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* Belgium to the Netherlands ''and'' France.

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* Belgium to the Netherlands ''and'' France. In France, "Belgian jokes" are essentially DumbBlonde jokes, while Belgians make FrenchJerk jokes.


* Canada to the United States. This even has [[CanadaEh its own subtrope]]. Not surprisingly, many Canadians also think of the US this way. Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to invert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the the American border, however.

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* Canada to the United States. This even has [[CanadaEh its own subtrope]]. Not surprisingly, many Canadians also think of the US this way. Whilst many [=QNCs=] are smaller than their related country, Canada manages to invert this by being the second largest country by area. It is significantly less populated, and most Canadians live fairly close the to the American border, however.



* Given its geographical size, the main regions of the US often come off this way to one another. For example, NewEngland and the DeepSouth would be this to each other, and even then, it can be broken down further between the states themselves, such as [[BigApplesauce New York]] to [[{{Joisey}} New Jersey]].

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* Given its geographical size, the main regions of the US often come off this way to one another. For example, NewEngland and the DeepSouth would be this to each other, and even then, it can be broken down further between the states themselves, such as [[BigApplesauce New York]] to [[{{Joisey}} New Jersey]].Jersey]] and the whole Michigan/Ohio situation.


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* In Literature/{{Discworld}}, Ankh-Morpork seems to be surrounded by nothing but quirky neighbor cities/countries, from [[{{Qurac}} Klatch]] to [[SpaghettiAndGondolas Brindisi]] to [[{{Ruritania}} Sto Lat]]. Of course given Lord Vetinariís highly idiosyncratic methods of governance, like legalizing the ThievesGuild, Ankh-Morpork is probably viewed as a quirky neighbor itself. Itís just the quirky neighbor everyone wants to move to.
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* In Literature/{{Discworld}}, Ankh-Morpork seems to be surrounded by nothing but quirky neighbor cities/countries, from [[{{Qurac}} Klatch]] to [[SpaghettiAndGondolas Brindisi]] to [[{{Ruritania}} Sto Lat]]. Of course given Lord Vetinariís highly idiosyncratic methods of governance, like legalizing the ThievesGuild, Ankh-Morpork is probably viewed as a quirky neighbor itself. Itís just the quirky neighbor everyone wants to move to.
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[[Literature]]
* In Literature/{{Discworld}}, Ankh-Morpork seems to be surrounded by nothing but quirky neighbor cities/countries, from [[{{Qurac}} Klatch]] to [[SpaghettiAndGondolas Brindisi]] to [[{{Ruritania}} Sto Lat]]. Of course given Lord Vetinariís highly idiosyncratic methods of governance, like legalizing the ThievesGuild, Ankh-Morpork is probably viewed as a quirky neighbor itself. Itís just the quirky neighbor everyone wants to move to.


* Liechtenstein to Switzerland and Austria.

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* Liechtenstein to Switzerland and Austria.to a lesser extent Austria. The last remaining monarchy among German-speaking countries.

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* Liechtenstein to Switzerland and Austria.


* The United States of America (Los Estados Unidos de America) to Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (the United Mexican States). Both countries have "United States/Estados Unidos" in their names, both are republics, both are governed by a president, both have states, both have a high obesity rate, both have a national identity that override racial and ethnic boundaries, both spell color, favor, and honor without a "u," both have eagles as their national animals, both have owning a gun as a right, and both use a rattlesnake for symbolism (Mexico has the rattlesnake on its national flag and the USA has the rattlesnake on the Gadsen "Donít Tread on me." flag).

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* The United States of America (Los Estados Unidos de America) to Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (the United Mexican States). Both countries have "United States/Estados Unidos" in their names, both are republics, [[TheFederation federal republics made up of states]], both are governed by a president, both have states, both have a high obesity rate, both have a national identity that override racial and ethnic boundaries, both spell color, favor, and honor without a "u," both have eagles as their national animals, both have owning a gun as a right, and both use a rattlesnake for symbolism (Mexico has the rattlesnake on its national flag and the USA has the rattlesnake on the Gadsen "Donít Tread on me." flag).


** Just across the Gulf, Estonia is this to Finland. Both speak languages that are closely related, both have been under periods of Swedish and Russian occupation, both have become sovereign nations after World War I, both are in The European Union and use the Euro, and travel between the countries is very common (to the point the capital cities have proposed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HelsinkiĖTallinn_Tunnel an underground tunnel]]).

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** Just across the Gulf, Estonia is this to Finland. Both speak languages that are closely related, both have been under periods of Swedish and Russian occupation, both have become sovereign nations after World War I, both are in The European Union and use the Euro, and travel between the countries is very common (to the point the capital cities have proposed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HelsinkiĖTallinn_Tunnel [[https://www.railway-technology.com/projects/helsinki-tallinn-railway-tunnel-gulf-of-finland/ an underground tunnel]]).


* Laos to Thailand

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* Laos to ThailandThailand.

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** Just across the Gulf, Estonia is this to Finland. Both speak languages that are closely related, both have been under periods of Swedish and Russian occupation, both have become sovereign nations after World War I, both are in The European Union and use the Euro, and travel between the countries is very common (to the point the capital cities have proposed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HelsinkiĖTallinn_Tunnel an underground tunnel]]).


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* Laos to Thailand

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* Quebec, a Canadian province, is this to English-speaking Canada and the United States.

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***Milwaukee is this to Chicago. Similar German/Irish heritage, love of meat, cheese, and beer, but Milwaukee has slightly more serial killers and a less cosmopolitan flavor.

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