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Population14.969 billion

CapitalNova Roma
LeaderEmperor Aethelstan XXIV
FaithDiopolisian Rite Catholicism


The Holy imperial dominion of Diopolis is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Emperor Aethelstan XXIV with an iron fist, and renowned for its barren, inhospitable landscape, avowedly heterosexual populace, and compulsory gun ownership. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 14.969 billion Diopolisitia are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Nova Roma. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 87.0%.

The frighteningly efficient Diopolisian economy, worth a remarkable 4,460 trillion Habrans a year, is mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Uranium Mining, Beef-Based Agriculture, and Furniture Restoration. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is an amazing 297,957 Habrans, with the richest citizens earning 5.4 times as much as the poorest.

Grumbling early morning commuters bemoan having to travel to work in the dark, mouldy bread is served as an appetizer in many restaurants, delivery truck companies use hospital parking lots to store 16-wheelers, and research into 'designer babies' is banned. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a very well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Diopolis's national animal is the Bearwolf, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Diopolisian Rite Catholicism.

Diopolis is ranked 164,550th in the world and 21st in Vaporwave Paradise for Largest Automobile Manufacturing Sector, scoring -6.32 on the Henry Ford Productivity Index.

Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 200thLargest Agricultural Sector: 242ndLargest Manufacturing Sector: 289thLargest Black Market: 325thMost Devout: 365thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 504thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 558thLargest Mining Sector: 592ndMost Ignorant Citizens: 602ndMost Corrupt Governments: 851stMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1,276thMost Armed: 1,295thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,472ndHighest Average Incomes: 1,997thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,998thTop
Highest Economic Output: 2,167thMost Primitive: 2,345thMost Conservative: 3,002ndLowest Crime Rates: 3,186thMost Avoided: 3,324thMost Efficient Economies: 3,447thMost Advanced Public Transport: 4,080thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 4,520thLargest Governments: 6,039thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,197thLargest Gambling Industry: 6,448thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 6,539thLongest Average Lifespans: 7,732ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,805thTop
Most Authoritarian: 10,465thHealthiest Citizens: 11,685thLargest Populations: 13,297thMost Influential: 15,655thMost Advanced Public Education: 17,308th
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 1st in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Conservative: 1st in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 1st in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 1st in the regionMost Influential: 1st in the regionLargest Black Market: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionTop
Most Ignorant Citizens: 2nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 2nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2nd in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 2nd in the regionMost Primitive: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 2nd in the regionMost Devout: 2nd in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 3rd in the regionLargest Populations: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 3rd in the region

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