Carlos West It depends on where you want the answer to come from. If from the book itself, I believe the answer is India. But if you had been able to ask Jules Verne himself, he would have said Poland. This was in his original story line but he was told to change it. So the public got one country, but it wasn't the one intended!
Κατερίνα Τάσιου I think it doesn't matter at all, if we knew his nationality, then this would ruin it all