A lot of places in this world have famous nicknames. Here is a list of most common places with their nicknames
Britain of the South : New Zealand
Battlefield of Europe : Belgium
Cockpit of Europe : Belgium
City of the Golden Gate : San Francisco
City of Arabian Nights : Baghdad
City of Magnificent Distances : Washington D.C.
City of Popes : Rome
City of Seven Hills : Rome
City of Skyscrapers : New York
Dark Continent : Africa
Dairy of Northern Europe : Denmark
Emerald Island : Ireland
Empire City : New York
Eternal City : Rome, Italy
Forbidden City : Lhasa (Tibet)
Garden of England : Kent
Gate of Tears : Babel-Mandab, Jerusalem
Granite City : Aberdeen (Scotland)
Golden City : Johannesburg
Great White Way : Broadway (New York)
Gift of Nile : Egypt
Gibraltar of the Indian Ocean : Aden
Herring Pond : Atlantic Ocean
Hermit Kingdom : Korea
Holy Land : Palestine
Island of Cloves : Madagascar (Malagasy)
Isle of Spring : Jamaica
Key to the Mediterranean : Gibraltar
Land of Cakes (or Oat Cakes) : Scotland
Land of the Golden Fleece : Australia
Land of the Golden Pagoda : Myanmar (Burma)
Land of Kangaroos : Australia
Land of Lilies : Canada
Land of the Midnight Sun : Norway
Land of Milk and Honey : Canaan
Land of Morning Calm : Korea
Land of the Rising Sun : Japan
Land of a Thousand Lakes : Finland
Land of Thunderbolt : Bhutan
Land of White Elephants : Thailand
Lady of Snow : Canada
Little Venice : Venezuela
Mother Colony of the West Indies : St. Kitts
Never, Never Land : Prairies (North Australia)
Pearl of Antilles : Cuba
Playground of Europe : Switzerland
Pillars of Hercules : Straits of Gibraltar
Pearl of the Pacific : Guayaquil Port (Ecuador)
Power keg of Europe : Balkans
Promised Land : Canaan
Quaker City : Philadelphia
Queen of the Arabian Sea : Kochi (India)
Queen of the Adriatic : Venice
Rich Coast : Costa Rica
Rich Port : Puerto Rico
Roof of the World : Pamir (Tibet)
Sea of Mountains : British Columbia
Sorrow of China : River Hwang Ho
Saw Mill of Europe : Sweden
Sick Man of Europe : Turkey
Spice Island of the West : Grenada
Sugar Bowl of the World : Cuba
The Modern Babylon : London
The Storehouse of the World : Mexico
The Down Under : Australia
The Imperial City : Rome
Twin City : Budapest
Valley of Kings : Thebes
Venice of the North : Stockholm
Venice of the East : Bangkok (Thailand), Allepey (India)
Yellow River : Hwang Ho (China)
White City : Belgrade
Windy City : Chicago
White Mans Grave : Guinea Coast (West Africa)

Posted by Guide Tuesday, April 28, 2009


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