List of fictional island nations
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This is a list of fictional countries in various media which are said to be located upon islands.
- Leaphigh, Leaplow, Leapup, Leapdown, Leapover, Leapthrough, Leaplong, Leapshort, Leapround, Leapunder: ten independent kingdoms in the Antarctic archipelago of the Leap Islands, in the 1835 novel The Monikins by James Fenimore Cooper
- Hili-liland: a nation near the South Pole, founded by Ancient Romans, in the 1899 novel A Strange Discovery by Charles Romeyn Dake. It is south of Tsalal and has a more developed civilization. It consists of Hili-li City on Hili-li Island, along with some outlying island colonies.
- Tsalal: an island in the 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym by Edgar Allan Poe and its 1897 sequel An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne. It has a tribal society led by a chief, Too-Wit.
- Atlantis: A well-known mythological nation on a sunken island in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.
- Birdwell Island: de facto independent island community in the Clifford the Big Red Dog series similar in geography and custom to an island off of the east coast of the United States.
- Fröland: Island in the North Sea in the Dutch TV series Fröland - country?
- Islandia: self-isolated country in Austin Tappan Wright's novel Islandia
- Meropis: A parody of Atlantis created by Theopompus of Chios
- Muir Island: A small, fictional island off the northern coast of Scotland in the Marvel Comics universe.
- Nollop: island state from the novel Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
- Rogue Isles (also known as Etoile Islands): home base of the Arachnos faction in the game City of Heroes
- St. Jago: the fictional island setting featured in D.J. Waterford's novel St. JAGO: An Island Conspiracy
- Sahrani: A fictional Atlantic island divided into the northern communist Democratic Republic of Sahrani and the oil-rich democratic monarchy of the Kingdom of South Sahrani in the video game Armed Assault
- Swallow Falls: A fictional island which has sardines as the basis of its economy, the setting of the book and animated movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
- Tescala: Atlantic island mentioned in the TV Series CSI: NY by Jerry Bruckheimer. According to the show, this nation joined the UN in 1991 and is a free-trade port.
- Barbituros Islands: islands bordering San Sombrèro, featured in San Sombrèro: A Land of Carnivals, Cocktails and Coups.
- Barclay Islands (the Barclays): British-dependent archipelago off the Bahamas embroiled in conflict between Castro's Cuba and the drug trade in Frederick Forsyth's novel The Deceiver.
- Booty Island: a pirate island in the game Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, part of the Tri-Island area (governed by Elaine Marley)
- Cascara: a tiny island in the movie Water
- Cayuna: an imaginary island modelled on Jamaica in the novels of John Hearne
- Costa Estralia: General Kane's dictatorship in Princess Protection Program
- Costa Luna: Rosie's kingdom in Princess Protection Program
- Crab Island: poor island shaped like a crab, under the domination of Crocodile Island, in the Patrouille des Castors comics
- Crocodile Island: island shaped like a crocodile, with a dictatorial government which seems to be heavily influenced by Tahiti, in the Patrouille des Castors comics
- Isla Island (later as Bananarama): Is a small island dictatorial nation it appeared in the American Dad! episode season 5, The original dictator named Juanito Pequeño was killed by eating a corn dog and replaced by Roger Smith who thinks he and Stan in vacation, who renamed the island Bananarama before being replaced by a "horrible" dancing dictator name Hector Aldozer.
- Jambalaya Island: an ex-pirate island, turned to a tourist attraction center, in Escape from Monkey Island
- Lucre Island: a pirate island in the game, Escape from Monkey Island
- Mêlée Island: a pirate island, from the Monkey Island games, part of the Tri-Island area (governed by Elaine Marley)
- Phatt Island: in the game Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
- Plunder Island: a pirate island in the game The Curse of Monkey Island, part of the Tri-Island area (governed by Elaine Marley)
- 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 also the name of a real island of Madeira Archipelago.)
- Republica Libra: island country in the Caribbean with similarities to the Dominican Republic, in the novel Shooting Script by Gavin Lyall. Capital: Santo Bartolomeo.
- Sacramento: in Érico Veríssimo's novel O Senhor Embaixador (The Ambassador), heavily based on Cuba.
- Saint Honoré: in Agatha Christie's novel A Caribbean Mystery
- Saint Marie: the setting of the BBC TV series Death in Paradise
- San Lorenzo: a tiny, rocky island nation in Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle
- San Cristobal: a fictional island used in many of the novels of the Barbadian writer George Lamming
- San Marcos (1): setting of the film Bananas.
