Distinctive Names of Cities and Countries on the Globe

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Distinctive Names of Cities and Countries on the Globe

Q.1 Land of silver fiber is the name of……

  1. Pakistan
  2. India
  3. Bangladesh
  4. China

Q.2 ‘Rice coast’ is the famous name of ………….

  1. Bahrain
  2. Scotland
  3. Costa rice
  4. Dubai

Q.3 “city of Arabian Night’ is the distinctive name of ………….

  1. Damascus
  2. Baghdad
  3. Dubai
  4. None of these

Q.4 Budapest is also known by the distinctive name of ………….

  1. Golden city
  2. Twin city
  3. White city
  4. Windy city

Q.5 “The Imperial city” is the distinctive name of ………….

  1. Baghdad
  2. Grenada
  3. Rome
  4. Ireland

Q.6 Johannesburg is also Known by its distinctive name of ………….

  1. Golden city
  2. Imperial city
  3. Twin city
  4. White city

Q.7 ‘The modern Babylon’ is the distinctive name of ………….

  1. New York
  2. London
  3. Rome
  4. Quito

Q.8 Which of the following country is called ‘land of free people’?

  1. Lebanon
  2. Australia
  3. Thailand
  4. Japan

Q.9 City of colleges is the distinctive name of ………….

  1. Lahore
  2. New York
  3. Karachi
  4. Rome

Q.10 City of Conferences is the distinctive name of ………….

  1. Bangkok
  2. Venice
  3. Cairo
  4. Geneva

Q.11 Which one of the following country is called “Land of fertile fields”?

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Algeria
  4. Australia

Q.12 Which city is called “valley of flowers”?

  1. Lahore
  2. Quetta
  3. Peshawar
  4. Swat

Q.13 Which city is called “city of space flights”?

  1. London
  2. Bangkok
  3. Cape Kennedy
  4. Chicago

Q.14 Which country is called ‘Switzerland of Middle east’?

  1. Lebanon
  2. Jordon
  3. Iran
  4. Tajikistan

Q.15 Which country is called ‘city of Angels’

  1. Bangkok
  2. Los Angelus 
  3. Cairo
  4. London

Q.16 Which country is called the Brasilia of Pakistan?

  1. Islamabad
  2. Karachi
  3. Lahore
  4. Quetta

Q.17 Which city is called “City of roses”

  1. Peshawar
  2. Swat
  3. Shiraz
  4. Paris

Q.18 Which country is called the “little Pakistan”?

  1. Cairo
  2. Paris
  3. Bradford
  4. Beirut

Q.19 Which country is called the pyramid city?

  1. Cairo
  2. Rome
  3. Amritsar
  4. Paris

Q.20 Which country is called “Switzerland of Africa”?

  1. Somalia
  2. South Africa
  3. Swaziland
  4. Congo

Q.21 Island of cloves is the nick name of

  1. Kochi
  2. Madagascar
  3. Bomeo
  4. Virgin Island

Q.22 Which country is also known as land of cakes?

  1. Scotland
  2. Switzerland
  3. Thailand
  4. Japan

Q.23 Which city of world is called “city of peace”?

  1. Baghdad
  2. Venice
  3. Rome
  4. Quito

Q.24 Which country is called the “land of amber”?

  1. Lebanon
  2. Nepal
  3. Lithuania
  4. Korea

Q.25 ‘World’s Bread Basket’ is the distinctive name of …………

  1. North of America
  2. South America
  3. Cuba
  4. None of these

Distinctive Names of Cities and Countries on the Globe

Distinctive Names of Cities and Countries
Distinctive Names of Cities and Countries


