Top Ten Funniest Country Names


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, more.

Me and my friends say Turkey and Hungary are best friends.

I always think of Thanksgiving whenever I hear this country's name. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Lemme guess: Thanksgiving is the most loved holiday. - GrapeJuiceK

I know it’s called “Turkey” but it wasn’t called it to be a country on purpose. - JoeBoi

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2 Djibouti Djibouti

I don't know anything about this country's history or culture and I am sure it is absolutely amazing but the name is pretty funny. - SoccerFan

I am going to kick Djibouti

Funny makes no sense

If there's an earthquake in eastern Africa, It'll certainly...

Shake Djibouti.

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3 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.

Russia to the kitchen, I'm Hungary, better get some Turkey and when you're done, could you give me a back massage while your hands still have some Greece on them? - Ac

Actually Hungary is a really cool name, it is really petty to people who seem only the hungry word in this great country. - MatrixGuy

Hungary and Turkey are best friends! - micahisthebest

Give me food

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4 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

The name "Russia" comes from a Viking tribe, the Rus.

I'm not going to laugh at the Russians! - Britgirl

I'm Russian myself and I'm honored by the pronunciation.

Stop Stalin and Start Russian!

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5 Tonga Tonga Tonga, officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands of which 36 are inhabited.

Tonga is called a cart pulled by a horse in hindi

Like a Tonga line? - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

It sounds weird... doesn't it? - 0744rose

Remove the 'a' and you'll have Tong and adding 'ue' it will be Tongue. - JackLawler

6 Niger Niger Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River.

Haha so funny

Very awesome place to originate from. Black always welcome

No need to explain

Haha,india nigerdey so funny

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7 Finland Finland

If SpongeBob didn't exist, this would still be funny because it's like a land of fins. But Patrick made this country's name 50 times better. - TeamRocket747

Is Patrick okay? - Datguyisweird666

"Finland! " - Patrick Star
What makes the name Finland so funny is not really the name itself, but rather how it has been cemented into popular culture and Internet culture, all thanks to this pink starfish. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

FINLAND! -Vestalis

8 Swaziland Swaziland

Someone is gonna get confused why Swaziland!

Swaziland is fun

Is the Swazi Kingdom named after Switzerland? - JackLawler

Swastikaland lol

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9 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city more.

Georgia is a US state, a country name and a name. - JackLawler

Not only is it the name of a country, but it’s also the name of a US state. - JoeBoi

I'm from georgia and real name of georgia is saqartvelo-საქარ - ვ"ლო

10 Fiji Fiji Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles northeast of New Zealand's North Island.

Spelt like "Fiji". If you replaces the first "I" you'll have Fuji. - JackLawler

I eat horse meat

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11 Cameroon Cameroon

David Cameron - TeamRocket747

I like the "OO" but it also sounds like Cameron (name) or the word camera. - lolingdog9000

Replace one of the 'o' and you'll have Cameroon - JackLawler

MY HOme country - Andyman234

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12 Marshall Islands Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.

I like china, I know lots of people from china

Paw patrol dalmatian

Marshall's a boy name. - JackLawler

13 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Greece? Uh, doesn't it sound like the word "grease"? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Man Greece has done a lot and now it’s a thing in food.

14 Nauru Nauru Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific.
15 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

In the north of England, they pronounce "no way" like this. For example, they say "There's Norway I'm doing that." - Britgirl

I visited Norway last summer, very beautiful place! - Catacorn

I really want to visit Norway one day I might go to Norway

16 Oman Oman Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

America, no invading, America no invading, America no invading.
OMAN! - TeamRocket747

Ohh man I can't wait to go to Oman. - Picklesthekitten45

Oman not good 2 compotor please 2 help

17 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.

The father of New Guinea is Guinea. So, I can see why it has Papa in the name. - TeamRocket747

Papa New Guinea

PAPUNU_GUNA Sounds like funny - chandrakantsahu1993

PAPUA? can I have a NEW GUINEA? - AlphaQ

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18 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

I thought I was on Greenland when I was on your country. - dewgiby

Iceland is the name of a store. - JackLawler

"I Hate Iceland" - The Internet - dewgiby

Same with Greenland, why is this country called Iceland when it’s green. - JoeBoi

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19 Greenland Greenland Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Greenland is made of rock and ice caps!

The funny part is that the name is a lie. - SovietZephyr

Despite not being a country greenland is not green at all - ikerevievs

Why is Greenland called that if it’s all ice and snow? - JoeBoi

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20 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. more.
21 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

If you replace the 'r' with a 'c' you'll have Iceland. - JackLawler

22 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

Sounds like "Crane" without the u - lolingdog9000

U a crane - Datguyisweird666

23 Grenada Grenada


24 San Marino San Marino San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino, also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains.

"the most serene republic of San Marino" - RecklessGreed

Dan Marino

25 Montenegro Montenegro

It has negro in it

If you look it up in the dictionary, the last two syllables make an offensive word!


Mount... Negro?

My g

26 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, more.

The English pronunciation of China sounds like "tea on" in Russian.

Fun word to say

27 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked sovereign state located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

One of the funniest names yet

Uber Code: Zimbabwe


28 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.


29 Nepal Nepal Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign state located in South Asia. more.

Sounds like "nipple"

It does soundle like nipple I will call it nipple now

"Neh-pAAl". Westerners always gotta ruin pronunciations. Its not "Ni-paul"

30 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 . more.

I really like saying Switzerland


31 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.
32 Yemen Yemen Yemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

yeah man

Kyle: Wanna go football
John: Ye man

Yeet man. - TeamRocket747

33 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.

Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains, and travel by boat is common.

34 Uruguay Uruguay Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

"Hmm, there it is: Au-stra-li-a. I'll be damned! Hehehehe, look at this country! You-are-gay. Hehehehehehehehe! "

35 Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated 8 million people in 2013, and an area of 143,100 km2.
36 Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall more.

This should be number 1 funny country name fun to say!

I love your Country

37 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
38 Togo Togo Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.

Its sounds like oppo camera but I swear its some type of company

39 Uganda Uganda
40 Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

Jamaican me throw up - bacon

Sounds like Did you make her go?. In English

41 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Northern Ireland is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.
42 Estonia Estonia
43 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north. With a population of approximately more.
44 Benin Benin
45 Cuba Cuba Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a sovereign state comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
46 Guinea Guinea
47 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.
48 Peru Peru Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America, bordered by Colombia and Ecuador to north, Brazil to east, Bolivia to south-east, Chile to south and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru is mostly known for being where the Inca people originally came from. The capital of more.

Sounds like a cat sneezing

49 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

A united state can't be united when there is school shootings

Uh... what's so funny about the name United States? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

What's funny? The name? Not really! - 0744rose

50 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

India has gone through name changed in history, it might have been called Hindustan even, but that wouldn't have contributed to the glamourous title of "incredible India" would it

What is funny in that? - 0744rose

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