Index:Territory descriptions

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This is a place where mappers can briefly describe their territories using 280 characters or less, so that others can quickly get a sense of the 'vision' for each territory.

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  • Please keep list alphabetical.
  • States of the FSA are featured on the in-universe page Index:States of the Federal States. Please do not add here.
  • Please, no blue territories for now. Purple territories may be described by coordinators.
  • Please do not add a territory until it has a significant amount of mapping developed.
Territory Quick description
Flag of Antharia.svg Antharia Central Ulethan nation, somewhat based on what Romania would have looked like today if it didn't experience communism (1948-1989). Each region has different influences, including Greek, Slavic, Turkish, Proto-Romanian, Hebrew, and other European cultures.
Template:Aorangëa Federation consisting of several nations. Languages: English, Pseudo-Polynesian and some minority languages. Ingerish settlers, but only partly a former colony. Mapping style, street layout and infrastructure based on Western Europe.
Template:Ardisphere Ardisphere is inspired by Latin America, with a much broader multicultural twist, including autonomous language regions for Korean, Welsh, various native languages (including "real" and conlang), Georgian, Romanian, etc. It ranges from tropical wet-dry forest to desert.
Flag with question mark.svg Arion Arion is inspired by the southern Mediterranean, primarily Greece, with a long history. Hellanesian speaking. Like Greece if it had stayed as a democracy since antiquity. Religious, well-developed, with many beautiful islands and lush farmlands. Fraught history with Mazan and Aden.
Arténie drapeau.png Artenia Artenia is a subtropical island nation located near the Lyc Strait, in northern Antarephia, one of many islands nations in the region between southern Tarephia and northern Antarephia. It's a parlimentary republic.

From many little chiefdoms and colonization it became what it is today, a unified country. Inspired by colonial France, a bit of West Africa and other colonial European superpowers for street grids. Big contrast between a developped and dense capital city and less-developped interiors and poorer villages.

BNV flag.png Banuvia Parliamentary republic located on the eastern shore of the Egalian lake. Ganied independence in 1981 by seceding from communist Escadia. High income economy with a devepoled social welfare system.
Bloenlandflag.JPG Bloenland[1] Very conservative, traditionalist, Ancien Regime-style monarchy. Separated into two regions. The south is deeply Catholic and inspired by Austria and Bavaria. The north is Protestant and inspired by northern Germany. Blönland doesn't like Izaland.
Bonavista Flag.png Bonavista A small island nation based on the islands of the Lesser Antilles, Réunion, and Mauritius.
Template:Cascande A small special land. Formerly a theocratic regime, today here is freedom to study all aspects of religiosity in calm atmosphere. And too an exil for all with enough money.
Template:Castilea Archantea A well-developed tropical country, with an ancient history. Full of mountains, rivers, forests and fertile valleys, this country is a mixture of ancient traditions and modernity. Its wide climate range due to the high northern and central mountains allows a lot of botanic and faunistic diversity. Its wonderful cities, such as Edetanea, Adra, Basti,..., are powerful touristic areas. We are looking forward to your visit!
Flag of Demirhan Empire.png Demirhanlı Devleti Relatively big, medium-income country located in the centre of Uletha between the two seas. The area provides experience of many different climates and diverse fauna and flora as well as complicated cultural heritage. Friendly for tourists, certainly more than for own citizens.
Dregovine flag.png Dregovine Small counttry located in northern Uletha. Nice and lovely place to visit and enjoy large endless forests and swamps, at least as long as you are not communist. Visitors may also enjoy modern, rapidly developing cities with good public transport.
Template:Duncanheim The terrain varies between coastal lowlands, river valleys, and forested mountains rich in silver. Originally a small confederation of tribes, now modernized without losing its old traditions, this nation stands alone, but with a friendly smile and probably a new laptop to sell you.
Drabantia flag.png Drabantia The heart of Central Uletha, with a diverse landscape ranging from cold, rocky coastlines to mountains full of mineral springs and lush, fertile lowlands to deep coniferous forests, Drabantia is a modern Ulethan nation. Inspired by the Czech Republic with a slight boreal twist.
