The Byzantine Empire is a nation led by Exarchos Belisarius on the continent of Europe. The Byzantine Empire's government is a Absolute Monarchy with very liberal social policies. Economically, The Byzantine Empire favors extremely left wing policies. The official currency of The Byzantine Empire is the Orbis Note. At 1,471 days old, The Byzantine Empire is an ancient nation. The Byzantine Empire has a population of 16,721,267 and a land area of 137,180.00 sq. miles. This gives it a national average population density of 121.89. Pollution in the nation is a problem. The citizens' faith in the government is completely depleted with an approval rating of 0%.
Our akritai keep watch across the Danube, across the Taurus, and across the sea for any danger. We will defend civilization against the darkness. Under the guidance of our Basileos, our politeia will endure forever!
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|Nation Name:||The Byzantine Empire|
|History:||The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium). It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and continued to exist for an additional thousand years until it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.During most of its existence, the empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, and military force in Europe. Both "Byzantine Empire" and "Eastern Roman Empire" are historiographical terms created after the end of the realm; its citizens continued to refer to their empire as the Roman Empire (Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr. Basileia tôn Rhōmaiōn; Latin: Imperium Romanum), or Romania (Ῥωμανία), and to themselves as "Romans."|
|Land Area:||220,769.26 sq. km|
|Terrain:||The sea dominates life in the Empire, with most of the population living near the shore. The other population center - the Anatolian Plateau - is rugged and mountainous, but has (some) valleys that can sustain agriculture.|
|Highest Peak:||Mount Ararat, 5,137 meters|
|Lowest Valley:||Dead Sea, -429 meters|
|Climate:||The Mediterranean climate is the predominant climate of the empire. Fringes of the empire have their own microclimates, ranging from arid conditions in the Mesopotamia and Syrian themes, to more continental weather in the Dacian theme.|
|People & Society|
|Ethnic Groups:||Greeks - 50.0%|
Slavs - 25.0%
Syrians - 25.0%
|Languages:||Greek - 66.0%|
Syriac - 20.0%
Old Slavic - 7.0%
|Religions:||Nicene Christianity - 55.8%|
Monophysite Christianity - 25.0%
Nestorian Christianity - 7.0%
|Life Expectancy:||75 years|
|Hard Drug Users:||1.6%|
|Description:||The Empire is an industrial power, among the largest in Orbis. Its steel and munitions industries are unrivaled in Orbis, found in the weaponry and in the improvements of many nations. From newly fledged nations to established powers - Byzantine steel and munitions are ever-present. |
Further, the Empire is among the largest produces of farm goods in Orbis. Its farms feeds countless millions, with the Empire even providing food during time of war.
The economic might of the Empire is unrivaled, with Konstantinoúpoli being the financial and industrial epicenter.
|Average Yearly Income:||$156.08|
|GDP per Capita:||$1,410.48|
|History:||The proud successor of the Roman legions and the old Tagmata, the current military of the Byzantine Empire is the defender of the realm and the Empire’s allies.|
|Last Updated: 05/06/2018 02:04 pm|