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Latest revision as of 17:34, 23 August 2020

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.

Achtung.svg Notes:
  • Please keep list alphabetical.
  • States of the FSA are to be listed in another list at OGF:Federal States/State profiles. 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
Adariaflag.png Adaria In the southeastern tip of Gwynian, Adaria is a loose federation of 3 culturally diferentiated states united by their will of independence in the 18th century. There, Catanese, Castellanese and Nihonese speakers developed a language due to their needs of communication.
Agarderia Flag.png Agarderia A small, mountainous and moderately developed country. Had a tumultuous history during the 20th century, has begun recovering from the Agardirian Civil War. There is currently a contestant communist government based in the east in the country, but it possesses little power. Agarderia is based on a general Eastern Europe feel with some original and Ingerish influences.
Kazari flag.png Al-Kaza Toss Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Turkey, Andalusia, Bhutan, Hong Kong, & the Republic of Genoa in a blender, run on high for 5 min, ban organized theistic religion while letting the arts take on an almost religious importance, and you've got something resembling the north Tarephian nation of Al-Kaza.
Flag of Antharia.png 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 Eganian (Greek-ish), Slavic, Turkish, Proto-Romanian, Hebrew and other European cultures. More»
Rusky.jpg Antigo A mix of elements from various dictatorial states (i.e. North Korea or the USSR) and dystopian works as well. It claims to be socialist and was formerly part of Pretany, to which it is hostile. See OGF:Antigo for details.
Aorangëa flag.svg Aorangēa Federation consisting of several nations. Languages: English, Pseudo-Polynesian and some minority languages. Ingerish settlers, but only partly a former colony. Mapping stlye, street layout and infrastucture based on Western Europe. More»
Arataran flag.png Arataran Landlocked and mountainous Archantan nation, similar to Caucasian and central Asian republics and Iran. Noted for the red soil, traditional weaving and costume, mountain ranges. Moderately wealthy economy.
Luciano Flag FA.png 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.
DrapeauBMT.svg Beaumontan A tiny and developed tropical nation with a war-torn past. Very mountainous in the west, hilly in the east, rocky and flat on the island. One bill saved the dying rainforests and most of the flatter areas of the east are taken up by the rainforests. The nation has a wide range of culture-influenced cities, from Ville-Deng to Sevaille. Inspired by Spain and France.
Cascande-flag.png Cascande A small special land. Formerly a theocratic regime, today here is freedon to study all aspects of religiosity in calme athmosphere. And too an exil for all with enought money.
Castilea Archantea.svg 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!
Duncanheim Flag.png 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.
East Anglesbury flag.png 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. More»
Elhadia flag.png Elhadia Developing former colony in Archanta, large areas of desert and scrub with mountains in the north. Economy heavily dependent on mineral and metal ore mining, with many relying on subsistence farming. Some forest and arable land on coast. Several tribal cultures and languages within the country.
Esthyra flag.svg Esthyra A small country sitting on the southwest corner of the Kaspen Sea, with a flourishing economy. Plenty of ancient forests preserved have established a natural lifestyle for the citizens. Partially based on Canada (Especially Québec).
Glaster Flag.png Glaster A small country in eastern Uletha with a stagnating economy. The southern portion was formally an Ingerish colony until unification in 1979. Hence the southern part is based around 1980s Britain, with the north being more eastern European. There is quite a stark north-south divide.
Iscu.png Iscu A small tropical island territory in the Asperic just north of the equator, Iscu is composed of various atolls and islands, mostly uninhabited and protected. It has a thriving tourism industry, but remains low-income. Democratic, and inspired by atolls in the pacific.
Karolia 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.
Karvaland flag.png Karvaland A first-world nation inspired in part by the demographics and geography of the Union of South Africa.
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.
Kojo flag ddtuga.png Kojo A developed "old-world" country with a rich history, situated on the Axian peninsular in south-east Uletha.
KovatanyFlag.svg Koyatana A relatively poor landlocked nation based on similar countries like Lesotho, with a language and cultures based on Malagasy.
Flag of Kuehong.png Kuehong A (non-communist but militaristic) Vietnamese state with other subtle Southeast Asian elements (such as Malaysian geography). Has a stronger Chinese influence than RW Vietnam with a sizeable Chinese (Bai) community in the country.
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.
Leressoflag.png Leresso A small, but influential classical republic in Western Antarephia, known for its long history, rich culture, diverse geography, and unique blend between past and present. Its storied past and bright future make it a gem of a country to visit.
Litvenska Flaga.jpg Litvania Litvania is a hidden gem located in central Uletha. Inspired by Slovakia, Poland, Switzerland and in smaller part by other countries, it is a first world country popular with tourists. The economy is not at all strong in other aspects, apart from the number of crates of beer exported per annum. For more, see Litvania.
Mergany Flag.png Mergany 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. More»
Meridonia flag.png Meridonia Mountainous micro-state surrounded by Karolia, with economy mostly based on being a tax haven. Winter sports also important.
Moonshine Islands flag.png Moonshine Islands Archipelago between Aorangēa and New Ingerland. Ingerish overseas territory. More»
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.
Podoliaflag.png 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.
Bandera de San Marcos.png 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 (like Trinity island and the Henge)
ShilesiaFlag.svg Shilesia Located on the east bank of the Firth of Hetzer, Shilesia is a small country inspired by the region of Silesia and it's unique culture full of Polish, German and Czech influences. It's a newly estabilished nation, that appeared in the OGF world in the XVII century.
SAF flag.svg South Astrasia A middle-ranking Portuguese-speaking power based in part on Brazil and elsewhere in South America, with cultural and economic influences from neighbouring Karvaland.
TarrasesFlagforMini.png Tárrases 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.
Flag-Ataraxia-Haut-Var-3.png Upper Var SAR Wealthy, international offshore financial center and tax haven modeled on Switzerland, Cayman Islands, Jersey / Guernsey. Maintains its own economic, legal & immigration regimes as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Ataraxia. Annexed in 1915 after a severe depression and economic crisis started to create a refugee crisis, but economy has since recovered. Status is ongoing political question in Ataraxia.
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. More»
Vilvetian Republic flag.png Vilvetia Country in North-western Archanta with North-African culture (Morroco, Tunisia and Egypt), and Andean-like geography (Jungle & Mountains)
Vodeo Flag.png Vodeo A wealthy nation in equatorial eastern Tarephia based on Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean.
Wāhakea flag.png Wāhakea Island between Aorangēa and New Ingerland. Ingerish overseas territory. More»
Walleanflag.jpg 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.
Wiwaxia Flag.jpg Wiwaxia Country on the Axian Peninsula, a former colony of Ingerland. Due to an idiosyncratic turn of events, Wiwaxia has been a matriarchal society since its independence from Ingerland in the early 1700s.
Flagwyster.png 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.
Xenica flag.png Xenica A small equatorial country with a background in agriculture and which, despite its insignificance, is aiming to make a mark on world commerce and industry.
ZAFlag.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.)
FLAGZYL.png Zylanda Honest and friendly people, soft landcape and fascinating towns like Aaby and Elegantia. We love the sea. (Lower german origin).
Ostermark Flag.jpg Østermark A small island country settled by whalers from Scandmark 700 years ago. Inspired by the Nordic countries, if they had remained poor. The language is basically Swedish but with the Danish Ø and Æ. Very much a work in progress, the coastline is still under development.

See also

OGF:Global collaboration