International Locations of Interest
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This is a list of anomalous Locations of Interest documented by International branches of the Foundation. These locations are generally referred to as "Nexuses" or "Freeports" on the English Language site, although other branches may use different terminology. Locations of Interest from any branch can be listed on this page without using the English Language Site's format, although other branches are of course free to make use of the formats detailed at the bottom of the page. Translations should be linked if available, but otherwise untranslated pages can be linked for reference.

Note that this list is distinct from the Log of Unexplained Locations - Nexuses are generally much larger than Unexplained Locations, and have a permanent population aware of their anomalous properties.

This is an open collaboration - members of any branch have permission to add additional locations, update the list of appearances, or edit a description to better describe the location.

List of International Nexuses

Additional Nexuses listed on the English Language site.

Nx-CN-08 | Cinnabar Cloud Grotto Heaven (Danxia Dongtian), Fuzhou City, Jiangxi, China

Area Class: Shangri-La

Description: Non-euclidean, antimemetic space within China, accessible only through a series of rituals. A valley inhabited by anomalous wildlife. Occupied by members of the Global Occult Coalition, limiting exploration by the Foundation.

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Nx-14 | Hoiohiña, Guiana Shield | Site-14

Area Class: Dunwich

Description: Subterranean ecosystem located at least 40 km beneath South America, inhabited by large intelligent rodents of the Rattus abissos species. These rodents rely on their skill at biothaumaturgy and paraminerology for survival. Site-14 maintains a diplomatic relationship with these non-human inhabitants of the Nexus, preventing exploration by other groups, and ensuring that entities found deeper within the Abyss remain contained within the Nexus.

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Nx-17 | Boring, Oregon | Site-64

Area Class: Briar

Description: Located southeast of Portland, Oregon, Boring's main anomaly is the growth of almost all known varieties of anomalous fauna. Additionally, Boring is also headquarters to Wilson's Wildlife Solutions (WWS), an organisation concentrated on the discovery and preservation of anomalous flora and fauna. Following the Boring Agreement, the Foundation, via Site-64, and WWS have agreed to support each other and not to interfere in each others operations.

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Nx-ZH-17 | Siquan Lane, Taiwan

Area Class: Shangri-La

Description: Extradimensional location accessible through five doorways in Taiwan. Inhabitants of the Nexus are almost all male, and do not appear to be affected by the passage of time.

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Nx-ZH-38 | Eindeloze Lucht | Site-ZH-16

Area Class: Briar

Description: Accessible from Taiwan via a number of "anchor points". The name means "endless sky", since the only land within the Nexus is a single floating island. Ruled and only accessible by the Van Lucht dynasty, descendants of a Dutch trader. Contained and researched by Foundation personnel based at Site-ZH-16.

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Nx-64 | Mujin, South Jeolla, South Korea | Site-64K

Area Class: Asphodel

Description: Mujin is located along the coast of the Yeosu Peninsula, and experiences a neverending fog that blankets the city. In addition to the fog, this Nexus also contains SCP-521-KO, and possesses the lowest Hume level for any known Nexus, catalysing the formation of an increasing number of anomalies, encountered by personnel at Site-64K.

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Nx-79 | Cyców commune | Site-PL-793

Area Class: Dunwich

Description: The whole area of the Cyców commune in Poland is classified as Nx-79 "Cyców commune" of Dunwich class. Nx-79 is where the barrier separating our reality layer from the demonic reality layer is at its thinnest. Demonic anomalies are extremely common in this area. For this reason, the Foundation isolated the area of the commune from the rest of civilization and established its own Site. The headquarters of GoI-PL-079 ("Hunter Industries") are also located in this nexus.

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Nx-489 | Vino, Lazio, Italy

Area Class: Unknown

Description: A traditional and calm town inhabited by devout Catholics. Home to SCP-9L14, a phenomenon that causes 700-800 grams of earth and sand to move autonomously, consuming insects to increase mass. The town's inhabitants have domesticated the phenomenon, and have treated these sand creatures as pets.

