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Largest Information Technology Sector: 104th Highest Poor Incomes: 405th Most Secular: 428th
The Rogue Nation of
Psychotic Dictatorship
The only constant in politics: change
Primarch Dicko
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Few
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Dicko

Population4.521 billion

CapitalThe Citadel
LeaderPrimarch Dicko

CurrencyBitcoin
AnimalGryphon

The Rogue Nation of Dicko is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Primarch Dicko with an iron fist, and renowned for its keen interest in outer space, parental licensing program, and restrictive gun laws. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 4.521 billion Dickoans 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Citadel. The average income tax rate is 97.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Dickoan economy, worth a remarkable 1,469 trillion Bitcoins 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, broadly diversified black market in Information Technology, Uranium Mining, Retail, and Arms Manufacturing. 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 325,138 Bitcoins, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Arbitration is mightier than the sword, ersatz chicken has left the nation's citizens with a bad taste in their mouths, the latest Harry Potter book is a bestseller, and the "war on terror" doesn't seem to be making Dickoans any less frightened. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Dicko's national animal is the Gryphon, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Dicko is ranked 405th in the world and 18th in The North Pacific for Highest Poor Incomes, with 241,921.4 Standard Monetary Units.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 104thHighest Poor Incomes: 405thMost Secular: 428thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 431stMost Corrupt Governments: 500thMost Scientifically Advanced: 580thMost Influential: 678thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 691stMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 768thLowest Crime Rates: 801stHighest Average Incomes: 1,061stLargest Black Market: 1,066thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,180thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,200thLargest Governments: 1,577thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,680thTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 2,231stFattest Citizens: 2,437thHighest Average Tax Rates: 2,554thSmartest Citizens: 2,712thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,838thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,242ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 3,634thLargest Insurance Industry: 3,894thLargest Retail Industry: 4,073rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,182ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 4,216thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,640thMost Efficient Economies: 6,877thHighest Economic Output: 7,591stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 8,139thTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 9,983rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,961stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 14,196thMost Authoritarian: 15,069th
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 18th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 19th in the regionMost Secular: 22nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 25th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 26th in the regionLargest Black Market: 28th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 35th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 40th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 44th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 44th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 46th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 52nd in the regionLargest Governments: 66th in the regionFattest Citizens: 72nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 83rd in the regionTop
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Highest Average Tax Rates: 107th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 129th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 132nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 144th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 150th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 189th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 200th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 202nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 202nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 207th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 217th in the regionMost Influential: 261st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 316th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 385th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 397th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 465th in the regionTop
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Most Stationary: 587th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 638th in the regionLargest Populations: 703rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 821st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 911th in the region

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