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Geographical Sobriquets

Surname Name
Bengal’s Sorrow Damodar River
Blue Mountains Nilgiri Hills
City of Sky-scrapers New York
City of Seven Hills Rome
City of Dreaming Spires Oxford
City of  palaces Kolkata
City of Golden Gate San Francisco
City of Magnificent Buildings Washington D.C.
City of Eternal Springs Quito(S.America)
China’s Sorrow Hwang Ho
Cockpit of Europe Belgium
Dark Continent Africa
Emerald Isle Ireland
Eternal City Rome
Empire City New York
Forbidden City Lhasa (Tibet)
Garden City Chicago
Gate of Tears Strait of Bab-el Mandeb
Gateway  of India Mumbai
Gift of the Nile Eqypt
Granite City Aberdeen (Scotland)
Hermit Kingdom Korea
Herring Pond Atlantic Ocean
Holy Land Jerusalem
Island Continent Australia
Island of Cloves Zanzibar
Isle of Pearls Bahrein (Peesian Gulf)
Key of the Mediterranean Gibralter
Land of Cakes Scotland
Land of Golden Fleece Australia
Land of Maple Leaf Canada
Land of Midnight Sun Norway
Land of the Thousand Lakes Finland
Land of the Thunderbolt Bhutan
Land of white Elephant Thailand
Land of Five Rivers Punjab
Land of Thousand Elephants Laos
Land of Rising Sun Japan
Loneliest Island Tristan De Gunha (Mid-Atlantic)
Manchester of Japan Osaka
Pillars of Hercules Strait of Gibraltar
Pearl of the Antilles Cuba
Playground of Europe Switzerland
Quaker City Philadelphia
Queen of the Adriatic Venice
Roof of the World The Pamirs
Rose Pink City Jaipur
Sugar bowl of the World Cuba
Venice of the North Stockholm
Windy City Chicago
Whirteman’s grave Guinea Coast of Africa
Yellow River Huang Ho (China)

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