It’s interesting to note that some countries share their name with their capital city, which can be a unique aspect of their identity. Let’s explore a few examples:
Situated in the southern part of North America, Mexico, formally known as the United Mexican States, shares its borders with the United States to the north, Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea to the southeast, and the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Gulf of Mexico to the east. Remarkably, the capital city of Mexico is also called Mexico City, confirming the country’s name.
Nestled between three larger neighbors, Belgium, France, and Germany, Luxembourg is primarily a rural country with diverse landscapes. It boasts the Ardennes woodlands and parks to the north, rocky gorges in the Mullerthal region to the east, and the Moselle river valley to the southeast. Luxembourg City, the capital, is renowned for its medieval walled district perched on a cliff face.
Positioned on the isthmus connecting Central and South America, Panama is famous for the engineering marvel known as the Panama Canal, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, turning the country into a vital shipping hub. Panama City offers a striking contrast between modern skyscrapers, casinos, and nightclubs and the historical charm of the Casco Viejo neighborhood, set against the backdrop of lush rainforests in the Natural Metropolitan Park.…See More