Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 694th Most Devout: 1,181st Most Advanced Defense Forces: 1,351st
The Empire of
Compulsory Consumerist State
In hoc signo vinces.
Regional Influence
Squire
Region
Civil Rights
Some
Economy
All-Consuming
Political Freedom
Rare

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The Empire of Imperium Byzantium is a colossal, cultured nation, ruled by Aftokrátoras Ioánnis XIII Rosíni with an iron fist, and renowned for its museums and concert halls, smutty television, and punitive income tax rates. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless, devout population of 7.916 billion Byzantines are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government prioritizes Defense, although Law & Order and Education are also considered important, while Social Policy and Welfare receive no funds. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Konstantinoupolis. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 59.4%.

The all-consuming Byzantine economy, worth a remarkable 1,145 trillion Soliduses a year, is quite specialized and mostly made up of the Arms Manufacturing industry, with significant contributions from Information Technology and Woodchip Exports. Black market activity is rampant. Average income is an impressive 144,715 Soliduses, but there is a large disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 577,422 per year while the poor average 24,399, a ratio of 23.7 to 1.

Returning tourists and businessmen are detained without trial if they belong to the "wrong" religion, elections have been outlawed, the minority inevitably have their addenda vetoed, and the nation is known abroad mostly for its Parliamentary antics. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Imperium Byzantium's national animal is the Double-Headed Eagle, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Byzantine Orthodox Christianity.

Imperium Byzantium is ranked 177,061st in the world and 4,553rd in Osiris for Least Corrupt Governments, with 16.8 Percentage Of Bribes Refused.

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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 694thMost Devout: 1,181stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,351stLargest Black Market: 1,504thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1,619thTop
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Most Corrupt Governments: 1,828thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2,684thMost Cultured: 3,078thMost Influential: 5,281stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,695thHealthiest Citizens: 6,145thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 6,168thLargest Information Technology Sector: 6,639thHighest Economic Output: 8,483rdTop
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Most Rebellious Youth: 10,693rdHighest Average Incomes: 10,970thLowest Crime Rates: 10,988thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 11,729thMost Scientifically Advanced: 14,398thMost Stationary: 15,131stLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 15,547thRudest Citizens: 16,337thLargest Populations: 17,006th
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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 22nd in the regionMost Influential: 31st in the regionTop
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Most Devout: 50th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 52nd in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 53rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 54th in the regionLargest Black Market: 85th in the regionMost Cultured: 90th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 90th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 149th in the regionMost Stationary: 156th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 226th in the regionTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 236th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 237th in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 330th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 360th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 422nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 433rd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 460th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Imperium Byzantium was endorsed by The People's Republic of Kemeta.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, the nation is known abroad mostly for its Parliamentary antics.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, the minority inevitably have their addenda vetoed.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, elections have been outlawed.
  • : Imperium Byzantium voted for the World Assembly Resolution "The Rule of Law".
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, returning tourists and businessmen are detained without trial if they belong to the "wrong" religion.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, military units are often seen arguing over which one is truly favored by the gods.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, political satirists and late night comedians weep as the government begins cleaning up its act.
  • : Following new legislation in Imperium Byzantium, bored politicians often entertain themselves with games of Simon during important votes.
  • : Imperium Byzantium voted for the World Assembly Resolution "Liberate The Arab League".

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Endorsements Received: 8 » Ikand, Zaolat, Gelrer, Tylope, Cormactopia II, Ainocrez, Neo Kervoskia, and Kemeta.

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