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The Just of
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Tzo

Population36.527 billion

CapitalSerenity
LeaderCitizen

CurrencyUnit
AnimalAlbatros

The Just of Tzo is a gargantuan, safe nation, ruled by Citizen with a fair hand, and remarkable for its soft-spoken computers, parental licensing program, and free-roaming dinosaurs. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 36.527 billion Tzoans are free to do what they want with their own bodies, and vote for whomever they like in elections; if they go into business, however, they are regulated to within an inch of their lives.

The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, outspoken morass — juggles the competing demands of Education, Environment, and Social Policy. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Serenity. The income tax rate is 100%.

The gigantic but underdeveloped Tzoan economy, worth an astonishing 10,077 trillion Units a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is extremely specialized, is mostly made up of the Book Publishing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology. Average income is an amazing 275,901 Units, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Literature classes frequently go on field trips to rock concerts, abortions are routinely performed in the nation's hospitals, many marriages go virtually unconsummated, and some paycheques only arrive every 12 to 24 weeks. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Tzo's national animal is the Albatros, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

Tzo is ranked 202,817th in the world and 1,189th in 10000 Islands for Most Conservative, scoring 29.85 on the Bush-Santorum Dawning Terror Index.

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Smartest Citizens: 1stHighest Food Quality: 1stMost Cultured: 1stMost Inclusive: 1stMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 2ndMost Beautiful Environments: 2ndHighest Average Tax Rates: 2ndNicest Citizens: 2ndMost Compassionate Citizens: 2ndSafest: 2ndLargest Governments: 2ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rdLeast Corrupt Governments: 3rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 3rdMost Pacifist: 3rdHealthiest Citizens: 7thLowest Crime Rates: 9thLongest Average Lifespans: 10thBest Weather: 11thMost Rebellious Youth: 12thMost Influential: 13thMost Advanced Public Transport: 21stMost Advanced Public Education: 24thHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 38thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 41stLargest Welfare Programs: 47thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 134thMost Secular: 152ndHighest Economic Output: 517thHighest Poor Incomes: 963rdLargest Populations: 1,068thMost Stationary: 1,166thMost Scientifically Advanced: 1,337thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,495thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 2,778thMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 5,416thLargest Publishing Industry: 5,963rdMost Subsidized Industry: 10,401stMost Valuable International Artwork: 12,256thTop
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Highest Wealthy Incomes: 18,857thMost Income Equality: 20,714thMost Politically Free: 20,807thLargest Information Technology Sector: 23,448th
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Most Popular Tourist Destinations: 1st in the regionHighest Foreign Aid Spending: 1st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Food Quality: 1st in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 1st in the regionBest Weather: 1st in the regionLongest Average Lifespans: 1st in the regionMost Beautiful Environments: 1st in the regionMost Advanced Public Transport: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLeast Corrupt Governments: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Pacifist: 1st in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 1st in the regionNicest Citizens: 1st in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 1st in the regionSafest: 1st in the regionMost Cultured: 1st in the regionMost Inclusive: 1st in the regionLargest Governments: 1st in the regionMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 2nd in the regionLargest Welfare Programs: 2nd in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 2nd in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 2nd in the regionMost Influential: 4th in the regionMost Secular: 6th in the regionLargest Populations: 8th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 10th in the regionMost Stationary: 12th in the regionTop
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Highest Poor Incomes: 24th in the regionMost Politically Free: 32nd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 37th in the regionMost World Assembly Endorsements: 38th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 53rd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 62nd in the regionTop
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Largest Publishing Industry: 102nd in the regionNudest: 119th in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 135th in the regionMost Income Equality: 136th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, some paycheques only arrive every 12 to 24 weeks.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, many marriages go virtually unconsummated.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, abortions are routinely performed in the nation's hospitals.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, literature classes frequently go on field trips to rock concerts.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, workers for the environmental protection agency are patted down for tartar sauce every morning.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, the Ministry of Health has reported a sharp increase in the incidence of delayed menopause.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, the national Police Academies have dedicated infant wings.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, every new building project has to undergo a five-year environmental impact study before it can go ahead.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, bronze and marble supplies are running low as sculptors depict full-figured subjects.
  • : Following new legislation in Tzo, the comic book series 'Citizen and the Villainous Corporate Cronies' is a best-seller.

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