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The Republic of Ziptron

“Respect will set you free”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Strong
Political Freedoms:
Very Good

Regional Influence: Truckler

Location: The Coalition of Democratic Nations

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The Republic of Ziptron is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Zelleman Ziptronista with an even hand, and notable for its restrictive gun laws. The compassionate population of 10.972 billion Ziptronians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

It is difficult to tell where the omnipresent, socially-minded government stops and the rest of society begins, but it devotes most of its attentions to Education, with areas such as Religion & Spirituality and Defence receiving almost no funds by comparison. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of City of Words. The average income tax rate is 96%. A powerhouse of a private sector is dominated by the Book Publishing industry.

Organ donation rates are among the lowest in the region, it is illegal for police officers to carry out searches due to strict privacy laws, highschool principals regularly send armed truancy patrols to drag problem students to school, and bizarre-looking creatures called 'house catdogs' dominate wildlife preserves. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Ziptron's national animal is the house cat, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its currency is the beck.

Ziptron is ranked 342nd in The Coalition of Democratic Nations and 108,491st in the world for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -9 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 12 days ago

  • 1 day 6 hours ago: Ziptron was ranked in the Top 1% of the region for Least Corrupt Governments.
  • 2 days 5 hours ago: Ziptron was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 1%).
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Ziptron was ranked #1 in the region for Longest Average Lifespans (last census: Top 1%).
  • 2 days 6 hours ago: Ziptron was reclassified from "Scandinavian Liberal Paradise" to "Democratic Socialists".
  • 16 days ago: Ziptron was endorsed by The Constitutional Monarchy of Rossworks.
  • 17 days ago: Ziptron was endorsed by The Market Socialist Federation of Kestvala.
  • 21 days ago: Ziptron was ranked #1 in the region for Largest Welfare Programs (last census: Top 1%).
  • 25 days ago: Ziptron was ranked in the Top 5% of the world for Most Influential (last census: Top 1%).
  • 25 days ago: Ziptron was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Influential.
  • 27 days ago: Ziptron was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Public Sector.

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