When we get to another country, we rarely think about why it was called that way. It happens that one country was named after a coat with a hood, and another in honor of a river with shrimp. Let's find out, where the name of these countries on our planet came from.

Spain is the land of rabbits.

Carthaginians, who first came to the peninsula, called the territory - Ispania, from the Phoenician word Sphan - "rabbit".

Advertising

Top News

  • 10 good reasons to start to make love every day

    Some people believe that sex is exclusively physiological pleasure. But their opponents believe that close relations are not just physical intimacy, but show the level of trust and emotional...

  • All ingenious is simple, 24 photos

    Today, our world, it is difficult to imagine without a variety of novelties and modern design ideas. All this can greatly simplify our lives. Well, for example: a special stick to get chips out of a...

  • The most seductive wives of world football players

    We want to please you with a selection of wives of football players from all over the world who are distinguished by their beauty, elegance and femininity. 

Recommended

Animal hybrids that really exist

Many people have heard different stories about the strange and unknown animals. However, most of them are fiction. We will show you the pictures of...

People who beat all the records of laziness, 20 photos

Of course everyone can be lazy sometimes. Often you want to do nothing a whole day, sitting in front of TV set and do not go anywhere. But in every...

Arctic Oil: how to extract "black gold"

Severe winter frosts up to -50°C and severe storms with 9-meter waves in the summer  - this is the Arctic. Is it possible to extract more oil in such...

The best moments of the group round of Euro 2016

Euro 2016 group round has ended, which means that the finalists have been determined. Here you can see the funniest moments of the group round of...

The most unusual and rare breeds of dogs on Earth

There are many unusual breeds of dogs on our planet. Some of them look frankly disgusting, others - just darling. And some of these species are...

12 most amazing trees of the world

The trees are very important part of our planet. Many peple appreciate them for the benefits that they bring, but there are trees that enchant with...

The best hotels, where everything is included and even more

The site for tourists and lovers of travel TripAdvisor unveiled the annual ranking of the best hotels in the world. We suggest that you familiarize...

Cities of the dead

Necropolises appear throughout our planet. There are even some Necropolises that architects created ad accurate copies of conventional cities....

Top 10 main mistakes of parents in children upbringing

Family psychotherapist Mike Leary compiled a list of the most common mistakes that parents make. The Psychologies portal quotes him: "Many times I...

Donald Trump’s vehicle fleet: the coolest cars of the 45th US President

As soon as Donald Trump had won the elections the company General Motors said it was preparing special armored car Cadillac for the new US...

10 most important changes in the football rules

Since June of this year some football rules have been changed. Note that the rules have changed for the first time during 130 years! Of course, the...

12 most strange superstitions from around the world

For your attention here is a selection of superstitions that millions of people in different parts of our planet believe in, is written by atlas100.blogspot.com.