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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 155thMost Influential: 303rdSafest: 698th
The Roman Empire of
Liberal Democratic Socialists Open-Minded Education State
Senatus Populusque Romanus
Lord Jupiter
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Civil Rights
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Diodone

Population14.24 billion

CapitalCamp Jupiter
LeaderLord Jupiter
FaithAncient Roman

CurrencyDenarii
AnimalLightning bolt

The Roman Empire of Diodone is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Lord Jupiter with a fair hand, and notable for its prohibition of alcohol, lack of airports, and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful, devout population of 14.24 billion Diodoneans love a good election, and the government gives them plenty of them. Universities tend to be full of students debating the merits of various civil and political rights, while businesses are tightly regulated and the wealthy viewed with suspicion.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, socially-minded morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Camp Jupiter. The average income tax rate is 98.7%.

The strong Diodonean economy, worth a remarkable 1,634 trillion Denariis a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is highly specialized, is mostly made up of the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing. Average income is an impressive 114,805 Denariis, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Passionate nomination battles are often as intense as general elections, it takes months to get the proper permits for a child's first tricycle, political talk shows often have children as guests whenever they need commentary on world religions, and the Finance Ministry posts hourly updates on where taxpayer money is spent. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Diodone's national animal is the Lightning bolt, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Ancient Roman.

Diodone is ranked 3,305th in the world and 184th in The North Pacific for Longest Average Lifespans, with 93.03 Years.

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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 155thMost Influential: 303rdSafest: 698thMost Valuable International Artwork: 928thMost Advanced Public Transport: 1,001stMost Pacifist: 1,043rdMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 1,238thLeast Corrupt Governments: 1,295thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1,392ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 1,655thLargest Welfare Programs: 1,729thMost Cheerful Citizens: 1,754thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1,758thTop
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 2,155thLowest Crime Rates: 2,258thBest Weather: 2,353rdNicest Citizens: 2,423rdMost Beautiful Environments: 2,461stMost Compassionate Citizens: 2,800thLargest Governments: 3,067thMost Advanced Public Education: 3,197thLongest Average Lifespans: 3,305thHealthiest Citizens: 3,314thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 3,558thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 3,877thMost Cultured: 4,188thMost Rebellious Youth: 6,013thSmartest Citizens: 6,158thHighest Poor Incomes: 8,340thMost Stationary: 9,063rdHighest Economic Output: 9,478thTop
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Most Income Equality: 12,134thMost Inclusive: 13,099thLargest Populations: 14,913thMost Subsidized Industry: 17,633rdMost Devout: 18,630th
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Most Advanced Public Transport: 34th in the regionSafest: 41st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 52nd in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 59th in the regionMost Pacifist: 63rd in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 71st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 78th in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 82nd in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 83rd in the regionMost Influential: 84th in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 92nd in the regionTop
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 113th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 114th in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 125th in the regionMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 130th in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 135th in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 145th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 148th in the regionLargest Governments: 150th in the regionNicest Citizens: 151st in the regionBest Weather: 153rd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 175th in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 184th in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 185th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 186th in the regionMost Stationary: 193rd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 211th in the regionMost Cultured: 212th in the regionLargest Populations: 282nd in the regionHighest Economic Output: 288th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 342nd in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 429th in the regionTop
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Most Income Equality: 688th in the regionMost Inclusive: 736th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 819th in the regionMost Devout: 840th in the region

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