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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 553rdLowest Crime Rates: 800thLargest Governments: 1,170th
The Noidocratic Jonesorship of
Father Knows Best State
Long Live Ions!
Influence
Hatchling
Region
Civil Rights
Average
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

Overview Factbook Policies People Government Economy Rank Trend Cards

Tecton

Population14.29 billion

CapitalNew Arkngthand
LeaderTvest Longbow
FaithTvestism

CurrencyTecto
AnimalRobotic Eagle

The Noidocratic Jonesorship of Tecton is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Tvest Longbow with an iron fist, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, zero percent divorce rate, and parental licensing program. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 14.29 billion Tectonians 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 enormous, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of New Arkngthand. The average income tax rate is 99.3%.

The frighteningly efficient Tectonian economy, worth a remarkable 3,282 trillion Tectoes a year, is fairly diversified and dominated by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Automobile Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is an amazing 229,736 Tectoes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.4 times as much as the poorest.

Bike rage is all the rage, at least 1% of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs budget goes to Tvest Longbow's wardrobe, Tvest Longbow spends weekends doing the laundry of foreign leaders, and the year's most anticipated show is "Great Deals on Delicious Meals". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Tecton's national animal is the Robotic Eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Tvestism.

Tecton is ranked 140,321st in the world and 3,670th in Lazarus for Most Stationary, with 29.94711972272 Days.

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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 553rdLowest Crime Rates: 800thLargest Governments: 1,170thHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,200thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,318thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,440thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,651stMost Corrupt Governments: 1,794thTop
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Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 2,109thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,666thMost Developed: 2,860thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 3,197thMost Beautiful Environments: 3,429thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,441stHighest Economic Output: 3,598thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,817thMost Efficient Economies: 4,265thHighest Average Incomes: 4,300thMost Advanced Public Education: 4,742ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,247thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,375thSmartest Citizens: 5,423rdLongest Average Lifespans: 5,578thLargest Welfare Programs: 6,225thMost Valuable International Artwork: 7,548thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 8,173rdHighest Poor Incomes: 8,848thSafest: 9,449thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 9,620thTop
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Most Cultured: 10,674thMost Inclusive: 12,207thMost Secular: 13,753rdLargest Agricultural Sector: 14,104thLargest Populations: 14,869thLargest Information Technology Sector: 17,180thHealthiest Citizens: 19,153rdLargest Mining Sector: 20,303rd
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 34th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 43rd in the regionLargest Governments: 63rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 67th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 79th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 85th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 100th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 117th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 122nd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 133rd in the regionMost Developed: 140th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 166th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 172nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 172nd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 175th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 183rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 210th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 217th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 253rd in the regionSmartest Citizens: 275th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 283rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 289th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 304th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 306th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 365th in the regionTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 447th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 457th in the regionLargest Populations: 469th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 484th in the regionSafest: 522nd in the regionMost Cultured: 621st in the regionMost Inclusive: 650th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 676th in the regionMost Secular: 747th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Tecton's influence in Lazarus rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
  • : Tecton's influence in Lazarus rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
  • : Tecton was refounded in Lazarus.
  • : Tecton ceased to exist in Balder.
  • : Tecton was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Inclusive.
  • : Tecton was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Cultured.
  • : Tecton was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Extensive Public Healthcare.
  • : Tecton's influence in Balder rose from "Newcomer" to "Nipper".
  • : Tecton's influence in Balder rose from "Hatchling" to "Newcomer".
  • : Tecton's influence in Balder rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".

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