- San Marcos (2): in an episode of The A-Team
- San Monique: nation run by a drug lord in the James Bond movie Live and Let Die
- Santa Costa: dictatorship from the pilot episode of Mission: Impossible. Appears to lie somewhere between Cuba and the Venezuelan coast on a map seen–briefly–at the start of the episode.
- Scabb Island: an anarchic pirate island in the game Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
- Skull Island (2): a small pirate island in the game The Curse of Monkey Island
- St. Virmessa: a small manmade island off the coast of Great Camanoe
- Tropico: an island nation in the Caribbean in the Tropico computer game
- Vilena: an island in the Gulf of Mexico led by a military dictatorship in The Expendables
- Azania: an island nation off the coast of Africa in Evelyn Waugh's Black Mischief, in which a prince tries to reform his country following a civil war.
- Bandiaterra: a small archipelago in the central Indian Ocean colonized by east African refugees and has heavy Danish influences. The island nation was created by the YouTube channel Geography Now! as an April Fools' Day joke.
- Blefuscu: a land where all the people are tiny from the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. Enemies of Lilliput
- Genosha: an island nation which was established as a mutant homeland in Marvel Comics
- Houyhnhnms Land: a land where horses rule. The animalistic human-like creatures in this land are called Yahoos. From the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
- Ishkebar: small island nation between India and Thailand from The Suite Life of Zack & Cody TV series, episode "Boston Holiday"
- Javasu: an island in the Indian Ocean, the alleged country of "Princess Caraboo"
- Lilliput: a land where all the people are tiny from the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
- Madripoor: island principality near Singapore in the Marvel Comics Universe
- Mai Chow: a fictional island located off the coast of China in Count Duckula
- Pala: island utopia in Aldous Huxley's Island
- Saint 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.
- Skull Island: from King Kong movie(s)
- Taprobane: a country described as "about ninety percent congruent with the island of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)" from Arthur C. Clarke's The Fountains of Paradise
- Al Amarja: Mediterranean island state in the Over the Edge roleplaying game
- Barataria: island kingdom, presumably somewhere in the Mediterranean. A fictional ínsula ("isle") awarded by some noblemen to Sancho Panza as a prank in Cervantes' Don Quixote (from the Spanish word barato, meaning cheap). Also, the setting for Act II of the operetta The Gondoliers, by Gilbert and Sullivan.
- Mervo: an island principality in the Mediterranean in the novel The Prince and Betty by P. G. Wodehouse
- Mypos: island nation around the Greek isles, home of Balki from Perfect Strangers
- Pathos: neighbor of Mypos, part of a different Tri-Island Area in Perfect Strangers
- Skeptos: neighbor of Mypos, part of a different Tri-Island Area in Perfect Strangers
- Medici: a fictional island in Just Cause 3
- Aquabania: located somewhere in the South Pacific, the distant homeland of the members of the superhero-themed band The Aquabats.
- Baki: homeland of Omio in Madeleine L'Engle's writing, a small island nation once dominated by British.
- Balnibarbi: land containing the metropolis called Lagado from the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
- Banoi Island: a lush tropical island off the coast of Papua New Guinea and just north of Australia, the setting for Techland and Deep Silver's 2011 game Dead Island.
- Bensalem: utopian island nation located somewhere off the Western coast of the continent of America from Francis Bacon's New Atlantis.
- Bora Gora: island setting for the 1982 television show Tales of the Gold Monkey.
- Caspak: a huge island country located somewhere between South America and Australia from Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Land That Time Forgot and its sequels.
- Crusoeland: featured in Atoll K, a Laurel and Hardy film.
- Eleutheria: an island nation in the Southwest Pacific Ocean from the Eleutheria Model Parliament role playing game.
- Gaaldine: imaginary country from the poems of Brontë sisters, characterized as an island in the North Pacific Ocean south of Gondal.
- Glubbdubdrib: an island governed by a tribe of magicians. About one third the size of the Isle of Wight. From the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
- Gondal: imaginary country from the poems of Brontë sisters, characterized as an island in the North Pacific Ocean north of Gaaldine.
- Kinakuta (Queenah-Kootah): island state from Neal Stephenson's novels Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle.
- Kinkow: Is a fictional Constitutional Elective Diarchy Polynesian island nation from teen sitcom Pair of Kings.
