List of fictional American countries
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- Porto Santo: a tiny island nation in Latin America visited by Steve Urkel in the Family Matters episode "South of the Border". (Note: Porto Santo is a real island of Madeira Archipelago)
- San Lorenzo: a tiny, rocky island nation located in the Caribbean Sea in Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle.
- Tropico: a tiny Caribbean Spanish-speaking island-nation of non-specified localisation on which is set the action of the Cold War themed eponymous series of city-building games; it can be either communist or capitalistic, democratic or dictatorial, depending on how the player manages the state of government.
- Amerzone: Central American country, the setting of Amerzone video game
- Anchuria: Central American country based in Honduras in the novel Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry
- Boca Grande: Central American country based on El Salvador in A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion
- British Hidalgo: tiny Central American country in the novel Limekiller by Avram Davidson (See Hidalgo)
- Chimerica: Central American country from the computer game Hidden Agenda
- El Honduragua: a fictional country in Central America from the sketch show Spitting Image, whose politics are dominated by fascist parties all supported by the United States. Its name is a portmanteau of El Salvador, the British Honduras (now Belize) and Nicaragua.
- Hidalgo: Central American country in the Doc Savage novels and film
- Isthmus: a fictionalized version of Panama in the James Bond film Licence to Kill
- Maguadora: tiny Central American country in the film Whoops Apocalypse
- San Lorenzo: a republic in Central America in Hey Arnold
- San Marcos (4): civil-war torn Central American country in an episode of MacGyver.
- San Pequeño: Country where nurse Gina Cuevas came from on 1990s sitcom "Nurses".
- San Sombrèro: Central American country from a parody travel guidebook; from the same authors as Molvanîa and Phaic Tăn.
- San Xavier: Central American Country from the book Middleworld.
- Santa Cristal: Central American country in the film Santa Cristal
- Tecan: Central American country in the novel A Flag for Sunrise by Robert Stone
- Tibecuador:Central American country in The Fairly Oddparents
- Tijata: Central American dictatorship from the film The In-Laws
- Val Verde: Spanish-speaking country resembling Panama, in the films Commando and Die Hard 2
- Baracas: Latin American country set in CSI:Miami TV show. Is considered more important for support the torture teams of the U.S. forces in the regional area.
- Cortuguay: Latin American country beset by revolutions in the film and Harold Robbins novel The Adventurers
- Curuguay: a generic Latin American banana republic seen in The A-Team
- Parador: Latin American country from the film Moon Over Parador.
- Paragonia: Latin American country in the film The Americano
- Republica de los Cocos: a Latin American state in Su Excelencia starring Mario Moreno (commonly known as Cantinflas)
- San Cordova: a democracy in Latin America from the Mission: Impossible TV episode "The Elixir"
- San Cristobal: a Latin American democracy in the Mission: Impossible TV episode "The Code"
- San Esperito: a fictional country in the video game "Just Cause 2"
- San Marcos: Latin American republic in Woody Allen's comedy Bananas
- San Miguel: small South/Central American dictatorship in the film Deal of the Century
- San Nicasio: a small country from the TV miniseries Persons Unknown
- San Pascal: a Latin American country in the Mission: Impossible TV episode "The Catafalque"
- Santales: a small Latin American democracy, from the Mission: Impossible episode "Trek"
- Sapogonia: imaginary country, located somewhere to the south of Mexico, where all mestizos come from, in the novel Sapogonia by Ana Castillo
- Bible Belt: country formed by Evangelical Christians in the former Confederate States of America in the novel Prayers for the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno.
- Brobdingnag: country where the people are all giants from the novel Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
- Countries in Fallout (video game series)
- Caesar's Legion (Fallout: New Vegas): A post-apocalyptic, Autocratic, Ultra-reactionary, Utilitarian slaver national society based on that of the old Roman Empire. It was founded in 2247. It only appears in Fallout: New Vegas
- The New California Republic is a post-apocalyptic nation based on values of the Pre-war United States, such as Democracy, liberty, and the rule of law. It was founded in 2186, and appears in Fallout 2 & Fallout: New Vegas.
