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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,719thMost Influential: 1,949thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 3,426th
The Rogue Nation of
Corrupt Dictatorship
Through Power I gain Victory
Civil Rights
Below Average
Political Freedom

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Population3.999 billion



The Rogue Nation of Lordelles is a massive, efficient nation, ruled by Deriger with an iron fist, and remarkable for its ubiquitous missile silos, otherworldly petting zoo, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 3.999 billion Lordellesians 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 large, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Education, and Healthcare. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Thebes. The average income tax rate is 88.9%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The all-consuming Lordellesian economy, worth 641 trillion potches 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 Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Tourism, and Basket Weaving. 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 impressive 160,320 potches, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Many suspect that the 'Whinny The Plop' children's magazine contains covert criticism of Deriger, the army's use of chemical weapons leaves a bad taste in the mouth, forty-year-old men are asked for their ID before watching the latest pony cartoon movies, and citizens have an obligation to remain silent and anything they say may be used against them. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lordelles's national animal is the wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Lordelles is ranked 103,034th in the world and 3,545th in The North Pacific for Most Stationary, with 72.39080783652 Days.

Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1,719thMost Influential: 1,949thTop
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 3,426thHighest Poor Incomes: 4,007thLargest Black Market: 5,761stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,115thMost Advanced Public Transport: 6,612thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,907thMost Advanced Public Education: 7,193rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7,358thMost Valuable International Artwork: 8,333rdMost Corrupt Governments: 8,757thHighest Average Tax Rates: 8,950thLargest Governments: 9,486thLowest Crime Rates: 9,890thTop
Largest Information Technology Sector: 10,514thMost Scientifically Advanced: 10,668thHighest Average Incomes: 11,351stMost Secular: 13,443rdSmartest Citizens: 13,671stMost Beautiful Environments: 13,747thMost Cultured: 13,804thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 13,977thMost Authoritarian: 14,522ndMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 14,549thLongest Average Lifespans: 14,649thLargest Welfare Programs: 15,029thMost Developed: 15,040thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 15,449thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 17,492ndMost Subsidized Industry: 18,883rdMost Income Equality: 18,918th
Most Advanced Defense Forces: 122nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 213th in the regionLargest Black Market: 224th in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 241st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 256th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 295th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 330th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 342nd in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 390th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 394th in the regionLargest Governments: 460th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 480th in the regionTop
Highest Average Incomes: 520th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 573rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 576th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 590th in the regionMost Cultured: 655th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 657th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 664th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 676th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 686th in the regionMost Influential: 689th in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 704th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 717th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 727th in the regionMost Secular: 727th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 776th in the regionMost Developed: 789th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 813th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 874th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 889th in the regionMost Income Equality: 1,001st in the region

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