List of fictional countries
This is a list of fictional countries from published works of fiction (books, films, television series, etc.). Fictional works describe all the countries in the following list as located somewhere on the surface of the Earth as we know it — as opposed to underground, inside the planet, on another world, or during a different "age" of the planet with a different physical geography.
|Archenland||The Chronicles of Narnia||a nation to the south of Narnia, and to the north of both nations' occasional (and final) enemy, Calormen. Its borders are formed by mountains to the north and by the River Winding Arrow to the south. Its capital appears to be the castle located below the Anvard pass, which allows passage to Narnia.|
|Arstotzka||Papers, Please||A socialist state for which the player works as an inspector. The specific checkpoint where the game occurs, Grestin, is on the border with the neighboring state, Kolechia.|
|Atlantis||Timaeus||a mythological island nation first mentioned by Plato.|
|Aurelia||Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception|
|Axphain||Graustark: The Story of a Love Behind a Throne||neighbor of Graustark in several novels by George Barr McCutcheon.|
|BabaKiueria||BabaKiueria||a country in Australia in the satirical film of the same name..|
|Babar's Kingdom||Babar the Elephant||a fictional country supposedly in Northern Africa consisting of intelligent elephants, which are usually bipedal and civilized.|
|Baltish||Baltish||a fictional country from a Lithuanian TV show|
|Bangalla||The Phantom||a central African nation|
|Barbituros Islands||San Sombrèro||Caribbean islands bordering San Sombrèro|
|Berzerkistan||Doonesbury||located between Iran and Russia. Its capital is either called Bmzklfrpz City or Trff City,|
|Blefuscu||Gulliver's Travels||a land where all the people are tiny from the book by Jonathan Swift.|
|Bolumbia||The Shadow of a Titan||a South American dictatorship, from Felix Wedgwood's novel|
|Borduria||The Adventures of Tintin||totalitarian state from the comics series, located in the Balkans|
|Borostyria||Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar||a Balkan principality modeled on Montenegro|
|Brungaria||an Eastern European dictatorship similar to the Soviet Union, in the Tom Swift Junior series|
|Cagliostro||The Castle of Cagliostro||a tiny, mountainous European duchy in the Lupin III film|
|Calbia||The King Maker||a tiny Balkan republic in the Doc Savage adventure|
|Carpathia||The Sleeping Prince||Balkan kingdom in the play by Terence Rattigan and the subsequent film The Prince and the Showgirl'|
|Chernarus||ArmA 2||post-Soviet republic|
|Country of the Blind||The Country of the Blind||a country where all the population are blind, situated in a hidden valley near Ecuador, from a short story by H. G. Wells.|
|Coalition States||Rifts||A fascist empire founded upon the post-apocalyptic ruins of the American Midwest.|
|Dawsbergen||neighbor of Graustark|
|Dinotopia||a hidden, utopian island from James Gurney's illustrated books|
|Eastasia||Nineteen Eighty-Four||from the novel by George Orwell.|
|Ecotopia||Ecotopia||an ecological utopia appearing in the novels Ecotopia and Ecotopia Emerging by Ernest Callenbach.|
|Elbonia||Dilbert||Backward country from the comic strip|
|Emmeria||Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation|
|Equatorial Kundu||The West Wing||a West African republic|
|Estovakia||Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation.|
|Farfelu||The Kingdom of Farfelu||a surrealisitic place in the novel by André Malraux|
|Freedonia||Duck Soup||European country from the Marx Brothers film|
|Genosha||an island nation which was established as a mutant homeland in Marvel Comics|
|Genovia||The Princess Diaries||European country from novels and film adaptations|
|Gérolstein||La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein||18th Century German Principality in the opéra bouffe|
|Gilead||The Handmaid's Tale||A theocratic country occupying the territory of the former United States in the novel by Margaret Atwood.|
