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
2%
2%
91%
2%
37
flagGreece
8%
5%
80%
2%
36
flagSwitzerland
0%
15%
76%
7%
13
flagAustralia
7%
7%
75%
8%
69
flagSpain
0%
20%
66%
13%
15
flagSweden
7%
21%
64%
7%
14
flagPakistan
4%
27%
63%
4%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
21%
63%
10%
19
flagGermany
19%
10%
59%
9%
164
flagNorway
8%
8%
58%
16%
12
flagDenmark
16%
16%
58%
8%
12
flagthe United States
10%
21%
57%
9%
549
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
20%
55%
11%
217
flagthe Netherlands
14%
20%
54%
11%
35
flagAustria
15%
15%
52%
10%
19
flagUnknown
9%
20%
48%
18%
43
flagCanada
9%
25%
47%
17%
51
flagthe Philippines
6%
26%
46%
20%
15
flagPoland
18%
22%
45%
12%
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flagIndia
19%
19%
45%
14%
136