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The Twelve Colonies of Kobol

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The Twelve Colonies were introduced in the original Battlestar Galactica. They were located in an unnamed multi-star system within the Cyranus Galaxy, and had been at war with the alien Cylons for 1,000 yahrens (years).

The original Twelve colonies were:

Re-imagined Universe

In the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, the twelve colonies were originally located on a single world - Kobol (early draft of the Mini-Series script). However, this was later revised to twelve separate worlds, in keeping with the original concept.

It is unclear whether all twelve colonies are orbiting a single star or not, or what the name of this star might be. However, the 2003 Video Game proposed the home system for the twelve colonies is called Cyrannus. This has yet to be accepted as canon in the new television series.

Within the re-imagined series, the twelve colonies are:

--Colonial Archivist 13:21, 29 Jan 2005 (EST)