The Dragon and the Apple
Faerûn is the western part of the large central continent of the world of Toril. To its east lies Zakhara, and to the south-east Kara-Tur.
Countries and regions of Faerûn include:
- The Sword Coast in the north-west.
- The Anauroch Desert to the east.
- The Sea of Fallen Stars, a large equatorial inland sea.
- The Moonsea, a small inland sea in the norther part of the continent.
- The countries of Amn, Tethyr, Calimshan, and Cormyr.
- The land of Thay on the eastern edge of the Sea of Fallen Stars.
- The southern lands of The Shaar.