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List Dated 2017-10-28

Khaiwoon-wepphu.jpg
  • ... that Ingerland has never won the WAFO World Cup?
  • ... that Saiku is a brewery and one of the most popular brands of beer ) in Karolia and that the original variety is exported around the world and today it is the brand of beer most associated with Karolia.
  • ... that the Nahuwa Atoll, a possession of the Kingdom of Onnutu, is located 1000 km away from the nearest piece of land?
  • ... that Duke Beglidere is known as the "Father of Pretany"?
  • ... that Khaiwoon's national bird, the wepphu (pictured), is closely related to the chicken?

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List Dated 2017-09-24

  • ... that Kolmen (coat of arms pictured), with only 61 permanent residents living within its medieval walls, claims to be the smallest city in the world, having official city status dating from rights it received during the 14th century that were never retracted?
  • ... that the major islands of the archipelago nation West Commonia are called "St. Sala", "Yanbul" and "Augeias" and that the government of West Commonia is currently under AN mandate?
  • ... that there are currently more than 40 monarchies, among them constitutional, federal, unitary, hybrid and unspecified monarchies and around 60 republics, that can be divided into federal and unitary republics?
  • ... that the nation of Triaquia is named after the three main water flows (tri aqua) in the country, namely the rivers Ewa en Efée and the glaciers flowing in the west of the country, and that all three of these water flows eventually empty into the Bay of Forrintia?

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List Dated 2017-08-26

Unified Standard Dollar
  • ... The unified standard dollar was first introduced in 1984 by an Assembly of Nations resolution to serve as an alternative to a large number of various reserve currencies in use by financial institutions around the world and to act as a standard benchmark against which other currencies can be measured and compared?
  • ... The Quadrants is by far the most densely populated neighborhood or district in Wenesinia, and one of the most densely populated places on earth, with a density of roughly 60,000 people per km²?
  • ... that 55% of Neo Deltans are vegetarian and 28% are vegan, a result of cultural traditions of the Movinians, one of the four major ethnic groups that settled Neo Delta?
  • ... The Kellä, a synthesised chime to announce approaching stations on Karolian RVK-KSF railway trains, has become a popular cultural symbol and Internet meme in recent years?

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List Dated 2017-07-15

Khutjeg Konkh Barrage
  • ... that the Khutjeg Konkh Barrage dam (pictured) on the island of Ūdzđąnąrąt produces approximately 136GW/h of electrical power per annum?
  • ...that although Prince Guillaume IV is CEO of the Chemins de Fer du Prince (CFP), the national state-owned railway company of Broceliande, the prince has almost no power on strategic decisions?
  • ... that 55% of Neo Deltans are vegetarian and 28% are vegan, a result of cultural traditions of the Movinians, one of the four major ethnic groups that settled Neo Delta?
  • ... The Kellä, a synthesised chime to announce approaching stations on Karolian RVK-KSF railway trains, has become a popular cultural symbol and Internet meme in recent years?

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List Dated 2017-07-01

Map of the Réseaubel
  • ...that the Drunken Ferryman is one of the most famous tourist attractions without its own wiki-article, since the main actor had to be replaced numerous times after he died by crossing shipping routes. ;)--Mstr (talk) 16:05, 25 May 2017 (CEST)
  • ... that the capital function of Aorangëa is executed by the Government Territories, which are situated in Whangiora but only occupy an area of 0.11 km²?
  • ...that the last extension of the Belleville metro opened in 2003?

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List Dated 2017-06-17

Historic Metrocar in Latina
  • ...that a heated debate between citizens and the local government in Känton erupted in 1989 over the differentiation of two suburban railway stations with the same name?
  • ...that 2% of all annual deaths in Leresso are caused by avalanches?
  • ...that AMYT is an organization of people with an interest in historic metros and railways in Latina and Zylanda?
  • ...that The Republic Paroy is divided in 11 states and a federal district?