|'Glovania||Gasoline Alley||Home country of the biological parents of the character Skeezix in the comic strip. Skeezix's biological father Col. Henri Coda was the ruling Grand Duke prior to a revolution. Glovania's capital and major seaport is Ragpo, located on the Mediterranean to the east of Italy.|
|Glubbdubdrib||Gulliver's Travels||an island governed by a tribe of magicians. About one third the size of the Isle of Wight. From the book by Jonathan Swift.|
|Gondor||Lord of the Rings||Country in J. R. R. Tolkien's series.|
|Gondour||The Curious Republic of Gondour||an ideal republic imagined by Mark Twain in his short story.|
|Grand Fenwick||The Mouse That Roared||a duchy in The Mouse That Roared and sequels by Leonard Wibberley.|
|Graustark||Eastern European country in several novels by George Barr McCutcheon.|
|Groland||presipality||French television channel Canal+ "presipality."|
|Halla||Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne||a kingdom from the film|
|Islandia||Islandia||self-isolated country in Austin Tappan Wright's novel Islandia|
|Isle of Fogg||San Sombrèro||The only one of the 23 (fictitious) Outcropp Islands off the west coast of Scotland to be inhabited.|
|Ixania||The Dark Frontier||a small Balkan country of little global importance in Eric Ambler's novel.|
|Kahndaq||DC Comics||an ancient Middle-Eastern country in located on the Sinai Peninsula, between Egypt, Israel and Jordan.|
|Kasnia||DC Comics||war-torn Eastern European monarchy|
|Khemed||The Adventures of Tintin||an Arabic monarchy from the comic|
|Kinakuta||Cryptonomicon||an island state from Neal Stephenson's novels|
|Krakozhia||The Terminal||a Slavic country from the film|
|Latveria||Fantastic Four||a kingdom in the ruled by the tyrannical Doctor Doom|
|Laurania||Savrola||in the book by Winston Churchill|
- Malicuria: a monarchy run by Emperor Aleister from the episode "April's Fool" of 1987 animated TV series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
- Markovia: an independent Alpine nation in DC Comics, ruled by the superhero Geo-Force
- Matobo: a state in the sub-Saharan region of Africa, from the 2005 film The Interpreter
- Mendorra: a European monarchy on the long-running U.S. soap opera One Life to Live.
- Meropis: A parody of Atlantis created by Theopompus of Chios
- Metrofulus: A cold country in the Cicak-Man movies.
- Molvanîa: Eastern European country from a parody travel guidebook; from the same authors as Phaic Tăn and San Sombrèro.
- Mushroom Kingdom: Kingdom in the Super Mario Bros. Series where Princess Peach is the Princess, she often gets kidnapped by Bowser and the Mario Bros, Mario and Luigi have to go rescue her.
- Narnia: A land from the series the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
- Nevoruss: a powerful state in the north of Russia and America created by Russian writer Grigoriy Demidovtsev
- Norland, a small European country which defeats the mighty British Empire by effective submarine warfare, in Arthur Conan Doyle's story "Danger!"
- Novistrana: from the computer game Republic: The Revolution
- New German Republic: A technologically advanced post-apocalyptic society encompassing Central Europe that is governed by the Triax megacorporation in the Rifts role-playing game.
- Norgborg: Small nation located within the Arctic Circle, featured in San Sombrèro: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups.
- Nukehavistan: An allegedly nuclear-armed country within the former Soviet Union, depicted by The Onion as adjacent to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
- Nuku'la Atoll: An archipelago in the South Pacific and former colony of the French colonial empire featured in San Sombrèro: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups.
- Oceania: totalitarian superstate centered on the Americas in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.
- Opperland: a country based on the Netherlands where the Dutch language is treated entertainingly.
- Orsinia: a Central European country similar to Czechoslovakia or Hungary, the focus of Ursula K. Le Guin's Orsinian Tales and the novel Malafrena.
