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Highest Poor Incomes: 1stMost Scientifically Advanced: 1stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd
The Despotic Dictatorship of
Corrupt Dictatorship Corrupt Liberal Dictatorship
God was a dream of good government.
The Despot
Influence
Dealmaker
Founder
Civil Rights
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Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
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Despoticania

Population29.852 billion

CapitalDespoticania Prime
LeaderThe Despot
FaithChurch of Transcendental Hatred

CurrencyDespollar
AnimalWinged Unicorn Pig

The Despotic Dictatorship of Despoticania is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by The Despot with an iron fist, and notable for its compulsory military service, state-planned economy, and frequent executions. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 29.852 billion Despoticanians 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 relatively small, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Education, Defense, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Despoticania Prime. The average income tax rate is 95.6%.

The frighteningly efficient Despoticanian economy, worth an astonishing 30,951 trillion Despollars 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 Information Technology, Arms Manufacturing, Retail, and Automobile Manufacturing. 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 a breathtaking 1,036,847 Despollars, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Anything is permissible when wearing latex gloves, the government has officially clarified that "wee on your hands to save time" does not count as proper hygiene, every day has been a surprise since weather reporters turned to consulting ancient totems for their seven-day forecasts, and saying "don't do anything that The Despot wouldn't do" doesn't exclude a great deal. Crime is totally unknown. Despoticania's national animal is the Winged Unicorn Pig, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Church of Transcendental Hatred.

Despoticania is ranked 388th in the world and 1st in The Alliance of Dictators for Most Stationary, with 4,062.66406656 Days.

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Highest Poor Incomes: 1stMost Scientifically Advanced: 1stLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 3rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rdLargest Black Market: 4thHighest Average Incomes: 8thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 9thMost Efficient Economies: 9thSmartest Citizens: 15thHighest Economic Output: 19thMost Subsidized Industry: 20thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 34thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 35thMost Advanced Public Education: 36thMost Cultured: 42ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 52ndLargest Soda Pop Sector: 58thLargest Retail Industry: 81stLargest Agricultural Sector: 103rdMost Secular: 121stLargest Mining Sector: 149thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 169thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 173rdMost Corrupt Governments: 178thLargest Governments: 202ndMost Armed: 229thMost Developed: 360thMost Stationary: 388thLongest Average Lifespans: 412thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 634thLowest Crime Rates: 739thMost Avoided: 800thLargest Publishing Industry: 1,088thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,371stRudest Citizens: 1,426thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1,761stTop
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Largest Populations: 1,955thMost Influential: 2,583rdFattest Citizens: 2,770thHighest Average Tax Rates: 4,126thHealthiest Citizens: 7,699thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 7,868thMost Valuable International Artwork: 8,114thTop
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Most Advanced Law Enforcement: 9,444thMost Income Equality: 13,183rdMost Inclusive: 14,373rdMost Advanced Public Transport: 17,390thLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 17,651st
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Highest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionMost Stationary: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionTop
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Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Armed: 2nd in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 2nd in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 3rd in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 3rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 3rd in the regionLargest Governments: 3rd in the regionMost Developed: 3rd in the regionMost Secular: 4th in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Populations: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionTop
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Most Inclusive: 7th in the regionMost Avoided: 8th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 10th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 11th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 11th in the regionMost Income Equality: 11th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, saying "don't do anything that The Despot wouldn't do" doesn't exclude a great deal.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, every day has been a surprise since weather reporters turned to consulting ancient totems for their seven-day forecasts.
  • : Despoticania was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Rudest Citizens.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, the government has officially clarified that "wee on your hands to save time" does not count as proper hygiene.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, anything is permissible when wearing latex gloves.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, citizens are allowed to rise or fall based on their own merits.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, the government is known to care more about its buildings than its people.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, even doll houses and dog kennels have to be able to withstand rigorous earthquake testing.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, nuclear physics is the most popular course at university.
  • : Following new legislation in Despoticania, artists from across the nation compete to renovate the restrooms of old government buildings.

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