- The Enclave was a secretive part of the United States Government, until the Great War destroyed most of the world. It then became one of the only recognizable pre-war government organizations encountered in the series. It was first encountered on the West Coast (Fallout 2, then later on the East Coast in and around what was left of Washington, D.C. (Fallout 3), with Raven Rock Mountain Complex and the fictional Adams Air Force Base (likely based on Andrews Air Force Base) as its largest installations. After that only small remnants of it remained.
- Shi (Fictional Nation) is a post-apocalyptic nation that is against post-war politics, and uses some of the Chinese culture, such as their ancestors' customs, clothing, language and demeanor. The younger generations, however, seem to rely more on the surviving popular culture interpretations of Chinese culture (such as kung-fu holovideos), rather than actual cultural traditions. It appears in Fallout 2.
- The Commonwealth: Is a post-apocalyptic nation was what is left of the pre-War American state of Massachusetts in New England. It appears or is mentioned in Fallout 3 and in its DLCs as well.
- Republic of Dave (also formerly called Kingdom of Tom, Kingdom of Larry, the Republic of Stevie-Ray, Billsylvania, and the New Republic of Stevie-Ray) is a small farming settlement in the far northeast corner of the Capital Wasteland (Fallout 3) that is considered by its close-knit inhabitants to be a sovereign nation-state. This nation is actually closer to a Micronation, becaused since on-off monarchies and republics with an only family control it, and they only had one citizen working as a teacher or merchant (optional) during the game. This "Nation" only appears in Fallout 3.
- "City-state of New Vegas" is a self-described authoritarian-technocracy and oligarchic city-state rule technically by Mr.house a lost last surviving pre-war survivor which have plans to revive civilization and founded in 2774, then discovered by NCR during first battle of hoover dam. It appears in Titular-video game.
- Coalition States: A fascist empire founded upon the post-apocalyptic ruins of the American Midwest in the Rifts role-playing game.
- Countries in Jericho (2006 TV series)
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- Allied States of America: A country in the television series Jericho that forms after nuclear weapons are detonated in many of the United States' major cities. Its capital is Cheyenne, Wyoming, and it controls all of the states west of the Mississippi River, with the exception of Texas.
- United States of America: A country in the television series Jericho. It is only a fictional country because it only rules over the states east of the Mississippi River. Its capital is Columbus, Ohio.
- Republic of Texas: A country that was formerly the state of Texas, but has the same borders. Its capital is San Antonio because Dallas and Houston were destroyed.
- Countries in the television series Revolution
- the Monroe Republic, ruled by Sebastian Monroe and his government - a neo-feudal republic dictatorship controlling the former Northeastern United States, Michigan, Wisconsin, most of Virginia, New Jersey, as well as a small part of what was Canada. The Republic's military, the Monroe Militia, enforces strict laws against citizens owning a firearm, or any symbol of the former United States, both of which are often punished by death. The capital of the Monroe Republic is the completely destroyed Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
- the Republic of Texas
- the Georgia Federation
- the Plains Nation (probably controlled by Native Americans, and consisting of the biggest land mass in the TV series)
- the California Commonwealth
- the Wasteland
- Deseret: a Mormon mini-state forming part of the political landscape in Stoney Compton's Russian Amerika alternative history of North America
- Ecotopia: an ecological utopia appearing in the novels Ecotopia and Ecotopia Emerging by Ernest Callenbach. See also Cascadia, a secessionist idea based in part on Callenbach's Ecotopia.
- Gilead: a stereotypical Christian republic in the novel The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
- Greater Texas: successor state to the United States, encompassing most of North America, in the novel A Spectre is Haunting Texas by Fritz Leiber
- Islamic States of America: an Islamic republic in the former United States (minus the old Confederate States, Nevada and Utah) in the novel Prayers for the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno.
- Jesusland: As it appeared on the web following the 2004 Elections.
- Opium: from the novel The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer. It is a future nation between Aztlan (formerly Mexico) and the United States. This nation is part of a deal made between the Mexican and American governments and a powerful drug lord named El Patrón, promising that the drugs he makes will be sold in Europe and Asia and will also take care of the illegal immigrant problem if he is allowed a strip of land.
- New Korean Federation of Occupied America: A totalitarian puppet state formed as a result of an invasion by the Greater Korean Republic in the video game Homefront. Stretches from the West Coast to an irradiated Mississippi River, as well as Alaska and Hawaii, and borders the actual United States east of the Mississippi.