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List Dated 2017-06-03

Company logo of Turpatet Oli
  • ...that Aku-Dyanchezi literally "southern far-distance train station" (Kojoshi) in Pyingshum, the capital of Kojo, is the city's busiest station, with ca. 940 000 passengers handled daily?
  • ...that upon the death of founder Olifya Mesnakata in 1932, the hypermarket and grocery chain Mesnakata u'Turpate (Mesnakata and Company) was renamed Turpatet Oli, the new name being both an homage to the original founder and the common Maurit interjection of jubilation and joy?
  • ...that the Kalehon Marshes (Voglaikcan Kalehon in Shenavroon), a significant area of mudflats and reedbeds in Shadze-Ma, are one of the most important breeding areas for the endemic Shenavroon Red Toad Bufo magan?
  • ...although the initial 2013 Gobras Peninsula Border Treaty proposal was met with significant opposition in both Khaiwoon and Gobrassanya, in its revised form, the Gobras Peninsula Free Trade Agreement was supported by 78% of Khaiwoonese and 67% of Gobrassians according to a public opinion poll from the Times of Khaiwoon when it was ratified in 2015?

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List Dated 2017-05-15

Dunwic Flyhthæfen
  • ...that Dunwic Flyhthæfen International, Myrcia's premier international airport, opened in 1933 with flights to Englea, not starting international service until 1952?
  • ... that Hannah-Maryam Sansu Paulo, who served for 15 years as Prime Minister of Mauretia and later served as Mauretian Ambassador to the Assembly of Nations, is most remembered for her involvement in women's organizations affiliated with the Mauroi Christic movements?
  • ...that the Eganian Cedar can live for 1,000 years and is the national symbol for Egani?
  • ...that Agarderia had no functional government for 3 days in the May of 1987?

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List Dated 2017-05-01

The Shepherd House
  • ...that the Freedemian cities of Laneston and Vandover have a strong heritage in bodypainting, including performance art, body art, and even boutiques that do painted on clothes?
  • ...that the city of Vinn is neither the capital of nor the largest city in Vinnmark?
  • ...that the Shepherd House in the Brookwood Forest to the north-west of Belkilty has served as a hospital and orphanage before being closed down due to cases of child abuse?
  • ...that the Vodean Federal Party has embraced social liberalism in recent years, despite historically being a conservative party?

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List Dated 2017-04-01

Type "A" from the 1880's of a Latina Town House

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List Dated 2017-03-15

Lone Star offshore drilling rig
  • ...that since 2013, PetroCar, the national oil and gas company Cariocas, has focused solely on off-shore drilling?
  • ...that List of highest buildings was the four thousandth article written on OG Encyclopedia, a free online encyclopedia where everyone can contribute under the Creative Commons License?
  • ...that Mallyore has the largest percentage of female airline pilots in the world?
  • ...that Commonia is the biggest country in the world, but is no longer the super-power it once was?

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List Dated 2017-02-16

Folksting, Østermark's parliament, on Tingsø

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List Dated 2017-02-01

Folksting, Østermark's parliament, on Tingsø

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List Dated 2017-01-14

Namgung University Seal
  • ...that a long range of densely forested mountains forms the spine of the Gobras Peninsula, spanning its entire length?
  • ....that Litvania's flag carrier; Litvanka Airlines, is one of the oldest airlines in the word, with operations starting in 1931?
  • ...that Namgung University in the Ardisphere offers 100% of its curriculum in Gonhangukian language?

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List Dated 2017-01-01

Paxair logo
  • ...that Yoyomi is often cited as a good exemplar of Kojolese city development and geography throughout the ages?
  • ...that Paxair serves 17 domestic destinations in Paxtar, and 49 international destinations with over 3,300 weekly departures?
  • ...that in Tárrases, the head of state is actively involved in politics, and even advocates for her own party that has had a lock on political rule since the 1920's due to the Duchess and her predecessors' popularity?
  • ...that the old town of Paliiso is recognised by The Assembly of Nations as a World Monument under three different criteria?

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