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Thread: Nicknames of Countries

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    Default Nicknames of Countries

    Australia - The Lucky Country
    Canada - 51st State , A Few Acres Of Snow
    France - The Church’s Older Daughter
    Iceland - Land Of The Midnight Sun , Land Forgotten By God
    Ireland - The Emerald Isle , Land Of Saints And Scholars , Poor Old Woman, Silk Of The Kine
    Israel - Land Of Milk And Honey
    Japan - Land Of The Rising Sun
    Korea - The Hermit Kingdom
    Lebanon - The Pearl Of The Mediterranean
    New Zealand - God’s Own Country [This nickname is also used by Yorkshire] , Land Of The Long White Shroud
    Singapore - The Garden City
    Slovenia - ‘On the sunny side of the Alps’
    South Africa - Rainbow Nation
    Switzerland - Land Of Chocolate And Cuckoo Clocks
    United Kingdom - 51st State, Perfidious Albion, The Soggy Isles, This Sceptered Isle
    USA - Uncle Sam, Lady Liberty , Home Of The Brave, Land Of The Free, Great Satan
    The Philippines - the Pearl Of The Orient

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    City Name.....................................City Nickname

    1. Paris, France..........................City of the Seven Hills
    2. Lisbon, Portugal......................City of a Hundred Spires
    3. Karachi, Pakistan....................Festival City
    4. Rome, Italy.............................City of Lights
    5. Manila, Philippines...................City of Lights
    6. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil................Millennium City
    7. Prague, Czechoslovakia............White City
    8. Salzburg, Austria......................Marvellous City
    9. Berlin, Germany .......................Pearl of the Orient


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