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Map of the European Federation by HouseOfHesse Map of the European Federation by HouseOfHesse
Map of a hypothetical European Federation in the year 2052. The Federation was established following a 'Fourth World War' with the Russian-lead Eurasian Union (more can be read about it on the map).

This is not intended to be a political statement in any way (other than that I am a pro-European Brit) and neither is this my showing of support for various irredentist claims etc etc, it's merely a concept. Comments, criticisms, questions and friendly discussions are always welcome!

UPDATE: The map has been updated to correct some naming issues pointed out to me, as well as adding in a Baltic language group, partitioning Denmark, and correcting a few geographical inaccuracies. So thank you all for your kind comments and tips on these matters!

UPDATE 2: A few tweaks, including the merger of 3 states, the abolition of one, and the creation of another. I think I'm finally happy with it now!

For demographic information, see Legislature of the European Federation
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0nonim Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
I do not want to sound nationalistic, but it's kinda strange to put whole Karelia into Finno-Ugric language group. According to 2010 Census (… only 7,4% of population are Karelians (plus 1,4% of Finns and 0,5% of Veps) and 82,2% are Russian. It's even more absurd with Ingria, because it's 92,7% of Russians and 0,3% Finns with 0,1% Veps in Leningrad Oblast and 92,48% Russian with only 0,03% of Finns in Saint Petersburg. Can't say anything about Sampi, because I don't know about Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish demographics in the region.
Also why did you named Rus so? As I recall, Rus was the name of the whole East Slavic region (Belarus, Ukraine, Russia) and not some specific area.
Also, Transcaucasia is the name of the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia Azerbaijan) not the North. 
Jeroville Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
Why have you given some names of regions to much bigger areas?

You've named the OTL part of Northern Croatia and Slovenia Hrvatska, don't think the Slovenians will be happy with that..
Same thing with the regions of Bosnia, Magyarország, Lietuva and Macedonia
Those regions include areas which is not from the same ethnic group as the name says. 

Bosnia = Bosniaks, Serbs and Croats
Magyarország = Magyar/Hungarians and Romanians
Lietuva = Lithuanians, Byelorusians and Poles
Macedonia = Macedonians, Bulgarians, Greeks, Albanian

Was it mean't to be seperated by ethnic group/language or you just drew up the line somewhere.
YOhuan15 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Student Artist
Nice, but I see that Trentino is in Alpenland, I want to suggest you, it could be more specifically correct if you split South-Tyrol (german-speaking Italy) in Alpenland, while Trentino (Italian - Ventian dialect speaking) together with Veneto.
Silas-Coldwine Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
There are so many issues with the naming and the division of Spain that I don't even know where to begin. And it's a shame, because I like the concept, and I'd like to favourite it. I'm not buying it, though.

For a start, Leon is a term that doesn't represent most of the territory associated to it (the historical region of Leon can be linked to the provinces of Leon, Zamora and Salamanca, and that's it. It cannot be justified by the city, as it's not the most important one in the area. Very few people there would accept the name. Castile/Leon is OK as a name.

Then, you included the historically Castilian region of La Rioja inside the Basque Country (País Vasco, not just "Vasco", which means "Basque").

For Castile, you could have used the traditional name of Castilla La Nueva (New Castile), but naming it Castile leaves out most of the historically Castilian territories.

For some reason you used "Badajoz" instead of the much less problematic "Extremadura".

You named the whole Eastern Spanish region as Catalonia. Outside Catalonia proper, that name represents people as much as the name of Burkina Faso, and that goes even for the Catalan-speaking regions of Valencia and the Balearics.

You put Murcia inside Andalusia. In any time in history the name Andalusia has applied to Murcia, nor they share a common identity beyond the Spanish one. In fact, Murcia is much closer to the region of Valencia than to that of Andalusia.

On the whole, I would rename both Castiles (or even create a separate region comprised of Asturias plus the historical Leonese provinces) and Extremadura, I would include La Rioja inside what you called "Leon", and for Eastern Spain, that's trickier. The easiest thing would be a state of Aragon, a state of Catalonia and a state that merged Murcia and Valencia. But that would be me. Then again, I can see that state division being enough of a reason for Spain to secede.

I also don't understand why you gave Entredouro and Tras-ós-Montes to Galicia. If anything, Northern Portugal would make much more sense as a separate state.
Saint-Tepes Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
The best country in the world:flagofeurope: 
Alpha-Dilophosaurus Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
great work do you have a base map?
HouseOfHesse Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I do! I have a few, they're all from Wikipedia originally but I've edited them over time to make them exactly how I want them. If you're after something similar there's plently about on the internet, I'd link you to the ones I use but I downloaded them so long ago I can't remember where on Wikipedia they were from! 
Emilion-3 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
daltonb1993 Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Very impressive work, could you explain what C.O.J. is?
HouseOfHesse Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! C.O.J. stands for 'Condominium of Jerusalem' which is my own little idea for a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. There's a map of it coming (eventually)!
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