Distinctive Name Country/City/River/Port
Granite City Aberdeen (City in Scotland)
Gibraltar of the Indian Ocean Aden (Capital of Yemen)
Dark Continent Africa
Land of Eagles Albania
Lungs of the Earth* Amazon rainforest (Brazil)
Herring Pond Atlantic Ocean
The Down Under Australia and New Zealand
Gate of Tears Strait of Bab-el-Mandab
City of Ghosts and Temples Banaras (City in UP, India)
City of Arabian Nights Baghdad (Capital of Iraq)
Land of Pearls Bahrain
Power key of Europe Balkans (Region in Southeastern Europe)
Land of Golden Fiber Bangladesh
Venice of the East Bangkok (Thailand), Alleppey (City in Kerala, India)
White City Belgrade (Capital of Serbia)
The Battlefield of Europe Belgium
Cockpit of Europe
Land of Thunderbolt Bhutan
The Sea of Mountains British Columbia (Canada’s Westernmost province)
Great White Way Broadway (in New York City)
Twin City Budapest
City of Bazaars Cairo (Capital of Egypt)
Land of Milk and Honey Canaan
The Promised Land
Land of Lilies Canada
Land of Maple
Land of Snow
The Windy City Chicago (City in Illinois, USA)
Rich Coast Costa Rica
Pearl of Antilles Cuba
Sugar Bowl of the World
Door to Hell (Gates of Hell) Darvaza gas crater (in Turkmenistan)
Dairy of Northern Europe Denmark
City of Mosques Dhaka (Capital of Bangladesh)
Gift of Nile Egypt
Manchester of Pakistan Faisalabad (City in Punjab)
Land of Thousand Lakes Finland
Key to the Mediterranean Gibraltar
White Mans Grave Guinea Coast (in West Africa)
The Spice Island of the West Grenada
Pearl of the Pacific Guayaquil Port (in Ecuador)
Yellow River Hwang He River (in China)
Sorrow of China
The city of Wind catchers and Orials Hyderabad (City in Sindh)
Land of Thousand Islands Indonesia
Emerald Island Ireland
Gateway to the East Istanbul (City in Turkey)
Pink City Jaipur (City in Rajasthan, India)
The Isle of Spring Jamaica
Great Britain of Pacific Japan
Land of Rising Sun
Golden City Johannesburg
Gateway of Pakistan Karachi
Paradise on Earth Kashmir Valley
The Garden of England Kent
Queen of the Arabian Sea Kochi (City in Kerala, India)
Hermit Kingdom Korea
Land of Morning Calm
Forbidden City Lhasa (in Tibet)
Land of Thousand Elephants Laos
The Modern Babylon London
Island of Cloves Madagascar (Country in East Africa)
Cottonopolis Manchester (City in England)
The Storehouse of the World Mexico
Big Sky Country Montana (U.S State)
Graveyard of Dinosaurs
The Treasure State
City of Saints Multan (City in Punjab)
Land of Golden Pagoda Myanmar (formerly Burma)
Land of Perpetual Greenary Natal
Land of Flowers The Netherlands
Big Apple New York City (City in New York, USA)
City that never sleeps
City of Skyscrapers
Empire City
Britain of South New Zealand
Land of Midnight Sun Norway
Holy Land Palestine
Land of Prophets
Roof of the World Pamir (Tibet)
City of Flowers Peshawar (City in KPK)
Quaker city of USA Philadelphia
Coffee Port Port of Santos (Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Never, Never Land Prairies (North Australia)
Rich Port Puerto Rico
Land of Five Rivers Punjab (Pakistan)
City of Eternal Springs Rome (Capital of Italy)
City of Popes
City of Seven Hills
Eternal City
The Imperial City
Nation of Thousand Hills Rwanda
City of Golden Gate San Francisco (City in California, USA)
Land of Cakes (or Oat Cakes) Scotland
The Mother Colony of the West Indies Saint Kitts
Bab-ul-Islam Sindh
Land of Protease South Africa
Venice of the North Stockholm (Capital of Sweden)
Pillars of Hercules Strait of Gibraltar
Playground of Europe Switzerland
The Saw Mill of Europe Sweden
Land of Free People Thailand
Land of White Elephants
Valley of Kings Thebes (City in Egypt)
Sick Man of Europe Turkey
Uncle Sam United States of America
Little Venice Venezuela
City of Bridges Venice (City in Italy)
City of Canals
City of Masks
City of Water
The Floating City
Queen of the Adriatic
City of Magnificent Distances Washington D.C (Capital City of USA)


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