Nicknames of Countries in the World

Every country is special. Sometimes a place possesses so unique characteristics that people begin to refer to the place with a nickname. Several countries all across the world have acquired such aliases. We often see these country sobriquets in literature as well as questions in quizzes and examination papers. Let’s take a look at what are the nicknames of different countries.

Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in ASIA

  1. Afghanistan – Graveyard of Empires
  2. Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon
  3. China – The Red Dragon
  4. Hong Kong – Asia’s World City
  5. Indonesia – the Emerald of the Equator
  6. Iraq – Cradle of Ancient Civilization
  7. Japan – Land of the Rising Sun
  8. Macau – Vegas of the East
  9. Mongolia – Land of Blue Sky
  10. Myanmar – Land of the Golden Pagodas
  11. North Korea – The Hermit Kingdom
  12. Philippines – The Pearl of the Orient Seas
  13. Singapore – The Lion City
  14. South Korea – Land of the Morning Calm
  15. Sri Lanka – India’s Teardrop
  16. Thailand – Land of Smiles

Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in EUROPE

  1. Albania – Land of the Eagles
  2. Austria – Land of Beauty and Music
  3. Belarus – The White Rus
  4. England – Land of Hope and Glory
  5. Finland – Land of Thousand Lakes
  6. France – L’hexagone
  7. Iceland – Land of Fire and Ice
  8. Ireland – The Emerald Isle
  9. Italy – The Boot
  10. Slovenia – The Sunny Side of the Alps
  11. Switzerland – Land of Milk and Honey
  12. Ukraine – The Bread Basket of Europe
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Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in AFRICA

  1. Burkina Faso – Land of the Upright Men
  2. Egypt – The Gift of the Nile
  3. Lesotho – The Kingdom In the Sky
  4. Madagascar – The Red Island
  5. Rwanda – Land of a Thousand Hills
  6. South Africa – Rainbow National

Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in AMERICAS

  1. Brazil – Land of the Palms (Pindorama)
  2. Canada – The Great White North
  3. Chile – Land of Poets
  4. Guyana – Land of Many Waters
  5. Paraguay – The Island Surrounded by Land
  6. Peru – Land of the Incas
  7. United States of America – The Land of the Free / Uncle Sam
  8. Venezuela – Land of Grace

Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in the MIDDLE EAST

  1. Israel – The Holy Land
  2. Lebanon – Switzerland of the Middle East

Nicknames / Sobriquets of Countries in OCEANIA

  1. Australia – Land Down Under
  2. New Zealand – Land of the Long White Cloud
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