- Oz, Land of Oz: magical land in L. Frank Baum's Oz books, as well as the later novel, movie The Wizard of Oz and play Wicked and its sequels.
|Palombia||Spirou et Fantasio||home of the Marsupilami|
|Panem||The Hunger Games||In the novel, the nation of "Panem" has risen from the ashes of a post-apocalyptic North America. Panem's seat of power is a utopian city, called "The Capitol," located in the Rocky Mountains. Outside of the Capitol, the nation is divided into twelve districts under the hegemony of an authoritarian, totalitarian dictatorship, headed by a tyrannical and cruel dictator.|
- Patusan: an island nation somewhere in the South China Sea in the film Surf Ninjas as well as in the film The Last Electric Knight and the TV series Sidekicks. Also mentioned in Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad.
- Penguina (L'île des Pingouins): in the 1908 novel by Anatole France, an island in the North Sea where penguins were miraculously transformed into humans (and which is in fact a satirical view of France).
- Percebelandia (Republic of): A country in danger due to the mercenaries of Cefalopodia. Spanish secret agentes Mortadelo y Filemón help them to win the war in the comic Los mercenarios.
- Phaic Tăn: Indochinese country from a parody travel guidebook; from the same authors as Molvanîa and San Sombrèro.
- Poictesme: a country situated roughly in the south of France in the books of James Branch Cabell
- Pokolistan: A former Soviet Republic in the DC Comics universe formerly ruled by General Zod
- Polrugaria: Archetypal Communist-ruled country, "heavily modelled on Poland" in Isaac Deutscher's 1952 essay "The Tragic Life of a Polrugarian Minister"
- Pottsylvania: from Jay Ward's The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
- Qumar: a Middle Eastern state from the television series The West Wing
- Qumran (Kumrahn): an Arab country in the BBC comedy series Yes Minister
- Qurac: a Persian Gulf country in the DC Comics Universe, often used when DC needs a terrorist state.
- Robo-Hungarian Empire: the home of Bender's uncle in Futurama; a parody of Austria-Hungary
- Rohan: Country in J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series.
- Ruritania: a German-speaking kingdom in central Europe from Anthony Hope's The Prisoner of Zenda and associated works.
- St. Georges Island: an island nation located somewhere in the Arabian Sea. It was the centrepoint of the episode A Victory for Democracy from the sitcom, Yes, Prime Minister.
- Samavia: Eastern European kingdom in Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Lost Prince
- San Lorenzo: a tiny, rocky island nation located in the Caribbean Sea in Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle
- San Salvador: a banana republic in constant, but frivolous civil wars that are fought for show only, in the humor book series Ryhmy ja Romppainen by pseudonym Armas J. Pulla.
- San Seriffe: an island nation featured in an elaborate April Fools' Day hoax on 1 April 1977 in the British newspaper The Guardian.
- San Sombrèro: a Central American country from a parody travel guidebook; from the same authors as Molvanîa and Phaic Tăn.
- San Theodoros: a South American nation featured in several of The Adventures of Tintin, stories, home of General Alcazar
- Santa Prisca (DC Comics): a Caribbean nation in the DC Universe, home to Batman villain Bane.
- Shangri-La: a mystical, harmonious valley, enclosed in the western end of the Himalaya in James Hilton's novel Lost Horizon
- The Shire: A fictional country in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Mainly inhabited by Hobbits. Its capital is Michel Delving.
- Soviet Unterzoegersdorf: the "last existing appanage republic of the USSR", a fake country created by monochrom for theatre performances and computer games
- 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.
- Slaka: a Balkan communist country in Malcolm Bradbury's Rates of Exchange and its sequel Why Come to Slaka?
- Sodor: between England and the Isle of Man, the setting for the Reverend Awdry's Thomas the Tank Engine railway network managed by "The Fat Controller"
- Spensonia: an island between "Utopia and Oceana", where English mariners form a communal society.
- Strackenz: A Duchy in the Flashman novel, Royal Flash.
- Sunda: in Eric Ambler's State of Siege, is similar to Indonesia but much smaller, confined to a single island.
