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The Holy Empire of Byzant

“In hoc signo vinces”

Category: Liberal Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Good
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Superb

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: the Rejected Realms

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The Holy Empire of Byzant is a gargantuan, cultured nation, notable for its sprawling nuclear power plants. The compassionate, intelligent population of 20.414 billion Byzantians 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.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, corrupt government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Religion & Spirituality, and Education. The average income tax rate is 17%, but much higher for the wealthy. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Uranium Mining industry.

The government is outsourcing itself, prospective parents are cheering on the streets as they no longer need a license to have children, vanity is considered the fifth cardinal virtue, and prisons are crowded with possible terrorist suspects. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Byzant's national animal is the eagle, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to toxic air pollution, and its currency is the bezant.

Byzant is ranked 305th in the Rejected Realms and 22,228th in the world for Best Weather, with 32 Metres of Sunlight Above Expected.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 83 minutes ago

  • 82 minutes ago: Byzant voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Child Pornography Ban".
  • 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Byzant, prisons are crowded with possible terrorist suspects.
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Byzant withdrew its vote on the World Assembly Resolution "Child Pornography Ban".
  • 1 day 1 hour ago: Byzant voted against the World Assembly Resolution "Child Pornography Ban".
  • 1 day 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Byzant, vanity is considered the fifth cardinal virtue.
  • 2 days ago: Byzant was endorsed by The Community of Kropotkinite Kommune.
  • 2 days 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Byzant, prospective parents are cheering on the streets as they no longer need a license to have children.
  • 2 days 19 hours ago: Following new legislation in Byzant, the government is outsourcing itself.
  • 3 days 1 hour ago: Byzant endorsed The Queendom of H4rbring3r.
  • 3 days 16 hours ago: Byzant was endorsed by The Queendom of H4rbring3r.

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