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Bus Stop contains 33 nations, the 556th most in the world.

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The Highest Drug Use in Bus Stop

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As a region, Bus Stop is ranked 10,535th in the world for Highest Drug Use.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Holy Blue Ecstasy of Ice ManLeft-Leaning College State“Ticket to Ride, White Line Highway”
2.The Republic of The Onds EdmocLibertarian Police State“Unity, Discipline, Work”
3.The Kitty Pryde of The Shadow CatScandinavian Liberal Paradise“The Cat Who Walked Through Walls”
4.The Colony of Permian IslandsAnarchy“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
5.The Republic of SureJanNew York Times Democracy“Sure, Jan”
6.The Territory of Permia ContinentalisAnarchy“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
7.The Transit Authority of Busmaster-GeneralLibertarian Police State“Getting People Where They're Going”
8.The Colony of Indalpine RepublicLeft-Leaning College State“Aslovaniūs cūos Lomit”
9.The Republic of BiangbiangmianCapitalizt“油潑扯麵”
10.The All Sorts of TaostIron Fist Consumerists“Still Funny”

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Actually we do not meet the criteria for an Embassy with News Stand

If your RMB has less than ten posts in the past thirty days, please do not propose embassies.

I can see a board full of News Stand posts

Taost wrote:Actually we do not meet the criteria for an Embassy with News Stand

If your RMB has less than ten posts in the past thirty days, please do not propose embassies.

I can see a board full of News Stand posts

From the Regional Happenings:
3 days 23 hours ago: The Empire of Buses agreed to construct embassies with News Stand.

They requested embassies with us.

Although it would be easy to have more regional discussion around here if others are interested.

The Altaic Regional Ministery of Propaganda presents:

Nations of Altay according to the regional map on 27th January 2021.
Credit: Bithynia-Crimea
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Greetings from The Vincence Empire. We are conducting a diplomatic survey with our allied regions on milk. Please honour us with your esteemed choice on our humble report. Good week and peace to all!
Stay safe and keep well wherever you are!


Arnold Scampi
Minister of the National Survey, Neo Splatoonia

Duckburg /ˈdʌkbɜːrɡ/ is the capital city of Paperino.

The location that would eventually become the centre of Duckburg was originally known as "Fort Drake Borough," a fort built in the 16th century by British explorer Sir Francis Drake. By the 19th century, the fort had been handed over by its departing British occupants to Cornelius Coot, who renamed the fort "Duckburg". "Drake" means a male duck, while "borough" and "burg" are synonyms meaning a town or district that is an administrative unit.Cornelius Coot turned the old fort into a trading post for fellow traders and hunters, and their families. Eventually a small town grew around the fort on top of Killmule Hill. In Carl Barks' story The Day Duckburg Got Dyed (1957), it is revealed that Cornelius Coot at some point in Duckburg's history managed to pipe mountain water into the town.

The size and structure of Duckburg varied in the works by Barks: it was adjusted to better fit the story he wanted to tell; it could vary from a small town to a medium-sized city, to a bustling metropolis. Later writers and artists most of the time also continues this tradition. In one specific story by Barks, Monsterville (1961), Duckburg was even transformed into a futuristic city by Gyro Gearloose, however it proved that the citizens were not ready for the high level of technology that the new city provided. Thus the city was turned back to its old city structure.

Duckburg is a major center for Space exploration, mainly operated and overseen by Gyro Gearloose, and has had expeditions to the Moon, Mars, Venus, the Asteroids, and more remote parts of the Galaxy. The city also features a sea port and is in proximity of a large forest called the Black Forest and to several mountains, the most notable being "Old Demon Tooth", usually depicted as a towering pointed peak leaning slightly to the side.[7] The main river of the city is the Tulebug River, first mentioned in The Money Well (1958) by Carl Barks, and it is located near Killmotor Hill.

Duckburg is home to Yarvard University (a play on the universities of Harvard and Yale), an institution more notable for its athletic teams than for its academic achievements.

Duckburg is also the home of the Billionaires Club of some of which Scrooge McDuck, John D. Rockerduck and, according to some stories, Flintheart Glomgold are influential members. Duckburg also has a Ritz Hotel

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Neo Splatoonia wrote:Greetings from The Vincence Empire.

For some reason, the factbook reminds me of the theme from DuckTales. Yes, the original.

Buses wrote:For some reason, the factbook reminds me of the theme from DuckTales. Yes, the original.


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