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Largest Insurance Industry: 770thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,135thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,213th
The Dominion of
Iron Fist Consumerists Imperialist Pig Dog Oppressors
What are you going to do? Stab me?
Glorious Leader Ulob Moga
Influence
Shoeshiner
Civil Rights
Unheard Of
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Unheard Of

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Lacertae

Population7.075 billion

CapitalLacertae City
LeaderGlorious Leader Ulob Moga
FaithGnomeism

CurrencyLacer
AnimalGarden Gnome

The Dominion of Lacertae is a colossal, orderly nation, ruled by Glorious Leader Ulob Moga with an iron fist, and remarkable for its barren, inhospitable landscape, ubiquitous missile silos, and vat-grown people. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 7.075 billion Lacertaeans 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 relatively small, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, with Law & Order, Industry, and Education also on the agenda, while Social Policy and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lacertae City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 26.9%.

The frighteningly efficient Lacertaean economy, worth a remarkable 1,772 trillion Lacers 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 an enormous, deeply entrenched, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Information Technology, and Woodchip Exports. 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 an amazing 250,539 Lacers, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 786,906 per year while the poor average 61,076, a ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Children who believe in the tooth fairy are frequently shipped off to Bigtopia, Glorious Leader Ulob Moga's latest speech included a bizarre reference to MaxWow incontinence pads being 50% more absorbent than the next leading brand, people forget to eat because they are too busy singing Glorious Leader Ulob Moga's praises, and couch potatoes are considered to be model citizens. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lacertae's national animal is the Garden Gnome, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Gnomeism.

Lacertae is ranked 39,839th in the world and 1,753rd in The North Pacific for Most Extreme, scoring 29.24 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Largest Insurance Industry: 770thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,135thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,213thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1,288thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,318thLargest Mining Sector: 1,372ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,582ndLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1,596thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,618thMost Influential: 1,750thMost Avoided: 1,844thHighest Disposable Incomes: 2,084thTop
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Largest Black Market: 2,177thMost Secular: 2,206thLargest Agricultural Sector: 3,181stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,200thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3,297thHighest Average Incomes: 3,377thFattest Citizens: 4,786thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 4,942ndLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 5,143rdMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,437thLowest Crime Rates: 6,675thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 7,807thHighest Economic Output: 8,541stMost Conservative: 10,268thTop
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Largest Gambling Industry: 10,701stMost Scientifically Advanced: 12,885thMost Authoritarian: 14,339thLargest Governments: 14,980thLargest Information Technology Sector: 15,928thMost Efficient Economies: 16,103rdMost Subsidized Industry: 20,157th
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Largest Insurance Industry: 17th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 33rd in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 46th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 48th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 50th in the regionMost Avoided: 58th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 78th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 80th in the regionLargest Black Market: 80th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 80th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 82nd in the regionTop
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Most Secular: 103rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 110th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 123rd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 131st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 136th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 164th in the regionFattest Citizens: 175th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 220th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 248th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 250th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 321st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 357th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 452nd in the regionTop
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Most Conservative: 651st in the regionMost Influential: 663rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 679th in the regionLargest Governments: 698th in the regionLargest Populations: 707th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 789th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 791st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 822nd in the regionMost Authoritarian: 877th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 922nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1,012th in the region

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