Nicknames of Cities and Countries

A list of interesting nicknames of cities, countries, and other geographical areas for general knowledge and general abilities tests. ( PPSC FPSC NTS CSS AJKPSC KPPSC SPSC )

Cities Nicknames

RomeCity of Seven Hills
The Eternal City
City of the popes
New YorkThe Big Apple
The Empire City
The City That Never Sleeps
CairoThe City of Bazaar
Paris of the Nile
City of Thousand Minarets
ChicagoThe Wind City
ParisCity of Love
City of Lights
WashingtonCity of Magnificent
MumbaiCity of Dreams
City of Seven Islands
Financial Capital of
KarachiGateway of Pakistan
Financial Capital of
LhassaForbidden City
TibetForbidden Land
Las VegasSin City
UshuaiaThe End of the World
GenevaThe Peace Capital
LahoreCity of Colleges
DelhiCity of Rallies
Rome of India
ViennaCity of Music
City of Dreams
The Imperial City
LondonThe Big Smoke
The Square Mile
Modern Babylon
JerusalemThe Holy City
PeshawarCity of Flowers
BanarasCity of ghosts
and temples
TorontoThe Muddy York
The 6
SydneyHarbour City
San FranciscoThe Golden City
IstanbulThe Second Rome
MoscowThe Third Rome
SingaporeLion City
 JohannesburgCity of Gold
JaipurThe Pink City
BerlinThe Grey City
OsloThe Tiger City
WarsawParis of the North
AmsterdamVenice of the North
VeniceCity of Canals
Queen of the Adriatic
City of Bridges
 AthensCity of Violet Crown
 The HagueCity of Justice
KolkataCity of Joy
City of Palaces
Kuala LumpurGolden Triangle
LimaThe City of Kings
DublinThe Fair City
BordeauxCity of Wine
BrusselsCapital of Europe
MilanFashion Capital of the
RotterdamGateway to Europe
BucharestLittle Paris
BudapestPearl of Danube
Cape TownMother City
FlorenceCity of Lilies
Los AngelesThe City of Angels
MiamiMagic City
PetraThe Rose Red City
Lost City
BengaluruSilicon Valley of India
City of Science
CaliforniaThe Golden State
LucknowCity of Nawabs
Swat ValleySwitzerland of Pakistan
FaislabadManchester of Pakistan
MultanCity of Saints
SuratDiamond City of India
 DetroitMotor City
QuettaLondon of Pakistan
PragueThe City of Hundred Spires
PittsburghSteel City
Iron City
BarcelonaThe City of Counts
The City of Gaudi
Buenos AiresParis of the Americas
MelbourneEurope of Australia
Hong KongPearl of the Orient
(Also used for Manila)
BirminghamThe City of a 1000
 AdelaideCity of Churches
BeirutParis of the Middle East
Tel AvivThe City that Never Stops
ZanzibarIsland of Cloves
TehranThe City of 72 Nations

Countries Nickname

USAUncle Sam
JapanThe Land of the Rising Sun
Great Britain of Pacific
South AfricaThe Rainbow Nation
AfghanistanThe Graveyard of Empires
EgyptThe Gift of the Nile
Belarusthe Blue-Eyed Country
the Lucky Country
ThailandThe land of Smiles
The land of Free People
Land of white elephants
ChinaCelestial Empire
the red dragon
ArmeniaThe Land of Noah
BhutanLand of Thunder
ChileLand of Poets
AlbaniaLand of the Eagles
UkraineThe Bread Basket
of Europe
IcelandLand of Fire
and Ice
Cyprusthe Island of Love
South Koreathe Land of the
Morning Calm
Francethe Hexagon
Finlandthe Land of
Thousand Lakes
 Irelandthe Emerald Isle
Spain and
the Iberian Peninsula
ParaguayThe Heart of
South America
ItalyThe Boot
New Zealandthe land of long
white cloud
Britain of the South
Sri LankaTear drop of India
CanadaLand of Maple Leaf
The Great White North
LesothoThe Kingdom in the Sky
VenezuelaThe Land of Grace
SloveniaSunny Side of the Alps
PhilippinesPearl of the Orient
North KoreaThe Hermit Kingdom
MongoliaLand of the Blue Sky
IndonesiaEmerald of the Equator
Iraqthe cradle of civilization
MyanmarLand of Golden
LebanonSwitzerland of the
Middle East
BrazilLand of the Palms
GuyanaLand of Many Waters
Peru Land of the Incas
RwandaLand of a Thousand Hills
MadagascarThe Red Island
NorwayLand of the Midnight Sun
BahrainIsle of pearls
CubaPearl of Antilles
SwitzerlandPlayground of Europe
BelgiumCockpit of Europe

Some Distinctive Geographical Identities

Dark ContinentAfrica
Roof of the WorldPamir
Key to MeditationGibraltar
Gate of tearsBab al-Mandab Strait
Land of DessertsAfrica
Sorrow of ChinaYellow River or Huang
Pillars of HerculesStrait of Gibraltar
Herring PondAtlantic Ocean

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