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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, devout nation, ruled by Pikatroid with an iron fist, and remarkable for its parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, cynical population of 14.973 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 3,077th in Lazarus and 108,199th in the world for Shortest Average Lifespan, scoring -35 on the Bus Surprisal Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 15 days ago

  • 5 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Popular Tourist Destinations.
  • 6 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Most Authoritarian.
  • 7 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Eco-Friendly Governments.
  • 10 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Welfare Programs.
  • 12 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Best Weather.
  • 13 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Defense Forces.
  • 14 days ago: Pikatroid was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • 16 days ago: Pikatroid altered its national flag.
  • 16 days ago: Pikatroid was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 28 days ago: Pikatroid ceased to exist.

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by Max Barry

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