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Most Secular: 108thLowest Crime Rates: 122ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 207th
The Consolidated Technocracy of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Order. Security. Conformity. Control.
First Administrator
Influence
Vassal
WA Delegate
Civil Rights
Outlawed
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Matonis

Population6.249 billion

CapitalInsight Academy
LeaderFirst Administrator

Currencymark
Animalparrot

The Consolidated Technocracy of Matonis is a colossal, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by First Administrator with an iron fist, and notable for its closed borders, state-planned economy, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 6.249 billion Matonisans are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The large, corrupt, moralistic, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Insight Academy. The income tax rate is 100%.

The frighteningly efficient Matonisan economy, worth a remarkable 2,040 trillion marks a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is broadly diversified, is led by the Information Technology industry, with significant contributions from Arms Manufacturing and Uranium Mining. Average income is an amazing 326,490 marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Posters remind people that 'Hoarding Mushrooms Is Theft', they who do not work shall not eat, loss of the ability to speak is a common affliction of the elderly, and all work and no play has rendered the nation's children somewhat intelligent but also remarkably dull. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Matonis's national animal is the parrot, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.

Matonis is ranked 384th in the world and 2nd in Psychotic Dictatorships for Most Developed, scoring 98.96 on the Human Development Index.

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Most Secular: 108thLowest Crime Rates: 122ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 207thMost Scientifically Advanced: 258thHighest Poor Incomes: 322ndMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 350thMost Developed: 384thLargest Governments: 422ndLongest Average Lifespans: 435thHighest Average Tax Rates: 466thLargest Information Technology Sector: 496thSmartest Citizens: 503rdMost Corrupt Governments: 539thHealthiest Citizens: 642ndMost Advanced Public Education: 980thMost Efficient Economies: 1,330thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1,437thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,447thHighest Average Incomes: 1,491stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 1,536thMost Conservative: 1,563rdMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1,578thTop
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Safest: 2,108thMost Authoritarian: 2,239thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 2,302ndMost Valuable International Artwork: 2,820thBest Weather: 3,424thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,641stMost Beautiful Environments: 3,929thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,183rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,508thLargest Mining Sector: 5,108thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 5,898thHighest Economic Output: 7,177thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 9,823rdLargest Welfare Programs: 9,958thTop
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Largest Insurance Industry: 10,695thMost Extreme: 11,168thMost Income Equality: 13,525thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 13,705thLargest Agricultural Sector: 18,525th
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Smartest Citizens: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionMost Secular: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Developed: 2nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 2nd in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 3rd in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 3rd in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 4th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 5th in the regionBest Weather: 5th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 5th in the regionTop
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 8th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 8th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 9th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 9th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 10th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 12th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 14th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 14th in the regionMost Authoritarian: 15th in the regionMost Extreme: 15th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, all work and no play has rendered the nation's children somewhat intelligent but also remarkably dull.
  • : Matonis approved the World Assembly proposal "Repeal "Rights of the employed"".
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, loss of the ability to speak is a common affliction of the elderly.
  • : Matonis was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Largest Agricultural Sector.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, they who do not work shall not eat.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, posters remind people that 'Hoarding Mushrooms Is Theft'.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, breaking rocks in the hot sun now involves using your head.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, the nation's navy has been named the scourge of the seven thousand seas.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, with increasingly clear skies nobody seems to mind the electricity bill going through the roof.
  • : Following new legislation in Matonis, Matonisans are unrivalled in obstacle courses.

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