Admittedly, many among them do not have big eyes to draw. That France is the ‘country of the Franks’, Rwanda ‘the land of the Rwandans’ and Iceland ‘land of ice’, you wonder probably not. Other countries, however, have a slightly gekkere origin.Read also A la carte: here is the local cuisine all over the world, from
you Know, for example, ‘the land of the many rabbits’, ‘the country on the border’ or ‘place of shelter’? That are, respectively, Spain, Ukraine and Malta. In Africa you will find then again the countries with the bizarre names ‘the islands’ (Algeria), ‘border’ (Egypt), ‘the land of burnt faces (Ethiopia), ‘those who fled’ (Botswana) and ‘hippo’ (Mali).
another holiday is " men with kroezelhaar’ or, respectively, Papua New Guinea. The vast Canada gets the ironic translation ‘the village’.
be Confusing, the countries ‘little Venice’ and ‘the land of the Romans’. Although both countries Italy do think, this is about Venezuela and Romania. Italy itself bears the mysterious name of ‘the land of the small cattle’.
Who still wants to know more about of the origin of some countries, in the research of the creators of the map diving. That have all of their findings and conclusions are combined in an easy to read table that briefly says something about every country in the world. The map in big size, you can here.