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List of Free Ports

FP-01 | Three Portlands

Area Class: Free Port

Description: A city-state located in its own pocket universe, with connections to the Isle of Portland in the United Kingdom and the cities of Portland in Oregon and Maine, Three Portlands is the largest free port in North America. A haven for anartists, occultists, and parahumans, it has a population of at least 80,000. Foundation operations within the city are prevented or seriously limited by the Hoover Mandate of the United States government. Under the terms of this policy, the United States guarantees the city's independence and status as a Free Port, while assuming responsibility for its security and secrecy; execution of these duties falls to the UIU4, which shares law enforcement jurisdiction with the local police.

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  • All articles tagged with three-portlands on the English Language site.
  • All articles tagged with three-portlands on the International Translation Archive.

FP-02 | Backdoor SoHo

Area Class: Free Port

Description: Backdoor SoHo is a free port dedicated mostly to the artistic display of the anomalous. Similar to the SoHo in Manhattan, it houses multiple GOIs, including Ambrose Restaurants and Marshall, Carter & Dark. Policed to some degree by the UIU.

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  • All articles tagged with backdoor-soho on the English Language site.
  • All articles tagged with backdoor-soho on the International Translation Archive.

FP-03 | Eurtec

Area Class: Free Port

Description: Eurtec is the prime technological metropolis in the west and an apple of the Global Occult Coalition's eye. Founded by the Servants of the Silicon Nornir5 in order to speed up the development of paratech for their own agenda. While relatively young, it has nonetheless established its presence in the anomalous world as an important global city and the primary European Free Port. However, it has also garnered an infamous reputation as a hotbed for paracrime that is barely dealt with.

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  • All articles tagged with eurtec on the English Language Site.
  • All articles tagged with eurtec on the English Language Site.

FP-04 | La Rue Macabre

Area Class: Free Port

Description: La Rue Macabre is an anomalous Free Port in New Orleans. Filled with the bizarre, the forgotten, the outcasts, and the shunned, La Rue Macabre is a place made for the dregs of anomalous society. It's a place to meet, to share stories, to drink away worries, maybe make a few bucks working odd jobs in the city, or if you're really strapped for cash, out in the swamp, and to conduct trade. Life is slower here, sweltering in the heat of the swamp.

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FP-05C | Rjokang

Area Class: Free Port

Description: A seaport located in a pocket dimension, said to have once been the fairyland of the Mershark(鲛人), the daughter of Njord or Njaɡ(Hokkien: liok) the Ocean-Lord(海若). Later developed in the Ming Dynasty as a haven by Chinese fishermen and merchants. Through certain thaumaturgical Ways, the Freeport can be accessed from and can grant access to any area of the sea by passing through fog. For this reason, it has historically been contested by various powers in the Far East, including the Lan-Fang Republic and Colonies of the West, but it is now a Free City controlled by several GoIs. At present, the Mazu Faith and other oceans-related beliefs are maintained in this place.

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FP-08 | Sjhlfels am Rhein

Area Class: Free Port

Description: Sjhlfels am Rhein is an anomalous Freeport with a population of around 12,000 people, located in a pocket dimension accessible from both the Swiss Alps and the Dutch Rhine Delta. Due to its neutrality, the town is home to a number of GoI, including adherents of multiple anomalous religions, the only fixed location of Das Wunderkabinet, and a campus of the Mages' Academy, the Sjhlfelser Hochschule für Angewandte Magie. The German-speaking branch of the Foundation monitors Sjhlfels am Rhein from an Outpost of Site-DE20, while the GOC maintains a presence through St. Caesarius Hospital, a specialist clinic for anomalous ailments operated by the World Parahealth Organisation6.

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FP-120 | Esterberg | Site-120

Area Class: Free Port

Description: The largest city built entirely by anomalous races not under the Foundation's control, Częstochowa's Free Port, Esterberg (Fae for "City of the East;" also referred to as "Tysiąclecie Górne" in Polish) acts as the main hub for the anomalous within the Silesian Voivodeship. Constantly monitored by Site-120, FP-120 is filled with magic and reality-bending, and Site-120 is actively attempting to close the widening cultural and belief gap between the Foundation and the city's inhabitants.

  • All articles tagged with esterberg on the English Language site.
  • All articles tagged with esterberg on the International Translation Archive.

Other Locations of Interest

Hong Shing

Description: Hong Shing is located in a pocket universe connecting Hong Kong (in the Left Phase, or baseline reality) to the Hong Gong Islands (in the Right Phase, a parallel universe). The city is monitored by various agencies from both of the universes it connects to, but is regarded as a neutral ground between then. The city is a hub for cross-cultural exchange, paratechnology and thaumaturgy, and is the current location of the St. Christina College Group of Interest.

