Which country derives its name from the word "South"?

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"Australis" means "South" in Latin. Following European discovery, names for the Australian landmass were often references to the legendary Terra Australis Incognita - an "unknown land of the South" which appeared on many maps since Roman times.
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flagItaly
1%
8%
84%
5%
58
flagRomania
0%
0%
80%
13%
15
flagAustralia
6%
6%
76%
8%
89
flagGreece
9%
6%
76%
4%
43
flagFrance
0%
12%
75%
12%
16
flagSpain
0%
17%
70%
11%
17
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
12%
67%
10%
40
flagSweden
7%
21%
64%
7%
14
flagGermany
14%
10%
62%
10%
321
flagPakistan
3%
26%
61%
7%
26
flagthe United States
10%
21%
58%
9%
624
flagSwitzerland
17%
13%
56%
4%
23
flagthe Philippines
10%
20%
55%
15%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
22%
52%
12%
295
flagthe Netherlands
18%
16%
52%
12%
48
flagAustria
13%
19%
50%
13%
36
flagUnknown
9%
20%
48%
18%
43
flagIndia
18%
17%
47%
14%
154
flagPoland
18%
22%
46%
12%
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flagCanada
7%
24%
46%
21%
65