- This page covers the Standalone version of DayZ. For information on the Mod see Mod:Chernarus
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Chernarus is a fictional Former-Soviet Republic nation in DayZ Standalone based on the popular Chernarus map from ARMA II. It is infested with mindless zombies and the survivors who aim to prevent succumbing to their attacks. The map of said country in the Standalone is called Chernarus+.
Chernarus history can be even tracked back to the middle ages, shown by the different castles in the area.
Before the outbreak Chernarus was a typical former-soviet republic consiting of mostly rural towns and a few larger cities. There was a strong presence of the Police Force, the Chernarus Defence Force and probably the Russian Military.
Not much is known about Chernarus history before the outbreak beside its membership in the soviet union.
Chernarus has the typical climate and wildlife of an eastern european country. To differentiate the map of Chernarus from DayZ Standalone from the one in the DayZ Mod the first on is called Chernarus+.
The country is located in peninsula with the sea on the eastern and southern borders and consists of multiple mountains, valleys and even a few islands.
For a detailed description of the different landmarks see the following articles:
Chernarus has a fairly diverse vegetation with multiple useful plants.
The wildlife consists of former domesticated species and different wild animals.
 Politics and Economy
Chernarus produced multiple natural resources like wood and different mining products, which can be seen in the different industrial areas especially the Lumber Mill in Berezino or the quarry in Solnichniy.
The country has a developed network of roads and streets, but only a few are asphaltic or even two-lane streets.
Most rivers are also regulated by different dams.
There are four major coastal towns:
Major towns off the coast include:
There are many more smaller towns, villages, villas, etc. In addition multiple castles can be found.
 Police and Military
For a full list see these articles:
The most prominent religion was the Eastern Orthodox Church identifiable by the multiple churches in Chernarus.
- The geography, roads and major landmarks of Chernarus are modeled after the municipality of Povrly and surrounding areas in the northern Czech Republic. Elektrozavodsk is modeled after Povrly, Solnichniy after Dobkovice, Berezino after Malšovice, and so forth.