Calculating the minimum amount of income Genovia makes from exporting pears

Raisa Ahmed


This paper attempts to calculate the minimum value of income made per annum by Genovia – the fictitious setting of the popular Princess Diaries franchise. This paper makes reasonable assumptions for Genovia’s location and total area, and uses existing statistics to approximate the total amount of pears exported by Genovia. The total income is then calculated using the lowest prices for pears, giving a “worst case scenario” value. This was found to be €11.9 million per year, which is still a handsome value given Genovia’s small size.


Film; Probability/Statistics; Agriculture; The Princess Diaries

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