by Max Barry

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Most Influential: 50th Rudest Citizens: 420th Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 540th
The Clampdown of
Anarchy
Pop Tarts for all
Joe Strummer
Regional Influence
Dealmaker
Vocal
Civil Rights
Superb
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Excellent

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The Clampdown of Kaputer is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Joe Strummer with a fair hand, and remarkable for its unlimited-speed roads, pith helmet sales, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, humorless population of 16.559 billion Kaputerians live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, corrupt, liberal government, or what there is of one, is effectively ruled by the Department of Defense, although Law & Order is also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Airstrip One. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Kaputerian economy, worth a remarkable 4,751 trillion Springsteens 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 Information Technology, Gambling, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 286,956 Springsteens, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 1,043,337 per year while the poor average 56,154, a ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Eau de Trashcan has become a wildly popular perfume, the police force is on a recruitment drive, children as young as twelve are conscripted into the armed forces, and crocodile roadkill is smeared across the asphalt of the new Formula One track. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. Kaputer's national animal is the Pug, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Shouldn't have answered that issue.

Kaputer is ranked 41,454th in the world and 94th in Capitalist Paradise for Most Extreme, scoring 23.74 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Most Influential: 50thRudest Citizens: 420thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 540thLargest Gambling Industry: 549thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 654thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 678thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 692ndMost Armed: 894thFattest Citizens: 975thMost Stationary: 1,123rdHighest Economic Output: 1,125thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,171stHighest Average Incomes: 1,375thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,472ndTop
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Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1,698thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,812thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,904thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 2,115thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 2,179thLargest Retail Industry: 2,187thMost Scientifically Advanced: 2,353rdHighest Crime Rates: 2,398thMost Avoided: 2,680thLargest Mining Sector: 3,002ndLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,136thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,496thMost Cultured: 4,167thMost Corrupt Governments: 4,780thLargest Populations: 5,403rdLargest Insurance Industry: 5,648thSmartest Citizens: 7,231stTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 7,803rdNudest: 8,136thLargest Agricultural Sector: 8,765thLargest Black Market: 8,966thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,377thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 9,456thMost Efficient Economies: 10,350thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 11,804thHighest Drug Use: 11,914thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 12,805thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 14,751stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 14,905th
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Most Influential: 1st in the regionTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionMost Stationary: 7th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 10th in the regionTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 15th in the regionRudest Citizens: 20th in the regionNudest: 22nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 23rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 26th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 26th in the regionMost Armed: 26th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 26th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 27th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 27th in the region

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