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You can probably think of an example close to you where one city annexed another, or cities merged, but they still retained the place name as a cultural delineation which no longer carried any legal weight. Neighborhoods and regions are very real even without legal standing. In this specific example, a unified Earth still needs administrative regions, though ...


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Some official and unofficial maps of the Star Trek galaxy depict space realms like the Federation or the Klingon Empire, etc., spread out over a large proportion of the galaxy. Maps often depict each realm coving maybe 1 percent to 10 percent, for example. The Milky Way Galaxy contains at least 100,000,000,000 star systems. So 1 percent to 10 percent of ...


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The other answers are great in pointing out that the names of countries continue to be used even after they have ceased to become independent, sovereign nations. In our own world, this has happened to many formerly independent nations that have joined with larger ones but retained their old name. Some well-known examples include Texas (1845), Hawaii (...


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Although countries no longer had individual governments by the mid-22nd century, at least some of the landmasses were still referred to by their previous names, even as late as the 24th century. TROI: So, where have you decided to go? PICARD: Hmm? What? Oh, er, France. Labarre. My home village. Star Trek: The Next Generation - S04E02 - "Family" O'...


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Enterprise takes place before the formation of the Federation in 2161. It's still possible that people would identify places by the country that place was in (Paris is both a city in France and a town in Texas, USA). There's no formal date for when the United Earth government was formed, and the concept might still be new enough people still used old terms ...


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According to the Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual, the 'cell rate' is the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the respiratory system in mmHg [millimeters of mercury] For reference, the other indicators show Respiration [self-explanatory] Pulse [self-explanatory] Temperature - Displays the body skin temperature in decrees Celcius and Fahrenheit (°C ...


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