Geographical Epithets| Nicknames | Sobriquets of the World


What is an Epithet? Epithet is a by-name or a descriptive term accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage. It can be described as a glorified nickname. Epithets are characteristic of the style of ancient epic poetry, notably in that of Homer or the northern European sagas. Famous cities of world and their sobriquets.

  A complete list of Geographical Epithets| Nicknames | Sobriquets of the World !!

America’s Motor City Detroit
Australia Island Continent.
Battle field of Europe Belgium
Belgrade White City.
Big Apple New York
Britain of the East Japan
Britain of the South


Buffer state of Asia Afghanistan.
Canada Land of Maple
City of angles Bangkok
City of Arabian Nights Baghdad
City of bazaars Cairo
City of cosmonauts Moscow
City of Cycles Beijing
City of Dreaming Spires Oxford (England)
City of Eternal Springs Quito (Ecuador)
City of Flowers Cape Town (S.Africa)
City of Golden Gate San Francisco (USA)
City of Kings Lima
City of Magnificent Distances Washington D.C
City of parks Kiev
City of peace Baghdad
City of Popes Rome
City of Quiet thoroughfares Venice
City of Seven Hills Rome (Italy)
City of Sky Scrapers New York
City of space flights Cape Kennedy
City of the Golden Gate San Francisco (USA)
Cockpit of Europe Belgium
Copper Country Zambia
Cuba Sugar Bowl of the World
Dairy of Northern Europe Denmark
Dark Continent Africa
Emerald Island Ireland
Empire City New York, U.S.A.
Eternal City of Hopes Rome, Italy
Forbidden City Lhasa, Tibet
Garden City Chicago
Garden in the desert Ethiopia
Garden of England Kent
Gate of tears Strait of babelMandeb, Jerusalem
Gateway of India Mumbai
Gateway to the east Beirut
Gateway to the gulf Abu Dhabi
George Cross Island Malta
Gibraltar of Indian Ocean Aden
Gift of the Nile Egypt
Golden City Johannesburg
Granite City Aberdeen, Scotland
Great Britain of the Pacific Japan
Great Broadway New York
Great Whiteway Broadway, New York
Hanging Valleys Valley of Switzerland
Hearing Pond Atlantic Ocean
Heaven of India Jammu & Kashmir
Hermit Kingdom Korea
Hollywood of India Mumbai
Holy Land Palestine
Horn of Africa Somalia
Human Equator of the Earth Himalayas
Island of Cloves Zanzibar
Island of Fire Iceland
Island of Pearls Bahrain (Persian Gulf)
Islands of Sunshine West Indies
Kashmir of Europe Switzerland
Key to the Mediterranean Gibraltar
Lady of Snow Canada
Land of a Thousand Lakes Finland
Land of Cakes (or Oat Cakes) Scotland
Land of contrasts Colombia
Land of Eagles Albania
Land of fertile fields Algeria
Land of Five Rivers Punjab, India
Land of Five Seas South West Asia
Land of golden fiber Bangladesh
Land of Golden Fleece Australia
Land of Golden Pagoda Myanmar
Land of Kangaroos Australia
Land of Lakes Scotland
Land of Lilies Canada
Land of Maples Canada
Land of Midnight Sun Norway
Land of mighty rivers Nigeria
Land of Milk and Honey Canaan and Lebanon
Land of Morning Calm Korea
Land of mountain Nepal
Land of Perpetual Greenary Natal
Land of Prophets Palestine
Land of Rising Sun Japan
Land of Setting Sun Britain
Land of the Golden Fleece Australia
Land of the Golden Pagoda Myanmar (Burma)
Land of the Kangaroos Australia

Land of the Midnight Sun

Land of the Thunderbolt Bhutan
Land of the Tulips Netherlands
Land of the White Elephants Thailand
Land of Thousand Elephants Laos
Land of Thousand Lakes Finland
Land of Thunder Dragon China
Land of Windmills Polland
Little Tibet Ladakh
Little Venice Venezuela
Loneliest Island Tristan De Gunha (MidAtlantic)
Madagascar Island of Cloves.
Manchester of Japan Osaka (Japan)
Mosquito Coast Nicaragua
Myanmar Land of Golden Pagoda.
Nation of Thousand Hills Rwanda
Never, Never Land Prairies (North Australia)
New York City of Skyscrapers.
New York Empire City.
New Zealand Britain of the South.
Pearl of the Pacific Guayaquil Port of Ecuador
Pillar of Hercules Gibraltar
Play Ground of Europe Switzerland
Power keg of Europe Balkans
Pyramid city Cairo
Quaker City Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Queen of Arabian Sea Kochi
Queen of the Adriatic Venice, Italy
Remnant of mighty empire Austria.
Rich Coast Costa Rica
Rich Port Puerto Rico
River in the Sea Gulf Stream
Rome in Italy City of Seven Hills.
Roof of the World The pamirs (Tibet)
Sickman of Europe Turkey
Site of Ancient Civilization Iraq
Switzerland of Africa Swaziland
Imperial City Rome
Modern Babylon London
Mother Colony of the West Indies St. Kitts
Promised Land Canaan
Saw Mill of Europe Sweden
Sea of Mountains British Columbia
Spice Island of the West Grenada
Storehouse of the World Mexico
Twin City Budapest
Valley of Kings Thebes
Venice of the East Bangkok (Thailand), Allepey (India)
Venice of the North Stockholm, Sweden
White City Belgrade, Yugoslavia
White Man’s Grave Guinea Coast
Windy City Chicago, U.S.A
Workshop of Europe Belgium
World Loneliest Island Tristanda Cunha
World’s Bread Basket Prairies of N.America
Worlds chocolate capital Hershey Pennsylvania
Yellow River River Hwang Ho (China)

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