Background > Countries named after legendary figures: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Countries named after legendary figures and deities.
Belarus Rus (legendary figure)
Cambodia Sage Kambu Swayambhuva
Czech Republic Čech (legendary figure)
Djibouti "Djibouti" means "Land of Tehuti" or "Land of Thoth ", after the Egyptian Moon God
Israel Jacob , who was also called Israel in the Bible (legendary figure)
Laos possibly after Lava
Romania from " Rome " / " Roman ", which possibly comes from Romulus
Russia Rus (legendary figure)
Tunisia possibly from the Phoenician goddess Tanith


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