The term utopia refers to an ideal or place in which all aspects are perfect or nearly so. The concept name was created by Sir Thomas More in 1516 as the title of his book, Utopia, was a fictional description of an island that had the qualities of perfection. The opposite of the term utopia is dystopia, which can be seen in the work by George Orwell in the book 1984 or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World.
The term utopia was originally a description for a social environment, and has manifested in many ways. The idea of "world peace" is considered utopian in nature, and United States' communes were attempts at utopian ways of living.
Though utopia has been a concept enveloping social ideas, it can be used in other ways:
Examples of Utopia, in various contexts, as represented through literature, art, popular culture, and other means include:
Now you have seen lots of different examples of utopia. You can easily imagine your own examples of utopia by thinking of your idea of the perfect society or the perfect world.