Top Ten Weirdest Country Names

The Top Ten

1 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated at the crossroads of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe.

I first heard about this country from the game Splinter Cell - bobbythebrony

I think top 1 would be Brunei, officially, " Nation of Brunei, abode of peace"

Learns about this country from Geography Now

Oh, ya

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2 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe V 3 Comments
3 Belarus Belarus

Sounds a bit like walrus - RockStarr

4 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

I love flag though! The country's great but the names weird - RockStarr

Very nice country

5 Djibouti Djibouti

I can see djibouti

Dji-Booty

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

It is pronounced like niz-air. Not the word I know your laughing about.

Uh oh what happens if you out a g next to the other g in the name - RockStarr

9 Nicaragua Nicaragua Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus.

I love this coountry

ILLUMINATI IN THE FLAG - RockStarr

10 Turkey Turkey Turkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Qatar Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

I thought this would be 1

This is the weirdest because English language. It should be Quatar in English language but in this, there's no I ending the q...

12 Lesotho Lesotho Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa.

I've never heard of this country - RockStarr

13 Bahrain Bahrain

It sounds like Ebinizer Scrooge was forced to give charity because of rain or something. Like "Bah! Rain.."

14 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia.

So weird and hard to pronounce the first time you see it.

Greatest sport ever

15 Slovakia Slovakia

It's an awesome name. It should NOT be so high in here.

The gosh looks a bit like France - RockStarr

16 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
17 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, officially known as the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in northern Central Asia, with a sliver of its territory west of the Ural River extending into Eastern Europe. V 1 Comment
18 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. ...read more.
19 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan is a dry, landlocked country . It is one of two doubly landlocked countries in the world (that is, a country completely surrounded by landlocked countries in Central Asia . ...read more.
20 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.
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