Subsidized Industry: 10,719thLargest Publishing Industry: 11,059thLowest Crime Rates: 12,160thMost Conservative: 13,014thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 14,346thMost Authoritarian: 15,079thMost Devout: 15,529thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 17,213thLargest Retail Industry: 18,557thRudest Citizens: 19,458thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 20,265th
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Black Market: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 3rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 3rd in the regionTop
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Largest Governments: 4th in the regionMost Conservative: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 5th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 5th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the regionMost Extreme: 6th in the regionMost Avoided: 6th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 6th in the region

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