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Fantasy Europe Map - Medieval by GTD-Orion Fantasy Europe Map - Medieval by GTD-Orion
This map shows a fantasy version of Europe, in the medieval era ( which lasted for a few thousand years ).

During this long period of existence, despite many wars between the various nations, elves and dwarves, the borders of these countries barely change in the long term.

Do note, this is a fantasy map of Europe. This is entirely fictional and does not have any historic basis from our actual, real history of the world.

For example. Germany ( Germania ) is more west-centered because the various smaller germanic states want their own independence. Caucasian nations, Britanny, etc. don't actually exist in the way we know, and are inhabited by other people/nations.

The most technologically advanced are SPQR ( Senate and People of Rome ), Byzantium and Atlantean Empire. The most populous are Germania, Frankia ( France ), Osmania and Novgorod. The most economically advanced are Anglia, Denmark and Hungary. The rest of the large nations are more or less "balanced" in various ways.

Because it's not really that obvious, here are the names of the elven and dwarven countries:
*Elven- Dacryca, Loria, Aralia, Dipter, Carya, Myrtia, Salix.
*Dwarven- Gaaldur, Gneiss, Tachyl.

Made in GIMP. Paper texture found on Google.

Download for full size ( 1680x1050 ).
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:iconmxmuzaffar:
MXMuzaffar Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2016  Student General Artist
Hi! I use your awesome map on my illustration, mxmuzaffar.deviantart.com/art/…
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:iconluccasdavid:
luccasdavid Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2016
Awesome map! Just a little question: is the Roman Republic expansionist? Maybe they have some colonies in Northern Africa. Would love to see a map of the rest of the world!
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:iconkorzy1:
korzy1 Featured By Owner May 19, 2016  Student Writer
Hello!
May I use your awesome map in a non-profit school project I'm working on? I'll give you full credit.
Best regards!
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:iconepicjonny155:
epicjonny155 Featured By Owner May 18, 2016
I'm making a total war mod of a fantasy europe but I don't know if I will ever finish it.
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:iconfancystachearts:
FancystacheArts Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2015
once again my home country is nowhere to be found... OH WELL, AWESOME MAP DUDE!
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:iconcordisiolol:
Cordisiolol Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
As long as ,Constantinople is inside Byzantium,this is quite perfect!
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:iconepicjonny155:
epicjonny155 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015
I'll make a fantasy europe in total war.
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:iconsyndarin:
Syndarin Featured By Owner May 30, 2015
Hey, can I use this as a background for a gaming website I'm making? I'll credit you. 
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:iconmona24:
mona24 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wheres is Poland?
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:icongjeller:
Gjeller Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017
I suppose it's Lechia.
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:iconpizzajustin21:
pizzajustin21 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
i'm working on a board game similar to risk right now. would i be able to pay you to do something similar. if so please contact me at pizzajustin21@aol.com with your requested dollar amount unless you want me to come up with an amount. thank you and nice work.
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Animelover987654321 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Wow, this looks really good! May I ask which font you used for the country names?
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:iconmerdyn:
Merdyn Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
I'm a historical fantasy author of Atlantis lore. Your map is awesome!! 
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:icontoatoneart:
ToAtoneArt Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Professional Writer
I'm the same! Author of historical fantasy, science fiction, and post apocalyptic genres. :3 This really is a great pic.
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:iconnathalieroann:
NathalieRoann Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013   Writer
Wait a second, what is the year?
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
It's fictional ( as the name implies ), and the 'Medieval Stasis' trope somewhat applies to it. So the year can be anywhere between the 14th and, say, 34th centuries.
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:iconnathalieroann:
NathalieRoann Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013   Writer
Well, as a patriot I have to say, you've forgotten to draw Bulgaria!
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MaximusPalpatine Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013
I'm writing a story about a fantasy medieval Europe, and I came across this awesome map! I was wondering if I could use this for my story? It's the only one that I could find that would fit it, and I love the textures and font! I'll be checking your page daily for a response :D.
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
I have sent you a note about it.
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:iconbilgegeyik:
bilgegeyik Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
font name?
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:icontibinthomas22:
tibinthomas22 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
Thanks for your stock i have used it here [link]
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
This isn't a stock image.
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:icontibinthomas22:
tibinthomas22 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
Oops, sorry about that. I am kind of new to DA, this is the first time I used resources from DA, so I thought it was a stock image. This was the only nice map I could find, that would fit my theme that is why I used it. Hope you don't mind me using this map.
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
It's alright, since you notified and credited me for it. Would have been good to have been notified before though.
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:icontibinthomas22:
tibinthomas22 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
I will surely remember to do that in the future.
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Saint-Tepes Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I simply adore the style of this map, the way it looks not the way the countries look
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:iconradopirata:
radopirata Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
where is bulgaria men......
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:iconcheetaaaaa:
Cheetaaaaa Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Wow! Fantasy-Europe! I think that's a great idea.
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:iconironsides11:
ironsides11 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012
Excellent map, the fusion of the Ancient Period, Dark Ages, Middle Ages, and Early Modern period are fascinating!
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:iconnocturnaldarkness:
NocturnalDarkness Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
Awesomeness. Nice reference to Medieval Stasis in the top line. Delivered with a sneer, I trust. :p
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:iconarminius1871:
Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
I love that map and the names! I think the a-ending sounds always good^^
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:iconheersander:
HeerSander Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
So, the Low Countries are an Elven Kingdom? :)
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:icongtd-orion:
GTD-Orion Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Yep. As well as multiple other territories.

Elves here used to be dominant, pretty much like the Celts were in real life. But then humans pretty much overran the territories, one way or the other.
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bespais Featured By Owner May 21, 2011
love tha map. especially the colors you use and the idea to try to put the most conutry available was a great idea
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:iconrarayn:
Rarayn Featured By Owner May 21, 2011
Intriguing concept. I would have liked it better if the borders were a bit clearer; perhaps throw in a bit of colour as well, but it's still a cool map. Good work!
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