List of nicknames of countries in the world:


Name of the CountryNick Names
AfghanistanGraveyard of Empires
ArmeniaLand of Noah
Baghdad (Iraq)City of Arabian Nights
BahrainPearl of Arabia; Island of Pearls
Beijing (China)City of Cycles
BhutanLand of the Thunder Dragon
ChinaThe Red Dragon; Celestial Empire; Land of Thunder Dragon
Hong KongAsia’s World City; Pearl of Orient
Huang Ho River  Sorrow of China
IndonesiaThe Emerald of the Equator
IraqCradle of Ancient Civilization
IsraelThe Holy Land
JapanLand of the Rising Sun; Britain of the East
LaosLand of Thousand Elephants
LebanonSwitzerland of the Middle East
Lhasa (Tibet)Forbidden City
MacauVegas of the East
MongoliaLand of the Blue Sky
MyanmarLand of Golden Pagoda
North KoreaThe Hermit Kingdom
Osaka (Japan)Manchester of the Orient
Palestine (West Asia)Holy Land
Pamirs (Plateau)Roof of the World
PhilippinesThe Pearl of the Orient Seas
SingaporeThe Lion City
South KoreaLand of the Morning Calm
Sri LankaIndia’s Teardrop
ThailandLand of Smiles; Land of White Elephants
Turkey Sick Man of Europe


Name of the CountryNick Names
AfricaDark Continent
Burkina FasoLand of the Upright Men
EgyptThe Gift of the Nile
Guinea CoastWhite Man’s Grave
LesothoThe Kingdom in the Sky
MadagascarThe Red Island; Island of Cloves
NatalLand of Perpetual Greenary
RwandaLand of a Thousand Hills
South AfricaRainbow Nation
Strait of Bab-el MandebGateway of Tears
Tristan Da CunhaWorld Loneliest Islands
ZambiaCopper Country


Name of the CountryNick Names
Barbados Land of the Flying Fish
BrazilPindorama (Land of the Palms)
British Columbia (West Canada)Sea of the Mountains
CanadaThe Great White North; Land of Lilies; Land of Maple
Chicago (USA)Windy City
ChileLand of Poets
Costa RicaRich Coast
CubaSugar Bowl of the World; Pearl of Antilles
GuatemalaThe Land of Eternal Spring
GuyanaLand of Many glasses of water
HaitiThe Pearl of the Antilles
MexicoStore House of the World       
New York (USA)City of Sky Scrappers; Empire City
ParaguayThe Island is Surrounded by Land
PeruLand of the Incas
Philadelphia (USA)Quaker City of USA
Prairies of North AmericaWorld’s Bread Basket
Puerto RicoRich Port
Quito (Ecuador)City of Eternal Springs
San Francisco (USA)City of Golden Gate
TrinidadLand of the HummingBird
United States of AmericaThe Land of the Free; Uncle Sam
VenezuelaLand of Grace
Washington DC (USA)City of Magnificent Distances


Name of the CountryNick Names
AustraliaLand Down Under; Land of Golden Fleece; Land of Kangaroos           
New ZealandLand of the Long White Cloud; Britain of the South


Name of the CountryNick Names
Aberdeen (Scotland)Granite City
AlbaniaLand of the Eagles
Athens (South-east Europe)The Eye of Greece
AustriaLand of Beauty and Music
BelarusThe White Rus; The Blue-Eyed Country;
BelgiumThe cockpit of Europe; Battlefield of Europe; Workshop of Europe
Belgrade White City
CyprusThe Island of Love
Denmark (West Europe)Mother-in-Law of Europe
EnglandLand of Hope and Glory
FinlandLand of a Thousand Lakes
FranceThe Hexagon
Holland (West Europe) Land of Windmills
IcelandLand of Fire and Ice
Iceland (West Europe)Island of Fire
IrelandThe Emerald Isle
ItalyThe Boot
Kent (UK)Garden of England
London (UK)Modern Babylon
MaltaGeorge Cross Island
Netherlands (West Europe)Land of Tulips
Norway (North-west Europe)Land of Midnight Sun
Oxford (UK)City of Dreaming Spires
PolandLand of windmills
Rome (Italy)City of Seven Hills; Eternal City
ScotlandLand of Lakes
SloveniaThe Sunny Side of the Alps
SpainThe Iberian Peninsula
StockholmVenice of the North
Strait of Gibraltar Pillars of Hercules; Key to the Mediterranean
Sweden (North Europe)Saw Mill of Europe
SwitzerlandLand of Milk and Honey; Playground of Europe
UK (West Europe)Land of Setting Sun
UkraineThe Bread Basket of Europe
Venice (Italy)Queen of the Adriatic

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