List of anarchist communities
This is a list of anarchist communities representing any society or portion thereof founded by anarchists that functions according to anarchist philosophy and principles. Anarchists have created and been involved in a plethora of community experiments since the 19th century. There are numerous instances in which a community organizes itself along philosophically anarchist lines to promote regional anarchist movements, counter-economics and countercultures. These have included intentional communities founded by anarchists as social experiments and community oriented projects, such as collective organizations and cooperative businesses. There are also several instances of mass society "anarchies" that have come about from explicitly anarchist revolutions, including Makhnovia in Ukraine, Revolutionary Catalonia in Spain and the Shinmin autonomous region in Manchuria.
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|Paris Commune||18 March 1871||28 May 1871||71 days||Paris, France||Revolutionary socialism|
|Canton of Cartagena||12 July 1873||12 January 1874||184 days||Cartagena, Spain||Cantonalism, Mutualism|
|Strandzha Commune||18 August 1903||8 September 1903||21 days||Ottoman Empire||Anarcho-communism|
|Baja Rebellion||29 January 1911||22 June 1911||144 days||Baja California, Mexico||Magonism|
|Morelos Commune||1913||1917||4 years, 87 days||Morelos, Mexico||Zapatismo|
|Soviet Republic of Naissaar||17 December 1917||26 February 1918||71 days||Naissaar, present-day Estonia||Anarcho-syndicalism|
|Odessa Soviet Republic||17 January 1918||13 March 1918||55 days||Odessa, present-day Ukraine||Revolutionary socialism|
|Free Territory||27 November 1918||28 August 1921||2 years, 274 days||Ukraine||Anarcho-communism, Platformism|
|Bremen Soviet Republic||10 January 1919||4 February 1919||25 days||Bremen, Germany||Revolutionary socialism|
|Bavarian Soviet Republic||12 April 1919||3 May 1919||21 days||Bavaria, Germany||Revolutionary socialism|
|Limerick Soviet||15 April 1919||27 April 1919||12 days||Ireland||Revolutionary socialism|
|Patagonia Rebelde||August 1920||February 1922||1 year, 184 days||Santa Cruz, Argentina||Anarcho-syndicalism|
|Tambov Rebellion||19 August 1920||12 June 1921||297 days||Tambov, Russia||Agrarian socialism|
|Kronstadt Rebellion||1 March 1921||17 March 1921||10 days||Kronstadt, Russia||Anarcho-syndicalism|
|Guangzhou City Commune||2 April 1921||13 December 1927||6 years, 255 days||Guangzhou, China||Anarchism|
|Shinmin Prefecture||August 1929||September 1931||2 years, 46 days||Manchuria, China||Anarcho-communism|
|Revolutionary Catalonia||21 July 1936||10 February 1939||2 years, 204 days||Catalonia, Spain||Anarcho-syndicalism|
|Sovereign Council of Asturias and León||6 September 1936||21 October 1937||1 year, 45 days||Spain||Libertarian socialism|
|Regional Defence Council of Aragon||6 October 1936||11 August 1937||309 days||Aragon, Spain||Anarcho-communism|
|People's Republic of Korea||12 September 1945||8 February 1946||149 days||Korea||Direct democracy|
|Saigon Commune||23 September 1945||13 January 1946||112 days||Saigon, Vietnam||Anti-imperialism|
|Shanghai People's Commune||5 January 1967||24 February 1967||50 days||Shanghai, China||Revolutionary socialism|
|Argentinian Horizontalidad||13 December 2001||25 May 2003||1 year, 163 days||Argentina||Autonomism, Participatory economics|
|Oaxaca City||14 June 2006||27 November 2006||166 days||Oaxaca, Mexico||Direct democracy, Magonism|
|Symphony Way||February 2008||19 October 2009||1 year, 242 days||Delft, South Africa||Anti-authoritarianism|
|15M Movement||15 May 2011||11 April 2015||3 years, 331 days||Spain||Anti-austerity, Direct democracy|
|Gezi Park Commune||27 May 2013||20 August 2013||85 days||Istanbul, Turkey||Anti-authoritarianism|
|Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone||8 June 2020||1 July 2020||23 days||Seattle, United States||Occupy protest|
