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Nicknames of Countries of the World

Nicknames of Countries of the World

Nicknames of Countries

· Nicknames are formulated for cities or countries to showcase the uniqueness or Strength or Distinction from others.

· The nicknames of the cities or regions are linked with the distinctive features such as unique geographical location, natural scenic beauty, natural formations like lakes, type of industry etc.

· Sometimes, it also symbolises the descriptive name for a place or region such as aliases and slogans which have been known by historically, officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards or chambers of commerce.

· Here, we are giving the Nicknames of Countries of the World which will be very useful for the preparation of different competitive examinations like PSC, SSC, RRB, Banking.

· We have also covered a article on the Riverside Cities of India or Indian Cities situated on River banks, to read that article you can Click Here.

List of Nicknames of Countries of the World (Continent-wise List), Sobriquet of Countries of the World, World GK, Static GK notes....

List of Nicknames of Countries of the World (Continent-wise List)

So, here is the Continent-wise List of Nicknames of Countries of the World

Nicknames of Countries in Asia

Country

Nickname

Afghanistan

Graveyard of Empires

Bahrain

Pearl of Arabia

Bhutan

Land of the Thunder Dragon

China

The Red Dragon

Hong Kong

Asia’s World City

India

Hindustan,

Indonesia

Emerald of the Equator

Iraq

Cradle of Ancient Civilization

Israel

The Holy Land

Japan

Land of the Rising Sun

Laos

Land of Thousand Elephants

Lebanon

Switzerland of the Middle East

Macau

Vegas of the East

Mongolia

Land of Blue Sky

Myanmar

Land of the Golden Pagodas

North Korea

The Hermit Kingdom

Philippines

The Pearl of the Orient Seas

Singapore

The Lion City

South Korea

Land of the Morning Calm

Sri Lanka

India’s Teardrop

Thailand

Land of Smiles, Land of white Elephant

Nicknames of Countries in Africa

Country

Nickname

Burkina Faso

Land of the Upright Men

Egypt

The Gift of the Nile

Gibraltar

Key of the Mediterranean

Guinea Coast of Africa

White man’s grave

Lesotho

The Kingdom In The Sky

Madagascar

The Red Island, Island of Cloves

Rwanda

Land of a Thousand Hills

South Africa

Rainbow Nation

 

Nicknames of Countries in America

Country

Nickname

Brazil

Pindorama (Land of the Palms)

Canada

The Great White North, Land of Maple Leaf

Chile

Land of Poets

Costa Rica

Rich Coast

Cuba

Sugar bowl of the World, Pearl of the Antilles

Guyana

Land of Many Waters

Mexico

Store House of the World

Paraguay

Island Surrounded by Land, Heart of South America

Peru

Land of the Incas

USA

Uncle Sam, The Land of the Free

Venezuela

Land of Grace

 

Nicknames of Countries in Australia

Country

Nickname

Australia

Land Down Under, Land of Kangaroos

New Zealand

Land of the Long White Cloud

 

Nicknames of Countries in Europe

Country

Nickname

Albania

Land of the Eagles

Austria

Land of Beauty and Music, Musical Centre of Europe

Belarus

The White Rus

Belgium

Workshop of Europe, Battle field of Europe

England

Land of Hope and Glory

Finland

Land of Thousand Lakes

France

L’hexagone

Germany

The Land of Poets and Thinkers

Holland

Land of Windmills

Iceland

Land of Fire and Ice

Ireland

The Emerald Isle

Italy

The Boot

Netherlands

Land of Tulips

Norway

The Land of the Midnight Sun

Poland

The Land of Fields

Scotland

Land of Cakes

Slovenia

The Sunny Side of the Alps

Spain

La Piel de Toro (The Bull Skin)

Switzerland

Land of Milk and Honey, Playground of Europe

Sweden

Saw Mill of Europe

Turkey

Sick Man of Europe

Ukraine

The Bread Basket of Europe

 

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