The Borderlands of Byzkat is a huge, genial nation, renowned for its irreverence towards religion and stringent health and safety legislation. The compassionate, democratic population of 893 million Byzkatians 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 medium-sized, socially-minded, outspoken government juggles the competing demands of Healthcare, Welfare, and Education. The average income tax rate is 39.1%, but much higher for the wealthy.
The sizeable but underdeveloped Byzkatian economy, worth 25.3 trillion marks a year, is fairly diversified and dominated by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Pizza Delivery, Book Publishing, and Woodchip Exports. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 28,293 marks, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Recognizing the Byzkatian flag qualifies you for citizenship, Byzkatians submit requests for a date in writing with an enclosed RSVP card, museums have more touchscreens on display than artifacts, and police officers that upset their bosses get assigned to 24 hour stakeouts of bike sheds. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown. Byzkat's national animal is the vulture, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Republic of Antwerpen1.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Kingdom of Shadeth.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Most Serene Republic of Eae.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Trans Rights of Eggraria.
- : Byzkat was reclassified from "Left-wing Utopia" to "Liberal Democratic Socialists".
- : Byzkat was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Least Corrupt Governments.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Holy Empire of TescoPepsi.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Eternal Dynasty of Comfed.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The Allied States of Bistritza.
- : Byzkat was endorsed by The People's Republic of Tyrantistica.
Endorsements Received: 54 » Erstavik, Holota, Wehraboos, Tsunamy, Pencil Sharpeners 2, Amerion, Drew Durrnil, Aidenfieeld, Yaravia, Ever Testing, Cucutenium, Tepertopia, Beblahbleblo, Hong Kong Kowloon and New Territories, Nowa Europa, PenguinPies, Land Without Shrimp, Bawkie, Bleakfoot, Arscanesia, Achemar, Corgitopiaa, Eleuthelrium, Chernaya Zvezda, Sou Avida, The Haughtherlands, Rebel-topia, Volaworand, Castraebar, Holy Free, Ebonhand, A Place Somewhere, 073 039 109 032 080 111 112 112 121, Donat Invadia, Mavenu, Farengeto, Kringalia, Doge Land, Damn Frigid Wastelands, Sedunn, Flumenvallis, Concrete Slab, Esterwood, Brazilian impero2, Froshar, Leimarite Empire, Great Lothian, Tyrantistica, Bistritza, Comfed, and 4 others.TescoPepsi, Eae, Shadeth, and Antwerpen1.