Have you ever dreamed of packing your bags and moving to paradise? For ARMY, that “paradise” is the land of Namkanda.

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Namkanda is a fictional country founded by BTS fans on October 14, 2018. Its name is a portmanteau of RM‘s real name, “Namjoon”, and “Wankanda”, the home country of Marvel‘s Black Panther.

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According to Urban Dictionary, Namkanda was founded after ARMYs were “kicked out of the K-Pop category for being toxic” by “fake fans”“We decided to take our independence on this day,” the site says.

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Namkanda doesn’t exist, geographically, but it almost could have. Back in 2018, fans set up Go Fund Me pages to buy an island for ARMYs to live on!

 

The island-buying plan hasn’t come to fruition (yet?), but ARMYs have already laid the groundwork for their new country. Namkanda’s president is, of course, RM, who rules “The Purple House”.

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The national flag features BTS’s logo and signature color: purple.

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ARMYs have even chosen a national food, flower, song, and sport!

 

Before you head to the airport, don’t forget to pack your passport…

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…and exchange your money for Namkanda’s currency!

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In 2019, Namkanda Nation is still going strong. When a Brazilian ARMY recently asked RM to be the president of Brazil, fans brought up the Namkanda agenda!

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When ARMYs work together, they can achieve anything. So, who knows? Maybe Namkanda will really happen one day!

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