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Test Your Geography Knowledge

Updated on March 9, 2010

Geography: World of Facts

Holy city = Jerusalem

Land of a Thousand Lakes = Finland

Sugar Bowl of World = Cuba

   Lighthouse of the Mediterranean= Stromboli

  Pearl of Antilles= Cuba

Land of Maple leaves= Canada

Land of Lillies= Canada

White City= Belgrade

Windy Ciy=Chicago

Big Game Country/Parkland of the World= African Savannah

Horn of Africa= Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti 

Herring Pond= Atlantic Ocean

Land of Golden Fleece= Australia

Land of Kangaroo= Australia

City of Fall Lines= Philadelphia 

Emerald Island = Ireland

Land of Thunderbolt = Bhutan

Land of Rising Sun = Japan

Gateway of India = Bombay

Roof of World = The Pamirs

Land of Midnight Sun = Norway

Dark Continent = Africa

City of Seven Hills = Rome

Playground of Europe = Switzerland

Island of Cloves = Zanzibar

Yellow River = Hawang-Ho

China's Sorrow = Hwang Ho

Blue Mountains = Nilgiri Hills

Bengal's Sorrow = Damodar river

City of Palaces = Kolkota

City of Skyscrapers = New York

Cockpit of Europe = Belgium

Empire city = New York

Granite city = Aberdeen

PinkCity = Jaipur

Land of Golden Pagoda = Burma

Land of Morning Calm = Korea

Land of Maple Leaf = Canada

Land of Thousand Elephants = Laos

Land of White Elephants = Thailand

Land of Five Rivers = Punjab

Gift of Nile = Egypt



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    • Lamme profile image

      Lamme 7 years ago

      I've heard of many of these, but there were several I hadn't heard. Very fun reading! I'll add mine too :)

      Land of 10,000 Lakes - Minnesota

    • William F. Torpey profile image

      William F Torpey 7 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

      This was fun to read, bhalla_neet. But I would add two more:

      City of Brotherly Love -- Philadelphia,

      City of Gracious Living -- Yonkers, New York.