Saturday, December 27, 2008

Geographical Epithets (Surnames)

Battle Field of Europe- Belgium
Blue Mountains- Nilgiri Hills
Bread Basket of the World- Prairies of North
Britain of the South- New Zealand
City of Arabian Knights- Baghdad
City of Dreaming Spires- Oxford
City of Golden Gate- San Francisco (USA)
City of Magnificent Distance- Washington DC
City of Palaces- Calcutta
City of Popes- Rome
City of Seven Hills- Rome
City of Sky Scrappers- New York
Cockpit of Europe- Belgium
Dairy of Northern Europe- Denmark
Dark Continent- Africa
Emerald Island- Ireland
Empire City- New York
Eternal City- Rome
Forbidden City- Lhasa (Tibet)
Garden City- Bangalore
Garden of England- Kent (England)
Gate of Tears- Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb (Jerusalem)
Gateway of India- Bombay
Gibraltar of Indian Ocean- Aden
Gift of Nile- Egypt
Golden City- Johannesburg
Granite City- Aberdeen (Scotland)
Hermit Kingdom- Korea
Herring Pond- Atlantic Ocean
Holy Land- Palestine
Island Continent- Australia
Island of Cloves- Madagascar (Malaysia)
Island of Pearls- Bahrain
Key to Mediterranean- Gibraltar
Lady of Snow- Canada
Land of Cakes or Oat Cakes- Scotland
Land of Five Rivers- Punjab
Land of Golden Fleece- Australia
Land of Golden Pagoda- Myanmar
Land of Humming Bird- Trinidad
Land of Lilies- Canada
Land of Maple- Canada
Land of Midnight Sun- Norway
Land of Morning Calm- Korea
Land of Rising Sun- Japan
Land of the Flying Fish- Barbados
Land of Thousand Lakes- Finland
Land of Thunderbolt- Bhutan
Land of White Elephant- Thailand
Little Venice- Venezuela
Manchester of India- Bombay
Mother Colony of the West Indies- St. Kitts
Mother-in-law of Europe- Denmark
Pearl of Antilles- Cuba
Pearl of the Pacific- Guayaquil Port (Ecuador)
Pillars of Hercules- Strait of Gibraltar
Pink City- Jaipur
Playground of Europe- Switzerland
Quaker City- Philadelphia USA
Queen of the Adriatic- Venice
Queen of the Arabian Sea- Cochin
Rich Coast- Coasta Rica
Rich Port- Puerto Rico
Roof of the World- Pamir (Tibet)
Sick Man of Europe- Turkey
Sorrow of Bengal- Damodar River (West Bengal)
Sorrow of China- Hwang-Ho/ Yellow River
Spice Garden of India- Kerala
Spice Island of the West- Grenada
Sugar Bowl of India- Uttar Pradesh
The Down Under- Australia
The Eye of Greece- Athens
The Imperial City- Rome
The Isle of Spring- Jamaica
The Modern Babylon- London
The Saw Mills of Europe- Sweden
The Sea of Mountains- British Columbia
The Store House of the World- Mexico
Twin City- Budapest
Venice of the East- Alleppey, India
Venice of the North- Stockholm
White City- Belgrade
White Man’s Grave- Guinea Coast (West Africa)
Windy City- Chicago
Workshop of Europe- Belgium