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The New California Republic (often abbreviated NCR) is a federation of towns in California and the surrounding regions. Since 2241, the Republic has consisted of five states: Shady, Los Angeles, Maxson, Hub, and Dayglow. The capital city of Shady Sands, which was the original small settlement began expanding in 2161, was renamed to New California Republic in 2186. By 2281, the NCR aims to expand into the Mojave Wasteland and add New Vegas as its sixth state to have complete control over Hoover Dam, but residents of New Vegas are slow to give up their independence. The NCR is arguably the largest known faction of the post-War United States with over 700,000 citizens (by 2241) and maintains the largest standing military.