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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 177thMost Influential: 333rdSafest: 685th
The Roman Empire of
Liberal Democratic Socialists Ivory Tower Reality Disconnect Zone
Senatus Populusque Romanus
Lord Jupiter
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Civil Rights
Average
Economy
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Political Freedom
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Diodone

Population14.724 billion

CapitalCamp Jupiter
LeaderLord Jupiter
FaithAncient Roman

CurrencyDenarii
AnimalLightning bolt

The Roman Empire of Diodone is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Lord Jupiter with a fair hand, and remarkable for its anti-smoking policies, digital currency, and devotion to social welfare. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 14.724 billion Diodoneans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Camp Jupiter. The average income tax rate is 98.7%.

The very strong Diodonean economy, worth a remarkable 1,740 trillion Denariis a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 118,200 Denariis, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Passionate nomination battles are often as intense as general elections, it takes months to get the proper permits for a child's first tricycle, political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions, and the Finance Ministry posts hourly updates on where taxpayer money is spent. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Diodone's national animal is the Lightning bolt, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Ancient Roman.

Diodone is ranked 219,408th in the world and 9,955th in The North Pacific for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -681.92 on the Hayek Index.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 177thMost Influential: 333rdSafest: 685thMost Advanced Public Transport: 877thMost Pacifist: 1,037thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,063rdMost Valuable International Artwork: 1,143rdHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,241stLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,250thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,572ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,640thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,671stMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,795thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,090thBest Weather: 2,173rdTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 2,311thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,332ndNicest Citizens: 2,444thMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,844thMost Advanced Public Education: 2,913thLargest Governments: 3,064thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,194thHealthiest Citizens: 3,261stMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,384thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,393rdMost Cultured: 4,198thMost Rebellious Youth: 5,971stSmartest Citizens: 6,157thMost Stationary: 8,844thHighest Economic Output: 9,030thHighest Poor Incomes: 9,544thTop
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Most Inclusive: 13,473rdLargest Populations: 14,768thMost Income Equality: 16,113thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,757thMost Devout: 19,661st
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 28th in the regionSafest: 42nd in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 48th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 51st in the regionMost Pacifist: 65th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 71st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 77th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 79th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 84th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 90th in the regionMost Influential: 96th in the regionTop
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Lowest Crime Rates: 119th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 130th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 133rd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 139th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 139th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 146th in the regionBest Weather: 147th in the regionNicest Citizens: 153rd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 156th in the regionLargest Governments: 157th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 170th in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 183rd in the regionMost Stationary: 185th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 191st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 195th in the regionMost Cultured: 218th in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 220th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 278th in the regionLargest Populations: 279th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 353rd in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 525th in the regionMost Income Equality: 812th in the regionMost Inclusive: 822nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 837th in the regionMost Devout: 858th in the region

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