- Panem: A post-apocalyptic country in the "The Hunger Games" Trilogy that exists in parts of what used to be the United States and Canada. It consists of a wealthy city known as The Capitol, as well as Districts 1 through 12, which each provide a certain material for the Capitol's residents. The Districts were forced to send challengers to compete in the Hunger Games, long contests with typically only one winner, the last contestant to remain alive.
- Petoria: Is an Oligarchic Micro or Small nation that only occupies the Griffin household and later invades the Swanson's backyard as "Joehio" in the Family Guy episode "E. Peterbus Unum" and briefly mentioned in "Stew-Roids".
- Republic of America: successor state to the United States, formed out of the states Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California after a civil war.
- Soviet Canuckistan: An unflattering epithet for Canada.
- Uzkurkistan: a duchy located along the Chesapeake Bay, founded by immigrants from Eastern Europe.
- "Republic" of Boulder City also called "Boulder Free Zone": It's a re-establish democratic city-state formed and founded by "Mother" Abagail in aftermath of World-ending flu; which actually closer of Theocratic-based democracy which formed in Stephen kings The Stand.
- Abari: a British (and ex-British) territory in South America in novels written by John Hearne and Morris Cargill
- Andes Mallorca: South American country in the computer game Strike Commander roughly resembling real-world Colombia
- Aquilea: South American country in the film Les Trottoirs de Saturne
- Brazuela: industrialized South American nation between Venezuela and Brazil in Totally Spies! TV series
- Coronado: unstable South American state in a film of the same name, presumably named after Francisco Coronado
- Costa Gravas: former Communist state, whose dictator Alejandro Goya opens his country up to democratic elections in the TV show Chuck. The name is similar to Greek-born movie director Costa-Gavras.
- Costaguana: from Joseph Conrad's Nostromo, said to be a hybrid of several real countries
- Country of the Blind: from the short story with the same name by H. G. Wells
- Las Acacias (Republica popular de): Country located inside Argentinian territory, as seen in the famous Argentinian series Telenoche.
- Mandoras: A South American country where Adolf Hitler's brain was hidden in Madmen of Mandoras and it's extended version, They Saved Hitler's Brain
- Maple White Land: land of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World
- Miranda / The Mirandan Republic: South American nation from Luis Buñuel's film The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, from which the character Don Rafael is an ambassador to France. It is referred to by several characters as an unpleasant place with a strict military, oppressive leadership, and high murder rate.
- Nuevo Rico: South American country from The Adventures of Tintin, neighbouring San Theodoros
- Olifa: country on the Pacific coast of South America in The Courts of the Morning by John Buchan
- Olancho: The setting (described as "one of those little republics down there") of Richard Harding Davis' 1897 novel, Soldiers of Fortune.
- Palombia: home of the Marsupilami from the Spirou et Fantasio and Marsupilami comics
- República Popular del Tandil : Republic located inside Argentinian territory, with almost five person with passport, and one embassy in Spain
- San Carlos: Latin American nation in the film Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection
- San Marcos (3): South American country in an episode of Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei
- San Monté (3): South American country at the break of civil war from Action Comics #1
- San Pasquale: South American country in Commander in Chief. Possibly based on Bolivia or Panama.
- San Pedro (2): South American country in the Sherlock Holmes short story "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" and in the film Hour of the Assassin
- San Theodoros: South American nation featured in several of The Adventures of Tintin, home of General Alcazar
- Sierra Gordo: a South American country often used as a satire of banana republics in the G.I. Joe comic book series published by Marvel Comics.
- Tecala: South American country from the film Proof of Life
- Thirteenth Federated Constitutional Republic of Greater San Miguel: Featured in the Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. episode "Wild Bull of the Pampas" with Larry Storch as its General, and commander of his country's Army, Navy and Air force. This country is located at the foot of a mountain somewhere near Brazil.
- Utopia: from Thomas More's De Optimo Reipublicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia
- Vespugia: South American nation located in Patagonia, site of ancient step pyramids and a history of some Welsh settlement; in books by Madeleine L'Engle. In an alternate timeline it was ruled by a dictator who threatened nuclear warfare.
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- "Check out a map of North America 15 years after the blackout". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 17, 2012.
- tvtropes - The United Fifty-One States Of America for examples in fiction
- Carol Orsag - The People's Almanac, 1975 - The United Thirty-Eight States of America
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