8 Letter Countries

The names of the countries shown here all include eight letters. Across the six continents, a total of 24 nations have eight letters in their names. Keep in mind that although the names of these countries all contain eight letters in English, other languages may have more or less. North America/Central America: Barbados Dominica (not … Read more

10 Letter Countries

Can you explain the origin of various national names? Most nations get their names from one of four sources: a notable figure in the country’s history, a geographical reference, a geographical feature, or a cultural group. For instance, the term Khazakh, from the old Turkic qaz, meaning to travel, accurately describes the nomadic lifestyle of … Read more