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Molvania (book)

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"Molvania: A Land Untouched By Modern Dentistry" is the first of the "Jetlag Travel Guides", a series of humorous satires on fictional countries. Molvania is supposed to be a former Soviet Republic, although its name is most probably a play on the names of certain provinces in Romania.
Miles Li, 10 february 2005


[Flag of molvania]
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This is from the book "Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry", by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch.
James Dignan, 23 august 2004

An explanation of the country can be found here .
António Martins-Tuválkin, 24 august 2004

The book gives the following explanation:

National Flag

The Molvanian 'trikolor' is unique for the fact that it has only two colours. After the fall of the Iron Curtain, Molvania was the only ex-Soviet state to retain the hammer and sickle. So enamoured were they with the symbols of workers' unity, they added a third tool - the trowel.

Jonathan Dixon, 31 august 2006