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The Maritime Republic of Torom

“In Fide, Pro Deus”

Category: Democratic Socialists
Civil Rights:
Excellent
Economy:
Very Strong
Political Freedoms:
Excellent

Location: The Western Isles

Regional Influence: Apprentice

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The Maritime Republic of Torom is a massive, socially progressive nation, ruled by Anton Hemvina with an even hand, and remarkable for its museums and concert halls, ban on automobiles, and irreverence towards religion. The compassionate, democratic population of 3.563 billion Toromans are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The enormous government is primarily concerned with Education, although Healthcare, Administration, and Environment are also considered important, while Defense and Spirituality are ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Gusatter. The average income tax rate is 76.3%, and even higher for the wealthy.

The very strong Toroman economy, worth 264 trillion Marks a year, is quite specialized and led by the Information Technology industry, with major contributions from Tourism, Book Publishing, and Basket Weaving. State-owned companies are reasonably common. Average income is 74,370 Marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

High-income earners pay a 100% tax rate, the new Liquor Legitimacy Office is besieged with job applications from people who have experience in "statistical sampling methods", life-saving resuscitation is denied based on decades-old teenage diaries that declare "I want to die before I get old", and Toroman husbands are dead good at fathering kids. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Torom's national animal is the Argean Ibex, which frolics freely in the nation's many lush forests, and its national religion is Roman Catholicism.

Torom is ranked 106,790th in the world and 147th in The Western Isles for Most Extreme, scoring 15.02 on the Paul-Nader Subjective Decentrality Index.

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Most Influential: 3,376thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 5,723rdMost Pacifist: 5,727thLeast Corrupt Governments: 5,839thSafest: 6,179thMost Advanced Public Education: 6,730thBest Weather: 7,357thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 8,273rdMost Compassionate Citizens: 8,571stTop
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Nicest Citizens: 8,748thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 9,639thMost Beautiful Environments: 10,352ndMost Popular Tourist Destinations: 10,686thHealthiest Citizens: 11,346thLongest Average Lifespans: 11,490thLargest Welfare Programs: 12,457thMost Eco-Friendly Governments: 13,757thMost Inclusive: 13,942ndLowest Crime Rates: 14,741stMost Cultured: 14,803rdMost Cheerful Citizens: 14,844thSmartest Citizens: 15,688thHighest Average Tax Rates: 16,537th
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Most Politically Apathetic Citizens: 18th in the regionSafest: 23rd in the region

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Endorsements Received: 18 » Ostehaar, San Montagna, Vancouvia, Agadar, Chasia, Athara Magarat, Michigonia, Townside, Noronica, Xrevaro, Roendavar, Equitasia, Cosie, Dothrakia, Dragao do Mar, Razzgriz, Yorrkon, and Aruia.