- Syldavia: Balkan monarchy featured in four stories of The Adventures of Tintin, neighbouring Borduria
- Sylvania: belligerent neighbor to Freedonia in the film Duck Soup
- Tazbekistan: Central Asian republic, setting for the 2013 BBC TV comedy series Ambassadors.
- Tecala: South American country from the film Proof of Life.
- Tirania (also Republic of Tirania): a country governed by dictator Bruteztrausen; Spanish secret agents Mortadelo and Filemón helped depose Bruteztrausen and president Rompetechen was then elected. Another version of this country appears in the film La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón.
- Trans-Carpathia: Eastern-European Cobra stronghold; location of many stories from the G.I. Joe comic book line
- Transeuratia: Used by the SIS (MI6)
- Tyranistan: An Asian country and former member of the Soviet Union featured in San Sombrèro: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups.
- Unaudited Arab Emirates: parody of the United Arab Emirates in the mock tourist guide San Sombrèro: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups.
- United Islamic Republic: a nation created by the conquest of Iraq by Iran in Tom Clancy's novel Executive Orders.
- Vadeem: state who's prime minister gangsters try to kidnap in the episode "Raphael Drives 'em Wild" of 1987 animated TV series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
- Val Verde: Spanish-speaking country resembling Nicaragua, in the films Commando, Predator, Die Hard 2 and Jurassic Attack.
- Vulgaria: the far-off, make-believe land in the film version of the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, its name based on Bulgaria. "Vulgaria" is also the tourist destination in Woody Allen's play and film, Don't Drink the Water, a country located behind the Iron Curtain.
- Wakanda: small African nation featured in the Marvel Comics series The Avengers. The nation is ruled by King T'Challa, also known as the super hero Black Panther.
- Zanzibar Land: A country bordering the Middle East and, for a time, the only country to possess nuclear weapons in Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
- Zekistan: Middle Eastern country between Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Tajikistan in the video game Full Spectrum Warrior and Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers; its history and setting closely resemble Afghanistan's.
- Manguel, Alberto; Gianni Guadalupi (2000). The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (Newly updated and expanded ed.). San Diego: Harcourt. p. 31. ISBN 0-15-600872-6.
- Duriez, Colin (2004). A field guide to Narnia. InterVarsity Press. pp. 168–169. ISBN 0-8308-3207-6.
- Gleisner, T., Cilauro, S. and Sitch, R. (2006) San Sombrèro Melbourne: Working Dog Productions
- Garry Trudeau (November 12, 2007), "'It's called Berzerkistan. It shares a 19-mile disputed border with Iran...'", Doonesbury
- Garry Trudeau (March 10, 2011), "'Almost there, Dawg – we just crossed over into Berzerkistan...'", Doonesbury
- Siembieda, K.; Bellaire, C.; Therrien, S.; Ward, T. & Wujcik, E. (August 2005). Rifts Role-Playing Game, Ultimate Edition. Taylor, MI: Palladium Books. pp. 24–31. ISBN 1-57457-150-8.
- King, Frank O. (2010). Walt and Skeezix, 1927-1928 4. Montreal: Drawn and Quarterly. p. 1927 July 27, August 2, October 24. ISBN 978-1-897299-39-5.
- "Episode 29 on www.ninjaturtles.com". Mirage Studios. 29 December 2009.
- Siembieda, K.; Bellaire, C.; Therrien, S.; Ward, T. & Wujcik, E. (August 2005). Rifts Role-Playing Game, Ultimate Edition. Taylor, MI: Palladium Books. p. 16. ISBN 1-57457-150-8.
- "Jennifer Lawrence Comes from District 12 (Haymitch Comes from Texas)". Ancestery.com.
- "Panem Map".
- "Panem Map".
- "Panem Map".
- (Spanish) Los mercenarios in Corra, jefe, corra
- BBC TV website for Ambassadors
- (Spanish) El sulfato atómico in La página no oficial de Mortadelo y Filemón
- "Episode 101 on www.ninjaturtles.com". Mirage Studios. 21 January 2012.
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