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Geography

Geography study tool for HS Quiz Bowl, covering nicknames and former names

QuestionAnswer
Britain of the South New Zealand
The Battlefield of Europe Belgium
City of Magnificent Distances Washington, D.C.
City of Popes Rome
Dairy of Northern Europe Denmark
Empire City New York
Forbidden City Lhasa (Tibet)
Garden of England Kent
City of Seven Hills Rome
Gate of Tears Babel-Mandab, Jerusalem
Great White Way Broadway (New York)
Granite City Aberdeen (Scotland)
Gift of Nile Egypt
Gibraltar of the Indian Ocean Aden
Eternal City Rome
Herring Pond (give real/current name) Atlantic Ocean
Hermit Kingdom Korea (this is horrible!!!)
Holy Land Palestine
Island of Cloves Madagascar
Isle of Spring Jamaica
Key to the Mediterranean Gibraltar
Land of Cakes Scotland
Land of the Golden Fleece (from Jason myth) Australia
Land of the Golden Pagoda Myanmar
Land of Lilies Canada
Land of the Midnight Sun Norway
Land of Milk and Honey Canaan
Land of the Rising Sun Japan (hence their flag)
Land of a Thousand Lakes Finland
Land of Thunderbolt Bhutan
Land of White Elephants Thailand
Lady of Snow Canada
Little Venice Venezuela
Never Never Land Prairies (North Australia)
Pearl of Antilles Cuba
Playground of Europe Switzerland
Pillars of Hercules Straits of Gibraltar
Pearl of the Pacific Guayaquil Port (Ecuador)
The Promised Land Canaan
Quaker City Philadelphia
Queen of the Arabian Sea Kochi (India)
Queen of the Adriatic Venice
Roof of the World Pamir (Tibet)
The Sea of Mountains British Columbia
Sorrow of China River Hwang Ho
The Saw Mill of Europe Sweden
Sick Man of Europe Turkey
Sugar Bowl of the World Cuba
The Storehouse of the World Mexico
Venice of the North Stockholm
Venice of the East Bangkok (Thailand), and Allepey (India)
Yellow River Hwang Ho (China)
White City Belgrade
Windy City Chicago
White Mans Grave Guinea Coast (West Africa)
City of Arabian Nights Baghdad
Twin City Budapest
The Imperial City Rome
Golden City Johannesburg
The Modern Babylon London
Valley of Kings Thebes (as in King of Thebes)
City, Formerly known as Leningrad St. Petersburg
Country, Formerly Abyssinia Ethiopia
Formerly Congo Zaire
Formerly Burma Myanmar
Former name of Jakarta Batavia
Formerly Ceylon Sri Lanka
Former name of Belize British Honduras
Formerly East Pakistan Bangladesh
Formerly Cape Canaveral Cape Kennedy
Formerly Farmosa Taiwan
Land of Morning Calm Korea
Formerly Mesopotamia Iraq
Former name of Thailand Siam
Formerly Persia Iran
Formerly Phoenix Lebanon
Created by: NerdvanaGirl