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The Kingdom of Pyrolax

“Patria o Muerte!”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
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The Kingdom of Pyrolax is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Pyro with an iron fist, and remarkable for its state-planned economy, frequent executions, and avowedly heterosexual populace. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 4.535 billion Pyrolaxians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Administration, and Education also on the agenda. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pyrolax City. The average income tax rate is 79.2%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The sizeable but stagnant Pyrolaxian economy, worth 76.3 trillion Rubles 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 slick, highly efficient, quite specialized black market in Trout Farming and Arms Manufacturing. 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 16,829 Rubles, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Fewer people are bathing as citizens must show ration stamps before they can turn on their faucets, debates on whether toilet seats should be left up or down are increasingly commonplace, all alcohol is banned, and citizens may not "love, honor and obey" anyone except the State. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Pyrolax's national animal is the Kakapo, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Pyromania.

Pyrolax is ranked 259,108th in the world and 91st in Psychotic Dictatorships for Largest Retail Industry, scoring -14.28 on the Shrinkwrap Consignment Productivity Index.

Most Authoritarian: 834thMost Extreme: 1,824thTop
Most Secular: 3,255thMost Conservative: 3,269thMost Income Equality: 13,391stTop
Highest Average Tax Rates: 16,264thMost Patriotic: 18,971stLowest Crime Rates: 22,520thBest Weather: 23,605thMost Ignorant Citizens: 24,459th
Most Extreme: 9th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 9th in the region

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