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The Tomatoship of New Delfos

“The united tomatomen.”

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
World Benchmark
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
Excessive

Location: Taijitu

Regional Influence: Eminence Grise

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The Tomatoship of New Delfos is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by The Council of New Delfos with a fair hand, and notable for its daily referendums, anti-smoking policies, and soft-spoken computers. The compassionate, democratic, cheerful population of 29.206 billion Delfics hold their civil and political rights very dear, although the wealthy and those in business tend to be viewed with suspicion.

The relatively small, liberal, outspoken government is primarily concerned with Education, although Environment, Healthcare, and Social Policy are also considered important, while Spirituality and Defense aren't funded at all. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Delfingrad. The average income tax rate is 37.6%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The frighteningly efficient New Delfosian economy, worth a remarkable 4,597 trillion tomatoes a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is a slick, highly efficient, highly specialized black market in Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Tourism. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 157,426 tomatoes, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Counselors have to sign pledges supporting gay rights before they can speak to any patients, the reams of paperwork accompanying any electronic item are a recognised contributor to national deforestation, crowds of flag-burning protesters tend to accidentally become crowds of burning protesters, and kindergartners' favourite dance move is the stop-drop-and-roll. Crime, especially youth-related, is pervasive, probably because of the absence of a police force. New Delfos's national animal is the Big Red Tomato, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests.

New Delfos is ranked 2,624th in the world and 4th in Taijitu for Most Beautiful Environments, with 3,014.6 Pounds Of Wildlife Per Square Mile.

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Largest Publishing Industry: 57thMost Rebellious Youth: 597thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 823rdMost Cultured: 1,072ndSmartest Citizens: 2,343rdHighest Economic Output: 2,378thTop
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Most Influential: 2,476thMost Beautiful Environments: 2,624thLargest Populations: 2,632ndHighest Crime Rates: 2,737thMost Cheerful Citizens: 2,744thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 2,839thMost Developed: 3,341stMost Advanced Public Education: 4,066thMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 4,344thMost Pacifist: 4,719thLargest Black Market: 4,731stNicest Citizens: 4,956thLargest Information Technology Sector: 5,285thMost Scientifically Advanced: 5,479thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 5,793rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 5,826thHealthiest Citizens: 6,070thHighest Poor Incomes: 6,390thHighest Disposable Incomes: 6,464thLeast Corrupt Governments: 6,520thBest Weather: 7,570thMost Inclusive: 8,223rdLongest Average Lifespans: 9,339thNudest: 10,821stMost World Assembly Endorsements: 11,065thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 11,217thTop
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Highest Average Incomes: 12,654thMost Secular: 12,928thMost Efficient Economies: 14,593rdHighest Drug Use: 17,830thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 18,572ndMost Politically Free: 18,848thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 21,696th
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Most World Assembly Endorsements: 1st in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 1st in the regionTop
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionMost Pacifist: 2nd in the regionMost Compassionate Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 3rd in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 3rd in the regionNicest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Cultured: 3rd in the regionMost Influential: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 3rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 4 » Kohr, Cabrinialand, ChasingLola, and United Socialist Republics of Finland.