You probably know what your own country’s name means, but many other countries have very interesting stories behind their names. Here is a very interesting map for those who want to learn a bit more about the different nations on our planet.
There are 193 countries recognized by the United Nations and honestly here at Flytrippers we want to visit all of them at least once, because each and every one of them has something unique. And that’s precisely why we try to spot deals to as many different destinations as we can on our cheap flight deals page.
Many travel enthusiasts will at least recognize the name of each one of these 193 countries, even the most obscure ones (speaking of, we were just in Brunei last month), however it’s very unlikely that someone knows what the literal translation of these names is.
That’s why I find this map really cool. A few years ago, Australian website Compare Credit Cards used multiple sources to put together all the country name translations on one very interesting map.
It’s a great way to learn interesting factoids quickly by glancing at one informative map. You can therefore easily become more knowledgeable about the countries you’ve visited… or those you dream of visiting soon.
So here is the literal meaning of every country’s name continent by continent, and then the complete map.
The Complete Map
Which translation surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments below!
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