Distinctive Names of Countries & Towns – Geographical Epithets

Distinctive Name Country/Town/Port/River
Britain of the South New Zealand
The Battlefield of Europe Belgium
City of the Golden Gate San Francisco
City of Magnificent Distances Washington D.C.
City of Popes Rome
City of Seven Hills Rome
City of Skyscrapers New York
Cockpit of Europe Belgium
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)
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)
The 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
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
The 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)
The Sea of Mountains British Columbia
Sorrow of China River Hwang Ho
The Saw Mill of Europe Sweden
Sick Man of Europe Turkey
Sugar Bowl of the World Cuba
The Storehouse of the World Mexico
The Down Under Australia
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)
The Spice Island of the West Grenada
The Mother Colony of the West Indies St. Kitts
City of Arabian Nights Baghdad
Twin City Budapest
The Imperial City Rome
Golden City Johannesburg
The Modern Babylon London
Valley of Kings Thebes
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Distinctive Names of Countries & Towns – Geographical Epithets
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