Winkie Country

The Winkie Country is a division of the fictional Land of Oz. It is distinguished by the color yellow; this color is worn by most of the local inhabitants and predominates in the surroundings. Tin abounds there and it is said that the Winkies are some of the most skillful tinsmiths in the world. This was the country ruled by the Wicked Witch of the West before Dorothy "melted" her with a bucket of water in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. After that, the people asked the Tin Woodman to be their ruler, and he gladly accepted.

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