List of fictional countries

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This is a list of fictional countries from published works of fiction (books, films, television series, etc.).

A[edit]

Name Work Notes
Aerugo Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series Aerugo is a Principality governed by Prince Claudio. As a princedom, Aerugo is a much smaller country compared to Amestris but is able to retain control over the Aerugo border war.
Amestris Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series Amestris is a Unitary State, with a population of about 50 million and a Parliamentary Republic type of Government. The Head of State is the Commander-in-Chief of the Military who holds the title of "Führer" (大総統, Daisōtō in Japanese, a form of "Generalissimo") and who concentrates the ranks of Head of State and Head of Government.
Aħjarġentina Ħadd ma jista'... series fictional former name of Argentina[1]
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.[2][3]
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.

B[edit]

Name Work Notes
BabaKiueria BabaKiueria a country in Australia in the satirical film of the same name.
Babar's Kingdom Babar the Elephant a country supposedly in Northern Africa consisting of intelligent elephants that are usually bipedal and civilized.
Baltish Baltish a fictional country from a Lithuanian TV show of the same name.
Bangalla The Phantom a central African nation
Bangistan Bangistan a fictional country featured in the Bollywood film by the same name
Barbituros Islands San Sombrèro Caribbean islands bordering San Sombrèro[4]
Berzerkistan Doonesbury located between Iran and Russia.[5] Its capital is either called Bmzklfrpz City[5] or Trff City.[6]
Bialya DC Comics
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[7]
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[8]
Borginia Ace Attorney a Northern European republic that is stated to be very small in size, and is best known in the series for being home to the world-famous singer Lamiroir.
Brobdingnag Gulliver's Travels a land occupied by giants from the book by Jonathan Swift.
Brungaria an Eastern European dictatorship similar to the Soviet Union, in the Tom Swift Junior series

C[edit]

Name Work Notes
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.[9]
Creta Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series Creta is a country in the world of Fullmetal Alchemist, located west of the main country of the series, Amestris.

D[edit]

Name Work Notes
Dawsbergen neighbor of Graustark
Dinotopia a hidden, utopian island from James Gurney's illustrated books
Drachma Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series Drachma (ˈdrækmə; drak-ma) is a country in the World of Fullmetal Alchemist, located north of the main country of the series, Amestris.

E[edit]

Name Work Notes
Eagleland EarthBound The country is based on the US. Ness and Paula are from here.
Earthsea Tales from Earthsea a sea of islands from the stories by Ursula K. Le Guin and the 2006 movie Tales from Earthsea by Goro Miyazaki
Ecotopia Ecotopia an ecological utopia appearing in the novels Ecotopia and Ecotopia Emerging by Ernest Callenbach.
Elbonia Dilbert backward country from the comic strip. Its citizens are waist deep in liquid mud.
Emmeria Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation
Equatorial Kundu The West Wing a West African republic
Eriador Lord of the Rings
Estoccia Scarecrow and Mrs. King the country where Joe King is based with the Emergency Aid Organisation.
Estovakia Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation.

F[edit]

Name Work Notes
Farfelu The Kingdom of Farfelu a surrealisitic place in the novel by André Malraux[10]
Fe'ausi Diplomatic Immunity South Pacific island from the New Zealand television series
Fiore Fairy Tail (フェアリーテイル Fearī Teiru) Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima.
Florin The Princess Bride the setting of The Princess Bride
Freedonia Duck Soup European country from the 1933 Marx Brothers film

G[edit]

Name Work Notes
Genosha Various Marvel Comics an island nation that has been home to a mutant sanctuary and concentration camp at various points
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 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.[11]
Glubbdubdrib Gulliver's Travels an island (about one-third the size of the Isle of Wight) governed by a tribe of magicians; from the novel by Jonathan Swift.
Gondal
Gondor Lord of the Rings a 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.
Guilder The Princess Bride "The sworn enemy of Florin"
Grand Fenwick The Mouse That Roared a duchy in The Mouse That Roared (1955) and sequels by Leonard Wibberley.
Graustark Eastern European country in several novels by George Barr McCutcheon.
Grenyarnia "30 Rock"
Groland presipality French television channel Canal+ "presipality".

