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Most Secular: 2,283rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,187thMost Influential: 4,220th
The Dictatorship of
Iron Fist Consumerists
You're Not Important
Adalard Romano
Influence
Sprat
Region
Civil Rights
Few
Economy
Powerhouse
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Duby

Population2.027 billion

CapitalRomano
LeaderAdalard Romano

Currencyflorin
AnimalCougar

The Dictatorship of Duby is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Adalard Romano with an iron fist, and remarkable for its strictly enforced bedtime, pith helmet sales, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 2.027 billion Dubyians 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 medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Administration. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Romano. The average income tax rate is 30.0%.

The powerhouse Dubyian economy, worth 208 trillion florins a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Uranium Mining. Black market activity is notable. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an impressive 102,876 florins, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.1 times as much as the poorest.

Shivering secretaries type letters under torrential downpours in open-roof offices, businesses have become paranoid as waves of lawsuits sweep the nation, Harry Potter conventions are closely watched by the government for any signs of 'dueling', and travellers are often forcibly evicted by torch-bearing mobs. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Duby's national animal is the Cougar, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Duby is ranked 27,959th in the world and 74th in Conch Kingdom for Most Authoritarian, with 2,065.82 milliStalins.

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Most Secular: 2,283rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 4,187thMost Influential: 4,220thLargest Agricultural Sector: 5,148thTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 12,401stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13,832ndHighest Disposable Incomes: 14,952ndMost Corrupt Governments: 16,729thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 17,187thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 17,487thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,078thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 20,926thMost Scientifically Advanced: 21,505th
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Most Secular: 6th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 13th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 14th in the regionLargest Black Market: 15th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 21st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 23rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 25th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Defense Forces: 32nd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 34th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 34th in the regionMost Influential: 40th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 41st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 47th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 51st in the region

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