- Stapleton Colony (1921–present)
- Federation of Egalitarian Communities (1967–present)
- Twin Oaks Community, Virginia (1967–present)
- ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes (1967–present)
- Freetown Christiania (26 September 1971–present)
- Longo Mai (1973–present)
- The Farm (1973–present)
- East Wind Community (1973–present)
- Awra Amba (1980–present)
- Kommune Niederkaufungen (1986–present)
- Acorn Community (1993–present)
- Tenacious Unicorn Ranch (2018–present)
- The 1 in 12 Club (1981–present)
- ABC No Rio (1980–present)
- ACU (1976–present)
- Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh (1997–present)
- Blitz House (1982–present)
- Bluestockings (1999–present)
- The Brick House (1999–present)
- Camas Bookstore and Infoshop (2007–present)
- Can Masdeu (2001–present)
- Can Vies (1997–present)
- Cascina Torchiera (1992–present)
- Centre International de Recherches sur l'Anarchisme (1957–present)
- Ché Café (1980–present)
- Civic Media Center (1992–present)
- Coffee Strong (2008–present)
- Common Ground Collective (2005–present)
- Cowley Club (2003–present)
- CSOA Forte Prenestino (1 May 1986–present)
- C-Squat (1989–present)
- Dial House (1970–present)
- DIY Space For London (2015–present)
- Eskalera Karakola (1996–present)
- Extrapool (1991–present)
- Firestorm Cafe & Books (May 2008–present)
- Forest Café (2000–present)
- Freedom Press (1886–present)
- Freedom Shop (1 May 1995–present)
- Grote Broek (1984–present)
- Hausmania (2000–present)
- Hirvitalo (2006–present)
- Jura Books (1977–present)
- Landbowbelang (6 April 2002–present)
- London Action Resource Centre (1999–present)
- Lucy Parsons Center (1992–present)
- Kafé 44 (1976–present)
- Metelkova (September 1993–present)
- Noisebridge (2007–present)
- OCCII (1982–present)
- OT301 (1999–present)
- Poortgebouw (3 October 1980–present)
- Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse (November 2004–present)
- Rote Flora (1989–present)
- Rozbrat (1994–present)
- Slab City, California (c. 1961-present)
- Spartacus Books (1973–present)
- Sumac Centre (1984–present)
- The Old Market Autonomous Zone (1995–present)
- Trumbullplex (1993–present)
- UFFA (1981–present)
- Warzone Collective (1984–present)
- 121 Centre (1981–1999)
- 491 Gallery (2001–2013)
- ADM (1997–2019)
- ASCII (1999–2006)
- Bank of Ideas (November 2011–January 2012)
- Binz (2006–2013)
- BIT (1968–1979)
- Bloomsbury Social Centre (23 November–22 December 2011)
- Boxcar Books (2001–2017)
- Brian MacKenzie Infoshop (1999–2008)
- Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (2020)
- Catalyst Infoshop (2004–2010)
- Centro 73 (September–December 2010)
- Centro Iberico (April–August 1982)
- Cream City Collectives (October 2006–31 October 2012)
- De Blauwe Aanslag (1980–2003)
- Factory Rog (2006-January 2021)
- Internationalist Books (1981–September 2016)
- Iron Rail Book Collective (2003–2012)
- Klinika (2014–2019)
- Kukutza (1996–2011)
- Kunsthaus Tacheles (1990–2011)
- Patio Maravillas (2007–2015)
- rampART (May 2004–15 October 2009)
- Really Free School (2011)
- Red and Black Cafe (2000–2015)
- RHINO (1988–2007)
- Salon Mazal
- Seomra Spraoi (2004–2015)
- Spike Surplus Scheme (1999–2009)
- Squat Milada (1997–2009)
- St Agnes Place (1 June 1969–30 November 2005
- Ungdomshuset (1982–2007)
- Villa Amalia (1990–2012)
- Vrijplaats Koppenhinksteeg (1968–2010)
- Wapping Autonomy Centre (1981–1982)
- Lists of ungoverned communities
- List of socialist states
- Communist state
- List of stateless societies
- Permanent autonomous zone – a community that is autonomous from the generally recognized government or authority structure
- Zomia – the ungoverned highlands of Southeast Asia, held as an analogous anarchist society by professor James C. Scott
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