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Most Influential: 5,493rdLargest Retail Industry: 8,101stLeast Corrupt Governments: 9,731st
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Desmosthenes and Burke

Population10.306 billion

LeaderGaius Lucanus Aurelius
FaithReligio Romanum

AnimalGrey Wolf

The Res Publica Romana of Desmosthenes and Burke is a gargantuan, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Gaius Lucanus Aurelius with a fair hand, and notable for its smutty television, keen interest in outer space, and stringent health and safety legislation. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic population of 10.306 billion Burkeans enjoy a sensible mix of personal and economic freedoms, while the political process is open and the people's right to vote held sacrosanct.

The medium-sized, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Defense, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Lutetia. The average income tax rate is 31.3%.

The powerhouse Burkean economy, worth a remarkable 1,203 trillion Denarii a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Arms Manufacturing, Tourism, and Retail. Average income is an impressive 116,795 Denarii, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.

Boats straying just metres away from the shore will raise the ire of the Coast Guard, gun-wielding criminals always wear appropriate eye and ear protection, large areas of Desmosthenes and Burke are not accessible by the public, and the fate of the world literally rests on Gaius Lucanus Aurelius's fingers. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Desmosthenes and Burke's national animal is the Grey Wolf, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Religio Romanum.

Desmosthenes and Burke is ranked 83,207th in the world and 2,223rd in the West Pacific for Largest Publishing Industry, scoring 3,469.83 on the Bella Potter Productivity e-Index.

Most Influential: 5,493rdLargest Retail Industry: 8,101stLeast Corrupt Governments: 9,731stHighest Disposable Incomes: 10,179thMost Stationary: 12,169thSafest: 12,784thTop
Most Valuable International Artwork: 16,861stHighest Economic Output: 17,255thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 19,269thLargest Information Technology Sector: 19,932ndLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 20,277thSmartest Citizens: 20,847thMost Scientifically Advanced: 20,941stMost Cultured: 22,440thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 25,044th
Most Stationary: 144th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 154th in the regionMost Influential: 156th in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 175th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 214th in the regionLargest Populations: 244th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 247th in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 250th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 288th in the regionSafest: 320th in the regionTop
Most Extensive Public Healthcare: 373rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 393rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 395th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 411th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 415th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 426th in the regionMost Cultured: 439th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 453rd in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 456th in the regionRudest Citizens: 471st in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 529th in the regionHighest Food Quality: 566th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 575th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 586th in the regionLargest Black Market: 607th in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 636th in the regionMost Developed: 642nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 692nd in the region

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