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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Countries and their Nicknames, useful for SSC & Bank Exams


Almost every exam ask questions about countries' nicknames, especially Bank Exam like IBPS PO, clerk, SBI, RRB etc. So the information given below is very useful for competitive exams aspirants. Below we have provided Important Nicknames of countries according to their Continents they fall in. Take a look :
A). 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 Nation
B). America
1. Brazil – Pindorama (Land of the Palms)
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. USA - Uncle Sam
8. Venezuela – Land of Grace
C).Australia
1. Australia – Land Down Under (sometimes also used for New Zealand)
2. New Zealand – Land of the Long White Cloud
D). Europe
1. Albania – Land of the Eagles
2. Belarus – The White Rus
3. England – Land of Hope and Glory
4. Finland – Land of a Thousand Lakes
5. France – L’hexagone
6. Iceland – Land of Fire and Ice
7. Ireland – The Emerald Isle
8. Italy – The Boot
9. Slovenia – The Sunny Side of the Alps
10. Switzerland – Land of Milk and Honey
11. Ukraine – The Bread Basket of Europe
E). ASIA:
1. Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon
2. China – The Red Dragon
3. Indonesia – The Emerald of the Equator
4. Japan – Land of the Rising Sun
5. Mongolia – Land of the Blue Sky
6. North Korea – The Hermit Kingdom
7. Philippines – The Pearl of the Orient Seas
8. South Korea – Land of the Morning Calm
9. Sir Lanka – India’s Teardrop
10. Thailand – Land of Smiles
11. Afghanistan – Graveyard of Empires
12. Israel – The Holy Land
13. Lebanon – Switzerland of the Middle East




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