Top Ten Countries With the Weirdest Names

pupcatdog
I am trying not to insult, sometimes counties just have weird names (not in your langauge)

The Top Ten

1 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, ...read more.

I'm Hungary. Now I'm Russian to the kitchen to czech the fridge. There is Turkey but it's covered in Greece. There's Norway I'm gonna eat that. - Brobusky

TUrkEy Is So YumMy - pupcatdog

2 Mali Mali
3 Zambia Zambia
4 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
5 Rwanda Rwanda Rwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a sovereign state in central and east Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.
6 Oman Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
7 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.

What is this name lool

It looks hard to pronounce, but it isn't too hard if you learn how to (I was born in Kyrgyzstan).

Kir-giz-stan.

If you want, you can remove the "s" for just Kirgiztan. - AsianBlood

8 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.

Excuse me but ethiopia dosen't have a weird names. You say that because ethiopian names are in amharic language. By the way I'm an american but all my family are ethiopian. Thanks

9 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

I know a lovely girl called Mai Ling Ping (I think that's how it's spelled) - Britgirl

We need to stop choyna - Puga

10 Djibouti Djibouti

...I thought this would be #1

The Contenders

11 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. ...read more.
12 Guatemala Guatemala Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.
13 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia. ...read more.

God: The countries look like nipples.

Jesus: Well you can't just name a country Nipples.

God: How about Nepal?

Jesus: Ooo I like that!

God: What a shocker, God gets it right.

(From Family Guy) - Redrocm

Sounds like "nipple".

14 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . ...read more.
15 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

This country sucks

16 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.
17 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina or Bosnia & Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, and, in short, often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
18 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.
19 Uganda Uganda

Should be higher on this list

20 Montenegro Montenegro

Mon-the-neh-grow.
And no, it's not a racist name! - Swellow

21 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. ...read more.

So weird, they call themselves shqip, every other language is Albania

22 Nauru Nauru Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific.
23 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. ...read more.
24 Finland Finland
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