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The Indomitable Borderlands of
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The Paragon of Corporate Power and Style since 2002.
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The Grendels

Population37.256 billion

CapitalHackleburg
LeaderWarleader Yarooo

CurrencyGolden Bond
Animalthe Dire Bear

The Indomitable Borderlands of The Grendels is a gargantuan, orderly nation, ruled by Warleader Yarooo with an iron fist, and remarkable for its compulsory military service, anti-smoking policies, and sprawling nuclear power plants. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 37.256 billion Grendels are rabid consumers, partly through choice and partly because the government tells them to and dissenters tend to vanish from their homes at night.

The minute, corrupt, pro-business, well-organized government, or what there is of one, juggles the competing demands of Defense, Industry, and Law & Order. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Hackleburg. Income tax is unheard of.

The frighteningly efficient Grendelsian economy, worth an astonishing 34,746 trillion Golden Bonds a year, is driven almost entirely by the private sector, which is broadly diversified and led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Gambling. Average income is a breathtaking 932,654 Golden Bonds, but there is a vast disparity between incomes, with the richest 10% of citizens earning 8,737,479 per year while the poor average 8,368, a ratio of 1,044 to 1.

Just as students finish their homework it's time for school, peace talks occasionally rack up a higher body count than the wars they seek to stop, East Lebatuck tests its moon rovers in the barren wasteland of rural The Grendels, and only 'organics' are permitted to be citizens. Crime, especially youth-related, is so common that it is unusual to encounter someone following the law, with the police force struggling against a lack of funding and a high mortality rate. The Grendels's national animal is the the Dire Bear, which is also the nation's favorite main course.

The Grendels is ranked 7,321st in the world and 5th in Wysteria for Largest Trout Fishing Sector, scoring 9,294.79 on the Nemo Depletion Efficiency Index.

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Greatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1stHighest Wealthy Incomes: 3rdHighest Disposable Incomes: 4thHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 4thLowest Overall Tax Burden: 7thLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 7thHighest Economic Output: 8thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 9thLargest Cheese Export Sector: 12thMost Avoided: 12thMost Efficient Economies: 13thHighest Average Incomes: 15thMost Armed: 17thLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 19thLargest Gambling Industry: 20thLargest Soda Pop Sector: 20thLargest Insurance Industry: 26thLargest Agricultural Sector: 26thMost Scientifically Advanced: 33rdLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 34thFattest Citizens: 36thLargest Populations: 38thLargest Manufacturing Sector: 40thLargest Mining Sector: 41stMost Secular: 49thLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 54thHighest Crime Rates: 98thHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 100thSmartest Citizens: 114thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 131stLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 140thMost Corrupt Governments: 187thLargest Retail Industry: 227thRudest Citizens: 275thMost Valuable International Artwork: 301stLargest Publishing Industry: 312thLargest Information Technology Sector: 413thMost Cultured: 507thTop
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Largest Governments: 2,422ndLargest Black Market: 3,863rdMost Rebellious Youth: 5,202ndMost Influential: 5,472ndMost Subsidized Industry: 6,255thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 6,693rdLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 7,321stTop
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Most Pro-Market: 10,025thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,505th
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Largest Cheese Export Sector: 1st in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Economic Output: 1st in the regionHighest Disposable Incomes: 1st in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 1st in the regionLargest Agricultural Sector: 1st in the regionGreatest Rich-Poor Divides: 1st in the regionHighest Workforce Participation Rate: 1st in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 1st in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 2nd in the regionMost Secular: 2nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 2nd in the regionLargest Basket Weaving Sector: 2nd in the regionMost Valuable International Artwork: 2nd in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 3rd in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 3rd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 3rd in the regionMost Armed: 3rd in the regionMost Avoided: 3rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 4th in the regionLowest Overall Tax Burden: 4th in the regionLargest Gambling Industry: 4th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Soda Pop Sector: 4th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 4th in the regionTop
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Largest Mining Sector: 5th in the regionLargest Trout Fishing Sector: 5th in the regionRudest Citizens: 5th in the regionHighest Crime Rates: 6th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 6th in the regionFattest Citizens: 6th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Pizza Delivery Sector: 7th in the regionLargest Black Market: 8th in the regionLargest Populations: 8th in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 8th in the regionSmartest Citizens: 8th in the region

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