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Most Efficient Economies: 555th Most World Assembly Endorsements: 629th Most Influential: 931st
The Kingdom of
Father Knows Best State
Way Down In Kokomo
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Few

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Kokomo Island

Population8.425 billion

CapitalKokomo
LeaderKing Koko B Ware
FaithKokothism

CurrencyKoko
AnimalPug

The Kingdom of Kokomo Island is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by King Koko B Ware with an iron fist, and notable for its smutty television, digital currency, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 8.425 billion Kokomo Islandians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The relatively small, corrupt government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Kokomo. The average income tax rate is 26.0%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Kokomo Islandian economy, worth a remarkable 1,875 trillion Kokoes 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 a large, well-organized, fairly diversified black market in Information Technology, Tourism, Book Publishing, 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 222,670 Kokoes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.4 times as much as the poorest.

The military will start wars with other nations on a lark, vacationing Kokomo Islandians expect to be treated as royalty, protestors are soaking piles of Kokoes in blood to make a point about government incomes, and people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy. Crime is totally unknown. Kokomo Island's national animal is the Pug, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Kokothism.

Kokomo Island is ranked 157,742nd in the world and 8,670th in The North Pacific for Most Cheerful Citizens, with 43.04 Percentage Of Water Glasses Perceived Half-Full.

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Most Efficient Economies: 555thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 629thMost Influential: 931stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 998thMost Secular: 1,456thTop
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Largest Black Market: 1,851stHighest Disposable Incomes: 2,609thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,638thLargest Publishing Industry: 2,966thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3,239thLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,277thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,777thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,976thMost Developed: 4,041stHighest Average Incomes: 4,101stSmartest Citizens: 4,503rdLargest Retail Industry: 4,607thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4,743rdMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,252ndRudest Citizens: 5,394thMost Cultured: 6,105thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,459thHighest Economic Output: 6,527thMost Beautiful Environments: 7,694thTop
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Longest Average Lifespans: 8,796thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9,274thMost Rebellious Youth: 9,514thHealthiest Citizens: 9,744thHighest Drug Use: 9,995thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 9,999thLargest Governments: 11,219thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 11,449thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 12,614thMost Subsidized Industry: 12,670thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,503rdNudest: 15,119thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 15,679th
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Most Efficient Economies: 21st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 31st in the regionLargest Black Market: 56th in the regionMost Secular: 70th in the regionTop
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Highest Disposable Incomes: 93rd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 99th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 133rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 157th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 174th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 183rd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 185th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 193rd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 196th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 197th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 227th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 234th in the regionMost Developed: 235th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 295th in the regionMost Cultured: 298th in the regionRudest Citizens: 310th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 330th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 373rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 374th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 374th in the regionMost Influential: 383rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 417th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 426th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 427th in the regionTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 469th in the regionLargest Populations: 473rd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 507th in the regionNudest: 533rd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 541st in the regionLargest Governments: 555th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 624th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 643rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 691st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 708th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, people seem disproportionately distraught when told a museum has a phones-off policy.
  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, protestors are soaking piles of Kokoes in blood to make a point about government incomes.
  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, vacationing Kokomo Islandians expect to be treated as royalty.
  • : Kokomo Island endorsed The Holy Inseparable Regalia of Castle Federation.
  • : Kokomo Island endorsed The Republic of Austurasia.
  • : Kokomo Island was endorsed by The Republic of Austurasia.
  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, the military will start wars with other nations on a lark.
  • : Kokomo Island was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Secular.
  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, military pilots spend more time scraping feathers off their engines than flying their aircraft.
  • : Following new legislation in Kokomo Island, sections of the police receive paramilitary training.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 200 » Pallaith, Siwale, Buckerino, Great Bights Mum, Yaorozu, Corfad, Koda-Land, Sunto, Kylesburgh, Bayern-Straubing, Kwaj, Notyoutopia, PlanetPunk, Territorio di Nessuno, Shibutani, Shadowrik, Shin-Hachioji, Unimaginable Doom, THX1138, Selfgradatude, Sil Dorsett, Former English Colony, Wineclaw, Universal State Formula, Frances Francis the First of France, Highton Islands, Holy Oranz, Californian Redwood, Empy, Malta Comino Gozo, United Draconia, Tredano, Municipality of Baria and Vungtau, Q w e r t y, Pleroma Sans Romans, Whereisthatistan, Unsophisticate, Racoda, Sacrento, The Gamer Party, Sanjurika, Suicidistan, Diodone, Atain, Zeternia, Sundred, SORT, Zokk, Guslantis, Ethnon, and 150 others.The United States of Romania, Kulgatha, Wodan, Maott, Sea Ghost, Moubarakistan, Ice and Tinian, Dicko, Arstungry, Lunallian, Xentherida, El Fiji Grande, Choistan, Montarc, Amauri, Revolutionary Sealand, American MapleStory, Kobagia, East Wushen, Misuvelia, Snoodum, Dar es Saalam, Abrickhouse, New Trisone, Wilkshire, The Iron Lions, Dragonar, The Rhein States, Yukti, The Most Freedom Ever, New Bremerton, Valhalla123, New Pruessen, Spartoptia, General COE, The Serdey Islands, Newpromisedland, Fun time land of Fun, New Lakemba, National Goats, Votak Matim, Niradans, Napnomadia, Sinelona, Ostrolia, North Bratislava, Vincone Cae, Uganda Knuckles UK, The Windmilluminati, Kasazzastan, Omnistria, Sakaryata, Avemterra, Wunderstrafanstalt, Cloydicia, Dreadton, Sheldanada, Bearical, Ka Ching, Australiland, Ninjak30, Federation Terra Australis, Hong Kong Empire, Black Templares, Outer Egorniand, SillyString, The Pantheons, Zumlandia, The South Falls, Partax, New Eleria, Eri-Maqa-Ena, Ethereal Expanse, Steraz, Pasargad, The Sinclarian Provinces, COCONUT-CITY, INTEGRAL, Alunya, Adkins Station, Joodey, Ainsworth, Ozstan, Guer Aike, Ieprus, Ara Antrizuls, Justanistan, Ofemerica, SchoolHouse Rock, Egalico, Tappan Hills, Solmetria, Evetstan, Torakuen, Kyrianian, Warsaw-Halicz, Acrabinnia, Far Easter Republic, Kirostan, The Notorious Mad Jack, Novare Res, Ibiscaton, VarDrade, Norostilors, Humptalumpta, Saturns Edge, Zemnaya Svoboda, Orven, Peldorn, Jasminlandia, Steampunk Ariel, Plangainer, Meyghan, Trillius, Marijuana Haven, Haor Chall, Soviet Terran, Tsardom of Leonlandia, Astronomical, Tranquillitas Ingenii, Ejhsa, Aratani, Seidr Wyrd, Liberum Mundi, Victoriaans Nederlands, Apetopia, Lomjia, Rkainjel, Thiammyalllaland, 1 very fast endotarter, Afrille, Yummy Blubber, Ikea Rike, Miruma, Abject Ludicrosity, Free Azzaca, British Pacific Islands, Vikingiarchy, Kingdom of Destsky, Lost Staria, Loutsland, Destructive Government Endorsing System, Castle Federation, Noahs Second Country, Conservadoria, Test for a new hope, North Altatude, The Black Cathedral, Antityranicals, and Austurasia.

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