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LoI-0850 | Koigarezaki

Description: Extradimensional space accessible from a portal in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, consisting of an island floating in an ocean, experiencing perpetual evening and night. Used as a refuge by a number of Persons of Interest, but so far has not been successfully infiltrated by the Foundation, although the Special Affairs Division of the Public Security Bureau of the Metropolitan Police Department has independently obtained information some information on this Location.

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Little Havana

Description: Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana), also known as "Habanita", "She Who Has Freedom (SWHP)", or "Habanados", is an independent city-state and paranormal enclave, located in a self-contained pocket universe accessible through Ways located in and around southern Florida and the Caribbean islands. The town was run by the Chicago Rum Runners until 1982, and the anomalous crime syndicate maintains a presence to this day. Little Havana is the largest paranormal enclave in the Caribbean, containing two universities as well as the Royal Palm Hotel run by Marshall, Carter and Dark. Due to tensions with the Cuban government, the Foundation has been unable to get the Freeport to sign the Treaty on Free Anomalous Communities.

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New Cha Ling

Description: An anomalous constituency of Hong Kong, formerly policed by the Zero Team of the Royal Hong Kong Police, subsequently reorganised into the New Cha Ling Police Station.

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Pueblo Salto del Amazonas

Description: A cave system accessible through Ways located under waterfalls in the Brazilian Amazon. Initially used by locals to hide anomalous activity from the Foundation. Following its discovery by the Foundation, a small village was built inside, monitored by the Foundation under the terms of the 2007 Treaty on Free Anomalous Communities (TFAC).

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Republic of Samiomalie

Description: With a name meaning "Shark Sea", this nation existed on the seabed near the Samoan Islands. The country's main ethnic group was a humanoid species with physical characteristics similar to the Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias). In 20██, an attack by the "Shark Punching Center" Group of Interest left only one known survivor, currently in Foundation custody, although interdimensional travel from versions of Samiomalie located in parallel universes have been confirmed.


Republic of Shigastan

Description: An anomalous territory around the eastern coast of the Caspian Sea, where multiple parallel universes overlap. This enables anomalous items and technologies to be transported into the Republic of Shigastan located in this universe from alternate versions of the area known only to the paranormal community. A connection is susected between the Republic of Shigastan and GoI-3693 ("Saiga Factions"), a group heavily involved in movement between universes.

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Tōno Yōkai Sanctuary

Description: Paranormal location accessible from the Tōhoku region in Japan, centering on the Kitakami Mountains on the outer edge of Tōno City. The region is inhabited by anomalous entities commonly known as "Yōkai", as well as by humans and part-human hybrids. The area is rural, although some modern and anomalous technology is used, and is surrounded by water on all sides, with a mountain rising in the center. Although most of the area is stable enough for safe habitation, several regions are unstable enough to be the site of unpredictable phenomena.

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The Kingdom of Tlaneyanco

Description: The Kingdom of Tlaneyanco is a paranormal enclave located below and extradimensionally anchored to the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range in Mexico, with a population notable for their use of a source of energy known as "tlanextlitetl", a radioactive force with the creative and destructive power of the stars.

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Vólorovsk

Description: A subterranean city built by the Russian Council of the SCP Foundation to contain and study anomalies born to normal human couples, a possible 'next step' in human evolution. The city houses both officials and anomalies, training the latter throughout their lives to ensure they make use of their abilities responsibly. The 2001 Kuznetsov Incident unleashed a flood in Vólorovsk that killed hundreds and injured thousands, and in 2007 the facility was attacked by the Chaos Insurgency.

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Zaraguas

Description: A floating city located in Tierra del Fuego, Chile, with a name meaning "Waters Without Governors". Created in 1920 as a trading port and temporary refuge for anomalous pirates, gradually expanded into the largest anomalous community in Latin America. Managed to remain secret until its discovery by the Foundation in 2005 and forceful conversion into a Free Port in 2016 under the Treaty on Free Anomalous Communities (TFAC). A revolution in 2019 lead by members of the Chicago Specter caused the Foundation to lose control over Zaraguas, and the Specter has announced plans to "liberate" additional communities remaining under the TFAC.

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