Virtual Countries

What is a virtual country? Does anyone really know yet? Who will decide? hopes to establish a site that tracks and encourages the development of virtual countries. believes that several virtual countries have already begun. They include The Bahamas, Second Life, some MMRPGs (massively multiplayer role-playing games), etc. On the other hand, in modern history nothing has ever been considered a country without at least meeting two criteria. First, it must itself think it is a country. Second, it must receive some kind of recognition.

Therefore, as the first international organization of virtual countries, a sort of tiny Virtual United Nations (VUN – pronounced similar to the word ‘fun’), VUN invites all existing virtual countries to apply for official recognition.

Official list of virtual countries that meet the official VUN standard:


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