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Most Influential: 1,095thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,803rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,181st
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Population6.834 billion

CapitalDylanana DC


The Republic of Dylanana is a colossal, orderly nation, renowned for its public floggings, free-roaming dinosaurs, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 6.834 billion Dylananans 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, although Education, Industry, and Law & Order are also considered important, while International Aid and Social Policy receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Dylanana DC. The average income tax rate is 74.0%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient Dylananan economy, worth a remarkable 1,218 trillion Jakes a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology, Tourism, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 178,319 Jakes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Major cities run on potato batteries, the "Dreadnowt" is the pride and joy of the Dylananan Navy, teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough, and Leader is too busy listening to praise to get any work done. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Dylanana's national animal is the Dog, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Catholic.

Dylanana is ranked 225,139th in the world and 192nd in The Order of the Grey Wardens for Best Weather, with 66 Meters Of Sunlight.

Most Influential: 1,095thTop
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2,803rdMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,181stLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3,434thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,221stMost Valuable International Artwork: 7,083rdMost Efficient Economies: 7,419thMost Developed: 8,581stLargest Agricultural Sector: 9,041stLargest Black Market: 9,203rdHighest Average Incomes: 9,253rdMost Devout: 9,652ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,413thLargest Information Technology Sector: 11,188thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11,267thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,998thLargest Governments: 12,090thTop
Most Cultured: 12,407thSmartest Citizens: 12,931stLowest Crime Rates: 13,007thHealthiest Citizens: 13,589thHighest Economic Output: 14,980thMost Corrupt Governments: 15,611thMost Subsidized Industry: 16,121stMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 20,016thMost Beautiful Environments: 20,556thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 20,867thMost Advanced Public Education: 21,153rdMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 22,128thHighest Average Tax Rates: 23,422ndMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 23,699th
Most Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2nd in the regionTop
Highest Poor Incomes: 4th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 7th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 9th in the regionMost Devout: 9th in the regionTop
Most Developed: 11th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 12th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 13th in the regionLargest Governments: 14th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 14th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 16th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 18th in the regionMost Cultured: 18th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 19th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 19th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 20th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 20th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 20th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 21st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Dylanana was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Highest Average Tax Rates.
  • : Following new legislation in Dylanana, Leader is too busy listening to praise to get any work done.
  • : Dylanana's influence in The Order of the Grey Wardens rose from "Shoeshiner" to "Page".
  • : Following new legislation in Dylanana, teenagers are told they're not thinking about sex enough.
  • : Following new legislation in Dylanana, the "Dreadnowt" is the pride and joy of the Dylananan Navy.
  • : Dylanana was endorsed by The Free Land of the of Avian Collector.
  • : Dylanana voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Blood Donation Safety and Equality Act".
  • : Following new legislation in Dylanana, major cities run on potato batteries.
  • : Dylanana voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Military Death Penalty Ban".
  • : Following new legislation in Dylanana, volunteers are signing up to take arms against an incursion of flesh-eating zombies (Dylanana has found 1 easter egg).


World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 4 » New Cittsa, Narue, Laurelstown, and Avian Collector.

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