The Holy Empire of Itic is a huge, environmentally stunning nation, notable for its avant-garde cinema, lack of airports, and complete lack of prisons. The hard-nosed, cynical, devout population of 345 million Iticians are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.
The enormous, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Spirituality, with Education, Healthcare, and Law & Order also on the agenda. The average income tax rate is 71.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.
The strong Itician economy, worth 20.6 trillion groschens 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, quite specialized black market in Tourism, Pizza Delivery, Cheese Exports, and Uranium Mining. 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 59,741 groschens, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.3 times as much as the poorest.
The tools of the trade for landmine clearance appear to be copious amounts of gasoline and a box of matches, the most penniless demographics have by far the highest number of researchers per capita, Tom and Jerry cartoons have cat and mouse resolving their problems with reasoned discussion, and young girls often attend the same schools as their children. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Itic's national animal is the imperial eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Following new legislation in Itic, young girls often attend the same schools as their children.
- : Following new legislation in Itic, Tom and Jerry cartoons have cat and mouse resolving their problems with reasoned discussion.
- : Following new legislation in Itic, the most penniless demographics have by far the highest number of researchers per capita.
- : Itic was reclassified from "Father Knows Best State" to "Corrupt Dictatorship".
- : Following new legislation in Itic, the tools of the trade for landmine clearance appear to be copious amounts of gasoline and a box of matches.
- : Itic was reclassified from "Corrupt Dictatorship" to "Father Knows Best State".
- : Following new legislation in Itic, sharks are enjoying their deliveries of canned food.
- : Following new legislation in Itic, animal control is going door-to-door releasing all pets back into the wild.
- : Itic was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Pacifist.
- : Following new legislation in Itic, songs in 4/4 time are simply too common for the musical cognoscenti.
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