Template:East Anglesbury Ingerish overseas territory. Mapping style like Aorangēa which it shares a land border with, but less native and more colonial influence. Decided to remain colony when Aorangēa became fully independent.
FreedemianFlag.png Freedemia Medium-sized pacifist-leaning republic with developed urban coasts and neglected mountainous interior formed from unification of three colonies (Ingerish, Castellanese, and Rivagien). Heavy Argentina inspiration + bits of Europe, Canada/Australia, Japan. Large native population.
UL14b flag.png Geklinia-Dregolesia A medium-sized kingdom in northern Uletha. United from four different national ethnicities, most of whom are Geklins (Polish) and Dregolesians (Ukrainian). Established in 1915 and with turbulent history it now stands united and stable. Based on Poland and western Ukraine.
Flag of GZ.png Grinzez A significantly developed Indochinese republic with conlang, acting as a gateway between Bai and OGF:South India. Boasts a number of cosmopolitan urban areas.
Gt-flag.png Grisean-Thirranic Commonwealth Two kingdoms under the same crown, the Grisean-Thirranic Commonwealth is an old yet prosperous first world nation, with modern cities and proper infrastructure. A regional naval power and co-head of the Antarephian Coalition, the nation strives to uphold values of honour and respect.
Iscu.png Iscu Former tiny island republic in the northern Asperic Ocean, currently AN Territory after government collapse, poor and developing, many atolls and one main island with most of the population, inspired by pacific islands.
Izaland flag.png Izaland An advanced democratic nation and one of the main world powers located in south-eastern Uletha, based on a mix of East Asia (75%) and Scandinavia (25%), with advanced technological standards, and one of the leading countries in the field of SGDs. Its position grants access either to the southern and northern seas, making it also a strong commercial nation.
Karaflagrevised.png Kara A small, democratic, fairly progressive, multi-national state created in 1934 from 5 independent states. 5 main languages are in the country, with three of them (Kårska, Kirek, and Riꝏnþu) heavily inspired by Swedish and Scandinavian more generally, one of them (Vèžèk) being somewhat related to Swedish but less so, and a (probably post-Ingerish-colonial) area speaking Ingerish. Agriculture, technology, and green energy are important economic sectors.
Karolia national flag.png Karolia Central Ulethan federal republic, famous for music, bicycle culture and historic cities as well as mountains in the north. Karolia is roughly a mixture of Finland, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.
Khaiwoon flag.png Khaiwoon A busy hub of world trade, crowded, capitalist and cosmopolitan, maybe like Singapore or Hong Kong, but inspired by diverse Asian influences from the Middle East to Japan, mixed in with a few random Western bits, plus an original language and script thrown in for fun.
FlagKofuku.jpg Kofuku A cold country with numerous fjords and glacial formations. Inspired in Norway and southern Chile geography. Really old, once colonised by Ingerland and also had a communist period. Now a developed country with federal cantons and a Nordic-social-democracy vision.
Kojo flag ddtuga.png Kojo A developed democratic regional power with a unique culture, situated mostly in humid subtropical and continental climate on the Axian peninsular in south-east Uletha.
Latflag.png Latina High developed country with busy towns as Latina (Ciudad), Cordoba or Porto Colon and on the other hand woods, beaches and cattle-farms. "Made in Latina" is known worldwide for quality. Feel free to visit us.
Flag-le.png Leresso A small, but influential classical republic in Western Antarephia, known for its long history, rich culture, and unique language and writing system. Its storied past and bright future make it a gem of a country to visit.
Flag with question mark.svg Lutang A Philippines-inspired country in northwestern Archanta. Dominated by the city of Bagong Bandila. Rapidly developing.
Mergania flag.png Mergania A modern democratic old-world country in Eastern Uletha, worldwide successful high technology industries Germany, many international relations, research and education play a crucial role, located on islands with lack of space Japan, long seafaring tradition Nordic Countries.
Template:Meridonia Mountainous micro-state surrounded by Karolia, with economy mostly based on being a tax haven. Winter sports also important.
Template:Moonshine Islands Archipelago between Aorangēa and New Ingerland. Ingerish overseas territory.