H[edit]

Name Work Notes
Halla Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne a kingdom from the 1969 Satyajit Ray film
Holy Britannian Empire Code Geass anime series The Holy Britannian Empire (神聖ブリタニア帝国 Shinsei Buritania Teikoku, also referred to as the Britannian Empire or just Britannia) is a nation born from the defeated remnants of the British Empire and is the world's dominant military superpower.
Hyrule The Legend of Zelda

I[edit]

Name Work Notes
Islandia Islandia self-isolated country in Austin Tappan Wright's novel of the same name.
Isle of Fogg San Sombrèro the only one of the 23 (fictitious) Outcropp Islands off the west coast of Scotland to be inhabited.[4]
Ivalice Final Fantasy
Ixania The Dark Frontier a small Balkan country of little global importance in Eric Ambler's 1936 novel.
Idris The Shadowhunter Chronicles The Shadowhunter home country
Illéa The Selection the setting of The Selection trilogy .

J[edit]

K[edit]

Name Work Notes
Kahndaq DC Comics an ancient Middle-Eastern country in located on the Sinai Peninsula, between Egypt, Israel and Jordan.
Kamistan 24 (season 8) a Middle Eastern Islamic republic
Kangan Anthills of the Savannah a West African country ruled by the dictator Sam in the novel by Chinua Achebe.
Kartaksan Ħadd ma jista'... series An absolute monarchy neighboring Venteżwela.[1][12] The country was destroyed in the third book of the series.[13]
Kasnia DC Comics war-torn Eastern European monarchy
Kazirstan Beyond Two Souls Country with a rift to the other side
Kċina Ħadd ma jista'... series a monarchy, parody of imperial China[1]
Kerblekistan (also Kerplakistan) Internet lore a fictitious Asian country to where IT services are outsourced
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 2004 film
Kumranistan Yes Prime Minister a Central Asian Islamic republic from the 2013 remake of Yes Prime Minister
Kyrat Far Cry 4 an East Asian nation in the Himalayas, roughly equivalent to Nepal
Kyrzbekistan The New York Times an error in the newspaper on January 7, 2015, caused a flurry of activity in social media including parody accounts and web sites[14]

L[edit]

Name Work Notes
Latveria Fantastic Four a kingdom in the ruled by the tyrannical Doctor Doom
Laurania Savrola in the book by Winston Churchill
Lilliput Gulliver's Travels a land where all the people are tiny from the book by Jonathan Swift.
Loompa Land Charlie and the Chocolate Factory home of the Oompa Loompas in the book by Roald Dahl
Lower Slobbovia Li'l Abner an occasional exotic setting for the classic hillbilly comic strip by Al Capp

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

Osea-Ace combat 05 trilogy

P[edit]

Name Work Notes
Palombia Spirou et Fantasio home of the Marsupilami
Panau Just Cause 2 An island country in South East Asia under dictatorial rule and the setting for the 2010 game.
Panem The Hunger Games In the novel, the nation of "Panem" has risen from the ashes of a post-apocalyptic North America.[20][21] 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 a fascist, totalitarian dictatorship, headed by a tyrannical and cruel dictator.

Q[edit]

  • 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.

R[edit]

S[edit]

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U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

X[edit]

Xerxes

Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series

Xerxes (クセルクセス kuserukusesu) (incorrectly romanized as 'Cselkcess' in Viz manga) was an ancient country that existed in the Great Desert to the east of Amestris four hundred years before the start of the series.


Xing

Fullmetal Alchemist" and "Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime series

Xing is a country in the world of Fullmetal Alchemist, located east of the main country of the series, Amestris, across the Eastern Desert.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Duriez, Colin (2004). A field guide to Narnia. InterVarsity Press. pp. 168–169. ISBN 0-8308-3207-6. 
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  6. ^ Garry Trudeau (March 10, 2011), "'Almost there, Dawg – we just crossed over into Berzerkistan...'", Doonesbury 
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  11. ^ 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. 
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