- Luggnagg: an island state about 100 leagues SE from Japan. From the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
- Nim: a natural volcanic island paradise. From the movieNim's Island based on the book by Wendy Orr.
- Panau: Setting of the computer game Just Cause 2.
- Patusan: an island nation somewhere in the South China Sea in the movie 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.
- Pelago Commonwealth: a small island nation in Micronesia in the Endless Ocean series. In the European releases, the nation is referred to as the Paoul Republic.
- Puerto Pollo: A guano island off the coast of Peru mentioned in the short stories of Ralph Ellison and Robert Wyatt
- R'lyeh: A lost city in the Cthulhu Mythos
- Resolution Island: a fictional part of the Galápagos Islands in C S Forester's 1929 novel Brown on Resolution, and the 1935 film of the same name.
- Spensonia: an island between "Utopia and Oceana," where English mariners form a communal society.
- Taka-Tuka-Land: Astrid Lindgren's third book about Pippi Longstocking mentions a travel to this country, where Pippi's father was a king.
- Tanoa: Setting of the ARMA 3 Expansion. It is described as "geotypical Fiji".
- Toga Toga Islands: South Pacific island nation featured on The A-Team
- Vanutu: a tiny South Pacific nation comprising four atolls from the novel State of Fear by Michael Crichton.
Other or uncertain
- August Bank Holiday Island: an island located between Easter Island and Christmas Island whose inhabitants practice black supremacy and unintentionally gain control of the Commonwealth of Nations; appears in The Goodies.
- Arulco: The setting for the game Jagged Alliance 2, ruled by evil Queen Diedranna after overthrowing the once touristy peaceful land and turning it into a nightmarish police state.
- Bergen Ait - An uninhabited island in the Baltic Sea used as a British airbase in Biggles in the Baltic
- Bright Island: Believed to be off the North-west coast of Australia, mysterious goings on are observed in series one of Sea Patrol (TV series)
- Cacklogallinia: a kingdom off the coast of South America, from A Voyage to Cacklogallinia by Captain Samuel Brunt
- Cap'D'Far: a small island country from an episode of Scarecrow and Mrs. King whose only export was fish bones
- Dinotopia: a hidden, utopian island from James Gurney's illustrated books
- Four: an island on the Trandoshan moon of Wasskah from the 2008 cartoon series Star Wars: The Clone Wars "Padawan Lost" and "Wookiee Hunt".
- Flyspeck Island: home of Gunk in the comic strip Curtis—country?
- Hudatvia: A large island somewhere in the Middle East that is visited in two episodes of the Gerry Anderson series Stingray, these being Star of the East and Eastern Eclipse respectively. Hudatvia is an island nation that is perpetually undergoing revolutions thanks to the quarrelling leaders, El Hudat and his brother Ali Khali, suggesting a perpetual civil war. Titan attempts to use Hudatvia as a base for the conquest of the land, but the brother's quarrelling causes his plan to fail.
- Huella Islands: islands off the coast of Cayenne, mentioned in the Hardy Boys books. They are ruled by dictator Juan Posada and their "spy chief" is named Bedoya. The adjective is Huellan.
- Khembalung: fictional island nation in Forty Signs of Rain.
- Malevelosia: an island kingdom filled with supervillains in Justice Squad
- Mardi archipelago: from Herman Melville's Mardi and a Voyage Thither
- Pulau-Pulau Bompa: from The Adventures of Tintin comic Flight 714. The island from which arch-villain Rastapopoulos is carrying out his scheme against millionaire Laszlo Carreidas. Near Indonesia.
- Mesa de Oro: unstable Latin American island in the Three Young Investigators series. (The name means "golden table" in Spanish.)
- San Cristobel: tropical island country in The Guiding Light TV series, also the name for a separate fictional nation in the TV series Automan
- San Esperito: South American island nation from the video game Just Cause.
- San Seriffe: Fictional island nation featured in an elaborate April Fools' Day hoax on 1 April 1977 in the British newspaper The Guardian. These islands have been reported at several different locations around the globe since 1977.
- Pokoponesia: island nation from the animated version of The Tick
- Samaru Island: Believed to be in Oceania somewhere near Australia and New Zealand, had a political issues with an upcoming election and illegal arms trade in season 2 of Sea Patrol (TV series)
- Sodor: in the Irish Sea, near the Isle of Man; setting of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends by Rev. W. Awdry.
- Shwambrania: from Lev Kassil's Konduit (or Black Book) and Shwambrania, an island in the shape of an inverted molar tooth having three roots.
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