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From: "Isidora Zamora" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2003 2:39 AM
Subject: Denmark in Ill Bethisad


> > > China? How and why did they get a foothold there?
> >
> >Amager in Denmark and Tsingdao/Qingdao/Tjingdav were swapped by the SR
> >and China, probably early in the 20th century.
>
> I used to live on Amager.  It's not very big, and what's there that you'd
> want to swap?  It's just picturesque fishing villages and small towns like
> Kastrup, right?  (Besides the international airport, of course, which
> wouldn't have existed in the early 20th century.  Which leaves me with the
> question of where Copenhagen's airport is, if Amager isn't Danish.)

The SR government gave the Chinese lots of money and Amager, in exchange for
Qingdao/Tjingdav.  The lots of money made up the difference.

> Isidora
>