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The Clever Pretitle of Totally Zazumo

“A Quotable Motto” An Anonymous Leader

Category: Moralistic Democracy
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Regional Influence: Shoeshiner

Location: Zazumo


Totally Zazumo

Population4.244 billion

CapitalAn Unspecified City
LeaderAn Anonymous Leader

CurrencyA Worthless Currency
AnimalA Cute Animal

The Clever Pretitle of Totally Zazumo is a massive, genial nation, ruled by An Anonymous Leader with an even hand, and notable for its closed borders, compulsory military service, and smutty television. The compassionate population of 4.244 billion Totally Zazumoans are highly moralistic and fiercely conservative, in the sense that they tend to believe most things should be outlawed. People who have good jobs and work quietly at them are lauded; others are viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small government juggles the competing demands of Industry, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of An Unspecified City. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 15.8%.

The powerhouse Totally Zazumoan economy, worth 314 trillion A Worthless Currencies a year, is led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Basket Weaving, and Beef-Based Agriculture. Black market activity is frequent. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 74,209 A Worthless Currencies, with the richest citizens earning 9.1 times as much as the poorest.

Supervisors in Totally Zazumo commonly tie bells on their necks to alert employees of their presence, artists regularly face criminal charges and art-burning parties are common, homeowners on prime real estate have been seen dodging giant bulldozers with cartoon characters painted on them, and orange is the new black for judicial robes. Crime, especially youth-related, is relatively low. Totally Zazumo's national animal is the A Cute Animal, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Totally Zazumo is ranked 18,277th in the world and 48th in Zazumo for Largest Agricultural Sector, scoring 5,720.62 on the Mu-Bah-Daggs Productivity Index.

Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 5,173rdTop
Largest Black Market: 17,724thLargest Agricultural Sector: 18,277thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 19,315thMost Valuable International Artwork: 19,354thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 19,768thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 20,452nd
Largest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionTop
Largest Basket Weaving Sector: 6th in the regionFattest Citizens: 7th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 8th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 11th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 11th in the regionHighest Drug Use: 11th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 12th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 16th in the regionTop
Most Avoided: 24th in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 26th in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 28th in the region

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