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Most Influential: 167thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 390thLargest Insurance Industry: 688th
The Shadow Cult of
Iron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors
Thou shalt know no fear
Influence
Enforcer
Founder / Office of the High-Direktor
Civil Rights
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Economy
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Jocospor

Population14.091 billion

CapitalVocryae
LeaderHSM Agustín I
FaithModeratism

CurrencyFlamas
AnimalFinch

The Shadow Cult of Jocospor is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by HSM Agustín I with an iron fist, and renowned for its parental licensing program, keen interest in outer space, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 14.091 billion Jocospites are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The enormous, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Vocryae. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 90.1%.

The frighteningly efficient Jocospite economy, worth a remarkable 2,861 trillion Flamas a year, is mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Door-to-door Insurance Sales, and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 203,048 Flamas, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 789,765 per year while the poor average 35,693, a ratio of 22.1 to 1.

Fashion magazine covers finally display realistic body images following photo-manipulation becoming illegal, some people will do literally anything to be in the spotlight, the meaning of life was recently discovered in the patch notes for Version 1.42, and government popup ads are springing up like weeds. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Jocospor's national animal is the Finch, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Moderatism.

Jocospor is ranked 43,528th in the world and 119th in Confederation of Corrupt Dictators for Most World Assembly Endorsements, with zero valid endorsements.

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Most Influential: 167thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 390thLargest Insurance Industry: 688thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,083rdLargest Black Market: 1,180thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,603rdTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2,855thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,133rdMost Subsidized Industry: 4,200thMost Advanced Public Transport: 5,132ndLargest Mining Sector: 5,538thHighest Economic Output: 6,045thMost Valuable International Artwork: 6,723rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,955thHighest Average Incomes: 7,095thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,136thLowest Crime Rates: 8,799thLargest Governments: 9,642ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,688thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 10,423rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,761stMost Patriotic: 10,880thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,146thMost Advanced Public Education: 11,962ndMost Efficient Economies: 13,317thTop
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Most Secular: 13,571stMost Developed: 15,141stMost Stationary: 17,114thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 17,270thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,596thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 19,843rdLargest Populations: 21,366thLongest Average Lifespans: 21,875thMost Scientifically Advanced: 25,260th
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Most Influential: 2nd in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 8th in the regionMost Stationary: 11th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 11th in the regionLargest Black Market: 14th in the regionTop
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Highest Foreign Aid Spending: 15th in the regionLargest Populations: 16th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 17th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 20th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 20th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 22nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 22nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 23rd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 24th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 25th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 28th in the region

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