Civil flag of Navenna.svg Navenna Small, well developed, market liberal, Venetian-speaking nation located in the Romantian region of Uletha. Geography and urban morphology inspired by northern Italy and southern France. Long history of maritime trade and colonization in southwestern Uletha.
Flag of New Ingerland.png New Ingerland A first-world nation based on the settler countries of the southern hemisphere, with a particular emphasis on New Zealand and Australia.
ParoyFlag.png Paroy A first-world nation in southern Tarephia, with beautiful mountainous tropical inland, subtropical coastal regions and a colonial history. Based on Canada, the UK and the Netherlands.
Flag of Plevia.svg Plevia A developed republic in western Uletha, home to the Plevian (Italian inspired) culture. Compared to the real world Italy, Plevia is larger, with a boxy shape which allows different climates than Italy. Most of population is located along the southern coast, while the extreme north is made of steppes and cold desert. Its population of about 90 million people delineates some still visibly present social inequality, which is Plevia's main challenge.
Template:Podolian Republic Landlocked country in the central Uletha, with Slevic language and people. The government is socialist since the takeover and overthrow of monarchy in 1943. The climate is temperate. Eastern European Slavic countries served as inspiration.
Reeland flag.svg Reeland Social democratic developed country. Former colony. Loosely based on Germany, The Netherlands and Nordic countries. Mostly populated on the north, most developed on the northwest. Has minimum military interventions on other countries.
Template:San Marcos Similar to a Spanish Brazil. Castellanese kingdom make it independent and settled a branch of its monarchy in the country which is still reigning today. Castellán also give to San Marcos its possessions in that area; some of them today are independent countries (like Plazafuerte) and others are still under saintmarkinian rule.
Flag-se.png Semanya A relatively poor but promising landlocked state in East Uletha with its own unique culture and language and an abundance of natural and cultural sites. Inspired by a wide variety of European cultures. Its history with the northern Kalmic cultures is complicated.
Template:Tarrases A sort of cultural "bridge" between Ardisphere, Mahhal, and the rest of the OGF world. If I had to give a "concept summary" for Tárrases in one sentence, I would say, "mix Gibraltar and Macao, and put it in a Bergen, Norway, climate." Currently, it is my best mapping in OGF.
Teotiyolcan-flag.png Teotiyolcan Developing country, based off of central america, with culture and design modeled off of the Aztec Empire. Never colonized. Diverse climate and geography, with some very large cities. Monarchy.
Tircambry-national-flag.png Tircambry A Wales-inspired small modern European-style democracy in North-West Uletha. Unlike real-world Wales, Tircambry has managed to avoid being conquered by a larger neighbour and so remains an entirely Welsh (Cambric)-speaking country.
Flag of Torola.png Torola A highly-developed Latin-American-inspired republic in Tarephia. The country reconciles with its colonial past as it officially recognizes both Torolan, a Romance language, as well as its native Krelaric languages. Most of the population lives in the cosmopolitan capital of Quitla, though other urban areas exist. Mainly based on Latin-America, though with a greater emphasis on native Tarephian cultures.
Viljanni flag.png Viljanni City state in Eastern Uletha, pioneering role in international diplomacy, strong financial sector Switzerland, liberal positions Canada, but peculiar language Finnish.
Vodeo Flag.png Vodeo A wealthy nation in equatorial eastern Tarephia based on Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean.
Template:Wāhakea Island between Aorangēa and New Ingerland. Ingerish overseas territory.
Template:Wallea A crowded, developing, capitalistic tropical nation with diverse resource and climate. Culture and language are based on Native Malay/Indo, several Asian and South American countries with the Spanish and English as the nation colonizer.
Template:Wyster Wyster is an insular kingdom in eastern Uletha. Its closest neighbour (by sea) is Glaster, with which country Wyster formed the Kingdom of Both Glasters until its dissolution in 1834. Inspiration for Wyster derives from e.g. Wales and other parts of the UK, Romania, etc. The Wystrian language is unrelated to existing languages on earth.
FlagZalivnia.png Zalivnia Entirely inspired by Serbia. A bit richer, and more used to the surrounding. (Don't worry, the history is not as harsh as the one of Serbia.)
  1. The proper spelling is Blönland.