It's unclear from "A Song of Ice and Fire" (AKA Game of Thrones), at least from what I remember, if the world is flat or round. Westeros is at the west of the "known world" - but if you kept going west, what would you find? Would you end up at the other side, like in our world?


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George RR Martin confirmed in a recent interview that the world of Westeros is round, etc albeit slightly larger than our own.

"Interviewer : Is your world round? I mean if Dany traveled far enough east couldnt she come to the other side of westeros?

GRRM : Yes, the world is round. Might be a little larger than ours, though. I was thinking more like Vance's Big Planet.... but don't hold me to that."

For the record, the planet in Vance's "Big Planet" stories is described as being approximately 25,000 miles in diameter in comparison with Earth's 8000(ish) miles.

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    This question and answer are both needless duplicates of another. I could understand if the answer was different but its not.
    – Pobrecita
    Jun 16, 2014 at 15:03
  • @iliveunderawesomerock - it's been marked as a duplicate.
    – Valorum
    Jun 16, 2014 at 15:36
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    Yeah but I think it should be deleted because it has no new information and the other question was much better, because it had more answers and a better question. I think for future users the question should be deleted so that they get the best answer.
    – Pobrecita
    Jun 16, 2014 at 15:40
  • @Pobrecita it's for reputation I guess ;) May 28, 2019 at 13:26

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