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*Duchess: 82,300 *
*Duchess: 82,300 *
[[File:Great Western and Asperic stock (1870).png|250px|thumb|Railway stock from 1870]]
[[File:Archantol and Ministop in Sierra.png|300px|right]]
The '''Great Western and Asperic Railroad''' was/is a railway company founded in April 1867, initially based in [[Stuart]], [[Tauhon]] and from 1870 having offices in [[Elvira]], [[Sierra]]. Great Western and Asperic was one of the key players in the construction of the transcontinental railroad, responsible for construction of rail line from west of Apricity ([[Tejoma]]) through [https://opengeofiction.net/#map=16/-33.1749/143.1961 La Rue] (Sierra) over the mountains and through Elvira to Stuart and [[Jundah]] on the Asperic coast.
Archantol is the prevailing gas station brand in Sierra, and is paired with the Ministop convenience stores.
==Sierran companies==
==Sierran companies==

Revision as of 18:37, 10 November 2019

Terminal 1 at DIA (1971)
Sierran license plate on a classic car
Current series of license plates (2017-)

Population estimates

3.5-4 million for the state. Greater Dennison: 1,983,090‬

  • Dennison: 682,500
  • Elvira: 401,220
  • Redonda: 389,500 *
  • Lola: 226,420
  • Chapman: 211,250
  • Unita: 201,280 *
  • Barclay: 196,250 -
  • Henderson: 156,620 -
  • North Dennison: 138,400 *
  • Billard: 117,240
  • Duchess: 82,300 *
Archantol and Ministop in Sierra.png

Archantol is the prevailing gas station brand in Sierra, and is paired with the Ministop convenience stores.

Sierran companies

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Montana is a brewery headquartered in Lola, Sierra. Founded in 1886, they are one of the top national brands, best known for its wheat beer.

Montana was founded in San Daniel (eastern Sierra). The headquarters moved to Lola in 1966. The main brewing facility remains in San Daniel, being the top employer in the town. A second production facility opened in Lola in 1967.

Motorways in Sierra

Route 19 sign
  • S-1: Hernandez to Dennsion
  • S-2:
  • S-5: north of Dennsion area
  • S-5: around northern Dennsion area
  • S-9: East-West through Dennison

Military installations in Sierra

Fort James P. Nickerson

Fort Nickerson gate
Gremlin tank doing testing

Fort Nickerson is an army base east of Lola. It is one of the largest bases in the western/northwest FSA. Home of the "Fighting First" Armored Division. Established as a Castellanese cavalry outpost in the 1820s, it was named Fort Lola under FSA control in 1849, and after General James P. Nickerson in 1979.

Fort Nickerson has a large maneuver area, where tanks and other armored vehicles are regularly tested. Most of the built up area, including administration, housing and other facilities are located north of the county line (in Meseta COunty), west of CR-7.

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Barclay Air Force Base

Barclay Air Force Base is a Federal States Air Forces located some 15km (9 mi) west of Dennison, in the city of Barclay. It is the home of the 12 Bomb Wing/Air Division, and operates a variety of heavy and mostly medium bomber aircraft. The base is commanded by Colonel Philip Read. Barclay AFB was built in 1949 [during the world war] as Barclay Military Air Field, an auxiliary to Dennison Field in Redonda

The runway at Barclay AFB is 4900m (3 miles) long, capable of operating every aircraft in the FSAF's fleet. Within the base one can find a museum with historic aircraft, military housing for servicemembers, barracks and other facilities. A golf course is present on the base since 1966.


Barclay AFB has several Air Force hotels for single enlisted (junior rank) members, visitors, and personnel undergoing training at the base. The residential community is located at the north end of Fighter-Bomber Street, east of the golf course. This includes: attached houses, built in the 1960s (renovated in the mid-1990s and again ca. 2007), small single houses (built in the late 1980s-1993, undergoing renovation) and large single houses (built in 2004-2006).

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Joint Forces Proving Ground Las Truchas

JFPG Las Truchas is a facility used for testing artillery weapons, explosives, formerly [atomic] weapons. Built in 1952 as Las Truchas Test Range. It is one of the largest military facilities in the FSA.

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University of Dennison

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The University of Dennison is a private research university in the Federal States, located in Dennison, Sierra. It was founded in 1876 and is the oldest university in the city. The university's campus is within the downtown core of Dennison, centered around West Forest Drive and Nickerson Street. The university is best known for its liberal arts and literature programs. They are home to the University of Dennison Lions (Archantan football and soccer), and have a rivalry with the University of Sierra in Dennison (the Rangers).

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Sierra State University

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The Sierra State University is a public university located in Elvira, Sierra (Federal States). SU Sierra is the oldest university in the state, founded in late 1869 from a state grant. The university was originally designed as an agricultural school from the onset, and was located near farmland some 5km from the city center. Much of the campus was remodeled in the 1960s and 1970s, helping to give a modern feel to the area.


The university was founded in 1869 as the University of the State of Sierra. John Amos Buford was the first chancellor of the university.

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University of Sierra, Lola

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The University of Sierra, Lola (USL) is a public research university in Lola, in the F.S. state of Sierra. Alongside the University of Sierra, Dennison, it is one of two campuses of the University of Sierra. USL was founded in 1872 from a grant by the newly-formed State of Sierra, with support from prominent local businessmen and politicians. USL has a strong science program, though also has an excellent arts program as well.


Francisco Mazarin (1827-1890), a local businessman, was instrumental in securing funding for the university, and provided part of his property in the city to build on. He was named second president of the university, from 1874 to 1886, after William Winfield.

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University of Sierra, Dennison

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The University of Sierra, Dennison (USD) is a public research university in Dennison, Sierra (Federal States). Alongside the University of Sierra, Lola, it is one of two campuses of the University of Sierra. USD was established in 1915 in order to provide state-supported tertiary education in Dennison, by then the largest city in the state. USD is very strong in science and mathematics, and one of the top universities in science research in western Archanta.