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For information relating to the planet Earth in Star Trek canon, see Earth. For more information relating to the planet Earth in Star Trek fanon, see Earth.

Earth was a Class M planet and founding member of the Federation. Located in the Sol system in Sector 001 of the Alpha Quadrant, the planet Earth was home to the Human species. It also was the capital of the United Federation of Planets. Earth had one natural satellite named Luna, which Humans called the Moon.

The United Federation of Planets and Starfleet

Several important Federation and Starfleet organizations and installations were based on Earth, including but not limited to:

Earth-specific things

Green tea was popular in many nation-states on Earth over the centuries.

The plants dahlias, manuka, and pōhutukawa were native to Earth. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Catalyst, Part One")

Christmas was a religious holiday from the Christian religion once celebrated on Earth. It involved a Christmas tree, a type of conifer grown on Earth. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Deceptions")

Historical events

Nearly the entire planet was involved in World War II, a planetary war taking place between 1939 and 1945. One of the conflicts in the war was the Bombing of Dresden in 1945, which time displaced Starfleet officers Antonio Fernandes, Anne Lansing, and Daniel Radke witnessed while attempting to stop an alien force from invading the Earth. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Hemorrhage")

In the 21st century, World War III involved the use of nuclear weapons, which caused massive casualties and ecological strife on Earth. USS Shabonee crew, including Captain Patricia Graves, met The Immortal and his companion Esther near Detroit in the days of the war before the city was destroyed by nuclear weapons. (Star Trek: Shabonee: "The Immortal", "The End of the World as We Know It")

In 2367, a Borg cube attempted to attack Earth and assimilate everyone on the planet. The planet was put on a full planet-wide alert, with all Starfleet officers ordered to protect civilians and key assets at all costs. The crew of the USS Enterprise-D managed to stop the Borg cube, which self-destructed in Earth's orbit. (Star Trek: The Next Generation: "The Best of Both Worlds", "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II"; Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "The Burnt Child")

In 2373, Dr. Samantha Delaney drove her Dark Starship through the Federation and into Earth's orbit, setting up her temporal weapon to destroy the planet. The crews of the USS Cantabrian and USS Laramie were successful in stopping her. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "By All Means Necessary")

Further information

Notable locations

Africa

Asia

Australia

Europe

North America

Oceania

South America

Earth nation template

Former Earth Nation-states
AustraliaAustriaBulgariaBrazilCanadaChinaColombiaDenmark
EgyptEnglandFranceGermanyIndiaIndonesiaIrelandIsraelItaly
JapanLebanonMaltaMexicoNew ZealandNigeriaPalestine
PhilippinesRussiaRwandaScotlandSenegalSingaporeSouth Africa
South KoreaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTaiwanTurkey
WalesUnited KingdomUnited States of America

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