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List Dated 2016-12-4

Nicolás Jamesonl

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List Dated 2016-11-18

Saiku beer label

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List Dated 2016-11-01

1900 poster for the touristic promotion of the Troyan Riviera

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List Dated 2016-10-16

  • ... that Trefet, a Mergan aerospace manufacturer with global service operations, produces aircraft engines that are widely used in both civil aviation (especially airlines) and military aviation?(Snippet provided by user --TRJ (talk) 14:14, 3 October 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that the Freedemian-based international superstore chain All-n-One was originally called Allmart? (Snippet provided by user --Demuth (talk) 15:55, 5 October 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that Shadze-Ma, an island state of 165,000 people, has over 200 Government agencies and departments, with the majority being functionless products of exaggerated bureaucracy.(Snippet provided by user --User:Kingfries 23:40, 5 October 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that TeleMaura is the only radio or television broadcasting company in Mauretia to be based outside the city of Iola? (Snippet provided by user Alessa (talk) 21:33, 15 October 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that Broceliande ranks among the the main tourist destination in the world, especially the Troyan Riviera and the Iles du Midi? (Snippet provided by user Tparigo (talk) 12:30, 17 October 2016 (CEST)

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List Dated 2016-10-01

Khaiwoonese cartoon character Khinbai
  • ... that Teps is recorded as a Recognised Minority Language in Karolia and Arataran, but does not have an official status at state level? (Snippet provided by user TRJ (talk) 14:39, 4 September 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that there have been 12 films and eight video games featuring popular Khaiwoonese animated cartoon character Khinba? (Snippet provided by user --Demuth (talk) 09:49, 18 September 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that the Freedemian organic and natural food chain Marketfresh was acquired by the Marianan food retailer Maxi Group in 2005? (Snippet provided by user --Demuth (talk) 10:14, 18 September 2016 (CEST)
  • ... that the Council House, located on the top of Kerma Hill in Pirindi and home of the National Council of Guai, includes a 130-meter tower, which makes it the highest building in Pirindi, Guai? (Snippet provided by user --Demuth (talk) 10:30, 18 September 2016 (CEST)

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List Dated 2016-09-17

  • ... that the Vinnic League emerged as an economic and defensive alliance from several merchant guilds and their trade city hubs during the 11th century? (Snippet provided by userTRJ (talk)"
  • ... that the Şąnrąn Jkŏ Prize for Modern Art is awarded to an artist by a group of art critics based in cities around the world, who - it is claimed - award the prize for 'the most relevantly controversial' work? (Snippet provided by userTRJ (talk)"
  • ... that in 1636 during construction activities the gunpowder storage of Ilsten Castle (pictured) exploded, causing massive damage to the castle and its surroundings? (Snippet provided by userTRJ (talk)"
  • ... that, colonized by the Ingerish people in the mid-16th century, Rogolnika achieved its independence in 1727? (Snippet provided by userTRJ (talk)"

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List Dated 2016-09-04

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  • ... that the Martanidia Prizes are a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories? (Snippet provided by user TRJ (talk))
  • ... that the 7 current heirs to the Dento company occupy position 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9 in the list of the top 10 richest people in Kojo, with a combined worth of 4.6 trillion Zubi (200 bln Int$) in Dento shares alone? (Snippet provided by user [[User:Leowezy|Leowezy] Leowezy (talk))
  • ... that the Tircambrian Premier Hockey League was founded in 1924, making it perhaps the oldest professional ice hockey league in the World? (Snippet provided by user TRJ (talk))
  • ... that there is a legend about two young lovers associated with the construction of the old church in Kleigerswaard? (Snippet provided by user TRJ (talk))

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List Dated 2016-08-14

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List Dated 2016-07-18

  • ... that Balonese Premier Formula racer Mampu Delgado (pictured) drives with number 87 because he was born in 1987? (Snippet provided by user Niels20020)
  • ... that Dento, a Kojolese high-precision manufacturing company, is the nation's most valued firm at 6,800 bln Zubi (295 bln Int$)? (Snippet provided by user Leowezy)
  • ... that Bathing on the Plage de Carpianne in the city of Troie in Broceliande is strictly forbidden due to water pollution? (Snippet provided by user Demuth)
  • ... that Fort Mantess, the Paroy military's only active duty installation within the city of Trevers, was established in 1680 in Mantess in the center of the town as the New Ingerland Protection Front and is one of Paroy's longest serving military forts?(Snippet provided by user Demuth)

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List Dated 2016-07-01

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  • ... that Bathing on the Plage de Carpianne in the city of Troie in Broceliande is strictly forbidden due to water pollution?(Snippet provided by user Demuth)
  • ... that Fort Mantess, the Paroy military's only active duty installation within the city of Trevers, was established in 1680 in Mantess in the center of the town as the New Ingerland Protection Front and is one of Paroy's longest serving military forts?(Snippet provided by user Demuth)
  • ... that The Hōtarẙanden period of prehistoric Calliesanyo, considered to have begun around 12,000 BCE, consisted of cultures of seasonally sedentary hunter-gatherers who occupied the north and central regions of Calliesanyo, generally keeping north of the Upper Mardirei River? The name Hōtarẙanden is derived from the name ‘Potiers’ given to the culture by Cimenoiren anthropoligist Thierry Gatsone in 1870, translated into Classical Byri as Hōtarẙanden. (Snippet provided by user Demuth)
  • ... that the first written records of Myrcian history date from around 600 and document the establishment of a monastic community in Nordport? The record shows that the Christic settlers originated from an abbey in Whaley and make reference to Alphege (now St Alphege) as the founder of Christicism in Myrcia. (Snippet provided by user Demuth)

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List Dated 2016-06-18

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List Dated 2016-05-29

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List Dated 2016-03-29

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List Dated 2016-01-21

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  • ... that the Nahuwa Atoll, a posession of the Kingdom of Onnutu, is located 1000 km away from the nearest piece of land?(Snippet provided by user Leowezy.)
  • ... that one of the reasons for Paxtar's very strong domestic air travel market is the country's weak rail infrastructure?(Snippet provided by user Leowezy.)
  • ... that in the Norðurlandic city of Markvað, public transport accounts for approximately about 71 % of all journeys to work?(Snippet provided by user Luciano.)
  • ... that the Naobanian currency, called the Mar, is named after Marië, goddess of fortune and abundance in the early-Naopenian mythology?(Snippet provided by user Luciano.)
  • ... that the famous Octagon House (pictured) in the Wiwaxian city of Murthwaite, originally built by renowned architect Natalie Orman for the Usher family in 1799, is now a five-star hotel?(Snippet provided by user Luciano.)

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