Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 14th Lowest Overall Tax Burden: 17th Most Scientifically Advanced: 18th
The Sexy Spacefaring Shogunate of
Capitalist Paradise
The Babylon Project was a Dream given Form.
Regional Influence
Ambassador
Zocalo Bartender
Region
Civil Rights
Excellent
Economy
Frightening
Political Freedom
Some

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The Sexy Spacefaring Shogunate of The Zocalo is a gargantuan, cultured nation, ruled by President Sheridan with an even hand, and remarkable for its free-roaming dinosaurs, sprawling nuclear power plants, and smutty television. The hard-nosed, hard-working, humorless, devout population of 29.281 billion Babylonians are either ruled by a sleek, efficient government or a conglomerate of multinational corporations; it's difficult to tell which.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Blue Sector. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient The Zocaloan economy, worth an astonishing 21,362 trillion credits a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Automobile Manufacturing, and Uranium Mining. Average income is a breathtaking 729,564 credits, with the richest citizens earning 5.7 times as much as the poorest.

Package deals offer tourists the chance to visit the frozen remains of the previous tour group, major corporations receive tax breaks for no apparent reason, agriculture is heavily subsidized by the government, and nude art is becoming wildly popular. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, probably because of the absence of a police force. The Zocalo's national animal is the Pakmara, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Foundationism.

The Zocalo is ranked 182,089th in the world and 11th in Babylon 5 for Most Popular Tourist Destinations, with 2.49 Tourists Per Hour.

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Highest Workforce Participation Rate: 14thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 17thMost Scientifically Advanced: 18thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 22ndHighest Economic Output: 24thLargest Populations: 26thHighest Average Incomes: 30thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 34thMost Armed: 37thMost Avoided: 39thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 46thLargest Gambling Industry: 55thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 57thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 60thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 61stRudest Citizens: 63rdMost Cultured: 74thLargest Retail Industry: 76thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 78thLargest Mining Sector: 84thFattest Citizens: 85thSmartest Citizens: 89thLargest Information Technology Sector: 90thHighest Crime Rates: 93rdHighest Poor Incomes: 94thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 99thLargest Insurance Industry: 121stLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 133rdLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 136thLargest Agricultural Sector: 152ndLargest Publishing Industry: 207thMost Corrupt Governments: 464thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 704thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1,314thMost Rebellious Youth: 1,432ndTop
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Most Efficient Economies: 2,680thLargest Black Market: 2,779thMost Devout: 3,458thLargest Governments: 4,553rdMost Subsidized Industry: 8,404thTop
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Most Pro-Market: 12,575thNudest: 12,881stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 13,573rdMost Developed: 16,895th
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Most Devout: 1st in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 1st in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 1st in the regionMost Developed: 1st in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionFattest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionMost Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionRudest Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionMost Avoided: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 1st in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 1st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 1st in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 1st in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : The Zocalo's influence in Babylon 5 rose from "Diplomat" to "Ambassador".
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, nude art is becoming wildly popular.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, agriculture is heavily subsidized by the government.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, major corporations receive tax breaks for no apparent reason.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, package deals offer tourists the chance to visit the frozen remains of the previous tour group.
  • : The Zocalo's influence in Babylon 5 rose from "Envoy" to "Diplomat".
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, electrocution deaths among computer technicians are at an all-time high.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, graffiti graces every city's streets.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, the nation leads Babylon 5 in per capita stalking.
  • : Following new legislation in The Zocalo, manual labourers must be willing to have cybernetic limbs to get a job.

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