Most Authoritarian: 2,508th Most Extreme: 6,775th Largest Populations: 7,996th
The Queen's State of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Whatever Happens, Happens
Regional Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
Struggling
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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The Queen's State of Desmonwood is a gargantuan, orderly nation, notable for its compulsory military service, punitive income tax rates, and stringent health and safety legislation. The cynical population of 12.35 billion Desmonwoodians 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 government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded, well-organized morass — juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Environment. The average income tax rate is 88.1%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The large but sluggish Desmonwoodian economy, worth 298 trillion betales a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Soda Sales, and Gambling. Average income is 24,163 betales, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

School uniforms are compulsory, none has been named as Desmonwood's national religion, the alarmingly racist TV show 'Bigtopians Say the Darndest Things' is a hit, and teams of painters are converting road signs from horse lengths to kilometers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Desmonwood's national animal is the deer, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is none.

Desmonwood is ranked 52,846th in the world and 198th in Ancient Lands for Longest Average Lifespans, with 64.11 Years.

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Most Authoritarian: 2,508thMost Extreme: 6,775thLargest Populations: 7,996thTop
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Most Income Equality: 10,238thHighest Average Tax Rates: 12,839th
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Lowest Crime Rates: 9th in the regionLargest Governments: 9th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 12th in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 17th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 17th in the regionMost Pacifist: 21st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 24th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 26th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 35th in the regionMost Cultured: 35th in the regionSafest: 39th in the regionMost Income Equality: 61st in the regionMost Devout: 64th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 86th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 102nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 118th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Desmonwood's influence in Ancient Lands rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Largest Populations.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Authoritarian and Most Extreme and the Top 10% for Most Income Equality, Highest Average Tax Rates, and Largest Populations.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Largest Public Transport Department.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Safest.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Authoritarian.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Lowest Crime Rates.
  • : Desmonwood was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Longest Average Lifespans.

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by Max Barry

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