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Largest Gambling Industry: 12thHighest Crime Rates: 42ndMost Armed: 48th
The Ancient and Ethereal Lady of
The Errant Emissary of Eris Discordia since 2003.
Lady of the Night
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Widely Abused

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Population37.479 billion

LeaderDu Isa and Akira Midorikawa
Faitherratic but always Discordian

Currencygolden apple
Animalgolden worm

The Ancient and Ethereal Lady of Feoras is a gargantuan, socially progressive nation, ruled by Du Isa and Akira Midorikawa with a fair hand, and remarkable for its sprawling nuclear power plants, ritual sacrifices, and irreverence towards religion. The hard-nosed, hard-working, democratic, cheerful population of 37.479 billion Feorasans live in a state of perpetual fear, as a complete breakdown of social order has led to the rise of order through biker gangs.

The minute, corrupt, liberal, pro-business, outspoken government, or what there is of one, is solely concerned with Industry. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Ryen. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Feorasi economy, worth an astonishing 14,856 trillion golden apples a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and dominated by the Gambling industry, with significant contributions from Retail, Information Technology, and Soda Sales. Average income is an amazing 396,392 golden apples, but there is an enormous disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 2,202,547 per year while the poor average 35,760, a ratio of 61.6 to 1.

No animal is considered endangered if there's another that looks kind of like it, reddish-brown is the new black, only Du Isa and Akira Midorikawa's friends count in the eyes of the government, and teens are voting on which C-List pop star will be next to be evicted from the opera house. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, perhaps because of the country's complete lack of prisons. Feoras's national animal is the golden worm, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, and its national religion is erratic but always Discordian.

Feoras is ranked 372nd in the world and 2nd in The Bar on the corner of every region for Largest Soda Pop Sector, scoring 26,895.89 on the Addison-Fukk Productivity Rating.

Largest Gambling Industry: 12thHighest Crime Rates: 42ndMost Armed: 48thRudest Citizens: 53rdMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 95thMost Efficient Economies: 147thLargest Populations: 151stHighest Economic Output: 156thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 157thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 176thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 253rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 258thMost Avoided: 283rdFattest Citizens: 339thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 372ndMost Rebellious Youth: 383rdHighest Wealthy Incomes: 493rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 516thLargest Retail Industry: 671stHighest Average Incomes: 751stLargest Agricultural Sector: 761stLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 790thMost Cheerful Citizens: 792ndHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 881stLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1,029thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1,169thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1,207thLargest Insurance Industry: 1,405thHighest Drug Use: 1,413thLargest Mining Sector: 1,829thMost Subsidized Industry: 1,974thMost Corrupt Governments: 2,160thTop
Largest Manufacturing Sector: 3,168thLargest Publishing Industry: 4,547thMost Scientifically Advanced: 4,566thLargest Black Market: 6,797thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 6,943rdLargest Information Technology Sector: 7,406thNudest: 8,589thMost Extensive Civil Rights: 9,557thMost Politically Free: 11,195thTop
Most Pro-Market: 14,505thMost Extreme: 14,528thGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 14,661stMost Secular: 15,951stMost Valuable International Artwork: 19,137thLargest Governments: 22,147th
Most Armed: 1st in the regionLargest Populations: 1st in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionMost Cheerful Citizens: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 1st in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 1st in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 2nd in the regionMost Avoided: 2nd in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Mining Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 2nd in the regionHighest Drug Use: 2nd in the regionMost Rebellious Youth: 2nd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 3rd in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 3rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Extensive Civil Rights: 3rd in the regionFattest Citizens: 3rd in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Free: 4th in the regionTop
Most Extreme: 5th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 6th in the regionLargest Publishing Industry: 6th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 7th in the regionMost Pro-Market: 8th in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 9th in the regionLargest Black Market: 9th in the region

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