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The Empire of Edvardus

“Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam”

Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy
Civil Rights:
Some
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Average

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: Lazarus

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The Empire of Edvardus is a gargantuan, genial nation, ruled by Emperor Damian with an even hand, and notable for its museums and concert halls. The compassionate population of 14.567 billion Edvardusians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent government stops and the rest of society begins, but it juggles the competing demands of Religion & Spirituality, Education, and Commerce. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Imperial City. The average income tax rate is 48%, but much higher for the wealthy. A large private sector is dominated by the Automobile Manufacturing industry.

The government is promoting multicultural values with the new 'Just Be Nice, OK?' initiative, it is now illegal for teens to view any sites except Club Kitten and My Little Donkey, the government enforces a policy of 'from each according to their ability, to each according to the available budget', and citizens may cast their vote over the internet or phone. Crime is well under control, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Edvardus's national animal is the dove, which is also the nation's favorite main course, its national religion is Roman Catholicism, and its currency is the dollar.

Edvardus is ranked 2,486th in Lazarus and 92,070th in the world for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring -2 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 11 days ago

  • 6 days ago: Edvardus was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Politically Apathetic Citizens.
  • 8 days ago: Edvardus was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Lowest Unemployment Rates.
  • 11 days ago: Edvardus was refounded in Lazarus.
  • 15 days ago: Edvardus ceased to exist.
  • 16 days ago: Edvardus fell out of the regional Top 5% for Smartest Citizens.
  • 26 days ago: Edvardus was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Devout (last census: Top 1%).
  • 30 days ago: Edvardus fell out of the regional Top 10% for Best Weather.
  • 36 days ago: Edvardus was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • 37 days ago: Edvardus's influence in China rose from "Auxiliary" to "Negotiator".
  • 72 days ago: Edvardus was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Lowest Unemployment Rates.

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