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Welskerland
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Founded: Aug 06, 2014
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

How Were YN's Borders Decided?

Postby Welskerland » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:40 am

How did your nation get its current borders? Is it based on geography, historical borders, or agreements in a peace treaty, or something else?

Welskerland's borders were based on its tribal days, where each tribe occupied a certain amount of land, and when the country was united, all of their land was consolidated under one government and country. Welskerland also did experience a couple of border changes. The first time was before Welskerland was even a country, where one of the tribes was conquered by an invading nation, but the rest of the tribes managed to fight them off. To this day, that one tribe and its territory remain apart of that other nation. After unification, Welskerland went to war with another country and it agreed to cede some of its territory to us in exchange for peace.

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Valgora
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Founded: Mar 23, 2016
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Valgora » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:56 am

Valgora's national borders were decided based on the landscape.

To the north is the ocean and Valgoran controlled islands. Obviously the national land border stops at the ocean.
To the east is mountains and ocean. Obviously the border ends at the ocean.
To the west is mountains which define the border.
The south doesn't really have a border because of the forest to the south. The border more or less stops a few kilometers into to forest.
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Imperium Sidhicum
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Founded: May 28, 2013
Ex-Nation

Postby Imperium Sidhicum » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:02 am

It's pretty challenging to draw borders in outer space, so for the sake of convenience, everything within 1 light-year of an Imperial colony is assumed to be Imperial space, our foes abiding by a similar convention.

In disputed regions, of course, the borders are being constantly drawn and redrawn by means of plentiful good old-fashioned bloodshed.
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Tylsi
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Founded: Oct 10, 2015
Ex-Nation

Postby Tylsi » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:10 am

Through conquest and unification on our home planet and through exploration and colonization of our transplanetary colonies. Defining Terra Novan space is a matter of anything within five parsecs of a Terra Novan colony.
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Destructive Government Economic System
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Corporate Police State

Postby Destructive Government Economic System » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:12 am

Because of constant expansion, our borders were never fully defined.
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The Third Greater German Reich
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Founded: Apr 09, 2017
Ex-Nation

Postby The Third Greater German Reich » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:13 am

Well... When you're the victor of a world war in your universe you don't really have any objections to where borders are when 100% of everyone of whom fought against you in said world war is now under your rule.
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Fatatatutti
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Fatatatutti » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:25 am

We're an island, so our "borders" are determined mostly by volcanoes and the ocean. There are some man-made effects, such as land reclamation and artificial islands on stilts, but they don't account for a significant amount of our land area.
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Sannerby-Annestad
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Free-Market Paradise

Postby Sannerby-Annestad » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:04 am

The borders of Sannerby-Annestad consist of the city of Sannerby-Annestad, and surrounding plains, which were set up based on tradition.
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Kenmoria
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Corporate Bordello

Postby Kenmoria » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:08 am

Kenmoria's borders evolved over thousands of years from the land's of four ancient kingdoms.
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East Angria
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Founded: May 15, 2017
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby East Angria » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:14 am

People revolted against their political and capitalist overlords and formed free associations. Those free territories joined together for cooperation and formed present-day Sassony.
The territory is still commonly called East Angria because Angria and Eastphalia were the first two regions to free themselves and join together.
Our borders roughly coincide with a few dialectal boundaries. Sassony contains the Jutlandic Danish, Frisian, West Low German, West Central German, and Low Franconian regional languages. It is bordered by East Low German, East Central German, Upper German, and the langues d'oïl.
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Diarcesia
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Founded: Aug 21, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Diarcesia » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:23 am

Landscape, accession of polities, and the maintenance of a highly defensible land border.

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Robosia
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Founded: Aug 27, 2017
Ex-Nation

Postby Robosia » Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:54 pm

We just took some of Antarctica. It was only the colder regions closer to the pole, no one really cared.
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Shurjah
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Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Shurjah » Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:56 pm

The fact we're an Island
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Madrinet
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Posts: 35
Founded: Oct 14, 2016
Benevolent Dictatorship

Postby Madrinet » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:31 am

The modern borders are defined by a treaty of the 19th century, forcing Madrinet to cede large parts of its coastal territory to deny access to the sea.
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Agenca
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Posts: 158
Founded: Nov 17, 2015
Democratic Socialists

Postby Agenca » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:37 am

The borders are from when the nations of the United States and Canada existed, and in the case of overseas territory in Russia, was decided by Agenca and Benois when Tektronix fell, and the countries of Spain and Portugal which are also under our control have their original boundaries from when they were independent nations.
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Nocturnalis
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Founded: Mar 24, 2012
Father Knows Best State

Postby Nocturnalis » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:15 pm

The current borders have been drawn by a combination of geography and the machinations of other powers. To the south is the open seas, to the east and west (riverlands and open steppelands, respectively) are our hyper-aggressive neighbours, while the northern borders are covered by mountains and desert.
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TURTLESHROOM II
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Moralistic Democracy

Postby TURTLESHROOM II » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:25 pm

Before 2012 AD, the borders comprising all of TurtleShroom, with the exception of the area encompassing the city of Gerry, were boundaries representing the farthest extents of the turtle and mushroom Khanates that united with the human Missionary colony in 1796 AD.

Gerry was ceded to The Ctan as part of a defeat in the Dark Harvest wars.
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Luziyca
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Anarchy

Postby Luziyca » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:50 pm

Uniting of our former constituent parts, and by conquest, mostly.
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Democratic Exodian Territories
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New York Times Democracy

Postby Democratic Exodian Territories » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:56 pm

Limited by ocean coastlines. All land within 15 nautical miles of each other is Exodian territory, and were previously unoccupied before Exodians settled there. The "Exodian Territories" are just an archipelago around the size of Cuba and the Bahamas combined.
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Arthropol
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Founded: May 19, 2017
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Arthropol » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:26 am

The borders were decided when the French Revolution ended, we got the lands we controlled and the French kept the lands they controlled. The borders conveniently line up with the 5 southern French regions irl.
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Griffonian Order
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Posts: 65
Founded: Jun 14, 2015
Ex-Nation

Postby Griffonian Order » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:35 am

Our national borders are based upon the landscape and mostly consists of an entire montainous region. Since humans cant really live there we established home there.
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Crookfur
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Left-Leaning College State

Postby Crookfur » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:45 am

Today the borders of the Kingdom of Crookfur are determined by the sea as the Kingdom has complete control over the 3 main islands and many smaller islands that it occupies.

Previously this was not the case, particularly on Crookfur's second island, Covenant island, which was home to several different nations that were gradually incorporated into the Kingdom over time, both peacefully and by strength of arms. The Kingdom's border with these neighbouring nations were generally decided by treaty and based on geographic features such as rivers and mountains.
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Alizeria
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Founded: Jan 03, 2009
Ex-Nation

Postby Alizeria » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:21 am

A planning committee of 12 highly esteemed men deliberated for six months and decided that there should be an ocean placed at certain points surrounding the country.

In seriousness though, Alizeria's border (excluding its EEZ) ends when dirt hits water, and the country is an island.
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Cruciland
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Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Cruciland » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:26 am

Cruciland's borders are basically wherever the Nomadic Legion goes. They used to be more rigid, with star systems colonized by Crucilandians forming the basis for deciding where our borders lie, but that drawing algorithm fell out of practice once we packed our things and started romping around the multiverse.
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Davinhia
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Davinhia » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:44 am

Since Davinhia is an chain of islands, the national border is obviously decided by the ocean.
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