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The Necropolis Tyranny of Geckocidron

“No one is above our rule and no one is above our wrath.” HRM Lich-King Geckocidron III

Category: Iron Fist Consumerists
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Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: the Rejected Realms



Population22.93 billion

CapitalNecropolis Spire
LeaderHRM Lich-King Geckocidron III

CurrencyGecko Eye

The Necropolis Tyranny of Geckocidron is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by HRM Lich-King Geckocidron III with an iron fist, and renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, unlimited-speed roads, and compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 22.93 billion Geckocidians 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 tiny, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Industry, Healthcare, and Education are also considered important, while Environment and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Necropolis Spire. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Geckocidan economy, worth an astonishing 14,568 trillion Gecko Eyes 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, broadly diversified black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Retail. 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 635,336 Gecko Eyes, but there is a significant disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,073,364 per year while the poor average 146,453, a ratio of 14.2 to 1.

The word 'elite' appears as a synonym for various insults in the Geckocidan Colonial Thesaurus, there's a mortuary next to every Geckocidan restaurant, bad decisions are made very quickly, and citizens are permitted to carry concealed handguns. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, despite the fact that it is difficult to make it through a day without breaking one of the country's many laws. Geckocidron's national animal is the Gecko, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is Hatred.

Geckocidron is ranked 21,553rd in the world and 491st in the Rejected Realms for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring 5,435.18 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

Highest Disposable Incomes: 47thMost Corrupt Governments: 73rdLargest Insurance Industry: 83rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 93rdLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 103rdLargest Mining Sector: 106thHighest Average Incomes: 118thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 120thMost Avoided: 124thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 141stLargest Gambling Industry: 145thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 156thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 167thHighest Economic Output: 176thMost Scientifically Advanced: 178thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 193rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 225thFattest Citizens: 235thMost Secular: 330thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 462ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 471stLargest Retail Industry: 476thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 501stLargest Information Technology Sector: 947thLargest Governments: 1,246thLargest Black Market: 1,282ndMost Efficient Economies: 1,287thLowest Crime Rates: 1,393rdMost Armed: 1,896thTop
Smartest Citizens: 2,285thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 2,337thLargest Publishing Industry: 3,776thHighest Poor Incomes: 3,937thMost Subsidized Industry: 3,948thRudest Citizens: 4,048thLargest Populations: 4,725thTop
Most Stationary: 16,769thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 17,469thLargest Agricultural Sector: 21,553rdMost Authoritarian: 22,011th
Largest Furniture Restoration Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 2nd in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 3rd in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 7th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 8th in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 9th in the regionMost Avoided: 9th in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 12th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 13th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 13th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 15th in the regionMost Secular: 16th in the regionFattest Citizens: 19th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 22nd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 25th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 26th in the regionLargest Governments: 34th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 36th in the regionLargest Black Market: 37th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 51st in the regionMost Armed: 55th in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 57th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 58th in the regionTop
Largest Populations: 74th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 87th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 116th in the regionRudest Citizens: 125th in the regionMost Stationary: 169th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 244th in the regionTop
Most World Assembly Endorsements: 443rd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 491st in the regionMost Influential: 492nd in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, citizens are permitted to carry concealed handguns.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, bad decisions are made very quickly.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, there's a mortuary next to every Geckocidan restaurant.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, the word 'elite' appears as a synonym for various insults in the Geckocidan Colonial Thesaurus.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, getting your license is a rite of passage for young adults.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, military spending is on the increase.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, children seem to be getting better at lying these days.
  • : Following new legislation in Geckocidron, the 'kind of scrawny' 500 meter hurdle is a popular event.
  • : Geckocidron was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Armed.
  • : Geckocidron was ranked in the Top 1% of the world for Most Armed.


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