Largest Mining Sector: 33rd Most Avoided: 35th Highest Unexpected Death Rate: 38th
The Caliphate of
Corporate Police State
Caliph instead of the Caliph
Regional Influence
Negotiator
Region
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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The Caliphate of Iznogoud is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Caliph with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, zero percent divorce rate, and ubiquitous missile silos. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 28.205 billion Iznogoudians are ruled with an iron fist by the corrupt, dictatorship government, which oppresses anyone who isn't on the board of a Fortune 500 company. Large corporations tend to be above the law, and use their financial clout to gain ever-increasing government benefits at the expense of the poor and unemployed.

The minute, corrupt, moralistic, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, with Social Policy and Environment not funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Baghdad. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Iznogoudian economy, worth an astonishing 14,889 trillion dinars a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Woodchip Exports. Average income is a breathtaking 527,908 dinars, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,894,840 per year while the poor average 49,026, a ratio of 59.0 to 1.

The government's economic policy is "sort it yourself", Merry Birthday is a popular protest song despite the risk of fines and royalty dues, Baghdad is a police state during international summits, and pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects. 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. Iznogoud's national animal is the camel, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is a major religion.

Iznogoud is ranked 181,583rd in the world and 80th in Scandinavia for Longest Average Lifespans, with 19.28 Years.

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Largest Mining Sector: 33rdMost Avoided: 35thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 38thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 63rdHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 72ndHighest Economic Output: 76thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 84thLargest Insurance Industry: 93rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 101stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 104thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 105thHighest Average Incomes: 116thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 122ndLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 122ndLargest Agricultural Sector: 156thLargest Information Technology Sector: 222ndRudest Citizens: 232ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 242ndMost Corrupt Governments: 319thLargest Populations: 388thLowest Crime Rates: 413thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 449thLargest Retail Industry: 514thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 530thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 957thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,364thTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 1,994thMost Influential: 2,372ndMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,201stMost Devout: 4,323rdLargest Black Market: 4,516thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,604thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 5,535thLargest Gambling Industry: 6,613thSmartest Citizens: 8,269thFattest Citizens: 8,627thMost Pro-Market: 8,806thLargest Governments: 9,045thTop
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Most Extreme: 10,354thMost Stationary: 14,676thMost Conservative: 16,704thHealthiest Citizens: 17,400th
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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionMost Extreme: 2nd in the regionMost Devout: 3rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 3rd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 4th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 4th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 4th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 4th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 4th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 4th in the regionTop
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Largest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 5th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 5th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 5th in the regionMost Conservative: 5th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 5th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 6th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 7th in the regionFattest Citizens: 8th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Iznogoud was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Fattest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, pollution is on the rise along with government approvals of fracking projects.
  • : Iznogoud was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Fattest Citizens and Most Pro-Market.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, Baghdad is a police state during international summits.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, Merry Birthday is a popular protest song despite the risk of fines and royalty dues.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, the government's economic policy is "sort it yourself".
  • : Iznogoud was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Greatest Rich-Poor Divides and the Top 10% for Most Extreme.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, mournful opera fans place bouquets of roses at a 3000 capacity parking lot.
  • : Following new legislation in Iznogoud, homeless people can be found sleeping on streets in front of unoccupied second homes.
  • : Iznogoud was reclassified from "Iron Fist Consumerists" to "Corporate Police State".

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