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The Controlled Lands of Pikatroid

“Totus pro valde rector Pikatroid”

Category: Psychotic Dictatorship
Civil Rights:
Outlawed
Economy:
Struggling
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Lazarus

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The Controlled Lands of Pikatroid is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Pikatroid with an iron fist, and notable for its prohibition of alcohol. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 14.899 billion Pikatroidians are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Defence, with areas such as Social Welfare and Social Equality receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Pikatroid City. The average income tax rate is 99%. The private sector is almost wholly made up of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, although the government is looking at stamping this out.

Every product goes through extensive safety-testing by the government, high-income earners pay a 100% tax rate, naturists are jailed regularly for indecent exposure, and crime suspects are forced to submit to blood testing. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force. Pikatroid's national animal is the Nummy Muffin Coocol Butter, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, its national religion is a major religion, and its currency is the Unobtanium.

Pikatroid is ranked 54th in Lazarus and 1,129th in the world for Largest Defense Forces, with 521 Unexploded Ordnance per Square Mile.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 3 days 1 hour ago

  • 20 hours ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Defense Forces.
  • 1 day 20 hours ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 3 days 22 hours ago: Pikatroid altered its national flag.
  • 3 days 22 hours ago: Pikatroid was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 15 days ago: Pikatroid ceased to exist.
  • 17 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Safest.
  • 19 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Police Ratios.
  • 27 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Beautiful Environments.
  • 29 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 30 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Most Authoritarian.

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by Max Barry

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