endonymsDid you know that a country’s own name for itself is called an ENDONYM?  You can find a map of the world’s endonyms at: endonymmap.com

The interactive map on the website allows you to zoom in and explore.  Country names are written in the country’s primary writing system. (e.g., in Africa you can see Arabic and Ethiopic script).  This is a fun way to explore the world!

Check out endonymmap.com today with your students or your family.  You’re in for a fun and educational web-based experience.


Ms. Shibata