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Largest Information Technology Sector: 156th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 418th Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 585th
The Rogue Nation of
Psychotic Dictatorship
The only constant in politics: change
Primarch Dicko
Influence
Page
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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The Rogue Nation of Dicko is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Primarch Dicko with an iron fist, and notable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, irreverence towards religion, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 3.208 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, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of The Citadel. The average income tax rate is 91.5%.

The frighteningly efficient Dickoan economy, worth 970 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 Pizza Delivery. 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 302,648 Bitcoins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.2 times as much as the poorest.

Mining safety laws are often more expensive than what's being mined, the wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned, doughnut-makers claim their products are healthy because they are fortified with vitamins, and Dicko has one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable 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 29,856th in the world and 836th in The North Pacific for Most Stationary, with 372.83339333092 Days.

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Largest Information Technology Sector: 156thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 418thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 585thMost Scientifically Advanced: 632ndMost Influential: 730thMost Corrupt Governments: 881stMost Secular: 926thLargest Black Market: 982ndHighest Average Incomes: 1,202ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,514thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,596thTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 1,714thFattest Citizens: 1,766thLargest Mining Sector: 1,803rdHighest Drug Use: 1,934thLowest Crime Rates: 2,181stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,186thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,538thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2,612thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,766thLargest Governments: 3,423rdLargest Retail Industry: 3,571stMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,624thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 3,874thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,602ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 4,785thMost Avoided: 4,982ndMost Advanced Public Education: 5,237thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 5,300thSmartest Citizens: 6,030thMost Authoritarian: 6,065thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 6,270thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,727thMost Efficient Economies: 6,860thHighest Average Tax Rates: 7,141stTop
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Most Eco-Friendly Governments: 9,552ndLargest Cheese Export Sector: 10,070thHighest Economic Output: 11,240thMost Conservative: 14,778thMost Extreme: 16,784th
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Largest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 15th in the regionLargest Black Market: 22nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 29th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 30th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 40th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 41st in the regionMost Secular: 45th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 45th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 46th in the regionFattest Citizens: 47th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 54th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 58th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 67th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 76th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 83rd in the regionTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 101st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 118th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 128th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 134th in the regionLargest Governments: 136th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 138th in the regionMost Avoided: 140th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 142nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 158th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 200th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 226th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 232nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 253rd in the regionMost Influential: 262nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 262nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 272nd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 273rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 283rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 351st in the regionMost Authoritarian: 363rd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 420th in the regionTop
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 501st in the regionMost Extreme: 775th in the regionMost Conservative: 805th in the regionMost Stationary: 836th in the regionLargest Populations: 847th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Dicko was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Extreme.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, Dicko has one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, doughnut-makers claim their products are healthy because they are fortified with vitamins.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, the wearing and manufacture of fur apparel is banned.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, mining safety laws are often more expensive than what's being mined.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, children have lost interest in toy guns in favor of toy meth lab kits.
  • : Following new legislation in Dicko, international collectors know that a grease-stain on a work of art probably means it's passed through Dicko.
  • : Dicko was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Subsidized Industry.
  • : Dicko voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Repeal "Marriage Equality"".
  • : Dicko endorsed The Rogue Nation of Midds Conia.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 178 » Avalon, Yaorozu, Great Bights Mum, Unimaginable Doom, Sunto, Barbarossistanian South Brasilistan, Notyoutopia, Sil Dorsett, Meritdom, Cullins, Holy Oranz, Shadowrik, Elspeth and Samina, SillyString, Vegetarian States, Ceretis, Democratic Peoples Republic of the US, Selfgradatude, Frances Francis the First of France, Republic of Dixie, HMS Unicorn, Xentherida, Guslantis, Sankami, The Swedish Republic of New Kenya, Wineclaw, Reannia, Celreostia, Halcon siveriano, Techislovakia, Morrn, Siwale, American MapleStory, The Democratic Republic of Tomb, Indereac Lanx, Tuand Seton, Kaschovia, Apetopia, Kingdom of Space, Malta Comino Gozo, Bharathvarsh, GeorgeTheMiner, Enosville, Wisconsota, Vazali, The Kyziban Islands, Lord Ravenclaw, BouncyAbbeyKitty, Upper Sam Dodovi, Alice Gardens, and 128 others.Mercy Land, Southern Stroraia, Omicron Persei V111, The Rossinite Empire, Pallaith, Northern Gala Arment Toustavo, Free State of Whitemeadow, PlanetPunk, Colony of lasting Hopes, Kwaj, Coemgen, ABC, Amerian States, Lupus Imperium, General COE, Noe-Classic Peoples, Chinstralia, Vszeklina, Friently, Hong Kong Empire, South Grand Mountain, Gnate, Lavanania, Shin-Hachioji, Koda-Land, Cleoskye, Sheppey, Diodone, Kelvaros Prime, Necromonia, Lamexanope, Anima Proxa, Rylam, Che Sana Und, Dadastan Archipelago, Sanjurika, Zedeya, McMasterdonia, Forunte, Yukti, Marsh Castle, Cato Minoria, Plembobria, Maestros haven, Zemnaya Svoboda, Prevaland, The The Bierands, Beowulfe, Aenglaland, AdyLand, Montroyale, Pits and Perverts, Herzliyya, The Utopian Movement, Yaris, New Chilokver, Buckerino, Canne Douthstan, Ausmercia, Sailence, Stareogratia, WE Empire, New Lakemba, Tel Qual, Articune, I Am Bad At Naming Nations, Humptalumpta, Transhumanist Anarchical Union, Clintonburge, Cuyan, Seven Hills, Ainsworth, Holy Eucharist, Yubadai, The Akhara Islands, Cloydicia, Cisplatinaa, The Lancerian Empire, Bayern-Straubing, The Iron Lions, Aldelaria, Coppicia, Mouxordia, Aerilia, Pakistan 001, Moubarakistan, Zandir Antari, Universal State Formula, Territorio di Nessuno, Anna Lisa, United States of Panthalassa, Horsley Land, Slaughterhouse Nine, The Holy Badass Empire, Tredano, Deropia, Gellandia, Panama Coalition, Vogonlandia, Corfad, Fawkenia, Thenaca, Lionia, Inorganic Tomb Thing, Beodarasc, Phillywob, Qactana, EvilSweeden, Unsophisticate, Ribbleton, Weehay, Wodan, Rockym, Tee Googly Coffee Me, Blurds, New Godastrada, Felhaven, Qyrym, Yukkira, Buten, Natorik, Victoriaans Nederlands, Libotionia, Velow, The Bastion Isles, Chamocha, New-El, and Midds Conia.

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