Nicknames for Nations

Nicknames for Nations                                       

Albania

          : Land of the Eagles

Belarus

          : The White Rus

England

          : Land of Hope and Glory

Finland

          : Land of a Thousand Lakes

France

          : L’hexagone

Iceland

          : Land of Fire and Ice

Ireland

          : The Emerald Isle

Italy

          : The Boot

Slovenia

          : The Sunny Side of the Alps

Switzerland

          : Land of Milk and Honey

Ukraine

          : The Bread Basket of Europe

Brazil

          : Pindorama (Land of the Palms)

Canada

          : The Great White North

Chile

          : Land of Poets

Guyana

          : Land of Many Waters

Paraguay

          : The Island Surrounded by Land

Peru

          : Land of the Incas

USA

          : Uncle Sam

Venezuela

          : Land of Grace

Bhutan

          : Land of the Thunder Dragon

China

          : The Red Dragon

Indonesia

          : The Emerald of the Equator

Japan

          : Land of the Rising Sun

Mongolia

          : Land of the Blue Sky

North Korea

          : The Hermit Kingdom

Philippines

          : The Pearl of the Orient Seas

South Korea

          : Land of the Morning Calm

Sir Lanka

          : India’s Teardrop

Thailand

          : Land of Smiles

Afghanistan

          : Graveyard of Empires

Israel

          : The Holy Land

Lebanon

          : Switzerland of the Middle East

Australia

          : Land Down Under (sometimes also used for New Zealand)

New Zealand

          : Land of the Long White Cloud

Burkina Faso

          : Land of the Upright Men

Egypt

          : The Gift of the Nile

Lesotho

          : The Kingdom In The Sky

Madagascar

          : The Red Island

Rwanda

          : Land of a Thousand Hills

South Africa

          : Rainbow Nation

 

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