Famous Country Nicknames and Their Backstories (Part 1)

Listed below are 8 Country Nicknames Part 1 and stories behind calling them such… 1. Afghanistan – Graveyard of Empires The place itself has been a battleground of empires.  The most notorious country which is hard to conquer and even to govern.  None of the conquerors became very successful to maintain their permanent rule in this country. 2. Albania – Land of the Eagles Albania used eagle as a symbol for their country which includes their national flag.  Its nickname “Land of the Eagles” is based on a legendary story…

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