The Dictatorship of Tessau is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by Tsar Clouseau with an iron fist, and notable for its closed borders, national health service, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 10.139 billion Pencil-Pushers 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 government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized morass — juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dresden. The average income tax rate is 93.7%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The large but underdeveloped Tessauan economy, worth 468 trillion Silvers a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is led by the Tourism industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Information Technology. Average income is 46,182 Silvers, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.4 times as much as the poorest.
The men in trenchcoats hanging around playgrounds are actually police officers, courses in how to boil water are popular for formerly microwave-reliant Pencil-Pushers, healthcare workers are flummoxed over the spike in foreign tourists with sudden-onset heart disease, and Brancaland has gifted over nine thousand putrid moose carcasses to Tessau as a reminder of their "special relationship". Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Tessau's national animal is the Terribly-Written FanFic, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Pink Panther-ism.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Sawtooth Badlands of The Black Cathedral.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Digital Democracy of Alpinea.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Holy Inseparable Regalia of Castle Federation.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Kingdom of Test for a new hope.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Dictatorship of Loutsland.
- : Following new legislation in Tessau, Brancaland has gifted over nine thousand putrid moose carcasses to Tessau as a reminder of their "special relationship".
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Second Resurrection of Noahs Second Country.
- : Tessau was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Beautiful Environments.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Republic of Destructive Government Endorsing System.
- : Tessau was endorsed by The Republic of Aratani.
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