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Inspiration from France

I had the thought that, since the largest city in Karosu, Miare City is most likely based on Paris, the entire region of Karosu could be based on France. I started looking at the shape of France and I noticed it has a somewhat similar shape to Karosu. France has 5 major corners (arguably 6 if you want to count the southernmost corner) and Karosu is shaped like a 5 pointed star. The thing that is especially similar about the geography is the peninsula in the west. Both Karosu and France have a prominent peninsula in the west of the country/region. Anyone think these similarities are noteworthy? Here is a picture of France and Karosu side by side so you can see what I mean:

Karosu.png france.jpg --Alex726(TALK) 18:42, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
The article already mentions that the region is likely based on France. However, this wording is used because we haven't seen a complete image of the entire region. We don't know if it would be solely based on France. --HoennMaster 18:49, 13 May 2013 (UTC)
Oops, I thought I read the entire article. That's embarrassing. --Alex726(TALK) 18:52, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Possible Japan Basis

If you look at Japan you can see a landmass that looks a lot like Kalos File:Pokemonworld.png


The Kalos landmass while based on europe also seems to take the shape of the Japanese Island of Shinkoku Shinkoku also looks like a five pointed star and the mountains at to the south and east of Kalos look like the shoreline of Shinkoku - unsigned comment from ShadowPikachu126 (talkcontribs)

Probably a coincidence. Chomper4 (talk) 02:40, 15 May 2013 (UTC)

Coincidence. Everything about Kalos points to France. Ataro (talk) 02:44, 15 May 2013 (UTC)

British Inspiration

If you look to the far left of the region you can clearly see Stonehenge. This shows Britain was an inspiration as well and points towards Kalos drawing on multiple European countries and not just France - although admittedly France heavily referenced. Also the islands at the top of the country are most likely meant to be the Channel Islands, which are British as well. (SuperStanMan (talk) 18:22, 15 May 2013 (UTC))

Metalithic structures can be found all over Western Europe, including Bretagne (LOTS of them), which is the area on which that part the region is geographically based on. Արիանո 18:53, 15 May 2013 (UTC)