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The Holy Empire of Teoceto

“For god”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
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Location: The East Pacific

Regional Influence: Sprat


The Holy Empire of Teoceto is a colossal, cultured nation, renowned for its ritual sacrifices, keen interest in outer space, and avowedly heterosexual populace. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 9.582 billion Teocetoans 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 juggles the competing demands of Administration, Spirituality, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 98.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Teocetoan economy, worth a remarkable 2,466 trillion Koloes 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, highly specialized black market in Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, Basket Weaving, and Furniture Restoration. 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 257,456 Koloes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

God-fearing citizens can be seen in prayer circles around the Big Max impact crater, family bonding sessions are considered immoral and are banned, science labs across the country languish in cobwebs as the government turns its attentions to spiritual matters, and belligerent citizens shoot at passing clouds for 'violating their airspace'. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Teoceto's national animal is the Owl, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Tecetamisin.

Teoceto is ranked 6,360th in the world and 105th in The East Pacific for Highest Economic Output, with 2,466 trillion Standard Monetary Units.

Most Devout: 7thMost Primitive: 40thMost Ignorant Citizens: 45thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 109thBest Weather: 382ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 632ndLargest Black Market: 636thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 742ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 743rdMost Corrupt Governments: 911thMost Subsidized Industry: 940thMost Beautiful Environments: 1,055thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,528thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,581stLowest Crime Rates: 1,755thMost Cultured: 1,899thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,086thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,201stTop
Most Efficient Economies: 2,729thMost Advanced Public Transport: 3,138thLargest Welfare Programs: 3,204thHighest Average Incomes: 3,233rdLargest Governments: 3,414thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 3,581stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,955thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,706thMost Advanced Public Education: 5,757thHighest Economic Output: 6,360thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 7,789thMost Stationary: 10,682ndMost Armed: 11,821stTop
Most Authoritarian: 13,268thMost Influential: 14,271stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 14,878thLongest Average Lifespans: 18,696th
Most Devout: 1st in the regionMost Primitive: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Ignorant Citizens: 3rd in the regionBest Weather: 9th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11th in the regionLargest Black Market: 12th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 16th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 24th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 31st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 33rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 33rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 42nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 45th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 45th in the regionMost Cultured: 47th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 57th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 62nd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 63rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 65th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 78th in the regionTop
Largest Welfare Programs: 90th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 94th in the regionLargest Governments: 100th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 105th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 107th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 149th in the regionMost Stationary: 152nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 171st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 217th in the regionLargest Populations: 245th in the regionMost Armed: 278th in the regionTop
Highest Wealthy Incomes: 424th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 584th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 594th in the regionMost Influential: 732nd in the region

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